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Maryland Real Estate Appraisal collection

 Collection 0500-MDHC
This accession consists of real estate appraisal directories, flood insurance maps (covering many localities in Maryland, some in Virginia, and Washington, D.C.), property maps (of Montgomery, Prince George's, and Howard counties), weekly reports from TRW Redi Data, Lusk Reports, microfiche with property data (for Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties), and real estate atlases (of Montgomery and Prince George's counties).

Dates

  • 1977-1996
  • Majority of material found within 1986-1996

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection. A preliminary inventory is available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Extent

31.5 Linear Feet (18 record storage boxes and 3 microfiche boxes)

18 Items (Atlases)

Content Description

The Maryland Real Estate Appraisal Collection covers the time period from 1977-1996; the bulk of the materials date from 1986-1996. This collection consists of real estate appraisal directories, flood insurance maps (covering many localities in Maryland, some in Virginia, and Washington, D.C.), property maps (of Montgomery, Prince George's, and Howard counties), weekly reports from TRW Redi Data, Lusk Reports, microfiche with property data (for Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties), and real estate atlases (of Montgomery and Prince George's counties).  

Custodial History

This collection was donated to University of Maryland Libraries by Peter R. Vidi on July 10, 2018.

Processing Information

These materials were received by the University of Maryland Libraries in 2018. Upon arrival, the materials were re-housed into archival quality boxes and placed in acid-free folders. Textual records were left in the original order in which they were received. Microfiche was arranged chronologically by county.
Title
Guide to the Maryland Real Estate Appraisal collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212