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University Park Woman's Club records

 Collection 0532-MDHC

The University Park Woman's Club was founded in 1941 as a civic organization for the town of University Park, Maryland. This accession consists primarily of club minutes, scrapbooks, event programs, financial records, membership records, and correspondence.


  • 1928-2016
  • Majority of material found within 1941-2008

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.

Mold damage to various boxes may restrict access to parts of this collection.

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.


19.5 Linear Feet

Custodial History

This collection was donated to University of Maryland Libraries by Jacqueline Groppe, President of the University Park Woman's Club, Inc. on February 20, 2018. Anna-Mae Kobbe donated one folder of correspondence to this collection on October 25, 2018.

Processing Information

Materials first received in February 2018 mostly remain in their original enclosures and containers. Four boxes were quarantined due to mold damage. One folder of correspondence was received by the University of Maryland Libraries in October 2018. It was added to Box 1 of the University Park Woman’s Club records (acc. 2018-0048).

Guide to the University Park Woman's Club records
Finding aid created by Willem Kalbach.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742