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George Weber collection

 Collection 0180-UA
George O. Weber (1912-2000) graduated from the University of Maryland in 1933 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and later served as Director of the Physical Plant at the university from 1946 to 1972. As senior class president, Weber helped organize the Class of 1933 gift -- Maryland's original bronze Testudo statue. During his career, Weber oversaw the construction of Byrd Stadium, Cole Field House, and the University Golf Course. This collection contains material related to the Class of 1933, including photographs of class reunions, newspaper clippings, and planning materials for the 1993 renovations to the Testudo statue. Organizational charts for the Physical Plant department are also included. Preliminary inventories are available for two subsequent accessions to this collection, which deal mostly with Physical Plant projects.

Dates

  • 1933-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1990-1998

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed, and may require pre-screening before viewing. Please contact the University Archives for more information.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the George Weber collection
Status
Abstract
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