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New Student Welcome and Picnic collection

 Collection 0171-UA

The University of Maryland hosted an annual campus-wide lunchtime picnic on McKeldin Mall as part of student orientation starting in August of 1991. This collection contains approximately 270 color photographs and negatives of New Student Welcome events between 1991 to 1998, including the lunchtime picnic. The photographs primarily feature students, faculty, and staff, as well as student groups, the University Band, and Testudo.


  • 1991-1998

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

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.


0.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the New Student Welcome and Picnic collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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