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M Book collection

 Collection 0170-UA

The University of Maryland M Book serves as the student handbook provided to all incoming freshman. The M Book includes messages from administrators, university bylaws and rules of behavior, academic calendars, and information about campus life, student organizations, and parking. This collection consists of six photographs (8x10) of university administrators from the 1950s and 1960s: Adele Stamp (Dean of Women), Albin Kuhn (Executive Vice President), Leon Smith (Dean of Arts & Sciences), Frederic Mavis (Dean of the College of Engineering), Lester Fraley (Dean of Physical Education), and Gordon Cairns (Dean of the College of Agriculture).


  • circa 1950-1960

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.


1 Folders

Related Material

More information about and additional copies of the M Book can be found in the University Publications collection, under "Student Handbooks." Digitized copies of the M Book, spanning from 1916 to 2002, are also available online.

Guide to the M Book collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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

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