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Homecoming collection

 Collection 0183-UA

This collection contains approximately 20 photographs and negatives of Homecoming celebrations and festivities at the University of Maryland spanning from the 1930s to 1950s. Homecoming activities pictured include football games, the University Band, parade preparations and floats, and the crowning of the Homecoming queen and courts, as well as a pig-chasing contest. Two envelopes of glass slides are also part of this collection.


  • 1933-1950
  • Majority of material found within circa 1940-1949

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

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.


1 Folders

Guide to the Homecoming collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language 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