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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.

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.


1 Folders

Guide to the Homecoming 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