Herb Hartnett served as the Director of Sports Information at the University of Maryland from 1988 to 1996. Hartnett served in the same position at the University of Pennsylvania (1977-1988) before coming to Maryland. In 2009, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) inducted Hartnett into their Veterans Hall of Fame. This collection contains University of Maryland themed memorabilia that the donor collected during his time in sports media, including t-shirts, magnets, buttons, flags, mugs, and athletics press passes. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.