Skip to main content
Use the right side menu to identify relevant boxes and place requests.

Alma H. Preinkert publication

 Collection 0130-UA

Alma H. Preinkert (1895-1954) was the registrar at the University of Maryland from 1936 until her murder during a home invasion on February 28, 1954. A graduate of George Washington University, she began as the assistant registrar at Maryland in 1919 and earned a master's degree from the university in 1923. This collection consists of a 1940 publication by Preinkert titled The Works of the Registrar: A Summary of Principles and Practices in American Universities and Colleges - A Basis for a Proposed Manual for Registrars. The manuscript was written in reponse to a proposal to a create a registrar's handbook at the American Association of College Registrars convention in 1939.


  • 1940

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.


0.25 Linear Feet

Guide to the Alma H. Preinkert publication
Minimally Processed
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