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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

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Guide to the Alma H. Preinkert publication
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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