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Francis S. Mastropietro collection

 Collection 0124-UA

Francis "Frank" Mastropietro (1927-2009) graduated from the University of Maryland in 1951 following service in the U.S. Army. This collection contains material related to athletics, specifically football, at the university between 1949 and 1952. Included are copies of the magazines Sport Life, Collier's, and Stanley Woodward's Football featuring Maryland football players Jack Scarbath and Bob Ward. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.


  • 1949-1952
  • Majority of material found within 1950-1952

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.


1.50 Linear Feet

Separated Materials

Some materials in the collection, including football programs, pamphlets, issues of Old Line, and newspaper clippings about the football program have been transferred to the University Publications collection or integrated into the University of Maryland Vertical File under "Football."

Guide to the Francis S. Mastropietro collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script 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