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Joe F. Blair collection

 Collection 0097-UA
Joe F. Blair, known widely as "Joe Blair," served as the University of Maryland sports information director from 1950 until 1962, as well as the football publicist from 1988 until his death in November 1995. This collection primarily consists of photographs of the football program from the 1950s, including the "Queen's Game" in 1957. This collection also contains a small portion of photographs related to University of Maryland basketball. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.

Dates

  • 1951-1990
  • Majority of material found within 1951-1961

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed and is known to contain restricted materials. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been extensively reviewed for content or condition. The collection will need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Extent

3.00 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Joe F. Blair collection
Status
Abstract
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
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

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212