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American Association of University Professors, College Park Chapter (AAUP) records

 Collection 0095-UA
The mission of the American Association of University Professors is "to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good." The College Park Chapter of the national faculty group was formed in the 1920s and remained active through the 1980s, addressing those issues at the university level. The records consist of publications and correspondence from the national level, as well as documentation of local activity, including the 1980 censure of the University of Maryland by the AAUP. Preliminary inventories are available in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.


  • 1927-1988
  • Majority of material found within 1970-1987

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed and contains 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 may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.


5.75 Linear Feet

Related Material

Additional material relating to the American Association of University Professors, College Park Chapter may be found in the Records of the President's Office (0062 UA), the Records of the Chancellor's Office (0002 UA), or the University Publications collection (UPUB A45).
Guide to the American Association of University Professors, College Park Chapter (AAUP) records
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