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Queen's Game collection

 Collection 0092-UA

The Queen's Game Collection consists of materials about the Queen's Game, played October 19, 1957, between the University of Maryland and the University of North Carolina and attended by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip. The collection consists of records of the event and assorted memorabilia. The records consist of videotape copies of film taken in 1957, as well as written reminiscences collected for the fortieth anniversary of the event. The memorabilia consists of a ticket stubs from the game and a neckerchief worn by one of the Boy Scouts who ushered at the event. There is also a 2002 magazine article containing reminiscences and a photograph, which was published in College Park.


  • 1957-2002
  • Majority of material found within 1957, 1997

Use and Access to Collection

This collection contains audiovisual materials. Items that cannot be used in the Special Collections reading room or are too fragile for researchers require that a digital copy be made prior to use. If you would like to access these materials, please contact us prior to your visit, so we may determine the proper steps to be taken.


1.50 Linear Feet

Related Material

For other material related to the Queen's Game, refer to the Cobey Family collection, the Office of the President (UMCP) records, Intercollegiate Athletics records, and Athletic Media Relations records.

Guide to the Queen's Game collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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