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Maryland 4-H Center records

 Collection 0081-UA

The Maryland 4-H Center's programs for youth and families are affiliated with the Maryland Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Maryland. The records document the history of Maryland 4-H and its activities such as camping, fair displays, competitions, and judging of horticulture, dairy, and livestock projects. Materials include reports, correspondence, legal and financial records, publications, and photographs. This collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.


  • 1919 - circa 1969
  • Majority of material found within circa 1940 - 1949

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been 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.

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.


76.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Maryland 4-H Center records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742