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Student Grade records

 Collection 0036-UA

The collection consists of report cards and grade books documenting the results of courses taken by students at the Maryland Agricultural College and the Maryland State College of Agriculture between 1860 and 1918.


  • 1860-1918

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

Scope and Content of Collection

These records includes report cards and grade books documenting the results of the courses taken by students at the Maryland Agricultural College. The bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1907.


This collection is organized as two series:

Series 1
Student Report Cards
Series 2
Grade Books

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The report cards were donated to the University of Maryland College Park Libraries in the 1970s. The grade books were received with another library donation and were transferred to the University Archives by the Acquisitions Department in 1986. The C.F. Kramer, Jr. grade books were donated to the University of Maryland Libraries in 2012.

Related Material

Information from the Office of the Registrar, which is in charge of maintaining student grades and records is available in the University Publications collection, under UPUB R5.

Processing Information

The materials were unfolded, paper clips and staples were removed, and the documents were put in acid-free folders and boxes. A guide was then prepared. In 2009, restrictions on this collection were lifted after being closed for a period of 75 years.

Guide to the Student Grade records
Addendum incorporated and guide revised by Cindy Bendroth.
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