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Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment, and Entrance records

 Collection 0028-UA
Formed in 1920 to succeed the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment, and College Entrance, the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment, and Entrance determined the format of the university catalogue, school calendar, status of incoming students, and standards of admission. These records consists of correspondence, reports, and minutes documenting the activities and decisions of the committee.

Dates

  • 1920-1930

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

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

79 Items

Scope and Content of Collection

The Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance records consist of minutes, correspondence, and reports from meetings from 1920 to 1930.

Administrative History

Formed in 1920, the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance succeeded the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and College Entrance. This committee, comprised of various deans and professors, determined the format of the catalogue, school calendar, status of incoming students, and standards of admission. Percy White Zimmerman, Dean of the School of Agriculture, served as chair from 1920 to 1923. In 1924, W. S. Small, Dean of the College of Education became the new chair, a position he held until May 1930.

W. M. Hillegeist continued serving as secretary, a position held on the previous committee, during 1921. Then, from 1922 to 1930, Assistant Registrar Alma H. Preinkert filled that position.

The committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance existed until May 1930, when it was renamed the Committee on Catalogue, Registration, and Entrance.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged as two series:
Series 1
Minutes
Series 2
Correspondence and Reports

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The records of the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance were transferred to the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries by the Office of Admissions and Registration in 1976.

Related Material

The University of Maryland also maintains the minutes and correspondence of the body which preceded the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance, the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment, and College Entrance (1918-1920) and the successor group, Committee on Catalogue, Registration, and Entrance (1930-1935).

Processing Information

The documents were separated from the Records of the Committee on Faculty, which consisted of the records of Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment and Entrance and its predecessor and successor groups. After the removal of paper clips and staples, the records were placed in acid-free folders and stored in an acid-free box. In 2009, restrictions on this collection were lifted after being closed for a period of 75 years.
Title
Guide to the Committee on Catalogue, Student Enrollment, and Entrance records
Status
Completed
Author
Guide prepared by Karen E. Eglinton.
Date
1990-06-01
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