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William Bickley papers

 Collection 0252-UA

William Bickley (1914-2010) was a professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland from 1949 to 1978. During that time, he also served as head of the department for 15 years. The William Bickley papers consist of departmental correspondence, publications, newsletters, photographs, clippings, grade books, and Bickley's personal recollections of his time at Maryland as a graduate student and professor. Also included is a bibliography of Ernest Cory, a former professor in the Entomology Department, and a history of the department.


  • 1949-1975
  • Majority of material found within 1970-1975

Use and Access to Collection

Materials of a sensitive nature, such as those containing personally identifiable information, are restricted for 75 years or the life of the individual and may by screened and removed by special collections staff. Please speak with a staff member if you believe that materials have been unnecessarily removed.

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.


0.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the William Bickley papers
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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