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Robert Horne papers

 Collection 0040-MDHC

Robert C. Horne joined the National Park Service in 1935 and became involved in Capital Parks planning and development in the Washington metropolitan area. A member of the National Capital Planning Commission Coordinating Committee, Horne subsequently became Associate Regional Director for the National Capital Region and Assistant to the Director of the National Capital and Urban Park Affairs. Horne also served as the President of the Montgomery County Civic Federation and as a delegate to the Interfederation Council. His papers include information about the various organizations and committees with which Horne was associated, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers, highways, freeways, flood plains, transportation, zoning, and housing.

An inventory is available for this collection, please see the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid for more information.


  • 1952-1970

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.


3.50 Linear Feet

Custodial History

The papers of Robert C. Horne were deposited with the University of Maryland Archives from 1973-1975.

Guide to the Robert Horne 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