1000 Friends of Maryland was a nonprofit that advocated for smart growth initiatives. In 2018, the organization merged with Preservation Maryland. This accession consists of press clippings, reports and other publications, photographs, correspondence, minutes, and audiovisual materials.
Aaron “AC” Claxton (b. 1977) is a musician and business owner who was active in the Washington, D.C. hardcore punk scene in the early 1990s. The Aaron Claxton collection on D.C. Hardcore contains items that span the years 1992 to 1995; the bulk of the materials date from 1992 to 1993, when Claxton was a member of the hardcore band Gauge. The materials in this collection primarily consist of show fliers and photographs related to shows that Claxton performed at or attended.
Cyrilly Abels (1903-1975) was the managing editor of Mademoiselle magazine from 1950 through the early 1960s, when she opened her own literary agency. Abels was literary agent, editor, and close friend of Katherine Anne Porter. The collection consists of letters, postcards, and notes to and from Porter concerning daily life and publishing efforts. Some of the correspondence is addressed to Jerome Weinstein, Abels's husband.
Acton E. Ostling was a teacher, director, and composer in Endicott, New York where he directed the Union-Endicott High School Band. This collection includes correspondence, press, scores, and scrapbooks chronicling his career. Many of the materials relate to Ostling's involvement in Fife and Drum Corps.
Karin Elizabeth Ades (1944-2015) devoted her career to public service broadcasting and educational television. After working for public television station WMVS (Milwaukee, WI) from 1968 to 1974, Karin Ades worked in public relations and promotion for the Public Television Library and PBS Video from 1974-1981. The collection includes press clips and publications documenting National Association of Education Broadcasters' (NAEB) graphic and design awards and WMVS/WMVT activities.