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This collection, donated by Virginie (nee Bennett) Brown, Class of 1951, and her husband William, contains material related to the Greater University of Maryland Fund and the Maryland Alumni of the Greater New York Area Chapter as well as football schedule cards and university decals, all dating from the late 1950s. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.
Brothers Jacob C. Volkwein (1880-1984) and Rudolph G. Volkwein (1882-1954) were bandleaders and the proprietors of Volkwein’s Music, a major music store and publishing house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The collection includes photographs, news clippings, and professional writings detailing the two brothers’ careers.
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874-1927) was an avant-garde artist and poet associated with Djuna Barnes and the Dada movement. Her papers consist of correspondence, poetry, and biographical and autobiographical notes and manuscripts documenting her life and literary career. Among the significant correspondents are Djuna Barnes, Peggy Guggenheim, and Berenice Abbott.
This collection is comprised of material documenting the activities of the Coalition to Preserve Oregon Ridge and the Black Marsh Coalition. This collection includes Reports, Memos, Clippings, Flyers, Newsletters, Correspondence, Financial Statements, Articles of Incorporation, Awards, Certificates, Presentations, Transcripts, Original Art, Applications, Statistics, Personal Notes, Minutes, Maps, and Photographs.