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Joseph Weber papers

 Collection 0293-UA
Abstract Joseph Weber (1919-2000) was a University of Maryland physicist credited with conducting early research into the fields of laser theory and gravitational wave detection. Dr. Weber's wave detection experiments began in 1958 and while he reported positive results, these could not be duplicated. Weber's work would inspire other scientists in these fields, and he is considered one of the pioneers in these areas due to his creative thinking. The papers consist of working notes, correspondence,...

Maurice Webster papers

 Collection 0191-MMC
Abstract Maurice Webster (1913-2001), veteran CBS radio executive, began as a radio announcer at KVI in Seattle in 1932 before moving to KNX in Los Angeles in 1937. He was 21 and featured in Broadcasting magazine as one of the three youngest network radio announcers in the country. He was named general manager at KCBS in San Francisco in 1958 and, in 1961, became vice-president and general manager of radio spot sales at CBS. This collection covers his professional activities from the 1930s to the...

Bill Weems collection

 Collection 0179-UA

This collection consists of approximately 2,640 color slides taken in 1985 by photographer Bill Weems for the publication Maryland: A University Portrait. The slides cover a wide range of campus life in the 1980s. Athletics, graduation, academic buildings, and campus scenes are all strongly represented. Other categories include art, dance, music, science, theater, marching band, reunions, and faculty, staff, and students.

Weems Family papers

 Collection 0506-MDHC
Abstract The Weems Family papers consist mostly of letters between members of the Weems family, most notably John C. Weems, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1826 to 1829. Weems was originally elected to the House of Representatives to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Joseph Kent but was reelected for the following session. He was born in Waterloo, Calvert County, Maryland, in 1778; attended St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland; and died in Anne Arundel County,...

Weems-Reynolds Family papers

 Collection 0156-MDHC

This collection contains the papers of the Weems family, one of the oldest families in Maryland, and of the Reynolds and Petherbridge families, which were related to the Weems family by marriage. The collection consists of correspondence, maps and monographs, and addresses such subjects as state and local politics; the Republican National Convention in Baltimore (1893); Weems family genealogy; horticulture; the family's history as enslavers; religion; and election fraud in Maryland.

Leonard Weinberg collection

 Collection 0121-LBR

Leonard Weinberg was a Baltimore lawyer in the 1920s until the 1970s. This collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting legal cases which Weinberg worked on, especially a case involving the Baltimore clothing company of L. Greif & Bros and the National Recovery Administration.

WENR-KYW station collection

 Collection 0047-MMC-LAB

WENR and KYW were both AM radio stations in Chicago that began broadcasting in the 1920s. This collection documents the personnel and broadcasting history of both stations during the early years of radio and includes the contents of several scrapbooks with photographs, letters, pamphlets, notes, reports, and newspaper articles. There is also material relating to a survey of 18 broadcasting stations in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions conducted in 1929.

Thurman B. Wenzl papers

 Collection — Box: 1 0535-LBR
Content Description Thurman Wenzl was a longshoreman in Baltimore, Maryland from 1974-2011. His papers include his memoir, journals describing his time working at the Baltimore Docks, dock safety information, and information on his union activities, as well as some photographs and photographic slides from different docks. Most of the papers are related to the Baltimore area. Wenzl worked with the International Longshoreman’s Association from 1974-1982 to promote safe working environments. The papers...

Glenway Wescott collection

 Collection 0050-LIT
Abstract Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. Wescott's papers include several versions of the manuscript for a never-completed edition of some of Porter's letters. The book was titled Letters to a Circle of Friends 1933-1962: Thirty Years of Friendship and was to include correspondence from Porter, Wescott, Monroe Wheeler,...

Virginia Pate Wetter papers

 Collection 0564-MMC
Abstract Sarah Virginia "Dinny" Forwood Pate Wetter (1919-2018) was a radio broadcast manager and executive. Wetter co-founded and served for many years as the chair and CEO of the Chesapeake Broadcasting Corporation, which managed stations WASA (AM) and WHDG (FM) in Havre de Grace, Maryland. Wetter was also a member of American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) and served as the organization's national president from 1970 to 1971. AWRT was founded in 1951 to "advance the impact of women in...

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Special Collections and University Archives 1062
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 373
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