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us: University of Maryland, College Park



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    • us: University of Maryland (College Park campus)
    • us: Maryland. University of Maryland, College Park
    • us: Universidad de Maryland
    • us: UMCP
    • us: U.M.C.P.
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    • found: Phone call to Robert F. Kendig, dir. univ. planning, Univ. of Md., 2/10/82 (Official name of the College Park campus is University of Maryland, College Park; this form and the form University of Maryland at College Park have both been used on publications; the system, whose official name is University of Maryland, was created in 1970; the headquarters for the system is located in Adelphi, Md., and is called University of Maryland Central Administration; other campuses are University of Maryland at Baltimore, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Maryland Eastern Shore)
    • found: Ballard, M.B. A university is born, 1965: p. 20 (University of Maryland estab. in Baltimore, 1812, with faculty of medical school empowered to establish three other graduate schools) p. 107 (Maryland Agricultural College estab., 1856) p. 68 (to get an undergrad. college, univ. merged with Baltimore College, 1830, but retained univ. name) p. 136 (by 1880's inactive undergrad. college at Baltimore had disappeared) p. 176-178 (St. John's College, Annapolis had been acting by affiliation as undergrad. college for the univ. but didn't want to merge with univ.) p. 203 (Maryland Agricultural College became Maryland State College of Agriculture, 1916) p. 205-206 (univ. & college merged, 1920, under name: University of Maryland)
    • found: Univ. of Md., College Park. Undergrad. catalog, 1981-1982: t.p. (University of Maryland at College Park) p. 8 (The College Park campus)
    • found: Angel Rama, 1926-1983, 1984: t.p. (Universidad de Maryland)
    • found: NUCMC data from Amer. Jewish Hist. Soc. for Greenberg, M. Papers, 1936-1978 (University of Maryland)
    • found: Its Annual report of the ... 1986: cover p. [2] University of Maryland, College Park, UMCP)
    • found: Phone call to System Administration, University of Maryland, 8/10/89 (Offical name of the College Park campus is University of Maryland at College Park; this form became official on 7/1/88; this form and the form University of Maryland, College Park have both been used on publications after 7/1/88)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Maryland. University.]
    • [This heading is appropriate for publications of the institution located at College Park and issued between 1921 and 6/30/88. Publications issued before 1921 are entered under: University of Maryland (1812-1920). Publications issued after 6/30/88 are entered under: University of Maryland at College Park.]
    • [The University of Maryland was established in Baltimore in 1812 as four graduate schools; in 1830 it merged with Baltimore College, retaining the university name. The Maryland Agricultural College (founded in 1856) changed its name to Maryland State College of Agriculture in 1916. In 1920 the university, wanting an undergraduate school, merged with the college in College Park under the name University of Maryland.]
    • [Some subdivisions of the 1920- University of Maryland that were located in Baltimore were established under this heading. In the 1970's when the University of Maryland system was created and the University of Maryland at Baltimore was administratively organized, those subdivisions became part of the University of Maryland at Baltimore.]
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    • 1979-06-22: new
    • 2014-11-20: revised
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