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University Archives Digital Collections

Guide to using digitized University Archives Resources. Guide is co-created by Graduate Student Assistants, Casey Hughes and Sara Ludewig.

University AlbUM is a digital collection that highlights documents, still and moving images illustrating the rich history of the University of Maryland. The collection documents a wide variety of topics including student life, athletic and other campus events, important campus figures, UMD’s agricultural heritage, campus facilities, and much more. Materials date from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century and document the University's 150-plus year history. The digital images within University AlbUM have been generated from original and often unique materials within the University of Maryland Libraries’ Special Collections.

Access University AlbUM here.

How to access University AlbUM

A researcher can search by decade, do a basic keyword search or advanced search.

Team portrait of the 1989 University of Maryland Women's Lacrosse Team

University of Maryland men's soccer team photo, 1964.

All-state football selection, George Lawrence, Joe Murphy, and Ralph Albarano, 1939

All-state football selection, George Lawrence, Joe Murphy, and Ralph Albarano, 1939

Photograph of student protest with student holding sign, November 1967

Students painting in an art studio, University of Maryland, circa 1968-1979

African Students Association at First Look Fair, 2003

Gay Student Alliance office, University of Maryland, circa 1991-2000

Muslim students at First Look Fair, 2004