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Maryland and the Environment

Tips for locating research material for the student of Maryland's environment.

Finding Rare Books

Hornbake Library has a collection of rare books published in or related to the state of Maryland.  You can use the College Park Advanced Search to locate rare books in the catalog.

Limiting the location to Marylandia & Rare Books will return materials available in the Maryland Room, including items from the Maryland Collection, Rare Books, and Special Collections. For a more narrow search, you can change the all fields option to specify keywords in the title or subject categories.


Maryland Rare Books

In the Maryland Room at Hornbake Library you can access rare books that contain information relating to the environment of Maryland, such as water quality, industry and agriculture. Below is a sampling of some of the materials you can find in the rare book collection.