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McDaniel College Board of Trustees

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG1-(RG1)


Historical records of the McDaniel College Board of Trustees including copies of the Charter, early deeds, bonds, and mortgages, biographies of early board members, lists of Trustees through 2007, Trustee directories, and photographs.  This collection also includes citations sent to the Board of Trustees honoring the College.


  • 1868-present
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1868-2000
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1991

Conditions Governing Access

Please inquire at McDaniel Archives about access.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright:  McDaniel College may hold copyright to sections of this material. McDaniel College makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives, manuscript collections, and special collections unless specifically stated, (b) that in providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, McDaniel Archives does not assume any responsibility for obtaining or granting any permission to publish or use the same, and (c) that the responsibility (i) for determining the nature of any rights, and the ownership or interest therein, and for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use and (ii) for determining the nature of any liabilities (including liabilities for defamation and invasion of privacy or publicity) that may arise from any publication or use, rest entirely with the researcher.  Copying:  Papers may be copied in accordance with the Archives usual procedures.

Biographical or Historical Information

Western Maryland College was founded in 1867.  "The Charter and Fundamental Ordinances of the College were first published in the Annual Catalogue of 1868."    The first revision of the Charter and Ordinances was approved by the Board in 1891.  A rewrite of the By-laws of the Board of Trustees was approved in 1922 and in 1941 the Charter was rewritten and Fundamental Ordinances was rewritten  in 1944.  Further reviews and revisions were approved in 1967, 1976, 1988, 1991, 1998, and 2001.  In 2002 the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the name change from Western Maryland College to McDaniel College.  The by-laws of McDaniel College were  revised in 2010.

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Arrangement Note

Genre, subject, alphabetical, and chronological.

Source of Acquisition

President's Office

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions

Photographs of the Preston Field Dedication, June  2004. Trustee Records 2012.17; 2012.22; 2012.24; 2012.26; 2012.40; 2013.49

Related Materials

Olmstead Brothers Landscape Architects Collection, Western Maryland College, McDaniel College Special Collections.

Other Descriptive Information

For plat drawn by Olmstead Brothers Landscaping please see the Olmstead Brothers Landescape Collection.
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Repository Details

Part of the McDaniel College Repository