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MSS.038
Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition papers


Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition letterhead

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Summary Information
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Summary Information

Repository
St. Mary's College of Maryland Archives
Title
Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition papers
ID
MSS.038
Date
1989-1996
Extent
0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
Papers related to the Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition, a grass roots community organization formed to prevent St. Mary's College of Maryland from building on top of archaeological ruins, prevent the building of structures which block the view of the St. Mary's River, and preserve the historical character of St. Mary's City.

Preferred Citation note

[item description], MSS 038 Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition papers, Box [number] Folder [number], St. Mary's College of Maryland Archives.

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Scope and Contents note

Papers related to the Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition, a grass roots community organization formed to prevent St. Mary's College of Maryland from building on top of archaeological ruins, prevent the building of structures which block the view of the St. Mary's River, and preserve the historical character of St. Mary's City. The group succeeded in preventing St. Mary's College of Maryland from building a Science Building near Route 5 (it was, instead, built on the North Campus of the college).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

St. Mary's College of Maryland Archives 2016

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open without restriction.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

The organization was founded by Virginia (Burnside) Cox, see MSS 037 Virginia Cox papers and Woodlawn Estate restoration records

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Financial ledgers and membership information 1989-1990 

1 1

Rescue Coalition report to the St. Mary's College of Maryland Board of Trustees 1989 

1 2

Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings (2 folders) 1989 

1 3 - 4

Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings 1990 

1 5

Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings 1991 

1 6

Newspaper Clippings 1992 

1 7

Correspondence (x2) and Press Release 1993 

1 8

Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings 1994 

1 9

Speech by Mary Combs "Polly" Barber (signed P. Barber) 1989 July 20 

1 10

"Creation of the Townland Committee" 1990 

1 11

"Coalition Action" 1990 

1 12

"Coalition Action" 1991 

1 13

Newspaper Clippings 1996 

1 14

"Creation Action" 1989 

1 15

"Action - Reverse Decisions" 1989 June - 1989 December 

1 16