Overview

Title: Baltimore Sun memorabilia collection
Call Number: Coll032
Dates: 1904-1970
Size: 3 boxes (2.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: A collection of artifacts donated to UMBC that pertain to the Baltimore Sun including a section of the old Baltimore Sun building, a Sunpapers mailbox, a Sun Route Owners Association ashtray, a plaque from Vice President Spiro Agnew certifying that reporter Edgar Jones was at the launch of the Apollo 13, and a roll of newsprint.
Citation: Baltimore Sun memorabilia collection, Baltimore Sun Archives, Collection 32, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Baltimore Sun is the largest daily newspaper in Maryland.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Edgar Jones donated the plaque (MSS 1997-02), James Bready donated the iron front decoration piece (MSS 1997-03), and someone else donated the mailbox (MSS 1997-012) in 1997. The Baltimore Sun Route Owners Association donated the ashtray (MSS 1998-10) in 1998. Michael Bowler donated the newsprint hat and roll in 2010 (MSS 2010-01).

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll032.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.


Subject Headings

Creators

Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996

Subjects

Jones, Edgar

Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996

Sun (Baltimore, Md. : 1837)

Baltimore (Md.)


Series Description & Container List

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  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Plaque

    Description
    Section of building 1904

    Description
    Mailbox

    Description
    Ashtray circa 1960

    Description
    Newsprint hat

    Newsprint roll

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