Overview

Title: Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation records
Call Number: Coll060
Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Athletics, Physical Education, Rec
Dates: 1980-2008
Size: 3 boxes (2.75 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: The records of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation at UMBC. Contains reports and notes relating to Retriever Athletics, the Retriever Activity Center (RAC), UMBC's first NCAA Division I certification and recertification processes, Steering committee meeting agendas, annual reports (1996-2008), Board of Regents Reports (1998-2006), and DVDs of the university's basketball (men) and lacrosse (men) games.
Citation: Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation records, University Archives, Collection 60, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Soccer was UMBC's first intercollegiate sport in 1966. UMBC's Athletics became a NCAA Division I team in 1985. The Retriever Athletic Center (RAC) was constructed in 1999. Richard Mentzer was the first director of athletics from 1966-1968, followed by E. Richard Watts, Jr. (1968-1985), Rick Hartzell (1985-1989), Charlie Brown (1989-2013), and Tim Hall (2013-present).


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Collection was transferred from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation in 2009, 2010, and 2013. Accessions: UARC 2009-099, UARC 2010-014, UARC 2013-015, UARC 2013-016.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed and organized as individual accessions. University publications relating to Athletics, including scrapbooks and media guides, are available under the call number UPUB A7.

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/coll060.php

Access Conditions

This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers. Users should submit their request to view this collection at speccoll@umbc.edu or 410-455-2353.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.


Subject Headings

Creators

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Athletics, Physical Education, Rec

Subjects

National Collegiate Athletic Association

University of Maryland (System) -- Board of Regents

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Basketball

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Lacrosse

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Sports

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation -- Archives

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