Overview

Title: Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery records
Call Number: Coll077
Creator: Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery
Dates: 1966-2007
Size: 92 boxes (75 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Files documenting the history, planning, construction and subsequent remodels of UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery; Library Administration records and photographs document the Library's departmental activities.
Citation: Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery records, University Archives, Collection 77, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery opened in 1968; prior to this the Library operated out of administrative offices in the Biological Sciences building. Phase II opened in 1974 and Phase III, also known as the Tower, opened in 1995. The Library Gallery was established in 1975. The Library was formally dedicated to the university's founding chancellor Albin O. Kuhn in 1982 and renamed in his honor.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Accessions: UARC 02010 -010, UARC 01989 -01, UARC 01991 -01, UARC 02000 -14, UARC 02002 -14, UARC 02002 -21, UARC 02004 -02, UARC 02004 -05, UARC 02006 -01, UARC 02006 -10, UARC 02007 -04, UARC 02007 -19, UARC 02005 -14, UARC 01999 -05, UARC 01999 -06, UARC 01999 -10, UARC 01999 -12, UARC 01999 -17, UARC 01999 -18, UARC 01999 -24, UARC 01999 -25, UARC 01998 -06, UARC 01998 -09, UARC 01998 -18, UARC 01998 -19, UARC 01997 -15, UARC 02001 -02, UARC 01990 -02, UARC 02004 -26, UARC 02005 -10, UARC 02006 -07, UARC 02007 -06, UARC 02000 -17, UARC 02000 -19, UARC 02001 -21, UARC 02001 -12, UARC 02001 -13, UARC 02004 -23, UARC 02005 -03, UARC 02006 -11, UARC 02006 -12, UARC 02007 -03, UARC 02004 -08, UARC 02005 -13, UARC 02003 -04, UARC PHOTOS- 00004, UARC 02008 -48, UARC 02008 -49, UARC 02008 -55, UARC PHOTOS- 00016, UARC 02008 -57, UARC 02009 -001, UARC 02009 -003, UARC 02009 -018, UARC 02010 -007

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed. University publications related to the Library are available under call number UPUB L1 and to the Gallery are available under call number UPUB L3.

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

Accessions UARC 1991-01, 1998-18, 1999-18, 2002-14, 2002-21, 2005-14, 2006-02, 2006-10, and 2007-19 all have inventory or box listings available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll077.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

Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery

Subjects

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Planning

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Buildings

Academic libraries

Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery -- Archives

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