Title: University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute records
Call Number: Coll019
Creator: University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
Dates: circa 1985-2005
Size: 58 boxes (74.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Records of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI).
Citation: University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute records, Center for Biological Sciences Archives, Collection 19, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Maryland Biotechnology Institute was authorized at the University of Maryland by the General Assembly in 1985. It brought together different research disciplines across the biotechnology field within the University System of Maryland and provided expertise along with exceptional facilities for training, research, and development. The Institute comprised four unique research centers that collaborated and cooperated with various other government and academic institutions. The Institute was closed and restructured in 2010.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

SARCV 2000-04, SARCV 2003-04; ~30 linear feet of material arrived in 2000, and the rest of the current collection arrived in 2003. Donated with records from Dr. Rita Colwell, one of the founding faculty of UMBI.

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/coll019.php

Access Conditions

Records are unprocessed and will need to be reviewed by the Archivist prior to use.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute


Colwell, Rita R., 1934-


University System of Maryland

Maryland Biotechnology Institute -- Archives

University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute -- Archives

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