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Title: Kuhn family scrapbook
Call Number: Coll127
Creator: Kuhn, Albin Owings, 1916-
Dates: 1950-1975
Size: 2 boxes (.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Comprises two copies of a binder containing photographs, text, and other collectables about UMBC history and Albin O. Kuhn's role at UMBC. Labelled as "Volume 5", the binder is part of a larger series of scrapbooks assembled by the Kuhn family. Only volume 5 is available at this time.
Citation: Kuhn family scrapbook, University Archives, Collection 127, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Kuhns are the family of Dr. Albin O. Kuhn, the founding chancellor of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Dr. Kuhn served as the chancellor of UMBC from 1965-1972.

Scope & Content


Arranged in 10 sections: Family events and pictures. UMBC - Introduction. UMBC - Legal basis and site selection. UMBC - Preparing the site and creating the campus environment. UMBC - Our freshman year 1966-1967. UMBC - On to the first graduation. My last two years as chancellor of two Baltimore campuses. 30th wedding anniversary party 1968. Pictures of AOK.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Donated by Albin O. Kuhn, through former Library Director Larry Wilt, in 2006. A second copy was transferred from the Library Administration office in 2013.

Processing Note

Collection is 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:

Access Conditions

Materials are available for research use. There are no restrictions at this time.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


Kuhn, Albin Owings, 1916-


University of Maryland (System)

University of Maryland at College Park -- Faculty

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Planning

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Presidents

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