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Title: Tim Ford photographs
Call Number: Coll149
Creator: Ford, George C. 'Tim'
Dates: 1968-1998; bulk 1988-1998
Size: 152 digital files (8.59 Gigabytes)
Language: No linguistic content
Abstract: Contains digital scans of photographs of UMBC campus life. Photographs are black-and-white, and include portraits of university faculty and administrators, campus classes and events, and student life. Many photographs were produced for use in official and promotional UMBC publications.
Citation: Tim Ford photographs, University Archives, Collection 149, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Tim Ford is a Coordinator at UMBC's Graphics Lab (formerly Illustrative Services), housed in the Department of Biological Sciences. He has a graduate degree in Publication Design and has designed materials for UMBC and for private clients. In addition he has long served as UMBC's unofficial (and sometimes official) documentarian of campus life.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Collection was received as a transfer from the Biology department in 2015. Accessions: UARC 2015-07.

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:

Digital Collection:

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


Ford, George C. 'Tim'


University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Faculty

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Students

Portrait photographs

Publicity photographs

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