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Title: Hugh Davis Graham papers
Call Number: Coll195
Creator: Graham, Hugh Davis
Dates: 1946-1988
Size: 11 boxes (16.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection contains materials relating to the reorganization of the University of Maryland System, particularly Graham's chairmanship of the Senate's ad hoc Committee on Higher Education Reorganization (May 1987-1988). Also contains papers, publications, clippings, reports, book chapters, and correspondence relating to Graham's research interests.
Citation: Hugh Davis Graham papers, University Archives, Collection 195, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Hugh Davis Graham (1936-2002) was a history professor at UMBC, as well as at Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University. His research and writing focused on the civil rights movement. His book, "The Civil Rights Era," was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. At UMBC he served as president of the faculty senate from 1980-1981 and as Dean of Graduate Studies from 1982-1985.

Scope & Content


Collection is unprocessed and loosely organized by material type.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Contains two accessions donated by Graham: UARC Pre 1988-01 (accession date unknown) and UARC 1998-01.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed. Item listing available for UARC Pre1988-01 in accession folder.

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

Collection needs to be reviewed by Special Collections prior to use. Sensitive information may be present.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

No photocopying of materials in UARC 1988-01 is allowed, per transmittal form. Otherwise, reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Graham, Hugh Davis


University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Faculty

Graham, Hugh Davis -- Archives

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