Title: Will Backstrom collection
Call Number: Coll209
Creator: Backstrom, Will
Dates: circa 1987-1988
Size: 3 boxes (2.75 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Ephemera from UMBC alumnus Will Backstrom. Items are from 1987-1988 and document Backstrom's role as President of the Student Government Association (1987-88). Also included is a student driver jacket from the Transportation department.
Citation: Will Backstrom collection, University Archives, Collection 209, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Will Backstrom is an alumnus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, class of 1988. He served as President of the Student Government Association during the 1987-88 academic year with Vice President Jerry Sadler.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Office of Institutional Advancement, donated by UMBC alumnus Will Backstrom, UARC 2016-01.

Processing Note

Collection inventoried and rehoused, April 2016. Four issues of The Retriever newspaper removed.

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

Container list available

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll209.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


Backstrom, Will

Sadler, Jerry


University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Students

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Student Government Association

Series Description & Container List

  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Flyer for Student Senate, "Students for Students Vote For:" circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer for free concert, "Blast Rock-N-Roll Censorship! Protest Reagan's Ban of Rock Music from Official Festivites in our Nation's Captiol with a Free Concert!" circa 1987-1988 1
    Pack of Stickers, "Personability…Compromise…Charisma…" Will Backstrom, S.G.A. President / Jerry Sadler, Vice President circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, "Don’t be Hassled with a broken down car or truck" circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, "Off-campus party!" circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, "Party on the patio" circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, "Party at the Grenn Lounge" circa 1987-1988 1
    Business Card (3), Will Backstrom - President of UMBC SGA circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, Will Backstrom/Jerry Sadler SGA 1987 1
    Flyer, "Crazy hat party" circa 1987-1988 1
    Flyer, "Will and Jerry present the Inaugural ball" circa 1987-1988 1
    UMBC Commencement Book 1988, 1988 1
    Banner, "Backstrom Sadler, SGA Pres/Vice Pres, Students for Students" 1987 2
    Jacket, Blue jacket, "Will" on front. On back" UMBC Bus Drivers. Do it on time! University of Maryland Baltimore County. With image of bus. circa 1987-1988 3

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