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Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-038

Scope and Contents

Papers related to the Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition, a grass roots community organization formed to prevent St. Mary's College of Maryland from building on top of archaeological ruins, prevent the building of structures which block the view of the St. Mary's River, and preserve the historical character of St. Mary's City. The group succeeded in preventing St. Mary's College of Maryland from building a Science Building near Route 5 (it was, instead, built on the North Campus of the college).

Dates

  • 1989-1996

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open without restriction.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers related to the Historic St. Mary's City Rescue Coalition, a grass roots community organization formed to prevent St. Mary's College of Maryland from building on top of archaeological ruins, prevent the building of structures which block the view of the St. Mary's River, and preserve the historical character of St. Mary's City.

Related Materials

The organization was founded by Virginia (Burnside) Cox, see MSS 037 Virginia Cox papers and Woodlawn Estate restoration records

Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the St. Mary's College of Maryland Archives Repository

Contact:
Calvert Hall
St. Mary's College of Maryland
47645 College Dr.
St. Mary's City MD 20686-3001 United States
240-895-4196