Pieces of UMD

Did you know that the university once had a working dairy? Or that the bronze Testudo in front of McKeldin Library is modeled after a real terrapin (now preserved)? Or that maids used to clean students’ dorm rooms? You can learn all that, and more, by clicking on the images below from the University Archives, which holds hundreds of important, fun and quirky items from UMD’s history:

Gas mask inset models Calvert letter Military uniform Testudo Campus binder Fire stone Football uniform drink container Riffle Prom favors Wiskey Basketball uniform Cassette basketball arena


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