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Maryland Sports oral history collection

Identifier: OH MSC


  • 1976-1977

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


5 Items : 5 oral histories

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Scope and Contents

This series of interviews focuses upon traditional Maryland sports, including lacrosse, horse racing, fox hunting, and jousting. Topics include the origins and history of lacrosse; the Lacrosse Hall of Fame, located on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore; the history of the Maryland Horse Magazine and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association; Maryland horse racing and breeding compared to other states; origins and history of jousting in Maryland; jousting culture; background of fox hunting in the United States; fox hunting clubs in Maryland: Howard County, Elkridge Hunt Club; fox hunting culture and organization.

Each interview includes an audio recording, interview summary, tape index and biographical form.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-10: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Emily Somach.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States