St. Mary's College of Maryland



Tuesday-Thursday 9a-12p, 1p-5p 
Or by appointment
Kent Randell
College Archivist 


The Archives holds over 400 linear feet of historical material, including over 70,000 photographs.


The St. Mary's College of Maryland Archives provide for the acquisition, organization, description, preservation, and availability of unique materials documenting the history of the school as well as the history of Southern Maryland, particularly St. Mary's County.  The archives are located in Calvert Hall, Room B 20.


ONLINE EXHIBIT: History of Dance at St. Mary's

List of Known St. Mary's Seminary and Junior College Alumni through 1940, available online!


Other online archival collections:

St. Mary's student newspapers from 1952 through 2002 are now available online!  

St. Mary's yearbooks School yearbooks from 1948 through 1999 available at the Internet Archive, and the only pre-1948 yearbook, from 1925.

Monument school of the people : a sesquicentennial history of St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1840-1990 / by J. Frederick Fausz. The definitive history of the school, available at the Internet Archive.

St. Mary's : a "when-did" timeline / by Janet Butler Haugaard. An illustrated, descriptive timeline of the history of the school and city, from 1838 to 2007, published by the College's Office of Publications.

Historic campus photographs Most of the photographs in this collection originate from St. Mary's Female Seminary (1840-1926), St. Mary's Female Seminary Junior College (1926-1949), St. Mary's Seminary Junior College (1949-1964), and St. Mary's College of Maryland (1964- ). These photographs document St. Mary's people (students, faculty, staff), places (buildings, grounds) and events (commencement, Governor's Cup, etc.).

Mulberry Tree Papers archive Published by St. Mary's College of Maryland since 1972, MTP is a general-interest magazine intended for the entire St. Mary's community: alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, friends, and others. This site includes issues from 1972 through 2001; more recent issues can be found at the Office of Publications.

SlackWater archive This collection consists of oral history interviews relating to the history, culture and folklore of Southern Maryland, primarily St. Mary's County in the 20th century.

St. Mary's Project abstracts (available from on-campus computers only) The St. Mary's Project is the capstone of study at St. Mary's College of Maryland. It may be a research project or a creative expression in the arts, and is supervised by a faculty mentor.