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Beall Archives


The J. Glenn Beall Archives at Frostburg State University are located on the fourth floor of the Lewis J. Ort Library. The archives are the repository for four major collections. All materials are non-circulating. In 2001, Senator J. Glenn Beall Jr. and his mother, Margaret Beall, endowed the archives with a gift of $100,000. The facility was constructed in 2001, using an existing area of the Lewis J. Ort Library, and consists of a research room, processing room, and storage area. The archives dedication ceremony was held in October of 2002.




The Beall Collection Comprised of the public and private papers of U.S. Senator J. Glenn Beall, Jr. (R-MD, 1971-1977) and the private papers of his father, J. Glenn Beall (R-MD, 1953-1965).




The Meyers Collection Comprised of materials related to George A. Meyers, former labor secretary of the Communist Party of the United States.



Perlo's Books


The Perlo Collection comprises books, pamphlets, manuscript material, correspondence, photographs, and personal and family memorabilia of economist Victor Perlo, longtime member of the governing National Committee of the Communist Party of the USA.





The Price Collection Comprised of photos and film of the B&O and Western MD railroads and the C&O canal from the 1930s through the 1970s.