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MCU Collection Overview

Collection Title: Maryland Churches United (MCU)

Inclusive Dates: 1971-1975

Size: 8.4 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
Annual reports, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, films, correspondence, financial records, church historical information projects.

Historical Note:  
The Maryland Churches United was founded in 1971, after the Maryland Council of Churches dissolved in 1970.  It was an inter-church agency for Christian cooperation whose mission included furthering Christian education and communication, missions, social service and social action.

Custodial History:  
The collection was originally part of the Maryland Council of Churches (MCC) records, which were donated to the University of Baltimore by Walter C. Houck on October 8, l973 and were collected in multiple accessions between 1973 and 1977.  The Maryland Churches United records were part of an accrual that was transferred on August 4, 1977.