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ONA Collection Overview

Collection Title: Original Northwood Association (ONA)  

Inclusive Dates: 1955-1995

Size: 9.0 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
Records, minutes, correspondence, and newsletters of this constituent group of the Northwood Covenant Association 

Historical Note:  
Development of Northwood began in 1930s. Architect John Ahlers designed and managed Original Northwood's development.  Created as a covenant community, Original Northwood's approximately 400 homes require approval from the community's governing board prior to any alterations to their exteriors.  The area was designated a National Historic District in 1998. 

Custodial History:  
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Dean Wagner on January 6, 2003.