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and the Federal Public Housing Administration, all of which were involved in the creation, expansion, or administration of Greenbelt until its sale in 1952. Any primary research on Old Greenbelt should feature NARA sources.
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Upper Marlboro, MD.
The planning body for Prince George’s County, the MNCPPC, does not actively maintain historical materials. Some recent planning materials are available through the public information service and the documents library. Some older material may be available in difficult to access formats like magnetic storage tapes.
Prince George’s County Historical Society. Marietta, MD.
Home to a modest collection, this historical society has a few sources on Greenbelt and may help fill in gaps from the larger repositories, including older city and regional plans.
Washingtoniana Collection. Martin Luther King Memorial Library. Washington, DC.
This collection, focusing on the history of the District of Columbia, notably includes microfilm of the Washington Evening Star, and some clippings files on Greenbelt.
Library of Congress. Washington, DC.
Most published sources are available here, making it a promising resource of planning, architecture, and history articles and books.
Marylandia Collection / University of Maryland Libraries. University of Maryland. College Park, MD.
The University of Maryland Libraries are, like the Library of Congress, good sources for published books and periodicals. Their special collections devoted to the state, the Marylandia Collection, on the College Park campus, has a modest amount of materials on Greenbelt, though little on development relevant to Springhill Lake.