Personal papers and research files related to community organizing, citizen participation, the Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movement, and nonviolence.
Dick Cook was the Director of Social Work Community Outreach Service at University of Maryland School of Social Work from 1995 to 2013. He served as the director of the Greater Homewood Association in the 1970s.
The collection was donated to the UB Foundation and transferred from Dick Cook to Aiden Faust on July 11, 2017. Three additional accessions of material were transferred from the donor between August and October 2017.