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School Of Learning And Teaching_The Crimson Chronicle, Orono Middle School Jun 2020

School Of Learning And Teaching_The Crimson Chronicle, Orono Middle School

Teaching, Learning & Research Documents

First edition of the Orono Middle School parent/community newsletter The Crimson Chronicle which includes new about events and happenings at OMS, including in this edition relating to COVID-19.


Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Interview, Susie R. Bock Jun 2018

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Interview, Susie R. Bock

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Papers

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin, Gorham State Teacher's College '59. A Portland native, she attended King Middle School and Portland High School. Mrs. Bowdoin taught for several school districts during her long teaching career and advocated tirelessly for mental health and elder issues.

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin's physical papers are expansive and cover her entire life and career, including items from her attendance at Camp Laughing Loon as a child and young teen, her school assignments from elementary through graduate school, photos of her family and friends, items from her run as a Maine house representative, and several meticulously ...


Littlefield Gallery Visiting Artist Series - Kazumi Hoshino, The University Of Maine Department Of Art Oct 2016

Littlefield Gallery Visiting Artist Series - Kazumi Hoshino, The University Of Maine Department Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

As part of the ongoing department initiative, The LIttlefield Gallery Visiting Artist Series, Maine sculptor Kazumi Hoshino will be our visiting artist-in-residence, May 1-5, 2017. Hoshino will provide daily demonstrations and art talks in and around the sculpture studio, free and open to the public and campus community. Hoshino will be working with various carving techniques in stone using both Japanese and American techniques and will create multiple stones that work together as a visually integrated single sculpture. The finished piece will later be installed in the lobby of the New Balance Recreation Center. The sculpture will also be scanned ...


From The Top, Collins Center For The Arts Apr 2015

From The Top, Collins Center For The Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"From the Top" is a show that showcases the talents of young, classically trained musicians from around the country. In this case, producers from the show auditioned young musicians from Maine. Those selected will be featured at the live performance at the Collins Center. The program is recorded and later re-broadcast on public radio stations nationwide, including MPBN.


The Fabulous Promise And Practical Need For The Humanities In The Twenty-First Century, Liam Riordan Jan 2015

The Fabulous Promise And Practical Need For The Humanities In The Twenty-First Century, Liam Riordan

Maine Policy Review

Guest editor Liam Riordan in this overview article explores the relationship between the humanities and policy in general terms, identifying the recurring themes in the other articles in this special issue of Maine Policy Review. He contends that the humanities offer fabulous promise to enrich the quality of civic life in Maine and that this promise is firmly rooted in how the humanities address our practical need for meaningful human experiences.


Humanities And Education: Section Introduction Jan 2015

Humanities And Education: Section Introduction

Maine Policy Review

No abstract provided.


Sam Gen Ms 01 Jean Byers Sampson Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton, Susannah Clark Apr 2013

Sam Gen Ms 01 Jean Byers Sampson Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton, Susannah Clark

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Jean Byers Sampson was a 1944 graduate of Smith College. Early in her post-Smith career, she conducted and wrote the 1947, “A Study of the Negro in Military Service,” which contributed to President Harry Truman’s decision to desegregate the armed forces. Sampson moved to Maine in the early 1950s with her husband, Richard Sampson, a Bates College mathematics professor, and she played a unique and critical role in the state until her death in 1996. Over the course of her life in Maine, she served as the founder of the first chapter of the NAACP in Maine, local ...


A History Of Canadian Studies At The University Of Maine, Robert H. Babcock Jan 2009

A History Of Canadian Studies At The University Of Maine, Robert H. Babcock

Books

The purpose of this book is to explain the development of the Canadian Studies program at the University of Maine from its origins in the early 20th century to its position today as the most comprehensive program of its kind in the United States. Readers will learn how Maine's close proximity to Canada has spawned an ever-widening range of cross-border academic contacts rooted in mutual interests that are reinforced by collaborative academic study, which is benefiting residents on both sides of the international boundary.


Penmel Adventures In Genealogy, Mel Regnell Dec 2008

Penmel Adventures In Genealogy, Mel Regnell

Mel Regnell

Results of tracing the Maine Sawyers and Bachelders back to the Revolutionary War. Artifacts from gathering family oral history, photos, documents and records, this site is a compilation of ten years of research and wandering through DownEast graveyards in Maine.


Gen Ms 21 Edith Meserve Rice Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper Jul 2007

Gen Ms 21 Edith Meserve Rice Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper

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Edith Meserve Rice was a student at Gorham Normal School 1942-1946, and was active in the Alumni Association from the 1970s through the 1990s. The Papers include photographs and other material documenting Rice's life as a student at Gorham Normal School in the early 1940s, as well as alumni news, songs of Gorham Normal School and the State of Maine, and information about Gorham State Teachers College and the University of Southern Maine.

Date Range:

1940s-2002

Size of Collection:

0.5 ft.


Gen Ms 19 Fitts Family Collection Finding Aid, Daniel Draper Jul 2007

Gen Ms 19 Fitts Family Collection Finding Aid, Daniel Draper

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Bertha Rice Fitts was born in 1870, in Waterford, Maine. After graduating from Gorham Normal School in 1894, she became Master’s Assistant and eighth-grade teacher in Westbrook, Maine, before accepting a similar position at a grammar school in Quincy, MA. While in Quincy, she boarded with Mrs. Calvin Fitts, and in 1899 married her son, Arthur Fitts. She was involved in the Southern Branch of the Gorham Alumni Association for many years. The Collection consists of primarily late 19th c. commercial photographs of teachers and students of Gorham Normal School, plus photos of Gorham Normal School buildings, Bertha ...


Changing Maine, 1960-2010: Teaching Guide, Richard Barringer, New England Environmental Finance Center Jul 2006

Changing Maine, 1960-2010: Teaching Guide, Richard Barringer, New England Environmental Finance Center

Maine History & Policy Development

Unlike forty years ago, none of us is now certain what the future holds for Maine – except that it will be different. Maine has been transformed by the events of the recent decades. We have come into a new world, a new time – a new historical era, if you will. This new era, like previous eras in Maine history, will require of us new ways of thinking, new ways of understanding, new ways of organizing ourselves as a community of people, if the values and culture we share and cherish are to endure and flourish.


The Creative Economy In Maine: Measurement & Analysis, Richard Barringer, Charles S. Colgan, Douglas Denatale, Jennifer Hutchins, Deborah Smith, Gregory Wassall Jan 2004

The Creative Economy In Maine: Measurement & Analysis, Richard Barringer, Charles S. Colgan, Douglas Denatale, Jennifer Hutchins, Deborah Smith, Gregory Wassall

Economics and Finance

The Creative Economy is today a large and important part of Maine’s economy. The data in this study show that both the arts & culture and technology sectors of the Creative Economy are large and growing. Arts & culture industries have exhibited particularly strong employment growth at a time when major parts of our technology industries have seen significant employment declines. Although concentrated in urban areas, arts & culture industries flourish throughout Maine, and it is outside urban counties that this economy particularly blooms during the summer.


Gen Ms 15 Francis L. Bailey Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton Nov 2001

Gen Ms 15 Francis L. Bailey Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton

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Francis L Bailey was President of Gorham State Teacher's College from 1940 to 1960. The Papers consist of Certificates presented to him: Appointment as Reemployment Committeeman, Cumberland County Local Board No. 4, Maine, 1945 Je 13; Certificate of Appreciation for uncompensated Service in the Selective Service System, undated.

Date Range:

1945 & undated

Size of Collection:

1 ft.


Gen Ms 13 Kenneth T. H. Brooks Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton Oct 2001

Gen Ms 13 Kenneth T. H. Brooks Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton

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Kenneth T. H. Brooks received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire and Masters and Doctoral degrees from Boston University. He served as President of Gorham State Teacher’s College from 1960-68, then continued as President of the University of Maine at Gorham from 1968-1970. He stepped down when Gorham merged with the University of Maine at Portland. He wrote See the Green and White Advancing: A History of Gorham Normal School, Teachers College, and State College 1878-1970, which was published in 1995. Kenneth Brooks died December 4, 1995. This small miscellaneous group of papers focuses on ...


Gen Ms 08 Walter E. Russell Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton Aug 2001

Gen Ms 08 Walter E. Russell Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton

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Dr. Walter E. Russell Papers span the period 1874-1945, the bulk of them 1870s-1880s, consisting of writings on education and allied topics as well as his sermons. There are a small number of printed items and a photograph of the1928 School Summer Session. Russell often used printed material as scrap paper, so forms usually found in the office of an education administrator of the time occur in these Papers.

Date Range:

1874-1945

Size of Collection:

2 ft.


Gen Ms 10 Harriet Sweetser Letters Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton Jan 2001

Gen Ms 10 Harriet Sweetser Letters Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton

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Harriet Sweester attended Gorham Normal School in the 1890s. She became a teacher and the first Administrator of Home Economics for the Maine State Department of Education. The collection contains letters Sweetser wrote home describing her daily life as a student.

Date Range:

1890s

Size of Collection:

0.5 ft.


A Small College In Maine, Charles C. Calhoun Jan 1993

A Small College In Maine, Charles C. Calhoun

Bowdoin Histories

A Small College in Maine (1993), by Charles Calhoun and published in conjunction with Bowdoin’s bicentenary, provides a readable, illustrated history of the College. Calhoun cites numerous primary resources that are helpful for further historical inquiry.


The Architecture Of Bowdoin College, Patricia Mcgraw Anderson Jan 1988

The Architecture Of Bowdoin College, Patricia Mcgraw Anderson

Bowdoin Histories

The Architecture of Bowdoin College (1988), by Patricia McGraw Anderson, is the best single resource for the architectural history of Bowdoin’s campus buildings, gates, and memorials.


Summary Of Labor Impacts During Construction : Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project, Edward C. Jordan Company, Inc. Jan 1977

Summary Of Labor Impacts During Construction : Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project, Edward C. Jordan Company, Inc.

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project

This study is to assess the effects or impacts of construction and operation of the Dickey-Lincoln hydroelectric project upon the people in the St. John Valley, Maine, and New England. Having determined the effects of the project, a second objective is to discuss mitigation of defined adverse impacts. More specifically, this study attempts to identify adverse impacts and deal with how to minimize such impacts if at all possible.


Social Impact Summary : Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project / Prepared For The Department Of The Army, Corps Of Engineers, New England Division, Edward C. Jordan Company, Inc. Jan 1977

Social Impact Summary : Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project / Prepared For The Department Of The Army, Corps Of Engineers, New England Division, Edward C. Jordan Company, Inc.

Dickey-Lincoln School Lakes Project

The Dickey-Lincoln Hydroelectric Dam is a water resources project proposed by the Federal Government (U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). Therefore, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Corps of Engineers is required to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the project. A federal plan or project such as Dickey-Lincoln should take into account its effect upon man's health, safety, welfare and economic well-being, as well as effects upon the surrounding environment. More importantly, project plans should be evaluated in a "manner calculated to encourage harmony between man and his environment." In other words, project plans ...


Bare Facts: A Lexicon Of Useful University Information, 1977-1978, University Of Maine Office Of The Dean Of Student Affairs Jan 1977

Bare Facts: A Lexicon Of Useful University Information, 1977-1978, University Of Maine Office Of The Dean Of Student Affairs

General University of Maine Publications

A scan of a document that was "created to provide a concise, easy-to-read source of information for the University community... brought to you through the New Student Orientation program of the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs" for the 1977-78 academic year. Contributors included Jennifer D. Brown, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs; Claudia J. Beaty, Graduate Staff Assistant; Mary L. Slate, BARE FACTS Supporter Extraordinaire; and Phyllis K. Borns, Secretary, Student Affairs. Sketches courtesy of Russ McCullough, Graduate Student.


Motus 1975, St. Francis College History Collection Jan 1975

Motus 1975, St. Francis College History Collection

Yearbooks

1975 yearbook of St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine.


The Audience For Public Broadcasting In Maine: Report Prepared For The Maine Public Broadcasting Network By The Social Science Research Institute, University Of Maine Social Science Research Institute Oct 1974

The Audience For Public Broadcasting In Maine: Report Prepared For The Maine Public Broadcasting Network By The Social Science Research Institute, University Of Maine Social Science Research Institute

General University of Maine Publications

No abstract provided.


Motus 1974, St. Francis College History Collection Jan 1974

Motus 1974, St. Francis College History Collection

Yearbooks

1974 yearbook of St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine.


Greater Opportunities In Bangor And Brewer For Radio And Television Equipment Producers, University Of Maine Social Science Research Institute Jan 1974

Greater Opportunities In Bangor And Brewer For Radio And Television Equipment Producers, University Of Maine Social Science Research Institute

General University of Maine Publications

Research sponsored by the New England Regional Commission which selected the Bangor-Brewer area as on of the major growth centers of New England in the 1970s. Research completed by the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Maine on the feasibility of locating radio and television equipment manufacturing plants near Bangor.


Come, Take A Walking Tour: Fogler Library University Of Maine At Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library Jan 1974

Come, Take A Walking Tour: Fogler Library University Of Maine At Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library

General University of Maine Publications

A pamphlet that provides a brief explanation and photographs of major departments of Raymond H. Fogler Library as they appeared 1974.


Motus 1973, St. Francis College History Collection Jan 1973

Motus 1973, St. Francis College History Collection

Yearbooks

1973 yearbook of St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine.


Motus 1972, St. Francis College History Collection Jan 1972

Motus 1972, St. Francis College History Collection

Yearbooks

1972 yearbook of St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine.


A Guide To Resources And Services: Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine At Orono, University Of Maine Jan 1972

A Guide To Resources And Services: Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine At Orono, University Of Maine

General University of Maine Publications

A booklet prepared in 1972 to introduce new university students to resources available at the library at the University of Maine.