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College Of Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1917-1940, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

College Of Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1917-1940, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The College of Agriculture was established at the University of Maine in 1868 and went on to provide courses on animal husbandry, farm management, forestry, dietetics, household management, handwork, childcare and child welfare, home economics education, history and economics of agriculture, food processing, and horticulture. Today, many of the responsibilities of the former College are carried out by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture and Cooperative Extension Service, which is now a separate department.

The majority of the material in this record group was created during the tenure of Dr. Leon S. Merrill who was both the Dean ...


Conferences And Institutes Division (University Of Maine) Records, 1909-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Conferences And Institutes Division (University Of Maine) Records, 1909-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Conferences and Institutes Division was established in 1973 following a University of Maine 1972 establishing a formalized program of institutes, conferences, and workshops. Conferences and Institutes continues to host a range of continuing education programs, including conferences, workshops, symposia, corporate training and retreats for Maine organizations as well as regional, national and international organizations.


Institute In History (University Of Maine) Records, 1960-1969, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Institute In History (University Of Maine) Records, 1960-1969, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The History Institute was organized by the University of Maine’s Department of History and financed by a grant from the U.S. Office of Education under provisions of Title XI of the National Defense Education Act as amended in 1964. The Institute was held at the University of Maine during the summer months of 1966, 1968, and 1969. A mix of faculty taught at the summer institute including from the University of Maine's Department of History. The Institute was for secondary school history teachers who received credit for attendance. Objectives of the Institute included providing the teachers with ...


Professional Employees Advisory Council (University Of Maine) Records, 1969-1996, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Professional Employees Advisory Council (University Of Maine) Records, 1969-1996, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Established in 1972 as an advisory council to the President of the University of Maine at Orono, the purpose of the Professional Employees Advisory Council (PEAC) is to encourage, facilitate and contribute to collegiality among the professional staff and administration of UMO. Originally PEAC concerned itself with a variety of issues such as fringe benefits, job security, guidelines, and grievance procedures.

The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Professional Employees' Advisory Council, includes: correspondence, handbooks, copies of various policies and procedures, salary information, member and officer information including election voting, constitution, minutes of meetings, and agendas.


General Student Senate (University Of Maine) Records, 1934-2015, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

General Student Senate (University Of Maine) Records, 1934-2015, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine General Student Senate (GSS) is the fiduciary body of Student Government. It consists of no more than 35 Student Senators who serve as direct representatives of students in their respective colleges. The Vice President of Student Government is the President of the GSS. The GSS has final authority on all Student Government monetary issues, student organization matters and student administrative committee appointments. It also takes official stances on student concerns. Weekly meetings are open to the public and broadcast on the campus channel. Any member of the campus community may address the GSS during the General ...


Faculty And Professional Association (University Of Maine) Records, 1969-1979, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Faculty And Professional Association (University Of Maine) Records, 1969-1979, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine Faculty and Professional Association was founded in 1971 and dissolved on November 13, 1979. The Association's purpose was to represent the needs and interests of all professional staff at the University of Maine, specifically insuring adequate and equitable compensation for its members, maintaining proper academic freedom and personal rights, keeping the membership informed of impending administrative and legislative acts of concern, and presenting the faculty's views and desires to both administrations and legislatures.


Hazzard Shoe Company Business Records, 1906-1970, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Hazzard Shoe Company Business Records, 1906-1970, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Hazzard Shoe Company was founded by Robert P. Hazzard about 1906. The company bought out Emerson Shoe Company in 1931. The company went out of business about 1973.

The collection includes business and financial records of the Hazzard Shoe Company of Augusta and Gardiner, Maine. Also includes records of the Emerson Shoe Company.


Women's Resource Center Records (University Of Maine), 1950'S-2016, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Women's Resource Center Records (University Of Maine), 1950'S-2016, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) was established in 1991 with the goals of providing educational and cultural opportunities to further women's personal and professional development; promote a broader understanding of the diverse experiences of all women; and increase the participation of women and girls in education and society.

The records mainly contain textual information created and collected by the University of Maine Women’s Resource Center, but there are also photographic material, compact discs, audio cassettes, CDROMs, and Floppy Disks.


Weed Family Records, 1831-1911, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Weed Family Records, 1831-1911, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Records document the life and death of Wyatt J. Weed, originally of Veazie, Maine. Included are official government papers and awards stemming from his election to the Maine State Legislature and his membership in the Militia of Maine's band. Weed's family was involved in logging and this collection contains records directly related to the business, including memorandums and financial records, as well as original land deeds.


Communication & Journalism Department (University Of Maine) Records, 1949-1991, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Communication & Journalism Department (University Of Maine) Records, 1949-1991, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Speech courses have been taught at the University of Maine since 1868 under Merritt Caldwell Fernald. The Department of Speech offered programs in public speaking, theater, play production, and stage direction culminating in stage productions held at the University of Maine that would provide students with the experience of putting on a production. The Department was also instrumental in establishing and overseeing radio and television stations at the University of Maine. The Department sponsored high school debating tournaments and theater workshops and competitions at the University of Maine.

The records contain textual information created and curated by the University of ...


Summer Institute (University Of Maine) Records, 1935-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Summer Institute (University Of Maine) Records, 1935-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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With the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Defense Education Act (NDEA), a number of summer institutes for educators in the state of Maine including in the fields of biology, physics, mathematics, and English. This collection includes textual information created on and by various summer institutes held at the University of Maine includes: correspondence, memorandums, press releases, clippings, grant applications, reports, and brochures.


Committee On Appointments (University Of Maine) Records, 1910-1936, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Committee On Appointments (University Of Maine) Records, 1910-1936, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Records of the Committee on Appointments which assisted graduating University of Maine students find teaching positions. In 1931, the services of the Committee were expanded to also include teachers who were alumni of the University of Maine.


Department Of Residential Life (University Of Maine) Records, 1977-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Department Of Residential Life (University Of Maine) Records, 1977-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Department of Residential Life (now known as Residence Life) oversees the day-to-day staffing and operations within the residence halls at the University of Maine. The Department produces guides on campus living that include the responsibilities of both members and guests and useful resources. University housing is not only used for students, but also for housing guests including those attending events and conferences held on campus. The Department also manages various programs and projects held on campus, such as faculty-in-residence and a college summer program for high school juniors. The Department of Residential Life were also responsible for food service ...


Dean Of Women (University Of Maine) Records, 1895-1977, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Dean Of Women (University Of Maine) Records, 1895-1977, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Dean of Women office but there are also photographs of women cleaning the dorms (vacuuming, cooking), dorms, women lounging in living area, women studying in rooms, portraits, and group photographs. The record group includes: Various items regarding the administration of the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students, particularly the organization of the 1968 convention that was held on the University of Maine campus, including information on events, committees, activities, what the convention was, their schedule, rules and regulations and workshops.


School Of Performing Arts (University Of Maine), 1930-1998, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

School Of Performing Arts (University Of Maine), 1930-1998, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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In September 1975, the Board of Trustees of the University of Maine approved the creation of a School of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose for such a school was to amalgamate the various performing arts units on the Orono campus into one administrative body within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The School offers degrees in music, theatre, and dance and organizes various events on campus in the Minsky Recital Hall, Hauck Auditorium, and Collins Center; in the community; and beyond. The records mainly contain event programs; also correspondence regarding the School of Music ...


Wic (Women In The Curriculum) Program Records, 1911-2011, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Wic (Women In The Curriculum) Program Records, 1911-2011, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The record group contains administrative material (memoranda), information on how to develop an office of this nature (fundraising techniques), and information that was used to develop curriculum/programs to be administered by the WIC office. Also, information on various subjects including women in various occupations, career development, and specific syllabi for Women's Studies courses, how women are portrayed/treated in educational settings, general information concerning women in the political sphere, sports, women's health issues, and a broad range of social issues concerning women. There are also program information sent out by other universities and colleges including pamphlets, newsletters ...


Office Of University Development (University Of Maine) Records, 1923-2015, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Office Of University Development (University Of Maine) Records, 1923-2015, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine first established an active development fund in 1959. Its efforts were directed by the University of Maine Development Council (which later became the President's Development Council). Funds raised by the Development Office were used for a range of activities including: library facilities, student financial aid, scholarships, graduate fellowships, chair and professorships, construction projects, and teaching equipment.

Effective July 1, 2016, the University of Maine Development Office closed with funding raising operations unified with a partnership with the University of Maine Foundation.

The records mainly contain textual information on a range of subjects compiled by the ...


League Of Women Voters Of Maine Records, 1913-2008, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

League Of Women Voters Of Maine Records, 1913-2008, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Records, 1913-2008, of the League of Women Voters of Maine, Maine's branch of the national nonpartisan political organization. Includes organizational election records, board meeting minutes, annual meeting records, voters guides, school guides as well as the records collected by a representative of the League of Women Voters of Maine while attending and observing public meetings of local municipal organizations.


Student Mathematics Club (University Of Maine) Records, 1916-2001, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Student Mathematics Club (University Of Maine) Records, 1916-2001, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine’s Mathematics Club was organized on February 23, 1916 with the objective of promoting interest in the study of mathematics. The membership consisted of all persons connected with the department of mathematics and astronomy, and of any other persons sufficiently interested in mathematics. In 1965, the University of Maine chapter of the national mathematics honor society, Pi Mu Epsilon, was established.


Financial Statements (University Of Maine), 1931-1980, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Financial Statements (University Of Maine), 1931-1980, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Records contain financial statements prepared annually by the University of Maine and audited by various accounting firms. Includes the statements and a cover letter from the auditing accounting firm. Post 1968 the statements include University of Maine System campuses.


Promotion Committee (University Of Maine) Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Promotion Committee (University Of Maine) Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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In 1984, University of Maine President Arthur Johnson appointed a Promotion Committee to study the University's promotional activities. As part of its work the Committee assessed the number, purpose, and quality of publications produced across the University of Maine campus for off-campus distribution. This collections contains copies of various University of Maine department publications that were submitted to the Promotion Committee for review.


Pulp & Paper Summer Institute (University Of Maine) Records, 1976-1980, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Pulp & Paper Summer Institute (University Of Maine) Records, 1976-1980, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Pulp & Paper Summer Institute was established in 1960 at the request of the pulp and paper industry. The Institute was originally sponsored by the University of Maine's Chemical Engineering Department and the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation. The Institute was staffed by faculty from the Chemical Engineering Department and had a committee containing representatives from the Department and managers from paper companies. The Institute was designed for people working in the paper industry including from across North America and internationally. Records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Summer Institute ...


Department Of Zoology (University Of Maine) Records, 1956-1967, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Department Of Zoology (University Of Maine) Records, 1956-1967, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The material in this record group relates mostly to the construction of the new zoology building on the University of Maine campus in 1966. The building was named Murray Hall in honor of former professor of zoology and Dean of College of Arts and Sciences Joseph M. Murray (1937-1941). Architects used to design the building were Wadsworth, Boston, Dimick, Mercer & Weatherill. At the time of the construction Kenneth W. Allen was department chair (1963-1973), Allen would later be appointed acting University of Maine president (1979-1980). While degrees in zoology are still offered by the University of Maine's Department of ...


Holmes (Edward M.) Records, 1954-1997, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Holmes (Edward M.) Records, 1954-1997, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Edward "Ted" M. Holmes was born September 27, 1910, in Montclair, N.J. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1933 and moved to Maine in 1939. Ted received master's degrees from the University of Maine at Orono (1954) and Brown University (1956), and earned his doctorate from the latter in 1962. Ted began college teaching in 1954 at Farmington State Teacher's College, now the University of Maine at Farmington. He came to UMaine in 1956, where he taught English (1956-1977) and then honors courses well into his 80s, eventually retiring in 1995.

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School Of Law (University Of Maine Records, 1903-1968, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

School Of Law (University Of Maine Records, 1903-1968, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The original College of Law (also known as School of Law) began its operations in 1898 and was located in Bangor, Maine in a building at Exchange and State streets. The building and records were destroyed during the 1911 Great Fire of Bangor. Following the fire the School relocated to a house at the corner of Second and Union streets in Bangor (now known as the Farrar building.

On May 10, 1918 the College moved to the University of Maine's Orono campus. In 1920 during World War I, the decision was made to suspend the College of Law because ...


Dean Of Men (University Of Maine), 1924-1968, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Dean Of Men (University Of Maine), 1924-1968, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Dean of Men reported to the Director of Student Services (and Registrar) and was later part of the Student Affairs Office. The dean was responsible for student housing and discipline and oversaw the many male student groups on campus including fraternities. There was also a Dean of Women who had similar responsibilities for female students. Part of the role of Dean of Men was to also chair the University of Maine Health Service and Athletic Board. The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Dean of Men office but there are also photographs.


All Maine Women (University Of Maine) Records, 1925-2017, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

All Maine Women (University Of Maine) Records, 1925-2017, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The society, "All Maine Women", was founded at the University of Maine in April, 1925. It is the highest honorary but non-scholastic society for women. Members are chosen from the three upper classes on the basis of exemplary character, excellence in service to the University and community, Maine spirit, honor, dignity, willingness to accept responsibility, responsible leadership, and potential for continued contributions to the University. Members of All Maine Women can be distinguished by their special pins, sweaters, and the tiny pine tree they wear on their cheek one day a week and at special functions.

The records include a ...


Syllabi (University Of Maine) Records, 1946-1990, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Syllabi (University Of Maine) Records, 1946-1990, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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An incomplete set of syllabi for University of Maine courses. Academic areas represented in the collection range from Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture to Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Institute In Foreign Languages (University Of Maine) Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Institute In Foreign Languages (University Of Maine) Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Foreign Languages Institute was organized by the University of Maine’s Department of Foreign Languages and Classics and financed by a grant from the U.S. Office of Education under provisions of Title XI of the National Defense Education Act as amended in 1964. The Institute was held at the University of Maine during the summer months from 1959 to 1968. A mix of faculty taught at the summer institute including from the University of Maine's Department of Foreign Languages and Classics. Attendees came from across the nation, but predominately from Maine.

In 1959, Robert N. Rioux, Associate ...


Student Religious Association (University Of Maine) Records, 1938-1969, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2017

Student Religious Association (University Of Maine) Records, 1938-1969, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine's Student Religious Association (SRA) represented four clubs/organizations on campus the: Hillel, The Newman Club, The Maine Christian Association and Canterbury. Although the Association didn't represent only one religion, Hillel was the only non-Christian group.

The records include materials on all the groups involved with the SRA, including administration material such as meeting minutes and reports. Other materials cover such interests as the Brotherhood Book Drive, Academics and Religion, activities hosted or sponsored, and correspondence discussing various events that the Association were involved in. Material on educational seminars and programs that people either attended ...