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Library League (Old Town, Me.) Records, 1934-1994, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2019

Library League (Old Town, Me.) Records, 1934-1994, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Library League was founded in Old Town, Maine, in 1934 by a small group of young women of the town. Its goal was to raise funds for the public library to buy books and purchase library equipment and supplies. Records include annual reports and minutes of meetings, 1934-1987; and scrapbooks of League activities, 1934-1994.


Brown (Ella C.) Papers, 1960-1978, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2019

Brown (Ella C.) Papers, 1960-1978, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Ella Corinne Brown was a faculty member at the University of Maine in Orono from 1962 to 1979. She was responsible for writing the course program for parks and recreation and designed the specialized program leading to a degree in parks and recreation. Brown was born in 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri and died in Orono, Maine in 1987. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1951 and received her master's degree from Montana State University in 1961. She received her Ph.D. degree from Indiana University.


Musgrave, (Katherine) Faculty Records, University Of Maine, 1937-2012, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Musgrave, (Katherine) Faculty Records, University Of Maine, 1937-2012, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Professor Katherine Ogilvie Musgrave was born February 8, 1920, in Allisona, TN. Having graduated with a B.S. in Food Nutrition from Maryville College in 1941 Musgrave would go on to earn a M.S. in Nutrition from Oklahoma State University in 1968. The following year (1969) Professor Musgrave started at the University of Maine as an instructor and assistant professor in Food and Nutrition before in 1979 earning a professorship. Professor Musgrave retired from the University of Maine in 1986 but remained active in the field of nutrition.

The records include various versions of Professor Musgrave's curriculum vitae ...


Engineering Science And Management Defense Training Program (University Of Maine) Records, 1940-1945, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Engineering Science And Management Defense Training Program (University Of Maine) Records, 1940-1945, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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During the 1940s, the University of Maine was one of many U.S. colleges and universities to offer tuition-free summer courses under the Engineering, Sciences, and Management Defense Training Program, funded by the U.S. Office of Education.

The classes were for high school graduates not planning to attend college and were intended to train students in defense activities in order to fill urgently needed technical and scientific civilian positions just prior to and during U.S. involvement in World War II.

These records include general information regarding the Program, U.S Office of Education reports, forms, publicity material, details ...


Honors Theses Collection (University Of Maine), 2013-2018, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Honors Theses Collection (University Of Maine), 2013-2018, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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This collection includes papers written by students during their senior year who are enrolled in the University of Maine Honors Program. Until 2012, Honors Theses were represented with individual records in the library's catalog. This collection includes papers written by students from 2013 to present.

Many documents in the collection are also available electronically through another series for The Honors College in DigitalCommons@UMaine.


Entre Nosotros (University Of Maine) Records, 1939-1976, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Entre Nosotros (University Of Maine) Records, 1939-1976, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Copies of Entre Nosotros, a publication of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica).


Nolde (John J.) Records, 1950-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Nolde (John J.) Records, 1950-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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John Jacob Nolde was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1919 and died in 1988. He was a member of the faculty of the history department at the University of Maine and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He served the University of Maine from 1950 to 1984. He wrote numerous articles on The China cantos of Ezra Pound.

Records cover Nolde's years as Professor of History (1950-1986) and tenure as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1966-1973) at the University of Maine. The record series Lecture Notes contains Professor Nolde's notes for various history ...


Stevens (James Stacy) Records, 1881-1940, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Stevens (James Stacy) Records, 1881-1940, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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James Stacy Stevens, the son of Henry Francis Stevens and Emeline Heydock Stevens, was born in Lima, New York, on August 21, 1864. Stevens married Bertha E. Bowerman in 1890. He came to the University of Maine as a professor of physics in 1891, established the department of electrical engineering in 1893, and served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1905 until his retirement in 1932. Stevens Hall on the campus of the University of Maine was named in his honor in 1934. Stevens died on March 24, 1940.

The record group contains diaries, 1903-1940, of ...


Silver (Arthur E.) Class Of 1902 Records, 1901-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Silver (Arthur E.) Class Of 1902 Records, 1901-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Arthur E. Silver was born in 1879 at Silvers Mills, a rural neighborhood named for his grandfather in Dexter, Maine. He graduated from the University of Maine, class of 1902, with a B.S. degree. He received his doctor of engineering (an honorary degree) from the University of Maine in 1954. He was chief electrical engineer for Ebasco Services, Inc., formerly Electric Bond and Share Co. until his retirement in 1948.

In 1951, Silver received the Lamme gold medal award given by the American Institute of Engineering in recognition of his pioneering of rural electrification by designing a simplified farm-type ...


Fife (Hilda) Records, 1933-1972, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Fife (Hilda) Records, 1933-1972, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Dr. Hilda M. Fife was born in Greenland, N.H., in 1903. She received her B.A. degree from Colby College and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University. She also did graduate work at Boston University and the University of Chicago. She became professor of English at the University of Maine from 1946 until retiring as professor emerita in 1969. She founded the Maine Old Cemetery Association and was active in the Kittery Maritime Museum, the Rice Public Library in Kittery, and the Maine League of Historical Societies and Museums. She died in 1990.

The records mainly ...


Jensen (Robert E.) Records, 1967-1971, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Jensen (Robert E.) Records, 1967-1971, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Robert E. Jensen was born in Iowa in 1938. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Denver in 1961 with an M.B.A. in accounting, he received a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1966. He was a Certified Public Accountant and taught at the University of Denver, Stanford University, and Michigan State University. He came to the University of Maine at Orono in 1968 as the Nicolas M. Salgo Professor in the College of Business Administration.

In 1971-1972 Jensen was selected as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford ...


American Association Of University Women Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

American Association Of University Women Records, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Correspondence, reports, minutes, membership lists, programs, history and other records of Orono Chapter of the American Association of University Women. Some statewide records are also found in the collection.


Douglass, (Irwin B.) Records, 1935-1974, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Douglass, (Irwin B.) Records, 1935-1974, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Irwin Bruce Douglass was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1904. A scholar, teacher, researcher and humorist, Douglass became a professor of chemistry at the University of Maine at Orono in 1940 and carried out a number of studies into potato starch and the chemical process (and pollution) involved in the pulp and paper industry processes. He retired in 1972 and moved to Vermont where he died in 1998.

The record group mostly contains textual information during Douglass's tenure at the University of Maine, but there are also some photographs of events Douglass attended.


College Of Business Administration (University Of Maine) Records, 1948-1989, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

College Of Business Administration (University Of Maine) Records, 1948-1989, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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In 1958, a School of Business Administration was established in the College of Arts and Sciences with curricula leading to the B.S. degree in Business Administration with major programs in Marketing, Finance, Accounting, and Industrial Management.

In 1965, the School of Business Administration became the College of Business Administration. The College of Business Administration provided a four year course in business administration with majors in accounting, finance, management or marketing. The College also provided a graduate program in business administration. In 1997, the College would combine with other departments and become the College of Business, Public Policy and Health ...


Schoenberger (Walter Smith) Records, 1957-1990, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Schoenberger (Walter Smith) Records, 1957-1990, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Walter S. "Bud" Schoenberger was born in 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pa. and died in Orono, Maine in 1998. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and his doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He was a professor of political science, specializing in international relations at the University of Maine in Orono. He authored the book, Decision of Destiny, a Political Analysis of the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb. He retired from the University of Maine in 1989 as professor emeritus having taught for 34 years.

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Pease (William H. And Jane H.) Records, 1957-2003, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Pease (William H. And Jane H.) Records, 1957-2003, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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William Pease was a professor of history at the University of Maine, 1966-1987 focusing on U.S. history. Jane Pease was a professor of history at the University of Maine, 1969-1987 and in 1975 also taught the first Women's Studies course at the University. Together, the Peases authored Bound with Them in Chains: A Biographical History of the Antislavery Movement.

The records contain textual material created and curated by University of Maine history professors William and Jane Pease.


Wieden (Clifford O. T.) Papers, 1946-1947, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Wieden (Clifford O. T.) Papers, 1946-1947, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Clifford O.T. Wieden was the principal of the Aroostook State Normal School (later the Aroostook State Teacher's College and now the University of Maine at Presque Isle) and became its president in 1953. In the summer of 1947, Wieden taught a course at Farmington State Teachers College entitled "Sociography: A Maine State Travel Course." The course involved travel, observation and interviews as well as lectures, discussion and development of teaching units. The sixteen class members combined study with recreation, traveling to various parts of the state of Maine to study its physical, economic, sociological and historic features. The ...


College Of Life Sciences And Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1914-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

College Of Life Sciences And Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1914-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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In 1964, during the tenure of University of Maine President Lloyd Hartman Elliot the existing College of Agriculture was renamed the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture to reflect the developing program and staff orientation within the College. The objectives of the College were to provide high quality educational opportunities in the agricultural and life sciences and to contribute generally to the economic, social and cultural development of the state by means of basic applied research and various extension educational techniques to help groups and individuals better understand the need and action necessary for properly managing and developing Maine's ...


College Of Engineering & Science (University Of Maine) Records, 1899-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

College Of Engineering & Science (University Of Maine) Records, 1899-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The College of Technology provided instruction in Mining Engineering (later dropped), Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, and Forestry (later known as Pulp and Paper Technology). The College offered Bachelor of Science Degrees and Associate of Science Degrees. In 1973, the College was renamed the College of Engineering and Science. In 1989, departments from the College of Engineering and Science and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture merged with the College of Sciences, resulting in College name changes for the College of Engineering and the College of Applied Sciences and Agriculture. By the 1993-1993 ...


College Of Arts And Sciences (University Of Maine) Records, 1907-1989, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

College Of Arts And Sciences (University Of Maine) Records, 1907-1989, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The College of Arts and Sciences was dedicated to two major goals: to provide a quality education in the liberal arts, and to impart the specific knowledge and skills required for careers in one of its many representative disciplines. In 1988, as part of a University of Maine reorganization under the tenure of President Dale W. Lick the College of Arts and Science was divided into three colleges, the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Sciences.

The records mostly contain copies of College of Arts and Sciences faculty meeting agendas ...


Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station (University Of Maine) Records, 1888-1987, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station (University Of Maine) Records, 1888-1987, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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In 1883, the Maine Board of Agriculture called for the establishment of a formal experiment station in Orono. With the support of state funds the Maine Fertilizer Control and Agricultural Experiment Station (later becoming the Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station). Eventually the Station would expand its research into genetics and breeding, entomology, forestry, food, potatoes, blueberries, and dairy. Such studies have been funded by both state and federal agriculture grants.

The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine's Maine Agricultural & Forest Experiment Station. The record series Administrative Records includes: budget reports including spending ...


Hankins (John Erskine) Records, 1944-1994, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Hankins (John Erskine) Records, 1944-1994, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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John Hankins was born in 1905. He earned his B.A. in 1924 from the University of South Carolina, his M.A. in 1925 and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1929. He came to the University of Maine in 1956 as Head of the English Department. Hankins retired in 1970. He was Professor Emeritus in 1970.

Collection includes biographical information from the faculty index,correspondence, dramatic pieces, poems, and short stories (including some written by Hankin), articles, and speeches, newspaper clippings on a range of subjects, conference material, and various items regarding events Hankin attended celebrating William Shakespeare's ...


Graduate School (University Of Maine) Records, 1900-1980s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

Graduate School (University Of Maine) Records, 1900-1980s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Graduate School at University of Maine has primary responsibility for administering the policies and procedures relating to these graduate studies. Graduate School policy is made by Graduate Faculty, acting through its representative body, the Graduate Board.

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


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.


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.