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University of Southern Maine

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Gen Ms 23 Esther Wood Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper, Megan Turner Jul 2007

Gen Ms 23 Esther Wood Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper, Megan Turner

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Esther Wood taught Social Sciences and History at Gorham Normal School from 1930 to 1972. She regularly wrote columns for the Christian Science Monitor and received many awards, including “Woman of the Year” from the Blue Hill Chamber of Commerce and a Doctorate of Humane Letters honoris causa from Colby College. In 1973, the University named a dormitory building on the Gorham campus in her honor. The Papers consist of her lecture notes on the history of New England from the 16th century through the colonial period and the Revolutionary War to the founding of the State of Maine ...


Gen Ms 20 Jane And Robert Pickett Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper Jul 2007

Gen Ms 20 Jane And Robert Pickett Papers Finding Aid, Daniel Draper

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Robert Stanley Pickett and Jane Niles Pickett attended Gorham State Teacher's College from 1949 to 1953. The Papers contain materials concerning academic, athletic and student social activities at Gorham State Teacher's College in the early 1950s, including a scrapbook and newspaper clippings.

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1949-1953

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0.5 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 ...