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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 ...


Gen Ms 30 Thurston/Corthell Collection Finding Aid, Megan Hendrix Dec 2014

Gen Ms 30 Thurston/Corthell Collection Finding Aid, Megan Hendrix

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W.J. Corthell was the first principal of the Western State Normal School in Gorham, founded in 1878. The other collector may have been Marjorie Thurston, class of 1907. The Memorabilia consists of artifacts and photographs found in Special Collections.

Date Range:

1870s-1907

Size of Collection:

1 ft.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2014, University Of Southern Maine May 2014

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2014, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 2014

Saturday, May Tenth, Two Thousand and Fourteen

Address by David Shaw , founder of IDEXX Laboratories


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 2013, University Of Southern Maine May 2013

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 2013, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern maine commencement program, 2013

Saturday, May the Eleventh, Two Thousand and Thirteen At Nine O' Clock in the Morning and Two O' Clock in the Afternoon

Morning Address by U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins

Afternoon Address by Mary G. F. Bitterman


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 ...


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 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 ...


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.

Date Range:

1949-1953

Size of Collection:

0.5 ft.


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 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 12 Luther I. Bonney Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton Oct 2001

Gen Ms 12 Luther I. Bonney Papers Finding Aid, John D. Knowlton

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Luther I. Bonney was born in Turner, Maine in 1884. After graduating from Bates College in 1906, Bonney was involved in education for the rest of his life. He was a Professor of Mathematics at Middlebury College, Vermont from 1907-1927, and Dean of Portland Junior College, one of USM’s progenitor schools, from 1933 until 1958. The Papers consist of histories he wrote, poetry, WWII letters from former students, honorary degrees, and a taped 1974 interview of Bonney.

Date Range:

1933-1974

Size of Collection:

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 ...


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.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 2000, University Of Southern Maine May 2000

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 2000, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern maine commencement program, 2000

Saturday May 13th, 2000 at 9:00am

Address by John P. Wallach, journalist and founder of Seeds of Peace.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 1999, University Of Southern Maine May 1999

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 1999, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1999

Saturday May 8th, 1999 at 9:00am

Address by Dale McCormick, Maine State Treasurer. (see also Dale McCormick Finding Aid, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine)


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1998, University Of Southern Maine May 1998

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1998, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1998

Saturday May 16th, 1998 at 9:00am

Address by William J. Ryan, Banking Executive


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1997, University Of Southern Maine May 1997

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1997, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1997

Saturday, May 10th, 1997 9:00am

Address by H. Draper Hunt, Professor Emeritus History and author.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1996, University Of Southern Maine May 1996

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1996, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1996

Saturday, May 11th, 1996 at 9:00am

Address by Terrence MacTaggert, Chancellor University of Maine System


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1995, University Of Southern Maine May 1995

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1995, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1995

Saturday, May 13th, 1995 at 9:00am

Address by Angus S. King, Governor of Maine and U.S. Senator.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1994, University Of Southern Maine May 1994

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1994, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1994.

Saturday, May 14th, 1994 at 9:00am

Address by Kate C. Chappell, artist and co-founder of Tom's of Maine. (see also: Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts)


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1993, University Of Southern Maine May 1993

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1993, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1993

Saturday May 15, 1993 at 9am

Address by Patricia Locke, educator.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1992, University Of Southern Maine May 1992

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1992, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine commencement program, 1992.

Saturday May 9th, 1992 at 9:30am

Address by Edmund S. Muskie, former Secretary of State.


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 1991, University Of Southern Maine May 1991

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 1991, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine Commencement Program, 1991

"Saturday, May the Eleventh Nineteen Hundred and Ninety One At Nine-thirty in the Forenoon"

Address given by Robert B. Binswanger, educator.


University Of Maine Portland- Gorham Commencement Program 1971, University Of Maine Portland - Gorham Jun 1971

University Of Maine Portland- Gorham Commencement Program 1971, University Of Maine Portland - Gorham

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The Gorham State College of the University of Maine program for the Ninetieth-second Annual Commencement. Held in Gorham, Maine June 6, 1971. Address given by Dr. Robert M. York.


University Of Maine Portland- Gorham And University Of Maine School Of Law Commencement Program 1971, University Of Maine In Portland Jun 1971

University Of Maine Portland- Gorham And University Of Maine School Of Law Commencement Program 1971, University Of Maine In Portland

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University of Maine in Portland and University of Maine School of Law Commencement Program for the Tenth Commencement. Held in Portland, Maine June 5, 1971. Address given by Carl T. Rowan. Honorary Degree conferred upon Carlton D. Reed Jr., Trustee of the University.


The Student Voice, 03/15/1971, University Of Maine Portland Gorham Mar 1971

The Student Voice, 03/15/1971, University Of Maine Portland Gorham

Student Voice, The, 1971

Some Thoughts about Police -- The Semantics of Male Chauvinism: A Reaction -- Peace: Spring Offensive Begins Friday -- Welfare Rights: George Wiley to Speak -- POGO MODE Meets -- Birth Control: Handbook on Sale Here -- The Alamo: Portland Style: Tenants to Fight Holiday Inn


Gorham State College Of The University Of Maine Commencement Program 1970, Gorham State College Of The University Of Maine Jun 1970

Gorham State College Of The University Of Maine Commencement Program 1970, Gorham State College Of The University Of Maine

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The Gorham State College of the University of Maine programs for the Baccalaureate Services, and Ninetieth-first Annual Commencement. Held in Gorham, Maine June 7, 1970. Address given by Dr. Herman R. Branson.


University Of Maine In Portland And University Of Maine School Of Law Commencement Program 1970, University Of Maine In Portland Jun 1970

University Of Maine In Portland And University Of Maine School Of Law Commencement Program 1970, University Of Maine In Portland

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The University of Maine in Portland and University of Maine School of Law Commencement Program program for the Ninth Commencement. Held in Portland, Maine June 6, 1970. Address given by The Honorable Kenneth C. Curtis, Governor of Maine.


The Stein, 03/20/1970, University Of Maine Portland Mar 1970

The Stein, 03/20/1970, University Of Maine Portland

Stein, The, 1967-1970

Buffkins In Albany -- "POGO" Draws Sparks -- Legal Aid Clinic -- Bueter Resignation Rejected -- President Search -- 50 Confront Draft -- 100 Attend "OA" Session -- "33" Committee Meets