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Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2018, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine Oct 2018

Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2018, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine

Department of History and Political Science Registration Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Political Science majors Shaman Kirkland and Hamdia Ahmed help organize March for Our Lives
  • New World Languages Options
  • Screening of the film “Of Many: Then and Now” and moderated discussion with Rabbi Yehuda Sarna and Imam Khalid Latif
  • (De)Constructing Race, Equality, and Power at SPACE Gallery
  • Registration information
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Fall 2018
  • HTY/POS Internship Fall 2018
  • Ron Schmidt's forthcoming book Reading Politics with Machiavelli


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 ...


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2018, University Of Southern Maine May 2018

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2018, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine Commencement 2018


Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2017, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine Oct 2017

Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2017, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine

Department of History and Political Science Registration Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Faculty: Lacey Sparks
  • Exhibition: "Letters Home: Harriet Sweetser and the Gorham Normal School at the Turn-of-the-Century"
  • Student appreciation
  • USM Special Collections
  • Exhibition: "The Forgotten Heroines of the Easter Rising by Irish Sculptor Betty Newman-Maguire"
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Fall 2017
  • HTY/POS Internships Offered Fall 2017
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Summer 2017


University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2017, University Of Southern Maine May 2017

University Of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2017, University Of Southern Maine

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University of Southern Maine Commencement Program 2017


Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Spring 2017, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine Apr 2017

Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Spring 2017, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine

Department of History and Political Science Registration Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Maine Model United Nations Conference
  • The Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities Program
  • W.E.B. Du Bois: Becoming an American Program
  • Registration information
  • Ron Schmidt's column in Maine Beacon
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Spring 2017
  • HTY/POS Internships Spring 2017
  • Abraham Peck received a DLitt (Doctor of letters) degree from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England
  • USM History on Instagram: @usmhistory
  • HTY spring trip to New York City
  • Libby Bischof's class visit to Abbe Museum
  • "Judeo-Christian and Islamic Values" an opinion article written by Abraham Peck


Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2016, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine Oct 2016

Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Fall 2016, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine

Department of History and Political Science Registration Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Race and Ethnic Studies Minor
  • Ron Schmidt in the news
  • Robert Klotz and Dmitry Bam lecture
  • Maine Model United Nations Conference
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Fall 2016
  • HTY/POS Internships Offered Fall 2016
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Summer 2016
  • Student appreciation
  • Libby Bischof presenting at the Third Annual Historians forum at the Maine Historical Society
  • Eileen Eagan at the annual national Council on Public History conference in Baltimore, Maryland


Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Spring 2016, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine Apr 2016

Department Of History And Political Science Registration Newsletter Spring 2016, Department Of History And Political Science, University Of Southern Maine

Department of History and Political Science Registration Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Exhibition co-curated by Libby Bischof, "Picturing Maine
  • History Student Named UNUM Scholar
  • Exhibit: "Visualizing Uncle Tom’s Cabin"
  • Adam Tuchinsky named interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • New faculty: Timothy Ruback
  • Maine Model United Nations Conference (MeMUNC)
  • Leroy Rowe class visit to Augusta
  • “Social Media and Revolutions,” talk by Adeline Koh, Director of the Center for Digital Humani-ties at Stockton College
  • HTY/POS Courses Offered Spring 2016
  • HTY/POS Internships Offered Spring 2016


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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Description:

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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Description:

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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Description:

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.


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.


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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Description:

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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Description:

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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Description:

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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Description:

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.


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

Gen Ms 10 Harriet Sweetser Letters, John D. Knowlton

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Provenance: Donated by Elizabeth Sweetser Baxter in 1999. Ownership & Literary Rights: The Harriet Sweetser Letters are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Library. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or his legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the Head of Special Collections. Cite as: Harriet Sweetser Letters, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Libraries. Restrictions on access: This collection is open for research.


12-07-Unknown, Harriet Sweetser Dec 2000

12-07-Unknown, Harriet Sweetser

Undated

This collection contains letters written by Harriet Sweetser, dated from 1898 to 1916, as well as some photographs. Most of the letters were written during her time as a student at Gorham Normal School, a teacher training college located on what is currently the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine. Almost all of the letters are addressed to her mother, with a few to her father. Sweetser writes home to tell her parents about her day-to-day life at school. She later taught at a grammar school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and became a superintendent. Harriet Sweetser was born on ...


12-Unknown, Harriet Sweetser Dec 2000

12-Unknown, Harriet Sweetser

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This collection contains letters written by Harriet Sweetser, dated from 1898 to 1916, as well as some photographs. Most of the letters were written during her time as a student at Gorham Normal School, a teacher training college located on what is currently the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine. Almost all of the letters are addressed to her mother, with a few to her father. Sweetser writes home to tell her parents about her day-to-day life at school. She later taught at a grammar school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and became a superintendent. Harriet Sweetser was born on ...


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.


Date Unknown, Harriet Sweetser Jan 2000

Date Unknown, Harriet Sweetser

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This collection contains letters written by Harriet Sweetser, dated from 1898 to 1916, as well as some photographs. Most of the letters were written during her time as a student at Gorham Normal School, a teacher training college located on what is currently the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine. Almost all of the letters are addressed to her mother, with a few to her father. Sweetser writes home to tell her parents about her day-to-day life at school. She later taught at a grammar school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and became a superintendent. Harriet Sweetser was born on ...


Dover-Foxcroft Schoolhouse Map, Harriet Sweetser Jan 2000

Dover-Foxcroft Schoolhouse Map, Harriet Sweetser

Undated

This collection contains letters written by Harriet Sweetser, dated from 1898 to 1916, as well as some photographs. Most of the letters were written during her time as a student at Gorham Normal School, a teacher training college located on what is currently the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine. Almost all of the letters are addressed to her mother, with a few to her father. Sweetser writes home to tell her parents about her day-to-day life at school. She later taught at a grammar school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and became a superintendent. Harriet Sweetser was born on ...


Date Unknown, Harriet Sweetser Jan 2000

Date Unknown, Harriet Sweetser

Undated

This collection contains letters written by Harriet Sweetser, dated from 1898 to 1916, as well as some photographs. Most of the letters were written during her time as a student at Gorham Normal School, a teacher training college located on what is currently the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine. Almost all of the letters are addressed to her mother, with a few to her father. Sweetser writes home to tell her parents about her day-to-day life at school. She later taught at a grammar school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and became a superintendent. Harriet Sweetser was born on ...


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.


Compulsory Education In Maine : A Brief History 1821 To 1996, Maine Department Of Education Jul 1996

Compulsory Education In Maine : A Brief History 1821 To 1996, Maine Department Of Education

Maine Collection

Compulsory Education in Maine : A Brief History 1821 to 1996

Edited from Department Documents from 1985 by Frank J. Antonucci, Jr., Consultant Truancy, Dropout, and Alternative Education. Maine Department of Education, (July 1996).

Printed under appropriation number 014-05A-7156-01