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Theater in Portland (Me.) Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0353

Scope and Contents

The collection records the history of theater in Portland, Maine. It consists of photographs of some 1000 actors and actresses in their various stage roles, of theatrical buildings in Portland, of playbills, of press clippings, of advertisements.


  • Creation: 1804-1936


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

James Moreland was born in 1897 in Illinois and resided most of his early life in Georgetown, Kentucky. He died in Oswego, N.Y. in 1951. He was a member of the faculty of the University of Maine from 1930 to 1936 and received his Master's degree there in 1934. He received his B.A. degree from Georgetown College in 1924. He was professor of English at the State University Teachers College, Oswego, N.Y. He conducted research into the history of the theater in Portland, Maine.


2 linear feet (2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collected and arranged by James Moreland, August 1936.

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States