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Lillian F. Wall Scrapbooks

Identifier: SpC MS 0612

Scope and Contents

The collection includes 5 scrapbooks with photographs and clippings about her life and career, a copy of her master's thesis, a copy of her paper "The problems and educational procedures used with children with physical handicaps" (1950), and copies of her biography "The potter's wheel," by Betsy Alexander.


  • 1935-1980


Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Lillian F. Wall (1904-1984) was a pioneer in Maine in the field of education for handicapped children. She was stricken with infantile paralysis at the age of 6. She obtained a master's degree in special education at the University of Maine and a certificate of advanced study. She pioneered Maine's first class for the instruction of physically handicapped children in Bangor in 1935. In 1962 in Bangor she taught the first class for children with speech problems, as a speech pathologist.


1 linear foot (1 box)

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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