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Gorham Seminary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0844-sc

Scope and Content Note

A collection of programs for a private school in Gorham, Maine. The collection includes three copies of a description of Gorham Seminary in 1861 and one copy for 1871; the order of exercises for the exhibition at the seminary for the years 1840, 1843, 1845, 1846, 1848, 2 copies for 1872, and 3 copies of an undated program; a program for the anniversary exhibition for 1863 and program for a concert for the benefit of the soldiers by the young ladies of Gorham Seminary, April 1864; and two leaves of handwritten notes.

Dates

  • 1840-1872

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The Gorham Seminary in Gorham, Maine was incorporated in 1803 as Gorham Academy. In 1837 its name was changed to Gorham Academy and Teachers' Seminary. By 1843 it was called Gorham Seminary. Subsequently male and female departments were separated and co-existed until 1861 when they were reunited as Gorham Seminary. It ceased in 1877.

Extent

1 folder (18 Items)

Abstract

A collection of programs for a private school in Gorham, Maine. The collection includes three copies of a description of Gorham Seminary in 1861 and one copy for 1871; the order of exercises for the exhibition at the seminary for the years 1840, 1843, 1845, 1846, 1848, 2 copies for 1872, and 3 copies of an undated program; a program for the anniversary exhibition for 1863 and program for a concert for the benefit of the soldiers by the young ladies of Gorham Seminary, April 1864; and two leaves of handwritten notes.
Title
Guide to the Gorham Seminary Collection
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686