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George A. LaBonte Forestry Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0284

Scope and Contents

The papers of a forest entomologist working for the Maine Forest Service. Included are University papers, reprint notes, field reports, articles, and numerous publications by George A. LaBonte.


  • Creation: 1949-1984


Restrictions on Access

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

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

George A. LaBonte was born in Jackman, Maine in 1923. He was in the U.S. Navy in World War II, then went to the University of Maine graduating in 1951 with a B.S. He earned his M.S. in botany from the University of Maine in 1958. He worked for the Maine Forest Service as an entomologist beginning in 1949. He was with the Maine Forest Service until 1981, ending as State Entomologist. He co-authored "Trees of Maine."


6 linear feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials



The papers of a forest entomologist working for the Maine Forest Service.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Vickie Thiele and Laurie LaBonte, 13 April 1990.

Guide to the George A. LaBonte Forestry Papers
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Finding aid written in English.

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