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John M. Oak Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1659-sc

Scope and Contents

A notebook compiled by Oak in 1870-1871 while a student at the Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now the University of Maine). The notebook contains summaries of lectures by Merritt C. Fernald, Stephen F. Peckham, and Harley R. Willard, professors at the college.

Dates

  • 1870-1871

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

John Marshall Oak, the son of Lyndon Oak, was born in Garland, Maine, June 16, 1851. He graduated from the Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1873. After graduation he taught school, worked as a salesman, and owned a clothing business before becoming postmaster in Bangor, Maine, in 1898, a position he held until 1915. He served as a trustee of the University of Maine and was active in its alumni association. John Oak died Sept. 15, 1932.

Extent

1 volume (21 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A notebook compiled by Oak in 1870-1871 while a student at the Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now the University of Maine). The notebook contains summaries of lectures by Merritt C. Fernald, Stephen F. Peckham, and Harley R. Willard, professors at the college.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in 1931.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the John M. Oak Notebook
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
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207-581-1686