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Arthur Herbert Norton Ornithological Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0368

Scope and Contents

The correspondence, notes, articles, scientific papers, and other papers of Arthur Norton concerning birds, mammals, botany, and the natural history of Maine. Includes the card file catalogue used in "Maine Birds."

Dates

  • 1888-1943

Creator

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 Library.

Biographical Note

Arthur H. Norton was a native of St. George, Maine. He was a geographer, botanist, mammalogist, ornithologist, and editor. In 1940, he was awarded an honorary Masters of Science by the University of Maine. He was curator of the Portland Society of Natural History for 37 years.

Extent

7 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The correspondence, notes, articles, scientific papers, and other papers of Arthur Norton concerning birds, mammals, botany, and the natural history of Maine. Includes the card file catalogue used in "Maine Birds."

Custodial History

Given to the University of Maine in 1943 at the bequest of Arthur H. Norton. Transfered to Special Collections in June 1972.
Title
Guide to the Arthur Herbert Norton Ornithological Papers
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in 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