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Eastern Maine General Hospital School of Nursing Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0167

Scope and Contents

This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, student progress reports and early corporate records are also included.


  • Creation: 1892-


Restrictions on Access

This collection is kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice is required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions.

Historical Note

Bangor General Hospital was founded in 1892 along with the School of Nursing. The first nurses graduated in 1894. In 1896, the name was changed to Eastern Maine General Hospital. In 1910, the Alumni Association was started. 1915 saw the registration of nurses, and the School was approved by the state. In 1969, the name was changed to Eastern Maine Medical Center.


28 linear feet (29 boxes)

14 folio items

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the EMGH/EMMC Nurses Alumni Association, gathered by its members - 15 Nov 1992. Additional material donated by Eastern Maine Medical Center, acting by and through Rand O'Leary, it's President, and Timothy Dentry, Northern Light Health CEO in December 2020.

Guide to the Eastern Maine General Hospital School of Nursing Collection
Box And Folder List Available
Jennifer Goode
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States