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In Memento Mori : Doctor Caroline Colvin Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1686-sc

Scope and Contents Note

A scrapbook about Caroline Colvin compiled by Mary W. Ogborn, a relative of Dr. Colvin. The volume contains newspaper clippings about Colvin, information about her former students, documents from her study in 1926 at Oxford University, etc. Entries are annotated by the compiler.

Dates

  • 1863-1953 (?)

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Caroline Colvin was born Oct. 8, 1863, in Webster, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana State Normal School in 1890 and from Indiana University in 1893. She received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1901. In 1902 she became an instructor in history at the University of Maine, beginning a lifelong career there that saw her serving as chair of the history department, 1906-1932, and as the first dean of women, 1923-1927. Colvin Hall on the campus of the University of Maine is named in her honor. She died in 1953.

Extent

1 volume (33 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A scrapbook about Caroline Colvin compiled by Mary W. Ogborn, a relative of Dr. Colvin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of Argus E. Ogborn, Richmond, Indiana, in 1992.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

Creator

Title
Guide to the In Memento Mori : Doctor Caroline Colvin Scrapbook
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