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Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1690

Scope and Contents

A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman. Contains two photograph albums of University of Maine campus scenes and student activities, especially of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Also includes a letter, 1904, to Bowerman from James Stacy Stevens concerning Bowerman's engagement to Geneva Hamilton; other correspondence, 1947, to Bowerman concerning his support of the fund to build the Memorial Union on campus; and an obituary of Bowerman and letters of condolence to Bowerman's children upon his death in 1951.

Dates

  • 1900-1952

Creator

Access Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Frank Harvey Bowerman was born in Victor, New York, March 26, 1878. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the University of Maine in 1900 where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was an engineer and contractor in Rhode Island for 40 years and was active in civic affairs and fraternal organizations in Cranston and Providence, R.I. He married Geneva Hamilton, also a graduate of the University of Maine, in 1904, and they had three children. Frank Bowerman died December 21, 1951.

Extent

1 document box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers
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