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Jessie Pinkham Thomas Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1259

Scope and Contents

The collection primarily contains photographs taken between 1915 and 1917 of scenes on the campus of the University of Maine. Included are photographs of members of Delta Delta Delta; scenes in Balentine Hall, the dormitory where Thomas lived; a panoramic photograph of the campus in 1914; and a group photograph taken in 1953 at the 35th reunion of the class of 1918. The collection also includes bills for tuition, room and board, fees, etc. from 1915-1917, and Thomas's copy of "Maine University Songs" published in 1910.


  • 1910-1918

Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Jessie Pinkham Thomas was born in 1893 in Farmington, Maine, the daughter of Charles and Esther Lovejoy Pinkham. She attended Farmington Normal School and graduated from the University of Maine in 1918, majoring in home economics. While at the university, she was the president and a charter member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority and a member of the All Maine Women's Society. She was the wife of Harry S. Thomas and died in 1965.


1 box (6 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Priscilla Rines, Gorham, Me.

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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