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Clarence C. Little Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0300

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, reprints of publications, periodicals, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Little's career as a biologist and educator, his family, his second wife, Beatrice Johnson Little, Jackson Memorial Laboratory which he directed, cancer research, tobacco industry, genetics, college and universities.


  • 1910-1976


Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

C.C. Little was President of the University of Maine from 1922-25, President of the University of Michigan 1925-29, graduated from Harvard in 1910. Was director of Jackson Memorial Laboratory 1929-1971, and a researcher in the fields of cancer, genetics, and tobacco.


30 linear feet (22 boxes)

1 folio item

Language of Materials



This collection is organized into series:
  1. SpC MS 0300.001, Clarence Cook Little papers
  2. SpC MS 0300.002, Bea Johnson Little papers
  3. SpC MS 0300.003, Research/Science
  4. SpC MS 0300.004, Jackson Laboratory
  5. SpC MS 0300.005, Tobacco research
  6. SpC MS 0300.006, Genetics
  7. SpC MS 0300.007, Birth control
  8. SpC MS 0300.001, Personal papers
  9. SpC MS 0300.008, Correspondence
  10. SpC MS 0300.009, University of Maine
  11. SpC MS 0300.010, University of Michigan
  12. SpC MS 0300.011, Education
  13. SpC MS 0300.012, International politics
  14. SpC MS 0300.013, Religion/Philosophy
  15. SpC MS 0300.014, Miscellaneous
  16. SpC MS 0300.015, Photographs
  17. SpC MS 0300.016, Family papers
  18. SpC MS 0300.017, Harvard University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Little family to Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library in 1976.
Guide to the Clarence C. Little
Box And Folder List Available
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