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Jasper Jacob Stahl Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 1821-sc

Scope and Contents

Notebook and loose papers, 1907-1909, contains handwritten stories, anecdotes, and poetry by Jasper Jacob Stahl, a high school teacher at Friendship High School and the Lincoln Academy. Notebook is labeled "Themes." Some entries appear to have been graded with a "Rein gut" (literally "purely good" in German). They may be translations.


  • Creation: 1907-1909


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Biographical Note

Jasper Jacob Stahl was probably born in 1888 (various sources indicate 1886-1888) in Waldoboro, Maine. As the son of a sea captain he sailed around the Horn to Valparaiso on his father’s ship, then graduated from Bowdoin summa cum laude, a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He taught at Reed College, but was interrupted by his service as an officer in the United States Navy in World War I. Subsequently he spent thirty-eight years as Director of Studies for the renowned Hill School Pottstown, Pennsylvania from 1918-1947. He was a historian of Waldoboro and author of "History of Old Broad Bay and Waldoboro." He also studied Germans in Maine.


1 volume

25 sheet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Charles Rand of Falmouth, Maine.

Related Materials

Jasper Jacob Stahl Papers, SpC MS 0478, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

Guide to the Jasper Jacob Stahl Notebook
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Elizabeth Russell
August 2022
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Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

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