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Mary Ellen Chase Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0096

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 9 file folders in one box. The collection contains original manuscripts and/or second drafts of "Dawn in Lyoness," "Mary Peters," "Silas Crockett," "This England," and "Uplands." It also contains correspondence with Dr. Hugh Stalker.


  • Creation: 1900-1973


Restrictions on Access

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

Restrictions on Use

Information on literary rights available from repository.

Biographical Note

Mary Ellen Chase was born on February 24, 1887 in Blue Hill, ME, the daughter of Edward Everett and Edith Chase. She obtained her undergraduate degree in 1909 from the University of Maine, and her M.A. (1918) and Ph.D (1922) from the University of Minnesota. She also did post-doctoral work in England from 1923-1926.

She worked at the University of Minnesota and Smith College, MA. She wrote over 40 books.

She died on July 28, 1973.


1 linear foot (1 box)

Language of Materials



The letters of Mary Ellen Chase to Dr. Hugh Stalker, some writing, notebooks, portraits, and clippings.

Arrangement of the Records

The collection is arranged into 9 folders according to subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given as a gift to Fogler Library Special Collections.

Guide to the Mary Ellen Chase Papers
Box And Folder List Available
Inventory prepared by a member of the Fogler Library staff.
August 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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