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Merton R. Lovett Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1427

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters written by Merton R. Lovett while a student at the University of Maine to his mother and to Margaret Woodberry, who later became his wife. The letters describe his daily life and activities during the four years he attended the university.


  • 1902-1906


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

Merton Rooks Lovett, the son of Solon and Mary Barron Lovett, was born in Beverly, Massachusetts on September 15, 1885. He was a member of the Class of 1906 at the University of Maine, where he joined the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was a lifelong resident of Beverly and was active in civic affairs there, being a member of the Beverly School Committee and numerous clubs and organizations. He was married to Margaret Pickett Woodberry and had three children. Merton Lovett died in 1946.


1 box (8 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert Lovett, Beverly, Mass., in 1982.

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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