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Seth Pinkham Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1516

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs and memorabilia from Kents Hill School especially items regarding the centennial in 1929 of the Calliopean Society, a literary society at the school. Also found in the collection is a scrapbook maintained by Pinkham while a student at the University of Maine and photographs and other material documenting his years at the university including pictures and awards from his time on the track team, pictures of activities of Theta Chi fraternity, and a membership certificate from the Sophomore Owls.


  • Creation: 1915-1929


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

Seth Henry Pinkham was born in 1898. He was a 1917 graduate of Kents Hill School in Readfield, Maine, and a 1922 graduate of the University of Maine. He was a resident of Cape Porpoise, Maine, and died in 1987.


1 box (3 folders)

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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