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Robert C. Hamlet Scrapbooks

Identifier: SpC MS 1610

Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of programs from plays, concerts, operas, etc. performed in Portland, Maine, Boston, and New York as well as in London, Paris, Berlin and other European cities. The scrapbooks also contain clippings about the performances and performers.


  • Creation: 1914-1930


Restrictions on Access

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

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the Library.

Biographical Note

Robert C. Hamlet, a native of Bowdoinham, Maine, was a member of the class of 1925 at the University of Maine and president of Maine Masque, the student theatrical organization. After his graduation he studied abroad at the Alliance Francaise and other places. Hamlet died in Switzerland in 1930. He left a bequest to the university to provide an annual prize for the best original play written by a student during each award year.


3 Volumes (30 cm.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert C. Hamlet.


No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

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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