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Papers on Ralph Owen Brewster

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0069

Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and telegrams about his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1952. Some materials cover the Senate hearings on the national defense program (1947) and on wiretapping (1951).


  • Creation: 1947-1986


Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions.

Biographical Note

Ralph Owen Brewster was born in Dexter, Maine on Feb. 22, 1888. He was educated at Bowdoin College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Maine. He joined the Maine Bar in 1913. A Republican, he served as a state representative (1917-1919 and 1921-1923) and a state senator (1923-1925) and represented the state of Maine in Congress as a representative (1935-1941) and a senator (1941-1953). He served 2 terms as Maine governor (1925-1929).


1 linear foot (1 box)

Language of Materials


Guide to Papers on Ralph Owen Brewster
Box And Folder List Available
Herbert Dittersdorf
July 18, 2023
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
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