Ralph Owen Brewster Collection
Collection — Box: 1675
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).
- Brewster, Owen, 1888-1961 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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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
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- Articles Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Clippings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military readiness -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Telegrams Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States. Congress -- Elections, 1952 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Congress. Senate
- Wiretapping -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Ralph Owen Brewster Collection
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