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Roger Lincoln Deering Papers

 Collection — Box: 505
Identifier: SpC MS 0133

Scope and Contents

Family records, papers relating to art activities, and scrapbooks of Roger Deering's art career. Also includes records of the Deering Ice Company.


  • 1900-1976


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

Born in Waterboro, Maine in 1904, graduated from Deering High School, and from the Portland School of Fine Arts in 1926. He was a painter of rural and coastal Maine scenes. He was President of the Portland Arts and Crafts Society, Board of Directors of American Artists Professional League from 1945-1948. He owned and operated a studio, gallery and school in Kennebunkport. He has exhibited in many shows and galleries around the country.


1 box

3 folio items

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Roger Deering in May of 1973.

General Note

Most of the collection consists of photocopies.

Guide to the Roger Lincoln Deering Papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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