Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers
Scope and Contents
Materials in the collection generally include newspaper clippings, original records and copies of original records, and notes from various sources. Genealogies also include Barbara Dunn Hitchner correspondence.
- Creation: 1790-1977
- Hitchner, Barbara Dunn, 1898-1993 (Person)
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.
Barbara Dunn Hitchner was born 4 March 1898 in Orono, Maine and was a graduate of the University of Maine, Class of 1920. She was the daughter of Chief Justice Charles J. Dunn and Isabel Ring Dunn and was married to E. Reeve Hitchner, a professor of bacteriology who headed the Department of Bacteriology and for whom Hitchner Hall is named. She was dedicated to her research of the history of Maine and the genealogy of many of the early families of the Penobscot Valley. She died 27 November 1993.
20 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is organized into series:
- SpC MS 0248.001, Workbooks and References
- SpC MS 0248.002, Historical Background/Personal
- SpC MS 0248.003, Geneology
- SpC MS 0248.004, Orono
- SpC MS 0248.005, Clubs/Transportation
- SpC MS 0248.006, Lumber/Railroad
- SpC MS 0248.007, Miscellaneous Materials
- SpC MS 0248.008, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire / Indians
- SpC MS 0248.009, Church/Early History
Immediate Source of Acquisition
We wish to thank Mr. And Mrs. Arthur Jacobsen for their efforts in channeling the Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers to the Special Collections Department, and for providing the means to make them ready for the use of those doing research.
We would like to acknowledge the efforts of Mary Louise Hough who organized the papers and prepared the Inventory for their use.
Genre / Form
- Finding aids
- Genealogies (Histories)
- Lantern slides
- Ledgers (Account books)
- Letters (Correspondence)
- Receipts (Financial records)
- Vital statistics records
- Guide to the Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers
- Box And Folder List Available
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.