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Edward M. Holmes Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0252

Scope and Contents

The papers of Edward M. Holmes provide a record of his literary career. They include drafts of his writings, a diary from 1965, and a copy of his doctoral thesis.


  • Creation: 1955-1980


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

Edward M. Holmes, emeritus professor of English at the University of Maine at Orono, was born in 1910 in New Jersey and has been a resident of Maine since 1939. He has an Ed.M. from the University of Maine and an A.M. and a doctorate from Brown University. He taught in the University of Maine English department from 1956 to 1976, specializing in American literature and the teaching of writing. He has written many stories and articles for New England journals, has contributed to anthologies, and is the author of Faulkner's twice-told tales, Driftwood, A part of the main, and Mostly Maine.


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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