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J. Russell Hudson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0255

Scope and Contents

The papers of J. Russell Hudson include certificates of his membership in various organizations, his University of Maine diploma, 14 unidentified glass slides, unidentified photographs, and a silent film including scenes of the Hudson home and children, farm trucks, University of Maine, class reunion, St. Lawrence Seaway, Niagara Falls.


  • Creation: 1904-1972


Restrictions on Access

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

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Biographical Note

J. Russell Hudson was born in 1893 in Riverhead, Long Island, N.Y., and died in Winthrop, Maine, in 1972. He was a graduate of the University of Maine in 1914 and owned and managed Piney Heights in Winthrop, the largest producer of cauliflower and brussels sprouts in New England. He was a member of Alpha Zeta honorary society, the Maine Mineralogical Society, the National Geographic Society, and a Maine Tree Farm member. He was a veteran of World War I. He was a trustee of the Winthrop Congregational Church and a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Part of his estate was donated to the University of Maine for a museum in memory of his wife Caroline Doane Hudson.


2 boxes (1 lantern slide box)

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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