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Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Professor Freeman (Stanley L.) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-029

Scope and Contents

Papers which reflect the career of Professor Stanley L. Freeman, a long-term educator at the University of Maine. Included are course syllabi, peer-evaluations, publications, and other materials related to Professor Freeman's activities as a Professor of Education who specialized in counseling, school guidance, and adult development.


  • Creation: 1952-1995
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1978-1990


Access Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the Library.

Biographical Note

Professor Stanley L. Freeman, Jr. received an A.B. degree from Bates College in 1948, an M.A. in 1950 from Teachers College, Columbia University followed by the Ed.D in 1957. He was appointed to the University of Maine College of Education faculty (Counselor Education) in 1952 and initiated the full-time graduate program in counseling. In the 1960s he organized and led the first two National Defense Education Act Institutes for Counselors in Maine and designed and led an NDEA Institute for Teachers of Disadvantaged Youth.

He held various administrative posts at the Orono campus from 1965 and created the first Office of Grant Support for the University in 1967. From 1969 to 1975 he served as the first Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the new University System and was acting Chancellor in 1975.

He returned to campus teaching and community service in 1976 and served as director of the NEH funded program of Canadian/Franco American Studies for New England 1979-1981.He developed and taught courses in adult career development and became a National Gerontological Counselor Trainer as well as a supervisor of student teachers in the years prior to his retirement in June, 1991 with Emeritus status. In that year, he was invited to serve as consultant on school guidance in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has been an education consultant to and board member of several Maine hospitals and was a founding member of the Maine Gerontological Society.

Professor Freeman died aged 91 on February 18, 2018.


2 boxes

Language of Materials



Papers which reflect the career of a long-term educator at the University of Maine.

Organization and Arrangement

Physically the material is arranged by subject. File names and dates were corrected and added where needed. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage.

Box numbers have changed:

  1. Old Box #828 (New Box #1)
  2. Old Box #829 (New Box #2)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mr. Stanley Freeman, 1995.


Accruals related to Professor Freeman are not anticipated because he died in 2018


Formerly SpC MS 0189.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, May 2019, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and intellectual arrangement into series and the creation of this finding aid. The boxes and folders were numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace.

University Of Maine. Professor Freeman (Stanley L.) Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States