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Faculty Records (University of Maine). Peck (H. Austin) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-005

Scope and Contents

The papers of an educator. Includes course notes, correspondence, office files, materials connected with his Jamaica sabbatical, correspondence with Frank Coffin, and personal effects.


  • Creation: 1946-1963

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

Henry Austin Peck was born in 1921 in Somerville, Mass. and graduated from Tufts College in 1942. He received his master's degree and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts where he was also named to Phi Beta Kappa. Before joining the University of Maine faculty in 1948 he was an instructor in economics at Tufts and also was director of veterans' housing at that college. In 1961 he was named vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine. In 1968 he was named president of the State University of New York at Potsdam. He died in Potsdam, N.Y. in 1970.


2 boxes

1 box (Half size box)

Language of Materials



Physically the boxes are arranged by subject. File names and dates were added and material was separated and divided into multiple sub-folders where necessary. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage.

Box numbers have changed:

  1. Old Box #209 (New Box 1)
  2. Old Box #210 (New Box 2)
  3. Old Box #211 (New Boxes 2 & 3)


The processing archivist appraised the records and destroyed duplicate copies of publications.


Accruals of records regarding H. Austin Peck are not anticipated.

Related Materials

There are records related to Peck in the record groups Office of the President Records, UA RG 0003 and Office of Vice President of Academic Affairs & Provost Records UA RG 0006.001.


Formery SpC MS 0395.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt and student worker Julia Haberstick, August 2018, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and intellectual arrangement into series and the creation of this finding aid. Material was rehoused into appropriate archival folders and the boxes and folders numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace.

University of Maine. Peck (H. Austin) Records
Matthew Revitt
August 31, 2018
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Finding aid written in English.

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