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Student/Alumni Records. Class Of 1944 Advanced Infantry ROTC (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0010-005

Scope and Contents

The records mainly contain textual information created and compiled by Stephen L. Jacobs during his research project (1988-1994) on the University of Maine class of 1944. Mostly contains individual biographical profiles of members of the class including their service record and lives post World War II, there are also some photographs of specific class members, and cassette recordings of interviews with some of the class. Also, included are a binder of research material complied by Jacobs, reference material, details of his research process, and communications with Fogler Library regarding donating the research material to Special Collections. There are also copies of the project narrative that Jacobs wrote on his research and a floppy disc containing a manuscript of the narrative.


  • Creation: 1942-1996
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1988-1994

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 / Historical

Stephen Jacobs was a member of the University of Maine class of 1944. He served as an infantry officer during World War II and in the National Guard after the War. He compiled and wrote a history of the "Class of 1944", which includes his biography and biographical information on his fellow class members who had served in the miliary during World War II. Jacobs presented on the results of his research project at the Class of 1944's 50th reunion dinner held on June 3, 1994.


2 boxes (2 (2 linear feet) (boxes))

Language of Materials



Physically the folders are arranged by subject with the biographical profiles of Class of 1944 members arranged in alphabetical order by last name.

Box numbers have changed:

  1. Old Box #1967 (New Box 1)
  2. Old Box #1968 (New Box 2)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gift of Stephen L. Jacobs, 1994..


Accruals from Jacob's research project are not anticipated.

Publications About Described Materials

Jacobs, Stephen L., Class of 1944, Advanced Infantry ROTC, a rememberance of World War II, Author, Dexter, ME, 1994.


Formerly SpC MS 0516.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, September 2018, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and the creation of this finding aid. The material was rehoused into appropriate archival folders (where needed) and the boxes and folders numbered and titled added using information from ArchivesSpace.

University Of Maine. Class Of 1944 Advanced Infantry ROTC Records
Matthew Revitt
September 16, 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