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Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Briwa (Kathryn Elizabeth) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-050

Scope and Contents of the Records

The record group contains personal correspondence, photographs, and a few Cooperative Extension publications related to Dr. Briwa’s career in the University of Maine's Cooperative Extension. The majority of the letters were written in recognition of her retirement in 1960.


  • Creation: 1921-1960
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1960


Restrictions on Access

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

Restrictions on Use

Information on literary rights available in the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department.

Biographical Note

Kathryn E. Briwa was a foods and nutrition specialist for the University of Maine Extension Service from 1941 until her retirement in 1960. She earned a B.A. degree from Vassar College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. She received a national Superior Service Award from the United States Department of Agriculture in 1960 for her work in promoting better nutrition, strengthening school lunch programs, training volunteer groups for wartime and emergency meal planning, and for pioneering work in group weight control.


1 box (Half size box)

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Arrangement of the Records

Original order of categories maintained; chronological within each category.


Gift of Helen Briwa and Dorothy Ball in 2005 and 2011.

Related Materials

The record group Cooperative Extension Service (University of Maine) Records, UA RG 0006.008 contains material regarding Dr. Briwa's work in the Extension Service.


Formerly SpC MS 1724.

University Of Maine. Briwa (Kathryn Elizabeth) Papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 13, 2020: Updated finding aid to be consistent with other University records

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