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John Francis Battick Maritime and Academic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0042

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials gathered by Professor Battick in association with his course in maritime history. Included are periodicals, pamphlets, and brochures concerning ports, harbors, ships, shipbuilding, and marine equipment. Some course materials are also included.

Dates

  • 1950-1997

Creator

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 repository.

Biographical Note

Professor Battick was born in Northhaven, Conn. in 1932, the son of Boatswain's Mate Frank Battick and Dorothy Otto. He served in the submarine service, U.S. Navy from 1953-1955. He did his undergraduate work at Yale and Boston University, receiving his BA in 1958. Battick earned his MA in 1959 and Ph.D. in 1967 from Boston University. He began his teaching career with a teaching fellowship at Boston University, then came to the University of Maine as an assistant professor in 1964. He became an associate professor in 1967. Professor Battick retired in May 1997. He has written numerous articles and papers mostly dealing with maritime history. He is a consultant to the Penobscot Maritime Museum, the Maine Maritime Museum and the Freeport Historical Society.

Extent

9 linear feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of materials gathered by Professor Battick in association with his course in maritime history.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Professor John Battick, June 1997.

Creator

Title
Guide to the John Francis Battick Maritime and Academic Collection
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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207-581-1686