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Discontinued Offices & Programs. Committee On Appointments (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-010

Scope and Contents

The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Committee on Appointments which graduates or soon to be graduating students from the University of Maine who were interested in teaching positions could enroll with. The records includes applications from students who wished to register to be on a list of candidates for educational positions. Also, includes professor recommendations for students for a position they felt the student would be best suited for. For example, many of the documents state that a student would be best as a high school mathematics teacher. There are also references for those already involved in eduational work, information about the student’s grades, educational background, academic training, credentials or positions held and correspondence among different people discussing information that was received, needed or questions they had. Additionally, it includes information that would be pertinent to the student and their information.


  • Creation: 1910-1936


Conditions Governing Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval. Personal identifiable and legally protected information will be redacted before release.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

The University of Maine administered a Committee on Appointments assisting graduating student from the University find teaching position. The Committee was based in 26-28 Fernald Hall. In 1931, the services of the Committee were expanded to include teachers who were alumni of the University of Maine.


5 boxes

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The records are generally arranged alphabetically by last name of applicant. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage folders, having previously been loose in the boxes.

Box numbers have changed

  1. Old Box #255 (New Box #1)
  2. Old Box #256 (New Box #2a, 2b & 2c)
  3. Old Box #257 (New Box #3)


Accurals from the University of Maine Committee On Appointments are not anticipated.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt and student worker Abigayl Novak, May 2017, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and and the creation of this finding aid. Material was also rehoused in appropriate archival folders and the boxes and folders numbered and titled.

University Of Maine. Committee On Appointments Records
Matthew Revitt
June 6, 2017
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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