Alpheus Sanford Papers
Scope and Contents
Papers of a professor in the College of Education at the University of Maine. The papers reflect the career of a college educator in the field of counseling and school guidance from 1958 until retirement in 1991. Included are course syllabi, overviews of the counselor education program, performance agreements, pupil and peer evaluations, journal articles, and other materials related to graduate education at the University. Also included are records of eight Counselor Education Institutes resulting from the United States National Defense Education Act of 1958. Dr. Sanford taught in all of the Institutes, and directed six of them. Dr. Sanford was influential in establishing a K-12 developmental school guidance program in the state of Maine. Material in regard to this development is included in his papers. Also included are some writings of a special interest of Dr. Sanford's which he referred to as "Partnership Counseling".
- Creation: 1958-1991
- Sanford, Alpheus, 1922- (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Professor Alpheus Sanford was graduated from the University of Maine with a B.A. degree in 1947. While attending the University, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and to Phi Kappa Phi. He received his M.Ed from Boston University in 1954 and Ed.D. in 1959. He was appointed to the College of Education faculty (Counselor Education) in 1958 at the University of Maine and retired from there as Professor Emeritus in 1991.
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
Papers of a professor in the College of Education at the University of Maine. The papers reflect the career of a college educator in the field of counseling and school guidance from 1958 until retirement in 1991.
Arrangement of the Records
Arranged by subject.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Professor Alpheus Sanford, April 1995.
- United States. National Defense Education Act of 1958 (Organization)
- University of Maine. College of Education (Organization)
- Guide to the Alpheus Sanford Papers
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- Finding aid written in English.