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Faculty Records. Professor Brownstein (Kenneth Robert) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-040

Scope and Contents

The records mainly contain textual information created by Kenneth Brownstein who was a physics professor at the University of Maine, but also contains some computer discs containing manuscripts of Brownstein's text book on quantum mechanics. Also, includes a facsimile of an obituary for Brownstein from the Bangor Daily News, copies of various articles by Brownstein, and a copy of manuscript for a textbook on quantum mechanics by Brownstein and correspondence with publishers.


  • Creation: 1967-2008


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Brownstein graduated with a Ph.D. in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He came to the University of Maine in 1965 as a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Brownstein was a prolific author of articles and served as the chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy from 1992 to 1998. Brownstein retired in 2004 with emeritus status.

Brownstein died in 2008.


1 box (Half size box)

Language of Materials



Physically the records are arranged by subject. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received Oct. 5, 2010, Gift of UMaine Physics Dept. via Prof. Richard Morrow. Accession #2010-1005a.


Accruals from Professor Brownstein are not anticipated because he died in 2008.

University Of Maine. Professor Brownstein (Kenneth Robert) Papers
Matthew Revitt
February 26, 2020
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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