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Discontinued Offices & Programs. Center Of Adult Learning and Literacy (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-005

Scope and Contents

The records mainly contains textual information created and curated by the University of Maine's Center for Adult Learning and Literacy. Includes copies of the Center's The Maine Fertilizer newsletter, supporting material related to content in the newsletter, copies of the From the Inside Out newspaper for the Maine Corrections Education published by the Esteem Machine, and a calendar for Center events.


  • Creation: 1994-2003


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 repository.

Biographical / Historical

The University of Maine's Center for Adult Learning and Literacy (C.A.L.L.) provided staff training and technical assistance to directors, teachers and counselors in adult education programs in Maine. It served as Maine's library resource center for adult education. The Center also worked in cooperation with the State Department of Education as part of the Maine Education System. The Center was part of the College of Education & Human Development. The Center was formerly known as the Orono Connection, but changed its name in 1994 to the Center for Adult Learning and Literacy. The Center was a funded through both Federal and State Funds. The Center started publishing a newsletter in 1994 which would go on to be titled The Maine Fertilizer.


1 box (Half size box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to Special Collections by the Center for Adult Learning and Literacy in 2011 as accession # 2011-0502a.


Accruals from the Center for Adult Learning and Literacy are not anticipated because the Center was disbanded.

Related Materials

Special Collections also holds copies of the Fertilizer Newsletter.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, March 2020, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and intellectual arrangement into series and the creation of this finding aid. Material was rehoused into appropriate archival containers and the boxes and folders numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace.

University of Maine. Center Of Adult Learning and Literacy Records
Matthew Revitt
March 2, 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