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Students/Alumni Records (University Of Maine). Class of 1957 Student Prank Papers

 File
Identifier: UA RG 0010-042

Content Description

Facsimiles of newspaper articles regarding the Class of 1957 painting on the cupola in 1954 and the pardon of UMaine Alumnus Richard F. Bastow for the prank at the Classes' Golden Reunion in 2007, 9 pages. Also, recollection of Bastow and profile on him.

Dates

  • 1954-2007

Conditions Governing Access

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

Richard F. Bastow was a civil engineering major and member of the University of Maine's Class of 1957. During his time at the University he carried out pranks, including painting a '57' on the cupola. He was pardoned for this prank as part of the Class of 1957 Golden Reunion Dinner.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Library Annex: 26-B-1-5

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, March 2020, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and the creation of this finding aid. Material rehoused into appropriate archival folders and the boxes and folders numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace.
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686