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Students/Alumni Records (University Of Maine). Weston Family Papers

 File
Identifier: UA RG 0010-046

Content Description

Miscellaneous items from Wallace Augustus Weston (Class of 1901), Virginia Smith Weston (Class of 1944), and William Weston (Class of 1949) curated during their time at the University of Maine.

Includes: University of Maine bills, invoices, and payment receipts for expenses occurred at the University including for Omega Mu Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta, Y.M.C.A. Topic Card (1899), Women's Athletic Association Banquet program (1941), football schedules and tickets, copies of the Maine State College Catalogue (1895-1896), Agricultural Department catalog (1897), Agricultural Club Ball program (1948), Senior Dinner program (1949), Farmer's Fair program (1947), student grades (1942), Phi Mu Songs (1940), and Frosh Echo (1940).

Also, includes letters from Virginia to William (1940-1944) on a range of subjects including life at the University of Maine and World War II.

Dates

  • 1895-1949

Creator

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

Wallace Augustus Weston attended Madison High School and was member of the University of Maine Class of 1901, majoring in civil engineering.

Virginia Fern Smith (later Weston) was from Anson, Maine and a member of the University of Maine Class of 1944, majoring in sociology.

William Weston was the son of Wallace and a member of the University of Maine Class of 1949.

Virginia would later marry William and the donor Eileen Cyr is the daughter of William and Virginia.

Extent

2 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Library Annex: 26-B-1-5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession #2012-0127. Received from Eileen (Weston) Cyr a child of William and Virginia Weston. The packet was dropped off in Special Collections by Andy, dispatch, University of Maine Police Department.

Appraisal

Copies of University of Maine commencement programs which Fogler Library already holds copies were returned to the donor Eileen Cyr (Weston), as were copies of empty envelopes addressed to William Weston.

Related Materials

Accession #2016-0722b containing University related memorabilia saved by Virginia Smith Weston, '44, and William Weston, '49 was filed in the Class Memorabilia collection (Class of 1944) and the University Photo Archive (under Winter Carnival, Entrance Sign, Buildings - Elms and Students, Dorm Groups, female. All photos had been marked with Virginia Smith's name on the back, so would be easily identified.

Separated Materials

The following items were catalogued as individual items and moved to University Publications in Special Collections: University of Maine Commencement programs (1900), Scholarship Recognition Day programs (1941 & 1948), and Information for Guidance of Students (1941).

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, March 2020, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved an inventory and rehousing into appropriate archival folders and boxes.

Source

Creator

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