Students/Alumni Records (University Of Maine). Pinkham (Lawrence D.) Papers
Papers from Lawrence Pinkham, who attended UMaine Orono in the late 1940s. Pinkham was a history/journalism major and worked on The Maine Journalist and The Maine Annex newspapers. He was editor-in-chief of The Maine Campus in 1950.
The record group includes:
Copies of the University of Maine student newspapers The Maine Journalist (May, 1950), with Pinkham photographed on the front cover and a mention of him being admitted to Columbia University, copies of The Maine Annex (February 28, 1947) featuring articles authored by Pinkham and about him becoming class secretary for the Brunswick Campus, and a clipping regarding Pinkham being elected editor of the Maine Campus.
Miscellaneous photographs of Pinkham and other UMaine journalism students at work.
Signed letters from University of Maine Dean of Men E.E. Wieman and President Arthur A. Hauck to Pinkham (1949) congratulating Pinkham on his appointment as the editor-in-chief of the Maine Campus.
- Creation: 1947-1950
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Biographical / Historical
Papers from Lawrence (Larry) D. Pinkham, who was born in Bangor, Maine. While studying history/journalism at the University of Maine Pinkham worked on The Maine Journalist and The Maine Annex newspapers. He was also editor-in-chief of The Maine Campus in 1950 and class secretary at the University of Maine Brunswick Campus. Pinkham graduated from the University of Maine in 1950 and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1951. He went on to work as a reporter for the Providence Journal, the Wall Street Journal, and United Press before joining the Columbia journalism faculty in 1956 and the UMass Amherst faculty in 1972. He retired in 1991.
Lawrence D. Pinkham died in 2010, aged 83.
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Processed by Matthew Revitt, December 2021, 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.
- University Of Maine. Pinkham (Lawrence D.) Papers
- Matthew Revitt
- December 22, 2021
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