Students/Alumni Records (University of Maine). Stewart (Loren Prescott) Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook from University of Maine alumni Loren Prescott Stewart. The scrapbook contains photographs of the University of Maine's Orono campus and buildings, students, staff, and faculty, Bananas the University of Maine's mascot, Military Department certificates, clippings and photographs regarding University of Maine athletics and programs from meets and games, various dance cards, programs, photographs, and memorabilia including regarding Sigma Alpha Epsilon and trips Stewart took, particularly to Alaska and various hunting trips.
The last part of the scrapbook includes photographs from Stewart's life after graduating from the University of Maine and of his wife and son Loren F. Stewart. The photographs include scenes from hunting trips in Maine and Alaska and of different military bases. There are also loose photographs in the back of the scrapbook which appear to be of groups of soldiers serving in World War II.
- Creation: 1911-1942?
- Stewart, Loren Prescott (Person)
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Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Biographical / Historical
Loren Prescott "Stewie" Stewart was born in Montville, Maine on June 27, 1891. After graduating from Freedom Academy in 1910 he attended the University of Maine (1911-1915) and graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science, as a member of the Class of 1915. While attending the University of Maine Stewart served in the University of Maine's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) unit and was a member of the band and orchestra and played in class football.
After leaving the University of Maine Stewart worked first as a civil engineer with the Pennsylvania Railroad (1915-1917) and then on June 16, 1917 he joined the U.S. He rose to the rank of colonel in 1941. Stewart commanded the 51st Infantry at Legaspi when World War II was declared. On January 13, 1942 Stewart was killed in the Philippine Islands and is still missing in action somewhere in Bataan. A parade ground at Camp Blanding in Florida is named Steward Field in honor of Stewart.
Stewart's son Loren F. Stewart also attended the University of Maine and graduated as a member of the Class of 1942.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to Special Collections by Stewart's grandson Loren P Stewart on August 18, 2021 as Accession #2022-08-18.
Processed by Matthew Revitt, May 2022, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department.
- Stewart, Loren P. (Person)
- University of Maine. Class of 1915 (Organization)
- Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Maine Alpha Chapter (University of Maine, Orono) (Organization)
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