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Faculty & Staff Records (University of Maine). Aceto (Thomas D.) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-063

Scope and Contents

The records contain textual information created and curated by University of Maine professor and administrator Thomas (Tom) D. Aceto. The records were transferred by Charles Rauch, Jr., Vice-President for Business and Finance and likely only represent a small subset of the records created by Aceto deemed worthy of retaining by Rauch. The record group contains details of the relationship between the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the University of Maine, including correspondence and agreements. Also found in the record group are correspondence, agreements, financial, operations and staffing, and collection information regarding the Hudson Museum, Maine Center for the Arts, and University of Maine Press.


  • Creation: 1986-1991


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas (Tom) D. Aceto was born March 12, 1937 in Schenectady, New York. He received a B.S. in 1959 from State University College in Potsdam, New York. Aceto received a M.S. from Southern Illinois University in 1961 and an Ed.D. from Indiana University in 1967. Aceto came to the University of Maine in 1978 as Vice President for Student Affairs and Cooperative Associate Professor of Education. From 1984-1987 Aceto was Vice President for Student & Administrative Services and from 1987-1991 he was Vice President for Administration. In 1991, Aceto left the University of Maine to become the president of North Adams State College, MA, a post he held until 2002.


1 box (Half size box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials were given to former library dean Elaine Albright by Charles Rauch, Jr., Vice-President for Business and Finance; Assistant Professor of Management on August 23, 1993.


The processing archivist appraised the records and did not retain personnel material that is not appropriate for permanent retention in Fogler Library’s Special Collections.


Accruals related to Thomas Aceto are not expected.

Related Materials

There are material regarding the Maine Center for the Arts and Hudson Museum in the record groups: Maine Center for the Arts Records (UA RG 0006.014.001), Raymond H. Fogler Library Records (UA RG 0006.012.001), and Office of the President Records (UA RG 0003).

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, September 2022, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and rehousing material into appropriate archival folders and the boxes and folders numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace. Processing also involved the creation of this finding aid.

University of Maine. Aceto (Thomas D.) Papers
Matthew Revitt
September 22, 2022
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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