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University Hymn /: Words and Music by Horace Melvyn Estabrooke

Identifier: SpC MS 1520


  • Other: 1908?


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Horace Melvyn Estabrooke was born in 1849 in Linneus, Maine. He was a member of the class of 1876 at the University of Maine, received an M.S. from Maine in 1884 and an M.A. from Bowdoin College in 1891. He was a professor of rhetoric and modern languages at the University of Maine from 1891-1895 and a professor of English there from 1895 to 1908. He married Kate A. Clark in 1880. Horace Estabrooke died in 1908.


1 photograph (1 picture ; 34 x 83 cm. + 1 folder)

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Source of acquisition--Presented by Kate A. Estabrooke on August 20, 1926..

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The collection, a mounted and framed collage, includes the original score and lyrics of the university hymn, both written by Horace Estabrooke, as well as a printed copy, a photograph of Estabrooke, and brief biographical and presentation summaries. Also included in the collection are a manuscript and typescript copy of the hymn from an unknown source.

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Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States