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Identifier: UA RG 0006-008
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, but there are also photographic, visual, and audio visual material. Some of the report record series also contain photographs of Cooperative Extension Service operations, events, and staff. The reports submitted during the First World War and Second World War years detail the effects the wars had on agriculture in Maine. County Agent Reports were submitted by the...
Dates: 1869-2006; Majority of material found within 1915-1962
Identifier: SpC MS 0239
Research materials of Paul R. Hepler, an associate professor of horticulture at the University of Maine at Orono centered on his study of sugar beet growing in Maine.
Dates: 1948-1972; Majority of material found within 1964-1972
Identifier: UA RG 0011-020
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by Arthur Lowell Deering who was a nationally known educator and expert in Maine agriculture and agricultural education, but there are also some photographic material of staff in the Extension Service and events at the University of Maine and other academic institutions and an audio recording from an outstanding farmers awards ceremony (1957). The records cover his service to the University of Maine at Orono as Director of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-1957; 1909-1980
Identifier: SpC MS 0476
Abstract The collection contains correspondence of Fred E. Spratt and Chessman Chadwick Spratt, two brothers born in Palermo, Maine. Most of the letters were written by Fred to Chessman and reflect his life on the family farm. They include comments on agriculture, crops, planting, and prices, general comments on the weather and its effects on crops, as well as family and local news. The collection also contains letters to various other Spratt family members, some unidentified family photographs, and...
Dates: 1880-1969; Majority of material found within 1880-1920