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Special Collections: Guide to the UMaine All Maine Women Records

Collection title: University of Maine All Maine Women Records
Collection number: MS 518
Dates of collection:
 1925-1970s
Size of collection: 2 boxes

Biography

The society, All Maine Women, was founded at the University of Maine in April, 1925. It is the highest honorary but non-scholastic society for women. Members are chosen from the three upper classes on the basis of exemplary character, excellence in service to the University and community, Maine spirit, honor, dignity, willingness to accept responsibility, responsible leadership, and potential for continued contributions to the University. Members of All Maine Women can be distinguished by their special pins, sweaters, and the tiny pine tree they wear on their cheek one day a week and at special functions.

Scope and Content Note

Collection includes a history of the organization, membership information, correspondence, financial records, and information about special projects and events.

Contents of Boxes

Univ. MU Box 755

Univ. MU Box 755 f1 All Maine Women Directory (May, 1963)

Univ. MU Box 755 f2 Campus Organizations (Spring 1973, Fall 1974)

Univ. MU Box 755 f3 Correspondence

Univ. MU Box 755 f4 Event Invitations (1938 - 1960)

Univ. MU Box 755 f5 Event Programs (folder 1 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f6 Event Programs (folder 2 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f7 Financial Records

Univ. MU Box 755 f8 History (folder 1 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f9 History (folder 2 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f10 Homecoming Information (1960’s - 1970’s)

Univ. MU Box 755 f11 List of Potential Members (note cards) (folder 1 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f12 List of Potential Members (note cards) (folder 2 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f13 List #2 of Potential Members (note cards) (folder 1 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f14 List #2 of Potential Members (note cards) (folder 2 of 2)

Univ. MU Box 755 f15 Minutes (1973 - 1984 incomplete)

Univ. MU Box 755 f16 President’s File (note cards)

Univ. MU Box 755 f17 Selection of New Members

Univ. MU Box 755 f18 Special Projects

Univ. MU Box 755 f19 Tapping (Induction of New Members - Photos included)

Univ. MU Box 755 f20 Transfer Tea


Univ. MU Box 755a Minutes of meetings, 1933-1948, 1956-1975

Univ. MU Box 755a Guest books

Univ. MU Box 755a Box of rubber stamps, stencils, etc.

Univ. MU Box 755a Slides of 1973 spring reception

 

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at spc@umit.maine.edu or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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