The student newspaper collection contains copies of newspapers dating back to 1931. This collection includes not only The Free Press (starting with vol. 1, issue 1 in 1971), but also numerous small titles some of which only lasted one year or one issue. For a full list of the University Archives' holdings, please visit the Collections Page

The newspapers come from USM and its preceding academic institutions: Gorham State Teachers College, Gorham State College, Gorham State College of The University of Maine, Portland University, Portland Junior College, University of Maine in Portland, and University of Maine Portland-Gorham.

Please cite as: University Archives, University of Southern Maine Libraries.

If you are interested in obtaining copies of any of the items in the collection please view our Reproduction Policy and contact the department.

If the material is to be used in a public forum, please fill out the Permission to Use Form and send it to the department.

For any other questions, please contact the Special Collections Department at: susie.bock@maine.edu

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Free Press, The, 1971-