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Francis L. Bailey, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, Maine, Gorham, Gorham State Teacher's College, College President, Cumberland County, Education -- History -- Maine -- 19th century, Maine Pedagogical Society, Gorham Normal School (Me.), Maine Educational Association



Dr. Francis L. Bailey (1894-1981) was an educator who served as President of Gorham State Teachers College. The papers consist of materials from Bailey's personal collection, including certificates awarded to Bailey in 1945 as well as correspondence, newspaper segments, and administrative documents pertaining to the Maine Pedagogical Society, a branch of the Maine Educational Association.

Date Range:

1877-1884, 1945

Size of Collection:

0.25 Linear Feet (1 Box) + 2 Oversize Folders



The contents of Series 1 came to Special Collections with the Luther I. Bonney Papers which were donated to the University Archives sometime between the establishment of the Archives (around 1976) and 1999. Materials in Series 2 were donated in 2007 by Dr. Douglas Bailey, son of Francis L. Bailey.

Ownership and Literary Rights:

The Francis L. Bailey Papers are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or his or her legal heirs and assigns.

For further information, consult the Head of Special Collections,



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