Hayden L. Anderson, Gorham Normal School, Teacher Education, University of Maine System, University of Maine System Board of Trustees, Higher Education, Maine, Canals, Canals and Inland Waterways of Maine, Lantern Slides
Hayden L. Anderson was a prominent Maine educator and Maine historian. He graduated from Gorham Normal School in 1925, and subsequently earned degrees from Boston University and Bates College, as well as doing graduate work at Harvard University. He served as principal and superintendent in schools in central and northern Maine, and as Dean of Instruction at Farmington State College. He also worked in the State Department of Education and served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Maine. He was a student of local history, editing the bicentennial history of Litchfield, Litchfield Yesteryears, and writing a book on the history of early Maine canals, Canals and Inland Waterways of Maine, published by the Maine Historical Society, Portland, Maine, in 1982. The Papers contain revisions/notes for his book, "Canals & Inland Waterways of Maine"; research material on canals in Maine and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (the C&O); lantern slides, photos, maps, notes of canals, locks, mills, aqueducts, and shipbuilding in Maine.
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Hayden Anderson Papers, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Libraries.