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Shaping A Future: The Founding Of The University Of New England, Eleanor Humes Haney Jan 1989

Shaping A Future: The Founding Of The University Of New England, Eleanor Humes Haney

Shaping a Future

Published by UNE's Office of University Relations in 1989, this book covers the history of St. Francis College and its eventual transformation into the University of New England.


125th Anniversary Celebration, Westbrook Seminary And Junior College, June 2, 1956, Westbrook College & Junior College Jun 1956

125th Anniversary Celebration, Westbrook Seminary And Junior College, June 2, 1956, Westbrook College & Junior College

125th Anniversary (1956)

Founded in 1831, Westbrook Seminary & Junior College celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a Pageant, Speakers, Reception and Commemorative Exhibits. This Anniversary program includes:

I. A Westbrook Seminary & Junior College History from its inception in September of 1830 through the Seminary years and the early years of the Junior College.

II. The Order of Events and Speakers for the Anniversary Celebration held in the Stevens Avenue Armory on June 2, 1956.

III. A listing of Commemorative Exhibits located throughout the campus.

IV. A listing of the Headmasters and Presidents of Westbrook Seminary & Junior College from 1834 thru 1956.

V. A listing ...


100th Anniversary Commemoration Program, Westbrook Seminary, June 29, 1931, Westbrook Seminary & Junior College Jun 1931

100th Anniversary Commemoration Program, Westbrook Seminary, June 29, 1931, Westbrook Seminary & Junior College

100th Anniversary (1931)

Founded in 1831, Westbrook Seminary & Junior College commemorated its 100th Anniversary with an elaborate series of events. This Commemoration Program includes:

"A Chronicle Play" with Five Episodes from the History of Westbrook Seminary, 1831-1900, by Miss Maud Palmer Thayer, Dean of the Junior College.

An Historical Address, by Miss Deborah N. Morton, Class of 1879.

A Tribute to Miss Morton, by Mr. David E. Moulton, President of the Trustees.

An Alumni Song to the Faculty, by Miss Maud Palmer Thayer.

The five episodes of "A Chronicle Play" include: I. The First Founders Day, October 27, 1831; II. Dr. Weston and Edwin Ginn, 1856; III. The Saving of All Souls' Spire, early September 1867; IV. The Strike of the Young Ladies, 1886; V. The Old Tower Sees a Victory, 1896; Finale, The New Salutes the Old, 1931.