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Medical School of Maine: Historical Records and Files, 1813-1976, n.d.

Biographical Files, 1821-1923
19.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.1

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Series Description:
Biographical files of graduates and nongraduates of the Medical School of Maine. Files may include information on individual's life and career. Files may also include correspondence and/or clippings.
Arrangement: Chronological, thereunder alphabetical.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Theses (Dissertations), 1821-1921
6.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.2

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Series Description:
Theses written by the students of the Medical School of Maine. A list of thesis titles and authors (organized by class year) is available here.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Subject Files, 1822-1921
1 linear foot.
Catalog Number: 8.2.3

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Series Description:
Subject files of the Maine Medical School. Files contain bills and correspondence, information on different faculty chairs, diplomas, finances, the medical school library and tickets to different lectures. Also included is "time and dissertations."
Arrangement: Alphabetical.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Chronological Files, 1821-1976, n.d.
1 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.4

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Series Description:
Chronological files of the Maine Medical School. Files contain correspondence, general events, lecture tickets, course listings,and information on commencement.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Administrative Records, 1820-1922
1.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.5

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Series Description:
Reports to the boards of the Maine Medical School. Files contain financial reports, faculty reports, faculty votes, reports by the boards on the status of the medical school, reports by the emergency committee and reports on general board decisions.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Accounts, 1818-1910
2 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.6

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Series Description:
Accounts of the Medical School of Maine. Files contain records of accounts, records of payments received and some receipts.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Certificates, 1813-1881
2.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.7

Series Description:
Certificates of the Medical School of Maine. Files contain "reference" certificates (issued primarily by professors) attesting to a individual's proficiency in certain subjects, good character, worthiness of a particular position, or other positive qualities.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Catalogues, 1823-1921
1.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.8

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Series Description:
Catalogues of the Medical School of Maine. Files contain general catalogues of the Medical School of Maine, catalogues of the library, and one catalogue of anatomical preparations in the school's collection.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Notes, Lectures and Addresses, 1822-1901
1 linear foot.
Catalog Number: 8.2.9

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Series Description:
Notes, lectures and addresses of the Medical School of Maine. Series contains class notes, clinic notes, and lectures from the Medical School.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Temperance Society, 1829-1840

Catalog Number: 8.2.10

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Series Description:

Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Diplomas, 1821-1905
1 linear foot.
Catalog Number: 8.2.11

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Series Description:

Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Class Albums, 1869

Catalog Number: 8.2.12

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Series Description:
Class photograph albums.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions:


Realia, 1905-1908, n.d.
1.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 8.2.13

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Series Description:
Series contains items used at or by students of the Medical School of Maine. Includes medical instruments.
Arrangement: Alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Edward Mason Dispensary Records, 1911-1921
.50 linear feet.

Catalog Number:8.2.14

Series Description:
Financial records of the Edward Mason Dispensary located at 65 India Street in Portland, Maine. The land and funds for constructing and equipping the dispensary were a gift to the College from Mr. and Mrs. Hugh J. Chisholm. Among stipulations included with the gift, which was announced in 1911, was that the building would be known as the Edward Mason Dispensary, and that the College would establish an endowment fund for the maintenance of the dispensary. The dispensary was owned by the College until 1921, when the Medical School ceased to exist. Pledges for the endowment, correspondence, monthly financial reports, deeds and other documents are included.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


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