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Elizabeth Wilson Papers, 1953-2004, n.d.


2 linear feet.

Catalog Number: M262

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Agency History / Biographical Note:
Elizabeth Hawkins Wilson (1905-2004) received an honorary M.A. from Bowdoin in 1989. She was graduated from Smith College in 1927, and then completed a B.S. from the Yale University School of Nursing. In 1931 she married Clement S. Wilson (Bowdoin Class of 1927). After her husband's death in 1948, she worked as a nurse at Dudley Coe Infirmary at Bowdoin College, the Maine State Public Health Nursing Department, and the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. She rented rooms in her home at 82 Federal Street to over 250 Bowdoin students over the course of more than fifty years.

Scope and Content:
Papers, chiefly correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings, and related material, of Elizabeth "Bece" Wilson concerning Bowdoin College student boarders at her home at 82 Federal Street, Brunswick, Maine. Correspondents include active and prior boarders.

Cite as: Elizabeth Wilson Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.

Access Restrictions: None.

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