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Manton Copeland Papers, 1882-1961, n.d. (bulk 1913-1948)

Correspondence (bulk 1930-1954)
.50 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.1

Series Description:
Personal and business correspondence, the bulk to Manton Copeland. In addition, there is one folder of letters to Copeland from Arthur H. Norton of the Portland Society of Natural History. Also included is a folder of letters from various correspondents addressed to Philip W. Meserve of Brunswick, Maine, concerning iris seeds.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Bowdoin Materials, 1908-1946, n.d.
.50 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.2

Series Description:
Materials from Manton Copeland's tenure as a biology professor at Bowdoin College. Includes faculty information and committee notes, Biology Club material, and student biological reports.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Restrictions: None.


Class and Lab Materials, 1890-1943, n.d.
6.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.3

Series Description:
Reports, notes from experiments, lab and lecture materials, and exams for courses in zoology, botany, biology, evolution, embryology, bacteriology, and ornithology. Material is from Manton Copeland's time as a student at Harvard University as well as his tenure as a Bowdoin professor. Some of the material in this series originated with Preston Kyes (Bowdoin Class of 1896). For more information regarding Preston Kyes, see the Preston Kyes Papers (M285).

Arrangement: Arranged by material type, then alphabetically.

Restrictions: Some material restricted. See individual folders.


Garden Materials, 1913-1948, n.d.
.50 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.4

Series Description:
American Rock Garden Society (ARGS) and New England Wild Flower Preservation Society correspondence, reports and material. Also includes correspondence and notes concerning gardens, and plants, as well as advertisements for garden accessories.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


World War I and II Publications, 1914-1945
.40 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.5

Series Description:
A collection of various publications concerning World War I and II, many concerning the treatment of prisoners of war. The bulk are printed in London under the "Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office," for presentation to both Houses of Parliament.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by material type.

Restrictions: None.


Personal Materials and Photographs, 1882-1961, n.d.
.60 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M39.6

Series Description:
Articles written by Manton Copeland, his 1910 journal, memorabilia from a 1934 trip to the White House and a 1937 trip to Cornell University, and material concerning St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Brunswick, where he was a member. Also included are personal and work-related photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera, newspaper clippings, and notes.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Restrictions: None.


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