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Paul Hazelton Papers, 1936-1996, n.d.



Bowdoin College Materials, 1950-1992, n.d.
1.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M237.1

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Series Description:
Hazelton's Education Department files including correspondence, syllabi, class lists, memoranda, notes, and exams. In addition to general College correspondence, there is correspondence and material concerning College policies, the Senior Center Committee, senior seminars, Upward Bound, and the Bowdoin chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). There is also material related to the Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff, which Hazelton received in 1987, and a paper prepared by Al Fuchs on Thomas Upham, entitled "Uncle Tommy."

Paul Hazelton's Bowdoin College undergraduate materials are in the Personal and Biographical series, and his Bowdoin College Chapel Talks in the Speeches and Writings series.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Speeches and Writings, 1949-1992, n.d.
.75 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M237.2

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Series Description:
Speeches (both complete and incomplete) written and delivered by Hazelton, as well as drafts and final copies of articles, reviews, reports, lectures, and proposals. Included are Bowdoin College Chapel Talks, remarks delivered at memorial services and to the Maine State Board of Education, and material for lecture "Bowdoin 1885-1985: William De Witt Hyde and the Idea of a College."

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Research Materials and Notes, 1956-1992, n.d.
3.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M237.3

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Series Description:
Newspaper, academic, and popular journal articles and clippings collected by Hazelton, both related to education and of general interest. Most concern political, social, and cultural issues related to education, such as public vs. private education; tracking in high schools; free speech on college campuses; art and culture in education; the roles of liberal arts, humanities, and religion; and rising tuition costs. Hazelton's notes and annotations are intermixed with the articles.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Personal and Biographical, 1936-1996, n.d.
.75 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M237.4

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Series Description:
Personal correspondence, materials from undergraduate study at Bowdoin, newspaper articles featuring Hazelton, material related to Hazelton's work with the Maine Civil Liberties Union, and miscellaneous ephemera. There is also a "Book of Remembrances" with memorial tributes to Hazelton.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically, then chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


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