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Nathanial Cooper Kendrick papers (M101)

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Title:
Nathanial Cooper Kendrick papers
Creator:
Kendrick, Nathaniel Cooper
ID:
M101
Date [inclusive]:
1934-1967
Extent:
3.0 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Includes records and correspondence to and from Kendrick pertaining to students' standings with Bowdoin College and the military and other Bowdoin College materials.
Preferred Citation:

Nathanial Kendrick Cooper Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Nathanial Cooper Kendrick was dean of Bowdoin College from 1947 until his retirement 1966 and Frank Munsey Professor of History Emeritus. Born in Rochester, New York in 1900, he graduated from the University of Rochester in 1921 and completed graduate work at Harvard University, receiving his Ph. D. in 1930. He studied in London and Vienna on a traveling fellowship in 1925-26 and then joined the Bowdoin faculty as an instructor in History. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1928, to associate professor in 1932, and full professor in 1946, when he also became acting dean. He was appointed dean in 1947. In 1959 he was named Frank Munsey Professor of History. Dean Kendrick was elected an honorary member of the Bowdoin College Alumni Association in 1962, and in October 1965 he became the third recipient of the Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff. In 1966 he was conferred an as honorary doctorate of humane letters. He was a member of the American Historical Association and Psi Upsilon Fraternity, which he served for many years at Bowdoin as an advisor. He was chairman of several regional and national committees on education and during World War II was a field representative for the State War Chest drive for the National War Fund campaign, the USO, and other war relief agencies. He married Lucy Higgs in 1927 and together they had one son and one daughter. Dean Kendrick died at his summer home in Gravenhurst, Ontario in 1969.

Includes records and correspondence to and from Kendrick pertaining to students' standings with Bowdoin College and the military. There are also Bowdoin records of Kendrick's time as dean. This includes papers on curriculum, frats, and major requirements.

Arranged alphabetically.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Series Description:

Contans records, reports, and correspondence. Includes letters to and from Kendrick, regarding the standing of individual students with Bowdoin and the military.

American Field Service, 1946

Box 1 Folder 1

Army- admissions to officer's schools, 1942

Box 1 Folder 2

Army Enlisted Reserve correspondence, 1942-1943

Box 1 Folder 3

Army Enlisted Reserve, general information, 1942

Box 1 Folder 4

Army locater forms

Box 1 Folder 5

Certificate of good standing

Box 1 Folder 6

Correspondence-general, 1942-1943

Box 1 Folder 7-12

Correspondence-Kendrick's 1942-1946

Box 1 Folder 13-16

Correspondence-Navy, 1942-1943

Box 1 Folder 17-18

Deferments-Selective Service, 1943-1946

Box 1 Folder 19

Deferments-Selective Service forms and bulletins, 1944

Box 1 Folder 20

Enlistment record

Box 1 Folder 21

Enlistment records, 1942

Box 1 Folder 22

Enlistment records- Army Enlisted Reserve Corps

Box 1 Folder 23-26

Maine Maritime Academy, 1944

Box 1 Folder 27

Memoranda and reports, 1941-1946

Box 1 Folder 28-30

Military service, 1940-1942

Box 1 Folder 31-36

Navy- Joint enlistment in lelan v-1 and v-7, 1942-1943

Box 1 Folder 37

Naval research-Radio-anacostic station, by 1942

Box 1 Folder 38

Navy, technical classification

Box 1 Folder 39

Office of the Chief Signal Officer-letters, 1942-1943

Box 1 Folder 40

Pre-medical students, 1943-1944

Box 1 Folder 41

Pre-Meterological Unit, 1942-1944

Box 2 Folder 1-4

Procedure for various branches of the service, 1942

Box 2 Folder 5

Seabees construction work with Navy

Box 2 Folder 6

Service-Army-Navy, 1942

Box 2 Folder 7

Service credits, 1944-1945

Box 2 Folder 8

U.S. Armed Forces Institute, 1944-1945

Box 2 Folder 9

U.S.O., 1937-1945

Box 2 Folder 10-12

V.A. PL 346, 1946

Box 2 Folder 13-14

Veteran's Administration (V.A.) correspondence- Aleck, C.Jr

Box 2 Folder 15

V.A. correspondence- Babcock, Basil P.Jr

Box 2 Folder 16

V.A. correspondence- Baker, R.M Jr. C-

Box 2 Folder 17

V.A. correspondence- Barnes,A.M.C

Box 2 Folder 18

V.A. correspondence- Bartholomew, Walter L., Jr.C

Box 2 Folder 19

V.A. correspondence- Begley, J.P.

Box 2 Folder 20

V.A. correspondence-Blaine, W.M.E.

Box 2 Folder 21

V.A. correspondence- Burnham, R.M.

Box 2 Folder 22

V.A. correspondence-Burton, R.S

Box 2 Folder 23

V.A. correspondence- Callahan, P.E.

Box 2 Folder 24

V.A. correspondence- Chamberlain, M

Box 2 Folder 25

V.A. correspondence- Chason, C.G.

Box 2 Folder 26

V.A. correspondence- Cinq-Mars, R.J.

Box 2 Folder 27

V.A. correspondence- Clark, D.E.

Box 2 Folder 28

V.A. correspondence- Clark, R.W. Jr

Box 2 Folder 29

V.A. correspondence-Clarke, C.B. Jr C

Box 2 Folder 30

V.A. correspondence- Coombs, M.L.

Box 2 Folder 31

V.A. correspondence-Concoran, R.L.

Box 2 Folder 32

V.A correspondence-Cressey,S.B.

Box 2 Folder 33

V.A. correspondence-Danielson, C.

Box 2 Folder 34

V.A. correspondence-Dysinger, Robert E.

Box 2 Folder 35

V.A. correspondence-Fairclough, Wm. W. Jr. C

Box 2 Folder 36

V.A. correspondence-Fatley, L.A.

Box 2 Folder 37

V.A. correspondence-Farrington, H.E.

Box 2 Folder 38

V.A. correspondence-Morton, H.Frank

Box 2 Folder 39

V.A. correspondence-Fredler, C.W. Jr C

Box 2 Folder 40

V.A. correspondence-Fitzpatrick, J.R. Jr C

Box 2 Folder 41

V.A. correspondence- Frazer, R.N.

Box 2 Folder 42

V.A. correspondence- French, H.S. Jr C

Box 2 Folder 43

V.A. correspondence-Gadbaw, K.D.

Box 2 Folder 44

V.A. correspondence-Gillen, E.D.

Box 2 Folder 45

V.A. correspondence-Goodman, B.N.

Box 2 Folder 46

V.A. correspondence-Goodspeed, M.P.

Box 2 Folder 47

V.A. correspondence-Grant, D.H.

Box 2 Folder 48

V.A. correspondence-Gray, W.V.E

Box 2 Folder 49

V.A. correspondence- Greene, R.B.

Box 2 Folder 50

V.A. correspondence-Hanna, Paul C. Jr.

Box 2 Folder 51

V.A. correspondence-Hawks, E.A. Jr C

Box 2 Folder 52

V.A. correspondence-Hendrickson, Harold

Box 2 Folder 53

V.A. correspondence-Hepburn, N.T.

Box 2 Folder 54

V.A. correspondence-Herman, P.H.

Box 2 Folder 55

V.A. correspondence-Heyssler, J.M.

Box 2 Folder 56

V.A. correspondence-Holmes, J.W.

Box 2 Folder 57

V.A. correspondence- Huen, C.W.

Box 2 Folder 58

V.A. correspondence-Iribe, Paul

Box 2 Folder 59

V.A. correspondence-affe, W.

Box 2 Folder 60

V.A. correspondence-Keenan, Kevin C.

Box 2 Folder 61

V.A. correspondence-Kingsbury, Kieth

Box 2 Folder 62

V.A. correspondence-Koallick, Fred

Box 2 Folder 63

V.A. correspondence-Kunhardt P.B.

Box 2 Folder 64

V.A. correspondence-Lancaster, R.W.

Box 2 Folder 65

V.A. correspondence-LaRochelle, J.G.

Box 2 Folder 66

V.A. correspondence-Leblac, R.C.

Box 2 Folder 67

V.A. correspondence-Lewis, N.

Box 2 Folder 68

V.A. correspondence-Longley, J.B.

Box 2 Folder 69

V.A. correspondence-McFarland, E.J.

Box 2 Folder 70

V.A. correspondence-MacGregor Allan B.

Box 2 Folder 71

V.A. correspondence-Macomber, P.B.

Box 2 Folder 72

V.A. correspondence-Moore, E.J.

Box 2 Folder 73

V.A. correspondence-Morgan, W.S.

Box 2 Folder 74

V.A. correspondence-Morrison, G.E.

Box 2 Folder 75

V.A. correspondence- Morrisey, W.E. Jr

Box 2 Folder 76

V.A. correspondence-Muller, G.W.

Box 2 Folder 77

V.A. correspondence-Nerrit, B.W.

Box 2 Folder 78

V.A. correspondence-Nichols, R.B.

Box 2 Folder 79

V.A. correspondence-O'Brien, R.

Box 2 Folder 80

V.A. correspondence- Oliphant, N.

Box 2 Folder 81

V.A. correspondence-Palmer, H. Jr

Box 2 Folder 82

V.A. correspondence-Patrick, R.L.

Box 2 Folder 83

V.A. correspondence-Phyllise,W.K.

Box 2 Folder 84

V.A. correspondence-Plisken, I.R.

Box 2 Folder 85

V.A. correspondence-Pollard, S.M.

Box 2 Folder 86

V.A. correspondence-Poulin, A.A. Jr

Box 2 Folder 87

V.A. correspondence-Prior, C.

Box 2 Folder 88

V.A. correspondence-Ramsety, E.G.

Box 2 Folder 89

V.A. correspondence-Raynes, W.E.

Box 2 Folder 90

V.A. correspondence-Richenburg, P.A. Jr

Box 2 Folder 91

V.A. correspondence-Ricker, E.W.

Box 2 Folder 92

V.A. correspondence-Ring, Milton Jr

Box 2 Folder 93

V.A. correspondence-Rogers, W.R.

Box 2 Folder 94

V.A. correspondence-Sands, D.P. Jr

Box 2 Folder 95

V.A. correspondence-Shwarz, R.D.

Box 2 Folder 96

V.A. correspondence-Scruggs, R.D.

Box 2 Folder 97

V.A. correspondence-Shaw, G.P.

Box 2 Folder 98

V.A. correspondence-Silsby, H.T. II

Box 2 Folder 99

V.A. correspondence-Smart, S.H.

Box 2 Folder 100

V.A. correspondence-Sotak,V.

Box 2 Folder 101

V.A. correspondence-Staples, J.H.

Box 2 Folder 102

V.A. correspondence-Sweeney, Leroy E. Jr

Box 2 Folder 103

V.A. correspondence- Towers, N.L.

Box 2 Folder 104

V.A. correspondence-Vamah, H.P. Jr

Box 2 Folder 105

V.A. correspondence-Vinail, G.A.

Box 2 Folder 106

V.A. correspondence-Vincent, H.G. Jr

Box 2 Folder 107

V.A. correspondence-Walker, H.A. Jr

Box 2 Folder 108

V.A. correspondence-Walsh, R.J. Jr

Box 2 Folder 109

V.A. correspondence-Welch, D.E.

Box 2 Folder 110

V.A. correspondence-Whitman, R.C.

Box 2 Folder 111

V.A. correspondence-Williams, R.N.

Box 2 Folder 112

V.A. correspondence-Wilson, C.E. Jr

Box 2 Folder 113

V.A. correspondence-Wright, J.J.

Box 2 Folder 114

V.A. correspondence-Yates, C.L.

Box 2 Folder 115

V.A. correspondence-young,J.D. Jr

Box 2 Folder 116

Veteran's Application Forms 1944-1945

Box 2 Folder 117

Veteran's correspondence-Misc 1944-1946

Box 2 Folder 118

Veteran's correspondence PL346 1945-1946

Box 2 Folder 119

Veteran's correspondence PL16 1945-1946

Box 2 Folder 120

Veteran's Directives, Bulletins etc.1945-1946

Box 2 Folder 121

Veteran's Directive, Bulletins etc. 1944

Box 2 Folder 122

V-7 general information

Box 2 Folder 123

V-1, certificate for 1943

Box 2 Folder 124

War service opportunities-Military 1942-1944

Box 2 Folder 125

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Series Description:

Contains records from Kendrick's time as Dean of the college. Includes documents on fraternaties, fraternities' activities, tuition plans, cirriculum, major requirements, and registration.

Acknowledgement of letter 1944

Box 3 Folder 1-2

Barlett, B.W., reunion chm., 25th reunion class of 1977

Box 3 Folder 3

Bowdoin Plan 1961-1962

Box 3 Folder 4

College Bowl 1962-1965

Box 3 Folder 5

Commencement lists 1944

Box 3 Folder 6

Curriculum and educational policy 1958-1966

Box 3 Folder 7-9

Danforth Foundation 1959-1960

Box 3 Folder 10

Faculty children's tuition plans 1951-1955

Box 3 Folder 11-13

Fraternity matters 1940-1965

Box 3 Folder 14-17

Fraternity matters: Hazing 1954-1956

Box 3 Folder 18

Fraternity pledges and advisors 1956-1967

Box 3 Folder 19

From Dean Kendrick 1934-1944

Box 3 Folder 20

Major Requirements 1931-1946

Box 3 Folder 21

Newcomen Society 1944

Box 3 Folder 22

Registration 1942-1957

Box 3 Folder 23-26

Registration 1955-1962

Box 3 Folder 27

Rotary Club 1946

Box 3 Folder 28

William J. Reardon Award 1958-1959

Box 3 Folder 29
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