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Athern P. Daggett papers (M266)

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Title:
Athern P. Daggett papers
Creator:
Daggett, Athern P.
ID:
M266
Date [inclusive]:
1942-1974, undated
Extent:
6.0 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Athern P. Daggett's files concerning Bowdoin College and Brunswick, Maine.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Athern P. Daggett Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Athern Park Daggett was born in Springfield, Missouri on January 10, 1904. He received his A.B. magna cum laude from Bowdoin in 1925 and an honorary LL.D. from Bowdoin in 1969. His A.M. and Ph.D. were from Harvard in 1928 and 1931. Daggett taught history and government at Bowdoin in the fall of 1930, returning for good in the fall of 1933 to teach English and then government. Beginning in 1936, he taught government courses only. In 1951 he became the first member of the faculty to hold the endowed chair of William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Constitutional and International Law and Government, a position he held until his death. Daggett also served as acting president of the College from July 1967 until December 1968. A member of the Bowdoin Alumni Council, he became the first recipient of the Council's annual Alumni Award for faculty and staff in 1963. He also received the Town of Brunswick Distinguished Service Award in 1969. Daggett died on January 20, 1973 in Portland, Maine as a result of injuries suffered in a fall outside Hubbard Hall twelve days earlier. In 1974 the main lounge in Wentworth Hall was named in his memory.

This collection contains Daggett's files and academic hood. Files include memos from the 1940's regarding dim-out patrol, the First Parish Church, and the Brunswick School Department budget. Bowdoin files concern the Senior Center Council, senior seminars, government examinations, dedication of the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library and Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union, as well as President Howell's inauguration.

Scope and Content:

Contains correspondence on James Bowdoin Day, class outlines, the college sesquicentennial, and correspondence with James S. Coles as well as others.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

1942 Nov 17-1943 Dec 21

Box 1 Folder 1

1944 Jan 25-1944 Jul 5, re: College sesquicentennial

Box 1 Folder 2

1944 Aug 1-1945 Oct 31

Box 1 Folder 3

1946 Feb 12-1950 Oct 6

Box 1 Folder 4

1950 Oct 16-1951 Nov 8, re: James Bowdoin Day

Box 1 Folder 5

1952 Feb 9-1953 Oct 15, re: teaching positions

Box 1 Folder 6

1958 Aug 29-1961 Mar 9, re: re: "Outline of Constitutional Law and Cases"

Box 1 Folder 7

1962 Nov 12-1964 Aug 27

Box 1 Folder 8

1967 Oct 9-1968 Feb 27, from James S. Coles

Box 1 Folder 9

1968 Jun 27-1968 Oct 30

Box 1 Folder 10

1968 Nov 8-1969 Mar 13

Box 1 Folder 11

1969 Jun 6-1970 Feb 19

Box 1 Folder 12

Scope and Content:

Contains class and course lecture outlines, lecture materials, course exams, seminar notes and materials, and miscellaneous notes.

Government 1 and 2 class outlines

Box 1 Folder 13

Government 1 and 2 course lecture outlines [1963-1964]

Box 1 Folder 14

Government 1 and 2 lecture outlines and materials

Box 1 Folder 15

Government 2 notes and outlines

Box 1 Folder 16

Government 3 course materials [1970-1971]

Box 1 Folder 17

Government 3 exams [1961,1969-1970]

Box 1 Folder 18

Government 3 and 4 course materials [1968-1969]

Box 1 Folder 19

Government 3 and 4 exams [1952-1961]

Box 1 Folder 20

Government 4 class materials [1968]

Box 1 Folder 21

Government 4 course materials (Am. Constitutional Law)

Box 1 Folder 22

Government 4 exams [1968]

Box 1 Folder 23

Government 4 senior seminar course material (supreme court and first freedom)

Box 1 Folder 24

Government 7 course materials [1959-1964]

Box 1 Folder 25

Government 7 course materials [1959-1964]

Box 1 Folder 26

Government 7 course materials [1965]

Box 1 Folder 27

Government 7 course materials [1969]

Box 1 Folder 28

Government 7 course materials [1969-1970]

Box 1 Folder 29

Government 7 course materials [fall 1971]

Box 1 Folder 30

Government 7 exams [1965-1973]

Box 1 Folder 31

Government 7 notes and outlines

Box 1 Folder 32

Government 7 problem sets

Box 1 Folder 33

Government 8 course materials (international organizations)

Box 1 Folder 34

Government 8 course outlines and news clippings

Box 1 Folder 35

Government 8 student bibliographies

Box 1 Folder 36

Government 9 exams

Box 1 Folder 37

Government 15 class outlines

Box 1 Folder 38

Government 15 course materials

Box 1 Folder 39

Government 15 exams

Box 1 Folder 40

Government 15 notes on Britain

Box 1 Folder 41

Government 15 notes on the UN

Box 1 Folder 42

Government 15 materials on U.S. Foreign Policy

Box 1 Folder 43

Government 18 (senior seminar) course materials [1970]

Box 1 Folder 44

Government 20 (senior seminar) [spring 1972]

Box 1 Folder 45

Government 30 course materials

Box 1 Folder 46

Government 30 exams

Box 1 Folder 47

Government 101 papers [spring 1970]

Box 1 Folder 48

Political Science 210 course materials

Box 1 Folder 49

Miscellaneous notes

Box 1 Folder 50

Miscellaneous notes

Box 1 Folder 51

Miscellaneous notes

Box 1 Folder 52

Miscellaneous notes and clippings

Box 1 Folder 53

Notes on Britain

Box 1 Folder 54

Notes on Cold War

Box 1 Folder 55

Notes on court cases

Box 1 Folder 56

Notes on the Far East and China

Box 1 Folder 57

Notes on freedom of religion

Box 1 Folder 58

Notes on Russia

Box 1 Folder 59

Notes on Russia and USSR

Box 1 Folder 60

Notes on the UN

Box 1 Folder 61

Scope and Content:

Contains articles and newspaper clippings, booklets, pamphlets, Government majors and honors projects, major examinations, a political case study, reference materials, and senior seminars.

Articles and newspaper clippings

Box 2 Folder 1

Booklets and pamphlets on government

Box 2 Folder 2

Government majors and honors projects [1963-1969, n.d.]

Box 2 Folder 3

Lectures on topics in government

Box 2 Folder 4

Library sources on constitutional law

Box 2 Folder 5

Major examinations [1952-1965]

Box 2 Folder 6

Major examinations [1952-1965]

Box 2 Folder 7

Miscellaneous government files

Box 2 Folder 8

Political case study

Box 2 Folder 9

Political case study

Box 2 Folder 10

Reference materials

Box 2 Folder 11

Senior seminars [1967-1968]

Box 2 Folder 12

Scope and Content:

Contains correspondence regarding the inauguration, planning the inauguration, budget, exercises, invitations, minutes and notices, medallion, music, speeches, and special guest list.

Correspondence regarding inauguration [22 Sep 1952-19 Jan 1953]

Box 2 Folder 13

Inauguration 1952

Box 2 Folder 14

Planning the inauguration

Box 2 Folder 15

Planning the inauguration

Box 2 Folder 16

Unable to attend inauguration

Box 2 Folder 17

Articles re: inaugurations

Box 2 Folder 18

Budget: President's inauguration [1969-70]

Box 2 Folder 19

Correspondence [1969]

Box 2 Folder 20

Exercises

Box 2 Folder 21

Exercises amd procession

Box 2 Folder 22

Faculty reception [2 Oct 1969]

Box 2 Folder 23

Inaugural committee correspondence

Box 2 Folder 24

Inaugural committee correspondence

Box 2 Folder 25

Invitation List [1969]

Box 2 Folder 26

Invitations

Box 2 Folder 27

Luncheon [3 Oct 1969]

Box 2 Folder 28

Minutes and Notices

Box 2 Folder 29

Minutes and Notices

Box 2 Folder 30

Medallion

Box 2 Folder 31

Music

Box 2 Folder 32

Pourers [3 Oct 1969]

Box 2 Folder 33

Printed inauguration speech, map, invitation

Box 2 Folder 34

Procession and ticket reservation

Box 2 Folder 35

Publications

Box 2 Folder 36

Speakers and Marshalls

Box 2 Folder 37

Special Guests

Box 2 Folder 38

Speeches

Box 2 Folder 39

Scope and Content:

Contains files on the American Association of University Professors, the Air Force Academy, air raids and civil defenses, commemoration of the Appomattox, civil defense and public safety, graduate school symposium, library dedication, re-evaluation of Bowdoin, size of the college committee, Vietnam War petition, and others.

Academic hood

MRealia-Box 3

AAUP (American Association of University Professors) [2 May 1961- 15 Aug 1963]

Box 3 Folder 1

Admissions committee [9 May 1969-11 May 1969]

Box 3 Folder 2

Advanced standing [17 Dec 1953- 1 Nov 1954]

Box 3 Folder 3

Air Force Academy assembly delegate [14 Dec 1964-23 Jan 65]

Box 3 Folder 4

Air raids and civil defenses [4 Jun 1943-25 Apr 1944]

Box 3 Folder 5

Air raids and civil defenses [5 Apr 1943-3 Jul 1943]

Box 3 Folder 6

Air raids and civil defenses [7 Apr 1943-18 Jun 1943]

Box 3 Folder 7

American Academy of Political and Social Science meeting [1966]

Box 3 Folder 8

Association of colleges in New England (112th meeting) [12 Nov 1969-13 Nov 1969]

Box 3 Folder 9

Bowdoin club of Kennebec Valley - Annuals spring meeting and ladies night

Box 3 Folder 10

Campus career conference [1965]

Box 3 Folder 11

Center for resource studies symposium [1966]

Box 3 Folder 12

Coffin Room dedication [28 Jul-12 Nov 1966]

Box 3 Folder 13

Coffin Room dedication [26 Jul-2 Aug 1966]

Box 3 Folder 14

Commemoration of Appomattox (Chamberlain celebration) [12 Apr 1965]

Box 3 Folder 15

CIHENEACSS-Farmington State College committee [10 Oct 1967-22 Apr 1968]

Box 3 Folder 16

CIHENEACSS-Farmington State College committee [5 Mar 1968-19 Apr 1968]

Box 3 Folder 17

Civil defense [13 Dec 1956-29 Jan 1957]

Box 3 Folder 18

Civil defense [11 Feb 1957-19 Aug 1957]

Box 3 Folder 19

Civil defense [1 Apr 1956-30 Aug 1957]

Box 3 Folder 20

Civil defense [14 Sep 1956-26 Apr 1957]

Box 3 Folder 21

Civil defense and public safety [9 Sep 1956-21 Sep 1957]

Box 3 Folder 22

Civil defense and public safety [30 Aug 1957-12 Sep 1957]

Box 3 Folder 23

Civil defense and public safety [30 Aug 1957-30 Oct 1957]

Box 3 Folder 24

Civil defense and public safety [23 Oct 1958-18 apr 1959]

Box 3 Folder 25

Civilian defense [26 Sep 1958]

Box 3 Folder 26

College miscellaneous [1958-1959]

Box 3 Folder 27

College standards [27 Apr 1967]

Box 3 Folder 28

Committee on prepatory schools and admissions [25 Oct 1961-9 Oct 1962]

Box 3 Folder 29

Comittee on prepatory schools and admissions [9 Dec 1960-11 Jan 1962]

Box 3 Folder 30

Conference-European political leaders [Nov 1970]

Box 3 Folder 31

Convocation address [24 Sep 1968]

Box 3 Folder 32

Cornell report of the president [1965-1966]

Box 3 Folder 33

Criterion Study [22 Mar 1961-3 May 1961]

Box 3 Folder 34

Curriculum self-study [8 Nov 1946-28 Sep 1954]

Box 3 Folder 35

Doctoral Programs in the small liberal arts college symposium [21-22 Apr 1967]

Box 3 Folder 36

Various events held on Bowdoin campus [1956-1961]

Box 3 Folder 37

Fessenden Room dedication [16 Aug 1966]

Box 3 Folder 38

Fessenden Room dedication [16 Aug 1966]

Box 3 Folder 39

Fessenden Room dedication-letters to Fessenden associates [1966]

Box 3 Folder 40

First Parish Church standing committee [18 Mar 1946-5 Dec 1968]

Box 3 Folder 41

First Parish Church standing committee [2 Jan 1969-22 Dec 1969]

Box 3 Folder 42

First Parish Church standing committee [6 Jan 1970-Nov 1971]

Box 3 Folder 43

First Parish Church standing committee [1969-1970]

Box 3 Folder 44

Foreign Service [24 Feb 1955-12 Apr 1955]

Box 3 Folder 45

Fraternities [1955-1960]

Box 3 Folder 46

French ambassador's visit [8 Dec 1969]

Box 3 Folder 47

Graduate school symposium (letters and notes) [1968]

Box 4 Folder 1

Graduate school symposium (preparation) [1967]

Box 4 Folder 2

Graduate school symposium (preparation, official letters) [1968]

Box 4 Folder 3

Graduates of Bowdoin [1950-1955, n.d.]

Box 4 Folder 4

Gymnasium dedication [4 May 1965-1 Nov 1969]

Box 4 Folder 5

Gymnasium room [25 Jul 1967-24 Jul 1969]

Box 4 Folder 6

Hormell, Orven C. (speech concerning) [23 Jul 1949]

Box 4 Folder 7

Institute lectures [20-22 Apr 1955]

Box 4 Folder 8

Jackson, Mahalia-concert preparation [1969-1971]

Box 4 Folder 9

Jackson, Mahalia-concert preparation [1969-1971]

Box 4 Folder 10

Lancaster Lounge dedication [6 Feb 1970-27 Oct 1970]

Box 4 Folder 11

Lectures and talks [20 Oct 1953-5 Sep 1972]

Box 4 Folder 12

Library [9 Jan 1959-1 Oct 1959]

Box 4 Folder 13

Library dedication [14 Feb 1966-2 May 1966]

Box 4 Folder 14

Library dedication [26 Oct 1964-28 Feb 1966]

Box 4 Folder 15

Library dedication [1965-26 Jan 1966]

Box 4 Folder 16

Library dedication [24 Oct 1965-2 Nov 66]

Box 4 Folder 17

Library symposium brochure [19 Feb 1964-15 Nov 1967]

Box 4 Folder 18

Maine Maritime Academy report [11 Jan 1966-18 Mar 1966]

Box 4 Folder 19

Maine Maritime Academy report [1965-11 Jan 1966]

Box 4 Folder 20

Major examination committee [20 May 1946-Mar 1953]

Box 4 Folder 21

Major requirements [1950-1959, n.d.]

Box 4 Folder 22

Math curriculum [16 Apr 1962-23 Nov 1962]

Box 4 Folder 23

Miscellaneous material [1956-1967, n.d.]

Box 4 Folder 24

Mitchell room dedication

Box 4 Folder 25

Model UN general assembly [28 Oct 1964-6 Apr 1965]

Box 4 Folder 26

Moulton Union bookstore preview opening

Box 4 Folder 27

1958 National Defense Education Act committee [16 Dec 1958-24 Dec 1958]

Box 4 Folder 28

Non-Western studies committee [24 Nov 1964-25 Mar 1965]

Box 4 Folder 29

Non-Western studies committee [1 May 1965-19 Jan 1967]

Box 4 Folder 30

Northeastern Research Foundation meeting [26 May 1962]

Box 4 Folder 31

Orient Prizes [2 Aug 1964-14 Oct 1964]

Box 4 Folder 32

Orientation committee [14 May 1956-18 Sep 1959]

Box 4 Folder 33

Physical education committee [27 Nov 1956-30 Sep 1957]

Box 4 Folder 34

Reading committee, sub-freshman [10 Mar 1961-21 May 1962]

Box 4 Folder 35

Recording committee [1952-1971]

Box 4 Folder 36

Re-evaluation of Bowdoin

Box 4 Folder 37

Report on the college, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 38

Reports-educational committees

Box 4 Folder 39

Reports-educational committess

Box 4 Folder 40

Reunion-Class of 1925 [Jun 1955]

Box 4 Folder 41

Dr. Edgar von Schmidt-Pauli luncheon [23 Oct 1965-4 Nov 1965]

Box 4 Folder 42

Senior center dedication [23 Dec 1963-19 Oct 1964

Box 4 Folder 43

Senior center dedication [17 Sep 1964-22 Oct 1964]

Box 4 Folder 44

Senior center dedication [28 Sep 1964-21 Oct 1964

Box 4 Folder 45

Senior center groundbreaking [10 Apr 1963]

Box 4 Folder 46

Senior center symposium [15 Dec 1965-21 Apr 1966]

Box 4 Folder 47

Senior center symposium-invitations

Box 4 Folder 48

Senior seminar program [28 Jan 1969-10 Feb 1969]

Box 4 Folder 49

Size of the college committee [27 Jul 1959-20 Jun 1960]

Box 5 Folder 1

Speeches [24 Nov 1967- 15 Dec 1968]

Box 5 Folder 2

Student life committee [1967]

Box 5 Folder 3

Summer institute on problems of school desegregation [4 Jan 1965-15 Mar 1965]

Box 5 Folder 4

U.C.C. (United Church of Christ): conferences/events reports [1954-1970]

Box 5 Folder 5

U.C.C. (United Church of Christ): conferences/events reports [23 Mar 1970-1971]

Box 5 Folder 6

U.C.C. (United Church of Christ): conferences/events reports {8 Apr 1968- Sep 1969]

Box 5 Folder 7

U.C.C. (United Church of Christ): conferences/events reports [10 Apr 1953-8 Mar 1955]

Box 5 Folder 8

UN Day Papers [29 Sep 1965-9 Oct 1969]

Box 5 Folder 9

United Nations-food and agriculture organization (mss. draft, n.d.)

Box 5 Folder 10

Upward Bound [22 Dec 1966-29 Apr 1967]

Box 5 Folder 11

Vietnam War petition [9 Apr 1968-13 Jun 1968]

Box 5 Folder 12

Vietnam War petition [30 Jan 1968-14 Aug 1968]

Box 5 Folder 13

Vietnam War strike [15 Apr 1970-5 Jun 1970]

Box 5 Folder 14

YMCA Model UN [9 Nov 1967-22 Apr 1969]

Box 5 Folder 15

YMCA Model UN [21 Jan 1969-29 Mar 1969]

Box 5 Folder 16
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