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Paul L. Nyhus Papers M305
- George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
- Nyhus, Paul L.
- Paul L. Nyhus papers
- Date [inclusive]
- 0.3 linear feet
- Miscellaneous papers documenting Paul Nyhus's life and career at Bowdoin. Included are obituaries, memorial tributes, photographs, and a 1990 interview conducted by Charles Calhoun, centering on affairs at Bowdoin from 1969-1980.
Cite as: Paul L. Nyhus Papers, George J. Mitchell Dept. of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine
Paul Nyhus (1935-2005) joined the history faculty of Bowdoin College in 1966, specializing in medieval and early modern European history, and he continued in that position until his retirement in 2004. He was the author of numerous scholarly reviews, articles, and books, developing a special interest in the Swiss city of Basel and its Reformation history, the topic of his inaugural lecture as Frank A. Munsey professor. He served as dean of students (1969-1974) and dean of the college (1975-1980) during the Howell and Enteman administrations. Nyhus died August 17, 2005.
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Miscellaneous papers documenting Paul Nyhus's life and career at Bowdoin. Included are obituaries, memorial tributes, photographs, and a 1990 interview conducted by Charles Calhoun, centering on affairs at Bowdoin from 1969-1980. Nyhus's lecture for the Frank Andrew Munsey Professorship as well as other addresses and speeches, and history course syllabi and exams are included.
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 040113000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
Restricted; Paul Nyhus interview conducted by Charles Calhoun closed to all researchers until January 1, 2020, when the text enters the public domain.
Addresses and speeches, 1976-2000
History course syllabi and exams, 1982-2003
Inaugural lecture for the Frank Andrew Munsey Professorship, 1990 Oct 16 (typed manuscript)
Interview with Paul L. Nyhus, Frank Andrew Munsey Professor of History by Charles C. Calhoun, 1990 (typed transcript) [Restricted until 2020].
Memorial service, 2005 Sep 17
Memorial tributes, 2005-2007
Obituaries, 2005 Aug
Photograph - Paul Nyhus in the hallway of Hubbard Hall taken by Jim Harrison '95 in 1995
Photographs - various views taken in his history department office by Gail Osgood, photographer, 2003 May 7