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Paul L. Nyhus Papers M305

Title:
Paul L. Nyhus papers
Creator:
Nyhus, Paul L.
ID:
M305
Date [inclusive]:
1982-2007
Extent:
0.3 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
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.
Access Restrictions:

Restricted; Paul Nyhus interview conducted by Charles Calhoun closed to all researchers until January 1, 2020, when the text enters the public domain.

Preferred Citation:

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.

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.

Addresses and speeches, 1976-2000

Box 1 Folder 1

History course syllabi and exams, 1982-2003

Box 1 Folder 2-4

Inaugural lecture for the Frank Andrew Munsey Professorship, 1990 Oct 16 (typed manuscript)

Box 1 Folder 5

Interview with Paul L. Nyhus, Frank Andrew Munsey Professor of History by Charles C. Calhoun, 1990 (typed transcript) [Restricted until 2020].

Vault 1 Object

Memorial service, 2005 Sep 17

Box 1 Folder 6

Memorial tributes, 2005-2007

Box 1 Folder 7

Obituaries, 2005 Aug

Box 1 Folder 8

Photograph - Paul Nyhus in the hallway of Hubbard Hall taken by Jim Harrison '95 in 1995

Box 1 Folder 9

Photographs - various views taken in his history department office by Gail Osgood, photographer, 2003 May 7

Box 1 Folder 10
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