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Ethel Godfrey Loud collection

Identifier: 0208

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains travel diaries, photographs, letters; Smith College (class of 1901) memorabilia, as well as a memorial album for her husband.


  • 1880-1959
  • Majority of material found in 1886-1953



Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ethel Godfrey was born in Bangor, Maine to John Edwards and Laura Godfrey. She attended Bangor High School, where she distinguished herself as one of the top students in her class. In 1896 she won a ten dollar gold piece from the Elks for writing the best essay on charity. She was also the literary editor of the Oracle, Bangor High School's paper. She graduated in 1896 and then attended Smith College, graduating in 1901 with a B.L. She wrote travel articles for the Bangor Daily Commercial from 1907 called "From a Bangor Girl in Naples." She was married to Herbert Richardson Loud.


3 linear feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is organized as a single series.

Related Materials

Laura Loud Orcutt collection, Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England, Portland, Maine

Guide to the Ethel Godfrey Loud collection, 1880-1959
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Maine Women Writers Collection Repository

Abplanalp Library
University of New England
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland Maine 04103 United States