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Joan Benoit Samuelson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0342

Collection Scope and Content

Includes newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates

  • 1984-1987

Creator

Access

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

Joan Benoit Samuelson is a well-known Maine long-distance runner. She grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine and started her running career there, after breaking her leg in a skiing accident as a teenager. She attended Bowdoin College. She has won the Boston marathon, the Chicago marathon and the women's marathon at the Olympics. Samuelson has authored two books: her autobiography, Running tide, and Running for women. She currently resides in Freeport, Maine.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is organized as a single series.
Title
Guide to the Joan Benoit Samuelson collection, 1984-1987
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Maine Women Writers Collection Repository

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