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Susan Hayward collection

Identifier: 0435

Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of nine educational booklets Hayward created for the Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary in Lewiston on topics such as fungi, trees, the senses, nature hikes, birds, wildflowers, insects and squirrels.


  • 1991-1997, undated
  • Majority of material found in 1995


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

Susan Hayward, B.S., is a Maine naturalist heavily involved in educational outreach. She has been a science education consultant for Bates College, a learning associate at Bates and Bowdoin, an instructor in the Lewiston Adult Education program, and a science consultant with the Hughs Science Outreach Grants program/Lewiston Public School Department. She has been a volunteer field botanist for the New England Wildflower Society since 1984; an educator for the Stanton Bird Club since 1986, spearheading monthly programs, trips, and the Junior Naturalist program; and steward of the 357-acre Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary since 1987.


9 folders

Language of Materials



This collection is organized as a single series. Arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Gift of Rebecca Goodale

Guide to the Susan Hayward collection, 1991-1997, undated
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