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Dorothy Healy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 000

Scope and Contents

The Dorothy Healy collection currently contains 2 series of records collected by Ms. Healy. The first documenting the history of the buildings and grounds which make up the Westbrook college campus and the second a complete run of The Mirror 1961-1972.

Dates

  • 1900-1987
  • Majority of material found within 1964-1987

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Healy came to Westbrook College shortly after graduating from Boston University in 1936. For over fifty years she was a forceful presence on the campus, and in her numerous administrative capacities throughout the years, a vociferous advocate and spokesperson for the College. Her career began when she came to Westbrook Junior College as a teacher of English Literature. For more than five decades she served the College in public relations and development, and as editor and author of college publications. Since 1959 Dorothy served as curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection, which she founded with Grace Dow. Ms. Healy passed away October 16, 1990.

Extent

.75 linear feet (2 document case)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The original order has been maintained.
Title
Guide to the Dorothy Healy Collection, 1900-1987
Status
Completed
Author
Zachary Enright
Date
2014 August 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Westbrook College History Collection Repository

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