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Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996



  • Existence: 1914 - 1996

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Class Day, Program and Parts, 1936

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: CA0201/02.1
Scope and Content Note From the Sub-Series: Class Day seems to have started in 1868, and was a day of celebration for each graduating class, marked by speeches ("orations"), poems, processions, and the lighting of the ceremonial Peace Pipe. In the beginning, Class Day was usually held the day after graduation, but this appears to have changed by the early 1880s, when it was held a day or two prior to graduation exercises. The form of Class Day changed little over the years, but the content remained largely the same: a variety of...
Dates: 1936

Edmund S. Muskie oral history collection

Identifier: MOH

This collection contains oral history interviews with a broad range of individuals who knew, affected or were affected by Senator Edmund S. Muskie in the course of his life and career. Interviews were conducted and collected by staff of the Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Project (1997-2007), which was funded by the Edmund S. Muskie Foundation and based at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)

Dates: 1985 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1998 - 2003

Edmund S. Muskie papers

Identifier: MC105
Abstract The Edmund S. Muskie Papers include his personal papers, office files, audiovisual materials, photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia. The collection documents his youth in Rumford, Maine; his years as a student at Bates College; his personal and family life; his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; his law practice and other professional, public service and political activities in Waterville, Maine; his terms as a member of the Maine House of Representatives (1947-1951), director...
Dates: 1826-2005; Majority of material found within 1928-1996

Edmund S. Muskie Papers, Series I: Personal and family records

Identifier: MC105.01
Series Overview *Note: This is a finding aid for part of the Edmund S. Muskie Papers. An overview of the entire collection is available here.*The documents in this series comprise a variety of personal records belonging to Edmund S. Muskie and his immediate family.Documents related to Edmund S. Muskie in this series include documents from his student years and his service in the U.S....
Dates: 1912-2004; bulk 1930-1954, 1981-2004

Karl Braithwaite papers

Identifier: MC088

The collection includes papers related to Karl Braithwaite's work as a speech writer for Senators Edmund S. Muskie and Joseph Montoya, and his work as Staff Director of the Tower Commission, which was charged by President Reagan with investigating the Iran-Contra affair.

Dates: 1968-2003 1973-1980, 1986-1987

Maine Commission on Legal Needs records

Identifier: MCLN

The Maine Commission on Legal Needs, chaired by Edmund S. Muskie, was charged by the Maine Bar Foundation with studying the legal needs of Maine residents. The commission's records pertain to financial and other administrative matters of the commission and its subcommittees; the administration of the Maine Legal Needs Survey; and the drafting, writing, and editing of the final report and action plan.

Dates: 1972-1992

Muskie Foundation records

Identifier: MC070

Administrative records and reference files of the Edmund S. Muskie Foundation, organized in 1996 to promote the legacy of Senator and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie and directed by Muskie's former chief of staff Leon Billings. The collection also includes political cartoons of Muskie by Pat Oliphant.

Dates: 1969-2005, undated

Ruth Rowe Wilson papers

Identifier: MC100

The Ruth Rowe Wilson papers include clippings, a hand written copy of Wilson's thesis on Ocean Park, and correspondence with Edmund S. Muskie, Dorothy Clarke Wilson, and others.

Dates: 1936-2006

WCSH video collection

Identifier: MC086

A collection of videotapes containing interviews and other footage that WCSH-TV, an NBC affiliate based in Portland, Maine, recorded in the course of producing its documentary Ed Muskie: The Man from Maine, broadcast March 29, 1989. Includes interviews with Ed and Jane Muskie, Joe Biden, George Mitchell, Jimmy Carter, and others.

Dates: 1989 1989

Additional filters:

Collection 8
Archival Object 2
Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990 2
Maine -- Politics and government 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Arms control -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Cabinet officers -- United States 1