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Androscoggin River (N.H. and Me.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Androscoggin River oral history collection

Identifier: AROH

A collection of 14 oral histories about the social and political effects of economic change in the Androscoggin River Valley.

Dates: 2006

Walter A. Lawrance papers

Identifier: MC099
Abstract The collection contains material related to Walter A. Lawrance's work as a consultant (1943-1946) and as Rivermaster (1947-1978) of the Androscoggin. Lawrance, a professor of Chemistry at Bates College, had the legal authority to control the amount of pollution discharged into the river by the three major paper mills located along it. Included are his annual studies of the river's odor and other qualities, as well as research projects aimed at limiting waste in paper production and removing...
Dates: 1918-1983, undated