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Description

The papers of Brooks Hamilton, including personal information, correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, course materials, information on public service activities, and materials relating to current legal issues in the field of journalism.

Before joining the University of Maine staff in 1952 Hamilton served as city editor of the Daily Kennebec Journal in Augusta, Maine. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was instrumental in the drafting and passage of Maine's "Right to Know" law in 1959.

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

Education, Government and Law

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History

Size of Collection

3 boxes (3 linear feet)

Dates of Collection

1937-1992

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0218

Hamilton (Brooks W.) Papers, 1937-1992

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History Commons

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