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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.
Education, Government and Law
Size of Collection
3 boxes (3 linear feet)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0218
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Hamilton (Brooks W.) Papers, 1937-1992" (2016). Finding Aids. Number 301.