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Lawrence D. (Larry) Pinkham was born September 12, 1962 in Bangor, Maine. While studying history and journalism at the University of Maine, Orono, worked on the student newspapers The Maine Journalist and The Maine Annex. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of The Maine Campus in 1950. He also served as Class Secretary at the University of Maine Brunswick campus.

Pinkham graduated from UMaine in 1950 and from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1951. He went on to work as a reporter for the Providence Journal, the Wall Street Journal, and the United Press before joining the faculty at Columbia University in 1956 and the UMass Amherst faculty in 1972. He received a Fulbright Award to lecture in the People's Republic of China during the 1986-87 academic year. Pinkham retired in 1991 and died February 28, 2010 at age 83.

This collection includes materials related to Pinkham's time at UMaine including copies of the student newspapers, The Maine Journalist (May, 1950) and The Maine Annex (February 28, 1947). The collection includes photographs of Pinkham and other journalism students at work.

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Journalism Studies | Mass Communication

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1 folder

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Manuscript Number

UA RG 0010.006

Pinkham (Lawrence D.) Papers (University of Maine), 1947-1950