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Founded in 1831, Westbrook Seminary & Junior College celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a Pageant, Speakers, Reception and Commemorative Exhibits. This Anniversary program includes:

I. A Westbrook Seminary & Junior College History from its inception in September of 1830 through the Seminary years and the early years of the Junior College.

II. The Order of Events and Speakers for the Anniversary Celebration held in the Stevens Avenue Armory on June 2, 1956.

III. A listing of Commemorative Exhibits located throughout the campus.

IV. A listing of the Headmasters and Presidents of Westbrook Seminary & Junior College from 1834 thru 1956.

V. A listing of the Board of Trustees, Sponsors of the 125th Anniversary Celebration.






Westbrook Seminary & Junior College

Publication Location

Portland, ME.

Publication Date



Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, Alumni Hall, Dr. James P. Weston, Goddard Hall, Hersey Hall, Eromathian Adelphi, Debating, 1886 Strike of the Young Ladies, Athletics, McArthur Gymnasium, Deborah Morton, Agnes M. Safford, Dr. Milton D. Proctor, Medical Secretary Curriculum, Proctor Hall, Elsbeth Melville, David Moulton


Cultural History | Education | Intellectual History | Social History | United States History | Women's History

Location of Original

Westbrook College History Collection

Physical Description of Original

This unpaginated 125th Anniversary program has 16 pages and measures 5 3/4 inches x 8 7/8 inches. The cover has a black and white photograph of Proctor Hall and Alumni Hall. Cover lettering is blue. Stock is an off-white, light weight gloss and ink is black.


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The 125th Anniversary narrative and pamphlet were probably written and designed by Dorothy M. Healy who authored and edited college publications, in addition to her numerous administrative, development and public relations responsibilities, for fifty four years, from 1936 to 1990.

125th Anniversary Celebration, Westbrook Seminary and Junior College, June 2, 1956
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