Minnie Bowden collection, 1978-1993
Collection Scope and Content
This collection includes biographical information, published poetry, manuscripts and recordings of poetry readings.
Minnie Bowden was born in Fairfield, Maine in 1915. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1932 and Gorham Normal School in 1934. She received a bachelor of education and a master of education from the University of Maine in 1938 and 1962. She taught in a number of towns in Maine and led workshops for teachers on the teaching of reading. Bowden attended many writing workshops and conferences, and her poetry appeared in a number of publications. She died in 2000.