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President Milton D. Proctor records, 1927-1958

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Collection Scope and Content

The Dr. Milton D. Proctor records contain .5 linear feet of records as well as one box of artifacts. The records are dated 1927-1958 and include 9 series, 1. 10th Anniversary, 2. Correspondence, 3. Ephemera, 4. Honorary Degrees, 5. Newspaper Clippings, 6. Personal papers, 7. Reports, 8. Speeches and Articles, and 9. Artifacts. The 10th Anniversary series contains records, primarily letters, relating to the celebration of Dr. Proctor’s 10 years at Westbrook and includes letters from colleagues, Westbrook faculty, and an Address given by William S. Linnell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Milton D. Proctor served as president of Westbrook Junior College from 1933-1958. Dr. Proctor earned his B.S. from Colgate College in 1908 and Ph.D. from New York University in 1932. He served as Captain Field Artillery during World War I. Prior to his service he taught science and upon his return entered the administration of public schools in White Plains, NY and later Uniontown, PA while also teaching at Hunter College, NYU, and Seton Hall College.