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Friends Events Fall 2013

Sturge, a Memoir by Sanford Phippen
Thursday, 21 November 2013
3:00 p.m.
Special Collections, Fogler Library

Maine author Sanford Phippen will visit Special Collections at Fogler Library on November 21st to talk about his new book, “Sturge, a Memoir.”  Sturgis Haskins, who died on September 29, 2012, was a man having many interests. He had a store of knowledge regarding sailing, particularly of New England Class of Sailboats. He taught many young and old to sail. He was a photographer and a pioneer in gay rights. In 1974 he co-founded the Wilde Stein Club at the University of Maine, which received national attention in Newsweek, the Washington Post, and across the country.
Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to Cyperaceae by Matt Arsenault, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Don Cameron, Alison C. Dibble, Arthur Haines, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber
Tuesday, 8 October 2013
3:00 p.m.
University Club, Fogler Library

Matt Arsenault and Glen Mittelhauser will join us for a presentation about the "Sedges of Maine" book, Published by the University Press .
Sedges are important components of Maine’s biodiversity and natural heritage. Over 25% of the sedge species in Maine are of conservation concern, yet sedges are ubiquitous in many habitats across the landscape... Sedges of Maine is a fully-illustrated guide to all species, subspecies, and extant hybrids in the Cyperaceae family that occur in Maine.
Maine–Beyond the Usual

Thursday, 10 October 2013
3:00 p.m.
Special Collections, Fogler Library

Maine – Beyond the Usual written by Marisue Pickering and John Pickering with photographs by John Pickering is for people who enjoy learning about Maine’s lesser-known places and their accompanying stories. Essays, photographs, and resources take travelers to 50 of Maine’s “beyond the usual” parks, monuments, churches, bridges, sculptures, museums, and more. Both the actual and the armchair traveler will enjoy the glimpses Maine – Beyond the Usual provides of the heritage, history, and cultures of this big and varied state.

For more information, contact Gretchen Gfeller at 581-1696

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