Contributed by Abplanalp Library, UNE
The Rev. Sullivan Holman McCollester (1826-1921) began working at Westbrook Seminary in April 1861.
He served as principal for eight years, leading the school into a period of growth.
Under his leadership, the school received a charter as a Female College in 1863, the first state-chartered institution of the kind in New England.
He left Westbrook in 1866 due to ill health.
About This Item
- Title: S. H. McCollester, Westbrook Seminary, ca. 1865
- Creation Date: circa 1865
- Subject Date: circa 1865
- Local Name: Stevens Plains
- Town: Portland, Westbrook
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Carte de visite
- Local Code: Faculty photographs
- Collection: Westbrook College History Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Abplanalp Library, UNE
716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103
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LC Subject Headings
- Universities & colleges--Maine
- McCollester, Sullivan H.--Portrait photographs
- University of New England. Westbrook College Campus
- Westbrook College
- Westbrook Seminary--People
- Westbrook Junior College
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