Special Collections

Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine

 


VISION STATEMENT

 To preserve and celebrate the history of Maine’s diversity. 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The University of Southern Maine’s Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine collects material documenting the ongoing histories of diverse communities. Current collections represent the African American, Jewish, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ communities. The Center promotes diversity and civil rights through research, education, and outreach.

 

 

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Collections

African American Collection 

Judaica Collection

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ Collection

Sampson Center General Collection

 

Map. Click to visit the Tableau site. You can see an interactive map of our collections by clicking on the graphic to the left. You will be taken to a site that uses Tableau, an innovative data visualization software that may not work on all mobile devices. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sampson Center Awards

Catalyst for Change Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Information about the Sampson Center

STRATEGIC PLANNING: INTO THE FUTURE

Board Directory

Governance Document

History

Programs and Publications

Support the Sampson Center

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For a brochure with information about the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, please contact Susie R. Bock by calling (207)780-4269, or emailing susie.bock@maine.edu