Finding aid prepared by Zachary Enright, 13 August 2014
Collection number 000
Title Dorothy M. Healy collection
Dates 1900-1987, bulk 1964-1987
Extent .25 Linear Feet
Dorothy Healy came to Westbrook College shortly after graduating from Boston University in 1936. For over fifty years she was a forceful presence on the campus, and in her numerous administrative capacities throughout the years, a vociferous advocate and spokesperson for the College. Her career began when she came to Westbrook Junior College as a teacher of English Literature. For more than five decades she served the College in public relations and development, and as editor and author of college publications. Since 1959 Dorothy served as curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection, which she founded with Grace Dow. Ms. Healy passed away October 16, 1990.
Collection Scope and Content
The Dorothy Healy collection currently contains 2 series, records collected by Ms. Healy documenting the history of the buildings and grounds which make up the Westbrook college campus and The Mirror, a small publication edited by Ms. Healy 1961-1972.
The original order has been maintained.