Florence James was born November 6, 1912, and attended Bates College, graduating with honors in 1933. While at Bates, she participated in the Outing Club, Student Government and House Council. She married Lawrence A. Cyr and lived in Scarborough, Maine, where she pursued her interests in birding, antiquing, and gardening.
The collection is comprised of correspondence, bird counts and notes about bird sightings in and around Portland, Maine compiled by Florence James Cyr. It includes her monthly inventories of birds sighted from 1994 to 2003.
The collection is in chronological order.
The collection is open for research.
The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.
These records are indexed under the following headings in the Bates College Library catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Cyr, Florence James, 1912-
Gift of Gary Jordan, 2007. Accession No.: 07-028.
Florence James Cyr papers, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.
Processed by Kat Stefko, 2007.
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