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H. W. Averill Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1016-sc

An account book from 1895 to 1898 listing workers on the dams on the East Branch of the Penobscot River . Under each worker's name are listed supplies he bought and how many days he worked on the dams during the log driving season from August to October. Included also in the account book are descriptions of the work needed on the Grand Lake Dam, Webster Dam, and Telos Dam in 1895, 1897 and 1898. Included are summaries of letters written by H. W. Averill describing the work to be done on the dams.

Dates

  • 1895-1898

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

1 folder (1 item)

Overview

An account book from 1895 to 1898 listing workers on the dams on the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Included also in the account book are descriptions of the work needed on the Grand Lake Dam, Webster Dam, and Telos Dam in 1895, 1897 and 1898.

Biographical Note

Little is known about H. W. Averill whose name is on the account book. He lived in Old Town, Maine and worked as a scaler in the lumber industry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from DeWolfe & Wood, Alfred, Maine in July 2002.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the H. W. Averill Account Book
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686