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Atwoods & Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1130


  • 1869-1871

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository..


1 box (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Atwoods & Company were manufacturers and dealers in flour located in Portland, Maine. The company letterhead indicates that it was a successor to Atwoods, Buck & Co., which had offices in Buckfield, Maine, and in Minneapolis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gift from Bob Foote in August 1982..


The collection contains financial records of the company including daybooks from 1869-1870 and ledgers from 1869-1871 as well as a volume recording company sales information, 1869-1871. Sales were to customers in such places as Paris, South Paris, Harrison, and Bethel, Maine. The collection also includes invoices to Atwoods & Co. for merchandise purchased from 1869-1871. Also found in the collection are programs for commencement exercises at Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine, for 1891, 1895, and 1898, as well as miscellaneous unidentified invoices, etc.
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Revision Statements

  • December 2014: finding aid revisiion description not supplied

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States