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A. Hobson & Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0250
Scope and Contents Financial records of a retail store in Standish, Maine from 1849 to 1851.

Abbot, Maine Tax Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0859-sc
Overview Tax collector's record book for the town of Abbot, Maine for the year 1894. Includes names of residents and amount of taxes paid.

Edmund Abbott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0685-sc
Overview The papers of a student from Winterport, Maine, studying to become a physician at Maine State College in Orono and the University Medical College of New York.

Samuel Vincent Abbott Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0001
Scope and Contents Ledger recording accounts of sawmill owned by Samuel Vincent Abbott in Rumford, Maine.

Account Book (1806-1809)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0592

Account Book (1806-1840)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1335-sc
Scope and Contents Pages from an account book of an unidentified person recording items purchased and work done. The name Alexander P. Thompson of Sebec, Maine, is frequently mentioned in the text, which includes a loan agreement for $1,000 between Thompson and Benjamin Bunker of Blue Hill, Maine, as well as a list of guarantees to Thompson's widow dated 1831. Items purchased include corn, rye, potatoes, apples, cider, etc. Payment is recorded for work such as hauling goods, working on roads, haying, use of oxen,...

Account Book (1829-1855)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1468-sc
Overview An account book of an unidentified person, probably from Westbrook, Maine. The volume details purchases made and work done for and by various individuals. The transactions involve metals such as tin plate, clocks, hardware and general labor. The volume also includes entries outlining money borrowed and loaned.

Account Book (1844-1852)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0973-sc
Overview An account book from a general store in Lovell, Maine.

Account Book (1844-1860)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0589

Account Book (1851-1853)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0880-sc
Overview An account book of a store in Tremont, Maine. Includes loose page listing letters remaining in Seal Cove Post Office, Dec. 29, 1852.

Account Book (1861-1865)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0591

Account Book (1879-1882)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1241-sc
Overview Account book used to record cash received and cash expenditures between 1879 and 1882 for an unidentified businessman, possibly from Bucksport, Maine. The volume records a mixture of personal and business expenses with entries for buying fruit, newspaper and magazine subscriptions, items of clothing, etc. Entries also detail travel expenses to communities in Washington County, Maine as well as to Bangor, Maine, and Boston. Some entries seem to be for expenses connected with mining.

Account Book (1882-1884)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0926-sc
Overview An account book of an unidentified lumber company possibly in the Portland, Maine area.

Account Book (1898)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0024
Scope and Contents Appears to be a listing of subscription accounts for people in different towns in Maine. The first entries are for people in Ashland, Maine.

Account Book (1939-1943)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1337-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by an unidentified person, probably a resident of East Machias, Maine, to list sales of live bait from 1939 to 1944 and in 1947. The volume also lists sales of agricultural products such as pigs and eggs.

Account Book (undated)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0590

Account Book with Clippings (circa 1878)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0005
Scope and Contents Account book with clippings relating to Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain pasted over first pages. Includes autograph and photographic portrait.

Account Book with Recipes (undated)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0823-sc
Overview An account book containing handwritten recipes and newspaper clippings glued to the pages. The collector is unidentified.

Account Books (1907-1930)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1011-sc
Overview Two account books covering the years 1907-1917 and 1918-Jan. 1930. Also included are records of road labor during the winter months from 1907-1917 and 1918-1927.

Charles B. Adams Notebook of Term

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1351-sc
Scope and Contents Class notes kept by Adams for a course in science at the Medical School of Maine. The volume contains a dedication to Clara Boutelle of Brunswick, Maine.

Jeannette F. (Lamb) Adams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0657-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Folded letter with envelope. Letter refers to Joshua Chamberlain. Mrs. Horace G. Allen (nee Grace Dupee Chamberlain) was his daughter.

Mary L. Adams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0658-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. A letter and complimentary tickets sent to the State Highway Commission inviting representatives to join an opening celebration for Orr's and Bailey Island Bridge. The Orr's Island Bridge was first proposed in 1829.

Thomas Adams Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0659-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter to Charles Cate, son-in-law of Thomas Adams. Relates to J. Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, slavery.

Agricultural Society of Maine Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0688-sc
Overview The records of an agricultural society. Included are the original handwritten records and 2 copies of the typewritten transcription of the original records.

Airline Road & Airline Community Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six interviews done by Joan Brooks and Jack Beard focused on the history of the Airline Road (Rt. 9 from Bangor to Calais, ME) and the Airline community ca. 1900.

James Alden Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0649-sc
Overview Autograph signed letter between friends and officers: an update on military requests by Walker through Alden and local updates.

James Alden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0650-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter between friends and officers. Mentions a check for 45.00 for a bookcase (see letter of May 8, 1869). Update on happenings: political, military and personal.

James Alden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0660-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter between friends and officers. Alden updates Walker on his request for additional marines, moving of personal effects, payment of a bookcase and political news.

Student Organizations. University of Maine All Maine Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA RG 0009-004
Overview The records include a history of the organization, membership information, correspondence, financial records, and information about special projects and events.

Allan's Hotel (Dennysville, Maine) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0009
Scope and Contents Note The records include 3 hotel registers (July 14, 1866-Feb. 17, 1870; Feb. 17, 1870-March 14, 1872; Dec. 6, 1878-Aug. 18, 1881).

Charles Edwin Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0008
Overview Business and personal letters written to Charles Allen between 1867 and 1911 by friends, business associates, political and labor figures and those interested in local history.

Fred H. Allen Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0992-sc
Overview Letters of a farmer and log driver in the late 19th century.

Alpha Omicron Pi, Bangor Alumnae Chapter Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1471-sc
Overview A volume containing minutes of meetings, 1915-1930, of the Bangor, Maine, alumnae chapter of the sorority Alpha Omicron Pi. The chapter consisted of members from within a twenty-five mile radius of Bangor. The minutes record activities such as fund raising for the new Alpha Omicron Pi house on the University of Maine campus, establishing a scholarship at the university in 1921, and various philanthropic activities, as well as Founders' Day parties to celebrate the founding of the sorority in...

Alumni Organizations/Development. University of Maine. Alumni Association Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0013-001
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Alumni Association (also known as the General Alumni Association), but there are also photographic material.The record series Alumni Association Publications contains various University of Maine Alumni Association Publications, including newsletters and the University of Maine Bulletin. The records do not contain complete runs of the publications. Copies of the publications are also stored in Special...

Amadamast Fishing Club (Orono, Me.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0689-sc
Overview The records of a fishing club. Included are minutes of meetings, financial records, savings deposit books, photographs, photographic negatives, slides, inventories, correspondence, receipts, original drawings, and a map of the Appalachian Trail from Katahdin to Mt. Bigelow published in 1934.

American Almanac Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0013
Scope and Contents Collection includes Leavitt's Farmer's Almanack (42 items) from 1856 to 1927 (not inclusive) as well as miscellaneous almanacs published in the U.S. from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Also includes photocopy of "Chronological list of Massachusetts almanacs 1639-1850" from the American Antiquarian Society, April 1912, p. 41-134.

American Association of University Women Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0012
Overview Correspondence, reports, minutes, membership lists, programs, history and other records of Orono Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

American Realty Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1111-sc
Overview Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine, are...

American Red Cross, Castine Chapter Cash Book No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1229-sc
Overview Treasurer's cashbook for a chapter of the American Red Cross in Castine, Maine. The volume records amounts paid for various expenses of the chapter including war relief, school milk and school lunch programs, etc.

American Sermons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0459

American Thread Company/Russell Carey

 Collection
Identifier: MF055
Scope and Contents A collection of fourteen accessions deposited by University of Maine graduate student, Russell Carey between March, 1992 and November, 1993. The accessions feature videotaped interviews (some contain audio only) with workers at the American Thread Company’s wooden spool mill in Milo, Maine, and contributed to research for Carey’s Master’s thesis entitled 3,750,000,000 Perfect Wooden Spools (University of Maine, 1994) (See NA 2329). The collective oral history of the mill’s workers documents...

American University in Bulgaria Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0014
Overview This collection contains information concerning the development and operation of AUB. Included are board meeting minutes, inter-office correspondence, publicly released official documents, AUB newsletters, informational pamphlets and postings, site evaluations, and material concerning the development of the AUB library.

Ames Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1260

Ames Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0017
Overview The collection contains the business records and personal papers of members of the Ames family of Machias, Maine. It centers on papers of John K. Ames and his sons, Frank and Alfred Ames and also has records of S.W. Pope and Company and the Machias Lumber Company.

John Ames Travel Films

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0016
Scope and Contents Travel films made by John Ames.

Rufus Ames Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0018
Scope and Contents Accounts from a general store. First page: "John Brown credit 6 fish.." 1899. Some of the accounts are for the schooner Uranus.

Amity, Maine Town Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1251-sc
Overview Copies of documents submitted to the town clerk, mainly discharges for mortgages, financial notes, and records of goods sold by one individual to another.

James Andrews Seaman's Journal and Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0690-sc
Overview Includes a journal of voyages in 1817-1819 on the ship Osprey commanded by Stephan Brown. One of the voyages was from Salem to Canton, China and back. Includes also a linen-covered journal with questions and answers of a mathematical nature: salary, measurements, geometric problems, trigonometry, and sailing as well as methods for keeping a ship's log.

Jonathan Andrews Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1692-sc
Overview Account book for blacksmith Jonathan Andrews of Scarborough, Maine.

Androscoggin and Kennebec Railroad Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0019
Overview Primarily records of the treasurer's office of the Waterville, Maine, railroad company.

"Anna May: Eighty-Two Years in New England” Julie Hunter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF002
Scope and Contents Anna Sevigny, interviewed by Julia Hunter, 1977, Hanover, New Hampshire. Series of interviews with about her life history. Topics covered include Irish immigrant ancestry; education levels; misunderstandings of different cultures; living conditions as a new arrival to the United States; disposition of parents. Also included is information about North Hartland, VT - description of social life and mills in the region as well as tenants; learning women's roles; chores; marriage; sewing and...

ANT 325 Halloween Holiday Traditions Collection

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Identifier: MF022
Scope and Contents Material collected for ANT 325 (Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork), fall 1985. Class materials collected pertaining to Halloween traditions in Maine. Eight-two individual accessions including tapes and transcripts and note cards containing citations of Halloween references in late 19th and early 20th century Maine newspapers. Interviewee ages range from 8 to 88 years old. Topics discussed include costumes; trick or treating; school and parties; Halloween treats; Finnish Easter; pranks;...

Anyplace Wild Video Tapes and Press Materials

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Identifier: SpC MS 0020
Scope and Contents The collection includes 21 videorecordings from the first and second seasons of the PBS series Anyplace wild. Also included are printed companion guides to season 1 and season 2. One of the videorecordings in the collection is "Echoes of a log drive : whitewater canoeing Maine's Machias River.".

Aphid Reprints Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0021
Scope and Contents A collection of journal reprints from around 1885 to 1972 dealing with aphids. The collection was begun by Edith M. Patch and continued by members of the Entomology Department including Leo W. Boulanger, a faculty member in the department from 1955 to 1970.

Samuel Appleton Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1324-sc
Overview A daybook from the general store of Samuel Appleton in Waterville, Maine. The volume records names of customers, their purchases and the prices paid. Items purchased include crackers, coffee, stockings, flannel, Irish linen, brandy, etc.

Nathaniel S. Arey Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1187-sc
Overview A volume used by Nathaniel S. Arey of Hampden, Maine, to record his daily work activities. Arranged by customer name, the volume details such work as use of wagon and oxen or horse, getting logs out, hauling logs or rocks, etc. It also records agricultural products sold, including potatoes, apples, beef, pumpkins, etc.

Argument for Maine Statehood Broadside

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Identifier: SpC MS 1604-sc
Scope and Contents Broadside signed by residents of Pittston, Maine, arguing for the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts and suggesting that the legislature authorize a convention of delegates from all towns in the district "to declare the sense of their constituents, to frame a constitution ... and to do and transact all things ... necessary to the ... establishment of a separate and independent state." Signed on verso Feb. 9, 1803 by David Cobb, president of the...

Argyle Boom Collection

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Identifier: MF003
Scope and Contents The Argyle Boom Collection consists of approximately seventy-five hours of tape recorded interviews (now digitized). The interviews deal with Argyle Boom, which was one of several locations at which logs that had been cut upriver and floated or “driven” down the Penobscot River were sorted before being sent on to the lumber mills in Old Town, Orono, Veazie, Bangor, and Brewer, Maine, from approximately 1900 to 1930. The material includes interviews with people who had worked on the boom and...

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Overview Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Aroostook Oral History Project

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Identifier: MF004
Scope and Contents Aroostook Oral History Project, 1971-1972, which resulted in a collection of 119 cassettes (now digitized), totaling 73 hours, with interviews of more than 150 people covering a wide range of topics; i.e., early county history, early farming and machinery, the Aroostook War, railroading, lumbering, potato farming, maple sugar making, folksongs, folklore, folk medicine, politics, town meetings, cross-border migration, smuggling, Indians, sporting camps, schools and schooling, tall tales,...

Articles of Agreement for the Schooner Eddington

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Identifier: SpC MS 1497-sc
Overview Articles of agreement between master and seamen showing time and place of entry, names, stations, wages, time of service, etc., of captain and crew.

Articles of Agreement for the Ship Crescent

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Identifier: SpC MS 1313-sc
Overview Articles of agreement for the ship Crescent of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with John Rogers or Rodgers as master. The documents list names of crew members, their stations and pay for voyages from the port of New Orleans to Le Havre and other ports in Europe. The agreement dated 1835 consists of the top half of the document only. The collection also includes a shipmaster's license for John J. Wade of Barrington, Nova Scotia, issued in 1867 by the American Shipmasters' Association in New York.

Artist's Reproduction of the Madrid Codex

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Identifier: SpC MS 0818-sc
Overview An artist's reproduction of the Madrid Codex. Includes a sketchbook and 5 leaves of drawings.

Asa Adams School Bicentennial Box

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Identifier: SpC MS 0051
Overview Contains collection of projects made by Asa Adams School 3rd grade students during the 1975-1976 academic year.

Isaac Asimov Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0651-sc
Overview Typewritten letter signed. Letter apologizes for not being able to write an article for White within the "foreseeable future."

Association of Teacher Educators in Maine Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1224-sc
Overview Records of the organization including its constitution, minutes of the executive board, 1987-1992, financial records, and membership lists, as well as information about conferences.

William E. Atlee Letter, July 17, 1898, Manila Bay

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Identifier: SpC MS 1355-sc
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter addressed to "My dear friend" and written by Atlee on board the Revenue Cutter Hugh McCulloch. The letter describes the actions of the McCulloch in guarding the mouth of the Malabou River near Manila and gives a detailed account of the Battle of Manila Bay.

Atomic Power Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0025

Margaret F. Atwood War Ration Books

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Identifier: SpC MS 1625-sc
Overview World War II ration books 1, 2, an 4 issued to Margaret F. Atwood, Orono, Maine. Issued by local board no. 1210-5, Old Town, Maine. Books 1 and 4 contain some stamps.

Atwoods & Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1130

Isaac Austin Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1196-sc
Overview A volume used by Isaac Austin to record information about his work, mostly as a farm laborer, and the use of his horses and oxen. Entries in the volume are headed Windsor, Hartland, Bridgewater, and Lowell, Maine. The book was also used from 1874 to 1878 by N.I. Austin to record his time working on roads, shoveling, hauling shingles, threshing, etc.

H. W. Averill Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1016-sc
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.

AY125/ANT325/ANT425/AY197/198 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork

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Identifier: MF130
Scope and Contents Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.

Elisha Ayer Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0654-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Addressed to the "Wright Honarable" Col. Thomas Cutts, Esq. Begins as a personal letter and then turns to business about supplying iron.

George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0653-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written "Camping in the woods near Patomac Creek Station, Va," during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is less than pleased with the organization and leadership of the army and the war, in general.

George W. Ayer Letter (November 16, 1862)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0652-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written in Warrington, Va., during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is eager to know of news from home. Discusses much information about the war becoming "political" and the "armey" becoming "democrat."

Gregory Baker Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0029
Overview The collection contains Gregory Baker's photographs and negatives of logging and lumbering operations and railroad construction in northern Maine in the early part of the 20th century. The collection contains glass plate negatives, photographs and cellulose negatives.

Lyman M. Baker Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0693-sc
Overview An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.

William J. Baker Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0030

Henry Ives Baldwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0031
Overview Contains correspondence, documents, research project reports, articles and radio scripts relating to conservation, forestry, wood utilization and Baldwin's career as research forester for the New Hampshire Forestry and Recreation Commission and president of the Northern Wood Utilization Council.

Baldwin, Maine Town Warrant : Notice of Town Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1364-sc
Scope and Contents Document issued by Joseph Richardson, Zebulon Larrabee and Samuel Sawyer, selectmen of the town of Baldwin, Maine, authorizing John Burnell, constable of the town, to summon residents to a town meeting.

Sidney Baldwin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0655-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Discusses "winter" letters Baldwin sent to Hahn for his historical files.

C. T. Ball Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0032

Lewis W. Ball Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc
Overview Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc. Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th...

John W. Ballou Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0656-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Written on Sheriff's office stationary. Refers to papers sent to Zina about Bowdoinham and asks for acknowledgement of their receipt. Refers to Bro. Plummer and to other personal matters.