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A. Hobson & Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0250

Edmund Abbott Papers

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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

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

Account Book (1806-1809)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0592

Account Book (1829-1855)

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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)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0589

Account Book (1851-1853)

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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)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0591

Account Book (1879-1882)

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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)

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

Account Book (1898)

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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 (undated)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0590

Account Book with Clippings (circa 1878)

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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)

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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)

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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.

Allan's Hotel (Dennysville, Maine) Records

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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).

Ames Family Papers

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Isaac Austin Account Book

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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

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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.

C. T. Ball Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0032

Eli G. Banker Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0995-sc
Overview An account book of a resident of Berwick, Maine.

John S. Bean Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1169-sc
Overview A volume used by John S. Bean of Farmington, Maine, to record his work history, including the days he worked and the wages he earned. The volume was also used by Bernice S. Bean, a member of the Farmington High School class of 1907, as a daily diary in January and February of an unidentified year. Carroll E. Whitney, Fairbanks, Maine, is also written inside the front cover of the volume. Carroll Whitney and the Whitney family are mentioned frequently in Bernice Bean's diary.

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Overview Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Francis Bemis Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 0047

Blunt and Hinman Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0059

Boothbay House Hotel Register

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Identifier: SpC MS 0064

Edward Bourne Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1034-sc
Overview An account book belonging to Edward Bourne of Readfield, Maine. Some of the records are for Jedediah Bourne who may have been Edward's brother.

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...

Neil Brackley Diary and History

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Identifier: SpC MS 0869-sc
Overview The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.

Simon Bradley Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1182-sc
Overview A volume used as an account book and diary by Simon Bradley, who appears to have been a farmer in Parsonsfield, Maine. The volume also contains copies of some of Bradley's correspondence both to family members and to business associates.

Jonathan Brown Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1148-sc
Overview Ledger recording goods sold and work done for various individuals as well as for the town of Freeman, Maine. Goods sold include shoes, handkerchiefs, woolen cloth, etc., as well as hay, rye and other agricultural products. Work done for the town and others includes haying, hauling with a team, appraising land, laying a road, etc. The back of the volume also has a few entries from 1874-1880 for work done by other members of the Brown family.

Bryant & Stratton Business College Student Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1698-sc
Overview A ledger prepared by an unidentified student as an exercise in bookkeeping using data presented in Bryant & Stratton's counting house book-keeping.

Bushelling Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1072-sc
Overview Daybook, or bushelling book, of an unidentified tailor or seamstress. Entries are for mending, pressing or altering garments and give names of customers and amounts charged. Also includes a cash book, 1909-1913, and an inventory book, 1905-1909, listing types and amounts of fabrics on hand and their cost.

Joseph Butler and James Otis Bradbury Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1060-sc
Overview An account book used by 2 unrelated residents in Maine. Joseph Butler recorded his accounts with Irving A. Butler, John N. Butler, Jethrow Hurd, Wm. Goodwin, and Moses Goodwin from January to November of 1859. James Otis Bradbury used the account book to record his cash accounts from March 1879 to January 1883.

C. E. Foster & Co. Car Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1190-sc
Overview The volume is arranged by customer name and primarily lists shipments of bark. It also contains financial and other information about the company, including equipment and supplies purchased for and used at various logging camps, lists of the company's wild lands, and statements of debts and credits. Much of the land was in Weld and Woodstock, Maine.

Campbell Book Store Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0082
Overview A collection of the business records of a retail book store owned and operated by Charles E. Campbell in Portland, Maine. Includes ledgers, account books, inventories, and auditors' reports.

Carding Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1640-sc
Overview A document from an unidentified compiler recording carding done, numbers of rolls, and money owed and paid to various individuals. The volume covers July and August, 1843 and includes a list of names of those included in the document.

Cashbook (1917-1919)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0981-sc
Overview A cashbook for the period 1917 Jan. 1 to 1919 Oct. 30. Cash expenditures are listed for Maine Water Co., electric bill, telephone bill, bills for labor, and other bills at the homestead. Other entries are for bills for several different houses. There is no information about the owner of the cashbook or in what town the owner lived.

Central Maine Power Company Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 1008
Overview Records from 40 small electric companies established in Maine in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The companies subsequently were acquired by Central Maine Power Company between 1910 and 1965.

Chandler Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0094
Overview Consists of business and personal papers of several generations of the family as well as materials concerning the town of New Gloucester, Maine.

D. K. Chase Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1082-sc
Overview Account book from Calais, Maine, possibly of Daniel Kimball Chase. Book has entries for business transactions and for items purchased, 1849-1862. A second volume continues the entries through 1864; the second volume also has unidentified entries for financial notes held and other financial information, 1878-1909.

Dwight A. Clarke Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1297-sc
Overview A ledger used to record sales of cattle, oxen, and other livestock. No information is given in the ledger to indicate Dwight Clarke's place of residence.

John D. Coburn Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0695-sc
Overview A record of accounts. It would appear that the first part of the ledger is a practice ledger which includes definitions and notes about how to keep a book of accounts. The last part of the ledger beginning on p. 39 includes personal expenses of John D. Coburn.

Coe Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Overview Consist primarily of business records of the brothers Eben S. Coe and Thomas Upham Coe, with a few papers of Thomas's wife, Sada L. Coe.

Colson & Rhoades Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0109

Colwell Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1727
Scope and Contents

Family papers, calendars, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, photographs, and clippings of Maine author Miriam Colwell and her partner, the artist Chenoweth Hall. Cole family papers include business records of the Deasy and Handy Country Store, several Cole family businesses, journals, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information for the community of Prospect Harbor.

Guy S. Cooley Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0954-sc
Overview An account book of a blacksmith in Solon, Maine in the early 1920s.

Timothy Copp Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1180-sc
Overview A ledger used by Timothy Copp to record business transactions at one of his businesses, perhaps the sawmill.

Crescent Lake Canning Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1041-sc
Overview Records of a corn canning company in Webb's Mills (part of the town of Casco, Maine) on Crescent Lake during the early 20th century.

Croswell Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0782
Overview Business records of the Croswell family, long-time owners of a general store in Farmington, Maine.

Ann W. Curtis Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0952-sc
Overview An account book of a resident of Kennebunk, Maine.

Deasy Handy General Store and Post Office Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0131
Overview The records of a general store, its owners and a post office in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Includes correspondence, account books, receipts, catalogues, invoices and vouchers. The records of the post office include registered package and letter records, stamps, parcel records, money orders, Postmaster's correspondence and postal guides. The bulk of the records date from 1870-1890. Some of the letters reflect Daniel Deasy's and J. W. Handy's former professions as sea captains.

Roderick W. Delano Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1682-sc
Overview A ledger maintained, 1890-1912, by Roderick W. Delano, town treasurer of Verona, Maine.

Dennysville, Maine Sawmill Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0274-sc
Overview Three ledgers containing the records of a sawmill in Dennysville, Maine, during the middle of the 19th century. Two of the ledgers are organized by log brands and cover the years 1835 to 1878. The third ledger seems to record the receipt of logs from a log drive. Included are records of who sawed and hauled the logs, by whom they were surveyed and rafted, by whom shipped, destination, and purchaser. Names mentioned frequently are John Kilby, Theosophilus Kilby, Benjamin Foster, John Mayhew, and...

Devereux Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0139
Overview Papers of various members of the Devereux family of Penobscot, Maine, as well as materials from other residents of Penobscot and Castine, Maine.

Dodge & Kennedy Account Book and Invoices

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Identifier: SpC MS 0925-sc
Overview An account book and 3 invoices from Dodge & Kennedy, dealers in groceries and provisions in Portland, Maine. The account is in the name of Mr. Paine and lists his purchases.

Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0145
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers and invoice books covering the years 1895 to 1916.

Charles J. Dunn Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0150
Scope and Contents The collection covers his entire legal career, his term as Treasurer of the University of Maine, and his term as Maine Supreme Court Judge. Included are correspondence, letters, bills, and receipts. The legal papers include records of cases involving assaults, divorce, estates, collections, bankruptcies, and pensions. Also included are records of the University of Maine (1896-1936), the draft board (WWI), and the town of Orono (1833-1914).

George B. Dunn Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0151
Scope and Contents The papers of a lumberman and farmer in Houlton, Maine. Included are account books, financial records, correspondence, deeds, leases, ledgers, receipts, Dunn family papers, stumpage records, tax information, and time books.

Isaac Dyer Ledger No. 3

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Identifier: SpC MS 1170-sc
Overview A ledger recording financial transactions of Isaac Dyer of Baldwin, Maine. He appears to have owned a sawmill there.

E. L. Staples Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1206-sc
Overview Ledger of an unidentified lumber business, probably that of E.L. Staples, Lewiston, Maine. The company, owned by Ernest L. Staples, was a box and lumber manufacturer and dealt in lumber, moldings, flooring, doors, windows, and box shooks. It also did band-sawing, planing and jobbing.

E. Plummer and Sons Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0413
Overview The collection consists of four unidentified volumes. By their dates, it is assumed that they mostly concern the firm of E. Plummer and Sons, incorporated in 1901.

E. R. Wingate & Co. Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1327-sc
Overview Ledger from a general store listing names of customers, goods sold and their prices. Items include tobacco, flour, herring, needles, flannel, etc. The location of the business is not indicated.

Eastern Maine General Hospital School of Nursing Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0167
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, and student progress reports are also included.

Albert S. Eells Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0161
Overview The collection contains records from Albert Eells's grocery business in Camden, Maine and his shipyard in Rockport, Maine.

Roscoe C. Emery Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0166
Overview Papers related to Roscoe C. Emery's roles as a politician, newspaper editor, real estate agent and insurance agent in Eastport, Maine.

Excelsior Mill Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0026

F. B. Blanchard & Co. Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1194-sc
Overview Includes a daybook and corresponding ledger with index for a general store in Waterville, Maine. Goods purchased include sugar, candles, cider, flannel, tobacco, pork, apples, etc.

John Fairbanks Store Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 0171