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Androscoggin and Kennebec Railroad Company Records

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

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

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.

Henry Ives Baldwin Papers

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.

Bangor Stone Ware Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1112-sc
Overview Invoices, orders, receipts, etc. received by the company or its owner for goods supplied or stoneware ordered. The collection also contains a few invoices, 1872-1877, to C.H. and R.W. Sawyer from various businesses in Bangor. Goods supplied include nails, powder, padlocks, meal, lard, etc.

Captain Bailey Bodwell's Company of U.S. Volunteers Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0882-sc
Overview The records for a company of volunteers commanded by Bailey Bodwell during the War of 1812. The records begin in Norway, Maine in January 1813 and end in July 1813. Records include requisitions for provisions, morning reports, and regimental orders. Portions of the record include business records of Bailey Bodwell written 1816 to 1822.

Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0063
Overview The collection contains records of Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company of Hurricane Island, Maine.

C. E. Thayer Son Business Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0494
Overview Documents of a general store in Winterport, Maine. Among the letters are some personal ones including one about petitioning in a murder / assault case.

Campbell Book Store Records

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.

Chandler Family Papers

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.

Roger Lincoln Deering Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0133

Diamond Match Company, Berst-Forster-Dixfield Division, Timber Unit Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0050
Overview Records of the Timber Unit of the Diamond Match Company's Berst-Forster-Dixfield Division.

Hollis C. Dunton Personal and Business Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0795-sc
Overview The personal and business papers of a businessman in Rumford, Maine. The personal papers include correspondence from Hollis's brother Charles living in California and from Hollis's wife "Nettie", correspondence about tourmalines, 3 small personal notebooks, a life insurance policy (in folio folder), and other miscellaneous correspondence. The records of the Oxford Mica Mining Company include correspondence, bills and receipts, agreements to lease mining rights, and records for the sale of stock...

Eastern Express Co. Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0711-sc
Overview A receipt book (4 pages) showing business conducted with J.P. Hooper, a merchant tailor in Bucksport, Maine.

Eli Sprague, Titcomb Bailey & Company Account for James Dyer

Identifier: SpC MS 1729-sc
Overview An account of an 18th century mill in the area of Baileysville, Maine for work, goods, and services performed by James Dyer.

Roscoe C. Emery Papers

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.

William Engel Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0168
Overview The collection contains records of William Engel's timberlands business and of the firm of Lowell & Engel.

Foster Drug Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0183

Hall Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0750-sc
Overview The papers of a family living in Bucksport, Maine. A large part of the papers are about Daniel Hall and his inventions. Included are correspondence relating to patents and marketing of the recumbent chair and bag tie, and bills of sale which are for supplies and repairs to the schooners Columbia, Lucy, and Yankee out of Bucksport, Maine. Many of the bills of sale refer to Samuel P. Hall and to S.P. Hall & Co. Correspondents include M.H. Wiley from Boston, R.H. Eddy of the American and...

Hamlin Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0219
Overview The Hamlin family papers consist primarily of the personal, political and business papers of Hannibal Hamlin, his sons Charles, Cyrus, Hannibal E., and Frank Hamlin, Charles Hamlin's son, Charles E. Hamlin and his wife, Myra Sawyer Hamlin, and their daughter, Louise Hamlin. The collection also includes papers of Hannibal Hamlin's brother, Elijah L. Hamlin and his son, Augustus C. Hamlin, as well as photographs, and materials about other family members.

Hazzard Shoe Company Business Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0235
Scope and Contents The business and financial records of the Hazzard Shoe Company of Augusta and Gardiner, Maine. Also includes records of the Emerson Shoe Company.

Hill and McLaughlin Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0708-sc
Overview Business records of a firm of merchants in the early 19th century.

Katahdin Iron Works Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0270
Overview Records of the Katahdin Iron Works, an iron producing company located near Brownville Junction, Maine. It also includes records of Piscataquis Iron Works, a successor to Katahdin, and records generated by Prentiss and Carlisle Company of Bangor while managing the timberland on the Iron Works property.

Lumber Shipments Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1059-sc
Overview A ledger recording lumber shipments. Entries record lumber sold by Eastern Mfg. Co., Wm. Engel & Co., and Sterns Lumber Co. There are no entries for Sargent Lbr Co. Entries include date, raft, kind of lumber, by whom sold, purchaser, vessel, and remarks.

Madawaska Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1054-sc
Overview Records of a company located in Bangor, Maine, involved in the logging industry in the 1920s and 1930s. The records include white forms which are scale reports listing various logging contractors, specie, and quantity cut in Township 11 Range 13 in the Umsaskis and Priestly districts from Dec. 1927 to March 1928. The yellow forms list the names of individuals working for the Madawaska Company paid from its Clayton Lake office and indicate the distribution of work performed in various sources of...

Maine Times Newspaper Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0323

Maine Typothetae Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0597
Overview Contains records of Maine Typothetae, Portland, Maine, including correspondence, 1920-1926, of executive secretary Edward A. Harris and administrative subject files containing member and customer lists, payroll records of various member companies, communications from United Typothetae of America and statistical information. Collection also contains newsletters and other publications produced 1923-1926 by other Typothetae organizations.

Martinon Lumber Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0329
Overview The collection contains business records of the Martinon Lumber Company from 1916 to 1926.

Gideon Mayo Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0331
Overview Records from Mayo's involvement in various businesses in the Orono, Maine area and as an agent for several sawmills on the Stillwater River, including the Basin Mills, the Island Mills, and the Orono Manufacturing Company.

Earl M. McChesney Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0781
Overview Papers and business records of Earl M. McChesney, a forester and land surveyor from Bangor, Maine.

Ernest E. McIntyre Store Journals

Identifier: SpC MS 0335
Overview A collection of store journals including ledgers, cash books, check books, and personal accounts.

Frances Robinson Mitchell Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0350
Scope and Contents This collection contains both materials reflecting the life, interests, and activities of Frances Robinson Mitchell and materials which document the Robinson family's work in the lumbering and timberlands business in northern Maine. Included are correspondence, business records, photographs, newspaper clippings, deeds, leases, reports, tax documents, and plans.

Parsons Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0386
Scope and Contents The Parsons family papers consist primarily of the business records and personal papers of George Parsons and his sons Henry and William Usher Parsons. They reflect the involvement of the Parsons family in the banking, interurban railroad, steel and coal businesses, primarily in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama. The papers are arranged in four series: Business records, Personal papers, Records of Parsons family trusts, and Ancillary materials. Each series has several sub-series....

Pejepscot National Bank Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0791-sc
Overview The records of a national bank in Brunswick, Maine. Included are three forms from the U.S. Treasury Department relating to the condition of the bank's notes.

Penobscot Lumbering Association Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0398
Overview The Penobscot Lumbering Association records consist primarily of legal, financial, and lumbering records maintained by the Association from the time of its incorporation in 1854 through the early 20th century. The collection is arranged in seven series: Organization and Administration, Financial, Purchasing, Labor, Lumbering Operations, Miscellaneous, and Ancillary Companies.

John Judson Pike Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1733-sc
Overview Hand written ledger lists work completed by those employed by Pike who appear to have been repaid mostly in goods, including corn, potatoes, clothing, pistols and other supplies.

Reynolds Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1145-sc
Overview Personal and business papers of the Reynolds family of Addison, Maine, including Warren W. Reynolds, Frank W. Reynolds, and Charlotte Reynolds.

Daniel T. Richardson Business and Personal Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0435
Scope and Contents The Daniel T. Richardson papers cover the period during and after the Civil War in East Baldwin, Maine. Included are records of Richardson's retail store, his town service, his political involvement, his postal service, and papers pertaining to his pension claims service.

Ring Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0436

Business records of Edmund T. Ring and scrapbooks documenting the career of his son, Edgar E. Ring, both of Orono, Maine. Edmund appears to have operated a grocery store there and also operated a sawmill under the firm name E.T. Ring and Son.

Shaw Family Business Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1061-sc
Overview The collection includes bills and receipts from 1849-1871 of both Albert Shaw & Co. and Daniel Shaw & Co. Some are for operations on the Roach River in 1853-1854 and 1855-1857. The collection also contains incoming business correspondence to Milton G. Shaw from 1854-1857 and bills, etc. to the estate of Albert Shaw, 1868-1870.

Thomas W. Smith Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0469
Overview Records of Thomas W. Smith, principal partner in various firms selling dry-goods, groceries, and hardware between Augusta, Maine and Boston. Arranged in two series: Business Records and Augusta Bank Records.

Jasper Jacob Stahl Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0478
Overview Papers of a historian of Waldoboro, Maine including correspondence, research notes, and clippings relating to Stahl's history of Waldoboro and to Germans in Maine.

Clarence C. Stetson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0481
Overview Personal papers of Clarence C. Stetson who was born in Bangor, Maine, in 1884, the son of Edward and Edith Stetson.

Stetson Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0480
Overview The Stetson family papers consist primarily of the business and personal papers of George Stetson, his sons Edward and Isaiah Kidder, and Isaiah's son Irving G. Stetson. They reflect the involvement of the Stetsons in the lumbering, slate mining, ice harvesting, and banking businesses in Bangor, Maine, the northern woods of Maine, and in New Brunswick.

Paul E. Taylor Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0489
Overview The collection consists of printed documents and manuscript material collected by Paul E. Taylor; it reflects his wide-ranging interests. The collection is arranged in two series. Series I, Printed Material, includes books, pamphlets, catalogs, advertisements, etc.; Series II, Manuscript Material, contains original documents including diaries, letters, logbooks of vessels, scrapbooks, family papers, etc. The published items are mostly concerned with the history of Maine, New England and New...

Telos Canal Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1064-sc
Overview The records of a logging company in Maine. Included are copies of the incorporation papers of 1846, financial papers of the company from 1903 to 1919, statements of tolls, minutes of meetings, correspondence, and tax papers. Included also are two copies of a document Telos Lake, from Report of Land Agent of Maine of 1841, printed by order of Senate of January 14, 1840. Included also is a map of the Upper St. John River; two copies of a newspaper clipping from the Bangor Daily News (Aug. 22,...

James B. Vickery Research Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0601
Overview The research papers contain materials collected by James Vickery concerning Maine and Bangor, Maine history including biographies and family information. Types of materials include research notes and photocopies of clippings, reprints, business and municipal records, and reports.

Frederick A. Wood Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0638
Overview Business papers of Frederick A. Wood of the village of East Lebanon, Maine. Very little information is available about Mr. Wood, but from materials in the collection it appears that he was in the lumber business, dealing in wood, especially cedar, cut near Caribou and New Sweden, Maine.