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Edmund Abbott Papers

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.

Student Organizations. University of Maine All Maine Women Records

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.

Amadamast Fishing Club (Orono, Me.) Records

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 Realty Company Records

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...

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.

Gregory Baker Papers

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.

C. T. Ball Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 0032

Bangor, Maine Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0033

Alice Barrows Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Overview The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...

George Lafayette Beal Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0867-sc
Overview Papers of an army officer in the Civil War. Included are handwritten letters by George Lafayette Beal during the Civil War, a photocopy of an autobiography including Beal's service record, and a photograph of Beal.

Edward Robie Berry Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0049

T. A. Bisson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0054
Scope and Contents

Papers of a scholar in international relations of the Far East. Included are correspondence, Yenan (1937) records, photographs, newspaper clippings, books collected by Bisson, and reprints of his works.

Blaisdell Family Photograph Album

Identifier: SpC MS 1512-sc
Overview Photograph album by an unidentified compiler documenting members of the Blaisdell family of Winterport, Maine and New York City. Most photographs are identified and many show scenes in Winterport and Bayside, Maine. Also pictured are other areas of Maine as well as photographs taken in Bradford, Pa., Arizona, California, Tennessee, Italy, Puerto Rico and India. In addition to members of the family, the photos also show images of various family homes, businesses, etc.

University Of Maine System. Board Of Trustee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0002-002
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information particularly meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and supporting material from University of Maine Board of Trustee and various committees (both standing and ad-hoc committees), biographical information related to individual University of Maine trustees, chairs, sectaries, and clerks, and various files on subjects under consideration by the Board.

Harold L. Bolstad Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0858-sc
Overview Papers comprised chiefly of letters Harold Bolstad sent to his sister Lois Kutscha and her husband Norman P. Kutscha during his service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was in Vietnam from August 1970 to May 1971. Included also is a short biography of Harold L. Bolstad, a photograph of him in the Marine Corps, and a newspaper clipping with a picture of him in Vietnam.

Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0070
Scope and Contents Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, and pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills about the Maine Masque Theater, and theater in Maine.

Kathryn Elizabeth Briwa Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1724
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection contains personal correspondence, photographs, and a few Cooperative Extension publications related to Dr. Briwa’s career. The majority of the letters were written in recognition of her retirement.

Bussell Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0080
Overview Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.

Henry Russ Butler Photographs

Identifier: SpC MS 1339-sc
Scope and Contents Photographs belonging to Henry Russ Butler and taken between 1916 and 1920. The photos depict buildings on the University of Maine campus, as well as students and campus activities from that time period. Also included are a few photographs of the Parsonsfield Seminary, Parsonsfield, Maine, and shots taken in Bridgton, Portland and Gray, Maine.

Bert Call Photograph Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0081
Overview Negatives of photographs taken between 1914 and 1939 by Call of outdoor scenes of mountains, lakes, woods and streams in the northern part of Maine.

Camping in Maine Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0083
Overview The collection contains information on summer camps and fishing and hunting camps in Maine.

Ava Harriet Chadbourne Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0090

Writings, research materials, and notes on Maine academies, of a professor of Education, and author. Most of the papers are concerned with her writings whose topics include schools and academies in Maine, education, and place names in Maine.

Charles B. Crofutt Photographs

Identifier: SpC MS 1237-sc
Overview Photographs taken by Charles B. Crofutt of various buildings on the campus of the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Twenty of the photographs were taken between 1927 and 1936, and twelve are undated.

Solon Chase Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0861-sc
Overview Papers of a newspaperman, school master, politician, and member of the Greenback Party in Maine. Included are a handwritten autobiography, a typescript copy, and handwritten articles by Solon Chase debunking the Church, on the conduct of life, on his candidacy for the governorship, on the decoration at the Grange Hall, and on fruit and potato farms. Included also are typescript copies of those handwritten articles. Included also is a handwritten speech to the Chase-Coll Family Association,...

Milton S. and Angela Clifford Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0101
Overview The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.

University of Maine Clubs and Organizations Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0535
Overview Collection includes minutes, programs, photographs, publications, notes, and correspondence of various clubs and organizations at the University of Maine at Orono. Also includes some newsletters produced by these clubs and organizations.

Clinton Llewellyn Cole Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0107
Overview The collection contains material from Clinton Cole's years as a student at the University of Maine, including diaries from 1898 and 1899, memorabilia from his social activities at the university, lecture notes and photographs. The bulk of the collection is made up of Cole's scrapbooks and individual illustrations from newspapers and magazines of a variety of ships. Also included is an index to these illustrations by Robin Tarbell.

Colwell Family Papers

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.

Randall Judson Condon Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0111
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed matter, and reports pertaining mainly to Condon's major interests in the kindergarten, vocation education, home economics, and moral education movements.

Robert W. Coon Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0540
Overview Collection includes clippings, proposals, and other materials relating to the attempt to establish a medical school at the University of Maine in the 1970s.

Academic Affairs. Dean/Director, Cooperative Extension Service (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-008
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, but there are also photographic, visual, and audio visual material. Some of the report record series also contain photographs of Cooperative Extension Service operations, events, and staff. The reports submitted during the First World War and Second World War years detail the effects the wars had on agriculture in Maine. County Agent Reports were submitted by the...

Photographs of Albert Scott Cox

Identifier: SpC MS 1341-sc
Scope and Contents Two photographs, before 1920, of the American artist Albert Scott Cox. One is a studio portrait taken by the photographer Elmer Chickering of Boston. The other, by an unidentified photographer, shows Cox with a woman and a young girl.

Corydon P. Cronk Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0117
Scope and Contents The collection contains the personal papers and business records of Corydon P. Cronk of Wellesley, Massachusetts. It contains correspondence, job-related documents, photographs, subject files, and publications relating to Corydon Cronk's long and varied career in forestry. Included are speeches, reports, notes, memos, meeting notices, and conference programs. Also included are early records of the More, Mitchell, Millard, and Smith families.

Belle D'Arcy Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0125
Overview American actress; diary kept while on tour across the U.S. and in Canada, programs, playbills, autograph album, and clippings.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Esther Eayres Chapter Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0122
Overview Collection contains records of the Orono chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A few publications of the Maine state and national organizations are also found in the collection.

Meyer Davis Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Overview The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.

Mary Dawson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0904-sc

The papers of a stage and vaudeville star. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia concerning her family and her stage career.

Helen M. Day Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0128

John Franklin Day Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.

Arthur Lowell Deering Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0132
Scope and Contents The papers of a nationally known educator and expert in Maine agriculture and agricultural education. They cover his service to the University of Maine at Orono as Director of Extension, as Dean of the College of Agriculture, and as Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station.

Delano Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0135
Overview Includes family photographs, letters, documents, and autographs of some noted personalities. Also includes genealogy of Delano and Hartwell families.

Delta Kappa Gamma. Alpha Psi State (Me.) Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0011
Scope and Contents The records of an honorary society of women educators in Maine. Included are histories of state and local chapters, copies of Mainspring, scrapbooks, minutes of meetings, newsletters, conference materials, a fifty year history (1943-1993), and the biennial report (1991-1993).

Dwight B. Demeritt, Jr. Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1732
Overview Postcards, photographs, news clippings, brochures, photocopies and original documents related to the history of Mount Kineo House at Moosehead Lake and Maine logging and river driving.

Dennysville, Maine Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0911-sc
Overview Typescript of the history of Dennysville, Maine. Included also are a genealogy of the Lincoln family, maps, photographs, picture postcards, and photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings.

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.

Myrtle G. Doane Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0142
Overview Collection of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and publications in which Mrs. Doane's poems appear.

Carrie R. Dolloff Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0856-sc
Overview The papers of a school teacher and wife of a physician in Maine. Included is an outline of the life of Carrie E. (Rand) Dolloff from 1881 to 1909; a catalogue and circular of the Eastern State Normal School at Castine, Maine for the year ending June 4, 1901; war ration books for David E. Dolloff, Carrie R. Dolloff, and Annie T. Hurley living in Biddeford, Maine; gasoline ration books for Carrie R. Dolloff; a wallet for ration books; an application in 1942 by David E. Dolloff for fuel oil ration...

Charles Stewart Doty Academic Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0143
Overview The papers of a professor of history at the University of Maine, Orono. The papers contain materials concerning his research, writing, and teaching.

Normand Dubé Education Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Overview The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.

William Warren Durgin Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0152

Dutton Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0153
Scope and Contents Records, letters, and photos of an Ellsworth, Maine family, and of the Wheelock, Craig, and Briggs families of Augusta. Also included are sermons by Dutton family members.

Early Maine Images Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0154
Overview A collection of illustrations of Maine scenes found on pages removed from magazines and newspapers of the mid to late nineteenth century. Includes scenes of logging, lumbering, hunting and fishing, as well as illustrations of significant buildings around the state.

East Branch Dam Company and East Branch Improvement Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1015-sc
Overview Records of a company and its successor which owned a share of the power rights of the Penobscot River in Maine.

Llewellyn N. Edwards Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0160
Overview Papers of Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards, a graduate of the University of Maine and an expert on bridges and on concrete.

Albert S. Eells Papers

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

Robert O. E. Elliot Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0164
Overview Papers of an outdoorsman, journalist, writer, and photographer who spent much of his life in Maine. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of articles, and copies of published articles that document Robert Elliot's long career as a writer and photographer.

Emery and Kinney Families Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0940-sc
Overview A collection relating to the Emery and Kinney families of Eastport, Maine.

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.

John Newcomer Feaster Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0174

Earle Leslie Ferren Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1723-sc
Overview A scrapbook of photographs of University of Maine campus buildings, the Lamda Chi Alpha fraternity house, university students, and mascot Bananas the bear.

Raymond Henry Fogler Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0179

Francis R. Fuller Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0194
Overview Papers of an Army officer and professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Maine, Orono. Includes reports, maps, photos and other papers relating to World War I and World War II and the period in between.

Jim Garvin Photograph Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1725
Overview Photographs of the University of Maine campus and surrounding communities taken by the official campus photographer.

Bill Geagan Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0197
Overview The collection contains personal papers of Bill Geagan, an author, columnist, illustrator and naturalist from Bangor, Maine.

Virgil Geddes Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0739-sc
Overview The papers of an American playwright and critic. Included are a biography; an article about Virgil Geddes in Lost generation journal, spring/summer 1974; a bibliography of his plays, poems, and essays; a news release about his being named Western Connecticut Chairman of the Independent Voters Organization Friends for Gov. John N. Dempsey; 6 photographs of Virgil Geddes; and a carbon copy of a script of his play Native ground as played at the Venice Theatre, March 20, 1937. The script was...

Student Organizations And Publications. General Student Senate (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0009-008
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine General Student Senate, but there are also photographic material in Box 9, folders 4, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 55, 59, 64, 70, 77, 84, 87, 89, 96, 97, 106, 111, 112; Box 10, Folder 4, 5, 7, 8, 10; Box 16, Folder 29, a photo & stamp press in Box 9 Folder 59, film strips in Box 8, Folder 15, and a scrapbook of clippings in Box 17. The record series Administrative Records includes meeting minutes,...

Floyd Phillips Gibbons Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0200
Overview Papers contain correspondence, columns, comic strips, manuscripts of his writings, radio scripts, recordings, newsclips, photographs, and Gibbons family memorabilia.

Amos and Octavia Moulton Graffte Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0207
Overview The collection reflects the business and civic activities of both Amos A. and Octavia Moulton Graffte. The collection is enriched by notes of explanation added to most items by the Grafftes' daughter, Marjorie Graffte Prout, the donor of the collection.

Grand Lake Dam Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1017-sc
Overview A small collection of records concerning the Grand Lake Dam, in Township 6 Range 8 of Penobscot County, Maine.

University of Maine Greek Letter Societies Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0559
Overview Materials from fraternities, sororities, and other Greek letter societies at the University of Maine at Orono. Includes membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, audiotape, and slides.

Earl Leroy Green Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0211

The Earl Green collection consists of papers of Dr. Earl Green and his wife and associate, Margaret C. Green. Included are personal papers from graduate school, teaching papers from Ohio State, research materials from Jackson Lab, and before, Jackson Lab business papers, and reprints of articles by Jackson Lab's staff and others on genetics.

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.

Vincent A. Hartgen Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1457
Overview The collection contains the personal papers of Vincent A. Hartgen, including correspondence and subject files about exhibits, art shows, galleries, etc. It also includes photographs of Hartgen, his art shows and other exhibits, and his paintings and drawings.

Benton L. Hatch Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0230
Scope and Contents The collection contains both the personal papers of Benton Hatch and items from his collection of materials on Maine and New England history. Included are personal papers of Samuel and Joseph Foxcroft from New Gloucester, Maine, and records of the town of Fryeburg, Maine. The collection also contains papers of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm including a diary and photographs taken by her in 1891 and 1892, as well as items from her personal library. Photographs from the library of Lucius L. Hubbard are...

Harriet P. Henry Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0779
Overview The collection contains the personal papers of Harriet P. Henry, Maine's first woman judge. They reflect her many civic activities as well as her expertise in the areas of marine law and the environment.

Paul R. Hepler Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0239
Overview Research materials of Paul R. Hepler, an associate professor of horticulture at the University of Maine at Orono centered on his study of sugar beet growing in Maine.

James A. Herne Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0159

Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0248
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection generally include newspaper clippings, original records and copies of original records, and notes from various sources. Genealogies also include Barbara Dunn Hitchner correspondence.

Duncan Howlett Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0254
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of Duncan Howlett of Center Lovell, Maine, a minister, author, and forester. They concern his activities as a small woodland owner and as one of the founders of the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine. Represented in the collection are materials from Rev. Howlett's terms of office on the boards of directors and various committees of the American Forestry Association, the Forest History Society, and the Natural Resources Council of Maine. These files...

J. Russell Hudson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0255

International Paper Company Photograph Albums

Identifier: SpC MS 1674
Overview Albums containing photographs taken at various paper and pulp mills in Maine belonging to the International Paper Company.

M. Eleanor Jackson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0263

Ethel McLean Johnson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0772-sc
Overview The papers of a political activist, public servant, and poet from Maine. The 2 microfilm reels (located in the Microforms Department in the Fogler Library - call number Microfilm J631) include the papers which were deposited in the Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass. They are largely concerned with labor conditions and laws pertaining to women and children in Massachusetts. Included in the folder in the Special Collections Department are correspondence, biographical material of Ethel...

Johnston Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0267
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine. Included are materials of William Jasper Johnston; his son, William Percy Johnston; and Percy's son, Donald Percy Johnston. A few items belonging to John Johnston, father of Jasper Johnston are also found in the collection. The collection includes many photographs of dams and other construction projects of the Johnston family. Included are phorographs and negatives, letters,...

Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0269
Overview The records of the Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine include meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, scrapbooks, and clippings recording the society's activities. It also includes journals, lantern slides, and microscope slides documenting the information gathered by the society.

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.

Peter Kellman Labor Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0271
Overview Materials were collected and compiled by Peter Kellman with regard, primarily, to the strike at the International Paper Mill in Jay, Maine. Other materials include the Simplex Lockout, the Madison Project, and the Millinocket Project.

Kippewa for Girls Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0280
Overview The collection contains records of Kippewa for Girls, a summer camp located on Lake Cobbosseecontee in Winthrop, Maine.

Lois LaBeau Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1315

George A. LaBonte Forestry Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0284
Overview The papers of a forest entomologist working for the Maine Forest Service.

Donald Richard Larrabee Journalistic Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0289
Overview The papers are related to articles and columns written by Donald Richard Larrabee, a Washington correspondent.

Ralph Leavitt Sportsman's Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0292
Overview The Leavitt papers contain mostly materials used in the columns that he wrote for the "Bangor Daily News" concerning hunting, fishing, and other outdoor sports. Included are correspondence, articles, news releases, clippings, and photographs.

Lecture on Colburn Family

Identifier: SpC MS 1218-sc
Overview Text of a lecture delivered by Sally Cope Jacobs on March 16, 2006, as part of the celebration of the bicentennial of Orono, Maine. Includes illustrations that accompanied the lecture and a CD-ROM of the text and illustrations.