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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.

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.

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.

Beebee, Ludlow & Co. Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0866-sc
Overview A small collection of records of a bullion and exchange dealer. The collection includes letters, receipts, and accounts of Beebee, Ludlow & Co. of New York, Beebee & Co. of New York, and Ludlow, Beebee & Co. of Philadelphia. The period covered is 1846 to 1881.

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

C. E. Thayer Son Business Records

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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.

University of Maine Clubs and Organizations Records

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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.

Ruth I. Curran Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 1027-sc
Overview Five diaries covering the years 1976-1979 and 1982 of a widow living in Bangor, Maine. Included in the diaries are descriptions of the weather and temperature each day, records of how much money she spent, her activities with Earle and her other friends and relatives, what she ate at home and at what restaurants she and Earle ate. Receipts for purchases which were kept in the diaries were removed and placed in separate folders.

Current Events Club Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0121
Overview Records of the Current Events Club of Gardiner, Maine that date back to 1892.

Olive E. Dana Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0123

Harry E. Davis Tax Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0939-sc
Overview A collection of tax receipts from Lewiston, 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.

Richard T. Dunlap Receipt Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0710-sc
Overview A receipt book for payments by Richard T. Dunlap. Some of the entries are for taxes received and the last entry is for money received from the estate of R.T. Dunlap dated April 6, 1864.

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.

East Branch Dam Company and East Branch Improvement Company Records

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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.

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.

John Fairfield Sermons

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Identifier: SpC MS 1550-sc
Overview Collection contains manuscript copies of sermons of John Fairfield, most undated and one dated 1768. Also includes receipts, 1770-1779, from Fairfield mostly to Thomas Cutts for money paid to Fairfield from the town of Pepperrellboro (now Saco), Maine.

Samuel Farnsworth Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0718-sc
Overview Papers of a sea captain.

Nathan A. Farwell Financial Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0928-sc
Overview Financial papers of a resident of Waldoboro, Maine.

Foster Drug Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0183

Frankfort, Maine Tax Collection Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0745-sc
Overview A tax collector's record book for Frankfort, Maine for 1891. Included in the record book are records for registered cows from 1892 to 1917. Included also is a receipt for 1897 taxes in Stockton Springs paid by Eli C. West.

Leonard G. Freeman Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0188

Amos and Octavia Moulton Graffte Papers

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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.

Rice W. Guptill Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0714-sc
Overview The papers of a justice of the peace and town clerk. Included are legal documents, receipts, and letters.

Haley Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0787-sc
Overview The papers of the Haley family living in Kittery, Maine. Included are bills, receipts, tax records, deeds, promissory notes, and agreements mainly regarding Thomas Haley. Included also are papers concerning Newbury Haley and other Haley family members.

Andrew Hawes Receipts

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Identifier: SpC MS 1245-sc
Overview Receipts for goods purchased by Andrew Hawes. Hawes was a resident of Deering, a section of Portland, Maine. Represented are dealers in fancy goods, stationery, and groceries, as well as insurance agents, carpenters, booksellers, etc., all located in Portland. Also included in the collection are a few receipts for Martin Hawes dating from the 1840s.

Hill Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0245
Overview The collection contains personal papers and business records of members of the Hill family, early residents of Kittery and Berwick, Maine.

Hill Jewelry Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0244

Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers

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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.

George W. Ingersoll Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0770-sc
Overview The papers of a lawyer, businessman, and Collector of the Port of Bangor, Maine. Included are letters, bills, receipts, and agreements, mostly pertaining to logging in Maine. Also included are typed transcripts of many of the bills and letters. Also included is a copy of the pamphlet A tribute to the dead: Robert Ingersoll's matchless eulogy of Roscoe Conkling. Also included is An Act to incorporate the Bangor Boom Company (approved March 22, 1843)

Charles Rogers Ireland Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0260
Overview Collection contains personal papers and business records of Charles R. Ireland as well as a few papers of other members of the Ireland family. The majority of the collection contains business ledgers and invoices to Wm. B. Ireland & Son and C.R. Ireland for goods purchased for their dry goods and grocery business in Stetson. Records (1874-1887) of the Stetson Post Office are also found in the collection

Kilby Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0276

Arthur W. Leonard Receipts

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Identifier: SpC MS 0741-sc
Overview Receipts of a farmer in Maine. Included are receipts for state, county and town taxes paid by A.W. Leonard from the town of Thorndike, Maine (1912-1953) and receipts from Peter Harmon & Son. Included also is a receipt for payment in full for a Pontiac and 2 receipts to Herbert Leonard for books and athletic fees at Maine Central Institute and for watch repair from Dieudonné Fortin in Waterville, Maine.

Edwin F. Littlefield Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0301
Overview Business and personal papers of Edwin F. Littlefield, a ship captain from Winterport, Maine. Very little biographical information is available about Littlefield, but it appears that he was a ship owner, captain and agent between 1854 and 1897, the year of his death.

George A. and Frederick H. Lowell Financial Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0916-sc
Overview A collection of financial papers of a father and son living in Calais, Maine.

Maine State Federated Labor Council Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0321
Scope and Contents The collection contains business records of the Maine State Federation of Labor and its successor, the Maine State Federated Labor Council. Records include correspondence, financial records, records of conventions and of the Council's newspaper"Maine State Labor News." Both national and state projects and campaigns are represented in the collection, and subject areas include work programs, labor laws and legislation, strikes, workers' compensation, etc. Correspondents include prominent state...

Maine Times Newspaper Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0323

Mattanawcook Mill Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1013-sc
Overview A small collection of financial records of a sawmill in Lincoln, Maine.

Gideon Mayo Papers

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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.

John G. Mayo Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0908-sc
Overview A collection of receipts and a manuscript of a prayer based on the Lord's Prayer.

Lucius Herbert Merrill Family and Academic Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0346
Overview The collection contains both academic and family papers of Lucius H. Merrill and of his son, Edward O. Merrill, and Alan Merrill. These include lecture notes, research notes, letters, correspondence, diaries, and journals.

New Gloucester Creamery Butter Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0829-sc
Overview The records of a creamery in New Gloucester, Maine.

Llewelyn D. Palmer Legal and Municipal Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0383
Overview The documents of the law partners of Llewelyn D. P. Palmer and Judge Charles F.H. Green.

Paul Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0389
Overview The collection contains personal papers of various members of the Paul family of Eliot, Maine, as well as a few documents from the Bartlett, Hammond, Leighton and Shapleigh families of Eliot. A folder of papers of Horace Remick is also included.

Peirce Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0396
Overview Papers of several generations of the Peirce family of Bangor, Maine centered on materials of Waldo Treat Peirce and his son, Mellen Chamberlain Peirce. Also included are papers of Mellen Peirce's father-in-law, William B. Hayford.

Perkins Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0401
Overview The collection contains notes and information on the Perkins family gathered and compiled from around 1911 to 1913 by Enoch Perkins of Malden, Massachusetts. Also included are letters to various generations of the family written between 1772 and 1885 as well as legal documents, wills, deeds, receipts and other family papers dating from 1700 to 1901.

Allen B. Pierce Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0408
Overview The collection contains papers reflecting Allen Pierce's service as master on various vessels, 1850-1881. A small group of personal papers is also included.

Remick Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0430
Overview Remick family papers include items that date to the late 17th century. Most of the papers concern Oliver P. Remick and his service in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, forerunner of the U.S. Coast Guard, from 1876-1895. Included are some earlier and later family materials, and historical Revenue Cutter Service materials. Also contains unpublished manuscripts of Martha Remick.

Daniel T. Richardson Business and Personal Papers

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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.

Elvyn B. Richardson Farm Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1039-sc
Overview An account book of a farmer in Canaan, Maine. The account book records farm produce sold and work done on the farm.

John Richardson Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0932-sc
Overview The papers of a resident of Belgrade, Maine.

O. G. K. Robinson Receipts and Invoices

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Identifier: SpC MS 0938-sc
Overview A collection of receipts and invoices of a carpenter and building contractor in Westbrook, Maine.

J. Swett Rowe Estate Record Book and Receipts

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Identifier: SpC MS 0827-sc
Overview The records of the estate of George G. Goss. Included is a notebook recording the disbursement of the estate and receipts for money received by the heirs. Included also is a letter dated Aug. 3, 1883, from Lizzie C. Goss, of West Levant, Maine, informing Mr. Rowe that she has reached the age of 21 and would like her inheritance.

Shaw Family Business Records

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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.

Shipley Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0951-sc
Overview A small collection of financial papers of the Shapleigh family of Eliot, Maine.

Asa Smith Receipts

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Identifier: SpC MS 0821-sc
Overview Receipts issued to Asa Smith by Penobscot River Steamboats and Bangor, Oldtown & Milford Rail Road Co. for shipment of food items by rail from Bangor to Old Town and by Steamer Mattanawcook from Old Town to Five Islands during October and November 1856.

Alfred Spinney Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0759-sc
Overview The papers of a bridge builder in Eliot, Maine. Included are 15 diaries from 1883-1892, 1894, and 1898-1901; 2 weekly time books covering 1895-1897; receipts; lists of goods purchased; lists of materials for bridge construction; and notices of sale of lands for unpaid taxes in Eliot in 1920 and 1921.

Steamboat Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0835-sc
Overview A collection of photographs, postcards, and clippings about steamboats sailing in Penobscot Bay, Maine.

Clarence C. Stetson Papers

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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.

Stuart Family Shipping and Banking Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0483
Overview The papers of a ship-owning family, Stephen W. Stuart, William H. Stuart and John B. Stuart. Some papers relate to the Richmond National Bank (1878-1884), mostly receipts. Also includes correspondence, financial records, and cargo lists.

Paul E. Taylor Collection

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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

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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,...

Weed Family Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1751
Overview Records pertaining to Wyatt Weed and the family's logging business in Veazie, Maine. Also includes land deeds and clippings about Wyatt's death by electrocution.

Clement P. Wight Socialist Party of Maine Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0627
Overview Papers and records of the Socialist Party of Maine connected with Clement P. Wight of Old Orchard Beach. Included are some personal papers and the labor organization called the Boston and Maine Railroad Towerman's Brotherhood.

William Willis Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1053-sc
Overview Papers of a lawyer and his partners in Portland, Maine in the 1830s and 1840s. Included are deeds, records of the purchase of land by Deering and Willis, settlements of stumpage, timber permits, financial startments, receipts, and state tax receipts for land in Aroostook County from 1841 to 1843. Included in the folio folder are 6 deeds from 1833 to 1845.

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Winterport, Me.) Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1044-sc
Overview Records of a local union in Winterport, Maine, of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Included are 3 record books: a Secretary's Book from April 29, 1897 to Sept. 12, 1899; a notebook containing minutes of meetings from April 26, 1939 to July 12, 1955; and a Treasurer's Book from Aug. 4, 1953 to Nov. 20, 1957. Included in the record books are minutes of the meetings, lists of members, lists of officers, and financial records. Removed from one of the books are two receipts: one for a pledge...

Frederick A. Wood Papers

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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.