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Agricultural Society of Maine Records

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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.

Ronald F. Banks Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0035
Overview The papers record the literary work of Ronald F. Banks. They contain correspondence, notes, typescripts, and galley and printers proofs as well as copies of his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Maine and research materials for his unfinished book on federal Indian policy.

Alice Barrows Papers

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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,...

Peleg Bradford Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0068
Overview These papers consist of Peleg Bradford's letters to friends and family during his time as a soldier in the Civil War.

Danville Shaw Chadbourne Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 1543-sc
Overview Copies of letters written by Chadbourne to his father Humphrey Chadbourne, his sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Osman Warren, and his sister Harriet Warren of Macwahoc, Maine. Letters were written from Bangor, Maine; Newport News, Va.; Baton Rouge, La.; Donaldsonville, Port Hudson, etc., and describe his service in the 22nd Maine Regiment.

Solon Chase Papers

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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,...

Virginia Chase Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0871-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine writer and teacher. Included are a typescript draft of her novel One crow, two crow; a short biography and bibliography; a program of a celebration honoring Virginia Chase Perkins held at Hartford College for Women on May 4, 1971; and newspaper clippings of reviews and advertisements for her books The American house, Discovery, The end of the week, and One crow, two crow.

Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0810-sc
Overview A collection of Civil War letters. The collection includes letters from Henry Stillman McIntire to Lyman Bolster; from R. O. Stockbridge to Albert C. Bolster in West Peru, Maine; from James H. Hammon to Albert C. Bolster; and from Dexter Delano. The letters date from 1861 to 1864. The collection also includes carbon copies of typescripts of the letters and a letter of transmittal from Phillips V. Brooks dated January 5, 1966.

Harold B. Clifford Papers on "Charlie York, Maine Coast Fisherman"

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Identifier: SpC MS 0696-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine author. Included are notes for his book Charlie York, Maine coast fisherman; correspondence with publishers and with L. Felix Ranlett, librarian at Bangor Public Library; 2 letters from Charlie York; and a newspaper clipping about Charlie's appearance on the television show People Are Funny. Included also is a typescript of his book about Charlie York.

Surgeon Albion Cobb Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0744-sc
Overview Transcription of a diary of an assistant surgeon written during his service with the 4th Maine Volunteers during the Civil War. The dates of his diary are from 26 May 1863 to 14 June 1864. The diary was transcribed by Richard F. Potter of Woodstock, Connecticut in July 1996, and he also included information about other events and people during Albion Cobb's service. Included are photocopies of short biographies of Brigadier General John H. H. Ward and of Major General David Bell Birney.

Vernon A. Cunningham Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1314-sc
Overview The collection consist of typescripts of excerpts taken from various books and newspapers covering the history of Bangor, Old Town and Orono, Maine, as well as lumbering in Maine and the Penobscot Boom on the Penobscot River. Information on John Marsh and Marsh Island in Orono and railroads in Bangor and Old Town is also included. A letter from Cunningham to Marion Buzzell written in 1965 and discussing John Marsh as well as copies of photographs of an airplane flight taken by Cunningham in...

Holman Day Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0862-sc
Overview Papers of a Maine author. The papers include a typescript of a poem titled He holds the hand of Sybil Howe and signed "H.F.D., Legislature 1899," a signed letter by Holman Day dated May 29 referring to a ballad he had sent for possible publication in the Thanksgiving issue, and a typescript draft of his novel When Egypt went broke. Also included is a packing slip from The Bucklins Books in Ipswich, Massachusetts dated July 22, 1970.

Dennysville, Maine Collection

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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.

Dictionary of Maine Place-Names Final Draft

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Identifier: SpC MS 0836-sc
Overview Final typescript draft of The dictionary of Maine place-names, by Phillip R. Rutherford. Includes editor's corrections.

Waldo L. Fielding Typescript Draft

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Identifier: SpC MS 0841-sc
Overview Edited typescript draft of Waldo L. Fielding's book Pregnancy: the best state of the union. Included is a note on the manuscript from Thea Wheelwright, dated 2/24/72.

Hilda Fife Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0177

Benjamin Browne Foster Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0765-sc
Overview The diaries of a student and Civil War soldier.

Friendship, Maine Deeds Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0899-sc
Overview The collection contains typescript copies of deeds for land in Meduncook, Lincoln County, Maine from 1762 to 1807, when Maine was still a part of Massachusetts. Meduncook was later called Friendship, and a part of Lincoln County became Knox County in 1860. Included also are Rilley Bradford's handwritten and typescript copy of comments on deeds, handwritten notes on the history of Meduncook, and two unfinished handwritten legal agreements dated 1840.

Chas. C. Fuller Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0840-sc
Overview Letters written by a Civil War soldier to his wife. Most of the letters were written by Charles C. Fuller to his wife Rachel A. Fuller between January 4, 1862 and Sept. 6, 1863. Two letters were written earlier in 1857. Included also are four letters from D.S. Fuller to Rachel written March 18, Aug. 23, Sept. 2, and Nov. 9, 1863; a letter to Aunt Rachel from Nell written Sept. 3, 1863; a letter to Rachel from her father Benjamin written March 3, 1869; and a letter to Rachel from her sister...

Gardiner Lyceum Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0843-sc
Overview A collection of records concerning the Gardiner Lyceum in Gardiner, Maine. Included are correspondence sent to Ralph K. Jones, Librarian at the University of Maine, concerning his request for documents relating to the Gardiner Lyceum. Correstpondents include Samuel L. Boardman, George T. Little, Robert H. Gardiner, Moses Hale Douglass, and H.V. Partridge. Included also are notes on the Lyceum probably by Ralph K. Jones; a typescript of the Report of the Committee on Literary Institutions on the...

Herrold E. Headley Music Department Memories Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 1742-sc
Overview This small collection includes two copies of accounts of events and achievements of the Music Department at the University of Maine from the time period of 1963 to 1967 when Dr. Herrold Headley was at the university.

Josiah Hinckley and Companion Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0909-sc
Overview Typescript of two diaries which were transcribed by Marjorie Bartlett. One diary (3 p.) by Josiah Hinckley covers the period Oct. 10 to Nov. 17, 1849 and describes a voyage from New York to Panama and the beginning of the voyage to California from Panama. The author of the second diary (12 p.) is unknown and describes his trip to California and his life there looking for gold. The period covered is Sept. 27, 1849 to March 16, 1851. His companions in California were Capt. Hinckley, J.P. Moore,...

History of Bucksport Speech

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Identifier: SpC MS 1118-sc
Overview Typescript of a speech delivered by Rufus Buck on July 4, 1857.

Margo Holden Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0706-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine author and illustrator.

Ezekiel Holmes Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0704-sc
Overview A collection concerning an editor, legislator, educator, and agriculturalist of Maine.

George H. Hunt Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 0771-sc
Overview A letter book containing letters written by an Indian Agent and merchant in Old Town, Maine in 1904 to 1906. Some of the letters are signed by George H. Hunt, Agent and some by Hunt & Stowe. Included also are photoreproductions of the letters in the letter book and typed transcripts of the letters.

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)

Franklin Jordan Boyhood Recollections

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Identifier: SpC MS 1549-sc
Overview Biography of Franklin Jordan from his birth in 1841 up to the beginning of the Civil War. Also includes transcription of an obituary of Jordan.

Stephen King Literary Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0278
Overview The papers of a well known author. The collection includes manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, screen plays on videotape, etc.

Maine Air-Borne Pollen and Fungous Spore Survey

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Identifier: SpC MS 1562-sc
Overview Accompanied by letter of transmittal dated Aug. 11, 1952, to University of Maine President Arthur A. Hauck from F.H. Steinmetz, professor of botany at the University of Maine.

Olof Olsson Nylander Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0817-sc
Overview A collection of material by and about a geologist and mineralogist whose discovery of the first fossil specimens unearthed in Aroostook County altered many theories about the geological history of northern Maine. Included are newspaper clippings by and about Olof O. Nylander in Maine newspapers from the period 1932 to 1943. The newspapers represented are the Bangor Daily News, Presque Isle Star-Herald, Houlton Pioneer Times, Aroostook Republican, and the Lewiston Journal Magazine Section....

Paideuma Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0382

Ralph S. Palmer Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 1063
Scope and Contents The collection contains research material and writings of Ralph S. Palmer, a professor and naturalist. It includes material related to Manly Hardy and his daughter Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as an extensive reprint collection of publications in natural history and zoology. Included are notes, articles, clippings, photographs, reprints, ledgers, typescripts, illustrations, card indexes, and correspondence of Ralph S. Palmer, Jonathan Titcomb Hardy, Manly Hardy, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, and...

Benjamin Pickman Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0850-sc
Overview Typescripts of three diaries which were copied from papers and Bible in possession of Mary Pickman Loring. The first was kept from April 11, 1779 to Sept. 20, 1880 while in Bristol, England. At beginning of diary: This book is the gift of Mr. William Routh, printer in Bristol, 1779. The second was kept from Jan. 1, 1783 to Dec. 31, 1784 while in England. The third was kept from Jan. 1, 1814 to June 25, 1815 while in Massachusetts. Towns of Beverly, Andover, and Boston are mentioned. Also...

Frederick John Pritham Autobiography

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Identifier: SpC MS 0793-sc
Overview The autobiography of a Maine doctor. Includes descriptions of his hunting, fishing, and medical experiences.

Ida Sedgwick Proper Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0794-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine author. Included are correspondence with her publishers about her books about Monhegan Island and about William Shakespeare, reviews of the books, photographs, photostat negatives, lithographs, picture postcards, correspondence about a course she took at Columbia University in 1915, a signed oath when she became a registrar for the town of Monhegan, a list of passengers on a voyage to Puerto Rico in 1922, and a vita. Included also is a short biography of Ida Proper by...

George Haven Putnam Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 1544-sc
Overview A letter from G.H. Putnam of the publishing firm G.P. Putnam's Sons discussing terms on which the firm would be willing to publish Joshua Chamberlain's book, The Passing of the Armies.

J. Francis Richardson Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0798-sc
Overview The letters of an engraver in Portland, Maine to his friend in South Paris, Maine. The letters contain comments about daily life in Maine and Massachusetts during the middle 1800's. Also included is a typescript of portions of some of the letters.

Kenneth Lewis Roberts Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0803-sc
Overview Papers of an historical novelist from Maine. Included are 4 signed typescript letters and one signed handwritten letter. The letters date from 1935 to 1951. One letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated January 29, 1935 relating to the sale of the Arnold journal and Maine's preservation of historic items. The second letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated February 20, 1935 and relates to Frank Deering, a collector in Maine. The third letter to the Salem Marine Society in Salem, Massachusetts dated March 1, 1942...

Rounds Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 0799-sc
Overview The correspondence of a family in South Waterford and in South Paris, Maine. Included also are typescripts of some of the letters.

Sagetrieb Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0446

Edward O. Schriver Unfinished Manuscript

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Identifier: SpC MS 0837-sc
Overview Unfinished typescript draft of a book on the history of women's rights in the United States by a University of Maine professor.

Small Potatoes Manuscript

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Identifier: SpC MS 0809-sc
Overview The typescript of a novel by an artist, architect and activist in Maine. The typescript contains the author's pencil notations for editing and seems to be incomplete.

Taverns and Inns of Maine

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Identifier: SpC MS 0912-sc
Overview The collection includes the history of the taverns and inns in Maine and two photocopies. Includes a map of the taverns and inns in Biddeford. Includes a list of chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution which contributed to the histories. Includes an index of taverns and inns by town and a general index which were added in 1974. Also includes the text of a radio broadcast given Feb. 12, 1932, Station WCSh Portland by Miss Lelia Hill Hunnewell, founder of Col. Asa Whitcomb Chapter,...

Philip H. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0490

Henry Goddard Thomas Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0876-sc
Overview The collection includes the journals of a college student. The diaries cover the years 1855 to 1860 and record his life and impressions just before he entered the military service. They provide insight into the character of both Thomas and his home city, Portland, Maine. Included also are typed transcripts of the journals and a biographical sketch by Eric S. Flower, August 22, 1974. Included also is a certificate of admission to Bowdoin College as a probationary student signed by Leonardus Wood...

U. S. Hame Company Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0897-sc
Overview A collection relating to the manufacturing of wood and metal hames in the United States. Included are records of the U.S. Hame Company of Buffalo, New York; a school report by John P. Carr for an economics class on the history of the wood hame industry in the United States; a typescript of a report on the history and description of Concord hames (11 leaves); a typescript of a history of the hame industry in New England (8 leaves); a price list (no date) of the Bartlett & Rowell hames...

Edward Washburn Whitaker Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 1545-sc
Overview Typescript of a letter in which Whitaker outlines his participation as chief of staff for Gen. George Custer in the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox.

Ola Elizabeth Winslow Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0633