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Mellie J. Bragg Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0848-sc
Overview A diary. Inscribed on inside: From Mother to Mellie J. Bragg. Includes accounts of work done and payments.

Simeon Brett Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc
Overview Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

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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

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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.

Brookfield, Maine Highway District Land Survey

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Identifier: SpC MS 1115-sc
Overview Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.

Brooklin Boat Building Collection

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Identifier: MF157
Scope and Contents MF157 Brooklin Boat Building Collection

Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.

Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.

Noah Brooks Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0674-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter expressing the desire to purchase missing volumes of Pierce's "Memoir and Letter of Charles Sumner." The recipient, the Roberts Brothers, was a publishing company.

William Brooks Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 0074A
Overview Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.

Ella C. Brown Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0522

Ernest C. Brown Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 1655

Brown Family Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0075
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence of members of the Brown family, who lived in Burton, New Brunswick and Linneus, Maine in the last half of the 19th century.

Herbert Ross Brown Letter to Arthur Andrew Hauck

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Identifier: SpC MS 0675-sc
Overview Typed copy of letter. Letter praises Milton Ellis, who had just stepped down from his position as editor of the New England Quarterly, which Brown subsequently took.

John G. Brown Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0885-sc
Overview A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.

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.

William Brownell Journal and Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1151-sc
Overview Volume listing sales to individuals in Berwick, Maine primarily of brandy, rum, and gin with some entries also for tobacco, tea, cigars, etc.

Letter to Governor Woodrow Wilson from William Jennings Bryan

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Identifier: SpC MS 0677-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Hand-written message, signed, over typescript copy of letter by Woodrow Wilson from August 15, 1911. Refers to "rule of reason"(?) decisions, anti-trust law, and Democratic platforms. Letter by Wilson refers to independence for the Philippine Islands.

William Jennings Bryan Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0676-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter refers to Chatauqua work, an editorial on "The Right of Seniority"(?), the appointment of a Catholic to the Cabinet, and suggestions for other appointments.

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.

William Cullen Bryant Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0678-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter concerns a book of verses written by Bryant being sent to Phillips.

A. S. Bubar Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1410-sc
Scope and Contents A daybook used by A.S. Bubar to record the names of customers and their purchases at an unidentified business in Orient, Maine, possibly a general store. Items purchased include beans, tea, fish, pork, lard, corn, etc. The volume also gives information about logging in the area, recording costs of cutting, hauling, and driving logs, stumpage totals, etc.

Benjamin Bubar Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0077
Overview Personal papers of Benjamin Bubar including a small amount of information about the Bubar family, publicity about Bubar's work as an evangelist, copies of his sermons and other writings on religion, and memorabilia and publicity about his political campaigns and service in the Maine legislature.

Daniel Bucknam Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1007
Overview The collection contains two daybooks of Daniel Bucknam, Jr., a resident of Sutton, Massachusetts and Minot, Maine, in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The daybooks primarily reflect Bucknam's business life as a farmer and also record activities of his sons, Calvin and Shepherd Bucknam.

Bucknam Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1038-sc
Overview Papers of residents of Columbia Falls, Maine, and records of a temperance society in Columbia Falls. Twenty-three pages of one of the notebooks are records of the Howard Association for the Promotion of Temperance in Columbia Falls for the years 1834 to 1840. The remainder of the notebook and the second notebook were used as daybooks for farm records of expenses and money received.

Nelson J. Budway Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 1405-sc
Scope and Contents Incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence of Nelson J. Budway. Much of the business correspondence, dating from 1926, is with Frank B. Kimball, superintendent at the Carrabassett, Maine, mill of Lawrence Plywood Corp., manufacturers of plywood box shooks with offices in Boston and Fall River, Mass. The letters concern Budway's possible employment at the mill as well as containing comments about the company in general. Most of the personal correspondence concerns a fund-raising...

University of Maine Building Histories

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Identifier: SpC MS 1705-sc
Overview Index cards about various buildings on the campus of the University of Maine giving information about their history, for whom they were named, etc.

Letter to Thomas Bradford from L. Bunner

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Identifier: SpC MS 0679-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Requests Bradford to send a letter for him which he has written to "my Betsy."

Discontinued Offices & Program. Bureau Of Public Administration (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-006
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Bureau of Public Administration. The record group mainly contains records regarding the Bureau's training programs, seminars, and workshops. The record series Training Records contains publicity material for various Bureau of Public Administration workshops, seminar, and programs for municipal and public employees on a range of subjects including communications management, financial accounting, employee...

Edward Sandford Burgess Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 1523-sc
Overview A diary kept by Burgess from September 1907 to June 1908 recording his daily activities including walks and hikes in the area around New York City, travels to New Hampshire for the summer, and trips into Maine as well as in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Entries give detailed descriptions of plants seen, hiking trails followed, etc.; many include sketches by Burgess of buildings and houses in the areas he visited. The diary also records some of his activities while in New York City...

John Perez Burnham Collections

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Identifier: SpC MS 0915-sc
Overview A collection of material relating to the publisher Thomas Bird Mosher, a collection of material relating to the Elijah Lorenzo Green family, and a collection of material relating to the Best/Burnham families.

Henry S. Burrage Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0680-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter accompanying gift to library of Higgins Academy.

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.

Bussell Family Papers

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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 B. Butler Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0737-sc
Overview Photocopies of typescript of the letters of a Civil War soldier.

Henry Russ Butler Photographs

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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.

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.

William Butterfield Autobiography

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Identifier: SpC MS 0775-sc
Overview A photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of a Maine resident who lived in the first half of the 19th century. Included also is a genealogical record and list of marriages performed by William Butterfield as Justice of the Peace.

C. A. Donnell Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1634
Overview Collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1861-1896, and receipts for company purchases, 1846-1896.

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.

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.

Bert Call Photograph Collection

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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.

Howard A. Camp Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 1553

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.

Joseph Campbell Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1344-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by various members of the Campbell family of Boothbay, Maine, to records goods sold and work done for various individuals. Entries from various dates are interspersed throughout the volume. The earliest entries date from 1797 and document sales of items such as tea, sugar, rum, and molasses as well as provision of wood, masts and timber. Beginning in the 1830s, most entries record work done, including hauling brick, boards, lime or wood or days spent fishing, planting, plowing and...

Camping in Maine Collection

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

Research. Canadian-American Center (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0005-004
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Canadian-American Center, but there are also photographic material. The record series Conference, Lecture & Workshop Records contains correspondence, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and lists of attendees for various conferences, lectures, and workshops on the subject of Canada, New England, and Canadian-American relations. Most of the events were held at the University...

Research. Canadian-American Center Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0005.004 test
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Canadian-American Center, but there are also photographic material. The record series Conference, Lecture & Workshop Records contains correspondence, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and lists of attendees for various conferences, lectures, and workshops on the subject of Canada, New England, and Canadian-American relations. Most of the events were held at the...
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R. G. F. Candage Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1247

Canton, Maine Town Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1085

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.

Caribou Transplant Files

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Identifier: SpC MS 1077
Scope and Contents Material gathered by William B. Krohn, Leader of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine, that documents a project to reintroduce caribou in the state of Maine. Includes clippings, newsletters, correspondence, memoranda, etc., many issued by the Maine Caribou Transplant Corporation. Accompanied by clippings and articles, 1937-1991, about caribou given to Krohn by Ralph S. Palmer, a zoologist, author and professor.

Frank Carlson Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0681-sc
Overview Typed letter signed. Letter refers to a proposed commemorative stamp honoring professional entomologists.

Nathaniel H. Carter Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0682-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Refers to the charms of living in Portland, Maine, and gives advice to Bellamy on the practice of law.

Willis Carter Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0084

Austin Cary Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0086
Overview Papers of Austin Cary, a noted forester with a forty-five year career in forestry research and administration.

Cary Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0085

Cashbook (1852)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1092-sc
Overview Lists cash on hand and expenses for food and house maintenance and repairs, possibly for a boardinghouse in Portland, Maine. The back of the volume was also used in 1860 by an unidentified writer to record selections of poetry and other writings.

Cashbook (1912-1916)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1694-sc
Overview A cashbook from an unidentified compiler listing monthly income and expenses from December 1912 to October 1916.

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.

Castine, Maine Town Warrant : Notice of Town Meeting

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Identifier: SpC MS 1404-sc
Scope and Contents Copy of the warrant for the annual town meeting for 1800. "To James Scott and Benj Radman Constable of the town of Castine, greetings.".

Robert C. Castle Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1047-sc
Overview A notebook used by a farmer in Belgrade, Maine. The notebook was used between the years 1912 and 1916 to record farm products bought and sold, recipes, work done on his farm buildings, crops planted, and occasionally as a diary. Many of the records are about his poultry farm and the number of eggs that he sold.

George M. Cavis Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1386-sc

Norman Cazden Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0528
Scope and Contents Collection includes original manuscripts, notes used for class teaching, recordings of all his works, obituary, tribute to him by Stephen Erdely, interview on tape with Dr. Sandy Ives about Cazden.

University of Maine Centennial Celebration Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0529
Overview Correspondence, clippings, brochures, and documents created in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the University of Maine in 1965.

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.

Philip Chadbourn Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1121-sc
Overview Papers of Philip Chadbourn include letters, bills, notes due for loans, etc., as well as a document from 1850 listing assessed amounts to be collected from residents of Hollis for work on town highways and bridges. The collection also contains a few letters, dating 1858-1860, to Samuel Chadbourn, presumably Philip Chadbourn's son. It also contains a work log, 1856-1857, for work done by various individuals, including carpentry, use of sleigh and oxen, etc.

Ava Harriet Chadbourne Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0090
Overview

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.

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.

Lois L. Chadwick Scrapbook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1730
Overview A scrapbook compiled by a student at the University of Maine.

Chamberlain Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0093
Overview Contains papers of various members of the Chamberlain family of Brewer, Maine, including those of Joshua Chamberlain, Jr., his wife Sarah Brastow Chamberlain, and their children Joshua L., Horace B., Sarah B., John Calhoun, and Thomas Davee Chamberlain. Papers of members of the Farrington family are also included.

Glen D. Chamberlain Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0092
Overview The collection reflects both the amateur and professional scientific studies of a high school biology teacher in Presque Isle, Maine. There are field notes, study guides, plant lists, extensive correspondence, and an unpublished manuscript for the flora of Aroostook County, Maine.

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0806-sc
Overview A personal notebook of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. It contains questions of theology by Dr. Pond handwritten by Chamberlain.

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.

William C. Chapman Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 1438-sc

Charles B. Crofutt Photographs

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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.

Charles H. Chase Letters to George F. Searle

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Identifier: SpC MS 0738-sc
Overview Twelve letters by a schoolboy in Maine to his friend in New Hampshire. The letters are dated from 1860 to 1864 with two letters undated. There is some description of the effect of the war on Portland, 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.

Mary Ellen Chase Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0096
Overview The letters of Mary Ellen Chase to Dr. Hugh Stalker, some writing, notebooks, portraits, and clippings.

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,...

Timothy Chase Invoices

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Identifier: SpC MS 1100-sc
Overview Invoices to Chase primarily from the firm of John B. Jones, later Jones, Lows & Ball, of Boston, Mass. The firm's letterhead lists it as "Importers of clocks, watches, jewelry; plated, Japan and Britannia ware; fine cutlery; watch materials; bronze, gilt, military and fancy goods and manufacturers of rich silver plate and fine jewelry."

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.

Children's House Montessori School Scrapbook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1583-sc
Overview A scrapbook showing pictures of students and activities at the Children's House Montessori School from 1976 to 1983.