Showing Collections: 401 - 500 of 1714
Identifier: SpC MS 0939-sc
Overview A collection of tax receipts from Lewiston, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0720-sc
Overview A ledger which contains a record of the lots, amount of timber, soil, and owner in T5R5 in Aroostook County, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Overview The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0920-sc
Overview The papers of a farmer and legislator from Turner, Maine. Included are correspondence, invoices, and other documents relating to Day's farm and his political career. The correspondence includes letters between Almon and his wife Clara during the years 1871 to 1884, a few letters to and from their children, and letters from Almon's and Clara's cousins. Included also is correspondence sent to Almon asking for his support and congratulating him on becoming a state legislator. Included also are...
Identifier: SpC MS 0128
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0863-sc
Overview The autobiography of a hunter, guide, and farmer in Maine. Included are a photocopy of the original autobiography and two copies of a photocopy of a transcript of the autobiography.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1284-sc
Overview Daybook recording purchases by customers from an unidentified business in Standish, Maine, probably a general store and sawmill. Early entries document purchases of salt, molasses, coffee, rum, etc., while those from the early 1800s onward show accounts for sawing boards, plowing, and hauling supplies such as salt and meal. The back of the volume was used to list expenditures in 1865 for labor and construction supplies, partially for construction of a dam, as well as containing a list of deaths...
Identifier: SpC MS 1299-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified farmer from Frankfort, Maine. The name Andrew Tyler is mentioned in the volume. The volume records work done for various individuals as well as goods sold. Entries list activities such as cutting and hauling wood, making cider, and shearing sheep, as well as the sale of corn, potatoes, beef, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1343-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1164-sc
Overview Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.
Identifier: SpC MS 0918-sc
Overview A daybook of a man in Lovell, Maine, from 1839 to 1845.
Identifier: SpC MS 1511-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, probably a general store. The entries list daily purchases of customers and the amount paid for each item. Purchases include coffee, tobacco, sugar, hair tonic, currants, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1269-sc
Overview A daybook from an unidentified general store in Baldwin, Maine. Entries from 1843 to 1847 are identified as being from Baldwin; those from 1848 are headed Sebago. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods purchased include tea, molasses, pork, candles, fish, flannel, tobacco, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1154-sc
Overview Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1099-sc
Overview Daybook from Hebron, Maine, possibly belonging to Joseph G. Merrill, and recording sales of patent medicines such as humor doctor, white pine compound, pain easer, and cedar plaster. The second part of the volume lists sales of dry goods and general merchandise.
Identifier: SpC MS 1167-sc
Overview Daybook from an unidentified business in North Berwick, Maine, probably a general store. A few pages of the volume have newspaper clippings pasted in and unattached clippings were also received with the volume; most clippings concern recipes or household hints.
Identifier: SpC MS 1508-sc
Overview Daybook, 1874-1876, of an unidentified general store in York, Maine. The volume records purchases made by customers including flour, eggs, cloth, butter, tea, tobacco, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1718
Overview A daybook by an unknown compiler listing financial transactions including payments for labor performed, ice charters, pilotage of various vessels, and groceries and dry goods sold.
Identifier: SpC MS 1316-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified business, probably a general store. No indication of the location of the business is given. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods sold include soap, matches, lamb, butter, beans, sugar, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1421-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 1295-sc
Overview A daybook from an unidentified general store in Brookton, Maine, used to record names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Items purchased include vanilla, raisins, flannel, cod, shovels, pocket knives, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1209-sc
Overview Daybook recording purchases at an unidentified dry-goods and clothing store in Bingham, Maine. Goods sold include pants, buttons, sheeting, thread, boots, shoes, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1483-sc
Overview A daybook of an unidentified business in Saco, Maine, probably a general store. The volume lists customers for each day, their purchases, amounts paid, and the total amount of money earned each day. Items listed include eggs, mustard, lard, oats, corn, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1302-sc
Overview Daybook kept by an unidentified farmer listing expenses and purchases. No location is specified in the volume. Entries are listed under headings such as farm, cows, sheep, hogs, hens, etc. Accounts for various individuals who seem to have worked for the farmer are also given.
Identifier: SpC MS 1140-sc
Overview Volume listing daily purchases of groceries and dry-goods from an unidentified general store in Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1088-sc
Overview Daily transactions of an unidentified watch repair business, possibly in Maine. Watches repaired include Hampden, Waltham, Elgin, Illinois and Seth Thomas among others. The firm name Russell & Kenrick (also spelled Kendrick) is mentioned in the volume. Volume includes an alphabetical list of customers. A newspaper clipping with a picture entitled "The late Albert S. Kilgore" is pasted to the last page of the volume.
Identifier: SpC MS 1256-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified optician in Portland, Maine, used to record orders of patients for eyeglasses, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1332-sc
Scope and Contents A daybook from an unidentified business, probably an ice dealer in Portland, Maine. The volume records names of customers and peddlers as well as amounts of money received from customers.
Identifier: SpC MS 1161-sc
Overview Daybook, 1864-1868, of an unidentified merchant in Orland, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0136
Identifier: UA RG 0007-012
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Dean of Women office, but there are also photographs of women cleaning the dorms (vacuuming, cooking), dorms, women lounging in living area, women studying in rooms, portraits, and group photographs. The record group includes: Various items regarding the administration of the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students, particularly the organization of the 1968 convention that was held on the University of Maine...
Identifier: SpC MS 1561-sc
Overview A guest register used at Dean's Camp at Long Pond, Maine, 1895-1919. Entries list names of guests and their places of residence.
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.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0133
Identifier: SpC MS 0135
Overview Includes family photographs, letters, documents, and autographs of some noted personalities. Also includes genealogy of Delano and Hartwell families.
Identifier: SpC MS 1682-sc
Overview A ledger maintained, 1890-1912, by Roderick W. Delano, town treasurer of Verona, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1761-sc
Scope and Contents Original 1869 manuscript by John K. DeLaski, "Foot Steps of the Ancient Great Glacier of North America."
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).
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0137
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0274-sc
Overview Three ledgers containing the records of a sawmill in Dennysville, Maine, during the middle of the 19th century. Two of the ledgers are organized by log brands and cover the years 1835 to 1878. The third ledger seems to record the receipt of logs from a log drive. Included are records of who sawed and hauled the logs, by whom they were surveyed and rafted, by whom shipped, destination, and purchaser. Names mentioned frequently are John Kilby, Theosophilus Kilby, Benjamin Foster, John Mayhew, and...
Identifier: SpC MS 0138
Identifier: UA RG 0006-003
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain illustrations with describing text in University of Maine Department of Art publications regarding art exhibitions, but there is also photographic material. The record group currently only contains records regarding outward facing activities of the Department, not administrative records regarding the internal workings of the Department. The record group also contains general information regarding the University of Maine's art collection. The record series...
Academic Affairs. Dean Of Students. Associate Dean For Campus Life. Department Of Residential Life (University Of Maine) Records
Identifier: UA RG 0006-010-002
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Department of Residential Life. The records include: audit and review reports for the Department, guides and manuals on campus living, promotion material for events and programs held on campus, Department newsletters, and promotional material and contracts regarding specific campus accommodation.
Academic Affairs. Dean, College of Natural Science, Forestry and Agriculture. Biological Sciences. Department of Zoology (University Of Maine) Records
Identifier: UA RG 0006-007-007
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by and pertaining to the Department of Zoology including information that deals with graduate’s physiology project greenhouse renovation, where there is grant proposals, acceptance of the grant and plans to go forth with the project. In particular, one of the graduate students is deciding on whether to conduct an experiment on the reproductive cycle of Strongylocentrotus drobachiensis (sea urchin) with an emphasis on temperature and salinity...
Identifier: SpC MS 0891-sc
Overview Handwritten list of army recruits in 1814 and 1815. Includes name of recruit, size, age, town, county, state, eyes, hair, complexion, occupation, by whom enlisted, when, for what time, and remarks. Following the list of recruits is a list of letters written by L. Lombard in 1861 to 1862. Included also is a letter and carbon copy from the Adjutant General of the State of New Hampshire to Ralph E. Chandler in Concord, New Hampshire, dated October 1, 1958 thanking him for the use of the roll of...
Identifier: SpC MS 0453
Identifier: SpC MS 0139
Overview Papers of various members of the Devereux family of Penobscot, Maine, as well as materials from other residents of Penobscot and Castine, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0958-sc
Overview A daybook of a pharmacist in Augusta, Maine. Included are daily sales from 1873 to 1885 and a list of inventory on April 3, 1875 (40 p.)
Identifier: SpC MS 1369
Identifier: SpC MS 0050
Overview Records of the Timber Unit of the Diamond Match Company's Berst-Forster-Dixfield Division.
Identifier: SpC MS 1029-sc
Overview Two diaries of a woman from Milo, Maine, covering the years 1921 and 1946 to 1950.
Identifier: SpC MS 1578-sc
Overview Diaries kept in 1946 and 1951 by an unidentified pilot or pilots flying in northern Maine and in the Bangor, Maine area. The diary from 1946 has entries from January 1-12 only in which the pilot describes flying in the vicinity of Jo Mary Lake and around Mt. Katahdin as well as tending beaver traps, picking up mail, etc. The diary for 1951 has much shorter entries and outlines the pilot's work in the area of Bangor and Brewer, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1670-sc
Overview Three volumes from an unknown compiler describing voyages between 1818 and 1827 to South America, Europe and India, many if not all on the Brig Coromandel of Salem, Mass. Robert B. Stover is listed as captain in many of the entries. One volume has a section describing the author's work in settling the affairs of a Mr. Lindsay in 1821 and 1822; John P. Rice, Esq. of Boston is mentioned in these entries. The other volumes contain daily diary entries of life at sea, weather observations, and...
Identifier: SpC MS 1001-sc
Overview Diary of an unidentified farmer living in the Bath-Brunswick-Bowdoinham area, probably in Topsham.
Identifier: SpC MS 1477-sc
Overview A daily diary for 1910-1911 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Houlton, Maine, area. Entries outline the weather of the day, the woman's daily household chores, visits to neighbors and friends, and social activities such as attending plays, concerts, movies, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1055-sc
Overview Diary of a housewife, possibly living in Maine. Entries record work done by George as a laborer and as a farmer, observations on the weather, trips to the village, household tasks, visitors.
Identifier: SpC MS 1498-sc
Overview A diary of an unidentified person dating from 1931 to 1935. In 1931 and 1932 the person worked as a forester for Central Maine Power Co.; places in Maine mentioned in these entries include Upper Togue Pond, Pockwockamus Stream, Moosehead Lake, Pleasant Pond, Patten and Quakish Lake. In early 1932 the person moved to West Newton, Massachusetts; entries from this point on detail his work building and remodeling houses, as well as his daily activities, social life and family matters. Many entries...
Identifier: SpC MS 1002-sc
Overview Diary of a woman resident of Freeport, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1378-sc
Scope and Contents A diary of an unidentified person, probably a woman from Monson, Maine. The entries detail daily weather conditions, the writer's activities, and descriptions of people and events in town. Many entries make reference to the diarist's work in the library.
Identifier: SpC MS 1333-sc
Scope and Contents A diary of an unidentified individual containing sporadic entries from 1937-1940. Information received with the diary indicates its author was a young woman from Auburn, Maine. The entries detail the author's daily activities, the weather, family illnesses, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1467-sc
Overview A daily diary for 1948 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Lewiston, Maine area. Entries indicate the weather of the day and outline the woman's daily chores including working with bees, gathering eggs, gardening, doing household chores, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1603-sc
Overview Charter of the Old Town and Orono, Maine, chapter of the Dickens Fellowship, an association founded in 1902 for people who share an interest in the life and works of Charles Dickens.
Identifier: SpC MS 0836-sc
Overview Final typescript draft of The dictionary of Maine place-names, by Phillip R. Rutherford. Includes editor's corrections.
Identifier: SpC MS 0134
Overview Typescripts with corrections of Dietz's books, The Allagash (1968), The Running Man, A Touch of the Wilderness (1970), and The Year of the Big Cat (1970).
Identifier: SpC MS 0140
Identifier: SpC MS 0141
Overview Letters, diaries, (1855-59), speeches, and scrapbooks of Frank Lambert Dingley (1840-1918), editor of the Lewiston Journal, biography and other papers relating to Nelson Dingley (1832-1899), Governor of Maine, and other family members.
Identifier: SpC MS 0549
Identifier: SpC MS 0852-sc
Overview Records of a real estate and resort company. The records include the certificate of organization, articles of association, by-laws, minutes of meetings, and stock subscription.
Identifier: SpC MS 0855-sc
Overview The record book of a school district in Dixmont, Maine. Included are legal notices and minutes of meetings from March 25, 1861 to March 13, 1891.
Identifier: SpC MS 0142
Overview Collection of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and publications in which Mrs. Doane's poems appear.
Identifier: SpC MS 0922-sc
Overview The collection contains letters of Erastus Doble written between 1861 and 1864 while he was serving in the 8th Maine Regiment during the Civil War. The notebook belonging to Hosea Doble contains his accounts as a carpenter from 1870 to 1874. A Doble family register, documents about the death of Erastus Doble, and a miniature Webster dictionary inscribed to Norma White, May 1, 1910, are also contained in the collection.
Identifier: SpC MS 0925-sc
Overview An account book and 3 invoices from Dodge & Kennedy, dealers in groceries and provisions in Portland, Maine. The account is in the name of Mr. Paine and lists his purchases.
Identifier: SpC MS 1227-sc
Overview Scores for two marches composed by Howard N. Dole: University March, 1930 and National Pride March, 1932.
Identifier: SpC MS 1340-sc
Scope and Contents A document (photocopy) outlining the history of locomotives used on various railroad lines in Maine including the Bangor and Piscataquis Canal and Railroad Co., the Bangor, Oldtown and Milford Railroad Co., the European and North American Railway Co., the Penobscot & Kennebec Railroad, the Portland and Kennebec Railroad Co., the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, and the Washington County Railway Co.
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...
Identifier: SpC MS 1395-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 1219-sc
Overview Includes information about the 50th anniversary of the Forestry Dept. at the University of Maine in 1953 and the 100th anniversary of the forestry program in 2003. Also includes miscellaneous publications of the School of Forest Resources, a copy of "Forestry Wives' Favorites," a cookbook published by the Forestry Wives Club in 1971, and information about the dedication in 1968 and 1971 of Albert D. Nutting Hall on the University of Maine campus.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0144
Identifier: SpC MS 0145
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers and invoice books covering the years 1895 to 1916.
Identifier: SpC MS 0146
Overview Records (photocopies) compiled and used by Dow in his research on the history and families of Nobleboro, Me.
Identifier: SpC MS 0893-sc
Overview A collection of items relating to Neal Dow. Included are a manuscript signed by Neal Dow criticizing the 1846 anti-liquor law of Maine because of its lenient penalties; two letters signed by Neal Dow, one to Mr. Benton dated Feb. 25, 1868 in which he asks why Blaine voted against impeachment, and one to Mr. Roberts dated March 6, 1894 in which he relates his Civil War experience, his capture, and exchange for Fitz Hugh Lee; a photocopy of a letter to Mr. Fessenden dated March 28, 1864 in which...
Identifier: SpC MS 0147
Identifier: SpC MS 1652
Scope and Contents Material from DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA). DEFFA 's purpose is to aid and encourage the folk arts-- music, dance, storytelling, etc.-- in Maine. The Board of Friends when DEFFA was incorporated as a non-profit included Edward D. "Sandy" Ives and Barbara Ann Herrel “Bobby” Ives.
Identifier: SpC MS 1484-sc
Overview A diary of a young woman probably from Calais, Maine. Written between January 1 and February 15, 1855, the entries outline the writer's daily activities, school classes and family and social life.
Identifier: SpC MS 1743
Overview Collection contains manuscript copies of sermons of S.S. Drake.
Identifier: SpC MS 1385-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0853-sc
Overview Handwritten diary of a European honeymoon in 1913. The newlyweds were from Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1624-sc
Overview Collection of obituaries, 1975-2010, of Native Americans from Maine. Compiled by Guy F. Dubay, the obituaries are from the Bangor Daily News, Bangor, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Overview The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.
Identifier: SpC MS 0149
Overview Papers include correspondence, manuscripts, page proofs, lecture notes, and other materials for his book, Coastal Maine, and his edition of Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, first written by his father.
Identifier: SpC MS 1635
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.
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