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Independent Order of Odd Fellows: Knox Lodge No. 29 (Rockland, Me.) Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1488
Overview Records of the lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Rockland, Maine as well as a folder of records of the ladies' auxiliary, the Miriam Rebekah Lodge.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Orono Lodge No. 18 (Orono, Me.) Constitution

Identifier: SpC MS 1510-sc
Overview Volume includes a printed copy of the constitution, bylaws and rules of the organization pasted onto the first few pages followed by a list of members, 1844-1852. The list includes information about each member's residence, occupation, date of initiation and age.

George W. Ingersoll Papers

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)

Discontinued Offices & Programs. Institute In Foreign Languages (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-008
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Department of Foreign Languages and Classics and U.S. Office of Education. The record group contains various information regarding funding support the Institute received from the U.S. Office of Education, including: proposals, reports, supporting material, and correspondence and memorandums from the Office. Also included are administrative records regarding the organization and promotion of the Institute, including:...

Discontinued Offices & Programs. Institute In History (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-007
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Department of History and U.S. Office of Education. The record group contains various information regarding funding support the Institute received from the U.S. Office of Education, including: proposals, forms, supporting material, and correspondence and memorandums from the Office. Also included are administrative records regarding the organization and promotion of the Institute, including: plans, schedules,...

International Brotherhood of Paper Makers, Local 410 (Lincoln, Me.) Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0259
Overview Records include contract agreements, correspondence, grievance reports, minutes, etc. of special interest is a series of letters written in 1965 between Maine Senator Margaret Chase Smith and Harold Noddin, president of Local 410.

International Paper Company Photograph Albums

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

International Paper Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1105-sc
Overview Correspondence, 1900-1902, from company president, Hugh Chisholm, or his secretary, E.W. Hyde, to Simon B. Gates, in Winn, Maine. Most letters concern land purchases for the company. Collection also includes copies of deeds, 1873-1901, for land in Winn and Mattawamkeag, Maine, as well as invoices, 1902, to Gates primarily for purchase of wood and other supplies.

Charles Rogers Ireland Papers

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

Francis A. Ireland Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0261
Overview Letters written by Francis A. Ireland to his family between September 1862 and July 1863 while serving in the 22nd Maine Infantry Regiment, Company E.

Iron Works at Pembroke (Me.) Photograph

Identifier: SpC MS 1462-sc
Scope and Contents Reproduction of an undated photograph showing the Pembroke Iron Works in Pembroke, Maine. Photograph is accompanied by an undated article from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion entitled "Iron Works, Pembroke, Me.".

Island Reading Club of Orono, Maine Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0709-sc
Overview The records of a women's reading club in Orono, Maine.

Isle Au Haut Oral History Project Collection

Identifier: MF113
Content Description Series of interviews with longtime residents of Isle Au Haut concerning the history of the island community.

Islesboro Inn Stable Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1177-sc
Overview Ledger of financial transactions of the stable at the Islesboro Inn, Islesboro, Maine. The volume is arranged by customer name and details the use of the Inn's horses for afternoon drives, drives to the jetty, to the cottage, etc.

Itinerant Minister's Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0924-sc
Overview A diary of an itinerant minister in Maine from April 11 to Dec. 31, 1888. Included in the back of the diary are accounts dated 1903.

J. F. & A. H. Chase Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1014-sc
Overview Business records of a manufacturer of lumber and cooperage in East Limington, Maine. Included are 4 account books and approximately 40 bills and letters.

University of Maine J. F. Witter Teaching and Research Center Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1496
Overview Historical records of cattle herds maintained at the experimental farm at the University of Maine and at other university farms.

J. G. Deering & Son Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1706
Overview Includes journals, ledgers, time and payroll books, and scrapbooks. Also included is a copy of Hiatt's expert lumber pricer published in 1925.

Robert Jack Daybooks

Identifier: SpC MS 1155-sc
Overview Volume records the sale of goods such as lumber, tobacco, cheese, rum, shingles, vinegar and gin. Accompanied by a second volume listing individual names, perhaps meant to index the ledger that would have been used with this daybook.

M. Eleanor Jackson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0263

Isaac Jacobs Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0767-sc
Overview Papers of a botanic physician in Maine. The papers are legal documents appointing Isaac Jacobs as Justice of the Peace in Hancock County for seven years starting in 1811, as Justice of the Peace in Penobscot County for seven years in 1818, in 1828, and in 1840. In 1821 he was authorized to administer oaths to civil officers in the County of Penobscot. In 1824 he was appointed pay master in the Third Regiment of Infantry in the First Brigade and Third Division of the Militia of Maine. In 1845 he...

Mary Childs Jane Literary Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0264
Overview A collection of hand written manuscripts, typed manuscripts, and galley proofs of the children's mystery books written by Mary C. Jane.

Mrs. John H. Jarvis Book of Recipes

Identifier: SpC MS 0766-sc
Overview A book with handwritten recipes and newspaper clippings pasted in. The recipes include traditional recipes and some for agriculture and medicine. Included also are an index of the recipes and lists of historical events and births and deaths of eminent persons. Written inside front cover: This book bought in 1835. Recipes copied into it by John H. Jarvis in 1877.

Robert E. Jensen Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0265

John Cassidy & Son Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0088

Ethel McLean Johnson Papers

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

Fred LaForest Johnson Correspondence and Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0796-sc
Overview The correspondence of a Bowdoin College student in the late 1870s and early 1880s. The letters are from Fred LaForest Johnson's father, his young brother Harry, his cousin Carrie who lived in Northport, Maine, his aunt Amanda from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The bulk of the correspondence is from his sister Mae. Included also are a diary from 1877, 2 photographs of Fred, a short genealogy of the Johnson family, and other miscellaneous letters and papers.

James Johnson Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 0266

Marc A. Johnson Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1630
Overview Maps, plans, aerial photographs and other materials collected by Johnson to document forest land use and logging in Maine, especially in areas near the Kennebec River and Moosehead Lake.

Johnston Family Papers

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

Mrs. A. J. Johnston Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0913-sc
Overview Letters from a son working in Washington, D.C. for the War Department during the First World War to his mother living in Old Town, Maine.

Freeland Jones Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1517

Peleg Jones Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0268

Philip C. Jones Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 0980-sc
Overview An account book of a physician in Springfield, Maine.

Phillip C. Jones Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1080-sc
Overview Account book of a physician in Springfield, Maine. Lists charges for patient visits and treatment as well as for general payments and expenditures. Includes a small number of transactions for the Springfield Normal School; Dr. Jones served on the board of directors of the school.

Ralph Kneeland Jones Agricultural Education Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0687-sc
Overview The papers consist primarily of letters in answer to Ralph Kneeland Jones's request for information about the history of agricultural education.

Jonesboro, Maine School District No. 3 Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0857-sc
Overview Handwritten records of a school district in Jonesboro, Maine. Includes legal notices and minutes of meetings from March 25, 1850 to April 2, 1880.

Franklin Jordan Boyhood Recollections

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.

Josiah Hume & Co. Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1200-sc
Overview Financial records of a business in Calais, Maine, presumably a general store. One volume, dated 1829-1832 and entitled Ledger B, records sales of goods such as shoes, apples, mackerel, butter, oil, rum, flannel, etc. The second volume, a daybook from 1835-1837, records daily transactions of the store. The volumes are accompanied by miscellaneous invoices, 1830-1832.

Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine Records

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

Journal (1812-1830)

Identifier: SpC MS 1147-sc
Overview A volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Surry, Maine. The first part of the volume was used as a daybook to record purchases from the store, 1812-1817. Entries for 1816-1817 are headed Ellsworth (Maine). Merchandise purchased includes gingham, rum, twine, corn, etc. The rest of the volume was used to record transactions from an unidentified logging or lumber business and dates from 1824-1830. Information includes lumber sawed and shipped from Reeds mill and "the...

Journal (1896-1898)

Identifier: SpC MS 1322-sc
Overview Daily diary kept by an unidentified farmer from May 1896 to April 1898. Entries detail the weather and the farm tasks done each day.

Journals of Fishing Voyages (1859-1860)

Identifier: SpC MS 1211
Overview Volumes dating from 1859 and 1860 kept by various masters of fishing vessels from Jonesport, Addison, Harrington and Milbridge, Maine. The journals were to be produced to the collector of customs for the District of Machias, Maine. Each volume includes information about the weather and sailing conditions as well as a record of the number of fish taken each day. Fishermen's shipping papers are also included for some of the vessels. Vessels and masters include Hubbard Flagg of the Schooner...

S. A. Joyce Class Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 1408-sc
Scope and Contents A notebook used by S.A. Joyce in 1909 to record notes taken in an English class at the University of Maine.

Samuel E. Judkins Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1198-sc
Overview An account book used by Judkins to record his business transactions, including sales of his agricultural products as well as work he did for the town of Belgrade and various individuals. Such work included breaking roads, administering estates, assessing property, selling hay and hauling wood. Miscellaneous receipts for Samuel and Belle Judkins as well as a school exercise book from an unidentified person accompany the account book.

Junior Order United American Mechanics, Mohegan Council No. 25 Minutes

Identifier: SpC MS 1181-sc
Overview Minutes of meetings of the council of the Junior Order United American Mechanics in Strong, Maine.

Kanasatka House Guest Register

Identifier: SpC MS 1144-sc
Overview Daily register of guests, many of whom were from Massachusetts or Rhode Island.

Katahdin Iron Works Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0270
Overview Records of the Katahdin Iron Works, an iron producing company located near Brownville Junction, Maine. It also includes records of Piscataquis Iron Works, a successor to Katahdin, and records generated by Prentiss and Carlisle Company of Bangor while managing the timberland on the Iron Works property.

Peter Kellman Labor Papers

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

Juliet Spangler Kellogg Performing Arts Programs Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1502
Overview Playbills, concert programs and programs for arts events in the Bangor, Maine, area as well as at the University of Maine collected by Juliet Spangler Kellogg. Most notable are those for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the Lakewood Theater in Skowhegan, Maine.

Guy T. Kendall Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1465
Scope and Contents Notebooks dating from 1924-1961 kept by Guy Kendall about race horses and harness racing in Maine and New Hampshire. A few notebooks also have information about races in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The notebooks include photographs of the horses and jockeys, racing programs listing the horses in each race and notes on how the horses placed in the races.

Kennebec Farmers and City Telephone Company Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 1171-sc
Overview Daybook of a company located in Waterville, Maine. The volume lists daily expenditures of the company, beginning with those paid to company manager Frank L. Ames and others for setting up and incorporating the company and continuing with listings for amounts paid to other employees and charges to customers for telephone installations and repairs.

John F. Kennedy's Visit to the University of Maine Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0273
Overview Materials include correspondence, telegrams, convocation program, press kit, and transcript of remarks of President Kennedy and relating to his visit.

Kents Hill School Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1217-sc
Overview A scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings from 1909 through 1915 about the Kents Hill School in Kents Hill (Readfield), Maine.

Austin H. Keyes Photograph Album

Identifier: SpC MS 1711
Overview A photograph album belonging to Austin H. Keyes, a member of the class of 1885 at the Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now the University of Maine).

Kezar Falls Methodist Episcopal Church Treasurer's Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1189-sc
Overview The volumes record names of church members and amounts of money given each Sunday. The first volume also lists church trustees and stewards as well as members of various church committees. The second volume includes a section entitled "Scrapbook," that lists events at the church from 1913 to 1915.

Kilby Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0276

King & Cundy Ledgers

Identifier: SpC MS 1139-sc
Overview Ledgers from a general store in Calais, Maine, arranged by name of customer and listing groceries and dry-goods purchased. The store is identified in the ledgers as both King & Cundy and G.D. King & Co.

Horatio King Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1672-sc
Overview Letters written to John C. Rives, Benjamin Perley Poore, Harrison Wright and Martin Jenkins Crawford by King while he was first assistant postmaster-general. All concern postal matters. Also included is King's franking privilege signature.

Stephen King Literary Papers

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

Kingsley & Allen Invoices

Identifier: SpC MS 1124

Rudyard Kipling Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1649-sc
Overview Two letters, May 14, 1895 and June 14, 1895, written in Brattleboro, Vermont, by Kipling to Lucius Tuttle, president of the Boston and Maine Railroad. One letter requests the establishment of a flag and freight station close to Kipling's home; the other recommends that trains sound a warning whistle when approaching a nearby bridge.

Kippewa for Girls Records

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

Kittery, Maine Town Warrant : Notice of Parish Meeting

Identifier: SpC MS 1307-sc
Overview A warrant issued on December 13, 1792 by John Bartlett, Justice of the Peace, to the constables of the Northerly or Second Parish in Kittery, Maine, calling for a parish meeting. A response dated December 31, 1792, from Robert Morrell, one of the constables, is written on the verso.

Kittery Trade Association Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1418-sc

Nahum Knapp Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1505-sc
Overview Ledger of a shoemaker from Bridgton, Maine, listing names of customers and work done for them, primarily making and mending shoes and boots. Customers paid for most work with cash but some was paid for by labor or by food or other goods.

Paul A. Knaut Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0281

Knight Family Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 1571-sc
Overview Correspondence, 1860-1865, among members of the Knight family of Biddeford, Maine. Includes letters to Albert E. Knight while he was a student at the Maine State Seminary (now Bates College) primarily from his brother Daniel Knight, writing from Fairfield, Wayne Co., Illinois. The letters are filled with family news and advice on how Albert should behave while at school and at home. Also contains letters to Samuel D. (Dow) Knight from his brothers Albert and Mendal while they were serving in...

Knights of Pythias: Grand Lodge of Maine Semi-Annual Report

Identifier: SpC MS 1403-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by the Hiram, Maine, lodge of the Knights of Pythias to report information about finances, membership, officers, and benefits to the central lodge in the state.

Knights of Pythias, Hiram Lodge No. 39 Official Record Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1174-sc
Overview Records of lodge meetings including minutes and financial information.

Knights of Pythias, Lake Sabattus Lodge No. 95 Official Record Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1137-sc
Overview Records of lodge meetings in Sabbattus, Maine.

Knights Templar, St. Omer Commandery No. 12 Records Abstract

Identifier: SpC MS 1250-sc
Overview Minutes of meetings of the lodge as well as the act of incorporation and lists of charter members and first officers.

Arthur S. Knox Letter

Identifier: SpC MS 1589-sc
Overview A letter to Ronald B. Davis of Waterville, Maine enclosing surface pollen spectra Knox obtained from 18 bogs, swamps and marshes in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts from 1939 to 1943.

Knox County Clerk of Courts Financial Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1081-sc
Overview Financial documents of the clerk of the Knox County, Maine, Court of County Commissioners. Documents are signed by Edwin Rose, clerk, and include justices' bills of costs, clerks' fees, accounts of travel, etc. Collection also includes a document listing committee members for an unidentified church, apparently in Rockland, Maine, and two unrelated invoices.

Knox County (Maine) Judges' Docket

Identifier: SpC MS 0764-sc
Overview A list of cases in a county court in Maine. Includes names of plaintiffs and defendants, names of judges, orders and judgments issued, hearings held.

Donaldson Koons Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0780
Overview The collection contains papers of Donaldson Koons of Sidney, Maine, focusing primarily on his work as Chair of the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) in 1973 and 1974.

Ku Klux Klan in Maine Photographs

Identifier: SpC MS 1444-sc
Overview Photographs of Ku Klux Klan activities and members in Maine, probably in the 1920s. One photograph is identified as being in Portland, Maine. A photocopy of an article entitled "Way Down East with the K.K.K." from Collier's, the National Weekly for Dec. 15, 1923, accompanies the photographs.

L. B. & Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0283

L. L. Bean, Inc. Catalogs

Identifier: SpC MS 0045

Lois LaBeau Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1315

George A. LaBonte Forestry Papers

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

Labor Account Book (1833-1869)

Identifier: SpC MS 1233-sc
Overview A volume used by an unidentified person, possibly Enoch Wood, to record work done for various individuals. Jobs included pruning trees, drilling, hauling wood, and splitting rocks as well as the use of oxen. The volume also records work done for the town of Manchester, Maine, including serving as a selectman, doing valuations, etc. A few invoices for work done are also included in the collection.

Labor Account Book (1904-1906)

Identifier: SpC MS 1207-sc
Overview A volume from an unidentified business, possibly a sawmill or lumbering operation in Old Town, Maine. Arranged by customer name, the volume lists unidentified merchandise purchased by each customer and the methods used to pay for these purchases, mostly days of labor.

Lakeside Woman's Christian Temperance Union of South China (Maine) Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0732-sc
Overview The records of a local auxiliary of the W.C.T.U. Included are the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of meetings from 1915 to 1940 of the Lakeside Women's Christian Temperance Union of South China [Maine]

Lakewood Theatre Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1310-sc
Overview The collection consists primarily of photographs including studio portraits of Herbert L. Swett; photographs of Grant Mills, his office at the theater, and his home in Norwalk, Conn.; images of the theater building and grounds; and a few photographs of scenes from unidentified plays. The collection also contains abstracts for property titles for Lakewood, 1961; a map showing land of the Lakewood Golf Club, 1970; and a few newspaper clippings, and other ephemera.

R. W. Lambert Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0731-sc
Overview Three letters by R.W. Lambert in Butte des Morts, Wisconsin. One unsigned letter written April 5 [1857?] to "My Mother" relates to the political situation prior to the Civil War. One signed letter written August 31, 1857 to Mrs. Richard Lambert, Skowhegan, Maine includes a section written by R.W. Lambert's wife Jane. One signed letter written October 19, 1861 to "Absent friends" describes his 4 children.

Lane and Usher Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0287

John Lane Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 0288