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Great Northern Paper Company


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Emile Leavitt, interviewed by Mark LaFond

Abstract Emile Leavitt, interviewed by Mark LaFond for FO 107, October 25, 1973, Old Town, Maine. Leavitt talks about the Argyle log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; construction of boom piers; checking, rafting, dropping off and other aspects of boom operation; use of wedges in assembling rafts; use of pickeroon; swings; the back way drive; meals and living conditions; Pea Cove and Nebraska booms; his work building dams for Great Northern Paper Co. The interviews are part of a project that led to...
Dates: 1973-1975

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline r oad took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for Great...
Dates: 1984

Fred Alliston Gilbert Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0202
Abstract Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company.
Dates: 1900-1973

Amos A. Graffte Lumber Contracts

Identifier: SpC MS 1760-sc
Scope and Contents Lumber contracts between Amos A. Graffte and Great Northern Paper Company, also includes one building contract between Graffte and Moose River Plantation.
Dates: 1899-1915

Great Northern Paper Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0210
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, subject files, publications, contracts for material and labor, maps and plans, photographs and production records.
Dates: 1889-1992

Marc A. Johnson Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 1630
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1890-1994

Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0399
Abstract The collection contains records of the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society, an organization in Bangor, Maine, for people interested in canoeing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. The materials center on environmental advocacy activities of the group in the 1970s.
Dates: 1974-1976