Methodist Episcopal Church. Maine Conference
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scrapbook of Jean R. Cobb of Brownville Junction, Maine, documenting her experiences at the 13th annual institute of the Epworth League held in Bucksport, Maine in 1931. The institute was made up of young people from 23 Methodist churches in eastern Maine. Volume includes notes about lectures and other activities, programs, newspaper clippings, autographs of attendees, etc. Some information about institutes held in Bucksport in 1932 and in Castine, Maine in 1934 is also included.
15 diaries, 1885-1910, of John Dana Payson, a teacher, summer resort keeper, and pastor. Payson was born in Cushing, Maine in 1861. Diaries date from his time at seminary in Bucksport, followed by stations in Bangor, Dexter, Southport, Camden, and Union. Payson notes the weather, church activities such as marriages and funerals, and daily activities.