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Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914



  • Existence: 1828 - 1914

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book with Clippings (circa 1878)

Identifier: SpC MS 0005
Scope and Contents

Account book with clippings relating to Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain pasted over first pages. Includes autograph and photographic portrait.

Dates: circa 1878

Jeannette F. (Lamb) Adams Letter

Identifier: SpC MS 0657-sc

Autograph letter signed. Folded letter with envelope. Letter refers to Joshua Chamberlain. Mrs. Horace G. Allen (nee Grace Dupee Chamberlain) was his daughter.

Dates: 1914 March 7

Catherine Smith, interviewed by Lee Foster


0872 Catherine Smith, interviewed by Lee Foster, February 21, 1975, Brunswick, Maine. Smith discusses her life in the 1910s in Brunswick; writing for Motion Picture Magazine prior to WWI; writing plays; Joshua Chamberlain’s funeral; working as an assistant to Chamberlain 1910-1914; boating with Chamberlain; May parties in New York; and a May party in Brunswick during WWI. Text: 26 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0840 1 hour.

Dates: 1974-1980

Chamberlain Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0093

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.

Dates: 1821-1958

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 0806-sc

A personal notebook of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. It contains questions of theology by Dr. Pond handwritten by Chamberlain.

Dates: June 1854

European and North American Railway Opening Ceremonies Collection

 Collection — Box 1223
Identifier: SpC MS 0375
Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings about the European and North American Railway and letters covering attendance at the opening ceremony. Photocopies of letters from Samuel L. Clemens, Joshua L. Chamberlain and Hamilton Fish are included.

Dates: 1864-1947

Joshua Lawrence Letter to Adjutant General of Maine

Identifier: SpC MS 1365-sc
Scope and Contents

A letter written by Chamberlain to Maine's Adjutant General stating that the name of Daniel Donovan, a member of the 20th Maine Infantry Regiment, should be on the list in the Adjutant General's office of those present in the battle of Gettysburg.

Dates: 1902

Charles H. Mann Civil War Service Broadside

Identifier: SpC MS 1534-sc

Testimonial certificate given for service in the Civil War, dated July 4, 1868. Signed: John C. Caldwell, Adj. General; Joshua L. Chamberlain, Governor.

Dates: 1868

Charles Parkhurst Civil War Service Broadside

Identifier: SpC MS 1535-sc

Testimonial certificate given for service in the Civil War, dated July 4, 1868. Signed: John C. Caldwell, Adj. General; Joshua L. Chamberlain, Governor.

Dates: 1868

George Haven Putnam Letter

Identifier: SpC MS 1544-sc

A letter from G.H. Putnam of the publishing firm G.P. Putnam's Sons discussing terms on which the firm would be willing to publish Joshua Chamberlain's book, The Passing of the Armies.

Dates: January 28, 1915

Benjamin Franklin Tefft Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0883-sc

The papers of a Methodist clergyman, teacher, and diplomat. Included are letters received by Dr. Tefft relating to education, Republican Party matters, and religious and diplomatic subjects relating chiefly to Sweden. Correspondents include Joshua Chamberlain, Hannibal Hamlin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lot Morrill, Enoch Pond, Israel Washburn, Jr., and F. W. Seward.

Dates: 1836-1882

James B. Vickery Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0602
Abstract The Vickery manuscript collection contains a wide range of material related to Maine history, Maine families, Maine towns, and the Civil War, as well as a lot of general Maine material and some general interest material. The most prominent subjects include: Bangor, ME; Joshua L. Chamberlain; Civil War (mostly letters, organized by family name). Types of material include: correspondence; deeds; diaries; Maine families (history, genealogy,and letters); letters; Maine; marriage records;...
Dates: circa 1711-circa 1997; Majority of material found within 1800-1899

Edward Washburn Whitaker Letter

Identifier: SpC MS 1545-sc

Typescript of a letter in which Whitaker outlines his participation as chief of staff for Gen. George Custer in the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox.

Dates: April 29, 1901

Additional filters:

Collection 12
Archival Object 1
Letters (Correspondence) 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Broadsides 2
Clippings 2
Maine -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2