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Katherine Chase Owen Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0379

Scope and Contents

A group of 19th century letters collected by Katerine C. Owen for publication in Dear Sue (1976) and Dear Capt. Fess (1977). Also included are other generalized and family documents, and the service records of Mrs. Owen's husband, Albert S. Owen, M.D.


  • Creation: 1850-1885


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Katherine C. Owen is the granddaughter of Fessenden Chase and Susan Lee Chase. She collected and published their letters. More information may be found in the works cited.

Biographical Note

Albert S. Owen was a medical officer during WWI and an M.D. before and after. He died in 1957.


2 linear feet (2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Katherine C. Owen in 1977 and 1980.

Publications About Described Materials

"Dear Sue: Letters to Mrs. Fessendon Chase from 1870 to 1881 as compiled by her granddaughter, Katerine C. Owen, North Edgecomb, ME," K.C. Owen, 1976.

Publications About Described Materials

"Dear Capt. Fess: Letters to Captain Fessenden Chase from 1850 to 1885 as compiled by his granddaughter, Katherine Chase Owen, North Edgecomb, ME,", K.C. Owen, 1977.
Guide to the Katherine Chase Owen Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States