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Daniel T. Richardson Business and Personal Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0435

Scope and Contents

The Daniel T. Richardson papers cover the period during and after the Civil War in East Baldwin, Maine. Included are records of Richardson's retail store, his town service, his political involvement, his postal service, and papers pertaining to his pension claims service.


  • Creation: 1841-1887


Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Daniel Richardson graduated form Bowdoin College in 1841. He taught school, he was a mail carrier and postmaster in East Baldwin. He was superintendent of schools, town selectman, Assistant Marshall for the 1850 and 1870 census, state senator, and U.S. claims agent for Civil War veterans. He also operated a general store in East Baldwin for over 35 years.


3 boxes (3 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mr. Ellery H. Ward about 1971.


No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

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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