Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)
Scope and Contents
Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers and invoice books covering the years 1895 to 1916.
- Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company (Me.) (Organization)
Retrictions on Access
Kept in the Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Information on literary rights available in the repository.
The Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company was incorporated in Maine by Chapter 25 of the Private and Special Laws of 1887. E.A. Thompson, J.B. Mayo, Willis E. Parsons, John F. Arnold, E.S. Favor, Joseph B. Peaks, J.A. Lander, H.M. Heath, Weston Lewis, and J.S. Maxcy were the original corporators. The company was authorized to supply electricity to the towns of Dover and Foxcroft and those towns were authorized to enter into a contract with the company to supply street lighting. The company became part of Greenville Light & Power Company in 1914. Greenville became part of Penobscot Bay Electric Company in 1915; Penobscot became part of Central Maine Power Company in 1920.
10 ledgers (36 cm.)
Language of Materials
- Electric utilities -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Financial records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Invoices Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ledgers (Account books) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Central Maine Power Company (Organization)
- Guide to the Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)
- In Progress
- Brenda Howitson Steeves
- March 2005
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Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
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