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Dover and Foxcroft Light and Heat Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

Identifier: SpC MS 0145

Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers and invoice books covering the years 1895 to 1916.


  • Creation: 1895-1916


Retrictions on Access

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

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

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


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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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