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Collection of Newspaper Clippings about George Warren Field

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0753-sc

Scope and Content Note

A collection of newspaper articles relating to George Warren Field who died Jan. 10, 1900. The articles were pasted into a notebook by J. L. Crosby and given to Field's widow on Feb. 3. The clippings include 2 portraits of Field. Included also is a letter signed by J. L. Crosby to Mrs. Field upon the presentation of the notebook.

Dates

  • 1900

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

John L. Crosby (1834-1908) was City Treasurer of Bangor from 1873 to 1892, treasurer of Bangor Savings Bank from 1894, and a prominent leader in the Bangor community.

Biographical Note

George Warren Field was born in Belfast, Maine in 1818 and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1837. He entered Bangor Theological Seminary in 1843, graduating three years later. Before and after his theological course he was principal of schools in Freedom, Belfast, and Gorham. He held brief pastorates in Frankfort and Brewer and in 1855 was settled with Salem Street Church, Boston, where he remained seven years. In 1863 he became pastor of Central Church, Bangor, Maine, where he remained in active service until 1892 when he retired. He died in Bangor in 1900.

Extent

1 folder (2 items)

Overview

A collection of newspaper articles relating to George Warren Field who died Jan. 10, 1900. The articles were pasted into a notebook by J. L. Crosby and given to Field's widow on Feb. 3. The clippings include 2 portraits of Field. Included also is a letter signed by J. L. Crosby to Mrs. Field upon the presentation of the notebook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James B. Vickery.

Physical Description

1 folder>
Title
Guide to the Collection of Newspaper Clippings about George Warren Field
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686