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Maine Consolidated Power Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0310

Scope and Contents

The financial records of an electric utility in Maine. Included are daybooks, cashbooks, journals and ledgers. Also included are annual reports to the Maine Public Utilities Commission, property valuations, and property tax studies. Two volumes of records of the Farmington Falls Electric Company are also found in this series. Series II contains a small amount of material from the Franklin Light & Power Company and Wilton Light Company. Financial information from the Phillips Electric Light & Power Company is also included, as well as an account book from the Kingfield Line Company. Each of these companies also has a separate record in URSUS, the Library's on-line catalog; therefore its assigned manuscript number is included in its description.


  • Creation: 1912-1966
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1920-1950


Restrictions on Access

Kept at 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

In 1929 the Maine Public Utilities Commission gave approval for the consolidation of the Franklin Power Co., Inc.; Franklin Light & Power Co.; Franklin Power Co.; Strong Lighting & Improvement Co.; and Wilton Light Co., thus formally establishing the Maine Consolidated Power Company. Over the years more local power companies were bought It was acquired by the Central Maine Power Company in 1966.


20 linear feet (ledgers ; 25-36 cm)

5.2 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials



The financial records of an electric utility in Maine.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: Records of the Maine Consolidated Power Company and Records of predecessor companies.

Guide to the Maine Consolidated Power Company Records
Box And Folder List Available
Brenda Howitson Steeves
March 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

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