Philo Hewett Diary
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Diary of an 18-year-old student living in East Winthrop, Maine. He spent a lot of time at his camp with his friends and describes in his diary his daily activities including school, work, fun with his friends and his girl friend whom he later married. Included also are two newspaper clippings. One is about Squirrel Island, a summer resort in the Boothbay Harbor region, which Philo and his friends visited in the summer. The second clipping describes a father and son banquet in East Winthrop which Philo attended.
- Hewett, Philo, 1909-2001 (Person)
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Philo Conant Hewett was born in 1909 and died in East Winthrop, Maine in 2001. He married Dorothy Dudley True of Augusta, Maine on September 14, 1935.
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Diary of an 18-year-old student living in East Winthrop, Maine.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Beakers Antiques, Hollis Center, Maine in November 2001.
Philo Hewett recorded his diary in a blank Wanamaker diary, published in New York by John Wanamaker in 1928. In addition to the lined diary pages the diary includes advertising, quotations, anecdotes, current events, seating diagrams of local New York theaters, etc.
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- Students -- Maine -- Winthrop Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Winthrop (Me.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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