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C. H. Sawyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1019-sc

Scope and Contents Note

Papers of a manager of a paper company and a superintendent of a telegraph company in Bangor, Maine. Included are business letters and telegrams to C. H. Sawyer as manager at the Orono Pulp and Paper Company and as superintendent at the Northern Telegraph Company. Included also are letters concerning the cutting of timber for the pulp and paper mill and the sending of batteries, vitriol and other supplies. A few of the letters concern employment. Included also are letters from Edmund A. Whitman with the firm of Elder, Wait & Whitman in Boston concerning litigation over the cutting of timber. Included are 4 letters written in 1876 by Charles Burrill, treasurer of Warren Powder Mills, Boston, to C. H. and R. W. Sawyer in Abbot, Maine concerning a supply of blasting powder. Included also are 4 unrelated items.

Dates

  • 1876-1944
  • 1901 (bulk)

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

C. H. (Charles Haven) Sawyer was a resident of Bangor, Maine. In 1876 he was listed in the Bangor City Directory as a railway and telegraph contractor along with his brother R. W. Sawyer. In 1901 he was employed as manager of the Orono Pulp and Paper Company and as superintendent of the Northern Telegraph Company, both firms headquartered in Bangor. His brother Robert was treasurer of the Orono Pulp and Paper Company in 1901.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers of a manager of a paper company and a superintendent of a telegraph company in Bangor, Maine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from DeWolfe & Wood, Alfred, Maine in July 2002.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the C. H. Sawyer Papers
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