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Clara Bates Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1040-sc

Scope and Contents Note

A notebook and newspaper clippings collected by a teacher in East Machias, Maine and San Rafael, California. The notebook contains a record of primary school no. 4 [place unknown], from January 4, 1871 to July 14, 1871. The record includes class lists and elementary school poems and songs. The notebook also contains newspaper clippings of local and religious news and poetry pasted in and recipes. Included also are a newspaper obituary for Eleanor Putnam (Mrs. Arlo Bates) and a sample of crochet work.

Dates

  • 1871-1898.

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Clara Bates was born around 1853 in East Machias, Maine. In the 1870 federal census she is listed as living with her mother Susan in East Machias along with her sister Charlotte and brother Arlo, both of whom are school teachers. In the 1880 census she is listed as a school teacher in San Rafael, California and living with her married sister Charlotte Moore.

Extent

1 folder (18 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A notebook and newspaper clippings collected by a teacher in East Machias, Maine and San Rafael, California. The notebook contains a record of primary school no. 4 [place unknown], from January 4, 1871 to July 14, 1871. The notebook also contains newspaper clippings of local and religious news and poetry pasted in and recipes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edith Pomeroy in March 1981.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Clara Bates Notebook
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
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