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American Realty Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1111-sc

Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine, are also included. Collection also contains a photograph from 1920 labeled: American Realty Co., Washburn, Me. View from river near south shore.

Dates

  • 1917-1936

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

1 folder

1 ledger

Overview

Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine, are also included. Collection also contains a photograph from 1920 labeled: American Realty Co., Washburn, Me. View from river near south shore.

Historical Note

The company, with headquarters in Portland, Maine, is listed in Portland city directories under the category of real estate agents and dealers. It appears to have managed timberland property and lumber camps in northern Maine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Orono, Me. in 2001.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the American Realty Company Records
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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