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Blaisdell Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1512-sc

Scope and Contents

Photograph album by an unidentified compiler documenting members of the Blaisdell family of Winterport, Maine and New York City. Most photographs are identified and many show scenes in Winterport and Bayside, Maine. Also pictured are other areas of Maine as well as photographs taken in Bradford, Pa., Arizona, California, Tennessee, Italy, Puerto Rico and India. In addition to members of the family, the photos also show images of various family homes, businesses, etc.

Dates

  • undated

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Access

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Ebenezer Blaisdell, born in Providence, R.I., settled in Winterport, Maine and was a tanner and farmer. He married Annie Ferren of Kennebunkport, Maine. Their son, Eben Ferren Blaisdell, was born in Frankfort, Maine in 1823, married Nancy Chase, and died in Bradford, Pa. in 1901. Their sons Walter Ferren, Mark Lester, Frank Lewis, Joseph William, Silas Canada, Philo Chase, Abraham Lincoln, and Edward Kendall Blaisdell were engaged in business, owning the Standard Wood Company of New Jersey; the Blaisdell Brothers kindling wood and coal business and the Curtis & Blaisdell coal business, both in New York City; and the Blaisdell Machine Company in Bradford, Pa. The brothers also owned timber lands in southern states.

Extent

1 volume (18 x 25 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photograph album by an unidentified compiler documenting members of the Blaisdell family of Winterport, Maine and New York City. Most photographs are identified and many show scenes in Winterport and Bayside, Maine. Also pictured are other areas of Maine as well as photographs taken in Bradford, Pa., Arizona, California, Tennessee, Italy, Puerto Rico and India. In addition to members of the family, the photos also show images of various family homes, businesses, etc.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Blaisdell Family Photograph Album
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