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Big Houston Camps Guest Register

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1560-sc

Scope and Contents

A guest register used at the Big Houston Camps, 1896-1939. Entries list names of guests, their places of residence, and dates of registration. Register also includes comments on weather and lake conditions added by camp proprietors especially Walter L. Arnold, proprietor in the 1930s.

Dates

  • 1896-1939

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

Big Houston Camps, also called Camp Houston, was a sporting camp located at Katahdin Iron Works, Maine. Proprietors included A.A. Hunt, Kittridge Bros., and Walter L. Arnold.

Extent

1 volume (40 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A guest register used at the Big Houston Camps, 1896-1939. Entries list names of guests, their places of residence, and dates of registration. Register also includes comments on weather and lake conditions added by camp proprietors especially Walter L. Arnold, proprietor in the 1930s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David G. Smith, Camden, Me. in April 1984.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Big Houston Camps Guest Register
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