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Maine Photograph and Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0407-sc

Scope and Contents

The collection provides views of Maine from the early 20th century. It includes a photographic postcard "B. & A.R.R. Series. State Line Tunnel", produced by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., manufacturers, Portland, Me.; a photographic postcard probably of the Boothbay area produced by McDougall & Keefe, Boothbay Harbor, Me.; a photographic postcard "Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine", produced by American Art Post Card Co., Boston, Mass.; a picture postcard "Damariscotta Lake, Damariscotta, Maine", produced by American Art Post Card Co., Brookline, Mass.; and a collection of 7 photographic postcards and 3 photographs of Maine logging scenes in the early 1920's.

Dates

  • 1912-1930?

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

11 items (10 b&w and 1 collection)

3 items

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection provides views of Maine from the early 20th century. It includes a photographic postcard "B. & A.R.R. Series. State Line Tunnel", produced by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., manufacturers, Portland, Me.; a photographic postcard probably of the Boothbay area produced by McDougall & Keefe, Boothbay Harbor, Me.; a photographic postcard "Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine", produced by American Art Post Card Co., Boston, Mass.; a picture postcard "Damariscotta Lake, Damariscotta, Maine", produced by American Art Post Card Co., Brookline, Mass.; and a collection of 7 photographic postcards and 3 photographs of Maine logging scenes in the early 1920's.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photographic postcards and photographs of Maine logging scenes in the early 1920's were collected by Frank Hinckley, Bangor, Maine, and given to Special Collections in May 1979. No record exists for the donor of the remaining postcards.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Maine Photograph and Postcard Collection
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