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Penobscot Development Company and Penobscot Development Limited Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0792-sc

Scope and Contents

The records of logging and lumbering companies operating in Maine and in Nova Scotia, Canada. Included are copies of correspondence concerning logging and lumbering in Nova Scotia dating from Nov. 26, 1926 to Nov. 5, 1930 and June 16, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1946. Most of the letters are between L. J. Freedman in Great Works, Maine and John A. Sharpe in Bass River, Nova Scotia. Included also are reports on the boom logs owned by the Penobscot Development Company in 1920 and 1921. Included also are timber reports on the lands in Nova Scotia owned by the Penobscot Development Company from 1923 to 1927. Included also is the agreement for the sale of lands from the Penobscot Development Company to the Penobscot Development Limited, the Articles of Association of Penobscot Development Limited, and other legal documents concerning the management of the Penobscot Development Limited. Included also are blueprint drawings of booms on the Montmorency River and on the Economy River in Nova Scotia.

Dates

  • 1920-1946

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The Penobscot Development Company was incorporated in 1914 for the purpose of handling the woods department of the Penobscot Chemical Fiber Company of Great Works. It was formed for the purpose of transmitting, floating, and driving logs, timber, lumber, and wood along the Penobscot River in Maine. The Penobscot Development Company owned the shares of the Penobscot Development Limited (incorporated in Nova Scotia) and agreed in 1928 to sell property it owned in the Province of Nova Scotia to the Penobscot Development Limited.

Historical Note

The Penobscot Development Limited was incorporated in 1928 under The Nova Scotia Companies' Act as a Company incorporated by shares. The registered office of the company was in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The company was established to maintain, conduct, manage and carry on the business of lumbermen and saw-millers and of buying, selling and dealing in generally timber, wood, timber limits, pulp limits, timber licenses and wood lands, and other objects as set forth in the Memorandum of Association.

Extent

2 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records of logging and lumbering companies operating in Maine and in Nova Scotia, Canada. Included are copies of correspondence concerning logging and lumbering in Nova Scotia dating from Nov. 26, 1926 to Nov. 5, 1930 and June 16, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1946. Most of the letters are between L. J. Freedman in Great Works, Maine and John A. Sharpe in Bass River, Nova Scotia. Included also are reports on the boom logs owned by the Penobscot Development Company in 1920 and 1921. Included also are timber reports on the lands in Nova Scotia owned by the Penobscot Development Company from 1923 to 1927. Included also is the agreement for the sale of lands from the Penobscot Development Company to the Penobscot Development Limited, the Articles of Association of Penobscot Development Limited, and other legal documents concerning the management of the Penobscot Development Limited. Included also are blueprint drawings of booms on the Montmorency River and on the Economy River in Nova Scotia.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

Title
Guide to the Penobscot Development Company and Penobscot Development Limited Records
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