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Margo Holden Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0706-sc

Scope and Contents

The papers of a Maine author and illustrator. Included are a carbon copy of a typescript article "Down the Allagash", photocopies of sketches by Margo Holden, 17 short articles about the Allagash region, 3 letters relating to Harris W. Soule, and an article "Summer at Northeast Carry." Correspondents include Mr. Chatto and Malcolm Coulter. Included also is a copy of a letter from Malcolm W. Coulter to Harris Soule.


  • 1968


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Biographical Note

Margo Holden lived at Clayton Lake, Maine. She and her husband Carl owned a camp which was near one owned by Harris Soule. She wrote articles about life in northern Maine and along the Allagash River. Her father was an old-time camp and drive cook. She provided sketches for Harris Soule's book Northwoods tales and unusual recipes, published in 1971.

Biographical Note

Malcolm Wilford Coulter was a professor of wildlife sciences at the University of Maine in Orono.


3 Folders (47 items)

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The papers of a Maine author and illustrator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Margo Holden in 1973.


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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States