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Raymond F. Vigue Lumber Transport Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0604

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied notebooks of the various aspects of Mr. Vigue's jobs. Mr. Vigue has recorded every aspect in minute detail. The notebooks mostly concern transport in logging operations. Some marksmanship records are also in the collection.

Dates

  • 1927-1997

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the Library.

Biographical Note

Raymond F. Vigue was born in Winslow, Maine in 1913. He began work for Hollingsworth and Whitney Co. in 1927. He was employed there until 1951. In 1951, he went to work for Mack Trucks designing highly specialized heavy duty trucks and trailers utilized in off-highway operations. He worked there until 1961 when he was employed by the Maine State Highway Commission as an equipment engineer. In 1967, he was promoted to Director of Motor Transport Service. He retired in 1978, but was a consultant for many firms until January 1998.

Extent

3 linear feet (3 boxes)

7 models

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection includes photocopied notebooks of the various aspects of Mr. Vigue's jobs. Mr. Vigue has recorded every aspect in minute detail. The notebooks mostly concern transport in logging operations. Some marksmanship records are also in the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The models were a gift of Mr. Vigue.
Title
Guide to the Raymond F. Vigue Lumber Transport Notebooks
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2017
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