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United Methodist Church (Orono, Me.) Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0596

Scope and Contents

The records of a Methodist church in Orono, Maine from its beginnings to the present. Included are Trustees records, membership lists, annual reports, church bulletins, building committee records and financial records.


  • Creation: 1829-1996


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.

Administrative History of United Methodist Church, Orono, ME

The church was formed as part of the "Bangor circuit". It was set apart in 1829 for the Town of Orono. The church was incorporated July 18, 1835 as the Oak Street Chapel Society. The parsonage was built in 1838. In 1841-42, the Chapel Society became the Methodist Church and in 1867 the church was remodeled. The church still exists today.


25.5 linear feet (25 boxes)

Language of Materials



The records of a Methodist church in Orono, Maine, from its beginnings to the present.

Arrangement of the Records

Collection arranged by official function and by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the United Methodist Church, Orono, Maine.

Guide to the United Methodist Church (Orono, Me.) Records
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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