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Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046

Scope and Contents

Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill.; record books of the 23d Maine Regiment; and prints, photographss and scrapbooks.

Dates

  • circa 1860-1864

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

Paul W. Bean (1914-1971), graduate of the University of Maine in 1935, was a collector of books and documents relating to the Civil War.

Extent

5 linear feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Paul W. Bean in 1972.

General

Selected material from this collection have been digitized and transcribed. They can be found online at http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/paul_bean_papers/

Creator

Title
Guide to the Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers
Status
Digital Objects Available
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
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

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686