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Amos A. Graffte Lumber Contracts

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1760-sc

Scope and Contents

Lumber contracts between Amos A. Graffte and Great Northern Paper Company, also includes one building contract between Graffte and Moose River Plantation.

Dates

  • 1899-1915

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in repository.

Biographical Note

Amos Graffte was born in 1871 on the farm in Dennistown where he spent his entire life. In addition to farming, he was a successful lumberman, having logging crews in Skinner and Holeb, Maine, in the early 20th century. He was also associated with the Jackman Lumber Company and was foreman at the Kellogg Lumber Company in Long Pond, Maine. He was the town clerk of Dennistown for 52 years and town treasurer for 51 consecutive years. He was also superintendent of schools in Dennistown. Amos Graffte married Octavia Moulton in 1893 and they had two daughters. One daughter died as an infant; the other daughter, Marjorie Graffte Prout, married Everett Prout and lived in Massachusetts. Amos Graffte died on October 30, 1945.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jeffrey T. Albright of Lancaster, PA, December 2017.

Related Materials

Further information on Amos Graffte, as well as his wife, Olivia Moulton Graffte, can be found in collection SpC MS 0207, Amos and Octavia Moulton Graffte Papers.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Amos A. Graffte Lumber Contracts
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Author
Elizabeth Russell
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