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Rebecca Jane Rouse Student Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 1796-sc

Scope and Contents

A bound volume used for a variety of school exercises--math, spelling, writing--and also to record some financial transactions. It appears to have originated in St. John, New Brunswick. Also included is a printed map of the Dominion of Canada, colored in red crayon or pencil. Some place names have been penciled in.


  • Creation: 1864


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Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher.

Biographical Note

Rebecca Jane Rouse was born on January 27, 1845, in Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Lydia and David.

She attended the teacher's training school in Saint John, New Brunswick, although there is no indication she taught anywhere.

She married Edward Albert Taylor on October 24, 1868, in her hometown. They had seven children in 14 years. She died on October 17, 1926, in Littleton, Maine, at the age of 81, and was buried in Houlton, Maine.

(compiled from and the Provinical Archives of New Brunswick; accessed 5/31/2022).


1 volume

1 sheet (1 notebook, 1 map)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Cheney of Brewer, Maine, September 2021.

Guide to the Rebecca Jane Rouse Student Notebook
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Elizabeth Russell
May 2022
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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