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Warren Fish Company Daybooks

Identifier: SpC MS 1797-sc

Content Description

Daybooks for the Warren Fish Company in Five Islands, Maine, wholesaler dealers in salted, pickled, and smoked fish. Details 1913 type and amount of fish caught by various vessels. Fish include cod, halibut, hake, pollock, salmon, butterfish, and sea trout.


  • Creation: 1913


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No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher.

Historical Note

The Warren Fish Compay was a wholesale supplier to the many guesthouses and clubs in the Five Islands area. Accounts run mostly through the spring and summer and are made out to such firms as “The Otter Cliff House” or “Hotel Lawnmere.” These books also contain accounts with named individuals, possibly buyers for other establishments. At the beginning of the first book are records of payment for expenses and work performed by Edgar Warren and J.S. Ballou. These are such tasks as “rigging” and “repairs on engine.” (compiled from; accessed 5/31/2022).


3 Volumes (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Guide to the Warren Fish Company Daybooks
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Elizabeth Russell
May 2022
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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