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Baxter State Park Land Conveyances and Restrictions

Identifier: SpC MS 1447-sc

Scope and Contents

Copies of documents assembled by an unknown compiler detailing the laws and restrictions covering Baxter State Park in Maine. Includes a timeline for the establishment of the park, communications from Percival P. Baxter, and a list of deeds of gift for the park.


  • after 1931


Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Percival P. Baxter, a former governor of Maine, gave much of the land that is included in Baxter State Park in Maine. Starting with an initial gift in 1931 and continuing until 1962, Baxter gave 28 separate gifts to be held in trust to the people of Maine. With each gift, Baxter also attached communications to guide the trustees in the management of the park.


4 Folders

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Typescripts (photocopies)


No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

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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