Ernest C. Brown Diaries
Scope and Contents
Diaries, 1905-1941, of Ernest C. Brown documenting his employment as a rural mail carrier in Robbinston, Maine. Daily entries provide details of the weather, the number of pieces of mail delivered, events in the family and the town, etc. A few entries in the diary for 1937 appear to have been made by Brown's son, Philip R. Brown.
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Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Ernest C. Brown, a native of Robbinston, Maine, was a rural mail carrier there from 1905 until his retirement in 1946.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Barbara B. Barnes, Robbinston, Maine in November 2010.
- Brown, Ernest C.
- Brown, Philip R.
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- Letter carriers -- Maine -- Robbinston -- Biography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Maine -- Climate -- Observations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Robbinston (Me.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Rural free delivery -- Maine -- Robbinston Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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