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Ernest C. Brown Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1655

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.


  • 1905-1941

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Ernest C. Brown, a native of Robbinston, Maine, was a rural mail carrier there from 1905 until his retirement in 1946.


6 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara B. Barnes, Robbinston, Maine in November 2010.

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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