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Bond Wheelwright Company Business Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0061

Scope and Contents

The records of a publishing company in Freeport, Maine. Included are financial records, correspondence with authors, business correspondence, proofs, advertising materials and some illustrations, half tones, and manuscripts.


  • Creation: 1949-1985


Restrictions on Access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The company was founded in New York City in 1949 by Bond and Thea Wheelwright. The company moved to Maine in 1953. They were publishers of "purposeful non-fiction, Maine regional books, and reprints". They also published municipal directories. Bond Wheelwright died in 1975. The company became TBW Books.


82 boxes (100 linear feet)

4 folio folders (4 folio shelves)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mr. & Mrs. (Thea) Bond Wheelwright in September of 1973. Later additions have been made.

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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