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Maine Historical Photographs Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0316

Scope and Contents

The collection is a compilation of copies of original photographs from throughout the state of Maine. It consists of over 2000 black and white copy prints and negatives detailing Maine's history since the 1850's. A description of each print is included on cards in a 2-drawer catalog and a cross-referenced topic index to the collection is included in the catalog.


  • Creation: 185?-19??


Restrictions on Access

Use of some of the photographs in the collection is restricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.


22 items (22 loose-leaf binders)

1 Files (1 2-drawer card catalog)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was produced by the Instructional Systems Center at the University of Maine at Orono.

Guide to the Maine Historical Photographs Collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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