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Dinsmore Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF072

Scope and Contents

A collection of Dinsmore / Rich family genealogy materials including over three hundred photos pertaining to outdoor life, women, and family gatherings.

Dates

  • 1997-1998

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions on material.

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

NA2462 Dr. Paul Rich Dinsmore, interviewed by Elizabeth Hedler, August 14, 1998 in relation to the photographs Dinsmore had previously donated (spring 1997). Remainder of the collection was donated by Paul Rich Dinsmore, spring 1997, Maine. A collection of Dinsmore / Rich family genealogy materials including “Dinsmore: Seven Generations,” “Samuel Rich of Truro,” and photocopies of “A Dissertation on Sympathy, by Samuel Dinsmore, Brunswick, Maine, April, 1835” and other items. Over three hundred photos pertaining to outdoor life, women, and family gatherings. NOTE: Accession contains some original fragile letters from the 19th century. Also present for interview: Anne Dinsmore.

Text: 37 pp. transcript Recording: mfc_na2462_c1629_01&02, mfc_na2462_c1630_01&02, mfc_na2462_c1631_01 140 minutes Photos: P07778 - P08093

Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.

Materials Specific Details

Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Dinsmore Family Collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Amanda Marden
Date
April 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207.581.1686