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Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract

Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Abstract

Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Dates: circa 1860-1864

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Abstract

Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

Dates: 1887-1898

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Abstract Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...
Dates: 1883-1927

Howard A. Camp Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1553
Scope and Contents

Letters written between Aug. 1862 and May 1865 by Howard A. Camp, a member of the 21st Connecticut Infantry Regiment, to his family and friends. Collection also includes Camp's diaries for 1862 and 1863 and background information on Camp and his regiment supplied by the donor.

Dates: 1862-1865

Cary Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0085
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters and diaries of a family during the mid-19th century. Includes diaries and letters of two brothers who fought with the 5th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. The family members were farmers from Topsham.

Dates: 1856-1920

Chandler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0094
Abstract

Consists of business and personal papers of several generations of the family as well as materials concerning the town of New Gloucester, Maine.

Dates: 1750-1956; Majority of material found within 1795-1886

Clinton Llewellyn Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0107
Abstract

The collection contains material from Clinton Cole's years as a student at the University of Maine, including diaries from 1898 and 1899, memorabilia from his social activities at the university, lecture notes and photographs. The bulk of the collection is made up of Cole's scrapbooks and individual illustrations from newspapers and magazines of a variety of ships. Also included is an index to these illustrations by Robin Tarbell.

Dates: 1898-1975

Colwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1727
Scope and Contents

Family papers, calendars, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, photographs, and clippings of Maine author Miriam Colwell and her partner, the artist Chenoweth Hall. Cole family papers include business records of the Deasy and Handy Country Store, several Cole family businesses, journals, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information for the community of Prospect Harbor.

Dates: 1817-2012

Corydon P. Cronk Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0117
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the personal papers and business records of Corydon P. Cronk of Wellesley, Massachusetts. It contains correspondence, job-related documents, photographs, subject files, and publications relating to Corydon Cronk's long and varied career in forestry. Included are speeches, reports, notes, memos, meeting notices, and conference programs. Also included are early records of the More, Mitchell, Millard, and Smith families.

Dates: 1812-1967; Majority of material found within 1910-1946

William Chase Crosby Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0701-sc
Abstract

The papers of a farmer, businessman, and lawyer, of Atkinson and Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1818-1881

Meyer Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Abstract

The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.

Dates: 1880-1977

John Franklin Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Abstract

The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.

Dates: 1908-1974

Delano Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0135
Abstract

Includes family photographs, letters, documents, and autographs of some noted personalities. Also includes genealogy of Delano and Hartwell families.

Dates: 1866-1990

Devereux Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0139
Abstract

Papers of various members of the Devereux family of Penobscot, Maine, as well as materials from other residents of Penobscot and Castine, Maine.

Dates: 1831-1934

Dingley Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0141
Abstract

Letters, diaries, (1855-59), speeches, and scrapbooks of Frank Lambert Dingley (1840-1918), editor of the Lewiston Journal, biography and other papers relating to Nelson Dingley (1832-1899), Governor of Maine, and other family members.

Dates: 1855-1916

Normand DubeĢ Education Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Abstract

The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.

Dates: 1951-1988

East Branch Dam Company and East Branch Improvement Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1015-sc
Abstract

Records of a company and its successor which owned a share of the power rights of the Penobscot River in Maine.

Dates: 1862-1966

Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott

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Identifier: SpC MS 0181
Scope and Contents

Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.

Dates: 1846-1940

Julianna FreeHand Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0187
Abstract

Diaries and letters of Sumner Drinkwater, a Maine sea captain and his wife, Alice Gray Drinkwater, 1870-1908. Consisting of some of the materials used by Julianna FreeHand in the writing of A Seafaring Legacy.

Dates: 1870-1908

Edith Gardner and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1783
Abstract

The Edith Gardner and Family Papers is a collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, and financial records that follow the Gardner family of Dennsyville, Maine from 1852-1981. Within the collection are business records for the A.L.R. Gardner Co. and the sheet music from the Dennysville Brass Band.

Dates: 1852-1981

John Edwards Godfrey Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0204
Abstract

Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.

Dates: 1745-1965

Earl Leroy Green Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0211
Abstract

The Earl Green collection consists of papers of Dr. Earl Green and his wife and associate, Margaret C. Green. Included are personal papers from graduate school, teaching papers from Ohio State, research materials from Jackson Lab, and before, Jackson Lab business papers, and reprints of articles by Jackson Lab's staff and others on genetics.

Dates: 1937-1975

Benton L. Hatch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0230
Scope and Contents The collection contains both the personal papers of Benton Hatch and items from his collection of materials on Maine and New England history. Included are personal papers of Samuel and Joseph Foxcroft from New Gloucester, Maine, and records of the town of Fryeburg, Maine. The collection also contains papers of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm including a diary and photographs taken by her in 1891 and 1892, as well as items from her personal library. Photographs from the library of Lucius L. Hubbard are...
Dates: 1696-1976

Hewes Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1741
Abstract

Materials in the collection include many family letters, the diaries of two members of the family, and a few documents related to the attendance of Benjamin W. Hewes at Bowdoin College.

Dates: 1843-1918

Highway Surveyor's Books : Tremont, Maine

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Identifier: SpC MS 0898-sc
Abstract Highway surveyor's tax lists for the 12 districts in the town of Tremont, Maine for the years 1856 to 1884, listing names and taxes owed. Included are books for 1856 (Districts 9 and 11), 1862 (District 9), 1869 (District 12), 1870 (Districts 1 and 7), 1873 (Districts 1, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12), 1876 (Districts 2, 4-5, 7, 10), 1877 (Districts 1, 3-5, 9-11), 1880 (Districts 9, 10), 1881 (Districts 1-8, 10-12), and 1884 (Districts 1, 4, 7-9, 12). Included also is a letter from the highway surveyor of...
Dates: 1856-1884

Fred LaForest Johnson Correspondence and Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0796-sc
Abstract

The correspondence of a Bowdoin College student in the late 1870s and early 1880s. The letters are from Fred LaForest Johnson's father, his young brother Harry, his cousin Carrie who lived in Northport, Maine, his aunt Amanda from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The bulk of the correspondence is from his sister Mae. Included also are a diary from 1877, 2 photographs of Fred, a short genealogy of the Johnson family, and other miscellaneous letters and papers.

Dates: 1864-1928

Johnston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0267
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine. Included are materials of William Jasper Johnston; his son, William Percy Johnston; and Percy's son, Donald Percy Johnston. A few items belonging to John Johnston, father of Jasper Johnston are also found in the collection. The collection includes many photographs of dams and other construction projects of the Johnston family. Included are phorographs and negatives,...
Dates: 1835-1972; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

Ada Peirce McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0396A
Abstract

The bulk of the papers are family letters or materials concerning the Peirce timberlands. Included also are copies of Ada Peirce McCormick's magazine Letter, magazine articles and clippings, correspondence, genealogies, wills, diaries, and photographs.

Dates: 1850-1998

Monroe Family Letters and Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0811-sc
Abstract

Letters and a diary of a family in Waterford, Maine. The letters are from William Munroe to his sons Josiah, Merrick, and Daniel; from Merrick to his brother Josiah; and from Achsah Carlton to her brother Daniel. The diary was written by Jane S. Monroe in 1847. Included also are photocopies of the letters and diary. Included also are photocopies of records of births, marriages, and deaths of the Delano family in Abbot and Guilford, Maine.

Dates: 1824-1847