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Ames Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0017
Overview The collection contains the business records and personal papers of members of the Ames family of Machias, Maine. It centers on papers of John K. Ames and his sons, Frank and Alfred Ames and also has records of S.W. Pope and Company and the Machias Lumber Company.
Dates: 1849-1961; Majority of material found within 1870-1934

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Overview 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

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview 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

Chandler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0094
Overview 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

Coe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Overview Consist primarily of business records of the brothers Eben S. Coe and Thomas Upham Coe, with a few papers of Thomas's wife, Sada L. Coe.
Dates: 1836-1943; Majority of material found within 1860-1942

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Family papers, calendars, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, photographs, and clippings of Maine author Miriam Colwell and her partner, the artist Chenoweth Hall.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

Deasy Handy General Store and Post Office Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0131
Overview The records of a general store, its owners and a post office in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Includes correspondence, account books, receipts, catalogues, invoices and vouchers. The records of the post office include registered package and letter records, stamps, parcel records, money orders, Postmaster's correspondence and postal guides. The bulk of the records date from 1870-1890. Some of the letters reflect Daniel Deasy's and J. W. Handy's former professions as sea captains.
Dates: 1865-1957; Majority of material found within 1870-1890

Dennysville, Maine Town Clerk's Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 0138
Scope and Contents A ledger listing the expenses of a town in Maine from 1830 to 1865.
Dates: 1830-1865

Devereux Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0139
Overview 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

Charles J. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0150
Scope and Contents The collection covers his entire legal career, his term as Treasurer of the University of Maine, and his term as Maine Supreme Court Judge. Included are correspondence, letters, bills, and receipts. The legal papers include records of cases involving assaults, divorce, estates, collections, bankruptcies, and pensions. Also included are records of the University of Maine (1896-1936), the draft board (WWI), and the town of Orono (1833-1914).
Dates: 1833-1986

George B. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0151
Scope and Contents The papers of a lumberman and farmer in Houlton, Maine. Included are account books, financial records, correspondence, deeds, leases, ledgers, receipts, Dunn family papers, stumpage records, tax information, and time books.
Dates: 1851-1958

Eastern Maine General Hospital School of Nursing Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0167
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, and student progress reports are also included.
Dates: 1892-

Albert S. Eells Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0161
Overview The collection contains records from Albert Eells's grocery business in Camden, Maine and his shipyard in Rockport, Maine.
Dates: 1830-1911; Majority of material found within 1840-1880

Emerson & Stevens Manufacturing Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0165
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence, receipts, ledgers, check stubs, and shipping records.
Dates: 1873-1962

Roscoe C. Emery Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0166
Overview Papers related to Roscoe C. Emery's roles as a politician, newspaper editor, real estate agent and insurance agent in Eastport, Maine.
Dates: 1830-1969; Majority of material found within 1930-1968

Leonard G. Freeman Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0188
Scope and Contents The Freeman collection consists of personal papers mostly from the end of his life. Includes letters from his daughter, receipts and bills from his home, and papers dealing with his Civil War pension, and the reunions of the 14th Maine volunteers.
Dates: 1868-1930

Moses Giddings Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0201
Overview This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1848-1908

Fred Alliston Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0202
Overview Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company.
Dates: 1900-1973

Augustus W. Gilman Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0203
Scope and Contents The papers include assessments and valuations for various towns, wildlands, rail roads, and industries from the 1870's to the 1890's. Included also are records of prison and jail inspections 1890 and 1896-1897 and letters from Gilman 1902-1903.
Dates: 1870-1932

Thomas M. Giveen Account Book and Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0990-sc
Overview An account book and loose letters and notes kept by a lawyer practicing in Brunswick, Maine in the late 19th century.
Dates: 1872-1893

John L. Goss and Fred A. Torrey Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0206
Dates: 1893-1955; Majority of material found within 1901-1940

Edward Gould Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0747-sc
Overview The papers of a banker in Portland, Maine. Included are 6 account books listing family expenses covering the period 1827 to 1892. Included also are a record of meetings of the committee to make arrangements for the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Mission and a few papers of Congregational Churches in Portland. Included also are family and business correspondence.
Dates: 1827-1892

Amos and Octavia Moulton Graffte Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0207
Overview The collection reflects the business and civic activities of both Amos A. and Octavia Moulton Graffte. The collection is enriched by notes of explanation added to most items by the Grafftes' daughter, Marjorie Graffte Prout, the donor of the collection.
Dates: 1890-1974; Majority of material found within 1897-1926

Hill Jewelry Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0244
Scope and Contents The business records of a jewelry company in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Included are account ledgers, bank statements, cash books, invoices, correspondence, receipts, sales and use tax returns, shipping records, and tax records.
Dates: 1925-1978

Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0248
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection generally include newspaper clippings, original records and copies of original records, and notes from various sources. Genealogies also include Barbara Dunn Hitchner correspondence.
Dates: 1790-1977

Charles Rogers Ireland Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0260
Overview Collection contains personal papers and business records of Charles R. Ireland as well as a few papers of other members of the Ireland family. The majority of the collection contains business ledgers and invoices to Wm. B. Ireland and Son and C.R. Ireland for goods purchased for their dry goods and grocery business in Stetson. Records (1874-1887) of the Stetson Post Office are also found in the collection
Dates: 1835-1925

J. A. Boardman & Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0060
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence and circulars, Thacker's Sugar Chart and Other Tables (1893), a receipt book, and ledgers covering the years 1895-1899. Includes letters to Boardman 1898-1899, check stub book January 20, 1899-August 23, 1899, ledgers of credit or loans September 1898-April 1899, inventory book for 1895-1899.
Dates: 1893-1922

J. F. & A. H. Chase Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1014-sc
Overview Business records of a manufacturer of lumber and cooperage in East Limington, Maine. Included are 4 account books and approximately 40 bills and letters.
Dates: 1909-1938

Katahdin Iron Works Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0270
Overview Records of the Katahdin Iron Works, an iron producing company located near Brownville Junction, Maine. It also includes records of Piscataquis Iron Works, a successor to Katahdin, and records generated by Prentiss and Carlisle Company of Bangor while managing the timberland on the Iron Works property.
Dates: 1846-1975; Majority of material found within 1846-1970

Kennebec Light and Heat Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0272
Scope and Contents Financial records and correspondence of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are cashbooks, journals, ledgers, purchase records, and letter books of the Kennebec Light and Heat Company from 1887 to 1911.
Dates: 1887-1911