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Airline Road & Airline Community Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF001
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of six interviews done by Joan Brooks and Jack Beard focused on the history of the Airline Road (Rt. 9 from Bangor to Calais, ME) and the Airline community ca. 1900.

Dates: 1976

Argyle Boom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF003
Scope and Contents The Argyle Boom Collection consists of approximately seventy-five hours of tape recorded interviews (now digitized). The interviews deal with Argyle Boom, which was one of several locations at which logs that had been cut upriver and floated or “driven” down the Penobscot River were sorted before being sent on to the lumber mills in Old Town, Orono, Veazie, Bangor, and Brewer, Maine, from approximately 1900 to 1930. The material includes interviews with people who had worked on the boom and...
Dates: 1973-1975

Articles of Agreement for the Schooner Eddington

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1497-sc
Abstract

Articles of agreement between master and seamen showing time and place of entry, names, stations, wages, time of service, etc., of captain and crew.

Dates: circa 1831

C. T. Ball Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0032
Scope and Contents

Account book for a general jobbing business in Bangor, Maine, located at 127 Hammond Street. Includes unidentified photograph.

Dates: October 10, 1898-April, 1922

Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1658-sc
Abstract

Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings, 1936-1940, about the Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club of Bangor, Maine. Most clippings are from the Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Daily Commercial.

Dates: 1936-1940

Bangor Dam Proposed Rehabilitation Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1435-sc
Scope and Contents

Documents prepared in 1981 by John E. Baldacci for an unidentified person discussing whether the Bangor Dam at Treat Falls in Bangor, Maine, should be disassembled or developed. The site was being considered for purchase at the time by the Swift River Company, located in Hamilton, Mass. Materials include an outline of the issues prepared by Baldacci, copies of reports and laws governing the dam, maps of the site, etc.

Dates: 1981

Bangor, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0033
Scope and Contents

Descriptive and historical materials about Bangor, Maine. Included are a copy of the 1931 city charter, information about revitalization and historic preservation of the downtown area, a pamphlet about Eleanor Roosevelt's visit in 1941, yearbooks of the Norumbega Club from 1900 to 1971 (1944-1945, 1951-1960 lacking), historical material about St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor, pamphlets describing walking tours, postcards, and photographs.

Dates: 1900-1997

Bangor, Maine Town Warrant : Notice to Appraise Heifer

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Identifier: SpC MS 0671-sc
Abstract

Warrant of Tho. Bradbury, town clerk, notifying William Boyd and Isaac Hatch ("two disinterested & judicious persons both of the Town of Bangor") that they were appointed and empowered to determine the price of a stray heifer. Includes separate note that they personally appeared before the town clerk and took an oath to faithfully apprise the heifer. Includes note signed by Wilm Boyd and Isaac Hatch that they judged the heifer to be worth twelve dollars.

Dates: 1812 January 4

Bangor Stone Ware Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1112-sc
Abstract

Invoices, orders, receipts, etc. received by the company or its owner for goods supplied or stoneware ordered. The collection also contains a few invoices, 1872-1877, to C.H. and R.W. Sawyer from various businesses in Bangor. Goods supplied include nails, powder, padlocks, meal, lard, etc.

Dates: 1891-1907

Bangor Waterfront Revitalization Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF156
Collection Note

This collection consists of two interviews conducted by Pauleena MacDougall in November and December 2008 about the development of the Bangor waterfront. John M. Rohman was the CEO of WBRC, a firm of architects and engineers. Rodney McKay was Director of Community and Economic Development for the city of Bangor. Included in the collection is a copy of the Bangor Waterfront Master Plan and a Powerpoint presentation about Maine’s creative economy.

Dates: 2008

Boynton Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0860-sc
Abstract A collection of family letters. Most of the correspondence is between Thomas and his wife Mary B. while he was in San Francisco. Included also is a photocopy of a newspaper clipping describing Thomas's voyage from Maine to San Francisco where he erected a frame building sent by Babcock & Norton of New York. Included also is a letter from Arthur S. Boynton to his mother and father dated Feb. 20, 1861. Included also is a letter from R.S. Prescott from Bangor, Maine describing the changes...
Dates: 1850-1869

Nelson J. Budway Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 1405-sc
Scope and Contents Incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence of Nelson J. Budway. Much of the business correspondence, dating from 1926, is with Frank B. Kimball, superintendent at the Carrabassett, Maine, mill of Lawrence Plywood Corp., manufacturers of plywood box shooks with offices in Boston and Fall River, Mass. The letters concern Budway's possible employment at the mill as well as containing comments about the company in general. Most of the personal correspondence concerns a...
Dates: 1909-1926

Milton S. and Angela Clifford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0101
Abstract

The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.

Dates: 1860-1950

Coe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Abstract

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

Coffin Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1329
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to various members of the Coffin family. The largest number of letters are to Clara B. Coffin and date from 1928 to 1955; most are from various family members especially her daughters and her son Millard. The collection also includes letters to Clarine Coffin from 1925 to 1936 as well as letters from Clarine to John R. Gehring, 1931-1934. A few letters to Millard F. Coffin, Sr., H. Bartlett Coffin, Lloyd Coffin, and Millard Coffin, Jr. are also found...
Dates: 1924-1943

Collection of Newspaper Clippings about George Warren Field

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0753-sc
Abstract

A collection of newspaper articles relating to George Warren Field who died Jan. 10, 1900. The articles were pasted into a notebook by J. L. Crosby and given to Field's widow on Feb. 3. The clippings include 2 portraits of Field. Included also is a letter signed by J. L. Crosby to Mrs. Field upon the presentation of the notebook.

Dates: 1900

Vernon A. Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1314-sc
Abstract The collection consist of typescripts of excerpts taken from various books and newspapers covering the history of Bangor, Old Town and Orono, Maine, as well as lumbering in Maine and the Penobscot Boom on the Penobscot River. Information on John Marsh and Marsh Island in Orono and railroads in Bangor and Old Town is also included. A letter from Cunningham to Marion Buzzell written in 1965 and discussing John Marsh as well as copies of photographs of an airplane flight taken by Cunningham in...
Dates: 1920-1965

Ruth I. Curran Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1027-sc
Abstract

Five diaries covering the years 1976-1979 and 1982 of a widow living in Bangor, Maine. Included in the diaries are descriptions of the weather and temperature each day, records of how much money she spent, her activities with Earle and her other friends and relatives, what she ate at home and at what restaurants she and Earle ate. Receipts for purchases which were kept in the diaries were removed and placed in separate folders.

Dates: 1976-1982

Elks (Fraternal order), Lodge No. 244 Membership Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1126-sc
Abstract

Many entries list date and place of birth and occupation for individual members. Collection also contains a small amount of correspondence from 1918 of the lodge secretary.

Dates: 1901-1953

William Engel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0168
Abstract

The collection contains records of William Engel's timberlands business and of the firm of Lowell & Engel.

Dates: 1902-1914; Majority of material found within 1904-1912

Oscar F. Fellows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0175
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Oscar F. Fellows from his work as counsel to the International Commission Pertaining to the St. John River. The collection also contains some material belonging to Raymond Fellows, Oscar Fellows's son.

Dates: 1899-1926; Majority of material found within 1905-1925

Jim Garvin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1725
Abstract

Photographs of the University of Maine campus and surrounding communities taken by the official campus photographer.

Dates: 1945-1965

Moses Giddings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0201
Abstract

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

John Edwards Godfrey Papers

 Collection
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

Graham & Goodhue Daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1110-sc
Abstract Daybooks of a Bangor, Maine business, probably a general store. Volume 1, dating from 1833-1834, records sales of goods such as calico, silk, nails, molasses, books, etc. The volume was also used in the 1850s to record expenses entailed for keeping sheep and other work in Greenfield, N.H. Volume 2 continues the sales records of Graham & Goodhue from 1835 to 1836. This volume was also used by an unidentified person or business to record income from rents and various legal services,...
Dates: 1833-1883

Lenore Grunko Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0215
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters to Lenore Grunko of Bangor, Maine received while she was a girl and a teenager. The letters were written in the 1960's.

Dates: 1960s

Frederic Henry Hedge Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0702-sc
Abstract

The letters of a Unitarian clergyman, scholar, and Transcendentalist.

Dates: 1835-1872

Hill and McLaughlin Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0708-sc
Abstract

Business records of a firm of merchants in the early 19th century.

Dates: 1816-1952; Majority of material found within 1816-1830

Hub Shoe Store Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1138
Scope and Contents

Contains advertisements for shoes sold by a store in Bangor, Maine. Most ads were from the Bangor Daily News.

Dates: 1949-1974