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Alice Barrows Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Abstract The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...
Dates: 1820-1974

Solon Chase Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0861-sc
Abstract Papers of a newspaperman, school master, politician, and member of the Greenback Party in Maine. Included are a handwritten autobiography, a typescript copy, and handwritten articles by Solon Chase debunking the Church, on the conduct of life, on his candidacy for the governorship, on the decoration at the Grange Hall, and on fruit and potato farms. Included also are typescript copies of those handwritten articles. Included also is a handwritten speech to the Chase-Coll Family Association,...
Dates: 1887-1963; Majority of material found within ( 1887-1931)

Virginia Chase Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0871-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine writer and teacher. Included are a typescript draft of her novel One crow, two crow; a short biography and bibliography; a program of a celebration honoring Virginia Chase Perkins held at Hartford College for Women on May 4, 1971; and newspaper clippings of reviews and advertisements for her books The American house, Discovery, The end of the week, and One crow, two crow.
Dates: 1948-1972

Harold B. Clifford Papers on "Charlie York, Maine Coast Fisherman"

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Identifier: SpC MS 0696-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine author. Included are notes for his book Charlie York, Maine coast fisherman; correspondence with publishers and with L. Felix Ranlett, librarian at Bangor Public Library; 2 letters from Charlie York; and a newspaper clipping about Charlie's appearance on the television show People Are Funny. Included also is a typescript of his book about Charlie York.
Dates: 1958-1962

Vernon A. Cunningham Papers

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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

Hoare-Laval Editorials Collection

 Collection — Box: 1672
Identifier: SpC MS 0249
Scope and Contents The collection records the editorial opinions in major newspapers during the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935-1936. Includes foreign affairs editorials, mostly concerning Pierre Laval and Sir Samuel Hoare and the Abyssinia question, 1935-1936. Includes typescripts and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1935-1936

Olof Olsson Nylander Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0817-sc
Abstract A collection of material by and about a geologist and mineralogist whose discovery of the first fossil specimens unearthed in Aroostook County altered many theories about the geological history of northern Maine. Included are newspaper clippings by and about Olof O. Nylander in Maine newspapers from the period 1932 to 1943. The newspapers represented are the Bangor Daily News, Presque Isle Star-Herald, Houlton Pioneer Times, Aroostook Republican, and the Lewiston Journal Magazine Section....
Dates: 1895-1943; Majority of material found in 1932-1943

Ralph S. Palmer Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 1063
Scope and Contents The collection contains research material and writings of Ralph S. Palmer, a professor and naturalist. It includes material related to Manly Hardy and his daughter Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as an extensive reprint collection of publications in natural history and zoology. Included are notes, articles, clippings, photographs, reprints, ledgers, typescripts, illustrations, card indexes, and correspondence of Ralph S. Palmer, Jonathan Titcomb Hardy, Manly Hardy, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, and...
Dates: 1842-2002; Majority of material found within 1880-1950

Ida Sedgwick Proper Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0794-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine author. Included are correspondence with her publishers about her books about Monhegan Island and about William Shakespeare, reviews of the books, photographs, photostat negatives, lithographs, picture postcards, correspondence about a course she took at Columbia University in 1915, a signed oath when she became a registrar for the town of Monhegan, a list of passengers on a voyage to Puerto Rico in 1922, and a vita. Included also is a short biography of Ida Proper by...
Dates: 1915-1955

Kenneth Lewis Roberts Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0803-sc
Abstract Papers of an historical novelist from Maine. Included are 4 signed typescript letters and one signed handwritten letter. The letters date from 1935 to 1951. One letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated January 29, 1935 relating to the sale of the Arnold journal and Maine's preservation of historic items. The second letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated February 20, 1935 and relates to Frank Deering, a collector in Maine. The third letter to the Salem Marine Society in Salem, Massachusetts dated March 1, 1942...
Dates: 1935-1955

Ola Elizabeth Winslow Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0633
Scope and Contents The papers of Ola Elizabeth Winslow contain a record of her literary writings. They include preliminary research for and draft copies of her book A destroying angel as well as drafts of her other writings. Included are page proofs, newspaper clippings, draft manuscripts, and typescripts.
Dates: 1960s-1970s