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Ames Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0017
Abstract

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

Deasy Handy General Store and Post Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0131
Abstract

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

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

Albert S. Eells Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0161
Abstract

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0166
Abstract

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

 Collection
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

Fred Alliston Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0202
Abstract

Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company.

Dates: 1900-1973

John L. Goss and Fred A. Torrey Papers

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

Amos and Octavia Moulton Graffte Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0207
Abstract

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0260
Abstract

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1014-sc
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Edwin F. Littlefield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0301
Abstract

Business and personal papers of Edwin F. Littlefield, a ship captain from Winterport, Maine. Very little biographical information is available about Littlefield, but it appears that he was a ship owner, captain and agent between 1854 and 1897, the year of his death.

Dates: 1814-1922; Majority of material found within 1859-1897

Maine Central Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0309
Abstract

Records of the Maine Central Railroad Company, at one time the largest railroad in New England, and some of its subsidiary companies. The collection is arranged in two series: I. Executive and administrative records and II. Records of subsidiaries and ancillary companies.

Dates: 1850-1963; Majority of material found within 1880-1920

Maine State Federated Labor Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0321
Scope and Contents The collection contains business records of the Maine State Federation of Labor and its successor, the Maine State Federated Labor Council. Records include correspondence, financial records, records of conventions and of the Council's newspaper "Maine State Labor News." Both national and state projects and campaigns are represented in the collection, and subject areas include work programs, labor laws and legislation, strikes, workers' compensation, etc. Correspondents include prominent...
Dates: 1914-1967

Peirce Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0396
Abstract

Papers of several generations of the Peirce family of Bangor, Maine centered on materials of Waldo Treat Peirce and his son, Mellen Chamberlain Peirce. Also included are papers of Mellen Peirce's father-in-law, William B. Hayford.

Dates: 1812-1940; Majority of material found within 1850-1930

Allen B. Pierce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0408
Abstract

The collection contains papers reflecting Allen Pierce's service as master on various vessels, 1850-1881. A small group of personal papers is also included.

Dates: 1848-1884

Prentiss and Carlisle Co., Inc. Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0423
Scope and Contents

The business records of the estate of Henry E. Prentiss, as administered by Henry M. Prentiss, concerning timberland holdings. Includes stumpage bills, records of checks received and sent, and correspondence. Also includes the Aroostook Land Company records.

Dates: 1874-1938

Remick Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0430
Abstract

Remick family papers include items that date to the late 17th century. Most of the papers concern Oliver P. Remick and his service in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, forerunner of the U.S. Coast Guard, from 1876-1895. Included are some earlier and later family materials, and historical Revenue Cutter Service materials. Also contains unpublished manuscripts of Martha Remick.

Dates: 1686-1945

Shaw Brothers Tannery Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1020-sc
Abstract

Records of a tannery originally owned by F. Shaw and Brothers located in Grand Lake Stream, Maine.

Dates: 1880-1897

Thomas W. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0469
Abstract

Records of Thomas W. Smith, principal partner in various firms selling dry-goods, groceries, and hardware between Augusta, Maine and Boston. Arranged in two series: Business Records and Augusta Bank Records.

Dates: 1809-1853; Majority of material found within 1811-1840

Thomas Laughlin Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0290
Scope and Contents

The records of a marine hardware firm. Included are catalogs, correspondence, employee records, bills, receipts, and medical records of employee accidents.

Dates: 1903-1978

Webber Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0619
Abstract

Ledgers and maps of the timberland business owned by several generations of the Webber family of Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1895-1976; Majority of material found within 1909-1960