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Papers of a Maine author. The papers include a typescript of a poem titled He holds the hand of Sybil Howe and signed "H.F.D., Legislature 1899," a signed letter by Holman Day dated May 29 referring to a ballad he had sent for possible publication in the Thanksgiving issue, and a typescript draft of his novel When Egypt went broke. Also included is a packing slip from The Bucklins Books in Ipswich, Massachusetts dated July 22, 1970.
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.
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.
The collection consists of a draft letter, or note, written by someone with the surname of Avery. The writer is asking Mr. Fairbanks to let another man, named George, have two bushels of corn. The draft is dated February 18, 1793.
The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.
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).
Records, letters, and photos of an Ellsworth, Maine family, and of the Wheelock, Craig, and Briggs families of Augusta. Also included are sermons by Dutton family members.
Letter discussing the need for haulers of logs to settle amount of money due to them for log drives.
A collection relating to the Emery and Kinney families of Eastport, Maine.
Contains newspaper clippings about the European and North American Railway and letters covering attendance at the opening ceremony. Photocopies of letters from Samuel L. Clemens, Joshua L. Chamberlain and Hamilton Fish are included.
The papers of a minister in the Congregational Church. The bulk of the papers are copies of sermons. The rest of the materials are related to his ministry in Bangor, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Also included are photographs, a scrapbook, letters, newspaper clippings, a copy of his thesis, and historical topics such as the Civil War and Pilgrims.
Fessenden, in a letter to Edward H. Thomas, an attorney in Portland, Maine, discusses his vote to acquit Andrew Johnson at his impeachment trial.
Raymond Henry Fogler was a businessman and alumnus of the University of Maine. The University's library was named in his honor in 1962, becoming the largest library in Maine and serving as a foundation for intellectual pursuits at the university. Included in the collection are letters, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia, spanning from his early life in South Hope, Maine, through his education, business career, and naval career, as well as personal photographs and mementos.
Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.
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.
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.
Three letters from James A. Garfield, Mentor, Ohio, to John P. Haire, Janesville, Wisconsin. The letters are dated May 14, 1877; June 22, 1880; and Nov. 6, 1880.
The collection of an itinerant lecturer. Included are examples of calligraphy by Geo. Del Smith; an envelope in script addressed to Milford Baker in Bingham, Maine; a broadside advertising Smith's lectures and blackboard demonstrations on perspective vs. geometry; and three signed letters from Geo. Del Smith to Milford Baker, Bingham, Maine dated 1911 Jan. 20 and Feb. 1 and 1913 Feb. 16.
This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
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.
An account book and loose letters and notes kept by a lawyer practicing in Brunswick, Maine in the late 19th century.
Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.
Collection contains papers collected by Allen Goodwin including historical and genealogical information about his home town of Palermo, Maine, as well as surrounding towns such as Montville and Liberty.
Letters to a mother living in Readville, Massachusetts from her son at a military training camp in Portland, Maine during July 1927. The 10 letters describe daily life in the camp. Also included are 2 newspaper articles about the training camp.
Letters, 1863, to Mary Greenleaf from a soldier in the 130th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment named George S. Erving or Ewing. Also a letter, July 2, 1864, from Augustus Vaughan written from a camp near Petersburg. Vaughan served in the 17th Maine Infantry and describes his service in a military hospital. Also contains a school register, 1863-1864, from Lexington, Maine, listing names of pupils, their ages, attendance, etc.