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Fred H. Allen Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0992-sc
Abstract

Letters of a farmer and log driver in the late 19th century.

Dates: 1876-1881

George Lafayette Beal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0867-sc
Abstract

Papers of an army officer in the Civil War. Included are handwritten letters by George Lafayette Beal during the Civil War, a photocopy of an autobiography including Beal's service record, and a photograph of Beal.

Dates: 1861-1877

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Abstract

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

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (December 26, 1861)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0666-sc
Abstract

Autograph letter signed. Letter relates to Bills for transporting troops and war munitions over Maine railroads.

Dates: December 26, 1861

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Abstract

Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

Dates: 1887-1898

University of Maine System. Board of Trustee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0002-002
Scope and Contents

The records mainly contain textual information particularly meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and supporting material from University of Maine Board of Trustee and various committees (both standing and ad-hoc committees), biographical information related to individual University of Maine trustees, chairs, sectaries, and clerks, and various files on subjects under consideration by the Board.

Dates: 1862-2000; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Samuel Lane Boardman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0694-sc
Abstract

Letters of an agricultural editor, writer, and journalist and of a noted Maine naturalist. Included also are 2 letters signed by George A. Boardman.

Dates: 1863-1894

Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0070
Scope and Contents

Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, and pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills about the Maine Masque Theater, and theater in Maine.

Dates: 1900-1973

Solon Chase Papers

 Collection
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)

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

 Collection
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

Coffin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0105
Scope and Contents

Letters and papers of the Coffin Family of Bangor, Me. Includes letters between Harold W. and Grace Bristol Coffin and their children, and a number of manuscripts written by Harold W. Coffin.

Dates: 1913-1951

Robert Peter Tristram Coffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0845-sc
Abstract The collection of a Maine author. Included are an autographed letter to his Cousin Georgie dated January 30, 1935 and a photocopy; four autographed letters to Arthur F. Winslow of the Poetry Club of Hartford, Conn. dated August 8, August 14, and September 10, 1935, and February 10, 1936 concerning an engagement to speak to the club; and an autographed letter to Fred dated November 2, 1949 discussing his writing style. Included also is a newspaper clipping of a review of "Strange Holiness" by...
Dates: 1935-1949

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

Concord, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0698-sc
Abstract The collection contains a collector's tax list in Concord, Maine with names listed alphabetically and amount of taxes paid (1924); 10 tax collector's lien certificates listing what taxes are owed on real estate in Concord in 1937 and 1938; 2 payroll records for road work done in Concord for 2 weeks in 1938; 1892 instructions to voters and penalties by the State of Maine; "Scale of hard wood" for 1891-1892; 1 photograph of unidentified person taken at S.F. Conant's in Skowhegan; letter from...
Dates: 1831-1938

Almon C. Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0920-sc
Abstract The papers of a farmer and legislator from Turner, Maine. Included are correspondence, invoices, and other documents relating to Day's farm and his political career. The correspondence includes letters between Almon and his wife Clara during the years 1871 to 1884, a few letters to and from their children, and letters from Almon's and Clara's cousins. Included also is correspondence sent to Almon asking for his support and congratulating him on becoming a state legislator. Included also are...
Dates: 1871-1918; Majority of material found within 1871-1896

Holman Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0862-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1899-1970

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

Dingley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0141
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855-1916

Carrie R. Dolloff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0856-sc
Abstract The papers of a school teacher and wife of a physician in Maine. Included is an outline of the life of Carrie E. (Rand) Dolloff from 1881 to 1909; a catalogue and circular of the Eastern State Normal School at Castine, Maine for the year ending June 4, 1901; war ration books for David E. Dolloff, Carrie R. Dolloff, and Annie T. Hurley living in Biddeford, Maine; gasoline ration books for Carrie R. Dolloff; a wallet for ration books; an application in 1942 by David E. Dolloff for fuel oil...
Dates: 1899-1944

Neal Dow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0893-sc
Abstract A collection of items relating to Neal Dow. Included are a manuscript signed by Neal Dow criticizing the 1846 anti-liquor law of Maine because of its lenient penalties; two letters signed by Neal Dow, one to Mr. Benton dated Feb. 25, 1868 in which he asks why Blaine voted against impeachment, and one to Mr. Roberts dated March 6, 1894 in which he relates his Civil War experience, his capture, and exchange for Fitz Hugh Lee; a photocopy of a letter to Mr. Fessenden dated March 28, 1864 in...
Dates: 1851-1971

Normand DubeĢ Education Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Abstract

The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.

Dates: 1951-1988

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

Samuel P. Dutton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1491-sc
Abstract

Letter discussing the need for haulers of logs to settle amount of money due to them for log drives.

Dates: September 28, 1836

Emery and Kinney Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0940-sc
Abstract

A collection relating to the Emery and Kinney families of Eastport, Maine.

Dates: 1864-2000

European and North American Railway Opening Ceremonies Collection

 Collection — Box: 1223
Identifier: SpC MS 0375
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1864-1947

Raymond Henry Fogler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0179
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-1993

Julianna FreeHand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0187
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1870-1908

Gardiner Lyceum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0843-sc
Abstract A collection of records concerning the Gardiner Lyceum in Gardiner, Maine. Included are correspondence sent to Ralph K. Jones, Librarian at the University of Maine, concerning his request for documents relating to the Gardiner Lyceum. Correstpondents include Samuel L. Boardman, George T. Little, Robert H. Gardiner, Moses Hale Douglass, and H.V. Partridge. Included also are notes on the Lyceum probably by Ralph K. Jones; a typescript of the Report of the Committee on Literary Institutions on...
Dates: 1822-1922

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

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