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An account book of an unidentified person, probably from Westbrook, Maine. The volume details purchases made and work done for and by various individuals. The transactions involve metals such as tin plate, clocks, hardware and general labor. The volume also includes entries outlining money borrowed and loaned.
Business and personal letters written to Charles Allen between 1867 and 1911 by friends, business associates, political and labor figures and those interested in local history.
A volume used by Nathaniel S. Arey of Hampden, Maine, to record his daily work activities. Arranged by customer name, the volume details such work as use of wagon and oxen or horse, getting logs out, hauling logs or rocks, etc. It also records agricultural products sold, including potatoes, apples, beef, pumpkins, etc.
A volume used by Isaac Austin to record information about his work, mostly as a farm laborer, and the use of his horses and oxen. Entries in the volume are headed Windsor, Hartland, Bridgewater, and Lowell, Maine. The book was also used from 1874 to 1878 by N.I. Austin to record his time working on roads, shoveling, hauling shingles, threshing, etc.
The collection contains a volume of minutes of meetings of the Central Labor Union from 1924-1930. It also includes a small amount of correspondence dating from 1930 as well as a few certificates of membership in the union. The correspondence includes letters from Arthur R. Gould and Frederick Hale, both United States senators from Maine.
A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.
A ledger recording financial transactions of Isaac Dyer of Baldwin, Maine. He appears to have owned a sawmill there.
Copies of University of Maine System employment agreements for both C.O.L.T the Clerical, Office, Laboratory and Technical Unit and U.M.P.S.A. the Professional Staff Association.
A volume used by Edward S. Goodwin of South Berwick, Maine, to record days of work done by various individuals as well as records of various goods purchased. Typical work included cutting and hauling wood, use of oxen, breaking roads, etc. Goods included hay, potatoes, corn, etc. Information on the estate of Thomas Goodwin from 1858 is also included.
A volume used by Wiilian H. Hall to record work done for customers in Belfast and Belmont, Maine. Hall, probably a resident of Belmont, supplied various types of lumber including hemlock, spruce, pine boards, etc., as well as selling goods such as molasses, honey, salt, and flour. He also did plowing, haying, wood cutting, etc. for individuals in both towns.
A volume used by Henry H. Hamlin of Livermore Falls, Maine, to record his daily work activities, sales of products, financial matters, etc. Transactions include use of a horse and wagon, sharpening a plow, and sales of beef, ham, corn, apples, etc.
A volume used by J.A. Healy to record the number of hours worked each day per month for various individuals in their districts. The only location mentioned is Lisbon Falls, Maine. No indication of the type of work done is recorded in the volume.
Diaries, 1902-1956 (some volumes missing), recording the activities of Virgil Howard Hill and his wife Margaret Cates Murphy Hill. Entries for each day were written by both Hills with most entries made by Margaret. They detail both business, family and personal matters; many entries record prices paid for items or amounts received by the Hills for goods and services. Also indicated on most entries is the number of eggs collected that day.
A daily diary kept by Hobbs in which he recorded the weather, family activities, and the work he did both for himself and for others.
Account book kept by William Hopkinson of Gardiner, Maine, 1812-1835, recording farm work and other day labor.
Records include contract agreements, correspondence, grievance reports, minutes, etc. of special interest is a series of letters written in 1965 between Maine Senator Margaret Chase Smith and Harold Noddin, president of Local 410.
An account book used by Judkins to record his business transactions, including sales of his agricultural products as well as work he did for the town of Belgrade and various individuals. Such work included breaking roads, administering estates, assessing property, selling hay and hauling wood. Miscellaneous receipts for Samuel and Belle Judkins as well as a school exercise book from an unidentified person accompany the account book.
Materials were collected and compiled by Peter Kellman with regard, primarily, to the strike at the International Paper Mill in Jay, Maine. Other materials include the Simplex Lockout, the Madison Project, and the Millinocket Project.
A volume used by an unidentified person, possibly Enoch Wood, to record work done for various individuals. Jobs included pruning trees, drilling, hauling wood, and splitting rocks as well as the use of oxen. The volume also records work done for the town of Manchester, Maine, including serving as a selectman, doing valuations, etc. A few invoices for work done are also included in the collection.
Ledger used by an unidentified person from Bloomfield (now Skowhegan), Maine, probably a farmer, to record goods sold and types of payments received for them.
Pages from a ledger of an unidentified person listing amounts paid for various kinds of goods and services. Items purchased include potatoes, hay, cider, butter, coffee, tobacco, etc. The names N. Libbey and Samuel Libbey are mentioned frequently; the town of Scarborough (Maine) is the only location mentioned.
Collection consists of articles and publications concerning socialism, labor, the Depression, and capitalism.
Includes bills for items such as salt, sugar, flour, and sundries sold by Lunt to various customers.