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Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract

Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

Bangor, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0033
Scope and Contents

Descriptive and historical materials about Bangor, Maine. Included are a copy of the 1931 city charter, information about revitalization and historic preservation of the downtown area, a pamphlet about Eleanor Roosevelt's visit in 1941, yearbooks of the Norumbega Club from 1900 to 1971 (1944-1945, 1951-1960 lacking), historical material about St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor, pamphlets describing walking tours, postcards, and photographs.

Dates: 1900-1997

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

Camping in Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0083
Abstract

The collection contains information on summer camps and fishing and hunting camps in Maine.

Dates: 1900-1976

Ava Harriet Chadbourne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0090
Abstract

Writings, research materials, and notes on Maine academies, of a professor of Education, and author. Most of the papers are concerned with her writings whose topics include schools and academies in Maine, education, and place names in Maine.

Dates: 1915-1964

Cutts Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1048-sc
Abstract Papers of a prominent family living in Saco, Maine in the first half of the nineteenth century. Included is a pamphlet by George Addison Emery titled Colonel Thomas Cutts : Saco's most eminent citizen in the country's early days, published in 1917 in Saco, Maine. Also included are farmer's almanacs, most of them by Robert B. Thomas, for the years 1813-1820, 1822, 1829, 1832-34, and 1850. The almanacs are interleaved with diary entries. Thomas Cutts was probably the author of the diary...
Dates: 1813-1917; Majority of material found within 1813-1850

Daughters of the American Revolution, Esther Eayres Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0122
Abstract

Collection contains records of the Orono chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A few publications of the Maine state and national organizations are also found in the collection.

Dates: 1918-1991

Myrtle G. Doane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0142
Abstract

Collection of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and publications in which Mrs. Doane's poems appear.

Dates: 1951-1977; Majority of material found within 1962-1972

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

Eastern Maine General Hospital School of Nursing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0167
Scope and Contents

This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, student progress reports and early corporate records are also included.

Dates: 1892-

Floyd Phillips Gibbons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0200
Abstract

Papers contain correspondence, columns, comic strips, manuscripts of his writings, radio scripts, recordings, newsclips, photographs, and Gibbons family memorabilia.

Dates: 1900-1940

Paul R. Hepler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0239
Abstract

Research materials of Paul R. Hepler, an associate professor of horticulture at the University of Maine at Orono centered on his study of sugar beet growing in Maine.

Dates: 1948-1972; Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Duncan Howlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0254
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of Duncan Howlett of Center Lovell, Maine, a minister, author, and forester. They concern his activities as a small woodland owner and as one of the founders of the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine. Represented in the collection are materials from Rev. Howlett's terms of office on the boards of directors and various committees of the American Forestry Association, the Forest History Society, and the Natural Resources Council of Maine. These files...
Dates: 1968-1998; Majority of material found within 1974-1988

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0428
Scope and Contents

Collection includes issues of International Rebekah news (1976-1984), issues of International Odd Fellow (1977-1978), issues of International Odd Fellow & Rebekah (1985-1988), reports of secretary, treasurer and budget committee of Rebekah Assembly, I.O.O.F. of Maine (1976/77-1978/79), Official report of the proceedings of the Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. (1939, 1951-1954), Proceedings of the Rebekah Assembly of the state of Maine (1982-1984), booklets, catalogs and order forms.

Dates: 1939-1988

Maine Dairymen's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0311
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Maine Dairymen's Association, a cooperative organization for farmers engaged in dairying and milk production.

Dates: 1934-1979; Majority of material found within 1948-1968

Maine Times Newspaper Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0323
Scope and Contents

The records of the Maine Times include correspondence, corporate business documents, and other records of a Maine newspaper from its founding. The collection does not include manuscripts of articles or photos.

Dates: 1968-1987

Manufacturers of Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0326
Scope and Contents

Collection includes catalogues, price lists, brochures, and advertising.

Dates: 1950-1975

Earl M. McChesney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0781
Abstract

Papers and business records of Earl M. McChesney, a forester and land surveyor from Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1930-1996; Majority of material found within 1970-1990

Berniece C. and Leo Meissner Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0338
Scope and Contents

The papers of a journalist and art critic and of a Maine artist. Included are correspondence with artists, scrapbooks of articles written for the newspaper column Brush Strokes, greeting cards with original art work, brochures of museums and art galleries, photographs, pamphlets, exhibition catalogs.

Dates: 1956-1970

Arthur Herbert Norton Ornithological Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0368
Abstract

The correspondence, notes, articles, scientific papers, and other papers of Arthur Norton concerning birds, mammals, botany, and the natural history of Maine. Includes the card file catalogue used in "Maine Birds."

Dates: 1888-1943

Orono, Maine Town Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0684
Scope and Contents

A collection of town items such as ordinances, photos, and records from organizations in Orono, Maine. Includes historical as well as recent items, covering a broad range of topics.

Dates: 1877-2006

Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0399
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society, an organization in Bangor, Maine, for people interested in canoeing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. The materials center on environmental advocacy activities of the group in the 1970s.

Dates: 1974-1976

Portland League for Peace and Freedom Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0417
Abstract

This collection documents the foundation and activities of the Portland League for Peace and Freedom in the years before World War II. Included are correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings concerning the League. Of interest are the publicity scrapbooks that include manuscript material. The collection also includes materials from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Emergency Peace Campaign.

Dates: 1933-1940

Edmund G. Schildknecht Personal and Artistic Papers

 Collection — Box: 83
Identifier: SpC MS 0451
Scope and Contents

The papers of Edmund Schildknecht, who was an artist and art teacher in Maine and Indiana, include clippings and articles about his art and shows of his art, also the locations and illustrations of his art works, and a manuscript autobiography. The collection also includes material pertaining to Ruth S. Schildknecht, Edmund's wife.

Dates: 1920-1970

Walter Brown Smith Journals

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0470
Abstract

Collection of personal journals of one of the founders and first curator of the Abbe Museum at Acadia National park. Materials are related to geology and archaeology and include some correspondence, original illustrations of Native American artifacts, books, and pamphlets used by Walter B. Smith. Archaeological journals have been transcribed and indexed.

Dates: 1878-1929

Paul E. Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0489
Abstract The collection consists of printed documents and manuscript material collected by Paul E. Taylor; it reflects his wide-ranging interests. The collection is arranged in two series. Series I, Printed Material, includes books, pamphlets, catalogs, advertisements, etc.; Series II, Manuscript Material, contains original documents including diaries, letters, logbooks of vessels, scrapbooks, family papers, etc. The published items are mostly concerned with the history of Maine, New England and New...
Dates: 1750-1953

Thoreau Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0499
Abstract

Included are manuscripts of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, and photos.

Dates: 1960-

Stanley R. Tupper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0510
Abstract

The official records, papers and personal papers of a U.S. Congressman from Maine.

Dates: 1953-1967

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1814-sc
Scope and Contents

Collection, 1941-1993, of records pertaining to the national United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America as well as records pertaining to local unions in Lewiston and Portland, Maine. Also includes other publications from International Paper's Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, a bank passbook from The Federal Trust Company of Waterville, Maine, and a Union Worker's Bible, Special Self-Esteem Edition.

Dates: 1941-1993

United States Bicentennial Committees Records and Publications

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0052
Scope and Contents

Contains publications by committees of various Maine communities for the United States bicentennial in 1976.

Dates: 1976