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Diary of Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts student and Camden, Maine native James Walter Weeks (Class of 1877). The diary describes Weeks' time as a mechanical engineering student at the college and following his graduation in 1877 work as a military instructor in Camden, Maine.
Inserted inside the front cover of the diary is a letter from President Arthur A. Hauck thanking Mrs. H.W. Devereux for the donation of the diary.
The records of a granite company in Sullivan, Maine. Included are copies of the act of incorporation (1834) and of the by-laws of 1834 and of 1855. Included also are maps of the lands of the Sullivan Granite Company, minutes of the annual meetings from 1866 to 1874, abstracts of titles, and other legal papers. Included also is a judgment in a case filed in the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County (Wisconsin) titled Grant Marble Company, a corporation, plaintiff vs Edwin H. Abbot, defendant.
The records mainly contain textual information created on and by various summer institutes held at the University of Maine includes: correspondence, memorandums, press releases, clippings, grant applications, reports, and brochures. There are also photographs of attendees of the Education for Intercultural Understanding Workshop.
Two diaries covering the years 1871 and 1872. The diaries record the daily weather and daily life on a farm in Bethel, Maine.
Materials include budgets, plant lists, landscape drawings, and color photographs of landscape design projects by James E. Swasey, University of Maine Landscape Designer and Professor of Ornamental Horticulture.
Diary of Samuel Hobart Sweetser a farmer and trial justice from North Yarmouth, dating from 1883-1886. He is a dedicated diarist and notes names, dates, and events whle also recording the weather conditions. Many entries refer to his work as an orchardist with an apple orchard as well as noting tasks associated with his work as a trial justice.
A daily diary begun when Sylvester was ten years old. The volume records his daily activities, the weather each day, and his school and work life.
Financial records of a general store in Dennysville, Maine, owned by Theophilus W. Allan and his sons. Volumes include two daybooks, dated 1869 and 1894-1895, as well as two ledgers dated 1889-1902 and 1901-1912. The store sold groceries, dry-goods, hardware, etc.
A ledger used by Taber to record purchases made at his general store in Unity, Maine. Taber also used the volume to record work he did for others, including fencing, haying, repairs, etc. His work as executor for various decedents' estates is also documented in the volume.
A ledger from an unidentified business, probably a tailor. Arranged by customer name, the volume lists items of clothing such as suits, pants, coats, shirts, etc., ordered by individuals and the cost of each item. Listings for some customers include addresses from Lewiston, Auburn and Monmouth, Maine.
Tax records for Plantation 14 in Washington County, Maine for the year 1872. Begins with instructions from the tax assessor and lists tax payers and assessments for polls, real estate and personal property. Includes both residents and non-residents.
Primarily bridge constructions sites showing the progress of construction of bridges around Maine in the 1930s. Several photographs include company owners and construction crews, including two of an underwater diver. There are also a few photographs of bridge sites in Canada and New Jersey, and photographs of family, college friends, Maine scenery.
Oral interviews collected by Erica Reisberg of Maine Folklife Center at the Maine State Museum as part of the April 8, 2006, opening event for the exhibit, "Call Your Mother... Communication and Community in Bryant Pond." The exhibit ran from April 8-May 28, 2006 and examined the Bryant Pond Telephone Company Collection and how the last hand-crank telephone system in the United States worked, and examined its role in community life.
Records of textbooks and other supplies furnished to teachers in schools in the Stillwater, Great Works, and Old Town areas. Includes names of teachers.
Collections consists of video received from filmmaker Truppin relating to the 1989 film project about the dying of the herring smoking industry on the coast of Maine. The project was called “The Last Smokehouse: Lubec and the Herring Smoking Industry of Maine.”
The collection records the history of theater in Portland, Maine. It consists of photographs of some 1000 actors and actresses in their various stage roles, of theatrical buildings in Portland, of playbills, of press clippings, of advertisements.
Minutes of meetings of a sewing club formed in Winterport, Maine, in 1906. Entries record names of members, dues paid, and sewing projects completed.
The Stewart family of Newburgh, New York, had a long association with the eastern Maine, area where they had a camp. Rob Golding of Perry, Maine, acted as their guide for many years in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection consists of a series of interviews with Golding, a renowned story teller, conducted by Archie Stewart; a manuscript history of the Stewart family; and video copies of Stewart family home movies.
The records of a marine hardware firm. Included are catalogs, correspondence, employee records, bills, receipts, and medical records of employee accidents.