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Bowdoin College Folklore Papers
Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.
Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers
A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.
Neil Brackley Diary and History
The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.
Peleg Bradford Letters
These papers consist of Peleg Bradford's letters to friends and family during his time as a soldier in the Civil War.
Simon Bradley Account Book
A volume used as an account book and diary by Simon Bradley, who appears to have been a farmer in Parsonsfield, Maine. The volume also contains copies of some of Bradley's correspondence both to family members and to business associates.
Student Records (University Of Maine). Brawn (Kristin E.) Research Materials
Materials gathered by Kristin E. Brawn in the course of research for her master's thesis at the University of Maine, completed in 2002 and entitled "An Examination of the Georges River Clam Management Program". Includes copies of correspondence, policy development documents, agreements, and minutes of meetings of the steering committee, joint board of selectmen, clam committee, and shellfish and shellfish management committees.
Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection
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.
Bridgton Water & Electric Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)
Financial records of a local electric and water utility in Maine. Included are 2 ledgers covering the years 1901 to 1923.
Uriah Briery Daybook
Daybook of Uriah R. Briery, of Gardiner, Maine dating from 1851-1857. Briery was a shoemaker and while early entries are for orders, later entries include payments for shoes including food, tobacco, wood, and labor. The entries also include notes about renters and the rates charged per year.
Brig Empress (Blue Hill, Me.) Account Book
Brig Loch Lomond and Brig William H. Spear Account Book
First entry March 9, 1848 ; last entry [Nov?] 1858. Some loose notes inserted.
Brookfield, Maine Highway District Land Survey
Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.
William Brooks Daybooks
Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.
Ernest C. Brown Diaries
Diaries, 1905-1941, of Ernest C. Brown documenting his employment as a rural mail carrier in Robbinston, Maine. Daily entries provide details of the weather, the number of pieces of mail delivered, events in the family and the town, etc. A few entries in the diary for 1937 appear to have been made by Brown's son, Philip R. Brown.
Brown Family Letters
The collection contains personal correspondence of members of the Brown family, who lived in Burton, New Brunswick and Linneus, Maine in the last half of the 19th century.
John G. Brown Notebook
A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.
Jonathan Brown Account Book
Ledger recording goods sold and work done for various individuals as well as for the town of Freeman, Maine. Goods sold include shoes, handkerchiefs, woolen cloth, etc., as well as hay, rye and other agricultural products. Work done for the town and others includes haying, hauling with a team, appraising land, laying a road, etc. The back of the volume also has a few entries from 1874-1880 for work done by other members of the Brown family.
A. S. Bubar Daybook
A daybook used by A.S. Bubar to record the names of customers and their purchases at an unidentified business in Orient, Maine, possibly a general store. Items purchased include beans, tea, fish, pork, lard, corn, etc. The volume also gives information about logging in the area, recording costs of cutting, hauling, and driving logs, stumpage totals, etc.
Benjamin Bubar Papers
Personal papers of Benjamin Bubar including a small amount of information about the Bubar family, publicity about Bubar's work as an evangelist, copies of his sermons and other writings on religion, and memorabilia and publicity about his political campaigns and service in the Maine legislature.
Daniel Bucknam Papers
The collection contains two daybooks of Daniel Bucknam, Jr., a resident of Sutton, Massachusetts and Minot, Maine, in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The daybooks primarily reflect Bucknam's business life as a farmer and also record activities of his sons, Calvin and Shepherd Bucknam.
Bucknam Family Papers
Papers of residents of Columbia Falls, Maine, and records of a temperance society in Columbia Falls. Twenty-three pages of one of the notebooks are records of the Howard Association for the Promotion of Temperance in Columbia Falls for the years 1834 to 1840. The remainder of the notebook and the second notebook were used as daybooks for farm records of expenses and money received.
Nelson J. Budway Correspondence
Gregory Buesing Papers
Papers, 1950-1982, collected by Gregory Buesing. Contains documents and clippings, as well as newsletters, newspapers, application documents, and conference proceedings pertaining to the Native American tribes of Maine.
Discontinued Offices & Program. Bureau Of Public Administration (University Of Maine) Records
Edward Sandford Burgess Diary
John Perez Burnham Collections
A collection of material relating to the publisher Thomas Bird Mosher, a collection of material relating to the Elijah Lorenzo Green family, and a collection of material relating to the Best/Burnham families.
Burnham & Morrill Company Records
Financial records of a food canning company in Portland, Maine.
Business Records from Monroe, Maine
Bussell Family Papers
Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.
Henry Russ Butler Photographs
Photographs belonging to Henry Russ Butler and taken between 1916 and 1920. The photos depict buildings on the University of Maine campus, as well as students and campus activities from that time period. Also included are a few photographs of the Parsonsfield Seminary, Parsonsfield, Maine, and shots taken in Bridgton, Portland and Gray, Maine.
- Subject: Maine X
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 1068
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 208
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 86
- Correspondence 265
- Ledgers (Account books) 185
- Clippings 165
- Financial records 134
- Account books 125
- Diaries 123
- Photographs 120
- Minutes 115
- Daybooks 88
- Letters (Correspondence) 83
- Oral histories 82
- Reports 81
- Scrapbooks 78
- Folklore 73
- Receipts (Financial records) 63
- Groceries -- Prices 52
- Manuscripts 51
- Maine 49
- Articles 46
- Newsletters 46 + ∧ less
- English 1361
- French 2
- Chinese 1
- German 1
- Italian 1
- University of Maine 104
- Central Maine Power Company 48
- Maine Masque Theatre 9
- State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (Maine) 8
- University of Maine. Cooperative Extension 8
- Bowdoin College 7
- Maine Agricultural Experiment Station 7
- University of Maine. Department of History 7
- Hamlin, George H. 6
- MacDougall, Pauleena 6
- Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company 5
- Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914 5
- Delta Delta Delta. Alpha Kappa Chapter (University of Maine) 5
- Maine Consolidated Power Company 5
- University of Maine. Department of Communication and Journalism 5
- Deering, Arthur Lowell 4
- European and North American Railway Company 4
- Great Northern Paper Company 4
- Hauck, Arthur A. (Arthur Andrew), 1893-1992 4
- International Paper Company 4 + ∧ less