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Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1690
Abstract

A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.

Dates: 1900-1952

Neil Brackley Diary and History

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0869-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1931

Peleg Bradford Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0068
Abstract

These papers consist of Peleg Bradford's letters to friends and family during his time as a soldier in the Civil War.

Dates: August 28, 1862-April 7, 1865

Simon Bradley Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1182-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1849-1855

Student Records (University Of Maine). Brawn (Kristin E.) Research Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 0010-001
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1995-2002

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

Bridgton Water & Electric Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0071
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric and water utility in Maine. Included are 2 ledgers covering the years 1901 to 1923.

Dates: 1901-1923

Uriah Briery Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1799-sc
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1844-1857

Brig Empress (Blue Hill, Me.) Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1362-sc
Scope and Contents An account book kept for the brig Empress of Blue Hill, Maine, apparently by one of its owners, Jonah Holt of Blue Hill. The volume contains financial information about outfitting and repairing the ship, copies of letters dated 1829 from Holt about selling the ship at public auction, and a settlement of accounts of the owners in 1830. The owners are listed as John Stevens, Samuel Parker, Stephen Holt, Captain Moses P. Clough, and Jonah Holt. The volume also contains financial information...
Dates: 1825-1834

Brig Loch Lomond and Brig William H. Spear Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0073
Scope and Contents

First entry March 9, 1848 ; last entry [Nov?] 1858. Some loose notes inserted.

Dates: 1848-1858

Brookfield, Maine Highway District Land Survey

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1115-sc
Abstract

Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.

Dates: 1882, 1904

William Brooks Daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0074A
Abstract

Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.

Dates: 1839-1863

Ernest C. Brown Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1655
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1905-1941

Brown Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0075
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1860-1997; Majority of material found within 1860-1874

John G. Brown Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0885-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1825

Jonathan Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1148-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1833-1848

A. S. Bubar Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1410-sc
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1899-1901

Benjamin Bubar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0077
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1923-1960

Daniel Bucknam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1007
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1764-1839; Majority of material found within 1790-1810

Bucknam Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1038-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1821-1925

Nelson J. Budway Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1405-sc
Scope and Contents Incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence of Nelson J. Budway. Much of the business correspondence, dating from 1926, is with Frank B. Kimball, superintendent at the Carrabassett, Maine, mill of Lawrence Plywood Corp., manufacturers of plywood box shooks with offices in Boston and Fall River, Mass. The letters concern Budway's possible employment at the mill as well as containing comments about the company in general. Most of the personal correspondence concerns a...
Dates: 1909-1926

Gregory Buesing Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1793
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950-1982

Discontinued Offices & Program. Bureau Of Public Administration (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-006
Scope and Contents The records contain textual information created by the University of Maine Bureau of Public Administration. The record group mainly contains records regarding the Bureau's training programs, seminars, and workshops. The record series Training Records contains publicity material for various Bureau of Public Administration workshops, seminar, and programs for municipal and public employees on a range of subjects including communications management, financial accounting, employee...
Dates: 1966-1981

Edward Sandford Burgess Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1523-sc
Abstract A diary kept by Burgess from September 1907 to June 1908 recording his daily activities including walks and hikes in the area around New York City, travels to New Hampshire for the summer, and trips into Maine as well as in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Entries give detailed descriptions of plants seen, hiking trails followed, etc.; many include sketches by Burgess of buildings and houses in the areas he visited. The diary also records some of his activities while in New York City...
Dates: 1907-1908

John Perez Burnham Collections

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0915-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1875-2000

Burnham & Morrill Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0079
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a food canning company in Portland, Maine.

Dates: 1892-1966

Business Records from Monroe, Maine

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SpC MS 1638
Scope and Contents A collection of records of businesses in Monroe, Maine. Includes two day books, 1836-1838 and 1838-1839, and a ledger, 1837-1851, recording goods sold and services performed. Most transactions center around lumbering. Also contains a day book, 1835-1856, of Benjamin F. Palmer of Monroe recording work done, including boards hauled or sawed, surveying of timber, etc.; and another, 1844-1887, of Joseph Palmer of Monroe also listing work done as well as goods such as coffee, molasses, tea, etc....
Dates: 1836-1889

Bussell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0080
Abstract

Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.

Dates: 1856-1912; Majority of material found within 1883-1904

Henry Russ Butler Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1339-sc
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1916-1920

William Butterfield Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0775-sc
Abstract

A photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of a Maine resident who lived in the first half of the 19th century. Included also is a genealogical record and list of marriages performed by William Butterfield as Justice of the Peace.

Dates: 1865

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