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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

Alice Barrows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Overview The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...
Dates: 1820-1974

Mary Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0904-sc
Overview

The papers of a stage and vaudeville star. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia concerning her family and her stage career.

Dates: 1911-1982

John Franklin Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.
Dates: 1908-1974

Dennysville, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0911-sc
Overview Typescript of the history of Dennysville, Maine. Included also are a genealogy of the Lincoln family, maps, photographs, picture postcards, and photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1486-1968

Carrie R. Dolloff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0856-sc
Overview The papers of a school teacher and wife of a physician in Maine. Included is an outline of the life of Carrie E. (Rand) Dolloff from 1881 to 1909; a catalogue and circular of the Eastern State Normal School at Castine, Maine for the year ending June 4, 1901; war ration books for David E. Dolloff, Carrie R. Dolloff, and Annie T. Hurley living in Biddeford, Maine; gasoline ration books for Carrie R. Dolloff; a wallet for ration books; an application in 1942 by David E. Dolloff for fuel oil ration...
Dates: 1899-1944

Ethel McLean Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0772-sc
Overview The papers of a political activist, public servant, and poet from Maine. The 2 microfilm reels (located in the Microforms Department in the Fogler Library - call number Microfilm J631) include the papers which were deposited in the Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass. They are largely concerned with labor conditions and laws pertaining to women and children in Massachusetts. Included in the folder in the Special Collections Department are correspondence, biographical material of Ethel...
Dates: 1905-1972

Johnston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0267
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine. Included are materials of William Jasper Johnston; his son, William Percy Johnston; and Percy's son, Donald Percy Johnston. A few items belonging to John Johnston, father of Jasper Johnston are also found in the collection. The collection includes many photographs of dams and other construction projects of the Johnston family. Included are phorographs and negatives, letters,...
Dates: 1835-1972; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

Lion Locomotive Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1461
Overview Contains correspondence about the locomotive, its history and its transfer from place to place. Many letters are to and from W.J. Sweetser, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, and H.D. Watson, head of the mechanical engineering department. Other letters are from Louis Ibbotson, librarian at the university, John R. Lyman, chair of the mechanical engineering department in the 1970s, and university presidents Arthur Hauck and Howard Neville. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1937-1995

Edwin F. Littlefield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0301
Overview Business and personal papers of Edwin F. Littlefield, a ship captain from Winterport, Maine. Very little biographical information is available about Littlefield, but it appears that he was a ship owner, captain and agent between 1854 and 1897, the year of his death.
Dates: 1814-1922; Majority of material found within 1859-1897

Lovejoy and McLeod Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0923-sc
Overview The papers of the Lovejoy and McLeod families of Old Town and Stillwater, Maine.
Dates: 1914-2001

Maine Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0419
Scope and Contents Collection contains 674 postcards mostly from the early part of the 20th century, 2 books of postcards, and 4 photographs. Some of the postcards have messages and have been sent in the mail. The views include buildings, towns, historic sites, scenic views, etc. of Maine.
Dates: 1900-1950

Academic Affairs. Office Of Vice President Of Academic Affairs & Provost (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-001
Scope and Contents The record group mainly contain textual material created and curated by the University of Maine Office of Vice President Of Academic Affairs & Provost, but there are some photographs and phonograph musical records. The series Committee Records contains correspondence, particularly related to serving on committees and meetings, reference material, meeting minutes, guidelines, and reports related to the Facilities Planning Committee, Faculty Advisory Committee on Honorary...
Dates: 1895-1995

Elena B. Shute Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0988-sc
Overview A five-year diary of a young girl in Belfast, Maine who later became an actress. The diary provides insights into early twentieth century childhood life in rural Maine.
Dates: 1920-1924

Steamboat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0835-sc
Overview A collection of photographs, postcards, and clippings about steamboats sailing in Penobscot Bay, Maine.
Dates: 1858-1945