Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 121 - 150 of 204

Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences. Maine Folklife Center (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-003-022
Scope and Contents The records mainly contains textual information created by the University of Maine's Maine Folklife Center, but there are also photographic material, audio recording on vinyl records, CDs, and cassettes, and also computer disks containing programming material. The record series Administrative Records contains copies of various departmental reports and policies, fund raising information, Board of Advisors meeting material, and publicity material. Also, includes information...
Dates: 1820-2016; Majority of material found within 1957-2012

Maine Historical Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0316
Scope and Contents

The collection is a compilation of copies of original photographs from throughout the state of Maine. It consists of over 2000 black and white copy prints and negatives detailing Maine's history since the 1850's. A description of each print is included on cards in a 2-drawer catalog and a cross-referenced topic index to the collection is included in the catalog.

Dates: 185?-19??

Student Organizations And Publications. Maine Masque Theater (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0009-016
Scope and Contents

The record series contains material on theater productions at the University of Maine in the latter half of the 20th century. Included are photographs of actors and actresses and performances, programs, newspaper clippings, and posters.

Dates: 1940-1994

Maine Photograph and Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0407-sc
Abstract The collection provides views of Maine from the early 20th century. It includes a photographic postcard "B. & A.R.R. Series. State Line Tunnel", produced by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., manufacturers, Portland, Me.; a photographic postcard probably of the Boothbay area produced by McDougall & Keefe, Boothbay Harbor, Me.; a photographic postcard "Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine", produced by American Art Post Card Co., Boston, Mass.; a picture postcard "Damariscotta Lake, Damariscotta,...
Dates: 1912-1930?

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

Maine Slate Company of Monson Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0320
Abstract

The collection contains records of the Maine Slate Company of Monson as well as personal papers of Walter L. Johnson, superintendent of the company, and his wife Harriet F. Johnson. Also included are ten undated photographs showing quarry workers, the mining operation, and the mine buildings.

Dates: 1915-1941; Majority of material found within 1915-1924

Maine State College. Maine State College And University Of Maine History Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0001-002
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous group of records regarding the history of the University of Maine from its founding as the Maine State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1865. Items appear to have been curated and compiled over time by Fogler Library Special Collections staff to document key events, figures, and milestones in the University's early history. Most material is from the end of the Nineteenth century through to the mid Twentieth century. The records mainly contain...
Dates: 1865-1990; Majority of material found within 1868-1971

Maine Twin Party Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1782
Scope and Contents

Collection, 1938-1976, consists of the papers of the Maine Twin Party organization. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and a film reel documenting their semi-annual parties celebrating twins, and their research benefits. This party started as a small gathering for research, it expanded into a state organization that continued until the mid 1950s.

Dates: 1938-1976; 1938-1955 (bulk)

Maine/Maritimes Folklore Collection/CP 180

 Collection
Identifier: MF076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers. The early items are largely miscellaneous gatherings of individual items: jokes, tall tales, ghost stories, traditional medicine, popular beliefs and superstitions, legends, local character yarns, etc. and only occasionally include tape recordings. Later accessions reflect the trend in the field of folklore to emphasize context over items gathered for their own sake. Thus they are more apt to consist of life histories with an emphasis on life...
Dates: 1957-1975

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

George P. Merrill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0345
Abstract Contains personal papers of George P. Merrill as well as portraits and illustrations of geologists and other scientists collected by him and used in his writings. Of particular interest are a letter, 1904, to Merrill from Robert E. Peary and a scrapbook compiled by Merrill documenting his trip to Russia in 1897 to attend the International Congress of Geology in Saint Petersburg. Also includes a few photographs attributed to William Henry Jackson; a collection of letters, 1843-1886, to...
Dates: 1837-1931; Majority of material found within 1891-1920

Military Life Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1074-sc
Abstract

Unidentified photographs of soldiers and nurses at an unidentified military base or training camp. Collection is associated with Chester Leighton and appears to be from around the time of World War I.

Dates: undated

Charley Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0348
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Charley Miller of Bangor, Maine, an outdoorsman, Maine guide, fight conditioner, and outdoor cook. Included are photographs, celebrity endorsements, 16 mm films, and news articles documenting his work as a Maine guide, outdoorsman and outdoor cook.

Dates: 1931-1966

Frances Robinson Mitchell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0350
Scope and Contents

This collection contains both materials reflecting the life, interests, and activities of Frances Robinson Mitchell and materials which document the Robinson family's work in the lumbering and timberlands business in northern Maine. Included are correspondence, business records, photographs, newspaper clippings, deeds, leases, reports, tax documents, and plans.

Dates: 1893-2005; Majority of material found within 1944-1995

Harold F. Moon Theater Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0352
Abstract

The Harold F. Moon collection is composed of materials that document his career in the theater in the Bangor area. Includes scrapbooks of clippings, programs, and a manuscript.

Dates: 1895-1976

John Muench Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0356
Scope and Contents

The Muench papers are the work of a Maine artist, an internationally known lithographer. Included are correspondence, personal letters, exhibition catalogs, reviews, and articles about his work.

Dates: 1945-1993

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

Office Of The President (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0003
Scope and Contents

The folders mainly contain textual material, particularly; correspondence, memorandums, press releases, and reports. But there are some books, photographs and artifacts such as plaques, banners, and a medal and media such as cassette, video, and radio tapes, film and Compact Discs.

Dates: 1810-2018; Majority of material found within 1934-1984

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

Lieselotte O’Meara Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1775
Content Description

Collection of 35mm slides discovered in the attic of Lieselotte O'Meara documenting her life, her international travels, and her love of the natural and scenic landscapes of her chosen home, Maine. Images range from 1938 through 1977.

Dates: 1938-1977

Our Neighborhood Club Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1785
Abstract

The Our Neighborhood Club papers collection consists of club program booklets, scrapbooks, photographs, as well as club meeting minutes and attendance. The collection does have papers that span between 1908 to 2007, however, the collection primarily focuses on club materials during the 1960s through the 1990s.

Dates: 1908-2007

Ralph S. Palmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1063
Scope and Contents The collection contains research material and writings of Ralph S. Palmer, a professor and naturalist. It includes material related to Manly Hardy and his daughter Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as an extensive reprint collection of publications in natural history and zoology. Included are notes, articles, clippings, photographs, reprints, ledgers, typescripts, illustrations, card indexes, and correspondence of Ralph S. Palmer, Jonathan Titcomb Hardy, Manly Hardy, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, and...
Dates: 1842-2002; Majority of material found within 1880-1950

Parsons Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0386
Scope and Contents The Parsons family papers consist primarily of the business records and personal papers of George Parsons and his sons Henry and William Usher Parsons. They reflect the involvement of the Parsons family in the banking, interurban railroad, steel and coal businesses, primarily in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama. The papers are arranged in four series: Business records, Personal papers, Records of Parsons family trusts, and Ancillary materials. Each series has several...
Dates: 1838-1956; Majority of material found within 1880-1954

Passamaquoddy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1452
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs of Passamaquoddy Indians of Maine. The photographs date from 1885 to 1970 and are mostly of unidentified men, women and children. Among those identified are Susan Dana, Peter F. Neptune, Francis Joseph Neptune, Wallace Lewey, Mrs. Wallace Lewey, Peter Mitchell, Mary Mitchell, John Socotomah, Joseph Tomah, Sabat Tomah, Bennett N. Francis, Noel Joseph, Alexander Sapin and Mary Elmanico.

Dates: 1885-1970

Paul C. Ware Mountain Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0754-sc
Abstract

A handwritten daily journal of a fire spotter in Maine. It includes personal memoirs and official records during the summers Paul Ware was a watchman for fires. Included also are a map, a newspaper clipping about the phasing out of fire rangers, and photographs.

Dates: 1956-1971

Ellen Louise Payson Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0390
Scope and Contents Collection consists of about 525 architectural drawings including landscape architecture plans, contour drawings, planting diagrams and blueprints. There are also detailed drawings of fences, garden paths, outbuildings and gates. The drawings were done mostly in the 1920s and 1930s primarily for clients in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, with a few for clients in Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri and North Carolina. They demonstrate the process of landscape design through...
Dates: 1913-1941

Helen N. Peirce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0982-sc
Abstract

Papers of the wife of an American diplomat. Most of the letters do not indicate the year written.

Dates: 1880-1916

Penobscot Chemical Fibre Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0783
Dates: 1912-1993; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

Lawrence E. Philbrook Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0404
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook containing memorabilia of a college student during the early 20th century. The scrapbook contains photographs, programs, and other items collected during Lawrence E. Philbrook's years as a student on the Orono campus of the University of Maine, from 1912 to 1916. Also includes Beta Theta Pi materials.

Dates: 1912-1916