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American Red Cross, Castine Chapter Cash Book No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1229-sc
Abstract Treasurer's cashbook for a chapter of the American Red Cross in Castine, Maine. The volume records amounts paid for various expenses of the chapter including war relief, school milk and school lunch programs, etc.
Dates: circa 1939-circa 1945

Margaret F. Atwood War Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1625-sc
Abstract World War II ration books 1, 2, an 4 issued to Margaret F. Atwood, Orono, Maine. Issued by local board no. 1210-5, Old Town, Maine. Books 1 and 4 contain some stamps.
Dates: 1942-1943

Edna K. Barbour War Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1292-sc
Abstract War ration books no. 2, 3 and 4 used by Edna K. Barbour of Brewer, Maine.
Dates: circa 1939-circa 1945

James A. Blanchard II Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1749
Abstract Correspondence from James A. Blanchard II to his wife, June E. (Peterson) Blanchard, and his son, Bob Blanchard, while he was stationed in the Pacific with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Also includes letters from June Blanchard to James A. Blanchard II.
Dates: March 19, 1940-May 26, 1954; Majority of material found within March 19, 1940-September 6, 1945

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Acadia National Park

 Collection
Identifier: MF120
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of interviews conducted by MFC staff with men who were enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, who and served at one of the three camps run by ANP: the Eagle Lake or Bar Harbor camp, the Long Pond or Southwest Harbor camp; and the Ellsworth camp. Also included in the collection are interviews with women who married men from the camps and other local residents who remember the camps. Included are 226 photographs (P08475-P08701). In...
Dates: summer of 2000 and 2001

Student/Alumni Records. Class Of 1944 Advanced Infantry ROTC (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0010-005
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and compiled by Stephen L. Jacobs during his research project (1988-1994) on the University of Maine class of 1944. Mostly contains individual biographical profiles of members of the class including their service record and lives post World War II, there are also some photographs of specific class members, and cassette recordings of interviews with some of the class. Also, included are a binder of research material complied by Jacobs,...
Dates: 1942-1996; Majority of material found within 1988-1994

Coffin Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0105
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Coffin Family of Bangor, Me. Includes letters between Harold W. and Grace Bristol Coffin and their children, and a number of manuscripts written by Harold W. Coffin.
Dates: 1913-1951

Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Natural Science, Forestry, And Agriculture. College Of Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-007-017
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine College of Agriculture, but there are also some maps. The record series College Of Agriculture Faculty and Executive Committees Records contain meeting minutes, correspondence regarding faculty meeting meetings, items related to the Course Committee that looked at changes to agriculture courses, and details of degree, scholarship, and faculty recommendations. Also, includes lists of College of...
Dates: 1868-1989; Majority of material found within 1900-1980

Academic Affairs. Dean/Director, Cooperative Extension Service (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-008
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, but there are also photographic, visual, and audio visual material. Some of the report record series also contain photographs of Cooperative Extension Service operations, events, and staff. The reports submitted during the First World War and Second World War years detail the effects the wars had on agriculture in Maine. County Agent Reports were submitted by the...
Dates: 1869-2006; Majority of material found within 1915-1962

Lewellyn C. Daigle Scrapbook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1294
Scope and Contents A scrapbook compiled and annotated by Daigle describing his activities during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of fellow soldiers as well as of places Daigle was stationed during the war. The collection also contains two books: "God is my co-pilot" by Robert L. Scott and "Born in battle" by Rowan T. Thomas. The latter book contains a dedication to Daigle from Capt. Thomas.
Dates: 1941-1943

Discontinued Offices & Programs. Engineering Science And Management Defense Training Program (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-014
Scope and Contents The records mostly contain textual information created by the University of Maine and U.S Office of Education regarding the Engineering, Sciences, and Management Defense Training Program, but there are some photographs of participants. The record series Academic & Administrative Records contains general information regarding the Program, U.S Office of Education reports, forms, publicity material, student applications, details of course offerings (declined classes included),...
Dates: 1940-1945

Frances Robinson Mitchell Collection

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Identifier: MF099
Scope and Contents Items donated by Frances Robinson Mitchell, including an essay for her children about her grandfather, her time in the Marine Corps in WWII, and woods work.
Dates: 1996 - 1998

Francis R. Fuller Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0194
Abstract Papers of an Army officer and professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Maine, Orono. Includes reports, maps, photos and other papers relating to World War I and World War II and the period in between.
Dates: 1918-1949

Matthew Edward Highlands Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1370-sc
Scope and Contents The collection includes biographical information about Matthew and Ramona Highlands, newspaper clippings about his war service and career, and correspondence dated 1945-1949, including letters of appreciation for his service in the military and during the Berlin blockade. Included among the letters is one from Pres. Harry Truman written in 1949, expressing his appreciation to those involved in the relief effort in Germany after the war. The collection also includes photographs of Matthew and...
Dates: 1905-2003

Arlie Holman Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 1125-sc
Abstract Letters from Holman to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel H. Holman of West Peru, Me. Written between September 1945 and August 1946, the letters detail Holman's military service in the Army Air Forces and his experiences from his arrival at Camp Adair, Oregon, through his time in Okinawa Island, Japan. Miscellaneous postcards to various Holman family members are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1945-1946

Collection on Edward John Limes

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1722-sc
Abstract Photographs and news clippings related to the escape of University of Maine students Edward John Limes from a fire at Hannibal Hall February 13, 1944.
Dates: 1943-1944

Maine Women During the Depression and World War II

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Identifier: MF040
Scope and Contents This collection began with the research done by Rita Breton as part of her graduate work in history at the University of Maine. Breton conducted approximately twenty interviews with Maine women about their lives and work during the Great Depression and WWII. In addition, in the fall of 1982, students in Edward D. "Sandy" Ives’ class AY 125 were asked to locate and interview people on the topic of women's lives during the Depression and World War II. The semester project yielded forty-five...
Dates: 1981-1990

Frances Robinson Mitchell Papers

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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

Morgiana Halley Projects

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Identifier: MF021
Scope and Contents Two series by Morgiana P. Halley, one dealing with marine disasters in Newfoundland folk balladry and the other with marine convoys of World War II.
Dates: 1989-1990

Frederic Coleman Murphy Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1596-sc
Abstract Papers include copies of Coleman's letters, 1929-1945, primarily to his mother and sister in which he writes of his life while teaching in Berlin, N.H., as an analyst in the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce in Washington, D.C., and while serving with the United States Army in Italy during World War II. The collection also contains letters of condolence to Coleman's wife after his death in 1945 as well as family photographs.
Dates: 1929-1945

Nathaniel J. Crowley's Memoirs

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Identifier: UA RG 0010-007
Content Description Bound copy of the memoirs of Nathaniel Crowley, who was an alumnus of the University of Maine and a Hall of Fame recipient (2002 - Class of ’42). The memoir was published by his son Roger Crowley (donor) in hardback for his family and friends. The memoir includes stories from Crowley's time at UMaine, including in sports, as a member of the Senior Skulls, and Class Treasurer.
Dates: Publication: 2020

Discontinued Offices & Programs. Office Of The Dean Of Men (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-013
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine Dean of Men Office, but there are also photographs of students at Maine Day events. The record series Correspondence and Subject Files are mostly from the files of Dean Lambert Seymour Corbett who was dean of men from 1929-1945. Corbett's correspondence is with academic colleagues, representatives from various organizations, University of Maine faculty, staff, students, and parents on a...
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1929-1945

Discontinued Offices & Programs. Office Of The Dean Of Women (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0007-012
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Dean of Women office, but there are also photographs of women cleaning the dorms (vacuuming, cooking), dorms, women lounging in living area, women studying in rooms, portraits, and group photographs. The record group includes:Various items regarding the administration of the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students, particularly the organization of the 1968 convention that was held on the...
Dates: 1895-1977; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

Marie Pancoast Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1637
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks compiled by Marie Haines Pancoast while a student at the University of Maine. They contain programs, photographs and memorabilia of campus activities and social and sorority life. Topics of particular interest within the scrapbooks include newspaper clippings about activities on campus concerning World War II and programs, souvenirs, etc. from Phi Mu sorority.
Dates: 1941-1945

Portland League for Peace and Freedom Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0417
Abstract This collection documents the foundation and activities of the Portland League for Peace and Freedom in the years before World War II. Included are correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings concerning the League. Of interest are the publicity scrapbooks that include manuscript material. The collection also includes materials from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Emergency Peace Campaign.
Dates: 1933-1940

Faculty Records (University of Maine). Professor Highlands (Matthew E.) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-003
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by University of Maine Professor Matthew E. Highlands, but there are also photographs of his family, time in the U.S. Army, and of his mentor Samuel Cate Prescott. The record series Academic & Family Records contains material related to Highlands’ academic career at the University of Maine (both as a student and professor) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts,...
Dates: 1800s?-2003; Majority of material found within 1942-1970

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Professor Smith (David C.)

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-047
Scope and Contents The papers of an educator and historian at the University of Maine. Included are correspondence; periodicals; research papers; reports; town reports of Paris, Maine; newsletters; photographs; minutes of meetings; book reviews; newspaper clippings; reprints; lecture notes; interviews; and literary contributions.
Dates: undated

Social Justice Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0472
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous issues of newspapers and magazines with articles relating to social justice. The periodicals include Our Sunday visitor, Green magazine, Boston advertiser, Pathfinder, Portland Sunday telegram, Boston herald, Church world, Bangor daily news. Some of the articles are about the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the end of World War II, the position of the Catholic Church on various issues.
Dates: 1933-1945

Students/Alumni Records (University Of Maine). Weston Family Papers

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Identifier: UA RG 0010-046
Content Description Miscellaneous items from Wallace Augustus Weston (Class of 1901), Virginia Smith Weston (Class of 1944), and William Weston (Class of 1949) curated during their time at the University of Maine. Includes: University of Maine bills, invoices, and payment receipts for expenses occurred at the University including for Omega Mu Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta, Y.M.C.A. Topic Card (1899), Women's Athletic Association Banquet program (1941), football schedules and tickets, copies of the Maine...
Dates: 1895-1949