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Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract

Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

Samuel G. Bachelder Account Books and Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0027
Scope and Contents

Account book and diary (1856 Jan. 1-1871) and account book (1858-1881 May 4) of Samuel G. Bachelder, town of residence unknown.

Dates: 1856-1881

Lyman M. Baker Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0693-sc
Abstract

An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.

Dates: 1914-1975

Alfred Bartlett Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1811-sc
Content Description

The diary of Alfred Bartlett, of Elliot, Maine for 1883, which records weather, visitors, and his daily activities.

Dates: 1883

Ralph S. Bartlett Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1423-sc
Scope and Contents

A diary used by Bartlett to record his travels in Europe, Canada, and South America as well as in Maine and Massachusetts. The volume records nine different trips taken in 1912, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1923 and 1924.

Dates: 1912-1924

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Abstract

Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Dates: circa 1860-1864

Stephen Berry Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0962-sc
Abstract

A diary of a printer and publisher in Portland, Maine.

Dates: June 22, 1913-February 1, 1919

Lorenzo Billings Diary and Census Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0994-sc
Abstract

A diary for the year 1883 of a farmer in Milton Plantation, Maine. Also included also are photocopies of census records for Lorenzo and his father in 1860, 1870, 1900, and 1910.

Dates: 1883

Elijah Blaisdell Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1021-sc
Abstract

Fifteen diaries of a farmer in York, Maine during the late nineteenth century. The diaries cover the years, 1870, 1879, 1880, 1882-1886, 1888-1891, and 1898-1900. The 1900 diary is blank.

Dates: 1870-1900

Edward P. Blanchard Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 1141-sc
Abstract

Daily diaries primarily recording observations about the weather. The volumes also contain newspaper clippings about the weather as well as obituaries and reports of events in Blanchard and nearby communities.

Dates: 1913-1936

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Abstract

Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

Dates: 1887-1898

Maurice H Blanchard Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1802-sc
Content Description

A diary kept by Maurice H Blanchard, a resident of Gardiner, for the year 1909. It also contains memos, names and addresses of contacts and a record of cash expenditures. It also notes his marriage on June 7, 1909 to Idelle Webster of Waterville, Maine.

Dates: 1909

Aaron Blaney Memo Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1548-sc
Abstract

A diary from 1824-1834 kept by an unidentified person, probably Aaron Blaney of Bristol, Maine. Entries are headed Bristol and outline daily activities, service in the Maine legislature and as a justice of the peace in Bristol, deaths of parents and children, etc.

Dates: 1824-1834

Geneva Bonin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1754-sc
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1939, of Geneva Bonin, a resident of Northport, Maine. Entries usually begin with weather, followed by reports of daily life including the activities of her mother, father, son, and husband. Also contains some reports of significant events, recipes, and recording of cash accounts.

Dates: 1939

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Abstract Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...
Dates: 1883-1927

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

Simon Bradley Account Book

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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

George Bragdon Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0873-sc
Abstract

Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Dates: 1862-1972; Majority of material found within ( 1862-1863)

Mellie J. Bragg Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0848-sc
Abstract

A diary. Inscribed on inside: From Mother to Mellie J. Bragg. Includes accounts of work done and payments.

Dates: February 24 1880 -December 31

Simeon Brett Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc
Abstract

Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Dates: January 1 1809 - December 10 1815

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

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

Howard A. Camp Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1553
Scope and Contents

Letters written between Aug. 1862 and May 1865 by Howard A. Camp, a member of the 21st Connecticut Infantry Regiment, to his family and friends. Collection also includes Camp's diaries for 1862 and 1863 and background information on Camp and his regiment supplied by the donor.

Dates: 1862-1865

Willis Carter Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0084
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a number of diaries which include financial records of a family in West Pembroke, Maine. A book of school district records is also included. Much family material is contained in the diaries.

Dates: 1881-1928

Cary Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0085
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters and diaries of a family during the mid-19th century. Includes diaries and letters of two brothers who fought with the 5th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. The family members were farmers from Topsham.

Dates: 1856-1920

Chandler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0094
Abstract

Consists of business and personal papers of several generations of the family as well as materials concerning the town of New Gloucester, Maine.

Dates: 1750-1956; Majority of material found within 1795-1886

William C. Chapman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1438-sc
Scope and Contents

A diary kept by William Chapman from January-May, 1926, while a student at the University of Maine. In it he details his daily activities both as a student and as a member of Alpha Tau Omega. There are frequent references to Ruth Hastings, a student at Bates College who later became his wife.

Dates: 1926

Milton S. and Angela Clifford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0101
Abstract

The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.

Dates: 1860-1950

Christopher A. Clough Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0697-sc
Abstract

The diary of a farmer from Readfield, Maine covering the years 1867-1870.

Dates: 1867-1870

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0102
Abstract

Contains notebooks and diaries of Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth, a noted poet and author of children's books.

Dates: 1930-1968