Showing Collections: 271 - 300 of 1927
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two parts. The first, Jones Tracy, is a set of interviews (NA2968-NA2976) conducted by Richard Lunt in 1963 and 1964 which served as the basis for Lunt’s University of Maine M.A. thesis. Some material was also published as Jones Tracy: Tall Tale Hero from Mount Desert Island (Northeast Folklore, Vol. X). Interviewees recorded on tape include: Chauncey Somes, Ralph Tracy, Laurie Holmes, John Carroll, Robert Smallidge, George Tracy Reed, Lydia Storer, Clark Manring,...
Identifier: SpC MS 0081
Overview Negatives of photographs taken between 1914 and 1939 by Call of outdoor scenes of mountains, lakes, woods and streams in the northern part of Maine.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0082
Overview A collection of the business records of a retail book store owned and operated by Charles E. Campbell in Portland, Maine. Includes ledgers, account books, inventories, and auditors' reports.
Identifier: SpC MS 1344-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by various members of the Campbell family of Boothbay, Maine, to records goods sold and work done for various individuals. Entries from various dates are interspersed throughout the volume. The earliest entries date from 1797 and document sales of items such as tea, sugar, rum, and molasses as well as provision of wood, masts and timber. Beginning in the 1830s, most entries record work done, including hauling brick, boards, lime or wood or days spent fishing, planting, plowing and...
Identifier: SpC MS 0083
Overview The collection contains information on summer camps and fishing and hunting camps in Maine.
Scope and Contents Series of interviews by historian Barry Rodrigue on immigration into Maine from Quebec along the route known as the Canada Road, which includes Route 201. The Canada Road ran from the Quebec border through Dennistown, Jackman, Moose River, West Forks, The Forks, and Caratunk, to Moscow and Bingham, Maine. 2373 Rodrigue, Barry H. July 1995.
Identifier: UA RG 0005-004
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Canadian-American Center, but there are also photographic material. The record series Conference, Lecture & Workshop Records contains correspondence, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and lists of attendees for various conferences, lectures, and workshops on the subject of Canada, New England, and Canadian-American relations. Most of the events were held at the University...
Identifier: SpC MS 0527
Scope and Contents The collection includes seminar papers written by University of Maine students for History 308 (Seminar in Canadian history), 309 (Seminar in New England-Atlantic provinces history), and 347 (Seminar in methodology and historiography).
Scope and Contents A series of CBC radio programs dealing with the folklore of the Canadian Maritime Provinces.
Identifier: SpC MS 1247
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letterbook of Candage's outgoing correspondence from 1860 to 1865, journals he kept on the Electric Spark from 1864 and 1865 and on the National Eagle from 1865 to 1867, as well as copies of essays he wrote on various seafaring topics. The collection also contains a small group of ships' papers from 1807 to 1817.
Identifier: SpC MS 1085
Scope and Contents A collection of town records of Canton, Maine. Included is a ledger dated 1842 listing taxes assessed on real estate and personal property of residents, another from 1882 listing property valuations and taxes assessed, a pocket valuation and list book for 1916, and a small collection of tax records from years between 1874 and 1900. Also included is a small collection of records from the selectmen's office from 1829 to 1868; a collection of bills presented to the town between 1839 and 1904,...
Identifier: SpC MS 1640-sc
Overview A document from an unidentified compiler recording carding done, numbers of rolls, and money owed and paid to various individuals. The volume covers July and August, 1843 and includes a list of names of those included in the document.
Identifier: SpC MS 0681-sc
Overview Typed letter signed. Letter refers to a proposed commemorative stamp honoring professional entomologists.
Identifier: SpC MS 0645
Scope and Contents An account book of a resident of Camden, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0682-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Refers to the charms of living in Portland, Maine, and gives advice to Bellamy on the practice of law.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0086
Overview Papers of Austin Cary, a noted forester with a forty-five year career in forestry research and administration.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0087
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric and water utility in Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1092-sc
Overview Lists cash on hand and expenses for food and house maintenance and repairs, possibly for a boardinghouse in Portland, Maine. The back of the volume was also used in 1860 by an unidentified writer to record selections of poetry and other writings.
Identifier: SpC MS 1694-sc
Overview A cashbook from an unidentified compiler listing monthly income and expenses from December 1912 to October 1916.
Identifier: SpC MS 0981-sc
Overview A cashbook for the period 1917 Jan. 1 to 1919 Oct. 30. Cash expenditures are listed for Maine Water Co., electric bill, telephone bill, bills for labor, and other bills at the homestead. Other entries are for bills for several different houses. There is no information about the owner of the cashbook or in what town the owner lived.
Identifier: SpC MS 1404-sc
Scope and Contents Copy of the warrant for the annual town meeting for 1800. "To James Scott and Benj Radman Constable of the town of Castine, greetings."
Identifier: SpC MS 1047-sc
Overview A notebook used by a farmer in Belgrade, Maine. The notebook was used between the years 1912 and 1916 to record farm products bought and sold, recipes, work done on his farm buildings, crops planted, and occasionally as a diary. Many of the records are about his poultry farm and the number of eggs that he sold.
Identifier: SpC MS 1386-sc
Scope and Contents The collection contains a daily diary of George M. Cavis from February-April, 1845, as well as various essays, notes, and a play written while he was attending school in Hebron, New Hampshire. Also included is a list of members of the Gurdy family and a letter to an unidentified recipient from Elisha Gurdy dated Feb. 17, 1857. The letter has a notation written by Bella Gurdy Cavis identifying Elisha Gurdy as her grandfather.
Identifier: SpC MS 0528
Scope and Contents Collection includes original manuscripts, notes used for class teaching, recordings of all his works, obituary, tribute to him by Stephen Erdely, interview on tape with Dr. Sandy Ives about Cazden.
Identifier: SpC MS 0529
Overview Correspondence, clippings, brochures, and documents created in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the University of Maine in 1965.
Identifier: SpC MS 0089
Scope and Contents Financial records of a construction company. The records include work order estimates and costs.
Identifier: SpC MS 1345-sc
Scope and Contents The collection contains a volume of minutes of meetings of the Central Labor Union from 1924-1930. It also includes a small amount of correspondence dating from 1930 as well as a few certificates of membership in the union. The correspondence includes letters from Arthur R. Gould and Frederick Hale, both United States senators from Maine.
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 1565
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 191
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 171
- Correspondence 351
- Ledgers (Account books) 213
- Clippings 203
- Diaries 185
- Oral histories 184
- Letters (Correspondence) 183
- Folklore 176
- Account books 162
- Photographs 160
- Financial records 150
- Minutes 109
- Daybooks 97
- Scrapbooks 92
- Reports 86
- Receipts (Financial records) 83
- Manuscripts 76
- Pamphlets 60
- Articles 59
- Business records 56
- Groceries -- Prices 55 ∧ less
- University of Maine 152
- Central Maine Power Company 49
- MacDougall, Pauleena 14
- State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (Maine) 13
- Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914 12
- Bowdoin College 8
- Ives, Edward D. 8
- Fernald, Merritt Caldwell, 1838-1916 7
- Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 6
- Hamlin, George H. 6
- Maine Masque Theater 6
- Rodrigue, Barry H. 6
- U.S. Customs Service 6
- University of Maine. Cooperative Extension 6
- University of Maine. Department of History 6
- Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company 5
- Delta Delta Delta. Alpha Kappa Chapter (University of Maine) 5
- Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy, 1865-1946 5
- Great Northern Paper Company 5
- Maine Agricultural Experiment Station 5 ∧ less