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Meyer Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Abstract

The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.

Dates: 1880-1977

Mary Dawson Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0904-sc
Abstract

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

Almon C. Day Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0920-sc
Abstract The papers of a farmer and legislator from Turner, Maine. Included are correspondence, invoices, and other documents relating to Day's farm and his political career. The correspondence includes letters between Almon and his wife Clara during the years 1871 to 1884, a few letters to and from their children, and letters from Almon's and Clara's cousins. Included also is correspondence sent to Almon asking for his support and congratulating him on becoming a state legislator. Included also are...
Dates: 1871-1918; Majority of material found within 1871-1896

Helen M. Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0128
Scope and Contents

Collection concerns the church work, mental health counseling, and camp nursing done by Helen Day. Includes letters, and counseling reports, and a manuscript of her autobiography.

Dates: 1901-1976

Holman Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0862-sc
Abstract

Papers of a Maine author. The papers include a typescript of a poem titled He holds the hand of Sybil Howe and signed "H.F.D., Legislature 1899," a signed letter by Holman Day dated May 29 referring to a ballad he had sent for possible publication in the Thanksgiving issue, and a typescript draft of his novel When Egypt went broke. Also included is a packing slip from The Bucklins Books in Ipswich, Massachusetts dated July 22, 1970.

Dates: 1899-1970

J. Wilbur Day Autobiography

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Identifier: SpC MS 0863-sc
Abstract

The autobiography of a hunter, guide, and farmer in Maine. Included are a photocopy of the original autobiography and two copies of a photocopy of a transcript of the autobiography.

Dates: [undated]

John Franklin Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Abstract

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

Daybook (1798-1848)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1284-sc
Abstract Daybook recording purchases by customers from an unidentified business in Standish, Maine, probably a general store and sawmill. Early entries document purchases of salt, molasses, coffee, rum, etc., while those from the early 1800s onward show accounts for sawing boards, plowing, and hauling supplies such as salt and meal. The back of the volume was used to list expenditures in 1865 for labor and construction supplies, partially for construction of a dam, as well as containing a list of...
Dates: 1798-1848

Daybook (1812-1847)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1299-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified farmer from Frankfort, Maine. The name Andrew Tyler is mentioned in the volume. The volume records work done for various individuals as well as goods sold. Entries list activities such as cutting and hauling wood, making cider, and shearing sheep, as well as the sale of corn, potatoes, beef, etc.

Dates: 1812-1847

Daybook (1817-1826)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1343-sc
Scope and Contents

A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.

Dates: 1817-1826

Daybook (1833-1834)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1164-sc
Abstract

Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.

Dates: 1833-1834

Daybook (1839-1845)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0918-sc
Abstract

A daybook of a man in Lovell, Maine, from 1839 to 1845.

Dates: 1839-1845

Daybook (1843-1847)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1511-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, probably a general store. The entries list daily purchases of customers and the amount paid for each item. Purchases include coffee, tobacco, sugar, hair tonic, currants, etc.

Dates: 1843-1847

Daybook (1843-1848)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1269-sc
Abstract

A daybook from an unidentified general store in Baldwin, Maine. Entries from 1843 to 1847 are identified as being from Baldwin; those from 1848 are headed Sebago. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods purchased include tea, molasses, pork, candles, fish, flannel, tobacco, etc.

Dates: 1843-1848

Daybook (1855-1856)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1154-sc
Abstract

Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.

Dates: 1855-1856

Daybook (1859-1878)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1099-sc
Abstract

Daybook from Hebron, Maine, possibly belonging to Joseph G. Merrill, and recording sales of patent medicines such as humor doctor, white pine compound, pain easer, and cedar plaster. The second part of the volume lists sales of dry goods and general merchandise.

Dates: 1859-1878

Daybook (1866)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1167-sc
Abstract

Daybook from an unidentified business in North Berwick, Maine, probably a general store. A few pages of the volume have newspaper clippings pasted in and unattached clippings were also received with the volume; most clippings concern recipes or household hints.

Dates: 1866

Daybook (1874-1876)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1508-sc
Abstract

Daybook, 1874-1876, of an unidentified general store in York, Maine. The volume records purchases made by customers including flour, eggs, cloth, butter, tea, tobacco, etc.

Dates: 1874-1876

Daybook (1876-1881)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1718
Abstract

A daybook by an unknown compiler listing financial transactions including payments for labor performed, ice charters, pilotage of various vessels, and groceries and dry goods sold.

Dates: 1876-1881

Daybook (1882-1883)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1316-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified business, probably a general store. No indication of the location of the business is given. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods sold include soap, matches, lamb, butter, beans, sugar, etc.

Dates: 1882-1883

Daybook (1886-1888)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1421-sc
Scope and Contents

A daybook of a general store, presumably in West Buxton, Maine. Purchases included potatoes, cabbage, fish, matches, buttons, silk, etc. An invoice from Graham & Co., West Buxton, dealers in dry goods, groceries and hardware, accompanies the volume.

Dates: 1886-1888

Daybook (1887-1889)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1295-sc
Abstract

A daybook from an unidentified general store in Brookton, Maine, used to record names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Items purchased include vanilla, raisins, flannel, cod, shovels, pocket knives, etc.

Dates: 1887-1889

Daybook (1887-1893)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1209-sc
Abstract

Daybook recording purchases at an unidentified dry-goods and clothing store in Bingham, Maine. Goods sold include pants, buttons, sheeting, thread, boots, shoes, etc.

Dates: 1887-1893

Daybook (1893-1894)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1483-sc
Abstract

A daybook of an unidentified business in Saco, Maine, probably a general store. The volume lists customers for each day, their purchases, amounts paid, and the total amount of money earned each day. Items listed include eggs, mustard, lard, oats, corn, etc.

Dates: 1893-1894

Daybook (1893-1916)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1302-sc
Abstract

Daybook kept by an unidentified farmer listing expenses and purchases. No location is specified in the volume. Entries are listed under headings such as farm, cows, sheep, hogs, hens, etc. Accounts for various individuals who seem to have worked for the farmer are also given.

Dates: 1893-1916

Daybook (1896)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1140-sc
Abstract

Volume listing daily purchases of groceries and dry-goods from an unidentified general store in Maine.

Dates: 1896

Daybook (1910-1912)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1088-sc
Abstract

Daily transactions of an unidentified watch repair business, possibly in Maine. Watches repaired include Hampden, Waltham, Elgin, Illinois and Seth Thomas among others. The firm name Russell & Kenrick (also spelled Kendrick) is mentioned in the volume. Volume includes an alphabetical list of customers. A newspaper clipping with a picture entitled "The late Albert S. Kilgore" is pasted to the last page of the volume.

Dates: 1910-1912

Daybook (1926-1933)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1256-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified optician in Portland, Maine, used to record orders of patients for eyeglasses, etc.

Dates: 1926-1933

Daybook (1938-1939)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1332-sc
Scope and Contents

A daybook from an unidentified business, probably an ice dealer in Portland, Maine. The volume records names of customers and peddlers as well as amounts of money received from customers.

Dates: 1938-1939

Daybook A (1864-1868)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1161-sc
Abstract

Daybook, 1864-1868, of an unidentified merchant in Orland, Maine.

Dates: 1864-1868