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Five Year Diary (1945-1949)

Identifier: SpC MS 0964-sc

Diary covering five years. Appears to be written by a farmer's wife living in the Freeport, Maine area.

Dates: January 1, 1945-December 31, 1949

Ephraim Flint Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1304-sc

The collection includes correspondence of Ephraim Flint from 1839 to 1867, with most of the letters dating from 1847 to 1853. The letters mostly concern political appointments sought by Flint and others along with some letters involving his law practice. The collection also contains deeds, legal papers, notes and receipts dating from 1850 to 1867.

Dates: 1839-1867

Florence Ireland Collection

Identifier: MF126
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of ten interviews conducted by Florence Ireland on a variety of topics including family history, farming, folksongs, woods work, International Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies), and the H. P. Clearwater Medicine Co.

Dates: 1970-1973

FO 2/AY 21/ANT 221 Introduction to Folklore

Identifier: MF169
Scope and Contents

Papers written by students in Introduction to Folklore at the University of Maine (Fo 2, Ay 21, ANT 221- the IDs changed over time).

Dates: 1986-2002

Raymond Henry Fogler Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0179

Raymond Henry Fogler was a businessman and alumnus of the University of Maine. The University's library was named in his honor in 1962, becoming the largest library in Maine and serving as a foundation for intellectual pursuits at the university. Included in the collection are letters, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia, spanning from his early life in South Hope, Maine, through his education, business career, and naval career, as well as personal photographs and mementos.

Dates: 1893-1993

F.O.L.K. (Focus On Local Knowledge) Collection

Identifier: MF017
Scope and Contents Produced by Don DePoy, 1994-1996, Sydney and Crawford, Maine. Footage features music groups taped at the Breakneck Mountain Bluegrass Festival in Crawford, Maine (1994) and the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival in Sydney, Maine (1995). Artists include Evergreen, the Stevens Family, Sassygrass, Bluegrass Supply Company, the Gibson Brothers, the Sandy River Ramblers, Smokey Greene, Eddie Poirier and the Bluegrass Four, Simon St. Pierre, Kenny Baker and Josh Graves, the Lewis Family, Shady...
Dates: 1994-1996

Folk Traditions Festival Collection

Identifier: MF109
Scope and Contents

The event was ponsored by the Maine Folklife Center, the first annual Folk Traditions Festival was held November 6-7, 1998 at the University of Maine in Orono. The festival featured musicians and dancers from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Some examples of the music performed were Cape Breton fiddle music and song selections in English and Gaelic are played with talking interspersed throughout.

Dates: 1998

Folksong Student Papers

Identifier: MF018
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a series of student projects on folksongs in America.

Dates: 1960s-2001

Folksongs in February Collection

Identifier: MF111
Scope and Contents

The recordings were of a folk music concert program called “Folksongs in February” which was held at the University of Maine in February, 1977.

Dates: 1977

Food Cooperatives Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0180

The collection contains papers of the Friends Food Cooperative Corporation in Liberty, Maine.

Dates: 1974-1985

Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott

Identifier: SpC MS 0181
Scope and Contents

Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.

Dates: 1846-1940

Fort Allen Clan Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1765-sc
Scope and Contents

Records of a ladies study club in Portland, Maine, 1899-1908. Also includes a copy of their bylaws and constitution that specifies their object as "the promotion of social feeling among its members and their improvement in literature, politics, and art."

Dates: 1899-1908

Benjamin Browne Foster Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0765-sc

The diaries of a student and Civil War soldier.

Dates: 1847-1974; Majority of material found within 1847-1853

Foster Drug Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0183
Scope and Contents

Business records of a drugstore, including canceled checks, receipts, and invoices giving a look at the day to day operations of this type of business.

Dates: 1930s-1940s

James Foster Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1157-sc

Ledger of James and Charles Foster from 1823 to 1833 listing by customer name various goods sold and transactions entered into with both men.

Dates: 1823-1833

Foxfire Bicentennial Project

Identifier: MF019
Scope and Contents

A nationwide project coordinated by E. Wigginton, founder of Foxfire, of interviews with the elderly about their lives and their hopes and fears for the future of the nation.

Dates: 1975 and 1982

Frances Robinson Mitchell Collection

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

Harold E. Frank and Marjorie Peabody Frank Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0392

This is a collection of approximately 150 letters, melancholy courtship correspondence, penned by Harold to his Marjorie. They are written in the years 1920 to 1922 and are nearly all esconced in the original stamped envelope. Many are written on the letterhead of the Y.M.C.A.; nearly all of the envelopes are Y.M.C.A. envelopes. Harold shares the interesting, the intimate, and the mundane in an archive that probably exceeds a thousand pages.

Dates: 1920-1922

Frank Spizuoco Dexter Town History Collection

Identifier: MF097
Scope and Contents

Interviews conducted by Frank Spizuoco from 1963 to 1970 of two residents of Dexter, Maine. Albert “Bert” Call, a retired Dexter photographer, talks about local history and about his working life before and after moving to Dexter, Maine in 1886, and Erma Bentley, a long-time resident of Dexter, records her memories about early Dexter residents and town history.

Dates: 1963-1970

Frankfort, Maine Tax Collection Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0745-sc

A tax collector's record book for Frankfort, Maine for 1891. Included in the record book are records for registered cows from 1892 to 1917. Included also is a receipt for 1897 taxes in Stockton Springs paid by Eli C. West.

Dates: 1891-1917

Franklin County Woman's Christian Temperance Union Convention Minutes

Identifier: SpC MS 1481-sc

Minutes recording activities at annual conventions of the society, formed in 1888 in Wilton, Maine. Newspaper clippings and convention programs accompany the volumes.

Dates: 1888-1912

Franklin Light & Power Company Records (Maine Consolidated Power Company Records)

Identifier: SpC MS 0186
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine.

Dates: 1925-1926

Fred C. Lynam & Company Records

 Collection — Box: 400
Identifier: SpC MS 0306
Scope and Contents

The Fred C. Lynam company records include correspondence, insurance policies, and receipts concerning the insurance portion of the business. No real estate materials are included.

Dates: 1950-1960

Frederick Pratson Collection

Identifier: MF042
Scope and Contents Independent collection of folklore material contributed to the Maine Folklife Center by Frederick Pratson. Contains interviews in connection with donor’s “Oral and Visual History and Talent Development Program Among Indians and Inshore Fishing People of the State of Maine, The Canadian Maritime Provinces, and Quebec,” done under the sponsorship of the New England-Atlantic Provinces- Quebec Center at the University of Maine (Orono), 1972. The interviewees were a group of Nova Scotia...
Dates: 1972

Julianna FreeHand Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0187

Diaries and letters of Sumner Drinkwater, a Maine sea captain and his wife, Alice Gray Drinkwater, 1870-1908. Consisting of some of the materials used by Julianna FreeHand in the writing of A Seafaring Legacy.

Dates: 1870-1908

Enoch Freemen Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1439-sc
Scope and Contents

A copy of Enoch Freeman's account book and Journal "A", 1742-1753. The volume contains records of sales of goods such as sugar, tobacco, calico, nutmeg, lumber, etc.

Dates: 1742-1753

Leonard G. Freeman Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0188
Scope and Contents

The Freeman collection consists of personal papers mostly from the end of his life. Includes letters from his daughter, receipts and bills from his home, and papers dealing with his Civil War pension, and the reunions of the 14th Maine volunteers.

Dates: 1868-1930

Freeman's National Bank of Augusta Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0190
Scope and Contents

The director's records from 1858 to 1885 and the stockholders records from 1864 to 1885. The records are contained in three volumes and describe the activities of the Bank's Board of Directors and the proceedings of the annual stockholders meetings.

Dates: 1858-1885

William W. Freese Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1129-sc

Letters written by Freese to Melissa A. Grant from May 10, 1862 through May 19, 1863, describing his daily life as a soldier during the Civil War.

Dates: 1860-1863

Freight Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1230-sc

A volume from an unidentified company listing merchandise transported for various individuals. Information includes a description of goods shipped, their weight, the places from which they were shipped, to whom they were consigned and the costs of shipping. Items include seed, fish, cotton, leather, sugar, etc.; the places the goods were shipped from were mostly in Maine and Massachusetts.

Dates: undated

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