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Identifier: SpC MS 0017
Overview The collection contains the business records and personal papers of members of the Ames family of Machias, Maine. It centers on papers of John K. Ames and his sons, Frank and Alfred Ames and also has records of S.W. Pope and Company and the Machias Lumber Company.
Identifier: SpC MS 0016
Scope and Contents Travel films made by John Ames.
Identifier: SpC MS 0018
Scope and Contents Accounts from a general store. First page: "John Brown credit 6 fish.." 1899. Some of the accounts are for the schooner Uranus.
Identifier: SpC MS 1251-sc
Overview Copies of documents submitted to the town clerk, mainly discharges for mortgages, financial notes, and records of goods sold by one individual to another.
Identifier: SpC MS 0690-sc
Overview Includes a journal of voyages in 1817-1819 on the ship Osprey commanded by Stephan Brown. One of the voyages was from Salem to Canton, China and back. Includes also a linen-covered journal with questions and answers of a mathematical nature: salary, measurements, geometric problems, trigonometry, and sailing as well as methods for keeping a ship's log.
Identifier: SpC MS 1692-sc
Overview Account book for blacksmith Jonathan Andrews of Scarborough, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 0019
Overview Primarily records of the treasurer's office of the Waterville, Maine, railroad company.
Identifier: SpC MS 0644
Scope and Contents Anna Sevigny, interviewed by Julia Hunter, 1977, Hanover, New Hampshire. Series of interviews with about her life history. Topics covered include Irish immigrant ancestry; education levels; misunderstandings of different cultures; living conditions as a new arrival to the United States; disposition of parents. Also included is information about North Hartland, VT - description of social life and mills in the region as well as tenants; learning women's roles; chores; marriage; sewing and...
Scope and Contents Material collected for ANT 325 (Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork), fall 1985. Class materials collected pertaining to Halloween traditions in Maine. Eight-two individual accessions including tapes and transcripts and note cards containing citations of Halloween references in late 19th and early 20th century Maine newspapers. Interviewee ages range from 8 to 88 years old. Topics discussed include costumes; trick or treating; school and parties; Halloween treats; Finnish Easter; pranks;...
Scope and Contents This collection contains student papers from ANT 326 and 431 Folklore, the Environment, and Public Policy Collection. Topics of some of the papers include traditional medicine, basket making, environmental sustainability, energy resources, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 0020
Scope and Contents The collection includes 21 videorecordings from the first and second seasons of the PBS series Anyplace wild. Also included are printed companion guides to season 1 and season 2. One of the videorecordings in the collection is "Echoes of a log drive : whitewater canoeing Maine's Machias River.".
Identifier: SpC MS 0021
Scope and Contents A collection of journal reprints from around 1885 to 1972 dealing with aphids. The collection was begun by Edith M. Patch and continued by members of the Entomology Department including Leo W. Boulanger, a faculty member in the department from 1955 to 1970.
Identifier: SpC MS 1324-sc
Overview A daybook from the general store of Samuel Appleton in Waterville, Maine. The volume records names of customers, their purchases and the prices paid. Items purchased include crackers, coffee, stockings, flannel, Irish linen, brandy, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1187-sc
Overview A volume used by Nathaniel S. Arey of Hampden, Maine, to record his daily work activities. Arranged by customer name, the volume details such work as use of wagon and oxen or horse, getting logs out, hauling logs or rocks, etc. It also records agricultural products sold, including potatoes, apples, beef, pumpkins, etc.
Identifier: SpC MS 1604-sc
Scope and Contents Broadside signed by residents of Pittston, Maine, arguing for the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts and suggesting that the legislature authorize a convention of delegates from all towns in the district "to declare the sense of their constituents, to frame a constitution ... and to do and transact all things ... necessary to the ... establishment of a separate and independent state." Signed on verso Feb. 9, 1803 by David Cobb, president of the...
Scope and Contents The Argyle Boom Collection consists of approximately seventy-five hours of tape recorded interviews (now digitized). The interviews deal with Argyle Boom, which was one of several locations at which logs that had been cut upriver and floated or “driven” down the Penobscot River were sorted before being sent on to the lumber mills in Old Town, Orono, Veazie, Bangor, and Brewer, Maine, from approximately 1900 to 1930. The material includes interviews with people who had worked on the boom and...
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Overview Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.
Scope and Contents Aroostook Oral History Project, 1971-1972, which resulted in a collection of 119 cassettes (now digitized), totaling 73 hours, with interviews of more than 150 people covering a wide range of topics; i.e., early county history, early farming and machinery, the Aroostook War, railroading, lumbering, potato farming, maple sugar making, folksongs, folklore, folk medicine, politics, town meetings, cross-border migration, smuggling, Indians, sporting camps, schools and schooling, tall tales,...
Identifier: SpC MS 1497-sc
Overview Articles of agreement between master and seamen showing time and place of entry, names, stations, wages, time of service, etc., of captain and crew.
Identifier: SpC MS 1313-sc
Overview Articles of agreement for the ship Crescent of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with John Rogers or Rodgers as master. The documents list names of crew members, their stations and pay for voyages from the port of New Orleans to Le Havre and other ports in Europe. The agreement dated 1835 consists of the top half of the document only. The collection also includes a shipmaster's license for John J. Wade of Barrington, Nova Scotia, issued in 1867 by the American Shipmasters' Association in New York.
Identifier: SpC MS 0818-sc
Overview An artist's reproduction of the Madrid Codex. Includes a sketchbook and 5 leaves of drawings.
Identifier: SpC MS 0051
Overview Contains collection of projects made by Asa Adams School 3rd grade students during the 1975-1976 academic year.
Identifier: SpC MS 0651-sc
Overview Typewritten letter signed. Letter apologizes for not being able to write an article for White within the "foreseeable future."
Scope and Contents Materials donated by Barry H. Rodrigue (primarily of USM) of personal experience interviews he conducted (with Irina Petranek and Natasha X, two Russian translators) with Aslambek Apaev. Apaev had sought asylum and was staying with Rodrigue when the interviews were conducted. Apaev was a Chechyan and in 1988-1989 he had been a fighter and in 1994 he was a human rights worker. He was wanted by the Russian KGB. Since returning home, Apaev has led a low-profile life focused on family. Also...
Identifier: SpC MS 1224-sc
Overview Records of the organization including its constitution, minutes of the executive board, 1987-1992, financial records, and membership lists, as well as information about conferences.
Identifier: SpC MS 1355-sc
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter addressed to "My dear friend" and written by Atlee on board the Revenue Cutter Hugh McCulloch. The letter describes the actions of the McCulloch in guarding the mouth of the Malabou River near Manila and gives a detailed account of the Battle of Manila Bay.
Identifier: SpC MS 0025
Scope and Contents Interview notes and cemetery information about Atusville, an African-American community in Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1625-sc
Overview 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.
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 1601
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 190
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 113
- Correspondence 345
- Ledgers (Account books) 212
- Clippings 193
- Diaries 184
- Oral histories 183
- Letters (Correspondence) 181
- Folklore 176
- Account books 162
- Photographs 156
- Financial records 148
- Minutes 103
- Daybooks 96
- Scrapbooks 86
- Receipts (Financial records) 83
- Reports 78
- Manuscripts 77
- Pamphlets 59
- Business records 56
- Articles 55
- Groceries -- Prices 55 ∧ less
- University of Maine 152
- Central Maine Power Company 49
- MacDougall, Pauleena 15
- State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (Maine) 13
- Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914 12
- Ives, Edward D. 9
- Bowdoin College 8
- Fernald, Merritt Caldwell, 1838-1916 7
- University of Maine. Department of History 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
- 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