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Ames Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1260
Scope and Contents Correspondence of various members of the Ames family of Kenduskeag, Maine. Includes letters to Frank L. Ames, 1888-1927; to Genevieve Ames, 1879-1913; to Percy S. Ames, 1897-1904; to Nellie Ames Beverage, 1912; and to Alma Ames, 1902-1981. The majority of the letters are to Alma Ames. The letters are mostly from family and friends. The collection also contains a folder of obituaries and information about the Ames family, as well as a few letters of Keizor family members. Letters dating from...
Dates: 1888-1981

Ames Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0017
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1849-1961; Majority of material found within 1870-1934

John Ames Travel Films

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0016
Scope and Contents Travel films made by John Ames.
Dates: 1940s-1960s

Rufus Ames Account Book

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1847-1905

Amity, Maine Town Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1251-sc
Abstract Copies of documents submitted to the town clerk, mainly discharges for mortgages, financial notes, and records of goods sold by one individual to another.
Dates: undated

James Andrews Seaman's Journal and Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0690-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1813-circa 1819

Jonathan Andrews Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1692-sc
Abstract Account book for blacksmith Jonathan Andrews of Scarborough, Maine.
Dates: 1803-1813

Androscoggin and Kennebec Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0019
Abstract Primarily records of the treasurer's office of the Waterville, Maine, railroad company.
Dates: 1847-1870; Majority of material found within 1850-1856

Androscoggin Electric Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0644
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers, cashbooks and journals covering the years 1913 to 1935.
Dates: 1913-1935

Androscoggin Valley Dairy Herd Improvement Association Reports

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1745
Scope and Contents of the Records Monthly and annual reports, 1943-1949, of the Androscoggin Valley Herd Improvement Association based in Lewiston, Maine. Includes milk production and milk fat reports, as well as the popular column, "Twitterings by the Cowbird" by tester J. Wilmer Heisey, which contained news about member farms and commentary on dairy topics.
Dates: 1943-1949

Academic Affairs. College Of Natural Science, Forestry And Agriculture. Animal And Veterinary Sciences (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-007-005
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (also known as the Department of Bacteriology and Veterinary Sciences and Department of Bacteriology), but there are photographs from Pullorium disease testing.The record series Conference Proceedings & Publications includes copies of various conference proceedings regarding pullorum and avian diseases, material on the U.S. Department of...
Dates: 1921-1978

"Anna May: Eighty-Two Years in New England” Julie Hunter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF002
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...
Dates: 1977

ANT 325 Halloween Holiday Traditions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF022
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;...
Dates: 1985

ANT 326 and 431 Folklore, the Environment, and Public Policy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF165
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.
Dates: 2010-2011; 2018

Anyplace Wild Video Tapes and Press Materials

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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.".
Dates: 1997-1998

Aphid Reprints Collection

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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.
Dates: circa 1885-circa 1972

Samuel Appleton Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1324-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1826-1829

Nathaniel S. Arey Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1187-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1841-1859

Argument for Maine Statehood Broadside

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1803

Argyle Boom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF003
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...
Dates: 1973-1975

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

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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

Aroostook Oral History Project

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Identifier: MF004
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,...
Dates: 1971-1972

Articles of Agreement for the Schooner Eddington

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1497-sc
Abstract Articles of agreement between master and seamen showing time and place of entry, names, stations, wages, time of service, etc., of captain and crew.
Dates: circa 1831

Articles of Agreement for the Ship Crescent

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1313-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1834-1835

Artist's Reproduction of the Madrid Codex

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0818-sc
Abstract An artist's reproduction of the Madrid Codex. Includes a sketchbook and 5 leaves of drawings.
Dates: undated

Asa Adams School United States Bicentennial Box

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0051
Scope and Contents Contains collection of projects made by Asa Adams School 3rd grade students during the 1975-1976 academic year to celebrate the United States bicentennial.
Dates: 1975-1976

Isaac Asimov Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0651-sc
Abstract Typewritten letter signed. Letter apologizes for not being able to write an article for White within the "foreseeable future."
Dates: March 16, 1980

Aslambek Apaev, Chechnyan asylum seeker/Barry H. Rodrigue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF206
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...
Dates: 2009-2010

Association of Teacher Educators in Maine Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1224-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1986-1999

William E. Atlee Letter, July 17, 1898, Manila Bay

 Collection
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.
Dates: July 17, 1898