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Atusville

 Collection
Identifier: MF215
Scope and Contents Interview notes and cemetery information about Atusville, an African-American community in Maine.

Margaret F. Atwood War Ration Books

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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.

Atwoods & Company Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1130
Scope and Contents The collection contains financial records of the company including daybooks from 1869-1870 and ledgers from 1869-1871 as well as a volume recording company sales information, 1869-1871. Sales were to customers in such places as Paris, South Paris, Harrison, and Bethel, Maine. The collection also includes invoices to Atwoods & Co. for merchandise purchased from 1869-1871. Also found in the collection are programs for commencement exercises at Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine, for 1891, 1895,...

Isaac Austin Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1196-sc
Overview A volume used by Isaac Austin to record information about his work, mostly as a farm laborer, and the use of his horses and oxen. Entries in the volume are headed Windsor, Hartland, Bridgewater, and Lowell, Maine. The book was also used from 1874 to 1878 by N.I. Austin to record his time working on roads, shoveling, hauling shingles, threshing, etc.

H. W. Averill Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1016-sc
Overview An account book from 1895 to 1898 listing workers on the dams on the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Included also in the account book are descriptions of the work needed on the Grand Lake Dam, Webster Dam, and Telos Dam in 1895, 1897 and 1898.

AY 123/AY 325 Country Music in Maine Series

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Identifier: MF094
Scope and Contents A series of interviews about country music in Maine recorded for a class (AY 123, AY 325) taught at the University of Maine by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1975. Most focus on country music in the 1930s in the Bangor, Maine, area. Topics covered include bands and performances and country music on the radio.

AY 125/Burwash and Lakenwild Project

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Identifier: MF134
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of interviews done by Margaret Owings conducted in 1981 for Ay 125 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork taught by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives at the University of Maine. The interviews focus on Burwash and Lakenwild, lakeside developments and recreational areas on Big Lake in Washington County. The Burwash project is one of the main subjects (Burwash is a lakeside development located near Machias, Maine).

AY125/ANT325/ANT425/AY197/198 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork

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Identifier: MF130
Scope and Contents Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.

Elisha Ayer Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0654-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Addressed to the "Wright Honarable" Col. Thomas Cutts, Esq. Begins as a personal letter and then turns to business about supplying iron.

George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0653-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written "Camping in the woods near Patomac Creek Station, Va," during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is less than pleased with the organization and leadership of the army and the war, in general.

George W. Ayer Letter (November 16, 1862)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0652-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written in Warrington, Va., during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is eager to know of news from home. Discusses much information about the war becoming "political" and the "armey" becoming "democrat."

Samuel G. Bachelder Account Books and Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0027
Scope and Contents Account book and diary (1856 Jan. 1-1871) and account book (1858-1881 May 4) of Samuel G. Bachelder, town of residence unknown.

Parley A. Bailey Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 0028
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters written by Bailey to his wife Judith, Judith Bailey's letters to her husband and a few letters written by Bailey's daughter Mary to him while he was serving in the Civil War. Also contains one letter written by Mary to her uncle Montraville Bailey in 1865.

Gregory Baker Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0029
Overview The collection contains Gregory Baker's photographs and negatives of logging and lumbering operations and railroad construction in northern Maine in the early part of the 20th century. The collection contains glass plate negatives, photographs and cellulose negatives.

Lyman M. Baker Civil War Memoir

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Identifier: SpC MS 0693-sc
Overview An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.

William J. Baker Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0030
Scope and Contents Contains manuscript for "Jesse Owens: an American Life" which was published in 1986.

Henry Ives Baldwin Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0031
Overview Contains correspondence, documents, research project reports, articles and radio scripts relating to conservation, forestry, wood utilization and Baldwin's career as research forester for the New Hampshire Forestry and Recreation Commission and president of the Northern Wood Utilization Council.

Baldwin, Maine Town Warrant : Notice of Town Meeting

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Identifier: SpC MS 1364-sc
Scope and Contents Document issued by Joseph Richardson, Zebulon Larrabee and Samuel Sawyer, selectmen of the town of Baldwin, Maine, authorizing John Burnell, constable of the town, to summon residents to a town meeting.

Sidney Baldwin Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0655-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Discusses "winter" letters Baldwin sent to Hahn for his historical files.

C. T. Ball Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0032
Scope and Contents Account book for a general jobbing business in Bangor, Maine, located at 127 Hammond Street. Includes unidentified photograph.

Lewis W. Ball Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc
Overview Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc. Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th...

John W. Ballou Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0656-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Written on Sheriff's office stationary. Refers to papers sent to Zina about Bowdoinham and asks for acknowledgement of their receipt. Refers to Bro. Plummer and to other personal matters.

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Photograph Album

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Identifier: SpC MS 1366-sc
Scope and Contents An album containing unidentified, undated photographs of the route, construction and equipment of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company in Maine. The photographer is also unidentified. The album is accompanied by 27 photographs of similar scenes, also unidentified.

Bangor-Brewer Tuberculosis and Health Association Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0034
Scope and Contents Contents: records of meetings of the Board of Directors; publications of the Associations.

Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club Scrapbook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1658-sc
Overview Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings, 1936-1940, about the Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club of Bangor, Maine. Most clippings are from the Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Daily Commercial.

Bangor Dam Proposed Rehabilitation Documents

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Identifier: SpC MS 1435-sc
Scope and Contents Documents prepared in 1981 by John E. Baldacci for an unidentified person discussing whether the Bangor Dam at Treat Falls in Bangor, Maine, should be disassembled or developed. The site was being considered for purchase at the time by the Swift River Company, located in Hamilton, Mass. Materials include an outline of the issues prepared by Baldacci, copies of reports and laws governing the dam, maps of the site, etc.

Bangor, Maine Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0033
Scope and Contents Descriptive and historical materials about Bangor, Maine. Included are a copy of the 1931 city charter, information about revitalization and historic preservation of the downtown area, a pamphlet about Eleanor Roosevelt's visit in 1941, yearbooks of the Norumbega Club from 1900 to 1971 (1944-1945, 1951-1960 lacking), historical material about St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor, pamphlets describing walking tours, postcards, and photographs.

Bangor, Maine Town Warrant : Notice to Appraise Heifer

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Identifier: SpC MS 0671-sc
Overview Warrant of Tho. Bradbury, town clerk, notifying William Boyd and Isaac Hatch ("two disinterested & judicious persons both of the Town of Bangor") that they were appointed and empowered to determine the price of a stray heifer. Includes separate note that they personally appeared before the town clerk and took an oath to faithfully apprise the heifer. Includes note signed by Wilm Boyd and Isaac Hatch that they judged the heifer to be worth twelve dollars.

Bangor Medical Society Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1594-sc
Overview Collection contains a volume of records of the Bangor Medical Society including its constitution and bylaws and minutes of meetings, 1872-1873. Also included are letters, 1898-1918, to William C. Mason containing biographical information about various physicians in Maine, notes on physicians, and a scrapbook containing publications of the Bangor Medical Association and the Penobscot County Medical Association.