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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/Barry H. Rodrigue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF206
Scope and Contents

Materials donated by Barry H. Rodrigue (primarily of USM).

Dates: 2009-2011

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

Charles G. Atkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1810-sc
Content Description

Consists mostly of correspondence relating to Atkins' position as superintendent of the federal salmon hatchery at Grand Lake Stream. There are also records of financial transactions.

Dates: 1871-1882

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

Atomic Power Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0025
Scope and Contents

Collection of clippings, pamphlets, reports, publications, articles, and magazines about nuclear power as an energy source and about the Yankee Atomic Electric Plant in Rowe, Mass.

Dates: 1969-1974

Atusville

 Collection
Identifier: MF215
Scope and Contents

Interview notes and cemetery information about Atusville, an African-American community in Maine.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2001-2002

Margaret F. Atwood War Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1625-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1943

Atwoods & Company Records

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1869-1871

Audiotape Collection (University of Maine)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0232

Isaac Austin Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1196-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1826-1878

H. W. Averill Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1016-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1895-1898

AY 123/AY 325 Country Music in Maine Series

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1975

AY 125/Burwash and Lakenwild Project

 Collection
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).

Dates: 1981

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

 Collection
Identifier: MF130
Scope and Contents

Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.

Dates: 1970-2014

Elisha Ayer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0654-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: July 17 1799

George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0653-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: December 28, 1862

George W. Ayer Letter (November 16, 1862)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0652-sc
Abstract

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."

Dates: November 16, 1862

Samuel G. Bachelder Account Books and Diary

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1856-1881

Parley A. Bailey Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1864-1865

Gregory Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0029
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1973; Majority of material found within 1902-1933

Lyman M. Baker Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0693-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1975

William J. Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0030
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript for "Jesse Owens: an American Life" which was published in 1986.

Dates: 1980s

Henry Ives Baldwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0031
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1950

Baldwin, Maine Town Warrant : Notice of Town Meeting

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1813

Sidney Baldwin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0655-sc
Abstract

Autograph letter signed. Discusses "winter" letters Baldwin sent to Hahn for his historical files.

Dates: May 18 1934

C. T. Ball Account Book

 Collection
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.

Dates: October 10, 1898-April, 1922

Lewis W. Ball Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1898 August 20

John W. Ballou Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0656-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: January 20 1886

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Photograph Album

 Collection
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.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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