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Showing Collections: 1831 - 1860 of 2028

Wayland Dean Towner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0505
Abstract

Collection contains 19 volumes compiled by Wayland Towner documenting his life history from his years as a student at the University of Maine until his retirement in 1961 from a long career in public relations and fund raising. It includes letters, photographs, publications and other documents with Towner's candid narrative of events represented. Of particular interest are Towner's letters to his parents while he was serving in Scotland and France during World War I.

Dates: 1910-1971

Brenna B. Tracy Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1615
Scope and Contents A scrapbook compiled by Brenna Blaisdell Tracy while a student at the University of Maine from 1926-1930. It includes signatures and comments of class members as well as programs, photographs and memorabilia of campus activities and sorority life. Of interest within the scrapbook are handbooks of the Women's Student Government Association, memorabilia and programs documenting activities of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, and party invitations, favors,...
Dates: 1926-1930

Herbert E. Tracy Boat Shop Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0506
Abstract The collection contains financial records of a boat shop and dock owned by Herbert E. Tracy in Winter Harbor, Maine. The collection contains five volumes of records. Tracy records expenses for services he provided to boats in his yard, including repairs, refittings, berth rentals, towing charges, wharf accounts, and sales of all kinds of nautical supplies. One of the volumes, listed as a memo book, contains town financial records for Winter Harbor for 1896, as well as a list of names and...
Dates: 1896-1916; Majority of material found within 1899-1913

Traditional Music of Maine Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF039
Scope and Contents The collection includes 37 cassette recordings of interviews (now digitized) with 44 individuals in addition to performances. Traditional Music of Maine celebrates the musical legacies of a variety of Maine folk communities by exploring their cultural and historical significance through oral history interviews with musicians and other community members. The tapes introduce the general public to the remarkable diversity and vitality of Maine's musical traditions. Program...
Dates: 1987-1991

Henry O. Trask Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1691
Abstract

Records from Trask's roles as a student a the University of Maine and the Yale School of Forestry and writings related to Trask's career as a silviculturist with the United States Forest Service.

Dates: 1917-1970; Majority of material found within 1926-1936

Travel Diary (1937)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0849-sc
Abstract

A handwritten travel diary from Jan 31 to April 10, 1937. Author unknown. Sailed on the S.S. Scythia and traveled in England and Switzerland. Included also is a notice in German from Hotel Waldhaus Dolder.

Dates: January 31 1937- April 10

Treaty of Versailles Celebration Postcards

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Identifier: SpC MS 1619-sc
Abstract

An account by an unidentified compiler written from Versailles, France, on June 28 and 29, 1919 describing the scene outside the Palace of Versailles after the Treaty of Versailles was signed and later the celebration of the signing in Paris. Addressed to "Dear Rose," the account is written on postcards depicting sights in Paris and Versailles.

Dates: 1919 June 28-1919 June 29

Tremont, Maine Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0881-sc
Abstract

An account book of school money disbursed by school districts in the town of Tremont, Maine in 1849. Included also is a copy of a proposed letter to the superintendent of the Maine Insane Hospital dated August 9, 1849 recommending that Thomas Stanley, Jr. of Tremont become a resident of the hospital.

Dates: 1849-1850

Letter from F. L. Treworgy (El Dorado, Kan.)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1458-sc
Scope and Contents

A letter from F.L. Treworgy written in 1865 to "Dear sister." Treworgy describes his life in El Dorado, Kansas, especially his dealings with the Indians there. He talks of driving cattle from the south and meeting Confederate rebels who "hit one Indian and brok his arm and shot a hole through my coat. I lost my horses and had to com home without any cattle." The letter also mentions family members including Sarah and Julia Treworgy, presumably sisters from Blue Hill, Maine.

Dates: June 1, 1865

Harry T. Treworgy Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0508
Scope and Contents

The papers of Harry T. Treworgy include advertisements from his establishments and items from his service to the state of Maine. Included in this are correspondence, petitions, and reports. There are a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1940-1976

David Howard Tribou Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0760-sc
Abstract A collection of materials by and about one of the outstanding figures of New England Methodism and a chaplain in the United States Navy. Included are a historical address delivered at Machias in 1922, a historical address delivered at Bucksport in 1913, "Derelicts" printed in the Naval Home Calendar in 1920, a sermon titled The World's redeemer: the perfect man, letters to Alfred and Ellen Hempstead from David Howard Tribou, an obituary taken from the Zion's Herald of June 7, 1922, lines on...
Dates: 1922-1943

True and Sweetser Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0509
Scope and Contents

Includes accounts relating to the schooner Lizzie Brewster primarily for labor aboard the schooner.

Dates: March 1, 1852-1853

Benjamin True Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0993-sc
Abstract

Eleven diaries of a county sheriff and farmer in Portland and Pownal, Maine covering the years 1884 to 1894.

Dates: 1884-1894

Emma True Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0976-sc
Abstract

A diary of a housewife in Gardiner, Maine.

Dates: January 1-December 31, 1955

Jabez True Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 0734-sc
Abstract

Letters to Jabez True from numerous correspondents including Hannibal Hamlin.

Dates: 1837-1860

Tryon Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1309-sc
Abstract The collection contains letters of the Tryon family of North Yarmouth, Maine. Most of the letters are to Cora B. Tryon from her children and her sister who appears to have lived in Medford, Massachusetts. The letters discuss daily events and family matters. A few items belonging to Cora's husband Samuel A. Tryon are also included, as well as a few letters to Carl R. Tryon and George M. Tryon, sons of Samuel and Cora Tryon. Most of the letters are addressed to North Yarmouth, but letters from...
Dates: 1918-1928

Stanley R. Tupper Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0510
Abstract

The official records, papers and personal papers of a U.S. Congressman from Maine.

Dates: 1953-1967

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0511
Abstract

Collection contains personal papers of the Turner family of Isle au Haut, Maine. The collection also contains a photograph album of scenes of Isle au Haut, 1886-1963, many taken by John C. Turner, depicting buildings, people, the harbor, vessels, etc. Postcards of island scenes are also included. Diaries of John Turner, 1867-1886, and financial and legal papers are also present in the collection.

Dates: 1835-1963

Walter W. Turner Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0512
Abstract Papers of Walter W. Turner, a professor in electrical engineering at the University of Maine at Orono, from his work on two committees: the Special Committee of Maine Engineers appointed to study the 1959 report by the International Passamaquoddy Engineering Board to the International Joint Commission, and the Baccalaureate Electrical Engineering Planning Committee formed in 1985 to begin the planning process for an undergraduate program in electrical engineering at the University of...
Dates: 1960-1995; Majority of material found within 1982-1988

U. S. Customs Service Daily Account Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1558-sc
Abstract

Account book from an unidentified customhouse recording money received by customhouse collector and deposited to credit of Treasury Dept.

Dates: 1876-1883

U. S. Customs Service Daily Account Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1559-sc
Abstract

Account book from an unidentified customhouse listing names of those from whom money was collected, impost, etc.

Dates: 1890-1895

U. S. Customs Service Daily Record of Disbursements

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Identifier: SpC MS 1554-sc
Abstract

A volume recording names of persons receiving payments for service at an unidentified marine hospital, presumably in Portland, Maine.

Dates: 1876-1883

U. S. Customs Service Import Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1555-sc
Abstract

Volume used at the customhouse at Mt. Desert, Maine, to record information about items received from abroad through the mail. Volume lists names of persons, amounts of duty or fine owed, and places from which items were received.

Dates: 1904-1917

U. S. Customs Service Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1557-sc
Abstract

Volume recording moneys received and paid at the customhouse at the port of Ellsworth, Maine, Oct. 1887-Dec. 1897.

Dates: 1887-1897

U. S. Customs Service Register of Bonds

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Identifier: SpC MS 1556-sc
Abstract

Volume from an unidentified customhouse with entries from July 5, 1905 to Dec. 16, 1913. Each entry lists date of bond, principals and sureties, amount of bond, duty on entry, how and when canceled and character of bond. Concerns "persons employed in curing fish."

Dates: 1905-1913

U. S. Hame Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0897-sc
Abstract A collection relating to the manufacturing of wood and metal hames in the United States. Included are records of the U.S. Hame Company of Buffalo, New York; a school report by John P. Carr for an economics class on the history of the wood hame industry in the United States; a typescript of a report on the history and description of Concord hames (11 leaves); a typescript of a history of the hame industry in New England (8 leaves); a price list (no date) of the Bartlett & Rowell hames...
Dates: 1828-1922

UM-Augusta Communication Course Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MF063
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a series of interviews done for a University of Maine at Augusta course in Speaker-Audience Communications, Fall 1977. Topics covered include: the Farnsworth Museum; the Robert Abbe Museum; Lucy Farnsworth; Rockland, Maine, in the early 1900s; Northport in the War of 1812; Waldoboro News Stand; Knox Arboretum in Warren, Maine; lace mills and the lace business in St. George, Maine; lime kilns; Clark Island Quarry and quarry stone cutting; farm life in Vassalboro in...
Dates: 1975, 1977, 1978

UMaine 150th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF194
Scope and Contents

Interviews conducted for UMaine’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

Dates: 2015

UMaine during the Vietnam War era/Laura Finkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF070
Scope and Contents

A series of fifteen interviews recorded between 1994 - 1997 by Laura Finkel concerning anti-war movement, protests, and activities on the campus at the University of Maine during the Vietnam War era (1964 - 1973).

Dates: 1994-1998

Union Electric Power Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0594
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are cashbooks, journals, and ledgers of the Union Electric Company and the Union Light & Power Company.

Dates: 1910-1925