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Letter from President William Howard Taft to Governor Woodrow Wilson dated November 17, 1911. The letter relates to Gov. Wilson's proposition of a joint commission consisting of New Jersey and New York. The letter does not state the commission's purpose.
A ledger from an unidentified business, probably a tailor. Arranged by customer name, the volume lists items of clothing such as suits, pants, coats, shirts, etc., ordered by individuals and the cost of each item. Listings for some customers include addresses from Lewiston, Auburn and Monmouth, Maine.
Contains papers of various members of the Talbot family, a lumbering and shipping family from East Machias, Maine. Collection also contains business records of various vessels and businesses in Machias and East Machias, Maine.
Tax records for Plantation 14 in Washington County, Maine for the year 1872. Begins with instructions from the tax assessor and lists tax payers and assessments for polls, real estate and personal property. Includes both residents and non-residents.
Primarily bridge constructions sites showing the progress of construction of bridges around Maine in the 1930s. Several photographs include company owners and construction crews, including two of an underwater diver. There are also a few photographs of bridge sites in Canada and New Jersey, and photographs of family, college friends, Maine scenery.
A photograph album belonging to L. W. Taylor, a member of the class of 1883 at the Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now the University of Maine).
The papers of a professor of international relations at Syracuse University. Included are two commendations relating to military activities in 1946, a photograph, and three papers: The Soviet history of World War II (1959), Soviet occupation and administration of northern Korea by Lowell R. Eklund (1948), and The Socialist Party of the United States by Philip H. Taylor and John D. Hall (undated).
A diary kept by Taylor in which she recorded the weather as well as adding comments on family matters and current events. Although Taylor's place of residence is not definitively indicated in the diary, she may have lived in Vermont.
A diary of a woman living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Entries outline the writer's daily activities, social events, visitors, the weather, family illnesses, financial problems, etc. Entries for 1918 include information about Tebbetts' work for the war effort, including sewing and taking in soldiers for meals.
The papers of a Methodist clergyman, teacher, and diplomat. Included are letters received by Dr. Tefft relating to education, Republican Party matters, and religious and diplomatic subjects relating chiefly to Sweden. Correspondents include Joshua Chamberlain, Hannibal Hamlin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lot Morrill, Enoch Pond, Israel Washburn, Jr., and F. W. Seward.
Includes an autobiography written in 1974, correspondence, and notes on the history of Brownfield, Maine.
Oral interviews collected by Erica Reisberg of Maine Folklife Center at the Maine State Museum as part of the April 8, 2006, opening event for the exhibit, "Call Your Mother... Communication and Community in Bryant Pond." The exhibit ran from April 8-May 28, 2006 and examined the Bryant Pond Telephone Company Collection and how the last hand-crank telephone system in the United States worked, and examined its role in community life.
Arbitrary assembled collection of accessions with Teresa Hollingsworth as the interviewer.
Records of textbooks and other supplies furnished to teachers in schools in the Stillwater, Great Works, and Old Town areas. Includes names of teachers.
Collection consists of a date book, or note book, that belonged to Henry Esmond Thackeray. The booklet is dated 1904 was used as an address book. The cover states, "Essex Catalogue and Farmer's Memorandum Book, Compliments of Cutler Grain Company, West Brookfield, Massachusetts."
Accessions related to the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront 2005 - 2016 (after it ceased to be the National Folk Festival). After 2016 the Folklife Area was cut due to budget considerations.
Collections consists of video received from filmmaker Truppin relating to the 1989 film project about the dying of the herring smoking industry on the coast of Maine. The project was called “The Last Smokehouse: Lubec and the Herring Smoking Industry of Maine.”
The collection records the history of theater in Portland, Maine. It consists of photographs of some 1000 actors and actresses in their various stage roles, of theatrical buildings in Portland, of playbills, of press clippings, of advertisements.
Minutes of meetings of a sewing club formed in Winterport, Maine, in 1906. Entries record names of members, dues paid, and sewing projects completed.
The Stewart family of Newburgh, New York, had a long association with the eastern Maine, area where they had a camp. Rob Golding of Perry, Maine, acted as their guide for many years in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection consists of a series of interviews with Golding, a renowned story teller, conducted by Archie Stewart; a manuscript history of the Stewart family; and video copies of Stewart family home movies.
An account book for the years 1828 to 1844. The account book lists credits and debits. The handwritten letter is from James Thomas, to Wm. T. Barry, Postmaster General, Washington, Jan. 5, 1830.
The records of a marine hardware firm. Included are catalogs, correspondence, employee records, bills, receipts, and medical records of employee accidents.