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Utility Pole Records, Bath, Maine (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0041
Scope and Contents

A ledger listing the location of electric poles owned by the Central Maine Power Company in Bath, Maine. Includes a map of Bath in 1938.

Dates: 1938-1947

Rudy Vallée Papers and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0598
Abstract

The papers of a popular vocalist in the U.S. during the 20th century. Included are correspondence from 1917 to 1984, newspaper clippings, scores, photographs, scrapbooks, phonograph records, megaphone, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1984

Rudy Vallée Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1662-sc
Abstract

Scrapbooks about the singer Rudy Vallée compiled by Lorene Livers, a student at St. John High School in Canton, Ohio. Contains newspaper and magazine articles, 1928-1932, about Vallée's life and career as well as copies of The Krusade, a weekly newsletter for Vallée fans published in 1931 in Wood Ridge, N.J.

Dates: 1928-1932

“Value Formation in Lesbian Lives”/Deo McKaig

 Collection
Identifier: MF106
Scope and Contents

A series of 10 interviews by McKaig for her Master's Thesis: “Value Formation in Lesbian Lives.” Due to the sensitive nature of the material, only the first names of the interviewees are given.

Dates: 1986

William T. Vasquez Military Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0600
Scope and Contents

The military papers pertain to Vasquez's career in the regular Army from 1946 to 1948. He was assigned to the occupation of Korea following World War II. The collection includes letters, military documents, and photographs of Korea.

Dates: 1946-1948

Veazie History and Architecture Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF064
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a series of interviews about the local history, geography, and domestic architecture of Veazie, Maine. Many of these were the result of a fieldwork course taught by University of Maine professor Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1977 and 1978. The collection also includes architectural survey forms, photos, and floor plans of pre-1940 houses in Veazie. In addition, there are twenty-nine interviews conducted by students in the classes. Three earlier interviews with Addie...
Dates: 1977-1978

James B. Vickery Civil War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0603
Abstract

This collection contains official records from the 6th Maine Volunteer Infantry (Company E) and the 2nd Maine Volunteer Cavalry. Collection includes muster rolls, orders, quartermaster returns and casualty reports.

Dates: 1861-1865

James B. Vickery Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0602
Abstract The Vickery manuscript collection contains a wide range of material related to Maine history, Maine families, Maine towns, and the Civil War, as well as a lot of general Maine material and some general interest material. The most prominent subjects include: Bangor, ME; Joshua L. Chamberlain; Civil War (mostly letters, organized by family name). Types of material include: correspondence; deeds; diaries; Maine families (history, genealogy,and letters); letters; Maine; marriage records;...
Dates: circa 1711-circa 1997; Majority of material found within 1800-1899

James B. Vickery Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0601
Abstract

The research papers contain materials collected by James Vickery concerning Maine and Bangor, Maine history including biographies and family information. Types of materials include research notes and photocopies of clippings, reprints, business and municipal records, and reports.

Dates: 1800-circa 1939

Victoria Society Portland Oral History Series

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Identifier: MF140
Scope and Contents

A series of 51 interviews about the history of Portland, Maine with index and partial and full transcripts. The Victoria Society, fall 1992. Interviews concerning life in Portland during the 1930s to the 1940s, most interviewees are 75 years old or older.

Dates: 1984-1988; 1992

Vietnam Veterans Oral History Project/Davida Kellogg

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Identifier: MF087
Scope and Contents

Series of interviews by Davida Kellogg with Vietnam War veterans.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1975, 1989 - 1992, 1997, 1998, 2002

Vietnam War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF183
Scope and Contents

This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 to bring together interviews that deal with the Vietnam War. There are 65 series in NAFOH that deal with the Vietnam War, but only five series that belong soley to this collection.

Dates: Event: 1961-1975

Views of Roque Island, Maine Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1429-sc
Scope and Contents

An album of photographs attributed to William Lyman Underwood. The album was originally in the family home of Charles S. Hinkley of Jonesport, Maine, where Underwood often stayed while visiting the area. The photographs depict people and scenes from Roque Island, Maine. Also included are two photographs of the sardine boat "Curlew" that operated from the William Underwood Company factory in Jonesport, as well as photographs of birds and fish on the island.

Dates: 19??

Views of the University of Maine Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1613

Schooner Vigilent Logbook and Ship's Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0987-sc
Abstract

Logbook of the Schooner Vigilent during a cod fishing voyage from Cutler to the Grand Manan Banks. The logbook was kept by Samuel H. Brown and the names of the fishermen were Andrew Ramsdale, Amos Brann, and Joseph Ramsdell.

Dates: May 21-November 3, 1860

Raymond F. Vigue Lumber Transport Notebooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 0604
Abstract

This collection includes photocopied notebooks of the various aspects of Mr. Vigue's jobs. Mr. Vigue has recorded every aspect in minute detail. The notebooks mostly concern transport in logging operations. Some marksmanship records are also in the collection.

Dates: 1927-1997

Vintage postcard depicting La Grande Roue, Paris

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Identifier: SpC MS 1791 sc
Content Description

Vintage post card depicting La Grande Roue, Paris on the front; verso has message dated Oct. 20, 1918 describing conditions at camp and being confined due to “flu.” Signed “H” and addressed to his mother Mrs. FT Wood, Steuben, Maine, USA .

Dates: October 20, 1918

William W. Virgin Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0606
Scope and Contents

Account book of a general store in Rumford, Maine.

Dates: 1807-1819

Simon Virgin Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 0605
Scope and Contents

Account book of a general store in Rumford, Maine. Book bought December 12, 1803. First entry, 1808. Lacks pages 1-4.

Dates: 1808-1835

“Voices of American Homemakers” Oral History Project

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Identifier: MF065
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of interviews with women from various states about their involvement with the Extension Council and their roles as homemakers.

Dates: 1985

Voters' List : Blaine, Maine

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Identifier: SpC MS 0930-sc
Abstract

An alphabetical list of voters in the town of Blaine, Maine as made out and corrected by the Selectmen, August 10, 1912.

Dates: August 10, 1912

Voters' Lists : Tremont, Maine

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Identifier: SpC MS 0900-sc
Abstract

Check lists of the voters in the town of Tremont, Maine, for the years 1853, 1866, 1869, 1870, 1872, 1875, and 1893. Names are listed alphabetically. Included also is a record of the town meeting in Tremont held on March 1, 1875; a list of tax payers in District 10 [undated]; and a listing of tax accounts in 1873.

Dates: 1853-1893

Voters' Lists : West Gardiner, Maine

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Identifier: SpC MS 0910-sc
Abstract

Lists of voters as prepared by the selectmen of the town of West Gardiner, Maine for the years 1894 to 1908. Included are lists for Aug. 1894, Aug. 1900, Oct. 1900, Oct. 1908, and two lists without dates. Voters are listed alphabetically by last name.

Dates: 1894-1908

W. Edwards Staite's Lays & Legends of Normandy

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0902-sc
Abstract

Handwritten libretto.

Dates: 1846

W. M. Staples Ledger C

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Identifier: SpC MS 1397-sc
Scope and Contents

Ledger listing purchases of customers at a general store in Bridgton, Maine. Items sold include tobacco, flour, lamb, soap, rice, beans, coffee, etc.

Dates: 1897-1899

Wabanaki Indians Material from Collections at the American Philosophical Society

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Identifier: SpC MS 1328
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of material on Abenaki Indians and others and consists primarily of field notes by 20th century anthropologists. It was copied from various collections at the American Philosophical Society Library by University of Maine history professor Liam Riordan in 2002.

Dates: 1872-1977

Wakefield Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0609
Abstract

Business records of Orick (O.H.) Wakefield and his son, Ralph J. Wakefield. The Wakefields were residents of Lowell, Maine.

Dates: 1868-1962; Majority of material found within 1884-1940

Waldoboro Water & Electric Light & Power Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0610
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are journals, ledgers, a cashbook, and a voucher register.

Dates: 1893-1920

Walker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0761
Abstract

Diaries and memorandum books of three generations of the Walker family of Fryeburg, Maine.

Dates: 1818-1871

William C. Walker Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1192-sc
Abstract

Records include a financial ledger kept by William C. Walker between 1829 and 1843, recording his work as a cobbler in Stow, Maine. The ledger is accompanied by a daybook from 1831; this volume has "William C. Walker book no. 2" written inside the front cover.

Dates: 1829-1843