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Vietnam Veterans Oral History Project/Davida Kellogg

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

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

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

Identifier: SpC MS 1613

Schooner Vigilent Logbook and Ship's Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0987-sc

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0604

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

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0606
Scope and Contents

Account book of a general store in Rumford, Maine.

Dates: 1807-1819

Simon Virgin Account Book

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

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0930-sc

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0900-sc

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0910-sc

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0902-sc

Handwritten libretto.

Dates: 1846

W. M. Staples Ledger C

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

Identifier: SpC MS 1328

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0609

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)

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

Identifier: SpC MS 0761

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

Dates: 1818-1871

William C. Walker Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1192-sc

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

Lillian F. Wall Scrapbooks

Identifier: SpC MS 0612
Scope and Contents

The collection includes 5 scrapbooks with photographs and clippings about her life and career, a copy of her master's thesis, a copy of her paper "The problems and educational procedures used with children with physical handicaps" (1950), and copies of her biography "The potter's wheel," by Betsy Alexander.

Dates: 1935-1980

Walter Franklin Prince Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 0788-sc

The correspondence of a parapsychologist. The letters sent to Walter Franklin Prince refer to religious matters, speeches, monuments, and minerals. Included is a signed letter from Walter Franklin Prince dated May 5, 1926 to Mr. S.O. Worthen in regard to the founding of the Boston Society for Psychic Research.

Dates: 1886-1926

Walton-Shepard-Parker-Hahn Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0613
Scope and Contents

Collection of letters, receipts, diaries, deeds, and other genealogical materials relating to the Walton, Shepard, Parker, and Hahn families of Belfast, Maine. Primary persons include W. H. Walton, Alice B. Walton, Rufus Walton, Alfred Walton, Americus V. Parker, Anna B. Parker, Arline Walton, and Hiram Walton.

Dates: 1766-1977

University of Maine War Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0017-001
Abstract The record group contains correspondence between University presidents and students serving in the military in World War I and World War II. Also, contains biographical information about each student killed in World War I. And lists of students and alumni who served in World War II, along with copies of the volume "University of Maine, World War II: In Memoriam" and biographical information used to compile this volume. A card file for those who were called or recalled to service in the...
Dates: 1897-2001; Majority of material found within 1917-1950

James Howard Waring Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1606-sc

Scrapbook, 1917-1918, compiled by Waring while he was stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia, a military training camp. Includes memorabilia and photographs of camp life as well as copies of "The Bayonet," the camp newspaper.

Dates: 1917-1918

Elizabeth Warren Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 0972-sc

A notebook of a teenager in the 1920s living in Andover, Maine.

Dates: 1923-1930

Warren Fish Company Daybooks

Identifier: SpC MS 1797-sc
Content Description

Daybooks for the Warren Fish Company in Five Islands, Maine, wholesaler dealers in salted, pickled, and smoked fish. Details 1913 type and amount of fish caught by various vessels. Fish include cod, halibut, hake, pollock, salmon, butterfish, and sea trout.

Dates: 1913

Lewis P. Warren Business Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1750

Fifty ledgers from 1805 to 1899, documenting the business interests of Lewis P. Warren of Westbrook, Maine.

Dates: 1805-1899; Majority of material found within 1860-1880

Veranus Warren Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1693-sc

Account book kept by Veranus Warren, a blacksmith from Milbridge, Maine.

Dates: 1890-1891

Charles Marshall Washburn Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0615
Scope and Contents

The letters were written by Charles Marshall Washburn of Augusta, Maine, to his sweetheart, Mildred Scott, of Calais, Maine, after they met in 1925. The collection includes a biography of Marshall by his wife.

Dates: 1925-1990; Majority of material found within ( 1925-1941)

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