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E. B. Washburne Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0756-sc
Abstract

Letters of a U.S. Representative. Six of the letters were sent to the Daily Globe (Washington, D.C.) office and requested copies of the Globe be sent to his constituents and charged to his Daily Globe allotment. One of the letters was sent to the Commissioner of Pensions.

Dates: 1857-1869

Watch Repairer's Daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0986-sc
Abstract

A daybook of a watch repairer in Maine.

Dates: December 16, 1911-July 14, 1913

Water Districts (Maine) Annual Reports

 Collection — Box: 1649
Identifier: SpC MS 0616
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of selected annual reports of the water districts in Portland (1913, 1948-1979); Augusta (1954-1979); Anson; Bangor; Bath; Biddeford and Saco; Bingham; Brunswick and Topsham; Houlton; Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Wells; Mexico; Norway; Rumford; Searsport; Van Buren; and Yarmouth.

Dates: 1913-1981

Waterford Light and Power Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0617
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine.

Dates: 1931-1935

Watie Akins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF210
Scope and Contents

A collection of Penobscot elder Watie Akins's papers, focused on Wabanaki music. The collection includes copies of research findings, grant material, correspondence, financial records, and research CD copies of Wabanaki music.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2000-2013

Artemus E. Weatherbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0618
Scope and Contents

The papers of Artemus Edwin Weatherbee, a long-time U.S. government employee, include correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings primarily from his years as assistant secretary in the U.S. Treasury Dept. and as director of the Asian Development Bank.

Dates: 1954-(197?)

Edmund F. Webb Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1539-sc
Abstract

A letter from Webb probably to J.F. Parkhurst of Unity and Bangor, Maine, containing thoughts on the conduct of the Civil War. Webb asks Parkhurst his opinions about various issues relating to the war: what he would do if he were president, whether he would let the South separate from the Union, how he would deal with slaves escaping to the north, etc. Webb also gives his own opinions of President Lincoln, the War, and the South and its leaders.

Dates: November 22, 1862

Seth Webb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1514
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers of Seth Webb, including memorandum books and diaries, 1808-1850s; information about schools at which he taught in 1812 and 1834; legal documents, 1824-1859; and church and fraternal documents. Also included are genealogies of the Webb family and reminiscences written by Seth Webb. The collection also contains letters and documents of Seth Webb's son, Jeremiah Webb, as well as his diaries for various years between 1856 and 1884. A few items of Albion Webb and...
Dates: 1808-1921

Webber Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0619
Abstract

Ledgers and maps of the timberland business owned by several generations of the Webber family of Bangor, Maine.

Dates: 1895-1976; Majority of material found within 1909-1960

Daniel Webster Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1527-sc
Abstract

A letter from Daniel Webster to John Haven in which Webster notes that he is enclosing a letter from Peleg Sprague. He advises Haven if he has a case like that mentioned by Sprague he should put it in Sprague's hands. The letter from Sprague to Haven, dated March 21, 1833, and also included, concerns a claim for cargo confiscated in 1811 from the ship Admittance. The ship Horace is also mentioned in Sprague's letter.

Dates: 1833

Perley M. Webster Financial Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1474-sc
Abstract

A daybook maintained by Perley Webster from September 1941 to January 1945. The volume records Webster's purchases as well as amounts he earned selling dairy products. It also contains lists of amounts spent on gasoline, oil and repairs as well as groceries. Miscellaneous receipts, notes, etc., accompany the daybook.

Dates: 1941-1945

Weed Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1751
Abstract

Records pertaining to Wyatt Weed and the family's logging business in Veazie, Maine. Also includes land deeds and clippings about Wyatt's death by electrocution.

Dates: 1831-1911

Reuben G. Weed Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0620
Scope and Contents

Includes an account book covering household and farming expenses, lumber mill diary, drawings. Covers the period 1855-1866 in Frankfort, Maine.

Dates: 1855-1866

James Vaughn Weeden Farmer's Pocket Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1220-sc
Abstract

A printed volume meant to be used to keep a daily record of farming operations and including descriptions of various pieces of machinery from the John Deere Company. The volume was given compliments of H.O. Nichols, Harrington, Maine, apparently a dealer in farm machinery, and was used by James Vaughn Weeden of Milbridge, Maine, to record a few entries.

Dates: 1941

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Weiner (Marli) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-046
Abstract Many of the source files include Dr. Weiner's research notes and provide page numbers, quotations, and responses to each text. Other source files, listed by title and author, contain photocopied and clipped articles but no annotation. The manuscript of Sex, Sickness, and Slavery in Series 3 is a considerably more extensive draft than what was published after editing. Additional material in this collection relates to professional associations, course development and teaching, and the process...
Dates: 1988-2004

George L. Welt Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1445-sc
Scope and Contents

A daybook used by George L. Welt of Waldoboro, Maine, to record transactions in his marine insurance business. The volume also contains a list of money loaned by George L. Welt & Co.

Dates: 1886-1890

Carroll Wentworth Daily Record

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1402-sc
Scope and Contents

A volume used by Carroll Wentworth of Kezar Falls, Maine, to record his daily activities including weather observations, his farm chores and results from his egg business. An egg record for 1911 is included.

Dates: 1910-1911

Mark Fernald Wentworth Physician's Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0621
Scope and Contents

The account books record the practice of a physician in Kittery, Maine in the late 1800s.

Dates: 1874-1897

West Peru, Maine Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1683-sc
Abstract

A photograph album by an unidentified compiler containing photographs taken in West Peru, Maine.

Dates: 20th century

Thomas Westbrook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1513-sc
Abstract

A letter written by Thomas Westbrook to his son-in-law Richard Waldron discussing an unidentified court case. The name Waldo is mentioned several times in the letter, presumably referring to Westbrook's business associate, Samuel Waldo.

Dates: March 6, 1737 (?)

Joseph Westcott Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1199-sc
Abstract

A volume used by Joseph Westcott to record financial transactions from his general store in Castine, Maine. The volume was also used to record information about settling the estate of Joseph Westcott's father, also Joseph Westcott, who died in 1830.

Dates: 1830-1883

Westerfield Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0622
Abstract

This collection is a mix of personal and business documents concerning families other than the Westerfield Family. These documents include ships logs and diaries, personal diaries, account books, and letters. A few other family related documents are included.

Dates: 1783-1885

Western Maine Power Company Records (Central Maine Power Company Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0623
Scope and Contents

Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are voucher registers, payroll records, distribution records, general ledgers, and asset and expense records.

Dates: 1916-1927

Weston Family Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1153-sc
Abstract

Account books of Arunah, Daniel and Eliphaz Weston of Bristol (later Bremen), Maine.

Dates: 1770-1840

Wharfage Ledger (1874-1879)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1159-sc
Abstract

Ledger from an unidentified wharf possibly in Belfast, Maine. Entries record costs for shipping merchandise for various individuals and companies and on various schooners, including the schooners Earl and Lillian.

Dates: 1874-1879

Wesley Wheeler Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0971-sc
Abstract

Diaries of a sawmill worker in Bethel, Maine. The diaries cover the years 1898 and 1900 to 1907.

Dates: 1898-1907

When I Grew Up Long Ago/Alvin Schwartz

 Collection
Identifier: MF066
Scope and Contents

Interviews conducted as part of research for When I Grew Up Long Ago, by Alvin Schwartz, published by J. B. Lippincott Co., 1978.

Dates: 1975-1977

Edward Washburn Whitaker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1545-sc
Abstract

Typescript of a letter in which Whitaker outlines his participation as chief of staff for Gen. George Custer in the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox.

Dates: April 29, 1901

White Mountain Power Company Inventory and Valuation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0625
Scope and Contents

Inventory and valuation records of the White Mountain Power Company in Maine and the Wakefield Power Company in New Hampshire.

Dates: 1945

Richmond Lane White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1119-sc
Abstract

Collection includes a notebook of dye recipes and tanning procedures for leather with some samples of leather pasted in. Also includes a statistical summary for an unidentified company dated 1926 and three letters to White, 1944 and 1947, concerning orders for dyes and chemicals.

Dates: 1919-1947

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