Showing Collections: 1981 - 2010 of 2092
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.
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.
A notebook of a teenager in the 1920s living in Andover, Maine.
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.
Fifty ledgers from 1805 to 1899, documenting the business interests of Lewis P. Warren of Westbrook, Maine.
Account book kept by Veranus Warren, a blacksmith from Milbridge, Maine.
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.
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.
A daybook of a watch repairer in Maine.
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.
Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine.
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.
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.
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.
Ledgers and maps of the timberland business owned by several generations of the Webber family of Bangor, Maine.
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.
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.
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.
Includes an account book covering household and farming expenses, lumber mill diary, drawings. Covers the period 1855-1866 in Frankfort, Maine.
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.
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.
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.
The account books record the practice of a physician in Kittery, Maine in the late 1800s.
A photograph album by an unidentified compiler containing photographs taken in West Peru, Maine.
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.
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.
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.