Showing Collections: 1981 - 2010 of 2051
Robert H. White Collection contains notes, interview tapes and a microcassette recorder pertaining to Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, and Maliseet language and cultural materials. Also includes notes from White's book: Tribal Assets.
A volume used to record tax assessment in the town of Whitefield, Maine. For each taxpayer, the volume gives a description of real estate held and the amount and value of personal property such as horses, oxen, cows, sheep, etc.
This collection consists of a series of interviews with whitewater rafting guides conducted by Ian H. Cameron in 1986 as part of an independent study class at the University of Maine. Cameron interviewed four whitewater rafting guides on the West Branch of the Penobscot river and some of the experiences they had.
The collection contains a volume dating from 1809 to 1816 used by Abel Whitney of Jonesboro, Maine. A second volume dating from 1820 to 1822 has the name Joel Whitney, Jonesboro, Me. on the cover. Both volumes record information about lumber transactions, including from whom logs were received and to whom and to which mill they were sent, the owners and types of lumber, etc. The volumes also record transactions involving shipping lumber to various ports and note which vessels were used.
Notes compiled on 3 x 5 and 6 x 10 cards for a critical biography of William Lilly for acceptance at Harvard University. Includes carbon copy of the autobiography of William Lilly.
Three volumes of financial information about the operation of the Whitneyville Agency, a group of businessmen involved in land, lumber, and railroad transactions in the areas of Calais, Middle Falls, Whitneyville, and Machias, Maine.
Diaries of a laborer in New Hampshire and Maine. William Whittemore kept a diary from Jan. 1, 1870 to July 29, 1871 and in 1875 while working as a laborer for William W. Bragg in Errol, New Hampshire.
Daybook of a business, presumably a general store, belonging to Daniel A. and Reuben Whittier of Palermo, Maine. The volume records daily sales to customers and gives customer names, purchases and costs. Items sold include liquor, glass, canvas, buttons, shoes, molasses, etc.
The papers of a farmer. Included are receipts, agreements to repay loans, insurance policies, tax bills, a bill of sale, and a letter from Isaac P. Whittier in 1862 to his brother and sister concerning the death of their brother and Isaac's experiences in the Civil War.
Collection contains material by and about Ralph Whittier. Included is a travel diary, correspondence, eulogies, biographical sketches, etc. Photographs of Wheatland family members and activities as well as of other friends of Ralph Whittier are also found in the collection.
A scrapbook belonging to Albert C. Wiggin of Bangor, Maine, containing newspaper clippings mostly from the Bangor Daily Commercial, 1880-1883, on a wide variety of subjects.
Two letters written by Kate Douglas Wiggin. The first, Dec. 9, 1888, is addressed to Rev. Roderick Stebbins, Milton, Mass. The second, Feb. 25, 1894, is written by Wiggin from the Shoreham, Washington, D.C., to Wm. (?) Walker. Collection also includes a letter, Dec. 31, 1942, written by Alexander Woollcott from the Gotham, New York City, to Mrs. Roderick Stebbins, Milton, Mass.
Papers of the Executive Editor and Vice President of the Washington Post. Most of the collection is related to the Washington Post with some personal papers. Other papers include Wiggins' appointment as ambassador to the United Nations, 1968-69, and files relating to his work at the Ellsworth American newspaper.
Papers and records of the Socialist Party of Maine connected with Clement P. Wight of Old Orchard Beach. Included are some personal papers and the labor organization called the Boston and Maine Railroad Towerman's Brotherhood.
The “Wildfire Loose” Collection consists of a series of 37 interviews conducted by Joyce Butler in preparation for her book of the same title about the fires in Maine in October 1947. Donated in 1979.
Ledger records financial information and transactions of the company from June 1893 to December 1897.
Records of the William Tell Club, a private hunting and social club on Spencer Pond near Maine's Moosehead Lake. It also contains a small group of papers of George T. and Mabel Bain, parents of the collection's donor.
A collection relating to Reuel Williams, a U.S. Senator from Maine.
Collection contains papers of various members of the Peirce and Williamson families of Maine. Included are a photograph album, copybook of poetry and a typescript of a journal, 1851-1853, of Ada H. Peirce Williamson; the journal was edited by her niece Ada Peirce McCormick. Also included are a few letters, typescripts, and materials related to family genealogy.
Papers of a lawyer and his partners in Portland, Maine in the 1830s and 1840s. Included are deeds, records of the purchase of land by Deering and Willis, settlements of stumpage, timber permits, financial startments, receipts, and state tax receipts for land in Aroostook County from 1841 to 1843. Included in the folio folder are 6 deeds from 1833 to 1845.
A collection of material by and about a former student collected by her high school English teacher. Included are original compositions by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, letters from her, yearly holiday letters by Elwin and Dorothy Clarke Wilson, letters by Elwin Wilson about his wife's travels, reviews of her books, and newspaper clippings about her and her travels.
Manuscripts, notes, galley, literary proofs and other literary papers of an author from Orono, Maine. Wilson wrote books, essays, plays, short stories, and poems. Collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, business papers, slide lectures, and a series concerning Edwin Wilson, Dorothy's husband, a Methodist minister.
Collection of materials concerning the construction of the Panama Canal. Includes blueprints, photographs, reports, and other materials concerning the Isthmian Canal Commission. Includes a copy of the deed to the canal.
A diary kept by a farm woman, Elizabeth Wilson in the Kittery, Maine area, for the years 1886 and 1887. It records visitors, daily chores, weather, and other matters.
The valuation document has title "Valuation of Wilton Light Company showing estimated original cost of physical property classified in accordance with the capital account for electric utilities as prescribed by the Public Utilities Commission, Augusta, Maine. Appendix 1" by Paul L. Bean, Consulting and Hydraulic Engineer, Lewiston, Maine.
A daily diary kept by Winn from January through May, 1894. Most of the entries detail his school attendance and the weather each day.
Records of a blacksmith in Clinton, Maine. Collection includes two daybooks, dating from 1826-1829 and 1832-1839, that record work done for customers and the costs. Also includes a ledger dating from 1832 that records financial transactions by customer name.
The papers of Ola Elizabeth Winslow contain a record of her literary writings. They include preliminary research for and draft copies of her book A destroying angel as well as drafts of her other writings. Included are page proofs, newspaper clippings, draft manuscripts, and typescripts.
Financial records of a store in Kingfield, Maine. The collection includes invoices and bills of lading from stores in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts and Portland, Lewiston, Farmington, Waterville, and Bangor, Maine for merchandise ordered by A.G. Winter.
- Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections 1584
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 272
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 195
- Correspondence 389
- Clippings 224
- Ledgers (Account books) 215
- Diaries 194
- Oral histories 188
- Letters (Correspondence) 187
- Folklore 179
- Photographs 167
- Account books 164
- Financial records 156
- Minutes 133
- Reports 103
- Daybooks 100
- Scrapbooks 99
- Receipts (Financial records) 89
- Manuscripts 79
- Articles 69
- Pamphlets 65
- Groceries -- Prices 57
- Business records 56 + ∧ less
- English 2049
- French 3
- Algonquian languages 1
- Chinese 1
- German 1
- University of Maine 156
- Central Maine Power Company 49
- State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (Maine) 16
- MacDougall, Pauleena 15
- Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914 12
- University of Maine. Department of History 10
- Bowdoin College 9
- Ives, Edward D. 9
- Maine Masque Theatre 9
- University of Maine. Cooperative Extension 9
- Maine Agricultural Experiment Station 8
- Fernald, Merritt Caldwell, 1838-1916 7
- Hauck, Arthur A. (Arthur Andrew), 1893-1992 7
- Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 6
- Hamlin, George H. 6
- Maine Federation of Women's Clubs 6
- Rodrigue, Barry H. 6
- U.S. Customs Service 6
- University of Maine. Department of Communication and Journalism 6
- University of Maine. Department of English 6 + ∧ less