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Blaisdell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1650
Overview Personal papers of various members of the Blaisdell family, including Frank W. Blaisdell, Mary Blaisdell, and Elizabeth Peirce Blaisdell.

Blaisdell Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1512-sc
Overview Photograph album by an unidentified compiler documenting members of the Blaisdell family of Winterport, Maine and New York City. Most photographs are identified and many show scenes in Winterport and Bayside, Maine. Also pictured are other areas of Maine as well as photographs taken in Bradford, Pa., Arizona, California, Tennessee, Italy, Puerto Rico and India. In addition to members of the family, the photos also show images of various family homes, businesses, etc.

Joseph Blake Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0058

Edward P. Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1141-sc
Overview Daily diaries primarily recording observations about the weather. The volumes also contain newspaper clippings about the weather as well as obituaries and reports of events in Blanchard and nearby communities.

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

James A. Blanchard II Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1749
Overview Correspondence from James A. Blanchard II to his wife, June E. (Peterson) Blanchard, and his son, Bob Blanchard, while he was stationed in the Pacific with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Also includes letters from June Blanchard to James A. Blanchard II.

Aaron Blaney Memo Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1548-sc
Overview A diary from 1824-1834 kept by an unidentified person, probably Aaron Blaney of Bristol, Maine. Entries are headed Bristol and outline daily activities, service in the Maine legislature and as a justice of the peace in Bristol, deaths of parents and children, etc.

Blen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1321-sc
Overview Papers of Joshua A. Blen and his wife Emily A. Blen of Dresden, Maine. The family name is also spelled Blenn. The collection contains mostly deeds for property bought and sold by the Blens. A notebook from an unidentified compiler containing information on births, deaths and marriages in an unidentified community is also found in the collection; its relationship to the Blen family is not clear.

Blunt and Hinman Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0059

University Of Maine System. Board Of Trustee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0002-002
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information particularly meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and supporting material from University of Maine Board of Trustee and various committees (both standing and ad-hoc committees), biographical information related to individual University of Maine trustees, chairs, sectaries, and clerks, and various files on subjects under consideration by the Board.

H. S. Boardman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1654

Samuel Lane Boardman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0694-sc
Overview Letters of an agricultural editor, writer, and journalist and of a noted Maine naturalist. Included also are 2 letters signed by George A. Boardman.

Captain Bailey Bodwell's Company of U.S. Volunteers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0882-sc
Overview The records for a company of volunteers commanded by Bailey Bodwell during the War of 1812. The records begin in Norway, Maine in January 1813 and end in July 1813. Records include requisitions for provisions, morning reports, and regimental orders. Portions of the record include business records of Bailey Bodwell written 1816 to 1822.

Harold L. Bolstad Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0858-sc
Overview Papers comprised chiefly of letters Harold Bolstad sent to his sister Lois Kutscha and her husband Norman P. Kutscha during his service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was in Vietnam from August 1970 to May 1971. Included also is a short biography of Harold L. Bolstad, a photograph of him in the Marine Corps, and a newspaper clipping with a picture of him in Vietnam.

Geneva Bonin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1754-sc
Scope and Contents Diary, 1939, of Geneva Bonin, a resident of Northport, Maine. Entries usually begin with weather, followed by reports of daily life including the activities of her mother, father, son, and husband. Also contains some reports of significant events, recipes, and recording of cash accounts.

Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0063
Overview The collection contains records of Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company of Hurricane Island, Maine.

Boothbay House Hotel Register

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0064

Borders and Borderlands

 Collection
Identifier: MF197
Scope and Contents Interviews of inhabitants of the Maine-New Brunswick borderlands. The interviews were conducted by members of the NEH Summer Teacher Institute, Borders and Borderlands: the Acadian Experience in Maine. The recordings are housed here with NAFOH and the Acadian Archives.

Boston and California Mining and Trading Joint Stock Company Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1347-sc
Scope and Contents A record book of the company that contains an account by an unidentified person of the voyage from Boston to California, as well as a list of company members, their residences, places of birth, occupations, marital status and ages. The volume also contains the constitution and by-laws of the company.

Edward Bourne Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1034-sc
Overview An account book belonging to Edward Bourne of Readfield, Maine. Some of the records are for Jedediah Bourne who may have been Edward's brother.

Etienne H. Bourque Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1168-sc
Overview Daybook of the owner of a general jobbing business in Waterville, Maine. The volume records financial transactions with suppliers from September to November, 1923.

Bowdoin College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0067

Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF006
Scope and Contents Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.

Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1690
Overview A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...

Boynton Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0860-sc
Overview A collection of family letters. Most of the correspondence is between Thomas and his wife Mary B. while he was in San Francisco. Included also is a photocopy of a newspaper clipping describing Thomas's voyage from Maine to San Francisco where he erected a frame building sent by Babcock & Norton of New York. Included also is a letter from Arthur S. Boynton to his mother and father dated Feb. 20, 1861. Included also is a letter from R.S. Prescott from Bangor, Maine describing the changes in...