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Daybook of Uriah R. Briery, of Gardiner, Maine dating from 1851-1857. Briery was a shoemaker and while early entries are for orders, later entries include payments for shoes including food, tobacco, wood, and labor. The entries also include notes about renters and the rates charged per year.
Includes account of wages, cost of goods and services at ports, pen drawing of ship inside cover.
First entry March 9, 1848 ; last entry [Nov?] 1858. Some loose notes inserted.
The record group contains personal correspondence, photographs, and a few Cooperative Extension publications related to Dr. Briwa’s career in the University of Maine's Cooperative Extension. The majority of the letters were written in recognition of her retirement in 1960.
Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.
Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.
Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.
Autograph letter signed. Letter expressing the desire to purchase missing volumes of Pierce's "Memoir and Letter of Charles Sumner." The recipient, the Roberts Brothers, was a publishing company.
Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.
Diaries, 1905-1941, of Ernest C. Brown documenting his employment as a rural mail carrier in Robbinston, Maine. Daily entries provide details of the weather, the number of pieces of mail delivered, events in the family and the town, etc. A few entries in the diary for 1937 appear to have been made by Brown's son, Philip R. Brown.
The collection contains personal correspondence of members of the Brown family, who lived in Burton, New Brunswick and Linneus, Maine in the last half of the 19th century.
Typed copy of letter. Letter praises Milton Ellis, who had just stepped down from his position as editor of the New England Quarterly, which Brown subsequently took.
A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.
Ledger recording goods sold and work done for various individuals as well as for the town of Freeman, Maine. Goods sold include shoes, handkerchiefs, woolen cloth, etc., as well as hay, rye and other agricultural products. Work done for the town and others includes haying, hauling with a team, appraising land, laying a road, etc. The back of the volume also has a few entries from 1874-1880 for work done by other members of the Brown family.
Volume listing sales to individuals in Berwick, Maine primarily of brandy, rum, and gin with some entries also for tobacco, tea, cigars, etc.
Contains 2 sheets of blueprints for the Brunswick Naval Air Station Parachute Shop. One sheet is the fisrt floor plan and elevations. The second is the revised foundation, roof framing, and construction plans. Both sheets are dated 1943.
Autograph letter signed. Letter refers to Chatauqua work, an editorial on "The Right of Seniority"(?), the appointment of a Catholic to the Cabinet, and suggestions for other appointments.
Autograph letter signed. Hand-written message, signed, over typescript copy of letter by Woodrow Wilson from August 15, 1911. Refers to "rule of reason"(?) decisions, anti-trust law, and Democratic platforms. Letter by Wilson refers to independence for the Philippine Islands.
A ledger prepared by an unidentified student as an exercise in bookkeeping using data presented in Bryant & Stratton's counting house book-keeping.
Autograph letter signed. Letter concerns a book of verses written by Bryant being sent to Phillips.
A daybook used by A.S. Bubar to record the names of customers and their purchases at an unidentified business in Orient, Maine, possibly a general store. Items purchased include beans, tea, fish, pork, lard, corn, etc. The volume also gives information about logging in the area, recording costs of cutting, hauling, and driving logs, stumpage totals, etc.
Personal papers of Benjamin Bubar including a small amount of information about the Bubar family, publicity about Bubar's work as an evangelist, copies of his sermons and other writings on religion, and memorabilia and publicity about his political campaigns and service in the Maine legislature.
The collection contains two daybooks of Daniel Bucknam, Jr., a resident of Sutton, Massachusetts and Minot, Maine, in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The daybooks primarily reflect Bucknam's business life as a farmer and also record activities of his sons, Calvin and Shepherd Bucknam.
Papers of residents of Columbia Falls, Maine, and records of a temperance society in Columbia Falls. Twenty-three pages of one of the notebooks are records of the Howard Association for the Promotion of Temperance in Columbia Falls for the years 1834 to 1840. The remainder of the notebook and the second notebook were used as daybooks for farm records of expenses and money received.
Papers, 1950-1982, collected by Gregory Buesing. Contains documents and clippings, as well as newsletters, newspapers, application documents, and conference proceedings pertaining to the Native American tribes of Maine.
Index cards about various buildings on the campus of the University of Maine giving information about their history, for whom they were named, etc.
Autograph letter signed. Requests Bradford to send a letter for him which he has written to "my Betsy."