Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 106_4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six interviews done by Joan Brooks and Jack Beard focused on the history of the Airline Road (Rt. 9 from Bangor to Calais, ME) and the Airline community ca. 1900.
Scope and Contents The Argyle Boom Collection consists of approximately seventy-five hours of tape recorded interviews (now digitized). The interviews deal with Argyle Boom, which was one of several locations at which logs that had been cut upriver and floated or “driven” down the Penobscot River were sorted before being sent on to the lumber mills in Old Town, Orono, Veazie, Bangor, and Brewer, Maine, from approximately 1900 to 1930. The material includes interviews with people who had worked on the boom and...
Collection Note This collection consists of two interviews conducted by Pauleena MacDougall in November and December 2008 about the development of the Bangor waterfront. John M. Rohman was the CEO of WBRC, a firm of architects and engineers. Rodney McKay was Director of Community and Economic Development for the city of Bangor. Included in the collection is a copy of the Bangor Waterfront Master Plan and a Powerpoint presentation about Maine’s creative economy.
Identifier: SpC MS 0860-sc
Abstract 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...
Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Identifier: SpC MS 1027-sc
Abstract Five diaries covering the years 1976-1979 and 1982 of a widow living in Bangor, Maine. Included in the diaries are descriptions of the weather and temperature each day, records of how much money she spent, her activities with Earle and her other friends and relatives, what she ate at home and at what restaurants she and Earle ate. Receipts for purchases which were kept in the diaries were removed and placed in separate folders.
Identifier: SpC MS 0168
Identifier: SpC MS 0175
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Oscar F. Fellows from his work as counsel to the International Commission Pertaining to the St. John River. The collection also contains some material belonging to Raymond Fellows, Oscar Fellows's son.
Dates: 1899-1926; Majority of material found within 1905-1925
Identifier: SpC MS 0201
Identifier: SpC MS 0702-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0708-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0257
Scope and Contents The first ledger is an account ledger from Oct. 18, 1866 to Nov. 16, 1869 of Joseph W. Humphrey as a carpenter and mason in Bangor, Maine. The second ledger is an account ledger from Dec. 16, 1873 to Oct. 1878 and includes an inventory of Humphrey's estate, appraised in May 1878.
Dates: October 18, 1866-1878
Scope and Contents Interviews conducted by then MA history student Sarah K. Martin with Louis Rolnick, Dorrice Trickey Wetzler, and Suzanne “Sue” Hodgins Mock on their experiences growing up in the Little City neighborhood in Bangor, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1054-sc
Abstract Records of a company located in Bangor, Maine, involved in the logging industry in the 1920s and 1930s. The records include white forms which are scale reports listing various logging contractors, specie, and quantity cut in Township 11 Range 13 in the Umsaskis and Priestly districts from Dec. 1927 to March 1928. The yellow forms list the names of individuals working for the Madawaska Company paid from its Clayton Lake office and indicate the distribution of work performed in various sources of...
Dates: 1927-circa 1999; Majority of material found within 1927-1928
Identifier: SpC MS 0332
Abstract The William McCrillis papers deal primarily with his activities as an owner of large amounts of timberland in northern Maine. The collection also includes materials of his sister, Harriet Griswold and of members of her family.
Dates: 1830-1982; Majority of material found within 1840-1912
Identifier: SpC MS 1768
Scope and Contents 15 diaries, 1885-1910, of John Dana Payson, a teacher, summer resort keeper, and pastor. Payson was born in Cushing, Maine in 1861. Diaries date from his time at seminary in Bucksport, followed by stations in Bangor, Dexter, Southport, Camden, and Union. Payson notes the weather, church activities such as marriages and funerals, and daily activities.
Identifier: SpC MS 0396
Abstract Papers of several generations of the Peirce family of Bangor, Maine centered on materials of Waldo Treat Peirce and his son, Mellen Chamberlain Peirce. Also included are papers of Mellen Peirce's father-in-law, William B. Hayford.
Dates: 1812-1940; Majority of material found within 1850-1930
Identifier: SpC MS 0398
Abstract The Penobscot Lumbering Association records consist primarily of legal, financial, and lumbering records maintained by the Association from the time of its incorporation in 1854 through the early 20th century. The collection is arranged in seven series: Organization and Administration, Financial, Purchasing, Labor, Lumbering Operations, Miscellaneous, and Ancillary Companies.
Dates: 1854-1953; Majority of material found within 1874-1912
Identifier: SpC MS 0399
Abstract The collection contains records of the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society, an organization in Bangor, Maine, for people interested in canoeing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. The materials center on environmental advocacy activities of the group in the 1970s.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a series of interviews with eight fishermen done by David Taylor on the commercial fisheries of the Penobscot River in Maine. Taylor interviewed men who fished for smelt, salmon, sturgeon, alewives, eels, and cod; also an eel wholesaler. Methods discussed include net fishing; weir fishing; and winter fishing. Towns discussed include Winterport; Frankfort; and Bangor.
Identifier: SpC MS 0408
Recording of Norman Minsky, Leonard Minsky, and Jordan Alpert, interviewed by Elizabeth Stevens, October 4, 2017
Dates: October 4, 2017
Recording of Norman Minsky, Leonard Minsky, and Jordan Alpert, interviewed by Elizabeth Stevens, September 27, 2017
Dates: September 27, 2017
Identifier: SpC MS 0481
Identifier: SpC MS 0480
Abstract The Stetson family papers consist primarily of the business and personal papers of George Stetson, his sons Edward and Isaiah Kidder, and Isaiah's son Irving G. Stetson. They reflect the involvement of the Stetsons in the lumbering, slate mining, ice harvesting, and banking businesses in Bangor, Maine, the northern woods of Maine, and in New Brunswick.
Dates: 1846-1952; Majority of material found within 1880-1925