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Bangor (Me.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

2 inch videotape: Cohen for Senate, 26 Sep 1978

 Item
Identifier: MS 106_4
Scope and Contents Campaign spots. Clip is bakery.
Dates: 26 Sep 1978

Airline Road & Airline Community Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF001
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.
Dates: 1976

Argyle Boom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF003
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...
Dates: 1973-1975

Bangor Waterfront Revitalization Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF156
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.
Dates: 2008

Boynton Family Letters

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1850-1869

Coe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Abstract Consist primarily of business records of the brothers Eben S. Coe and Thomas Upham Coe, with a few papers of Thomas's wife, Sada L. Coe.
Dates: 1836-1943; Majority of material found within 1860-1942

Ruth I. Curran Diaries

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1976-1982

William Engel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0168
Abstract The collection contains records of William Engel's timberlands business and of the firm of Lowell & Engel.
Dates: 1902-1914; Majority of material found within 1904-1912

Oscar F. Fellows Papers

 Collection
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

Moses Giddings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0201
Abstract This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1848-1908

Frederic Henry Hedge Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0702-sc
Abstract The letters of a Unitarian clergyman, scholar, and Transcendentalist.
Dates: 1835-1872

Hill and McLaughlin Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0708-sc
Abstract Business records of a firm of merchants in the early 19th century.
Dates: 1816-1952; Majority of material found within 1816-1830

Joseph W. Humphrey Account Journals

 Collection
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

Jewish Experience of Bangor, Me.

 Collection
Identifier: MF202
Scope and Contents Norman Minsky, Leonard Minsky, and Jordan Alpert discuss the Alpert-Cohen and Epstein families and their experiences being Jewish in and before moving to Bangor, Me.
Dates: 2017

Little City Bangor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF211
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.
Dates: 1998

Madawaska Company Records

 Collection
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

William H. McCrillis Papers

 Collection
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

John Dana Payson Diaries

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1885-1910

Peirce Family Papers

 Collection
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

Penobscot Lumbering Association Records

 Collection
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

Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1974-1976

Penobscot River Commercial Fisheries Project/David Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: MF049
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.
Dates: 1974

Allen B. Pierce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0408
Abstract The collection contains papers reflecting Allen Pierce's service as master on various vessels, 1850-1881. A small group of personal papers is also included.
Dates: 1848-1884

Clarence C. Stetson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0481
Abstract Personal papers of Clarence C. Stetson who was born in Bangor, Maine, in 1884, the son of Edward and Edith Stetson.
Dates: 1909-1950; Majority of material found within 1920-1921

Stetson Family Papers

 Collection
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