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Argyle (Me.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Argyle Boom 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

Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu

Abstract 0846 Bertha Price, interviewed by Jolene Walker, Alison Bishop, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, and Celeste Beaulieu for AY 125, October and December 1974, Argyle, Maine. Price talks about growing up on a farm at the turn of the 20th century; social customs; clothing; various aspects of farm life; outside of house; layout of rooms; furnishings; activities done in some rooms. Text: 19 pp. index; 29 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na0846_t0780_01, mfc_na0846_t0780_02, mfc_na0846_t0781_01,...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

Bussell Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0080

Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.

Dates: 1856-1912; Majority of material found within 1883-1904

NA 3746, text, Box 25 of 30, June 21, 1977-November 14, 1978

 Item — Text NA 3746

Series VI. Box 25. Home Papers. Ernest Kennedy Research. Includes NAFOH Accession NA1114, transcripts and summary documents. Text: typed and handwritten, 605 pp. Date: June 21, 1977-November 14, 1978. NA3746_MF027_Ives_Collection_Box25of30_Series_VI_Home_Papers_Ernest_Kennedy_Research

Dates: June 21, 1977-November 14, 1978

Penobscot Lumbering Association Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0398

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