Orono (Me.) -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
University of Maine Centennial Celebration Records
Correspondence, clippings, brochures, and documents created in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the University of Maine in 1965.
Vernon A. Cunningham Papers
Daughters of the American Revolution, Esther Eayres Chapter Records
Collection contains records of the Orono chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A few publications of the Maine state and national organizations are also found in the collection.
Daybook of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, probably a general store. The entries list daily purchases of customers and the amount paid for each item. Purchases include coffee, tobacco, sugar, hair tonic, currants, etc.
Dickens Fellowship Charter, Old Town, Maine
Charter of the Old Town and Orono, Maine, chapter of the Dickens Fellowship, an association founded in 1902 for people who share an interest in the life and works of Charles Dickens.
Chester Hamlin Goldsmith Scrapbook
A scrapbook compiled by Goldsmith while a student at the University of Maine. It includes signatures and comments of class members as well as programs, photographs and memorabilia of campus activities and fraternity life. Items of interest within the scrapbook include photographs of the Sigma Chi house on the campus as well as photos and postcards of scenes in Orono and Old Town, Maine.
Asa Green Daybooks
Daybooks of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, possibly a general store, listing names of customers, their purchases and prices paid. Items purchased include shoes, pork, coffee, nails, calico, etc.
Hewes Family Papers
Materials in the collection include many family letters, the diaries of two members of the family, and a few documents related to the attendance of Benjamin W. Hewes at Bowdoin College.
Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers
Materials in the collection generally include newspaper clippings, original records and copies of original records, and notes from various sources. Genealogies also include Barbara Dunn Hitchner correspondence.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Orono Lodge No. 18 (Orono, Me.) Constitution
Volume includes a printed copy of the constitution, bylaws and rules of the organization pasted onto the first few pages followed by a list of members, 1844-1852. The list includes information about each member's residence, occupation, date of initiation and age.
Lois LaBeau Papers
Lecture on Colburn Family
Text of a lecture delivered by Sally Cope Jacobs on March 16, 2006, as part of the celebration of the bicentennial of Orono, Maine. Includes illustrations that accompanied the lecture and a CD-ROM of the text and illustrations.
Maude MacKenzie Papers
The collection contains the personal papers of Maude Yeaton MacKenzie and includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and memorabilia. The materials contain information about her family; the town of Farmington, Maine; and her activities in the many clubs of which she was a member.
Orono, Maine Town Records
A collection of town items such as ordinances, photos, and records from organizations in Orono, Maine. Includes historical as well as recent items, covering a broad range of topics.
Sanford Phippen Literary Papers
Papers of a Maine author, poet, and high school teacher and alumnus of the University of Maine. Includes papers concerning his publications High clouds soaring, Storms driving low: the letters of Ruth Moore, The police know everything, and Kitchen boy. Also includes writings of Orono High School students and writings of and about other Maine authors
Woman's Club of Orono Records
The collection consists of the records of the Woman's Club of Orono from the founding of the Club. Many prominent Orono families are represented in the membership.