Bangor (Me.) -- History
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Articles of agreement between master and seamen showing time and place of entry, names, stations, wages, time of service, etc., of captain and crew.
Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings, 1936-1940, about the Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club of Bangor, Maine. Most clippings are from the Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Daily Commercial.
Documents prepared in 1981 by John E. Baldacci for an unidentified person discussing whether the Bangor Dam at Treat Falls in Bangor, Maine, should be disassembled or developed. The site was being considered for purchase at the time by the Swift River Company, located in Hamilton, Mass. Materials include an outline of the issues prepared by Baldacci, copies of reports and laws governing the dam, maps of the site, etc.
Descriptive and historical materials about Bangor, Maine. Included are a copy of the 1931 city charter, information about revitalization and historic preservation of the downtown area, a pamphlet about Eleanor Roosevelt's visit in 1941, yearbooks of the Norumbega Club from 1900 to 1971 (1944-1945, 1951-1960 lacking), historical material about St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor, pamphlets describing walking tours, postcards, and photographs.
Warrant of Tho. Bradbury, town clerk, notifying William Boyd and Isaac Hatch ("two disinterested & judicious persons both of the Town of Bangor") that they were appointed and empowered to determine the price of a stray heifer. Includes separate note that they personally appeared before the town clerk and took an oath to faithfully apprise the heifer. Includes note signed by Wilm Boyd and Isaac Hatch that they judged the heifer to be worth twelve dollars.
Invoices, orders, receipts, etc. received by the company or its owner for goods supplied or stoneware ordered. The collection also contains a few invoices, 1872-1877, to C.H. and R.W. Sawyer from various businesses in Bangor. Goods supplied include nails, powder, padlocks, meal, lard, etc.
The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.
Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.
Bangor Street Railways (Bangor, Me.), 1889-1945 : compiled by Charles D. Heseltine and Louise M. Prince
The collection consists of two photographs of Main Street in Bangor, Maine, taken from the same vantage point about 100 years apart. The approximate time periods of the photos are 1902 and 2002 respectively. The artist is Cindy McIntyre.
A ledger of a coal company located in Bangor, Maine. The volume contains financial information about the company such as costs for labor, insurance, furniture and fixtures, etc., as well as a record of customers.
A daily diary begun when Sylvester was ten years old. The volume records his daily activities, the weather each day, and his school and work life.
The research papers contain materials collected by James Vickery concerning Maine and Bangor, Maine history including biographies and family information. Types of materials include research notes and photocopies of clippings, reprints, business and municipal records, and reports.
A scrapbook belonging to Albert C. Wiggin of Bangor, Maine, containing newspaper clippings mostly from the Bangor Daily Commercial, 1880-1883, on a wide variety of subjects.