Portland (Me.) -- History
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Atwoods & Company Records
C. A. Donnell Company Records
Collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1861-1896, and receipts for company purchases, 1846-1896.
George D. Chubbuck Daybook
A daybook kept by George D. Chubbock of Portland, Maine. The first page of the volume states "Geo. D. Chubbock commenced business at Kidder, March 1st, 1865." The volume records purchases made by customers presumably at a general store. Goods purchased include tea, cheese, gingham, locks, ribbon, soap, etc.
Clark United Methodist Church (Portland, Me.) Minutes
A volume containing minutes of meetings from 1932 to 1949 of the church school board, executive committee, vacation bible school, committee on religious education, etc. A list of guests at the homecoming of Sept. 27, 1987 is also included in the volume.
D. W. Clark Ice Co. Daybooks
Volumes list daily financial transactions with the company's customers but do not indicate the amount of ice sold to each customer.
Daybook of an unidentified optician in Portland, Maine, used to record orders of patients for eyeglasses, etc.
A daybook from an unidentified business, probably an ice dealer in Portland, Maine. The volume records names of customers and peddlers as well as amounts of money received from customers.
Harris Company Correspondence
Richard Eric Harvey Scrapbook
A scrapbook kept by Richard Harvey from 1937-1942. The volume contains family information, memorabilia, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc., documenting his school days in Portland, his college years, and his entry into the Naval Reserve in 1942.
Andrew Hawes Receipts
Receipts for goods purchased by Andrew Hawes. Hawes was a resident of Deering, a section of Portland, Maine. Represented are dealers in fancy goods, stationery, and groceries, as well as insurance agents, carpenters, booksellers, etc., all located in Portland. Also included in the collection are a few receipts for Martin Hawes dating from the 1840s.
Ledger of an unidentified business possibly in Portland, Maine. Customers include several wholesale and retail dry goods merchants and clothiers as well as booksellers and stationers, bakers, druggists, etc., most of them in Portland.
Carlton E. Littlefield Diaries
The collection contains seven diaries maintained by Littlefield in 1927 and 1933-1937 while living in Hampden and Portland, Maine, and in Boston. The volumes record his daily activities and pastimes as well as providing some details about mail shipped by railroad during the time period covered. An obituary for Littlefield is also included.