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Family histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: This heading is used as a genre/form heading for narrative studies of families and the tracing of their lineages and histories. Lineages of people, or purebred animals in tabular or diagrammatic form are entered under Genealogical tables.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Roger Lincoln Deering Papers

 Collection — Box 505
Identifier: SpC MS 0133
Scope and Contents Family records, papers relating to art activities, and scrapbooks of Roger Deering's art career. Also includes records of the Deering Ice Company.
Dates: 1900-1976

George F. Dow Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0146
Abstract Records (photocopies) compiled and used by Dow in his research on the history and families of Nobleboro, Me.
Dates: 1854-1979

Florence Ireland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF126
Scope and Contents This is a collection of ten interviews conducted by Florence Ireland on a variety of topics including family history, farming, folksongs, woods work, International Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies), and the H. P. Clearwater Medicine Co.
Dates: 1970-1973

Allen Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0205
Abstract Collection contains papers collected by Allen Goodwin including historical and genealogical information about his home town of Palermo, Maine, as well as surrounding towns such as Montville and Liberty.
Dates: 1768-1915

Greenwood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1744
Scope and Contents Papers, 1773-1973, of the Greenwood family. Most of the family lived in Farmington, Maine or its environs and the majority of the papers originate from their businesses and interests in the area. The earliest papers are from Joseph Greenwood of Dublin, NH. Joespeh was a leading citizen of Dublin, serving as Selectman, Treasurer, Town Clerk, schoolmaster, Justice of the Peace, and Representative to the First Provincial Congress of...
Dates: 1773-1973

Kilby Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0276
Scope and Contents Records of a Dennysville, Maine family and allied families. Includes letters, deeds, family histories, and town records of Dennysville.
Dates: 1800-1950

Nettie Gove Nicholson Genealogical Papers

 Collection — Box 421
Identifier: SpC MS 0364
Scope and Contents Collection of notes, correspondence, and other materials used in compiling the genealogy authored by Nettie Gove Nicholson. The genealogy includes many Maine and New England families.
Dates: undated

Nobleboro, Maine Town Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0365
Scope and Contents Records (photocopies) compiled by George F. Dow for his research on Nobleboro, Maine. Includes town records, church records, diaries, and information on some Nobleboro families.
Dates: 1793-1915

Katherine Chase Owen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0379
Scope and Contents A group of 19th century letters collected by Katerine C. Owen for publication in Dear Sue (1976) and Dear Capt. Fess (1977). Also included are other generalized and family documents, and the service records of Mrs. Owen's husband, Albert S. Owen, M.D.
Dates: 1850-1885

Payson-Fogler Family Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0391
Scope and Contents Documents are primarily concerned with the annual reunion of the Payson-Vogler (Fogler) families. Materials include letters and accounts of reunions.
Dates: 1865-2003

Perkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0401
Abstract The collection contains notes and information on the Perkins family gathered and compiled from around 1911 to 1913 by Enoch Perkins of Malden, Massachusetts. Also included are letters to various generations of the family written between 1772 and 1885 as well as legal documents, wills, deeds, receipts and other family papers dating from 1700 to 1901.
Dates: 1700-1945

Faculty Records (University of Maine). Professor Highlands (Matthew E.) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-003
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by University of Maine Professor Matthew E. Highlands, but there are also photographs of his family, time in the U.S. Army, and of his mentor Samuel Cate Prescott. The record series Academic & Family Records contains material related to Highlands’ academic career at the University of Maine (both as a student and professor) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts,...
Dates: 1800s?-2003; Majority of material found within 1942-1970

Remick Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0430
Abstract Remick family papers include items that date to the late 17th century. Most of the papers concern Oliver P. Remick and his service in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, forerunner of the U.S. Coast Guard, from 1876-1895. Included are some earlier and later family materials, and historical Revenue Cutter Service materials. Also contains unpublished manuscripts of Martha Remick.
Dates: 1686-1945

Jasper Jacob Stahl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0478
Abstract Papers of a historian of Waldoboro, Maine including correspondence, research notes, and clippings relating to Stahl's history of Waldoboro and to Germans in Maine.
Dates: 1886-1970