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Brewer (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Edna K. Barbour War Ration Books

Identifier: SpC MS 1292-sc

War ration books no. 2, 3 and 4 used by Edna K. Barbour of Brewer, Maine.

Dates: circa 1939-circa 1945

Unpublished manuscripts of John E. Cayford

Identifier: SpC MS 1803-sc
Scope and Contents

Unpublished works by John E. Cayford. Includes a manuscript of "The Ill-Fated Penobscot Expedition and Naval Engagement" (1966), a draft of "Maine Firsts," a talk to new diving students, and a "History of the Brewer Public Library" (1975).

Dates: 1966-1975

Chamberlain Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0093

Contains papers of various members of the Chamberlain family of Brewer, Maine, including those of Joshua Chamberlain, Jr., his wife Sarah Brastow Chamberlain, and their children Joshua L., Horace B., Sarah B., John Calhoun, and Thomas Davee Chamberlain. Papers of members of the Farrington family are also included.

Dates: 1821-1958

Jean Horne, interviewed by Grace Gregor

Abstract 1096 Jean Horne, interviewed by Grace Gregor, November 1, 1976, Orono, Maine. Horne talks about her life in the 1930s and 1940s in Brewer, Maine; radio during her childhood; her contributions to the war effort, fashions of her teenage years (1940s); shock of the attack on Pearl Harbor; patriotism involved in relationships with servicemen; the movie Gone with the Wind as a big event; witnessing the Brady Gang being shot in Bangor; and post-war spending. Text: 20 pp. incomplete transcript,...
Dates: 1974-1980

Wyman P. Gerry Photograph Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0199
Scope and Contents

This photograph collection contains a number of glass negatives of photographs of Brewer, Maine around the turn of the century. Also present are a few later photographs taken in the 1950's.

Dates: circa 1900-circa 1950