Lumbering -- Maine -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SpC MS 1314-sc
Abstract The collection consist of typescripts of excerpts taken from various books and newspapers covering the history of Bangor, Old Town and Orono, Maine, as well as lumbering in Maine and the Penobscot Boom on the Penobscot River. Information on John Marsh and Marsh Island in Orono and railroads in Bangor and Old Town is also included. A letter from Cunningham to Marion Buzzell written in 1965 and discussing John Marsh as well as copies of photographs of an airplane flight taken by Cunningham in...
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a series of interviews with Ralph Thornton who discusses the local history of Topsfield, woods work and river work, songs, and stories.
Identifier: UA RG 0011-047
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by educator and historian David C. Smith. Smith was a widely recognized historian and lectured nationally and internationally on such topics as history, political science, climatology, agriculture, paper industry, literature, and popular culture. The records cover Smith's academic career at the University of Maine, but also his political work and time serving on numerous professional and community groups. The...
Dates: 1833-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1996