Lumbering -- Maine
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
2873 Alonzo Keaton, Sr. and Edith (Jandreau) Keaton, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison, circa 1971-1972. The Keatons, of Caribou, Maine, discuss life in a lumber camp; the ferry across the St. John River; the establishment of a customs office; lumbering; Christmas in the woods; log drives; an alcohol plant in Caribou; hunting; and the Realty mill. Text: 1 pp. brief index. Recording: mfc_na2873_c0084_01, mfc_na2873_c0084_02 53 minutes
The collection contains the business records and personal papers of members of the Ames family of Machias, Maine. It centers on papers of John K. Ames and his sons, Frank and Alfred Ames and also has records of S.W. Pope and Company and the Machias Lumber Company.
An account book of a lumbering firm with mills along the Penobscot River.
Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.
Consist primarily of business records of the brothers Eben S. Coe and Thomas Upham Coe, with a few papers of Thomas's wife, Sada L. Coe.
A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.
Collection consists of fourteen interviews with employees of the Deering Lumber Company.
A series of interviews conducted by John T. Meader with and about his grandfather, Dell Turner. Topics covered in the interviews include Dell's life, woods cooking, lumber camps, farming, and fishing stories.
An account of an 18th century mill in the area of Baileysville, Maine for work, goods, and services performed by James Dyer.
This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
Business records of a sawmill located near Whiting, Maine, along with information about the history of the mill, area homesteads, and the logging industry in Washington County, Maine
The collection consists of diaries kept by Richard V. Hayden from 1821 through 1867. The diaries give very detailed information about Hayden's daily life, including the weather, his varied work activities, and local and national events.
Business records of a manufacturer of lumber and cooperage in East Limington, Maine. Included are 4 account books and approximately 40 bills and letters.
Day books of a general store in Bonny Eagle, Maine, and in Hollis, Maine, showing accounts receivable and accounts payable from Aug. 25, 1927-Aug. 22, 1828 and from Sept. 25, 1824-Aug. 1841.
0122 Leighton Jackson, George Erswell Sr., and George Erswell Jr., interviewed by Elizabeth Erswell for CP 180, fall 1964, Brunswick, Maine. Jackson and the Erswells talk about tall tales; jokes; stories about hunting, fishing, and working in the lumber woods. Text: 11 pp. catalog. Recording: T 0227, PM 0022 1 hour
Interviews that focus on lumbering, woods work, and river drives that are not associated with specific projects.
A collection of 73 separate accessions containing interviews with Mainers on a wide range of topics relating to life and work in the state of Maine, conducted 1972-1983 by Lynn Franklin, a journalist who specialized in cultural stories, occupational lore, life histories, and human interest stories. Of special interest are Franklin's interviews relating to lobstering, woods work, guides and canoe building, boats and boat building, and rural education.
The collection contains business records of the Martinon Lumber Company from 1916 to 1926.
The William McCrillis papers deal primarily with his activities as an owner of large amounts of timberland in northern Maine. The collection also includes materials of his sister, Harriet Griswold and of members of her family.
Financial records of Oliver Moulton's sawmills in the area of Pittston, Maine.
Collection of photographs depicting woods work and woods life in the region of Allagash and Saint John, Maine, between 1900 and 1930.
Papers of several generations of the Peirce family of Bangor, Maine centered on materials of Waldo Treat Peirce and his son, Mellen Chamberlain Peirce. Also included are papers of Mellen Peirce's father-in-law, William B. Hayford.
The Penobscot Lumbering Association records consist primarily of legal, financial, and lumbering records maintained by the Association from the time of its incorporation in 1854 through the early 20th century. The collection is arranged in seven series: Organization and Administration, Financial, Purchasing, Labor, Lumbering Operations, Miscellaneous, and Ancillary Companies.
The collection includes bills and receipts from 1849-1871 of both Albert Shaw & Co. and Daniel Shaw & Co. Some are for operations on the Roach River in 1853-1854 and 1855-1857. The collection also contains incoming business correspondence to Milton G. Shaw from 1854-1857 and bills, etc. to the estate of Albert Shaw, 1868-1870.
The Stetson family papers consist primarily of the business and personal papers of George Stetson, his sons Edward and Isaiah Kidder, and Isaiah's son Irving G. Stetson. They reflect the involvement of the Stetsons in the lumbering, slate mining, ice harvesting, and banking businesses in Bangor, Maine, the northern woods of Maine, and in New Brunswick.