Lumbering -- Maine
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Alonzo Keaton, Sr. and Edith (Jandreau) Keaton, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison
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
Ames Family Papers
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.
Blunt and Hinman Account Book
An account book of a lumbering firm with mills along the Penobscot River.
Bussell Family Papers
Papers and business records of Alfred W. Bussell of Argyle, Maine and John B. Bussell of Old Town, Maine.
Coe Family Papers
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.
Irving Conner Papers
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.
Deering Lumber Company Project
Collection consists of fourteen interviews with employees of the Deering Lumber Company.
Dell Turner/John T. Meader Collection
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.
Dennysville, Maine Sawmill Records
Eli Sprague, Titcomb Bailey & Company Account for James Dyer
An account of an 18th century mill in the area of Baileysville, Maine for work, goods, and services performed by James Dyer.
Moses Giddings Papers
This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
Halls Mills Lumber Company Records
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
Richard Vose Hayden Papers
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.
J. F. & A. H. Chase Records
Business records of a manufacturer of lumber and cooperage in East Limington, Maine. Included are 4 account books and approximately 40 bills and letters.
Lane and Usher Records
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.
Leighton Jackson, George Erswell Sr., and George Erswell Jr., interviewed by Elisabeth Erswell
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
Lumberman's Life Series
Interviews that focus on lumbering, woods work, and river drives that are not associated with specific projects.
Lynn Franklin Collection
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.
Martinon Lumber Company Records
The collection contains business records of the Martinon Lumber Company from 1916 to 1926.
William H. McCrillis Papers
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.
Oliver Moulton Papers
Financial records of Oliver Moulton's sawmills in the area of Pittston, Maine.
Norman Soucie Photograph Collection
Collection of photographs depicting woods work and woods life in the region of Allagash and Saint John, Maine, between 1900 and 1930.
Peirce Family Papers
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.
Penobscot Chemical Fibre Company Records
Penobscot Development Company and Penobscot Development Limited Records
Penobscot Lumbering Association Records
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.
Shaw Family Business Records
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.
Stetson Family Papers
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.