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Authors, American -- Maine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.
Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

Ronald F. Banks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0035
Abstract The papers record the literary work of Ronald F. Banks. They contain correspondence, notes, typescripts, and galley and printers proofs as well as copies of his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Maine and research materials for his unfinished book on federal Indian policy.
Dates: circa 1970

Stanley Foss Bartlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0039
Abstract The collection includes scrapbooks and papers relating to Stanley Foss Bartlett and his poetry.
Dates: 1889-1978; Majority of material found within 1925-1938

Mary Ellen Chase Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0096
Abstract The letters of Mary Ellen Chase to Dr. Hugh Stalker, some writing, notebooks, portraits, and clippings.
Dates: 1900-1973

Solon Chase Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0861-sc
Abstract Papers of a newspaperman, school master, politician, and member of the Greenback Party in Maine. Included are a handwritten autobiography, a typescript copy, and handwritten articles by Solon Chase debunking the Church, on the conduct of life, on his candidacy for the governorship, on the decoration at the Grange Hall, and on fruit and potato farms. Included also are typescript copies of those handwritten articles. Included also is a handwritten speech to the Chase-Coll Family Association,...
Dates: 1887-1963; Majority of material found within ( 1887-1931)

Virginia Chase Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0871-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine writer and teacher. Included are a typescript draft of her novel One crow, two crow; a short biography and bibliography; a program of a celebration honoring Virginia Chase Perkins held at Hartford College for Women on May 4, 1971; and newspaper clippings of reviews and advertisements for her books The American house, Discovery, The end of the week, and One crow, two crow.
Dates: 1948-1972

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0102
Abstract Contains notebooks and diaries of Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth, a noted poet and author of children's books.
Dates: 1930-1968

Robert Peter Tristram Coffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0845-sc
Abstract The collection of a Maine author. Included are an autographed letter to his Cousin Georgie dated January 30, 1935 and a photocopy; four autographed letters to Arthur F. Winslow of the Poetry Club of Hartford, Conn. dated August 8, August 14, and September 10, 1935, and February 10, 1936 concerning an engagement to speak to the club; and an autographed letter to Fred dated November 2, 1949 discussing his writing style. Included also is a newspaper clipping of a review of "Strange Holiness" by...
Dates: 1935-1949

Colwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1727
Scope and Contents

Family papers, calendars, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, photographs, and clippings of Maine author Miriam Colwell and her partner, the artist Chenoweth Hall. Cole family papers include business records of the Deasy and Handy Country Store, several Cole family businesses, journals, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information for the community of Prospect Harbor.

Dates: 1817-2012

Olive E. Dana Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0123
Scope and Contents The papers of Olive E. Dana consist of correspondence, poems, accounts, receipts, book reviews, short stories, clippings of articles written for magazines, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1877-1969

Holman Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0862-sc
Abstract Papers of a Maine author. The papers include a typescript of a poem titled He holds the hand of Sybil Howe and signed "H.F.D., Legislature 1899," a signed letter by Holman Day dated May 29 referring to a ballad he had sent for possible publication in the Thanksgiving issue, and a typescript draft of his novel When Egypt went broke. Also included is a packing slip from The Bucklins Books in Ipswich, Massachusetts dated July 22, 1970.
Dates: 1899-1970

John Franklin Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Abstract The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.
Dates: 1908-1974

Dictionary of Maine Place-Names Final Draft

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0836-sc
Abstract Final typescript draft of The dictionary of Maine place-names, by Phillip R. Rutherford. Includes editor's corrections.
Dates: 1970

Lew Dietz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0134
Abstract Typescripts with corrections of Dietz's books, The Allagash (1968), The Running Man, A Touch of the Wilderness (1970), and The Year of the Big Cat (1970).
Dates: 1950-1976

Robert O. E. Elliot Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0164
Abstract Papers of an outdoorsman, journalist, writer, and photographer who spent much of his life in Maine. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of articles, and copies of published articles that document Robert Elliot's long career as a writer and photographer.
Dates: 1926-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Bill Geagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0197
Abstract The collection contains personal papers of Bill Geagan, an author, columnist, illustrator and naturalist from Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1953-1974; Majority of material found within 1950s

Edward M. Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0252
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward M. Holmes provide a record of his literary career. They include drafts of his writings, a diary from 1965, and a copy of his doctoral thesis.
Dates: 1955-1980

Ethel McLean Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0772-sc
Abstract The papers of a political activist, public servant, and poet from Maine. The 2 microfilm reels (located in the Microforms Department in the Fogler Library - call number Microfilm J631) include the papers which were deposited in the Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass. They are largely concerned with labor conditions and laws pertaining to women and children in Massachusetts. Included in the folder in the Special Collections Department are correspondence, biographical material of Ethel...
Dates: 1905-1972

Richard O'Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0371
Scope and Contents The papers provide a record of Richard O'Connor's literary career. They include book length manuscripts, outlines for works, essays, and correspondence with publishers including Doubleday and Company, Little, Brown and Company, McGraw Hill Book Company, G.P. Putnam's Sons, and Viking Press.
Dates: undated

Sanford Phippen Literary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0406
Abstract Papers of a Maine author, poet, and high school teacher and alumnus of the University of Maine. Includes papers concerning his publications High clouds soaring, Storms driving low: the letters of Ruth Moore, The police know everything, and Kitchen boy. Also includes writings of Orono High School students and writings of and about other Maine authors
Dates: 1954-

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Professor Fife (Hilda) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-018
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by University of Maine Professor Hilda Fife, but there are also some photographic material and a wooden map of Henry David Thoreau's travels in Maine. The record series Academic Papers contains copies of both Fife’s masters and doctoral thesis, articles by Thesis, course outlines, a display kit, and biographies. The record series Reference Material contains copies various publications and books,...
Dates: 1933-1972; Majority of material found within 1958-1968

Faculty Records (University of Maine). Professor Holmes (Edward M.) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-001
Scope and Contents This records group mostly consists of annotated manuscripts (including published and unpublished) of short fictional stories written by Maine author and University of Maine english professor Edward "Ted" M. Holmes. A number of the short stories featured are also compiled in the various manuscripts of “Islands In My Life”. There are also notes and letters regarding some of the manuscripts including from publishers. For some of the stories there are clippings of the published version of the...
Dates: 1954-1997; Majority of material found within 1952-1989

Ida Sedgwick Proper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0794-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine author. Included are correspondence with her publishers about her books about Monhegan Island and about William Shakespeare, reviews of the books, photographs, photostat negatives, lithographs, picture postcards, correspondence about a course she took at Columbia University in 1915, a signed oath when she became a registrar for the town of Monhegan, a list of passengers on a voyage to Puerto Rico in 1922, and a vita. Included also is a short biography of Ida Proper by...
Dates: 1915-1955

Kenneth Lewis Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0803-sc
Abstract Papers of an historical novelist from Maine. Included are 4 signed typescript letters and one signed handwritten letter. The letters date from 1935 to 1951. One letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated January 29, 1935 relating to the sale of the Arnold journal and Maine's preservation of historic items. The second letter is to Mr. Bosworth dated February 20, 1935 and relates to Frank Deering, a collector in Maine. The third letter to the Salem Marine Society in Salem, Massachusetts dated March 1, 1942...
Dates: 1935-1955

Rolla Floyd Letters from Palestine

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0178
Scope and Contents Letters written by Rolla Floyd while he was a tourist agent in Jaffa, Palestine. Letters are dated 1870-1912.
Dates: 1870-1912

Ellen Wight Shields Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0464
Abstract The collection contains Shields' diaries from 1955-1972, a small amount of personal correspondence and personal financial information. It also includes many poems and songs written by Ellen Shields.
Dates: 1950-1972

Small Potatoes Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0809-sc
Abstract The typescript of a novel by an artist, architect and activist in Maine. The typescript contains the author's pencil notations for editing and seems to be incomplete.
Dates: [undated]

Marion Whitney Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0870-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine author. Included are photocopies of her stories and poems written when she was a student at the Prince School in Boston, newspaper clippings of reviews of her books, issues of The Millinocket Journal (1953, 1956, 1962 and 1963) containing articles by her and reviews of her books, the summer 1953 issue of The pine cone: a panorama of Maine with a review of her book Katahdin fantasies, 3 photographs of her, newspaper clippings of stories about her, and issues of the Katahdin...
Dates: 1953-1975

Smith's Magazine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0471
Scope and Contents Monthly magazine. Includes stories by Holman Day, Ben Ames Williams, Fannie Hurst, Mary Roberts Rinehart. Some issues lacking.
Dates: 1905-1922

Dorothy Clarke Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0834-sc
Abstract A collection of material by and about a former student collected by her high school English teacher. Included are original compositions by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, letters from her, yearly holiday letters by Elwin and Dorothy Clarke Wilson, letters by Elwin Wilson about his wife's travels, reviews of her books, and newspaper clippings about her and her travels.
Dates: 1920-1977