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Westbrook (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book (1829-1855)

Identifier: SpC MS 1468-sc
Abstract An account book of an unidentified person, probably from Westbrook, Maine. The volume details purchases made and work done for and by various individuals. The transactions involve metals such as tin plate, clocks, hardware and general labor. The volume also includes entries outlining money borrowed and loaned.
Dates: 1829-1855

William Gowen Milk Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1286-sc
Abstract A volume used by William Gowen, a resident of Westbrook, Maine, to record names of customers in his milk business and the number of gallons of milk purchased on a daily basis.
Dates: undated

Willis H. Pearson Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1648-sc
Abstract Diaries kept by Pearson from Jan. 1, 1881 to Feb. 22, 1928, documenting his daily life and activities as well as outstanding happenings of the day. Brief notations from 1930 and 1972 are also included in the diaries. Collection also contains marriage certificate of Pearson and Emma C. Beale, 1906, plus plans for a grandfather's clock.
Dates: 1906-1972; Majority of material found within 1881-1928

Effie M. Pride Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 1123-sc
Abstract Correspondence addressed to Effie M. Pride, Duck Pond (now Westbrook), Maine, from friends and family. Most correspondents are identified only by first name and write from such places as South Portland, New Gloucester, Upper Gloucester, and North Falmouth, Maine, although letters from Norfolk, Mass. and Chicago are also included. The letters discuss personal matters, family visits, neighborhood activities, etc. A few documents belonging to other members of the Pride family are included in the...
Dates: 1886-1918

Thomas Westbrook Letter

Identifier: SpC MS 1513-sc
Abstract A letter written by Thomas Westbrook to his son-in-law Richard Waldron discussing an unidentified court case. The name Waldo is mentioned several times in the letter, presumably referring to Westbrook's business associate, Samuel Waldo.
Dates: March 6, 1737 (?)

Work Log (1848-1850)

Identifier: SpC MS 1323-sc
Abstract A volume maintained by an unidentified person in Westbrook, Maine, detailing days of work performed by various individuals and their pay. Only a few entries describe the kinds of work done, such as sawing wood, mending chains, repairing irons for wagons, etc.
Dates: undated