Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.
A photograph of Frank Loring taken in 1898 in a room in Oak Hall, a dormitory at the University of Maine. Information found with the photograph indicates that it was probably taken by Percy L. Ricker, a member of the class of 1900 at the university, or by another unidentified student.
This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, student progress reports and early corporate records are also included.
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 correspondence of a Bowdoin College student in the late 1870s and early 1880s. The letters are from Fred LaForest Johnson's father, his young brother Harry, his cousin Carrie who lived in Northport, Maine, his aunt Amanda from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The bulk of the correspondence is from his sister Mae. Included also are a diary from 1877, 2 photographs of Fred, a short genealogy of the Johnson family, and other miscellaneous letters and papers.
Photographs of Ku Klux Klan activities and members in Maine, probably in the 1920s. One photograph is identified as being in Portland, Maine. A photocopy of an article entitled "Way Down East with the K.K.K." from Collier's, the National Weekly for Dec. 15, 1923, accompanies the photographs.
The collection consists primarily of photographs including studio portraits of Herbert L. Swett; photographs of Grant Mills, his office at the theater, and his home in Norwalk, Conn.; images of the theater building and grounds; and a few photographs of scenes from unidentified plays. The collection also contains abstracts for property titles for Lakewood, 1961; a map showing land of the Lakewood Golf Club, 1970; and a few newspaper clippings, and other ephemera.
Album containing photographs by an unidentified photographer of logging operations in various places in Maine. Images show logging roads and camps, Lombard log haulers, skidways, a tramway at Chamberlain Lake, Shin Pond, and Telos and Webster Dams. Also depicted are railroad stations, Mt. Katahdin, St. Croix Stream and views of the Eastern Manufacturing Company in South Brewer, Maine.
The bulk of the papers are family letters or materials concerning the Peirce timberlands. Included also are copies of Ada Peirce McCormick's magazine Letter, magazine articles and clippings, correspondence, genealogies, wills, diaries, and photographs.
A collection of town items such as ordinances, photos, and records from organizations in Orono, Maine. Includes historical as well as recent items, covering a broad range of topics.
A group of 19th century letters collected by Katerine C. Owen for publication in Dear Sue (1976) and Dear Capt. Fess (1977). Also included are other generalized and family documents, and the service records of Mrs. Owen's husband, Albert S. Owen, M.D.
The papers of Edmund Schildknecht, who was an artist and art teacher in Maine and Indiana, include clippings and articles about his art and shows of his art, also the locations and illustrations of his art works, and a manuscript autobiography. The collection also includes material pertaining to Ruth S. Schildknecht, Edmund's wife.
The collection contains copies of photographs of Penobscot Indian life taken in the field by Frank G. Speck around 1911, as well as copies of some photographs collected by him. Many pieces depicted now belong to the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. Heye sponsored some of Speck's work. The photographs depict individual Penobscot Indians as well as objects such as baskets, snowshoes, tools, clothing, etc.
Papers contain biographical material compiled by Stevens about her family including notes she wrote in 2002 about her great-grandmother Marie-Adelphine Salois and an essay on the family tree of her grandparents Otis Young and Vernie Durant. Also included are family photographs, correspondence to Harriet Price (the donor of the collection), from Darkmoon Cliffdweller about Stevens's life, and eulogies given at the time of her death in 2003.
Materials include budgets, plant lists, landscape drawings, and color photographs of landscape design projects by James E. Swasey, University of Maine Landscape Designer and Professor of Ornamental Horticulture.