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Letters (Correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Carrie R. Dolloff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0856-sc
Abstract The papers of a school teacher and wife of a physician in Maine. Included is an outline of the life of Carrie E. (Rand) Dolloff from 1881 to 1909; a catalogue and circular of the Eastern State Normal School at Castine, Maine for the year ending June 4, 1901; war ration books for David E. Dolloff, Carrie R. Dolloff, and Annie T. Hurley living in Biddeford, Maine; gasoline ration books for Carrie R. Dolloff; a wallet for ration books; an application in 1942 by David E. Dolloff for fuel oil ration...
Dates: 1899-1944

Neal Dow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0893-sc
Abstract A collection of items relating to Neal Dow. Included are a manuscript signed by Neal Dow criticizing the 1846 anti-liquor law of Maine because of its lenient penalties; two letters signed by Neal Dow, one to Mr. Benton dated Feb. 25, 1868 in which he asks why Blaine voted against impeachment, and one to Mr. Roberts dated March 6, 1894 in which he relates his Civil War experience, his capture, and exchange for Fitz Hugh Lee; a photocopy of a letter to Mr. Fessenden dated March 28, 1864 in which...
Dates: 1851-1971

Normand Dubé Education Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Abstract The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.
Dates: 1951-1988

Charles J. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0150
Scope and Contents The collection covers his entire legal career, his term as Treasurer of the University of Maine, and his term as Maine Supreme Court Judge. Included are correspondence, letters, bills, and receipts. The legal papers include records of cases involving assaults, divorce, estates, collections, bankruptcies, and pensions. Also included are records of the University of Maine (1896-1936), the draft board (WWI), and the town of Orono (1833-1914).
Dates: 1833-1986

Dutton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0153
Scope and Contents Records, letters, and photos of an Ellsworth, Maine family, and of the Wheelock, Craig, and Briggs families of Augusta. Also included are sermons by Dutton family members.
Dates: 1840-1900

Samuel P. Dutton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1491-sc
Abstract Letter discussing the need for haulers of logs to settle amount of money due to them for log drives.
Dates: September 28, 1836

Emery and Kinney Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0940-sc
Abstract A collection relating to the Emery and Kinney families of Eastport, Maine.
Dates: 1864-2000

European and North American Railway Opening Ceremonies Collection

 Collection — Box 1223
Identifier: SpC MS 0375
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper clippings about the European and North American Railway and letters covering attendance at the opening ceremony. Photocopies of letters from Samuel L. Clemens, Joshua L. Chamberlain and Hamilton Fish are included.
Dates: 1864-1947

John Newcomer Feaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0174
Scope and Contents The papers of a minister in the Congregational Church. The bulk of the papers are copies of sermons. The rest of the materials are related to his ministry in Bangor, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Also included are photographs, a scrapbook, letters, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1934-1981

William Pitt Fessenden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1679-sc
Abstract Fessenden, in a letter to Edward H. Thomas, an attorney in Portland, Maine, discusses his vote to acquit Andrew Johnson at his impeachment trial.
Dates: May 21, 1868

Raymond Henry Fogler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0179
Abstract Raymond Henry Fogler was a businessman and alumnus of the University of Maine. The University's library was named in his honor in 1962, becoming the largest library in Maine and serving as a foundation for intellectual pursuits at the university. Included in the collection are letters, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia, spanning from his early life in South Hope, Maine, through his education, business career, and naval career, as well as personal photographs and mementos.
Dates: 1893-1993

Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0181
Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.
Dates: 1846-1940

Julianna FreeHand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0187
Abstract Diaries and letters of Sumner Drinkwater, a Maine sea captain and his wife, Alice Gray Drinkwater, 1870-1908. Consisting of some of the materials used by Julianna FreeHand in the writing of A Seafaring Legacy.
Dates: 1870-1908

Leonard G. Freeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0188
Scope and Contents The Freeman collection consists of personal papers mostly from the end of his life. Includes letters from his daughter, receipts and bills from his home, and papers dealing with his Civil War pension, and the reunions of the 14th Maine volunteers.
Dates: 1868-1930

William Pierce Frye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0838-sc
Abstract Letters and portraits of a U.S. Senator from Maine. Included are a letter dated April 8, 1872 in which William Pierce Frye wrote: "My brief experience here in Washington justifies the belief that promises are cheap and performance rare"; a letter to Betsey Jackson in Jay, Maine dated July 1, 1884 in which he discusses legislation to increase pensions by $4 per month; a letter to J.A. Pike of Androscoggin Pomona Grange, Auburn, Maine dated April 22, 1910 in which he discusses the repeal of the...
Dates: 1872-1911

Chas. C. Fuller Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0840-sc
Abstract Letters written by a Civil War soldier to his wife. Most of the letters were written by Charles C. Fuller to his wife Rachel A. Fuller between January 4, 1862 and Sept. 6, 1863. Two letters were written earlier in 1857. Included also are four letters from D.S. Fuller to Rachel written March 18, Aug. 23, Sept. 2, and Nov. 9, 1863; a letter to Aunt Rachel from Nell written Sept. 3, 1863; a letter to Rachel from her father Benjamin written March 3, 1869; and a letter to Rachel from her sister...
Dates: 1857-1873

Gardiner Lyceum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0843-sc
Abstract A collection of records concerning the Gardiner Lyceum in Gardiner, Maine. Included are correspondence sent to Ralph K. Jones, Librarian at the University of Maine, concerning his request for documents relating to the Gardiner Lyceum. Correstpondents include Samuel L. Boardman, George T. Little, Robert H. Gardiner, Moses Hale Douglass, and H.V. Partridge. Included also are notes on the Lyceum probably by Ralph K. Jones; a typescript of the Report of the Committee on Literary Institutions on the...
Dates: 1822-1922

James A. Garfield Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0749-sc
Abstract Three letters from James A. Garfield, Mentor, Ohio, to John P. Haire, Janesville, Wisconsin. The letters are dated May 14, 1877; June 22, 1880; and Nov. 6, 1880.
Dates: 1877-1880

Geo. Del Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0901-sc
Abstract The collection of an itinerant lecturer. Included are examples of calligraphy by Geo. Del Smith; an envelope in script addressed to Milford Baker in Bingham, Maine; a broadside advertising Smith's lectures and blackboard demonstrations on perspective vs. geometry; and three signed letters from Geo. Del Smith to Milford Baker, Bingham, Maine dated 1911 Jan. 20 and Feb. 1 and 1913 Feb. 16.
Dates: 1911-1913

Moses Giddings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0201
Abstract This small collection contains both business and personal papers of Moses Giddings of Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1848-1908

Augustus W. Gilman Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0203
Scope and Contents The papers include assessments and valuations for various towns, wildlands, rail roads, and industries from the 1870's to the 1890's. Included also are records of prison and jail inspections 1890 and 1896-1897 and letters from Gilman 1902-1903.
Dates: 1870-1932

Thomas M. Giveen Account Book and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0990-sc
Abstract An account book and loose letters and notes kept by a lawyer practicing in Brunswick, Maine in the late 19th century.
Dates: 1872-1893

John Edwards Godfrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0204
Abstract Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.
Dates: 1745-1965

Allen Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0205
Abstract Collection contains papers collected by Allen Goodwin including historical and genealogical information about his home town of Palermo, Maine, as well as surrounding towns such as Montville and Liberty.
Dates: 1768-1915

Mrs. William B. Gould Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1050-sc
Abstract Letters to a mother living in Readville, Massachusetts from her son at a military training camp in Portland, Maine during July 1927. The 10 letters describe daily life in the camp. Also included are 2 newspaper articles about the training camp.
Dates: July 1927

Mary Greenleaf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1570-sc
Abstract Letters, 1863, to Mary Greenleaf from a soldier in the 130th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment named George S. Erving or Ewing. Also a letter, July 2, 1864, from Augustus Vaughan written from a camp near Petersburg. Vaughan served in the 17th Maine Infantry and describes his service in a military hospital. Also contains a school register, 1863-1864, from Lexington, Maine, listing names of pupils, their ages, attendance, etc.
Dates: 1863-1864

Isabel W. Greenwood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0212
Scope and Contents Correspondence and pamphlets relating to women's suffrage movement in Maine and the U.S. Also includes copies of the newspapers "Women's Journal" and "Woman Citizen."
Dates: 1900-1920

Lenore Grunko Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0215
Scope and Contents A collection of letters to Lenore Grunko of Bangor, Maine received while she was a girl and a teenager. The letters were written in the 1960's.
Dates: 1960s

Rice W. Guptill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0714-sc
Abstract The papers of a justice of the peace and town clerk. Included are legal documents, receipts, and letters.
Dates: 1836-1876

Marsden Hartley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1460-sc
Abstract Photocopy of autographed letter from Marsden Hartley to Waldo Peirce; (no date or place). Letterhead: Hudson D. Walker, Paintings, Drawings, Etchings, Old and Modern; 38 East 57th Street, New York.
Dates: undated