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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:

Office Of The President. Presidential Committees. Rudy Vallee Tribute Committee (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0003-006-002
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine's Rudy Vallee Tribute Committee, but there are also photographs. Includes: Committee meeting minutes and correspondence regarding the organization of the tribute and communications with the Vallee family, draft tribute programs, biographical profiles of Vallee, press releases regarding the tribute and Vallee in general, posters and invitations for the tribute, and photographs from the event. Files of David C....
Dates: 1987-1989

Weld F. Sargent Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1542-sc
Abstract Letter written by Weld Sargent informing Mrs. Fogler of the death of her husband George P. Fogler on July 2, 1863 in the Battle of Gettysburg. Accompanied by letter written Sept. 26, 1964, from the donor giving biographical information about Sargent and Fogler.
Dates: July 6, 1863

C. H. Sawyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1019-sc
Abstract Papers of a manager of a paper company and a superintendent of a telegraph company in Bangor, Maine.
Dates: 1876-1944; 1901 (bulk)

Edmund G. Schildknecht Personal and Artistic Papers

 Collection — Box 83
Identifier: SpC MS 0451
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1920-1970

Wendell Shaw Collection on Walter Arnold

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1776
Scope and Contents This collection includes many letters written between Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold (SpC MS 0023). Also included are a few newspaper clippings from the 1850s through the 1960s. There are some articles included written about Walter Arnold ranging from 1976 through 1981. Trapping and hunting books, military history pamphlets and animal magazines that belonged to Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold are in the collection. Some of Walter Arnold's belongings including one of his books "Arnold's...
Dates: 1800-1981

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

Walter Brown Smith Journals

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0470
Abstract Collection of personal journals of one of the founders and first curator of the Abbe Museum at Acadia National park. Materials are related to geology and archaeology and include some correspondence, original illustrations of Native American artifacts, books, and pamphlets used by Walter B. Smith. Archaeological journals have been transcribed and indexed.
Dates: 1878-1929

Spinney Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1049-sc
Abstract Letters collected by the Spinney family of Kittery Depot, Maine in the late 19th century. There are 16 letters, most of them sent to Alice Spinney. Five of them are from her cousin Addie Hale; the others are from S.G. Smith, Mary Cate, her friend Lydia Shaw, her niece Elsie R. Francis, and her nephew Woodbury. Three of the letters are to Ephraim: two of them from M.P.L. and one from W.A. Wallace. There is one letter from Woodbury to his mother and one letter from C.M. Gignoux to D.B. Cook.
Dates: November 15, 1862-May 21, 1893

Spratt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0476
Abstract The collection contains correspondence of Fred E. Spratt and Chessman Chadwick Spratt, two brothers born in Palermo, Maine. Most of the letters were written by Fred to Chessman and reflect his life on the family farm. They include comments on agriculture, crops, planting, and prices, general comments on the weather and its effects on crops, as well as family and local news. The collection also contains letters to various other Spratt family members, some unidentified family photographs, and...
Dates: 1880-1969; Majority of material found within 1880-1920

Jasper Jacob Stahl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0478
Abstract Papers of a historian of Waldoboro, Maine including correspondence, research notes, and clippings relating to Stahl's history of Waldoboro and to Germans in Maine.
Dates: 1886-1970

Charles Stetson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0733-sc
Abstract Letters of a U.S. Congressman from Maine.
Dates: 1849-1850

Students/Alumni Records (University Of Maine). Fogg (Harry) Papers

 File
Identifier: UA RG 0010-041
Content Description Facsimiles of a scanned letter from UMaine student Harry Fogg to his mother Jessie M. Fogg in 1911 and a check to Theta Epsilon. The letter describes Fogg's initiation into Theta Epsilon.
Dates: 1911-1912 & 2012

Sweetser Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0486
Abstract The papers consist of letters, diaries, photographs, and memo books of the Sweetser family from Cumberland Center, Maine.
Dates: 1895-1910

Paul E. Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0489
Abstract The collection consists of printed documents and manuscript material collected by Paul E. Taylor; it reflects his wide-ranging interests. The collection is arranged in two series. Series I, Printed Material, includes books, pamphlets, catalogs, advertisements, etc.; Series II, Manuscript Material, contains original documents including diaries, letters, logbooks of vessels, scrapbooks, family papers, etc. The published items are mostly concerned with the history of Maine, New England and New...
Dates: 1750-1953

Benjamin Franklin Tefft Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0883-sc
Abstract The papers of a Methodist clergyman, teacher, and diplomat. Included are letters received by Dr. Tefft relating to education, Republican Party matters, and religious and diplomatic subjects relating chiefly to Sweden. Correspondents include Joshua Chamberlain, Hannibal Hamlin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lot Morrill, Enoch Pond, Israel Washburn, Jr., and F. W. Seward.
Dates: 1836-1882

Colonel James Thomas Account Book and Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0906-sc
Abstract An account book for the years 1828 to 1844. The account book lists credits and debits. The handwritten letter is from James Thomas, to Wm. T. Barry, Postmaster General, Washington, Jan. 5, 1830.
Dates: 1828-1833

Henry Goddard Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0876-sc
Abstract The collection includes the journals of a college student. The diaries cover the years 1855 to 1860 and record his life and impressions just before he entered the military service. They provide insight into the character of both Thomas and his home city, Portland, Maine. Included also are typed transcripts of the journals and a biographical sketch by Eric S. Flower, August 22, 1974. Included also is a certificate of admission to Bowdoin College as a probationary student signed by Leonardus Wood...
Dates: 1855-1974; Majority of material found within ( 1855-1865)

Toothaker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0969-sc
Abstract The papers, mostly correspondence, of a family living in Phillips, Maine.
Dates: 1908-1947

Harry T. Treworgy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0508
Scope and Contents The papers of Harry T. Treworgy include advertisements from his establishments and items from his service to the state of Maine. Included in this are correspondence, petitions, and reports. There are a few photographic prints.
Dates: 1940-1976

David Howard Tribou Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0760-sc
Abstract A collection of materials by and about one of the outstanding figures of New England Methodism and a chaplain in the United States Navy. Included are a historical address delivered at Machias in 1922, a historical address delivered at Bucksport in 1913, "Derelicts" printed in the Naval Home Calendar in 1920, a sermon titled The World's redeemer: the perfect man, letters to Alfred and Ellen Hempstead from David Howard Tribou, an obituary taken from the Zion's Herald of June 7, 1922, lines on...
Dates: 1922-1943

Jabez True Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0734-sc
Abstract Letters to Jabez True from numerous correspondents including Hannibal Hamlin.
Dates: 1837-1860

William T. Vasquez Military Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0600
Scope and Contents The military papers pertain to Vasquez's career in the regular Army from 1946 to 1948. He was assigned to the occupation of Korea following World War II. The collection includes letters, military documents, and photographs of Korea.
Dates: 1946-1948

James B. Vickery Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0602
Abstract The Vickery manuscript collection contains a wide range of material related to Maine history, Maine families, Maine towns, and the Civil War, as well as a lot of general Maine material and some general interest material. The most prominent subjects include: Bangor, ME; Joshua L. Chamberlain; Civil War (mostly letters, organized by family name). Types of material include: correspondence; deeds; diaries; Maine families (history, genealogy,and letters); letters; Maine; marriage records;...
Dates: circa 1711-circa 1997; Majority of material found within 1800-1899

Walton-Shepard-Parker-Hahn Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0613
Scope and Contents Collection of letters, receipts, diaries, deeds, and other genealogical materials relating to the Walton, Shepard, Parker, and Hahn families of Belfast, Maine. Primary persons include W. H. Walton, Alice B. Walton, Rufus Walton, Alfred Walton, Americus V. Parker, Anna B. Parker, Arline Walton, and Hiram Walton.
Dates: 1766-1977

E. B. Washburne Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0756-sc
Abstract Letters of a U.S. Representative. Six of the letters were sent to the Daily Globe (Washington, D.C.) office and requested copies of the Globe be sent to his constituents and charged to his Daily Globe allotment. One of the letters was sent to the Commissioner of Pensions.
Dates: 1857-1869

Edmund F. Webb Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1539-sc
Abstract A letter from Webb probably to J.F. Parkhurst of Unity and Bangor, Maine, containing thoughts on the conduct of the Civil War. Webb asks Parkhurst his opinions about various issues relating to the war: what he would do if he were president, whether he would let the South separate from the Union, how he would deal with slaves escaping to the north, etc. Webb also gives his own opinions of President Lincoln, the War, and the South and its leaders.
Dates: November 22, 1862

Daniel Webster Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1527-sc
Abstract A letter from Daniel Webster to John Haven in which Webster notes that he is enclosing a letter from Peleg Sprague. He advises Haven if he has a case like that mentioned by Sprague he should put it in Sprague's hands. The letter from Sprague to Haven, dated March 21, 1833, and also included, concerns a claim for cargo confiscated in 1811 from the ship Admittance. The ship Horace is also mentioned in Sprague's letter.
Dates: 1833

Thomas Westbrook Letter

 Collection
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 (?)

Westerfield Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0622
Abstract This collection is a mix of personal and business documents concerning families other than the Westerfield Family. These documents include ships logs and diaries, personal diaries, account books, and letters. A few other family related documents are included.
Dates: 1783-1885

Edward Washburn Whitaker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1545-sc
Abstract Typescript of a letter in which Whitaker outlines his participation as chief of staff for Gen. George Custer in the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox.
Dates: April 29, 1901