Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Twelve letters by a schoolboy in Maine to his friend in New Hampshire. The letters are dated from 1860 to 1864 with two letters undated. There is some description of the effect of the war on Portland, Maine.
Records of a ladies study club in Portland, Maine, 1899-1908. Also includes a copy of their bylaws and constitution that specifies their object as "the promotion of social feeling among its members and their improvement in literature, politics, and art."
The collection contains the personal papers of Harriet P. Henry, Maine's first woman judge. They reflect her many civic activities as well as her expertise in the areas of marine law and the environment.
Collection of clippings from various newspapers including the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Portland Press Herald.
A diary of an unidentified person written in 1891. The entries are mostly concerned with recording the weather each day. From a few of the entries it appears that the diarist was a farmer. The only locations mentioned in the entries are Portland and Yarmouth, Maine.
Records of a carpenters' labor union local (Local 517) in Portland, Maine. Included in the records are minutes of the weekly meetings from June 3, 1935 to Dec. 30, 1946.
Collection, 1941-1993, of records pertaining to the national United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America as well as records pertaining to local unions in Lewiston and Portland, Maine. Also includes other publications from International Paper's Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, a bank passbook from The Federal Trust Company of Waterville, Maine, and a Union Worker's Bible, Special Self-Esteem Edition.
A series of 51 interviews about the history of Portland, Maine with index and partial and full transcripts. The Victoria Society, fall 1992. Interviews concerning life in Portland during the 1930s to the 1940s, most interviewees are 75 years old or older.
Papers of a lawyer and his partners in Portland, Maine in the 1830s and 1840s. Included are deeds, records of the purchase of land by Deering and Willis, settlements of stumpage, timber permits, financial startments, receipts, and state tax receipts for land in Aroostook County from 1841 to 1843. Included in the folio folder are 6 deeds from 1833 to 1845.