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Picture postcards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Postcards having a pictorial image on one side, often representations of a place or works of art, upon which a message can be written, then posted.

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Bangor, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0033
Scope and Contents Descriptive and historical materials about Bangor, Maine. Included are a copy of the 1931 city charter, information about revitalization and historic preservation of the downtown area, a pamphlet about Eleanor Roosevelt's visit in 1941, yearbooks of the Norumbega Club from 1900 to 1971 (1944-1945, 1951-1960 lacking), historical material about St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor, pamphlets describing walking tours, postcards, and photographs.
Dates: 1900-1997

Alice Barrows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Overview The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...
Dates: 1820-1974

Mary Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0904-sc
Overview

The papers of a stage and vaudeville star. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia concerning her family and her stage career.

Dates: 1911-1982

John Franklin Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.
Dates: 1908-1974

Dennysville, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0911-sc
Overview Typescript of the history of Dennysville, Maine. Included also are a genealogy of the Lincoln family, maps, photographs, picture postcards, and photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1486-1968

Carrie R. Dolloff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0856-sc
Overview 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

Hoffman Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0251
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 26,760 postcards covering a wide variety of places and subjects. It also contains cards signed by various postcard artists. It includes over 8000 postcards arranged by subject, approximately 6000 antique postcards including 650 cards with views of the state of Maine, and 5259 postcards of steamships, battleships, foreign ships, and ocean liners.
Dates: 1900s

Arlie Holman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1125-sc
Overview Letters from Holman to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel H. Holman of West Peru, Me. Written between September 1945 and August 1946, the letters detail Holman's military service in the Army Air Forces and his experiences from his arrival at Camp Adair, Oregon, through his time in Okinawa Island, Japan. Miscellaneous postcards to various Holman family members are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1945-1946

Ethel McLean Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0772-sc
Overview The papers of a political activist, public servant, and poet from Maine. The 2 microfilm reels (located in the Microforms Department in the Fogler Library - call number Microfilm J631) include the papers which were deposited in the Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass. They are largely concerned with labor conditions and laws pertaining to women and children in Massachusetts. Included in the folder in the Special Collections Department are correspondence, biographical material of Ethel...
Dates: 1905-1972

Johnston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0267
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine. Included are materials of William Jasper Johnston; his son, William Percy Johnston; and Percy's son, Donald Percy Johnston. A few items belonging to John Johnston, father of Jasper Johnston are also found in the collection. The collection includes many photographs of dams and other construction projects of the Johnston family. Included are phorographs and negatives, letters,...
Dates: 1835-1972; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

Lion Locomotive Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1461
Overview Contains correspondence about the locomotive, its history and its transfer from place to place. Many letters are to and from W.J. Sweetser, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, and H.D. Watson, head of the mechanical engineering department. Other letters are from Louis Ibbotson, librarian at the university, John R. Lyman, chair of the mechanical engineering department in the 1970s, and university presidents Arthur Hauck and Howard Neville. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1937-1995

Edwin F. Littlefield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0301
Overview Business and personal papers of Edwin F. Littlefield, a ship captain from Winterport, Maine. Very little biographical information is available about Littlefield, but it appears that he was a ship owner, captain and agent between 1854 and 1897, the year of his death.
Dates: 1814-1922; Majority of material found within 1859-1897

Lovejoy and McLeod Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0923-sc
Overview The papers of the Lovejoy and McLeod families of Old Town and Stillwater, Maine.
Dates: 1914-2001

Maine Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0419
Scope and Contents Collection contains 674 postcards mostly from the early part of the 20th century, 2 books of postcards, and 4 photographs. Some of the postcards have messages and have been sent in the mail. The views include buildings, towns, historic sites, scenic views, etc. of Maine.
Dates: 1900-1950

Edward A. Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0816-sc
Overview The papers of an aquaculturist and conservationist. The collection includes articles by and about Edward A. Myers. Included are copies of two of his sermons delivered at the Second Congregational Church in Newcastle, Maine and two versions of a play performed in lieu of a sermon at the Second Congregational Church. Included also is a speech delivered at Colby College at the Centenary of Edward Arlington Robinson's birth; correspondence with Robert S. Jones, Director of the Marine Laboratory at...
Dates: 1960-1976

Olof Olsson Nylander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0817-sc
Overview A collection of material by and about a geologist and mineralogist whose discovery of the first fossil specimens unearthed in Aroostook County altered many theories about the geological history of northern Maine. Included are newspaper clippings by and about Olof O. Nylander in Maine newspapers from the period 1932 to 1943. The newspapers represented are the Bangor Daily News, Presque Isle Star-Herald, Houlton Pioneer Times, Aroostook Republican, and the Lewiston Journal Magazine Section....
Dates: 1895-1943; Majority of material found in 1932-1943

Nathaniel Oaks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0370
Overview The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and other personal papers of several individuals who lived in Exeter, Maine in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Dates: 1791-1835; Majority of material found within 1821-1831

Academic Affairs. Office Of Vice President Of Academic Affairs & Provost (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-001
Scope and Contents The folders mainly contain textual material, particularly; correspondence, memorandums, press releases, and reports. But there are some photographs and phonograph musical records. Various records transferred from the Office of Vice President Of Academic Affairs & Provost.The series Committee Records contains correspondence particularly related to serving on committees and meetings, reference material, guidelines, and reports related to the Facilities Planning...
Dates: 1895-1995

Faye Hibbard Pottle Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0420
Overview Postcards collected by Faye Hibbard Pottle of Perry, Maine.
Dates: undated

Ida Sedgwick Proper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0794-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine author. Included are correspondence with her publishers about her books about Monhegan Island and about William Shakespeare, reviews of the books, photographs, photostat negatives, lithographs, picture postcards, correspondence about a course she took at Columbia University in 1915, a signed oath when she became a registrar for the town of Monhegan, a list of passengers on a voyage to Puerto Rico in 1922, and a vita. Included also is a short biography of Ida Proper by...
Dates: 1915-1955

Elena B. Shute Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0988-sc
Overview A five-year diary of a young girl in Belfast, Maine who later became an actress. The diary provides insights into early twentieth century childhood life in rural Maine.
Dates: 1920-1924

Steamboat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0835-sc
Overview A collection of photographs, postcards, and clippings about steamboats sailing in Penobscot Bay, Maine.
Dates: 1858-1945

Henry David Thoreau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0892-sc
Overview A collection of correspondence and commemorative items connected with the American writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Included are photocopies of correspondence sent to Thoreau and a photocopy of an autographed letter dated March 16, 1849 by Thoreau to George A. Thatcher in Bangor, Maine. It is unknown where the original letters are located. The letters range in date from 1845 to 1862. Correspondents include George A. Bailey, Myron B. Benton, Ann E. Brown, M.M. Colburn, R.F. Fuller,...
Dates: 1845-1973