EASTERN MAINE GENERAL HOSPITAL/EASTERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER.
Nursing School records, 1892- . 21 ft.
Records of the School of Nursing of Eastern Maine General Hospital/Eastern Maine Medical Center. Annual reports, clippings, scrapbooks, student materials, curriculum materials, artifacts, correspondence, books and pamphlets, and alumni materials.
NURSING SCHOOLS - MAINE
Collection. 7 albums.
Photograph albums of scenes of Maine.
Papers, 1930's - 1970's. 45 ft.
Maine's first registered woman architect. Shop drawings, blueprints, correspondence and minutes of professional organizations.
ARCHITECTURE - MAINE
ECKSTORM, FANNIE HARDY,
Papers of an authority on Maine Indians, folklore, ballads and natural history, and author of numerous books on these subjects.
Contains Eckstorm's correspondence, writings, speeches and research files. Also contains correspondence, business records, etc.
of Jonathan Titcomb Hardy, Manly Hardy and Walter Hardy.
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
EDWARDS, HERBERT J.
Collection, 1890-1960. ca. 2 ft.
University of Maine English Professor. Articles, scripts, theater programs, and photos
relating to James A. Herne (1839-1901), actor and playwright and the rise of realism in
American drama. Includes biography of Herne by Julie A. Herne.
Gift of Herbert J. Edwards.
HERNE, JAMES A.
HERNE, JULIE A.
EDWARDS, LLEWELLYN NATHANIEL, 1873-1952.
Papers, 1898-1940. 1 ft.
Engineer. Correspondence, mss. of writings, reprints of published articles, notes on concrete, blueprints, math tables, photos, etc. relating to Edward's career in bridge construction engineering.
BRIDGE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
BRIDGES - MAINE
Papers, 1809-1981. 2 ft.
Correspondence, bills, receipts, advertising folders and other records of the Eells
family shipping business in Camden and Rockport, Me.; diary (1830's) of Enoch Piper; Eells
family papers; and ships' records of the brig Belle and schooners Snow Squall, Lafayette,
Potomac, and others.
Purchased in 1973.
ELIOT FARMERS UNION.
Records, 1915-1946. 9 boxes.
Records of a general store in Eliot, Maine, owned and operated by John W. Staples.
Includes invoices from suppliers of goods to the store and order books of customer purchases.
Gift of John W. Staples.
ELLIOT, ROBERT O.E. 1902-
Papers, 1940's-1960's ca. 8 ft.
Journalist and outdoorsman. Correspondence, mss. of writings, and clippings of
published articles relating to outdoor life and to Elliot's work as a journalist and in
the New Hampshire Fish and Game Dept.
Deposited by Mr. Elliot.
EMERY, ROSCOE C., 1886-1969.
Papers, 1900-1970. 30 ft.
Insurance and real estate agent, newspaper editor, and state senator from Eastport, ME.
Business and personal correspondence, editorials, insurance policies and records, bills,
mortgages, scrapbooks, clippings, and photos relating to the Eastport, Maine area.
Gift of Joyce Emery Kinney.
PASSAMAQUODDY TIDAL POWER PROJECT
ENGEL, WILLIAM, 1890-1944.
Business records, 1902-1914. 3 ft.
Bangor, Maine business man and politician. Elected mayor of Bangor in 1902. Business records of the William Engle Co. concerning timberlands owned, stumpage, and the lumber business and supplies used. Receipts, bills, stumpage permits, correspondence, and scaling reports and surveys. Does not include political papers.
PHI. CHI CHAPTER RECORDS, 1928-1999.
Records, 1928-1999. 1 ft.
Records of the Chi Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi at the University of Maine. Collection includes constitution and bylaws, handbooks, membership information, secretary's notebooks, 1974-1977, and files of officers in the 1970s and 1980s. Also includes Book of Annals, an unpublished history of the Chi Chapter, with biographical information and photographs of charter members, especially Arthur L. Deering, as well as of elected members from 1930 through the 1950s
EUROPEAN AND NORTH
AMERICAN RAILWAY COMPANY RECORDS.
Records, 1868-1919 (bulk 1878-1882). 1 box.
Records of the European and North American Railway Company, organized in Bangor, Maine, with track from Bangor to Vanceboro, Maine. The records consist primarily of correspondence and legal documents of the company, 1881-1882.
EUROPEAN WAR PAMPHLETS.
Collection, 1910-1921. 1 box.
Pamphlets relating to the war, countries involved, problems, etc.
WORLD WAR, 1914-1918
Papers, 1964-1990. 15 ft.
Union leader and arbitrator whose activities included negotiations with school personnel, industrial workers, municipal and state employees from 1964-1990.
ARBITRATORS - MAINE
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING - MAINE
TRADE UNIONS - MAINE
FEASTER, JOHN, 1908-1980.
Papers, 1934-1981. 5 boxes.
Sermons and other materials of a Congregational minister in Bangor, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES - SERMONS
HAMMOND STREET CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, BANGOR, MAINE
FELLOWS, OSCAR, 1857-1921.
Papers, 1899-1926. 1 box.
Papers of Oscar Fellows and his son Raymond Fellows, attorneys in Bucksport
and Bangor, Maine. Contains correspondence, maps, surveys, and other legal papers relating to
the International Commission Pertaining to the Saint John River and the International
Joint Commission, a binational organization established to prevent and resolve
disputes about the use and quality of boundary waters of the U.S. and Canada.
Gift of Frank L. Fellows.
ST. JOHN RIVER
CANADA - RELATIONS (GENERAL) WITH THE U.S.
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION FOR THE ST. JOHN RIVER
FIELD, DAVID A. AND EDWARD A.
Diaries, 1861-1923. 2 ft.
Edward A. Field and David Field were farmers, coopers, and road workers in the Sidney, Maine area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The two sets of diaries give a day by day picture of farm life in Maine.
FIFE, HILDA M.
Papers, 1940-70. 11 ft.
Professor of American literature at the University of Maine. Contains notes, lectures,
bibliographies, and student papers from a course on Maine authors.
Gift of Prof. Fife.
AMERICAN LITERATURE - MAINE
LITERATURE - HISTORY AND CRITICISM
MAINE IN LITERATURE
Records, 1974-1985. 1 ft.
Papers of the Friends Food Cooperative Corporation in Liberty, Maine.
Maxine Elliot Collection, 1846-1940. 3 ft.
Correspondence, diaries, notes, articles, photos,
clippings and theater memorabilia collected by Forbes-Robertson for her book, My
Aunt Maxine, about actress Maxine Elliot.
Gift of Diana Forbes-Robertson Sheean.
ACTRESSES - UNITED STATES
THEATER - UNITED STATES
FOSTER DRUG CO.
Records, 1930's-1940's. 5 boxes.
Business records of a drugstore in Oakland, Maine, including canceled checks, receipts, and invoices giving a look at the day to day operations of this type of business.
DRUGSTORES - MAINE
SAMUEL AND JOSEPH.
Papers, 1700's - 1800's. (contained in Benton L. Hatch Collection)
Correspondence and personal papers of the Foxcrofts, residents of New Gloucester, Maine.
Collection, 1870-1908. 1 ft.
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.
Index to the collection is in folder 1.
SEAFARING LIFE - MAINE - YARMOUTH
YARMOUTH, (ME) - BIOGRAPHY
Papers, 1952-1991. 1 ft.
Retired University of Maine Professor of Education who specialized in counseling, school guidance and adult development. Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Acting Chancellor of the University of Maine System. Syllabi, evaluations, and publications.
COUNSELING - STUDY AND TEACHING - MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
FREEMAN'S NATIONAL BANK OF AUGUSTA.
Records, 1858-1885. 1 ft.
The director's records from 1858 to 1885 and the stockholders records from 1864 to 1885. The records are contained in three volumes and describe the activities of the Bank's Board of Directors and the proceedings of the annual stockholders meetings.
BANKS AND BANKING
FROM STUMP TO SHIP COLLECTION.
1930-1985. 4 boxes.
Film made in the 1930s by Alfred Ames depicting his logging and lumbering operations in Maine. Also includes VHS videotape edition from Northeast Historic Film.
LOGGING - MAINE
LUMBERING - MAINE
FRYEBURG BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB.
Records, 1940's-1960's. 1 ft.
Secretary's books, treasurer's books, scrapbooks, and other papers of the Club..
WOMEN - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS
FULLER, FRANCIS R., 1890-1966.
Papers, 1910-1950. ca. 1ft.
Army officer and professor in the ROTC program at the University of Maine,
Speeches, military reports, maps, photos, and other papers, relating to World War I and
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Gift of Mrs. Fuller.
WORLD WAR, 1914-1918
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945
General Store Records, 1888-1951. 3 ft
General Store in Dennysville, Maine. Receipt books, ledgers, capital stock books, company meeting records, and photographs.
Maps, plans and surveys of John Gardner, Benjamin Gardner and Benjamin E. Gardner, surveyors in Calais, Maine. Also included are surveys by Richard V. Hayden of Robbinston, Maine.
WASHINGTON COUNTY (ME.)--SURVEYS
Photograph Collection, 1945-1965. 1 ft.
Photographs of the University of Maine campus and surrounding communities taken by the official campus photographer. Includes street scenes in Bangor and Orono, aerial photographs of Lewiston, Maine, and several photographs of the P.C.F (Pollution Control Facility) in Old Town, Maine.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--AERIAL VIEWS
OLD TOWN (ME.)--PHOTOGRAPHS
GERRY, WYMAN P.
Collection, 1900. 1 ft.
Photographs and negatives of the Brewer, Maine area.
Papers, 1953-1974 (bulk, 1950s). 1 folder.
Personal papers of an author, columnist, illustrator and naturalist from Bangor, Maine.
GIBBONS, FLOYD PHILLIPS, 1887-1939.
Papers, 1900-1940. 110 ft.
Author, journalist, and radio personality. Contains correspondence, columns, comic strips. mss. of writings, radio scripts,
recordings, newspaper clippings, photos and Gibbons family memorabilia.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Byrnes.
ADVENTURE AND ADVENTURES
GIDDINGS, MOSES, 1816-1911.
Papers, 1846-1911. 2 ft.
Prominent citizen of Bangor. Included are financial records, correspondence, and other papers concerning the lumber trade, shipping, land, and railroads.
BANGOR AND PISCATAQUIS RAILROAD
Papers, 1900-1973. 24 boxes (29 ft.).
Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company. Included are items concerned with harvesting, stumpage, and logging operations, as well as correspondence with Great Northern's President, Garret Schenck
GODFREY, JOHN EDWARDS, 1809-1884.
Papers, 1745-1965. 3 ft.
Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially
strong on early Maine and Bangor history.
Gift of Mrs. Charles Sawyer and Mrs. Iven Orcutt, 1984.
BANGOR, MAINE - HISTORY
MAINE - HISTORY - COLONIAL PERIOD. CA. 1600-1775
Papers, 1768-1915. 1 ft.
Correspondence, maps, clippings, and genealogical material relating to the history,
families, and churches of Liberty, Montville, Palermo, and Union, Me. Collected 1880-1910,
by Goodwin for the purpose of writing a history of these towns. Family histories from
other area towns also included.
Papers, 1885-1950. 70 ft.
Ledgers, accounts, and other business records of Deer Isle Granite Company and John L.
Goss Corporation and personal and family papers of the Goss and Torrey families.
Deposited by Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society.
DEER ISLE GRANITE COMPANY
JOHN L. GOSS CORPORATION
GRANITE INDUSTRY AND TRADE
GRAFFTE, AMOS A.
Papers of Amos A. and Octavia Graffte, 1902-1945. 1 ft.
Lumberman and town official, of Dennistown, Me. Family, town, and school records of
Amos and Octavia Graffte. Includes records of lumbering in Holeb, Maine, the Stetson
School in Dennistown, various family and town records, and correspondence.
Deposited by the Graffte family.
GRAHAM, IRMGARD B.,
1902-1991, AND JAMES D., 1902-1972.
Papers, 1953-1990. 1 box.
Material documenting the careers of Irmgard B. and James D. Graham, both landscape architects. It centers on Irmgard Graham's designs for garden projects at Smith's Castle, North Kingstown, R.I., and for the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society of Kingstown, R.I., as well as for clients in Fitchburg, Mass. James Graham's designs for various private homes in Providence are also included.
Records, 1906-1933. 1 box (0.2 cubic ft.)
Records of the Granby-Alaska Company, incorporated in 1906 to operate a gold mine in Omilak on the Seward Peninsula in Alaska.
Hotel guest books from "Baycrest", Harborside, Cape Rosier, Maine. Cover the years 1912-1965. Co-proprietor, Carrie Gray.
HOTELS, TAVERNS, ETC. - MAINE
CAPE ROSIER, MAINE
GREAT NORTHERN PAPER COMPANY.
Business records, 1896-1960. ca. 40 ft.
Records include letters, scrapbooks, photograph albums, office files, annual reports and
Deposited by Great Northern Paper Co.
FORESTS AND FORESTRY
GREEN, EARL LEROY, 1913-
Papers, 1956-1977. ca. 41 ft.
Correspondence, reports and other papers from Green's tenure as director of Roscoe B.
Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, and previous positions.
Deposited by Dr. Green.
JACKSON MEMORIAL LABORATORY, BAR HARBOR, ME
GREENWOOD, ISABEL W.
Papers, 1900-1920. 5 ft.
Correspondence and pamphlets relating to the women's suffrage movement in Maine and
the U.S. and copies of the newspapers Woman's Journal and Woman Citizen.
Deposited by Lora Gould Greenwood.
WOMEN - SUFFRAGE
GRENFELL, CLARINE COFFIN.
Papers, 1927-2001. 3 record cartons + 1 document box.
Papers of a poet, teacher, publisher and Methodist minister from Bangor and Orland, Maine. Includes correspondence, a scrapbook and memorabilia from Grenfell's student days at the University of Maine, family photographs, work documents, etc.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
This collection contains mostly note cards concerning research done by Roger Grindle on a variety of subjects including schooners, the lime industry and the granite industry.
GRANITE INDUSTRY AND TRADE
Papers, 1960s. 1 ft.
Letters from the 1960s to Lenore Grunko of Bangor, Maine, received while she was a girl.
BANGOR, MAINE - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS
HAKOLA, JOHN W.
Papers, 1900-1968. 4 ft.
Historian and educator. Material collected relates to his Baxter State Park work. Includes copies of scrapbooks of Percival P. Baxter, Governor of Maine, annotated by Professor Hakola. Also includes papers of the University of Maine History Department
BAXTER STATE PARK
HISTORY - STUDY AND TEACHING
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
BAXTER, PERCIVAL PROCTOR, 1876-1969
Artist's papers, 1929-1980. 1 ft.
Painter and printmaker who's primary media is monotypes. Collection consists of
publicity, clippings, brochures, catalogs concerning her artwork and the Barn Gallery in
Gift of Beverly Hallam in 1978.
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE
ART GALLERIES, COMMERCIAL - MAINE
Records, 1855-1975, 1 ft.
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.
Papers, 1952-1993. 3 ft.
Journalism professor at the University of Maine. Course materials, personal correspondence, materials relating to public service activities and to legal issues in the field of journalism.
JOURNALISM - MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
Papers, 1946-1994. 7 record cartons.
Papers documenting Hamlin's career as a naval architect as well as his service on the Kennebunk Comprehensive Plan Committee and the Maine Commission to Study Maine's Oil Spill Cleanup Preparedness.
Papers. 1802-1965. ca. 50 ft.
Correspondence of the members of the Hamlin Family, particularly Hannibal Hamlin.
HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, 1809-1891
LEGISLATORS - U.S.
HARTGEN, VINCENT A.
Papers, 1922-2000. 7 boxes.
Personal papers of an artist, educator and museum director, including correspondence and subject files about exhibits, art shows, galleries, etc. Also includes photographs of Hartgen, his art shows and exhibits and his paintings and drawings.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--FACULTY
HATCH, BENTON L.
Collection, 1696-1960. 7 boxes.
Collection contains personal papers of Benton Hatch and items from his collection of materials on Maine and New England history. Includes personal papers of Samuel and Joseph Foxcroft and records of the town of Fryeburg, Maine. Also contains papers of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as letters, correspondence, photographs, diaries, monographs, and various other types of documents dating mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries and connected with Maine.
MAINE - HISTORY
ECKSTORM, FANNIE HARDY
HATHAWAY, WILLIAM D.
Papers, 1965-1979. 150 ft.
U.S. Representative (1965-1973) and Senator (1973-1979) of Maine. Official records.
LEGISLATORS - U.S.
HAYDEN, RICHARD VOSE.
Papers, 1825-1867. 2 boxes.
Hayden, from Robbinston, Maine, was a teacher, farmer, surveyor and woodsman. Collection contains diaries kept by him from 1821 through 1867 as well as several daybooks, 1827-1836 and 1850-1857, outlining his work in a variety of occupations.
HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL
Records, 1950-2005. 22 boxes.
The school, located in Deer Isle, Maine, was founded in 1950 by a group of craft artists and offers studio-based workshops in a
variety of crafts. Collection contains administrative subject files, correspondence, information about admissions and financial
records of the school. Subject files include information about its history, programs and activities.
HANDICRAFT - MAINE
ART SCHOOLS - MAINE
HAZZARD SHOE COMPANY.
Business records, 1906-1970. 18 ft.
Business and financial records of a Gardiner and Augusta based shoe company. Includes
records of the Emerson Shoe Company.
Gift of the Maine State Museum, 1988.
HENRY, HARRIET P.
Papers, 1940-2001. 19 boxes.
Personal papers of Harriet P. Henry, Maine's first woman judge, reflecting her many civic activities as well as her expertise in the areas of marine law and the environment.
MARINE RESOURCES CONSERVATION
HEPLER, PAUL R
Papers, 1963-1972. 2 ft.
Professor of Horticulture. Papers relate to the development of a sugar beet industry in
Maine. Includes corporate annual reports, research reports, and correspondence
Gift of Professor Hepler.
S.S. HERRICK AND COMPANY.
Records, 1892-1939. 54 ledgers.
Financial records of a grocery store in Brewer, Maine.
S.S. HERRICK AND COMPANY (BREWER, ME.)
Papers Related to Putting Food By, 1973-1982. 1 box, .2 ft.
News articles and correspondence related to the book co-written by Ms. Hertzberg with Janet Greene and Beatrice Vaughan in 1973.
Environmental data, 1972. 1 ft.
The machine readable data and supplemental data for a report entitled, "A Radioactive Isotopic Characterization of the Environment Near Wiscasset, Me.: a Preoperational Survey in the Vicinity of the Maine Yankee Nuclear Reactor."
MAINE YANKEE ATOMIC POWER COMPANY
NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
HIGGINS, EDWARD LEANDER, 1879-1936.
Architectural records, 1925-1951. 9 boxes + ca. 2,000 architectural plans.
Drawings and records of the architectural business of Edward L. Higgins and his son, Ambrose S. Higgins, in Portland, Bar
Harbor and Bangor, Maine. Includes specifications, correspondence, blueprints, etc., for a wide variety of buildings
mostly in the state of Maine.
Gift of Higgins family.
ARCHITECTS - MAINE
Personal papers and business records of members of the Hill family, early residents of Kittery and Berwick, Maine. Collection centers on John Hill (1666-1713) and his son, also John Hill (1703-1772).
HILL, RICHARD C.
Radio broadcast papers, 1972-1992. 1 ft.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Industrial Cooperation, University of Maine. Collection of correspondence, scripts, and other materials used for Professor Hill's radio spot on MPBN (Maine Public Broadcasting Network).
HITCHNER, BARBARA DUNN.
Papers, 1790-1977. 20 ft.
Historical information of Orono families, businesses, schools, churches, clubs and transportation. Also material dealing with aspects of Maine history and Maine Indians.
ORONO, MAINE - HISTORY
MAINE - HISTORY
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA - MAINE - HISTORY
PENOBSCOT INDIANS - HISTORY
Postcard collection. ca. 40 ft.
An extensive collection representing many periods, subjects, and countries.
Gift of Mr. Hoffman.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.
POSTCARDS--COLLECTORS AND COLLECTING--MAINE
Papers, 1968-1998. 9 boxes.
Papers of a minister, author and forester from Center Lovell, Maine, concerning his activities as a small woodland owner and one of the founders of the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine.
FORESTS AND FORESTRY--MAINE
SMALL WOODLAND OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF MAINE
HUDSON, JAMES RUSSELL, 1893-1972.
Papers, 1907-1971. 1 ft.
Hudson, a graduate of the University of Maine class of 1914, owned and
managed Piney Heights in Winthrop, Maine, the largest producer of cauliflower
and brussels sprouts in New England. Part of his estate was donated to the
University of Maine for a museum in memory of his wife Caroline Doane Hudson. Collection consists primarily of
certificates, diplomas and photographs.
Deposited by the Hudson Museum.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
Records, 1900-1929. 1 ft.
Records of the Murtagh Hughes Teaming and Trucking Business in Bangor, ME.
TEAMSTERS - MAINE
TRUCKING - MAINE
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF
ODD FELLOWS. KNOX LODGE No. 29 (Rockland, Me.)
Records, 1884-1983. 1 box.
Records of the lodge as well as a folder of records of the ladies' auxilary, the Miriam Rebekah Lodge. Included are applications for membership, general correspondence, correspondence about sickness and funeral benefits, financial records and copies of proclamations issued by the national and state lodges.
INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD.
Collection, 1916-1939. ca. `1 ft.
A collection of various publications published by the Industrial Workers of the World
and publications of related interest.
Deposited by John Hakola.
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF PAPER MAKERS.
Records, 1927-1967. ca. 2 ft.
Records of Local 410, International Brotherhood of Papermakers, Lincoln, Maine.
Included are labor agreements, grievances, correspondence, and meeting minutes of the
Local. Much material concerns the Eastern Corporation, a paper mill in Brewer, Maine.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Deposited by Harold Noddin.
IRELAND, CHARLES ROGERS.
Papers of Charles Rogers Ireland and James Rogers, 1806-94. 6 ft.
Account books (21 vols.), bills, and receipts of a store run by Ireland and James
Rogers, storekeepers and postmasters, of Stetson, Me.; and records (1877-83) of the
Stetson Post Office.
Gift of Robert W. Daigle and Nelson O. Newcombe.
POSTAL SERVICE - U.S.
MAINE - POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
IRELAND, FRANCIS A., 1843-1928.
Civil War letters, 1862-1865. 1 ft.
Letters from Francis A. Ireland, a private in the 22nd Maine Regiment, Company E, to his family in Dexter, Maine. The letters cover the
period from September 1862 to July 1863. One additional letter dates from 1865.
Gift of Rose Quinter.
U.S. - HISTORY - CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865 - PERSONAL NARRATIVES