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JANE, MARY CHILDS, 1909-
Papers, 1950-1972. 2 ft.

Author of children's books. Hand written manuscripts, typed manuscripts and galley proofs.
Gift of Miss Jane.

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

JOHNSON, MARC A.
Collection, 1890s-1994.

Maps, plans, aerial photographs and other materials gathered by Johnson to document logging, lumbering and land use in Maine, especially in areas near the Kennebec River and Moosehead Lake.
Gift of Holly D. Johnson in June 2010.

SUBJECTS:
FORESTS AND FORESTRY
LOGGING

JOHNSTON FAMILY PAPERS.
Papers, 1835-1972.

Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine.
Gift of Elizabeth Johnston Ostroff and Sue Ostroff in Sept. 1998.

SUBJECTS:
JOHNSTON FAMILY
DAMS--MAINE

JONES, PELEG.
Collection, 1800's. 1 ft.

Diaries, 1850-1852, 1881, 1883-1894. Includes accounts, addresses, and clippings. Also, ledgers from W. H. Vaughn and Company, Caribou, Maine, 1850-1854.

SUBJECTS:
DIARIES
BANGOR, MAINE --SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS.
W. H. VAUGHAN COMPANY (CARIBOU, ME.)

JOSSELYN BOTANICAL SOCIETY OF MAINE.
Records, 1902-1985. ca. 7 ft.

Includes minutes of meetings, newsletters, correspondence, scrap books, and clippings. Includes the papers of A.F. Hill, author of Economic Botany.

SUBJECTS:
BOTANY
HILL, A.F.

KATAHDIN IRON WORKS.
Papers, 1850-1930.

Records, correspondence, account books of iron industry and trade in Maine including David Pingree papers and those of Piscataquis Iron Works.
Gift of George T. Carlisle

SUBJECTS:
IRON INDUSTRY AND TRADE
PINGREE, DAVID

KELLMAN, PETER.
Labor papers, 1987-1994. 21 ft.

AFL-CIO representative who worked on behalf of the strikers involved in labor action in Jay, ME. Includes primarily materials relating to the strike at International Paper in Jay, ME, but also the Simplex Lockout, the Madison Project, and the Millinocket Project. Materials include correspondence, clippings, manuscripts of articles, and a book on the strike, newsletters, reports, audiotapes, T-shirts, and interviews.
Gift of Peter Kellman through the efforts of Prof. Charles Scontras, December, 1996.

SUBJECTS:
STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS - MAINE
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY
JAY, MAINE
AFL-CIO
TRADE-UNIONS

KENNEDY, JOHN F.
Visit to the University of Maine related materials, 1963. 1 ft.

Correspondence, telegrams, convocation program, photographs and transcript and transcript of remarks of President Kennedy.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE. OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
ELLIOTT, LLOYD H.
MUSKIE, EDMUND S., 1914-1996
KENNEDY, JOHN F. (JOHN FITZGERALD), 1917-1963

JULIET SPANGLER KELLOGG PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS COLLECTION.
Programs, 1950-1969.

Collection of playbills, concert programs and programs for arts events in the Bangor area collected by Juliet Spangler Kellogg of Bangor. Gift of Juliet K. Markowsky in 2009.

SUBJECTS:
THEATER PROGRAMS
CONCERT PROGRAMS

KENDALL, GUY.
Records, 1924-1961. Gift of Wilbur F. Hammond, Jr. in 2005.

Notebooks kept by Kendall, a photographer in Portland, Maine, about race horses and harness racing in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

SUBJECTS:
HARNESS RACING
HARNESS RACEHORSES
JOCKEYS

KILBY, KEITH.
Papers, 1800-1950. 2 ft.

Correspondence, deeds, and account books, relating to a Dennysville, ME, family and the related Burns, Hobart, Lincoln and Vose families, and town records and papers of Dennysville, ME.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Gift of Keith Kilby.

SUBJECTS:
DENNYSVILLE, MAINE - HISTORY
KILBY FAMILY
GENEALOGY

KING, STEPHEN EDWIN, 1947-
Papers. ca. 80 ft.

Author, of Bangor and Bridgton, Maine. Drafts and galleys of published works. Typescripts of unpublished works.
Card catalog in the repository.
Gift of Mr. King.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.
COLLECTION RESTRICTED

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE

KIPPEWA CAMP FOR GIRLS (WINTHROP, ME.)
Records, 1960-1976. ca. 5 ft.

Correspondence, publications, photos, and other camp records.
Deposited by Maurice Silverman.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
CAMPING - MAINE

KNAUT, PAUL A.
1 ft.

Papers, photographs, manuscripts, exhibition notes relating to Paul A. Knaut, Jr.'s activities as a photographer. Includes calendars and scenic post cards.

SUBJECTS:
PHOTOGRAPHERS

KOONS, DONALDSON.
Papers, 1967-1979.

Papers of Donaldson Koons of Sidney, Maine, focusing primarily on his work as chair of the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission in 1973 and 1974.

SUBJECTS:
MAINE. LAND USE REGULATION COMMISSION
LAND USE--MAINE

LABONTE, GEORGE A., 1923-
Forestry papers, 1949-1984. 6 ft.

A forest entomologist with the Maine Forest Service and graduate of the University of Maine. Included are University papers, reprint notes, field reports, articles and numerous publications by LaBonte.
Gift of Vickie Thiele and Laurie LaBonte, April 13, 1998

SUBJECTS:
FORESTS AND FORESTRY
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
TREES - DISEASES AND PESTS
ECOLOGY

LAKEWOOD THEATER
Programs collection, 1922-1983. 4 ft.

The Lakewood Theater opened in 1901 as part of the Lakewood Resort on Wesserunsett Lake, near Skowhegan, Maine. With the exception of the 1984 season, the theater has operated annually since then. The collection contains material concerning the productions of the theater. It contains programs, clippings, brochures and scrapbooks. There are no theater business records included.
Gift.

SUBJECTS:
THEATER - MAINE
ACTORS - UNITED STATES
ACTRESSES - UNITED STATES

LANMAN, CHARLES.
Records, 1828-1869.

Correspondence, printed questionnaires, photographs, etc. providing biographical information about Maine politicians for inclusion in Lanman's Dictionary of the United States Congress.

SUBJECTS:
UNITED STATES. CONGRESS--BIOGRAPHY
POLITICIANS--MAINE--BIOGRAPHY

LARRABEE, DONALD RICHARD.
Papers, 1970's. ca. 7 ft.

Journalist. Correspondence, copies of Larrabee's newspaper columns, and other papers, relating to his activities as a Washington correspondent, his membership in the National Press Club, and his career in general.
Deposited by Mr. Larrabee.
Additions to the collection are expected.

SUBJECTS:
JOURNALISTS

THOMAS LAUGHLIN COMPANY (PORTLAND, ME.)
Records, 1903-1978. ca. 55 ft.

Marine hardware firm.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF MAINE.
Records, 1940-1972. 2 ft.

Collection includes chapter records, and state level records. The records include correspondence, pamphlets, manuscripts, reports, on both the administration of the organization, and on the issues of the organization, and on the issues of the day.

SUBJECTS:
WOMEN IN POLITICS

LEAVITT, RALPH.
Sportsman's papers, 1960's - 1994. 4 ft.

Papers contain mostly materials used in the columns that Ralph "Bud" Leavitt wrote for the "Bangor Daily News" concerning hunting, fishing, and other outdoor sports. Included are correspondence, articles, news releases, clippings, and photographs.

SUBJECTS:
HUNTING
FISHING
WILDLIFE.
OUTDOOR LIFE
JOURNALISTS
BANGOR DAILY NEWS

LEGAL PAPERS AND LETTERS, 1700-1850.
ca. 3ft.

Legal and municipal documents mostly from Lincoln County, Maine in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Includes a wide range of doucments.
Gift of an anonymous donor.

SUBJECTS:
DEEDS
PROMISSORY NOTES
LEGAL INSTRUMENTS

LERMOND, NORMAN WALLACE.
Socialist papers, 1933-1944. 1 ft.

Articles and publications concerning socialism, labor, the Depression, and capitalism.

SUBJECTS:
SOCIALISM
LABOR
TRADE-UNIONS.
DEPRESSIONS --1933 --UNITED STATES.

LION LOCOMOTIVE.
Collection, 1937-1995.

Correspondence, newspaper and journal articles, photographs, etc. about the history of the locomotive.

SUBJECTS:
LOCOMOTIVES--MAINE
RAILROADS--MAINE

LITTLE, CLARENCE COOK, 1888-1971.
Papers, 1910-1976. 30 ft.

President of the University of Maine and University of Michigan, Director of Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Me.. Correspondence, mss. of writings, reprints of publications, periodicals, scrapbooks, and other papers, relating to Little's career as a biologist and educator, his family, his second wife, Beatrice Johnson Little, Jackson Memorial Laboratory, cancer research, the tobacco industry, genetics, colleges and universities.
Gift of the Little family.

SUBJECTS:
BIOLOGISTS
JACKSON MEMORIAL LABORATORY, BAR HARBOR, ME
GENETICS
TOBACCO INDUSTRY
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

LITTLEFIELD, EDWIN F.
Papers, 1800-90. 2 ft.

Merchant of Winterport, Me. Family and business correspondence, deeds, tax assessments, Winterport school district papers, and other records relating to shipping in Winterport and the ships Alert, Callender, Clark, Jenny Lind, Joseph, Siren, and William Wilcox.

SUBJECTS:
SHIPPING
LITTLEFIELD FAMILY
SHIPMASTERS

LOWE, RACHEL.
Papers, 1917-1959.

Correspondence to Lowe, a botanist and specialist in the study and identification of mosses, from various collectors and experts in the field.
Gift of Lois LaBeau in 2001.

SUBJECTS:
BOTANISTS--MAINE
MOSSES--MAINE

LUBEC SARDINE INDUSTRY BUSINESS RECORDS.
Records, 1896-1991.

Records of five companies involved in the sardine industry in Lubec, Maine: Columbian Packing Co., Columbian Canning Co., American Can Co., Johnson's Bay Canning Co. and Lubec and Eastport branches of Booth Fisheries Corp.

SUBJECTS:
SARDINE INDUSTRY--MAINE--LUBEC
CANNED FISH--MAINE--LUBEC

LUMBER EQUIPMENT CATALOGS.
Collection, 1905-1965. 7 ft.

A collection of catalogs, pamphlets, and brochures concerning equipment for logging, lumbering, saw milling and log grading.

SUBJECTS:
LOGGING
LUMBERING

FRED C. LYNAM AND COMPANY (BAR HARBOR, ME.)
Records, 1950-1960. 1 ft.

A Bar Harbor insurance agency and real estate agency for Hancock and Washington Counties, Maine. Correspondence, insurance policies, and receipts concerning the insurance portion of the business. No real estate materials are included.

SUBJECTS:
INSURANCE COMPANIES - MAINE

MACKENZIE, MAUDE.
Papers, 1888-2001.

Personal papers of Maude Yeaton MacKenzie of Orono, Maine, including correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia. MacKenzie was active in various women's clubs in Orono.
Received from Ted Curtis in 2002.

SUBJECTS:
CLUBS--MAINE--ORONO
WOMEN--MAINE--ORONO--SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

MAINE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS.
A selection of Maine aerial photographs taken between 1940 and 1957 for the U.S. Geological Survey.

SUBJECTS:
MAINE--AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS

MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD COLLECTION.
Records, 1875-1927. ca. 100 ft.

Maintenance of way reports, 1881-1915, letter boxes, 1887-1915, Invoices, 1901-1915, letter copy books, 1875-1927.
Gift of the Railroad, 1984.

SUBJECTS:
RAILROADS - MAINE

MAINE CONSOLIDATED POWER COMPANY.
Records, 1912-1966.

Financial records of Maine Consolidated Power Co., Farmington, Maine, and its predecessor companies, Farmington Flass Electric Co., Franklin Light and Power Co., and Wilton Light Co.

SUBJECTS:
ELECTRIC UTILITIES--MAINE

MAINE DAIRYMEN'S ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1937-1969. 6 ft.

Association was formed in 1937 and dissolved in 1969. Included are financial records, memberships, and records of milk production, prices, and marketing as well as a complete run of the Association newsletter, "Northern Milk Producer."
Donated by Mrs. Ralph Prime in June of 1986.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
DAIRYING - MAINE
MILK TRADE

MAINE 8TH INFANTRY REGIMENT.
Records, 1861-1865.

Records of Company E of the 8th Maine Infantry Regiment, especially accounts and inventories kept by the captain of company clothing, equipment and ordnance.

SUBJECTS:
UNITED STATES--HISTORY--CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865

MAINE FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS.
Records, 1928-1976. 5 ft.

Correspondence, bylaws, secretary's minutes, pamphlets, and other records.
Deposited by the Federation.
Additions to the collection are expected.

SUBJECTS:
WOMEN - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

MAINE FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS.
Records, 1950-1976. 5 ft.

The Federation records include histories and documents of the organization since 1892. Included are reports, financial records, documents produced by the Federation and historical materials about some of the member organizations.
Deposited by the Federation.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
WOMEN - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

MAINE FIELD NATURALIST.
Bird sighting files, 1952-1972. 11 ft.

Cards of bird sightings from around the state of Maine, collected and reported by numerous observers and feeding station operators. Data from these sightings were published in the Maine Field Naturalist and The Maine Field Observer. The project was a collaborative effort between the Portland Society of Natural History and the Maine Audubon Society, under the guidance of Christopher M. Packard, director of the Portland Society of Natural History Museum.
Cards are arranged in AOU (American Ornithologists Union) Checklist order.
Gift.

SUBJECTS:
BIRDS - MAINE
ORNITHOLOGY

MAINE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS COLLECTION.
6 ft.

A compilation of copies of original photographs from throughout the state. Consists of over 2000 black and white copy prints.
Information on literary rights available in the library.

SUBJECTS:
PHOTOGRAPHS
MAINE - HISTORY
MAINE - DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL
MAINE - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS

MAINE HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1920's-1970's. 3 ft.

The records of the Association include the Constitution and by-laws, membership materials and information about the activities of the organization from 1925 on, though most the materials date from 1949 on. Also information about the Association's affiliation with the American Home Economics Association is included.

SUBJECTS:
HOME ECONOMICS - MAINE

MAINE MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1916-1976. ca. 2 ft.

Association records, programs, tape-recorded oral history interviews, and music. Includes material from Maine Music Directors Association.
Deposited by the Association.

SUBJECTS:
MUSIC TEACHERS
MUSIC - INSTRUCTION AND STUDY
MAINE MUSIC DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

MAINE OLD CEMETERY ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1970's-1980's. ca. 6 ft.

Revolutionary War Veterans Collection. Cards identifying Maine Revolutionary War veterans. Compiled by the Maine Old Cemetery Association.

SUBJECTS:
U.S. - HISTORY - REVOLUTION, 1775-1783

MAINE OUTING CLUB.
Records, 1920-2005, of activities of the Maine Outing Club at the University of Maine.

Includes administrative records, cabin logs, photographs and memorabilia.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--SOCIETIES, ETC.
OUTDOOR RECREATION--MAINE

MAINE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT RECORDS COLLECTION.
Records, 1959-1994

Materials from various Maine School Administrative Districts including annual reports, budgets and informational booklets.

SUBJECTS:
EDUCATION--MAINE
SCHOOL DISTRICTS--MAINE

MAINE SLATE COMPANY OF MONSON.
Papers and photographs.

Business correspondence between Walter L. Johnson, Superintendent of the Maine Slate Company of Monson and C.N. Fay, President. Also included, personal and other business correspondence of Walter L. and Harriet F. Johnson. 10 photographs of the Maine Slate Co. of Monson.

SUBJECTS:
SLATE INDUSTRY - MAINE
QUARRIES AND QUARRYING
PHOTOGRAPHS
JOHNSON, WALTER L.
FAY, C.N.
JOHNSON, HARRIET F.

MAINE STATE FEDERATED LABOR COUNCIL.
Records, 1913-1971. 32 ft.

Correspondence, financial papers, and other records, relating to the labor movement in Maine, merger of the AFL and CIO, right-to-work laws, and the Maine State Labor News. Includes correspondence with political and labor leaders.
Card index in the library.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Deposited by Benjamin J. Dorsky.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
LABOR - MAINE
TRADE-UNIONS
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR
CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
DORSKY, BENJAMIN J.

MAINE STATE GRANGE.
Records, 1873-2003. 268 boxes.

Records of individual subordinate, juvenile and Pomona chapters of the Maine State Grange. Records typically consist of secretary's minutes and cash books, roll books, treasurer's financial records and dues account books.

SUBJECTS:
AGRICULTURE--MAINE
FARMERS--MAINE--SOCIETIES, ETC.

MAINE TIMES.
Newspaper records, 1968-1976. 11 ft.

Correspondence, corporate documents, and other records, of a Maine newspaper, from its founding. Persons represented include John N. Cole, editor, and Peter W. Cox, publisher.
Gift of Mr. Cole and Mr. Cox.

SUBJECTS:
NEWSPAPERS - MAINE

MAINE TYPOTHETAE.
Records, 1920-1933, of a trade association for printing companies. Collection includes correspondence, administrative subject files and publications.

SUBJECTS:
PRINTING INDUSTRY--MAINE--HISTORY
TRADE ASSOCIATIONS--MAINE--PORTLAND

MAINE VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.
Association records, 1892- . 1 ft.

Records of the Association which was founded October 11, 1892 in Portland, Maine and the Women's Auxiliary which was formed in 1950. Includes applications for membership, treasurers' records, and minutes of meetings.
The newsletter of the Association, "Maine Veterinarian", is in the Periodicals collection of Special Collections, Fogler Library.
Gift of the Maine Veterinary Medical Association through Dr. Hersey, April 1998.

SUBJECTS:
VETERINARIANS - MAINE

MANUFACTURERS OF MAINE.
Collection, 1950-1975. 6 ft.

Catalogs, brochures, price lists, and advertising sheets, of manufacturers and industries in Maine.
Deposited by various manufacturers.

SUBJECTS:
MANUFACTURES
COMMERCIAL CATALOGS

MARRIAGE RETURNS OF PENOBSCOT COUNTY.
1827-1888. 3 ft.

Photocopies of marriage records of Penobscot County, Maine beginning in 1827 and ending in 1888.

SUBJECTS:
MARRIAGE RECORDS - MAINE - PENOBSCOT COUNTY
PENOBSCOT COUNTY, MAINE - GENEALOGY

MARSH, PHILLIP MERRILL, 1893-1975.
Literary papers, 1933-1960. 2 ft.

Author of American Literature: A Concise History (1950). Included are manuscripts of poems, essays, and a book.

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN
LITERATURE

MARTINON LUMBER COMPANY.
Records, 1916-1926.

Business records of a company dealing in spruce, pine and hemlock lumber with offices in Bangor, Maine, and St. John, New Brunswick.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBER TRADE
LUMBERING

MASSENET SOCIETY. NORTH AMERICAN BRANCH.
Society Archives, 1897- . 3 ft.

A collection of the Massenet Society, North American Branch, composed of scores, photocopies of scores of Massenet's works, newsletters of the Society, and copies of the Societies' publication, "The Massenet Compendium".

SUBJECTS:
COMPOSERS - FRANCE
MASSENET, JULES 1842-1912

MAYO, GIDEON.
Papers, 1844-1871. 8 ft.

Orono, Maine industrialist. The correspondence letters and other papers concerning the business and personal life of a prominent Orono businessman of the mid 19th century.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS

MCCHESNEY, EARL.
Papers, 1930-1996.

Papers and business records of a forester and land surveyor from Bangor, Maine. Includes general office files, land survey client files, maps and plans.

SUBJECTS:
REAL PROPERTY--MAINE--PENOBSCOT COUNTY
SURVEYORS--MAINE

MCCORMICK, ADA PEIRCE.
Papers, 1850-1998. ca. 7 ft.

Papers of a social activist, author, and editor of Letter magazine. Includes family letters, magazine articles and clippings, diaries and photographs.

SUBJECTS:
PEIRCE FAMILY

MCCRILLIS, WILLIAM H.
Papers, 1840-1912.

Personal and business papers McCrillis dealing primarily with his activities as an owner of large amounts of timberland in northern Maine. Materials of his sister, Harriet Griswold, and members of her family are also included.

SUBJECTS:
FOREST LANDOWNERS--MAINE
LUMBERING--MAINE

MCINTIRE, CLIFFORD G.
Papers, 1953-1965. 42 ft.

U.S. representative official records.
Gift of Mr. McIntire.

SUBJECTS:
POLITICIANS
LEGISLATORS - U.S.

MCNEARY, MATTHEW.
Papers, 1924-1951.

Papers reflecting McNeary's teaching career and committee service while a professor at the University of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--FACULTY
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--HISTORY

MEISSNER, BERNIECE C.
Papers, 1930's-1960's. 2 ft.

A collection of material from artist Leo Meissner and art critic Berniece C. Meissner. Includes clippings, brochures, letters and other materials about artists and galleries, and the column "Brush Strokes" by Berniece Gill in the Portland Sunday Telegram

SUBJECTS:
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE
ART GALLERIES, COMMERCIAL - MAINE
ART MUSEUMS

MENDALL, HOWARD LEWIS, 1909-1994.
Ornithology papers, 1898-1984. 13 ft.

Graduate of the University of Maine. Became a member of the University of Maine faculty in Wildlife Resources in 1937, and retired in 1977. He was a leader in the Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit and was affiliated with the U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Papers concern primarily his research on birds and in particular ducks. The collection includes publications, some manuscript material, field notes and note cards.
Gift of Alan Hutchinson, Maine State Forest Service, June 1997.

SUBJECTS:
BIRDS
ORNITHOLOGY
DUCKS
POLLUTION

MENGERS, MARIE CHRISTIANSEN.
Papers, 1930-60. 3 ft.

Professor of French. Correspondence, notes, and lectures, relating to the French poet Henri Francois Joseph de Regnier (1864-1936). Correspondents include Jacques de LaCretalle, Claude Debussy, George Duhamel, and Henri de Regnier.
Gift of Dr. Mengers' estate.

SUBJECTS:
FRENCH LITERATURE - 20TH CENTURY
DE REGNIER, HENRI

MERRIAM, KENDALL A.
Papers, 1970's-1980's. ca. 2 ft.

Maine poet. Included are poetry manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Gift of Mr. Merriam.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
POETS, AMERICAN - MAINE
MANUSCRIPTS

MERRILL, ADELBERT H.
Military papers, 1930-1970. 1 ft.

Retired major of the Coast Artillery and Civilian Conservation Corps. Records of his military career, his CCC service, and papers subsequent to his retirement in 1942. Included is a "Post Order Book" for Camp Sykes, Dakota Territory, May-Sept, 1872.

SUBJECTS:
SOLDIERS
CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS (U.S.)
UNITED STATES ARMY - RECORDS AND CORRESPONDENCE

MERRILL, DAPHNE WINSLOW.
Research papers, 1950's - 1970. 2 ft.

The collection is composed of research notes, scrapbooks and manuscripts for Ms. Merrill's book on Maine lakes, and some other papers concerning the American Mothers Committee, Toy Len Goon, Mother of the Year, 1953 and class materials for teaching English.

SUBJECTS:
LAKES - MAINE
WOMEN'S STUDIES
AMERICAN MOTHERS COMMITTEE

MERRILL FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE.
Papers, 1887-1960.

Collection of letters mostly to Edward N. Merrill with a few to his sons, Edward F. Merrill and William F. Merrill from Maine governors, United States senators and United States congressmen.

SUBJECTS:
GOVERNORS--MAINE
POLITICIANS--MAINE

MERRILL, GEORGE P.
Papers, 1837-1931 (inclusive); 1891-1920 (bulk).

Personal papers of George P. Merrill, geologist and curator of the U.S. National Museum. Includes illustrations of geologists and scientists, letters (1843-86) addressed to Charles Upham Shepard and various letters to or from other geologists and scientists.
Gift of Dorothy Gulick in 1968.

SUBJECTS:
GEOLOGISTS
SCIENTISTS
SHEPARD, CHARLES UPHAM

MERRILL, LUCIUS HERBERT.
Papers.

The collection contains both academic and family papers of Lucius H. Merrill and of his son Edward O. Merrill and and Edward's son, Alan Merrill. These include lecture notes, research notes, letters, correspondence, diaries and journals.

SUBJECTS:
CHEMISTRY - STUDY AND TEACHING
GEOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

MILLER, CHARLEY, 1900-1966.
Collection.

Photographs, notebooks, motion picture films depicting activities at the camps of Bangor, Maine guide and sportsman Charley Miller. Numerous celebrity photographs are included.
Gift of the Miller Family.

SUBJECTS:
PHOTOGRAPHS
SPORTS - MAINE
SPORTS AND TOURIST TRADE

MILLER, WILLIAM H.
Legal correspondence, 1891-1904. 1ft.

An attorney in the town of Waldoboro, Maine in the 1890's and 1900's. He specialized in debt collection and bankruptcy. This collection primarily consists of legal correspondence to and from clients and plaintiffs. Additionally, there are a number of documents from the Waldoboro Post Office, 1826-1839, and two histories of Waldoboro.

SUBJECTS:
WALDOBORO, MAINE
LAWYERS

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS OF MAINE GOVERNORS.
Records, 1811-1980.

Collection of correspondence, appointments to official positions, newspaper clippings, campaign materials and illustrations of many of Maine's governors.

SUBJECTS:
GOVERNORS--MAINE

MITCHELL, FRANCES ROBINSON.
Collection. 3 ft.

Papers, clippings, etc. relating to the Sherman Lumber Co. and to a strike during the 1950's. Also included are papers and mementos of the Robinson, Steen, and Trafton families.

SUBJECTS:
STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS - LUMBER TRADE
SHERMAN LUMBER COMPANY
ROBINSON FAMILY
STEEN FAMILY
TRAFTON FAMILY
DEPRESSIONS - 1929 - UNITED STATES
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945

MOON, HAROLD F, 1885-1976.
Theater scrapbooks, 1895-1976. 1 ft.

The Harold F. Moon collection is composed of materials that document his career in the theater in the Bangor area. Includes scrapbooks of clippings, programs, and a manuscript. Materials dated from 1895 to 1976.

SUBJECTS:
THEATER - BANGOR, MAINE

MORELAND, JAMES.
Collection. 2 ft.

A theatrical history in pictures with special reference to the theater in Portland, Maine.  Also includes playbills, press clippings, advertisements, and maps.
Collected and arranged by James Moreland, August, 1936.

SUBJECTS:
THEATERS - HISTORY

MOULTON, OLIVER.
Papers, 1857-1863.

Financial records of sawmills belonging to Oliver Moulton, a resident of Pittston, Maine.

SUBJECTS:
SAWMILLS--MAINE
LOGGING--MAINE
LUMBERING--MAINE

MUENCH, JOHN, 1914- .
Artists papers, 1952-1993. 2 ft.

Artist and art critic, printmaker and illustrator. Served as Director of the Portland School of Art, Associate Professor and Director of the Printmaking Program, Rhode Island School of Design, and Artist in Residence, Westbrook College. Correspondence, articles, brochures, photographs, manuscripts, advertisements and exhibition catalogs.

SUBJECTS:
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE
ART MUSEUMS

MURDOCK, ELIAB W.
Papers, 1841-1877.

Letters written by Murdock to his wife Sarah Murdock while he was serving with Company F of the 17th Maine Regiment and in the Veteran Reserve Corps during the Civil War.

SUBJECTS:
UNITED STATES. ARMY. MAINE INFANTRY REGIMENT, 17TH (1861-1865)
UNITED STATES. ARMY. VETERAN RESERVE CORPS.

NASH, NORMAN BURDETT, 1888-1958/59.
Historical research papers 1918-1956.

Papers collected by Norman B. Nash relating to the history of Washington County, Maine and New Brunswick, Canada. Papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, illustrations, portraits, journals and monographs concerning the region, rolled maps (photostats).

SUBJECTS:
WASHINGTON CO., MAINE - HISTORY
NEW BRUNSWICK - HISTORY

NEEBURBAN CLUB.
Records, 1902-1987. 1 ft.

Records of an Old Town, Maine women's social and civic club from the beginning. Collection includes constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, and programs. A history of the Club is also included.

SUBJECTS:
OLD TOWN, MAINE
WOMEN - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

NEWALL, ROBERT H.
Papers, 1981-1987. ca. 10 ft.

Clippings of columns of the Bangor Daily News arts critic.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR DAILY NEWS
MUSIC CRITICISM
THEATER CRITICISM

NICHOLSON, NETTIE GOVE, 1905-
Genealogical papers. 1 ft.

Author. Research notes, mss., and photos, relating to Nicholson's publications, Maine, and the Nicholson family.
Deposited by Ms. Nicholson.

SUBJECTS:
GENEALOGY
MAINE - HISTORY
NICHOLSON FAMILY

NOBLEBORO, MAINE.
Papers, 1793-1915. 3 ft.

Town records, church records, genealogical information on Nobleboro families, records of historic sites and houses, and other papers, most collected and compiled by George F. Dow.
Deposited by Mr. Dow.

SUBJECTS:
NOBLEBORO, MAINE

NORTON, ARTHUR HERBERT, 1870-1943.
Papers, 1888-1943. 9 ft.

Naturalist. Correspondence, articles, scientific papers, pamphlets, bulletins, mss. and card files for Norton's "Catalogue of Birds of Maine," much of which was published by Ralph Simon Palmer in his Maine Birds (1949), and files on flora and fauna of Maine.
Bequest of Mr. Norton.

SUBJECTS:
NATURALISTS
BIRDS - MAINE
ORNITHOLOGY - MAINE

OAKS, NATHANIEL.
Papers, 1791-1935.

Papers of Nathaniel Oaks of Chelsea, Vermont, and Exeter, Maine, as well as documents from other residents of Exeter.
Gift of Eva Martin Whidden.

SUBJECTS:
FARMS--MAANE--EXETER
MAINE. MILITIA

O'CONNOR, RICHARD, 1915-1975.
Literary papers. 5 ft.

An author from Trenton, Maine. Manuscripts, correspondence, outlines, essays, sample chapters and other materials relating to O'Connor's books.

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE

ONAWA HOUSE RECORDS.
Papers, 1897-1904.

Guest registers for a hotel in Onawa, Maine.
Gift of Inez and Webb Noyes.

SUBJECTS:
HOTELS--MAINE--ONAWA
ONAWA (ME.)

ORONO HEALTH ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1971-1980. 3 ft.

Records of the Orono Health Association including annual reports, financial and tax records, and records of the Association's activities in the community.

SUBJECTS:
ORONO, MAINE
HEALTH ASSOCIATIONS

OWEN KATHERINE C., 1910-
Collection, 1850-1885. 2 ft.

19th century letters collected by Katherine C. Owen for publication in Dear Sue (1976) and Dear Capt. Fess (1977). Also included are other generalized and family documents, and the service records of Mrs. Owen's husband, Albert S. Owen, M.D.

SUBJECTS:
CHASE FAMILY
MORSE FAMILY
LEE FAMILY
SHIPPING

PACKARD, WILLIAM.
Papers, 1966-1985. 8 ft.

Twentieth Century playwright and editor of the New York Quarterly. Correspondence, scripts, manuscripts, notebooks, and poetry.

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN
DRAMATISTS, AMERICAN

PALMER, GIDEON STINSON, 1813-1891
Papers, 1841-1890. 1 box (7 folders)

Palmer, from Gardiner, Maine, was a physician and served as a surgeon during the Civil War. The papers, consisting of correspondence, circulars, orders and invoices, reflect that service.

PALMER, LLEWELYN D.
Papers, 1820's-1900. 1725 items. 1 ft.

The documents of law partners Llewelyn D. P. Palmer and Judge Charles F.H. Green. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, drafts of official documents, and other papers of Palmer and Green, law partners in Athens, Maine. Documents relate to town affairs, Maine militia, politics and legal work of the law firm.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
ATHENS, MAINE
LEGAL INSTRUMENTS
GREEN, CHARLES F.H.

PALMER, RALPH S.
Collection, 1842-2002.

Research materials and writings of Palmer, a professor and naturalist. Includes material related to Manly Hardy and Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as an extensive reprint collection of publications in natural history and zoology.
Gift of Ralph Palmer in 2000, 2002 and 2003; additional materials given by Palmer family in 2004.

SUBJECTS:
NATURAL HISTORY
ORNITHOLOGY

PARSONS FAMILY PAPERS.
Papers, 1838-1956.

Personal papers and business records of members of a family who maintained a home in Kennebunk, Maine, while conducting business in New York City, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina.They reflect the family's involvement in banking, interurban railroads, steel and coal.

SUBJECTS:
COAL TRADE
ELECTIC UTILITIES
STREET-RAILROADS

PASSAMAQUODDY PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION.
Papers, 1885-1970.

Copies of photographs of Passamaquoddy Indians in Maine made from original photographs held by the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History.

SUBJECTS:
PASSAMAQUODDY INDIANS--PHOTOGRAPHS

PATCH, EDITH MARION, 1876-1954.
Papers, 1910-1954.

Papers of a professor of entomology at the University of Maine, naturalist, and author of children's books. Includes correspondence with naturalists, speeches, stories, articles, and essays.
Gift of Geddes Simpson.

SUBJECTS:
NATURALISTS
ENTOMOLOGY
AUTHORS, AMERICAN

PAUL FAMILY PAPERS.
Papers, 1771-1917.

Personal papers of various members of the Paul family of Eliot, Maine, as well as a few documents from the Bartlett, Hammond, Leighton and Shapleigh families of Eliot.

SUBJECTS:
PAUL FAMILY
ELIOT (ME.)--HISTORY

PAYSON, ELLEN LOUISE, 1894-1977.
Landscape architectural drawings, 1913-1940. 525 items.

Landscape architect born in Portland, Maine. Collection of 525 architectural drawings including landscape architecture plans, contour drawings, planting diagrams and blueprints.  There are also detailed drawings of fences, garden paths, outbuildings and gates.  The drawings were done mostly in the 1920's and 1930's in Maine, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Connecticut and North Carolina and demonstrate the process of landscape design through the various types which are included, such as rough sketches, sketches on older blueprints, preliminary drawings, alternative drawings, final plans and final blueprints.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Payson Robinson.

SUBJECTS:
ARCHITECTURE
GARDENS - DESIGN
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

PAYSON-FOGLER FAMILIES.
Family reunion collection, 1883- .1 ft.

Material relating to the Payson-Fogler reunions beginning in 1883. Also includes genealogical material on the families.
Donated by Mrs. Ruth Goff.
Future deposits anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
PAYSON FAMILY
FOGLER FAMILY
GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES, ETC.

PEASE, WILLIAM HENRY, 1924-
Papers of William Henry and Jane H. Pease, 1957-1987. 3 ft.

Historian and educator. Correspondence, mss., edited copy, proofs and notes, relating to the Peases' book Bound With Them in Chains (1972), about slavery.
Card catalog in the repository.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Pease.

SUBJECTS:
SLAVERY IN THE U.S. - ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENTS
PEASE, JANE H.

PEIRCE FAMILY.
Papers, 1800-1930. 17 ft.

Correspondence, deeds, receipts, bills, and other papers of a Bangor, ME, family and their relatives in Massachusetts, relating to land titles, lumbering, real estate, shipping, and the import and export business.
Card index in the library.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Gift of Mrs. Waldo Peirce, 1971.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBERING
FORESTS AND FORESTRY
LAND TITLES
PEIRCE, WALDO T.

PENOBSCOT CHEMICAL FIBRE COMPANY.
Records, 1912-1993.

Records of the Penobscot Chemical Fibre Co. of Old Town, Maine, its subsidiary companies, Penobscot Development Co. and Penobscot Purchasing Co., and its successor company, Diamond International Corp.

SUBJECTS:
LOGGING--MAINE
LUMBERING--MAINE

PENOBSCOT LUMBERING ASSOCIATION.
Business records, 1854-1930. ca. 2 ft. and 520 v.

Correspondence (including letter books), receipt books, checkbooks, log mark lists, log agent reports, and time and payroll, logging, and cash records, and other ledgers and record books.
Deposited by F.B. Knight.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBERING - MAINE
BUSINESS RECORDS

PENOBSCOT PADDLE AND CHOWDER SOCIETY.
Records, 1974-1976.

Records of an organization in Bangor, Maine, for people interested in canoeing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. Materials center on environmental advocacy activities of the group.

SUBJECTS:
HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS--ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS--MAINE
CANOES AND CANOEING--MAINE

PERKINS FAMILY.
Papers, 1685-1945. 1 ft.

Correspondence, diaries, deeds, legal papers, family register, poems, genealogical material, and other papers of a Minot, Me., family. Persons represented include Enoch and Thomas Perkins.
Gift of Mrs. Ruth Emery.

SUBJECTS:
ALMANACS, AMERICAN
AMES, NATHANIEL
THOMAS, ROBERT
FARMER'S ALMANACK

PHI KAPPA PHI.
Records, 1897-1980's. ca. 107 ft.

History, financial papers, notes, and chapter records, of a national honorary fraternity founded at the University of Maine.
Card index in the library.
Information on literary rights available in the library.
Deposited by Phi Kappa Phi.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
GREEK LETTER SOCIETIES

PHIPPEN, SANFORD EDWIN, 1942- .
Papers, 1936 -     . 15 ft.

Maine author, poet and high school teacher and alumnus of the University of Maine.   Resident of Orono, Maine and Hancock, Maine.  Papers, correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, etc. for several of his books, articles, and publications including High Clouds Soaring, Storms Driving Low: The Letters of Ruth Moore, The Police Know Everything, and Kitchen Boy.  Also includes writings of Orono High School Students and writings of and about other Maine authors.

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE
HANCOCK, MAINE - HISTORY
MAINE - HISTORY
MAINE IN LITERATURE
MOORE, RUTH
ORONO, MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

PIERCE, ALLEN B.
Papers, 1830-1880. ca. 1 ft.

Shipmaster of Bangor, Me. Personal and business correspondence, deeds, business records, ledgers, account books, and ships' papers for the brigs George E. Dale, L.P. Snow, and Walter Howes.
Gift of Mr. Pierce, Orrington, Me., 1969.

SUBJECTS:
SHIPPING

PIKE, JAMES SHEPHERD, 1811-1882.
Papers, 1850-1880. 7 ft.

Journalist, diplomat and author from Calais, Maine. Including correspondence, diaries, note-books, account books, manuscripts, and some family material. Correspondents include Salmon P. Chase, Charles Anderson Dana, G.G. Fogg, and Horace Greeley.
Card catalog in the repository.
Deposited by Calais Free Library.

SUBJECTS:
POLITICAL SCIENCE
POLITICIANS - MAINE
JOURNALISTS - MAINE
DIPLOMATS

PINE ISLAND CAMP (BELGRADE LAKES, ME.)
Camp records, 1902-1987. 15 ft. 10 folio items

Records and photographs of the camps and activities. Includes camp records, financial records, correspondence, and records of campers. The photographs cover the entire period of the camp.
Deposited by E.L. Swan.

SUBJECTS:
CAMPING - MAINE

E. PLUMMER AND SONS.
Records, 1893-1937.

Business records of Edward Plummer and his sons of Lisbon Falls, Maine, including those for a gristmill, sawmill and lumber yard.

SUBJECTS:
SAWMILLS--MAINE--LISBON FALLS
GRISTMILLS--MAINE--LISBON FALLS
LUMBER-YARDS--MAINE--LISBON FALLS

PORTLAND CENTRAL LABOR UNION.
Records, 1906-1940.

Administrative records of a union that represented various trades such as barbers, plasterers, typographers, painters, carpenters, etc. and consisted of delegates of various unions within its jurisdiction.

SUBJECTS:
LABOR UNIONS--MAINE--PORTLAND
CENTRAL LABOR COUNCILS--MAINE--PORTLAND

PORTLAND LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM.
Records, 1933-1940.

Records documenting the founding and activities of the League in the years before World War II.

SUBJECTS:
PEACE--SOCIETIES, ETC.

POTTLE POSTCARD COLLECTION.
1 ft.

Maine and Massachusetts scenes.

SUBJECTS:
POSTAL CARDS
MAINE
MASSACHUSETTS

PRENTISS AND CARLISLE CO., INC.
Business records, 1874-1940. 13 ft.

The business records of the estate of Henry E. Prentiss, as administered by Henry M. Prentiss, concerning timberland holdings. Includes stumpage bills, records of checks received and sent, and correspondence. Also includes the Aroostook Land Company records.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBER TRADE
BUSINESS RECORDS
AROOSTOOK LAND COMPANY

PRICE, HARRIET H.
Papers, 1970-1985. 2 ft.

Papers concerning civil rights, American Indian Policy, and peace. Reports, clippings, news releases and audio tapes.

SUBJECTS:
CIVIL RIGHTS
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
PEACE MOVEMENTS


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