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RAILROAD SURVEY BOOKS AND PROFILES.
1870-1890. ca. 2 ft.

Maps, record books, accounts, lists of subscribers, level notes, and time books of Bangor and Katahdin Iron Works Railway, Castine and Bangor Railroad, Hatch's Cove Line, Bangor and Veazie Line, and Penobscot Central Railroad.

SUBJECTS:
RAILROADS - MAINE

REMICK FAMILY.
Oliver P. Remick Papers, 1686-1945. 15 ft.

Correspondence, diaries, bills, receipts, deeds, household account books, genealogical material, Massachusetts and New Hampshire militia commissions, papers of Masonic organizations and societies, and papers pertaining to the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service.
Gift of Paul E. Taylor.

SUBJECTS:
U.S. COAST GUARD
KITTERY, MAINE

REYNOLDS, CLARK GILBERT, 1939- .
Literary papers, 1974. ca. 2 ft.

Historian and educator. Mss., proof sheets, galley sheets and notes relating to Reynolds' book about naval power, The Command of the Sea (1974).
Deposited by Mr. Reynolds.

SUBJECTS:
NAVAL HISTORY

RICHARDSON, ARTHUR B.
Papers, 1915-2000. 1 document box.

Contains personal papers of Arthur B. Richardson and his family, Rockland, Maine. Includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, etc. Of particular interest are letters and other documents about the Richardsons' life in Moscow, 1915-1918.

SUBJECTS:
RICHARDSON FAMILY
RUSSIA--HISTORY

RICHARDSON, DANIEL, 1815-1890.
Ellery Ward Collection.
Business and personal papers 1841-1887. 3 ft.

Merchant, public official and state legislator of East Baldwin, Me. Correspondence, bills, documents and other papers.
Card index in the library.
Purchased from Ellery Ward.

SUBJECTS:
U.S. - HIST. - CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865.
POLITICAL SCIENCE
POLITICIANS
EAST BALDWIN, MAINE

RING FAMILY.
Papers, 1855-1971. 1 box.

Includes business records of Edmund T. Ring and scrapbooks documenting the career of his son Edgar E. Ring, both of Orono, Maine.

SUBJECTS:
RING, EDMUND T.
RING, EDGAR E.

ROBERT W. TRAIP ACADEMY.
Records, 1900-1961. 2 boxes.

Records of the board of trustees of Train Academy, Kittery, Maine. Included is a photograph album with pictures of construction of the original building in 1904.

SUBJECTS:
ROBERT W. TRAIP ACADEMY--HISTORY
KITTERY (ME.)--HISTORY

ROBERTS, MERVIN.
Papers, 1984-2002.

Files of a consultant on various aquaculture projects in Maine.

SUBJECTS:
AQUACULTURE--MAINE
FISH CULTURE--MAINE

RUBENSTEIN, ARNOLD THOMAS, 1888-1955.
Historical papers, 1705-1950. 7 ft.

Historian. Writings, notes, official documents, clippings, and photos, partly in German, Russian, and French, relating to Rubenstein's book 1000 Years of Russian History, written under the pseudonym J. Thomas.
Gift of Mrs. Eva Reich Moise.

SUBJECTS:
RUSSIA - HISTORY
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945
TROTSKY, LEON, 1879-1940

RUGGLES AND GOULD, ATTORNEYS.
Legal and business papers 1805-1864. 1 ft.

The papers of the law partnership of Ruggles and Gould of Thomaston, Maine. Includes correspondence, depositions, briefs and other legal documents that pertain to their practice and clients, mostly in the then Lincoln County, now Knox County, Maine during the 1830's-1860's predominantly.
Gift of the Maine State Museum.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
LAWYERS
GOULD, ALBERT P.
RUGGLES, JOHN

RUNTZ, VICTOR.
Political cartoons. 22 flat boxes

Over 1,000 editorial cartoons originally published in the Bangor Daily News, 1958-1970s.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR DAILY NEWS
CARICATURES AND CARTOONS
CARTOONISTS - MAINE

SANFORD, ALPHEUS, 1922-1996.
Academic papers, 1958-1991. 1 ft.

Professor of Counselor Education and School Guidance, University of Maine. Course syllabi, overviews of the counselor education program, performance agreements, pupil and peer evaluations, journal articles, and other materials related to graduate education at the University. Also included are records of eight counseling/guidance institutes (1960-1967) resulting from the National Defense Education Act of 1958.

SUBJECTS:
COUNSELING - STUDY AND TEACHING - MAINE
EDUCATIONAL COUNSELING - MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

SANSOM, LEE.
Collection, 1984-2002. 1 box.

Articles about Stephen King and his work collected by Lee H. Sansom.

SUBJECTS:
KING, STEPHEN, 1947---CRITICISM AND INTERPRETATION

SAYER, HENRY D., 1915-1957.
Papers, 1944-1957. 1 ft.

Sayer was with the American Heart Association and was General Manager of the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board. These papers mainly relate to his work with the Committee on Effect of Strain and Trauma on the Heart and Great Vessels.

SUBJECTS:
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

SCHILDKNECHT, EDMUND G.
Papers, 1920-1970.

Artist and art teacher in Maine, Oregon and Indiana, includes 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 Stebbins. Schildknecht, Edmund's wife..
Gift of Edmund G. Schildknecht.

SUBJECTS:
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE
ART - MAINE
SCHILDKNECHT, RUTH STEBBINS

SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS, DETROIT, MAINE.
Records, 1834-1906. 1 ft.

The financial records of the schools and school districts in the Detroit, Maine area. Records also include some town records, and some overseer of the poor records.

SUBJECTS:
DETROIT, MAINE
EDUCATION - FINANCE

SCHOTT, JOHN PHILIP, 1879-194?
Military papers, 1898-194? 1 ft. 

Collection of papers concerning the military service of John P. Schott.  Includes a diary and photo album from his service in the Philippines and correspondence concerning his pension.  Some United States Spanish War Veterans material is also present.
Gift of Douglas Gelinas, 1998-99.

SUBJECTS:
PHILIPPINES - HISTORY
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR, 1898
MILITARY PENSIONS

SCHRUMPF, MILDRED BROWN AND WILLIAM ERNEST.
Personal and culinary papers, 1905-1990's.  18 ft.

A Bangor, Maine, authority on cookery, cookbook author and newspaper columnist for the Bangor Daily News and an agricultural economist with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station.  Includes columns, cookbooks, recipes, notebooks, menus, correspondence, clippings and University of Maine memorabilia.  
Gift of Mildred "Brownie" Shrumpf, June 9, 1998

SUBJECTS:
COOKERY - MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
BANGOR DAILY NEWS

SECORD, ERIC M.
Papers, 1917-1946. 1 record carton.

Personal papers and business records of a salesman of lumber and roofing products from Portland, Maine.

SUBJECTS:
SALES PERSONNEL
WOOD PRODUCTS

SERMONS, AMERICAN, 1768-1893.

Collection of sermons given in Maine or by Maine ministers. Most are published, a few are in manuscript form.
Acquired as gifts over a number of years.

SUBJECTS:
SERMONS, AMERICAN

SHAW, MERLE B., 1891-1977.
Papers, 1930's - 1940's. 3 ft.

Shaw was an Associate Paper Technologist for the Bureau of Standards from 1919 to 1949. Papers include research reports, paper samples, and reprints of articles on pulp and paper technology.

SUBJECTS:
PAPER INDUSTRY

SHEPPARD, EDMUND M.
University Papers, 1970-1996

Sheppard was a professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Maine from 1962 to 1997. The collection contains materials concerning Professor Sheppard's service on various committees and as faculty representative to the Board of Trustees. Some Engineering Department material is also present.
Gift of Professor Edmund Sheppard, July 28, 1997.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM

SHIELDS, ELLEN W.
Papers, 1950-1972.

Diaries, poems and songs and personal correspondence of the author of a book of poetry entitled "River Driver's Song and Other Lyrics."

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE

SIEBERT, FRANK T.
Papers, 1934-1964.

Photocopies of notebooks compiled by Siebert in his study of the language of the Penobscot Indians in Maine.

Gift of Dr. Bryant Richard Garrett, October 2008.

SUBJECTS:
PENOBSCOT LANGUAGE--STUDY AND TEACHING
PENOBSCOT INDIANS--LANGUAGE

SILVER, ARTHUR E.
Class Photographs, 1899-1905. ca. 50 photographs.

Photographs of students from the class of 1902 at the University of Maine. A few photographs of members of the classes of 1899, 1900, 1901, 1904 and 1905 are also included.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE. CLASS OF 1902
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE - STUDENTS - PHOTOGRAPHS

SMITH, DAVID CLAYTON, 1929- .
Papers, 1970's - 1980's. 27 ft.

Historian and educator at the University of Maine.
Gift of Professor Smith.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
MAINE - HISTORY

SMITH, DAVID G.
Papers, 1888-1990.

Material gathered by Smith during his life-long association with and interest in the Katahdin Iron Works region of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
KATAHDIN IRON WORKS (ME.)--HISTORY
OUTDOOR LIFE--MAINE--KATAHDIN IRON WORKS

SMITH, THOMAS.
Business and financial papers 1808-1851. ca. 10 ft.

The Thomas W. Smith business and financial papers concern primarily his business dealings between 1808 and 1851 and the business of the Augusta Bank of which he was a director. Included are correspondence, financial records, bank records and business records of lumber, dry goods, hardware, and shipping.
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBER TRADE
AUGUSTA, MAINE
SHIPPING
AUGUSTA BANK

SMITH, WALTER BROWN, 1858-1939.
Journals 1878-1929. 5 ft.

Archaeologist and geologist. Collection of personal journals concerned with geology and archaeology, some correspondence, original illustrations of Native American artifacts, books and pamphlets used by Walter B. Smith. Archaeological journals have been transcribed and indexed.

SUBJECTS:
GEOLOGY - COLORADO
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA - MAINE
MAINE - ANTIQUITIES
MAINE - ARCHAEOLOGY
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (U.S.)

SMITH'S MAGAZINE.
New York, Smith's Publishing House.

Monthly. Includes stories by Holman Day, Ben Ames Williams, Fannie Hurst, Mary Roberts Rinehart.

SUBJECTS:
DAY, HOLMAN F.
WILLIAMS, BEN AMES
HURST, FANNIE
RINEHART, MARY ROBERTS
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE

SPECK, FRANK GOULDSMITH, 1881-1950.

Copies of photographs of Penobscot Indian life taken in the field by Speck around 1911 as well as copies of photographs collected by him.

SUBJECTS:
PENOBSCOT INDIANS - PHOTOGRAPHS
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA - MAINE

SPRAGUE, RICHARD S., 1926-1990.
Academic Papers, 1956-1990. 4 ft.

Professor of English, University of Maine. Research notes and correspondence, unpublished manuscripts. Included are materials about Carl Sprinchorn (artist), John Springer (woodsman), George Chapman, and Albert Gallatin.
Gift of Mrs. Richard Sprague, June 1994.

SUBJECTS:
DIPLOMATS, AMERICAN
SPRINCHORN, CARL, 1883-1971
GALLATIN, ALBERT, 1761-1849
SPRINGER, JOHN S.
CHAPMAN, GEORGE
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE

SPRATT FAMILY.
Correspondence, 1880-1920.  1 ft.

Letters to and from family members, including Fred Spratt,  Chessman Spratt and Melissa Chadwick Spratt.  Includes genealogical information compiled by Billie Lundberg. Fred Spratt was a farmer in East Palermo, Maine and many of the letters relate to the farm and the weather.

SUBJECTS:
AGRICULTURE - MAINE
EAST PALERMO, MAINE

SPRINCHORN, CARL, 1887-1971.
Papers, 1900-1971. 10 ft.

Painter and author. Correspondence, art exhibition materials, unpublished manuscripts and notes of Sprinchorn during his working life. Includes the Marsden Hartley and Rex Slinkard series.

SUBJECTS:
ARTISTS, AMERICAN - MAINE
HARTLEY, MARSDEN
SLINKARD, REX

STAHL, JASPER J., 1886-1970.
Papers, 17[60]-1970. ca. 7 ft.

Historian of Waldoboro, Me. Correspondence, research notes and clippings relating to Stahl's history of Waldoboro and to Germans in Maine.
Deposited by Waldoboro Historical Society.

SUBJECTS:
GENEALOGY
GERMANS - MAINE
WALDOBORO, MAINE - HISTORY

STARBIRD, EDWIN R.
Papers, 1896, undated.

Collection contains 62 photographs taken by Starbird, including 20 identified as part of his "Woods of Maine" series. It also contains a folder of Starbird family papers.

SUBJECTS:
PHOTOGRAPHS--MAINE
PHOTOGRAPHERS--MAINE

STARBIRD, EDWIN R.
13 photographs, [188-?].

Collection contains one photograph from Starbird's Rangeley Lake View series, one from his Views of Tim Pond and the Seven Ponds series, seven from the Woods of Maine series and four from the area around Katahdin Iron Works.

SUBJECTS:
PHOTOGRAPHS--MAINE
PHOTOGRAPHERS--MAINE

STETSON FAMILY.
Papers, 19th and early 20th centuries. ca 60 ft.

Papers of a prominent Bangor family with interests in the ice trade, shipbuilding, slate industry, and lumber trade.
Gift of the Maine State Museum, 1988.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR, MAINE
BUSINESS RECORDS

STEWART, ALICE ROSE.
Academic papers, 1946-1980. 8 ft.

Teacher of history at the University of Maine at Orono. Research and thesis notes relating to Canada and the West Indies, the Maritime Union, and imperial defense.
Card catalog in the repository.
Deposited by Miss Stewart.

SUBJECTS:
CANADA - HISTORY
CANADIAN AMERICAN CENTER, UNIV. OF MAINE
COLLEGE TEACHERS
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

STUART COLLECTION.
Ships and bank papers, 1844-1884.  1 ft.

A ship owning family, Stephen W. Stuart, William H. Stuart, and John B. Stuart, from Richmond, Maine.  The papers primarily pertain to the ships: J.J. Hathorn, Grotto, and Bazaar, but a number of others are represented.  Some papers relate to the Richmond National Bank (1878-1884).  Includes receipts, correspondence, financial records and cargo lists.

SUBJECTS:
SHIPPING
SHIPS
BANKS AND BANKING - MAINE

SWEETSER FAMILY.
Papers, 1895-1910.

Letters, diaries, photographs and memo books of two students at the University of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--STUDENTS

TALBOT-WHITTIER FAMILY.
Papers, 1789-1937 (inclusive); 1849-1933 (bulk). 2 record cartons.

Papers of various members of the Talbot family of East Machias, Maine, including Peter Talbot, Frederic Talbot, Stephen C. Talbot and Samuel Hammond Talbot. Also information about or collected by Henry S. Whittier, author of articles on the history of East Machias.
Gift of Micah T. Whittier and Barbara Talbot Whittier in 1971.

SUBJECTS:
DIARIES
UNITED STATES - HISTORY - CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865.
TALBOT FAMILY
WHITTIER FAMILY
EAST MACHIAS, ME

TAYLOR, PAUL E.,1914-1978.
Collection, 1650-1976. 6 ft.

Physician and amateur historian. Correspondence, diaries, account books, copybooks, mss. of writings, railroad and steamship timetables, legal documents, catalogs and other family and personal papers collected by Taylor and relating to the Kittery, Me., and Portsmouth New Hampshire area.
Gift of Dr. Taylor.

SUBJECTS:
MAINE - HISTORY
ELIOT, MAINE - HISTORY
KITTERY, MAINE - HISTORY.
PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE - HISTORY.

C.E. THAYER AND SON.
Papers, 1840's - 1880's. 1 ft.

Correspondence, bills, receipts, notes, legal papers relating to a general store in Winterport, Maine. Personal papers and letters included. Harvard University catalogue of students attending medical lectures, 1841-1842.

SUBJECTS:
GENERAL STORES--MAINE--WINTERPORT
WINTERPORT (ME.)--COMMERCE
HARVARD UNIVERSITY

THOMPSON, DEBORAH.
Papers, 1978-1984. 10 ft.

Material primarily concerning the research and writing of the book "Bangor, Maine, 1769-1914, an architectural history." The collection includes the manuscripts, proofs and notes.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR, MAINE
ARCHITECTURE - MAINE - BANGOR - HISTORY

THOMPSON, HENRIETTA.
Papers, 1942-1992.

Research material of a member of the class of 1992 at the University of Maine for a master's thesis entitled "Walk a Little Faster: Escape from Burma with General Stilwell in 1942."

SUBJECTS:
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945--CAMPAIGNS--BURMA
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945--PERSONAL NARRATIVES

THOREAU FELLOWSHIP.
Records, 1960- . 14 ft.

Mss. of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, photos and other records of a society with headquarters in Maine encouraging publication and activity in the fields of history, conservation, preservation of natural resources and other interests of Henry David Thoreau.
Deposited by officers of the Fellowship.

SUBJECTS:
THOREAU, HENRY DAVID, 1817-1862
ECOLOGY
AUTHORS, AMERICAN
LITERATURE - HISTORY AND CRITICISM

THURSDAY CLUB.
Records, 1910-1976.

Records of a club for faculty wives and women faculty at the University of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--HISTORY
COLLEGE TEACHERS' SPOUSES--MAINE
WOMEN COLLEGE TEACHERS--MAINE

TOWNER, WAYLAND DEAN, 1892-1977.
Papers, 1910-1971.

This collection documents the life history of Wayland Towner, a member of the Class of 1914 at the University of Maine. Contains sections on his time at the university, his service in World War I and as secretary of the alumni association, and his career in public relations and fundraising. Includes letters, photographs and articles with his own narrative.

SUBJECTS:
WORLD WAR, 1914-1918 - PERSONAL NARRATIVES
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
AMERICAN RED CROSS
TOWNER FAMILY

TRACY, HERBERT, 1853-1923.
Records, 1897-1913. 1 ft.

Records of dock and boat shop in Winter Harbor, Maine. The books include wharfage, towing charges, labor, wages, sales of paint and marine supplies.

SUBJECTS:
BOATS AND BOATING - EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
WINTER HARBOR, MAINE

TRASK, HENRY O., 1903-1998.
Papers, 1917-1970. 1 ft.

A collection of charts, graphs, reports and writings submitted for course assignments at the University of Maine and Yale School of Forestry reflecting curriculum in civil engineering, entomology, and forestry.  Several reports focus on forested areas and lumber manufacturers in the vicinity of Orono, Maine from 1926-1936.  Trask also saved programs from campus activities including track meets, Winter Carnivals, Maine Masque Club productions, and the UMaine 1927 commencement ceremony.

SUBJECTS:
FORESTRY - MAINE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE - CAMPUS LIFE

TREWORGY, HARRY.
Papers, 1940-1976. ca. 2 ft.

Retail store proprietor and member of Governor's Council of Maine. Correspondence while a member of the Governor's Council, political and personal letters and photos. Includes material on Indian affairs in Maine.
Card catalog in the repository.
Deposited by Mr. Treworgy.

SUBJECTS:
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
POLITICIANS

TUPPER, STANLEY R., 1921-
Papers, 1953-1967. 32 ft.

U.S. Representative of Maine. Correspondence, government documents and other official records and papers relating to health and welfare, defense and U.S.-Canadian relations, together with some personal papers.
Deposited by Mr. Tupper.

SUBJECTS:
LEGISLATORS - U.S.
POLITICIANS

TURNER FAMILY.
Papers, 1835-1886. 2 ft.

Diaries, financial papers, photographs, postcards and letters of an Isle au Haut family.

SUBJECTS:
DIARIES
ISLE AU HAUT, MAINE

TURNER, WALTER W.
Papers

University of Maine professor in the College of Engineering. Materials related to the formation of an electrical engineering program at the University of Southern Maine and Professor Turner's participation in several committees related to the study of the International Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project of 1960 and the Upper St. John River hydroelectric power development. Includes a history of the University of Maine Engineering Department from 1894-1994 written by Professor Turner.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
WATER-POWER

UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH.
Records, 1835-1990.

Records including minutes, financial records, membership rolls, etc., of the United Baptist Church of Old Town, Maine.

SUBJECTS:
BAPTISTS--MAINE--OLD TOWN

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE MEDIA SERVICES.
Collection, 1991-2001.

Records, 1991 an honorary society for women at the University of Maine. Includes a history, membership information, correspondence, financial records and information about special projects and events.

SUBJECTS:
DISTANCE EDUCATION--MAINE.
EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY--MAINE.

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE. ALL MAINE WOMEN.
Records, 1925-1970s.

Records of an honorary society for women at the University of Maine. Includes a history, membership information, correspondence, financial records and information about special projects and events.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--SOCIETIES, ETC.
WOMEN COLLEGE STUDENTS--MAINE--ORONO--SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE. CENTER FOR MARINE STUDIES, DARLING CENTER RECORDS.
Records, 1900-2009 (bulk, 1965-2009)

Records of the Center for Marine Studies and associated organizations funded by the UM/UNH Sea Grant Program.  The majority of the papers deal with the Darling Center's research in conjunction with the Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company as well as other Darling Center research projects.  Also included are three CD-ROMs of files digitized by the Darling Marine Center librarian in 2009.  The CD-ROMs contain copies of correspondence, historical records, meeting notes, information about local history, newsletters, newspaper articles, video files, audio files, and photographs.

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE CLASS MEMORABILIA AND PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION.
Collection, 1872-1974.

Items relating to various classes at the University of Maine, including photographs of members, booklets and programs and reports of class officers as alumni.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--ALUMNI AND ALUMNAE
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--HISTORY

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, CLASS OF 1944.
Advanced infantry ROTC records.

Collection of records of the surviving members of the ROTC class of 1944 made between 1988 and 1994. Records cover their training and follow their wartime careers.

SUBJECTS:
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS.
Records, 1900-1997.

Minutes, programs, publications, photographs, correspondence and financial records of various organizations at the University of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--SOCIETIES, ETC.
COLLEGE STUDENTS--MAINE--ORONO--SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FACULTY AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOC.
Association papers, 1971-1979. 1 ft.

Papers kept by the secretary, including minutes, correspondence and related papers, 1972-1976, 1979.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE - EMPLOYEES
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE - FACULTY ORGANIZATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE MARINE LABORATORY AT LAMOINE.
Records, 1931-1950.

Administrative records of the marine laboratory established in 1931 at Lamoine, Maine, to meet the needs of undergraduates studying marine invertebrate zoology..

SUBJECTS:
MARINE BIOLOGY--RESEARCH--MAINE--LAMOINE
ZOOLOGY--RESEARCH--MAINE--LAMOINE

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SOPHOMORE EAGLES-SOPHOMORE OWLS.
Records, 1928-1993.

The Sophomore Eagles is a women's organization formed at the University of Maine in 1926. The Sophomore Owls, a men's organization, was founded in 1909.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--STUDENTS--SOCIETIES, ETC.

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE STUDENT POLITICAL ACTIVITY COLLECTION.
Records, 1966-1978.

Contains material concerning student political activity on the campus of the University of Maine during the late 1960's and early 1970's.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--STUDENT MOVEMENTS
STUDENTS--MAINE--ORONO--POLITICAL ACTIVITY

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE WAR RECORDS.
Records, 1917-1945.

Records of the office of the university president and the alumni association documenting the service of students and alumni in World War I, World War II and the Korean War.

SUBJECTS:
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE--ALUMNI AND ALUMNAE
SOLDIERS--MAINE

VALLEE, RUDY.
Papers, 1917-1984. ca. 7 ft.

Papers of a popular vocalist including correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia.

SUBJECTS:
MUSICIANS--UNITED STATES

VASQUEZ, WILLIAM T., 1927-1991.
Military papers, 1946-1948. 1 ft.

Letters, military documents, and photographs of Korea.

SUBJECTS:
KOREA
UNITED STATES - ARMY

VICKERY, JAMES B., 1917- 1997.
Civil War records, 1861-65. 1 ft.

Official records from the 6th Maine Volunteer Infantry (Company E) and the 2nd Maine Volunteer Cavalry. Collection includes muster rolls, orders, quartermaster returns and casualty reports.
Gift of James B. Vickery.

SUBJECTS:
U.S. - HIST. - CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865

VICKERY, JAMES B., 1917-1997.
Collection of Manuscripts, 

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. 
Gift of James B. Vickery.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR, ME - HISTORY
CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA
MAINE - HISTORY
U.S. - HIST. - CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865

VICKERY, JAMES B., 1917-1997.
Research papers. 6 ft.

Contains material collected by James Vickery concerning Maine history, especially that of Bangor. Also contains biographical and family information. Includes research notes, photocopies of newspaper clippings, business and municipal records, reports, etc.

SUBJECTS:
BANGOR (ME.)--HISTORY
MAINE--HISTORY

VIGUE, RAYMOND F., 1913- .
Lumber transport notebooks, 1927-1997.  3 ft.

A collection of photocopied notebooks detailing various aspects of Mr. Vigue's career in the logging transport industry. Collection also includes 7 models of vehicles used in logging operations and built by Mr. Vigue.
Original notebooks loaned by Raymond Vigue and photocopied by the Special Collections Department, Spring 1998. The models were a gift of Mr. Vigue.

SUBJECTS:
LUMBERING - MAINE
EAGLE LAKE AND WEST BRANCH RAILROAD

WABANAKI INDIANS: MATERIAL FROM COLLECTIONS AT THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY.
Records, 1872-1977.

Photocopies primarily of field notes of 20th century anthropologists on Abenaki Indians from the collections at the American Philosophical Society.

SUBJECTS:
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA--HISTORY--SOURCES

WAKEFIELD, O. H.
Papers, 1869-1938. ca. 3 ft.

Sawmill owner of Oxford, Me. Ledgers, account books and other business records as well as personal and family papers, chiefly of Ralph Wakefield.
Deposited by David Smith.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
MACHINERY
CATALOGS, COMMERCIAL

WALTON FAMILY 
Papers, 5 ft

Papers relating to the Walton, Shepard, Parker and Hahn families of Belfast, Maine.  Includes letters, receipts, diaries, deeds and other genealogical material.

SUBJECTS:
BELFAST, MAINE
SHEPARD FAMILY
PARKER FAMILY
HAHN FAMILY

WEATHERBEE, ARTEMUS E., 1918-1995.
Papers. 1954-1970s. 16 ft.

University of Maine trustee, served in United States Post Office and as Administrative Assistant Secretary of the United States Dept. of Treasury.
Gift of Mr. Weatherbee.

SUBJECTS:
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

WEBBER FAMILY.
Ledgers

Ledgers and maps of the timberland business owned by several generations of the Webber family.

SUBJECTS:
FOREST LANDOWNERS--MAINE
LUMBERING--MAINE

WEINER, MARLI.
Papers, 1988-2004. 11 ft.

Research notes, resources, manuscripts and curriculum materials stemming from the career of Dr. Marli Wiener, a professor of history and women's studies at the University of Maine.

SUBJECTS:
EDUCATION
WOMEN'S STUDIES

WESTERFIELD FAMILY.
Collection, 1783-1884. 490 items.

Correspondence of Mary A. Bickford, including love letters from Thomas McDonald; journals of Charles Colman (1817-18), Zador Humphrey (1814-40), and Ira Witham (1867-81); account books and deeds of Samuel B. Russell; papers relating to the Maxim family, of Thorndike, Me., and the Goss and Waterhouse families of Paris and Danville, Me.; ships' logbooks, and miscellaneous account books.
Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield.

SUBJECTS:
SHIP'S PAPERS
MAXIM FAMILY
GOSS FAMILY
WATERHOUSE FAMILY
WESTERFIELD, PEGGY HARTSHORN, 1884-19??

WHEELWRIGHT, BOND.
Papers, 1940's-1960's. ca. 80 ft.

Publisher. Correspondence, mss. and printers galleys, publicity items and other records of Bond Wheelwright Company, a publishing firm in Freeport, Me., which Wheelwright owned.
Deposited by Mr. & Mrs. Wheelwright.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
PUBLISHERS AND PUBLISHING

WHITNEYVILLE AGENCY.
Records, 1853-1885.

Financial information about the operation of the Whitneyville Agency, a company formed by a group of landowners and lumbermen and consisting of sawmills and a railroad.

SUBJECTS:
SAWMILLS--MAINE--WHITNEYVILLE

WIGGINS, JAMES RUSSELL, 1903- .
Papers, 1908-1985. 66 ft.

Editor and Vice-President of the Washington Post. Papers are mainly related to the Post but there are some personal items. Other papers cover his appointment as ambassador to the United Nations, 1968-69, and work as owner and editor of the Ellsworth American newspaper.
Gift of Mr. Wiggins.

SUBJECTS:
WASHINGTON POST
AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS - WASHINGTON, D.C.
UNITED NATIONS
AMBASSADORS - UNITED STATES - UNITED NATIONS

WIGHT, CLEMENT P.
Socialist Party of Maine papers 1896-1915.

Papers and records of the Socialist Party of Maine connected with Clement P. Wight of Old Orchard Beach. Included are some personal papers and records of the labor organization called the Boston and Maine Railroad Towerman's Brotherhood.

SUBJECTS:
TRADE UNIONS.
LABOR.
SOCIALISM - MAINE.

WILKINSON, NORMAN.
Papers, 1970-1996.

Wilkinson, a professor of theater at the University of Maine, was an actor, playwright and director of the Maine Masque at the university. The papers contain Wilkinson's files documenting plays performed by Maine Masque.

SUBJECTS:
MAINE MASQUE THEATER--HISTORY
COLLEGE THEATER--MAINE--ORONO

WILLIAM TELL CLUB.
Records, 1903-1950. 2 ft.

Membership books, account books, photos and other records relating to activities of a Maine sportsman's club and their hunting and fishing trips to the Mount Kineo area. Also includes personal papers of Sherwood E. Bain, a member of the club.
Gift of Sherwood E. Bain.

SUBJECTS:
HUNTING AND FISHING CLUBS

WILLIAMSON FAMILY.
Papers, 1849-1977.

Papers of various members of the Peirce and Williamson families of Maine including Ada H. Williamson, Ada C. Williamson, Frances Williamson Peirce and Ada Peirce McCormick.

SUBJECTS:
PIERCE FAMILY
WILLIAMSON FAMILY

WILSON, DOROTHY CLARKE, 1904- .
Papers, 1925-1973. ca. 36 ft.

Author of Orono, Me. Literary mss., notes, and galley and printer's proofs of Mrs. Wilson's works.
Gift of Mrs. Wilson.

SUBJECTS:
DRAMA
AUTHORS, AMERICAN - MAINE
WILSON, ELWIN L.

WILSON, EDGAR KENARD, 1879-1943.
Engineering papers, 1893-1911. 3 ft.

Materials concerning the construction of the Panama Canal. Blueprints, photographs, reports, and other materials concerning the Isthmian Canal Commission. Includes a copy of the deed to the canal.
Donated by Mrs. D.S. Bradford.

SUBJECTS:
PANAMA CANAL
CANALS, INTEROCEANIC

WINSLOW, OLA E.
Papers, 1960s-1970s. 6 ft.

Author of A Destroying Angel: The Conquest of Smallpox in Colonial Boston (1974).

SUBJECTS:
AUTHORS, AMERICAN

WLBZ (RADIO STATION), BANGOR, MAINE.
Station records, 1931-1973. ca. 42 ft.

Correspondence, logbooks, programs and other office and station records.
Deposited by the station manager.
Future additions to the collection are anticipated.

SUBJECTS:
RADIO STATIONS
BANGOR, MAINE
BROADCASTING - MAINE

WOMAN'S CLUB OF ORONO.
Records, 1887-1972. ca. 3 ft.

Correspondence, minutes, scrapbooks, and other records of a literary and social club.
Deposited by the club.

SUBJECTS:
ORONO, ME
WOMEN - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

WOMAN'S NATIONAL FARM AND GARDEN ASSOCIATION. MAINE DIVISION.
Records, 1951-1993.

Annual reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings, treasurer's reports, membership lists and scrapbooks of an organization devoted to stimulating interest in conservation of natural resources and love of country life as well as helping women to gain training in agriculture and horticulture.

SUBJECTS:
COUNTRY LIFE--MAINE--SOCIETIES, ETC.
RURAL WOMEN--MAINE--SOCIETIES AND CLUBS

WOOD, FREDERICK A.
Business records, 1872-1885. 2 ft.

Records from a shingle and lumber mill, makers of shingles, lumber, wood products, and dealers in potatoes. The mill was also known as the Wood & Hurd Mill, with J.A. Hurd as D.A. Wood's partner. Receipts, bills, and correspondence.

SUBJECTS:
BUSINESS RECORDS
LUMBER TRADE
SHINGLES

WOODSUM FAMILY.
Papers, 1824-1890s.

Papers of various members of the Woodsum family of Peru, Maine, including correspondence, legal documents, account books and ledgers.

SUBJECTS:
WOODSUM FAMILY
PERU (ME.)--HISTORY

WORLD WAR, 1939-1945.
1 ft.

Pamphlets and published materials relating to the Second World War, 1939-1945.

SUBJECTS:
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945

YORK, ERSKINE CLIFTON, 1892- .
Papers, 1839-1955. ca. 2 ft.

Circus clown and restaurant owner of Camden, Me. Correspondence, memorabilia, clippings, and photos relating to York's career as "Yorkie the Clown" and restaurant owner.
Gift of Mrs. York.

SUBJECTS:
CIRCUS - U.S.
CLOWNS

YORK FAMILY PAPERS.
Papers, 1866-1923, 2 boxes (14 folders)

The collection contains a daily list of farm chores written in 1866-1867 by an unknown compiler as well as Samuel York's diaries from 1891-1923, outlining his daily activities on his farm. Poultry records for 1907 and 1912-1913 are also found in the collection. Also included are letters dated 1883-1895 to Frank P. York , then living in Manchester, New Hampshire. The letters are primarily from his mother, Augusta York, and his sisters, Mary and Hattie, and discuss family matters. An audiotape made by the donor, Ellen M. Watson Greer, daughter of Hattie York Watson, is included in the collection and describes its content, especially the farm journals

SUBJECTS:
POUTLTRY--MAINE
FARMERS--MAINE

YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF MAINE.
Records, 1881-1943.

Records and publications including minutes of executive committee meetings, lady's auxiliary records, and records of the state secretary.

SUBJECTS:
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF MAINE--HISTORY


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