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Abbie Huston Evans collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0113
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes biographical notes, correspondence, news clippings, and typescripts.

Dates: 1964-1988

Alice Mariett collection

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Identifier: 0214
Dates: 1932-1964

Bhima MacDonald Sturtevant papers

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Identifier: 0324
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains essays, poetry, manuscripts, maps, photographs, clippings, research and correspondence. Her research topics include islands, health, dancing, food, humor, music, transportation, the city of Portland and Abigail May. Some notable correspondents include Elizabeth Coatsworth, Hazel Wilson, Mary Worthley, Loring Williams and Dorothy Healy. Also included is information relating to the Old Orchard Beach Historical Society.

Dates: 1814-2000

Daphne Winslow Merrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0226
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes manuscripts of Merrill's articles and the book "More Cones From the Pines of Maine," as well as copies of published articles. Also included is literary correspondence with the publishers of Merrill's poetry. A scrapbook contains reader responses and clippings pertaining to "More Cones." There is material on the history and activities of the Maine Writers Research Club, as well as publications of other organizations with which Merrill was affiliated.

Dates: 1954-1992

Edith Patch collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0272
Collection Scope and Content

Includes articles, poems in greeting cards, and publicity.

Dates: 1913-1997

Elizabeth Foster collection

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Identifier: 0129
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists predominantly of typescripts of the author's published and unpublished novels, novelettes, short stories, and pages from works. It is possible Foster intended to expand upon them at a later time. A few of the works exist in various editions and some typescripts include synopses and a listing of the publications to which the pieces were submitted. There is information that indicates some of Foster's agents submitted their copies of her works to this collection. The...
Dates: 1942-1994

Florence Burrill Jacobs papers

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Identifier: 0191
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes extensive files of Jacobs' manuscripts, both published and unpublished, as well as correspondence from publishers dating from the 1920s through the 1970s. Also in the collection is biographical information, including autobiographical notes, student essays about Jacobs, photographs and school-related notebooks and memorabilia. Material relating to literary organizations and poetry awards is found in folders 121-124. The collection also includes clippings and...
Dates: 1904-1976

Hortense Flexner collection

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Identifier: 0131
Collection Scope and Content

Includes publicity, published poems, articles.

Dates: 1990-1993

Ina Ladd Brown collection

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Identifier: 0030
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of typescripts of Brown's poetry (some unpublished) and plays, as well as essays on the subject of writing. A small amount of correspondence and ephemera related to her writing is included. There are also clippings, student papers about Brown, and one folder of photographs from throughout Brown's life. Audiocassette recordings of Brown's poetry, read by her cousin Wayne McKusick, are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1957-1984

J. Day Mason collection

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Identifier: 0238
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes review, press releases, correspondence with Dorothy Healy, exhibit materials, photographs, and two poems in calligraphy.

Dates: 1987-1990

Kathleen Ellis collection

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Identifier: 0122
Collection Scope and Content

Includes reviews, workshop publicity and articles.

Dates: 1989-1996

Marion Kingston Stocking collection

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Identifier: 0351
Collection Scope and Content

Collection includes letter, clippings and a poem dedicated to Stocking.

Dates: 1995, 1999, undated

May Sarton papers

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Identifier: 0318
Collection Scope and Content The Sarton papers consists of diverse material types: an extensive photograph collection compiled by Sarton, correspondence, poetry drafts and typescripts, special printings, sound recordings, literary criticisms, published material, and personal memorabilia. Maine Women Writers Collection also holds a large portion of Sarton's personal library, over 2000 volumes, accessible on the University of New England library catalog, in addition to the inserts found in those books, which are housed as...
Dates: 1860-1994; Majority of material found within 1912-1980s

Monica Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0410
Collection Scope and Content

In addition to five folders of material in the alphabetical collection, there are 5 boxes of unprocessed papers relating to the drafting and publication of several of Wood's books, as well as numerous diaries from the 1970s. The journals are restricted until after Wood's death.

Dates: 1981-1997

Norma Millay collection

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Identifier: 0247
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a theater program, articles, correspondence.

Dates: 1926-1986

Patricia Smith Ranzoni collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0312
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, publicity, reviews and published poetry.

Dates: 1991-2011

Perdita Huston papers

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Identifier: 0180
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes files documenting Huston's professional life, beginning with her journalism work with Time/Life in Algeria until her final work on the Global Family Project in the late 1990s. Included are research notes, interview transcripts, drafts of her writing projects, correspondence from throughout her career, and material on organizations and conferences she was involved with. Also included are clippings of published articles by and about Huston which she collected....
Dates: 1936-2007

Rachel Lyman Field collection

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Identifier: 0141
Collection Scope and Content

Among the manuscript material in this collection is correspondence from Rachel Field to Elizabeth Coatsworth and Rosamond Lamb and letters from a Cranberry Island legend, Samuel Clark Sanford, to Rosamond Lamb. There are two photo Christmas cards, magazine and newspaper reviews of her books, her obituary, and notes revealing her husband's welfare after her death in 1942.

Dates: 1925-1971

Susan Nichols Pulsifer collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0292
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material and articles.

Dates: 1918-1974