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Celia Thaxter collection

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Identifier: 0368
Collection Scope and Content

This collection collection consists of correspondence, published material, reviews, clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1861-1996

Elisabeth May Ogilvie papers

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Identifier: 0264
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes biographical information, manuscript material, interviews, reviews, newsletters, photographs, correspondence, notes, and research materials. Ogilvie's manuscripts are typewritten, many with her own notations and corrections. Her notes are wide-ranging, and include ideas for stories, character development, historical background, and more. Her research materials include books and newspaper/periodical articles, and serve as a supplement to her notes. Also included is a...
Dates: 1933-2006, undated

Female Samaritan Association records

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Identifier: 0142
Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of meeting and financial records, dating from the 1930s to the present. There are constitutions, brochures, clippings, and some photographs of the founder and members.

Dates: 1828-2007

Helen Nearing collection

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Identifier: 0261
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes articles, postcard, reviews, grant application.

Dates: 1917-2004

Josephine Diebitsch Peary papers

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Identifier: 0283
Collection Scope and Content The collection consists of a large variety of historical items, including four important scrapbooks compiled by Rear Admiral and Mrs. Peary's daughter, Marie Peary Stafford, which place in chronological order, papers and photographs telling the story of their lives, the majority of the contents focusing on Josephine Peary. As in the scrapbooks, the collection contains letters of correspondence between Josephine and Robert as early as 1884 through 1910, publication and speech manuscripts,...
Dates: 1861-2003

Louise Dickinson Rich collection

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Identifier: 0304
Collection Scope and Content

Includes a yearbook, articles, obituary and short story.

Dates: 1932-2009

Margaret J. M. Sweat papers

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Identifier: 0350
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains manuscript material created by the author, including personal and travel diaries from numerous international trips, essays and unpublished writings, prose and verse papers, correspondence, and translations of classical works. There are also personal and themed scrapbooks, commonplace books, a recipe book, a drawing and a watercolor done by the author, photographs and a photographic album of the author and of the author's home. Included in the collection are the...
Dates: 1835-2005, undated; Majority of material found within 1855-1908, undated

Marie Ahnighito Peary papers

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Identifier: 0348
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of a wide variety of material documenting Marie Peary Stafford's life. There is a large amount of manuscript material including typescripts of her many publications, both books and stories submitted to magazines. The collection holds the published copies, the publishers’ contracts, reviews of her writings, and Marie’s notes for her stories. Also included are drafts of her lectures and speeches, extensive memos about various responsibilities she accepted as the...
Dates: 1862-1995

Mary Ginn Worthley collection

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Identifier: 0409
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, articles, essays, a commonplace book and photographs.

Dates: circa 1940-1990

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

Nancy Dibner papers

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Identifier: 0110
Collection Scope and Content The Nancy Dibner papers are divided into five series. Series 1 holds her papers concerning the National Organization for Women (NOW). Series 2 holds her papers concerning the formation of the Maine Chapter of NOW. Series 3 contains all the white papers and pamphlets on subjects of interest to NOW in the 1970s, which varied from abortion to zero population growth. Series 4 contains two small personal files, and series 5 is a collection of feminist buttons and political stickers of the early...
Dates: 1966-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-1973

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

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher collection

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Identifier: 0314
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence (1976-1987), articles, photographs, speeches and Reyher's obituary. The letters are mostly concerned with the donation of the Sinon-Reyher Collection to Westbrook College and the Maine Women Writers Collection. There is documentation of the collection, including photographs of artifacts and information on the first exhibition of the collection in 1977. There is some biographical and suffrage information. The Maine Women Writers Collection also houses a...
Dates: 1960-1987

Ruth Moore collection

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Identifier: 0252
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes manuscripts of Moore's post-1955 novels and poetry collections, as well as editor's notes, advance copies and galleys of these works. Also included are scrapbooks and loose clippings of reviews and publicity, as well as fan mail and literary correspondence. The collection includes biographical material about Moore and some memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1995

Sarah Orne Jewett collection

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Identifier: 0196
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, artifacts, and family business records. The manuscripts include: a poem written by Jewett at age fourteen; notes found in her personal copy of the Norman Conquest; "Indians," her earliest known manuscript; and a complete manuscript copy of the "Night Before Thanksgiving." The correspondence with family, friends and business associates gives a view into Jewett's...
Dates: 1801-1997; Majority of material found within 1881-1906