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Patience Stapleton collection

Identifier: 0357
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of reproductions of several articles about Patience Stapleton as well as clippings containing several of her published stories.

Dates: 1932-1952

Patricia Davidson Reef collection

Identifier: 0310
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, articles, students' writing, photographs and publicity.

Dates: 1984-1989

Patricia Smith Ranzoni collection

Identifier: 0312
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, publicity, reviews and published poetry.

Dates: 1991-2011

Perdita Huston papers

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

Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter collection

Identifier: 0380
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of several manuscripts written by the author, a few pieces of correspondence, and some playbills and professional photos of Thaxter from her stage career, which spanned the 1920s-1940s. There is also a large collection of playbills from the 1930s-1960s, many related to her theater column “Through the Stage Door With Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter,” written for the Guy Gannett newspapers (Portland Press Herald) and covering theaters in Maine, Boston and New York, as well as...
Dates: 1890-1998

Rachel Carson collection

Identifier: 0081
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes material published in periodicals (photocopies) and one article about Carson.

Dates: 1946-2007

Rachel Lyman Field collection

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

Ramona Barth papers

Identifier: 0046
Collection Scope and Content The items in this collection range from unpublished manuscripts, to stamp collections, to large posters. There is a small collection of VHS and cassettes, as well as transparencies with which Barth made t-shirts (including one of her own face). Overall, the collection is made up of eight distinct series. The topics are varied, but because of Barth's passion for feminism, women's liberation is a common theme that threads throughout the entire collection. As early as her college essays, Barth...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1930-1990

Ramona Woodbury collection

Identifier: 0417
Collection Scope and Content

Includes obituary.

Dates: 1972-1985

Rebecca Cummings collection

Identifier: 0080
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a press release and an article.

Dates: 1984

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher collection

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

Rhea J. Cote Robbins collection

Identifier: 0313
Collection Scope and Content

Includes reviews, articles and workshop publicity.

Dates: 1996-1998

Rosamond Thaxter collection

Identifier: 0382
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes an obituary and articles.

Dates: 1962-1989

Ruth Moore collection

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

Ruth Sexton Sargent collection

Identifier: 0361
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence with MWWC, publicity materials, and articles.

Dates: 1937-1995

Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood collection

Identifier: 0418
Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists of material about the author's life and her literary career taken from 20th century newspapers and from journal articles; also a master's thesis, focusing on her work. A daguerreotype of Madame Wood, early 19th century ephemera promoting her publications and a manuscript entitled Recollections, written in 1845-55, are also included.

Dates: 1800-1998

Sandra Featherman papers

Identifier: 0429
Collection Scope and Content The Sandra Featherman papers consist of published academic papers, correspondence, speeches, news clippings and conference programs documenting her academic career and public service from 1967-2008, as well as a small amount of personal correspondence. The collection is arranged into seven series. Series 1, Biographical Materials, is primarily composed of newspaper clippings containing quotes from Dr. Featherman on the topics of Philadelphia politics, public education, ethnic voting and...
Dates: 1967-2008

Sarah Bridge Graves collection

Identifier: 0155
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of published articles, published and unpublished poetry, drawings by Graves, as well as mineral specimens. The collection also contains biographical material, correspondence to Dorothy Healy and publishers, and photographs of Graves.

Dates: 1942-1989, undated

Sarah Jones Bradbury collection

Identifier: 0049
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes extracts from Bradbury's diary (1750-1766), published in the Sunday courier-telegram in 1898, and excerpts from text read in 1888 at the Fortnightly Club of Chicago.

Dates: 1888-1898

Sarah Orne Jewett collection

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

Sarah Wyman Whitman collection

Identifier: 0419
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of articles and ephemera.

Dates: 1994-2008

Sharon Cummins collection

Identifier: 0084
Collection Scope and Content

The collection contains notes from Evergreen Cemetery, 1850 and 1860 censuses, and records from Kennebunk. The materials also include newspaper articles on the murder trial and an earlier description of the marriage and murder, which was included in the book Women Who Kill.

Dates: 2007

Shay Stewart-Bouley collection

Identifier: 0440
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains printouts of Stewart-Bouley's blog posts and clippings from her column in the Portland Phoenix and the Boston Phoenix.

Dates: 2007-2011

Sidney Baldwin papers

Identifier: 0047
Collection Scope and Content

This collection is composed largely of newspaper columns written by Baldwin, mostly for the Peoria star (Illinois), dating from the late 1890s through the 1950s. There is also biographical and genealogical information included, as well as some early family correspondence and several photographs of Baldwin in her later years. Also included in the collection is unpublished poetry, student responses to Ben of Old Monhegan, engraving plates, and a reel tape of a radio interview.

Dates: 1891-1986

Siri Beckman collection

Identifier: 0048
Collection Scope and Content

Includes greeting cards designed by Siri Beckman, resume and exhibition information.

Dates: 1992-2009

Smith family papers

Identifier: 0335
Collection Scope and Content Of the 261 files in the Smith Family papers, the majority are the papers of three Smith women. Series one contains materials pertaining to Marion Howard Smith (the central figure in the collection, 1849-1910). Series two consists of materials related to Marion Stuart Smith and series three is devoted to papers of daughter-in-law Susan Smith, including correspondence, legal and financial documents, playbills and photographs and illustrations. Series four gathers together correspondence,...
Dates: 1878-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1898

Stephanie Green Kincaid collection

Identifier: 0202
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence to Dorothy Healy, reviews and greeting cards.

Dates: 1978-1982

Sue McConkey papers

Identifier: 0224
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical material, including family photographs, and transcripts from interviews with McConkey. Other items include published articles about the writer and her work, material associated with the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, and chapbooks containing some of her poems. Also found in the collection is correspondence from McConkey addressed to the Maine Women Writers Collection curators and to Jeffrey Lee, a poet she mentored throughout the 1970s and '80s.

Dates: 1912-2001

Suffrage collection

Identifier: 0366
Collection Scope and Content The collection contains an 1884 printed letter which accompanied a circulating petition, enlisting signatures to support municipal woman suffrage, signed by five women, including Julia Ward Howe, working on behalf of the Massachusetts Women's Suffrage Association, a local branch of the American Woman Suffrage Association; a circa 1920 postcard with images of three suffrage leaders, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Lucretia Mott; a photocopy of a 1987 article in Reviews in...
Dates: 1884-1987; Majority of material found within 1884-1923

Susan McIlvaine Kenney collection

Identifier: 0203
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes articles and reviews, as well as several letters.

Dates: 1984-1995