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Blanche Willis Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0161
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains samples of Howard's literary work in manuscript form, biographical information, correspondence, business papers with her publishers, and estate documents. Some items are in German.

Dates: 1847-1906

Casey Miller collection

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Identifier: 0221
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes letter to Dorothy Healy, articles, interview.

Dates: 1986-1987

Dahlov Ipcar papers

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Identifier: 0183
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes drafts and publication material relating to Ipcar's 1990 collection of fantasy short stories, The Nightmare and Her Foal. Also in the collection are articles and essays by and about the author (including a draft of her autobiography for the Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography), art exhibit catalogs, and notecards designed and signed by Ipcar. There are also several original works of art by Ipcar.

Dates: 1966-2005

Dorothy Clarke Wilson papers

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Identifier: 0394
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of two series. Series 1 contains articles about and interviews with Wilson, typescripts of some of the author's writings and one of her poems, her autobiography (74 pages), and copies of her writings published in pamphlets and periodicals. In addition there is a large collection of personal scrapbooks documenting her published works from 1933 to 1949, as well as a scrapbook chronicling a trip to India in 1950. Series 2 consists of a number of decorative objects and...
Dates: 1926-1990s

Edna St. Vincent Millay collection

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Identifier: 0232
Collection Scope and Content The collection consists of photocopies of the poet's early work, copies of biographic sketches, including one by Ramona Barth, and correspondence with her mother and sisters. Also included are a few photographs of a school-aged Millay, an example of her signature, and two volumes of Tamarack, a journal edited by her sister, Norma Millay, in the 1980s. Samples of commemorative ephemera in celebration of her Maine birthright and longtime ownership and residency of Ragged Island in Maine's...
Dates: 1900-1992

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

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

Elizabeth Oakes Smith collection

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Identifier: 0331
Collection Scope and Content The collection contains original copies of Smith's first stories "The Western Captive," "The Christian Sisters," and "Gems and Reptiles," published in 1842 and poems published in an 1852 edition of Graham's Magazine. Biographical information is available in photocopied newspaper articles and a web site printout. Also in the collection are two photographic reprints of Smith, one as a young woman and also in her later years. Among the material is a piece of correspondence dated 1866, to a...
Dates: 1842-2007

Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford collection

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Identifier: 0337
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of the author's pieces published in late 19th and early 20th centuries magazines, biographical material, a pencil sketch of Spofford, and research about Spofford by scholars. Approximately one dozen periodicals containing over 40 of the author's works are housed in the periodical collection. Approximately two dozen books from the author's personal library, listed in folder 009, are also available.

Dates: 1860-2004

Heather Payson collection

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Identifier: 0279
Collection Scope and Content

Includes photocopies of poetry and letter from Dorothy Healy.

Dates: 1985

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

Judith Magyar Isaacson papers

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Identifier: 0184
Collection Scope and Content This collection documents Isaacson's research and writing of Seed of Sarah, her Holocaust memoir. The collection consists of research material, including papers relating to a reunion of former inmates of the Lichtenau concentration camp. Also included are original drafts with editorial comments and revisions, publication documentation, and reviews of the published book. There is also material documenting Isaacson's public appearances, including reactions and correspondence from New England...
Dates: 1945-1999

Lou Rogers collection

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Identifier: 0307
Collection Scope and Content

Includes letters to Dorothy Healy, article and portion of "Studies in American Humor" by Alice S. Klak.

Dates: 1985-1986

Marjorie Johnson collection

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Identifier: 0193
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence and obituary.

Dates: 1975, 1981

Mary R. Palmer collection

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Identifier: 0289
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence with Dorothy Healy, broadsides and reviews.

Dates: 1984-1998

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

Mildred McKinley Abele papers

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Identifier: 0223
Collection Scope and Content The Mildred McKinley Abele Collection spans the dates 1912-1948. This collection includes personal correspondence, examination notes from nursing school, earlier education materials, graduation certificates as well as a diary, bank book and CD of scanned images. The correspondence begins in her first year as a probationary nursing student (1927) at Cary Memorial Hospital in Caribou, Maine. The bulk of McKinley's correspondence are written to her mother and sister in New Brunswick. These...
Dates: 1912-1948

Patricia Smith Ranzoni collection

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Identifier: 0312
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, publicity, reviews and published poetry.

Dates: 1991-2011

Susan Nichols Pulsifer collection

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Identifier: 0292
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material and articles.

Dates: 1918-1974

Trafton collection of Sarah Orne Jewett materials

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Identifier: 0195
Scope and Contents The collection includes a large variety of research pertaining to the life of Sarah Orne Jewett. There is information on Jewett geneology, as well as The Old Berwick Historical Society and the Sarah Orne Jewett House restoration. There is an essay on Jewett by John Frost, as well as one by a Harvard student. The collection includes numerous transcriptions of letters and journal entries, many from the Houghton Library, as well as the Boston Public Library, Princeton, New York University,...
Dates: 1856-1990