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A. Carman Clark papers
The A. Carman Clark Papers contain diverse material types: diary/journals covering 30 years; manuscript, draft and printed columns, articles and books; research files composed of clippings, notes, and correspondence; extensive correspondence; information on memberships, awards, teaching and conferences; and memorabilia including photographs, school papers and her typewriter. Audiovisual materials and books have been removed to their respective general collections.
Alice Mariett collection
Ann S. Stephens collection
The majority of the collection material consists of Stephens' published works in periodicals of her time, including an 1859 open letter to Victor Hugo. Also included are one manuscript poem, a bibliography of her published pieces in The Ladies Companion, 1838-1839, and a piece combining biographical information and literary criticism of Ann Stephens written in 1880.
Anna Barrows papers
Anne Hazlewood-Brady papers
Blanche Willis Howard collection
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.
Carol Farley Kessler papers, 1949-2015
Daphne Winslow Merrill papers
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.
Donna M. Loring papers
Dorothy Clarke Wilson papers
Dorothy M. Cram collection
This collection includes poetry and short story manuscripts as well as clippings of published material by Cram. Also included is material related to Cram's love for collies, the subject of many of her writings. Also in the collection are items from Cram's family, such as a family crest and a number of photographs. There is also correspondence, mostly between Cram and Dorothy Healy.
Edith A. Sawyer collection
Includes foreword by Harriett Prescott Spofford, envelope, photographs, engraving and article.
Eleanor Noyes Johnson papers
This collection contains hand-written drafts and typescripts of Johnson's young adult novel, King Alfred II, as well as Armitage Hall. Also included is literary correspondence from 1957-1962, some publicity material, book reviews, and published short articles and stories.
Elizabeth Foster collection
Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth papers
Elizabeth Lester Poole collection
This collection includes Poole's CV; correspondence; published photography and writings; published photos and articles; and materials related to her work at Stanley Museum, including posters, brochures, slides, Stanley family interviews, and clippings. MWWC holds copies of a book about Chansonetta Stanley Emmons signed by members of the Stanley family, Lizzy Poole, and author Marius B. Peladeau, and the periodical Fish Rapper Digest (later called Radical Journey).
Elizabeth Oakes Smith collection
Ethel Godfrey Loud collection
This collection contains travel diaries, photographs, letters; Smith College (class of 1901) memorabilia, as well as a memorial album for her husband.
Frances Peabody papers
H. H. Price papers
These papers are organized into two series. Series 1 consists of book manuscript material pertaining to Blackberry Season: A Time to Mourn, A Time to Heal, published in 1993 by LuraMedia. Included are drafts of essays and chapters, correspondence, worksheets, illustrations, revisions, proofs and printer’s mechanicals produced between 1983 and 2009. Series 2 consists of three folders of materials pertaining to other projects, including correspondence, clippings and memorabilia.
Ina Ladd Brown collection
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.
Joanna Halpert Kraus collection
This collection includes correspondence and writings, some of which are manuscripts.
Josephine Diebitsch Peary papers
Kate Douglas Wiggin collection
The collection includes photographs, flyers and playbills for her work, reviews, ephemera, published work and original correspondence, as well as a series devoted to the California Kindergarten Training School and the Froebel Society. Some of the items are photocopies, which were gathered by Glenys Tarlow from other libraries in her research on Wiggin. The majority of the collection was compiled by Tarlow during her years of research.
Katharine O'Brien papers
Katy Perry papers
The bulk of this collection is composed of drafts for articles and clippings of Perry's numerous newspaper columns from 1966-2011. Also included are a few articles about Perry, as well as a biographical sketch, business card, senior thesis comparing Perry's Pieces of Earth to Thoreau's Walden, and approximately 44 VHS tape recordings of her television program, Our Towns, dated 1995-2004.
Lael Morgan papers
Louise Bogan collection
This collection includes a note from Bogan to Ruth Limmer, her literary executor, as well as brief MWWC correspondence with both Limmer and Bogan. There is also a special printing of Bogan's poem "July Dawn," a choral piece with text by Bogan, and a poetry manuscript entitled "Wanderlust." Also included is a Lotte Jacobi photograph of Bogan and clippings relating to Bogan and her work.
Margaret J. M. Sweat papers
Marie Ahnighito Peary papers
- Correspondence 41
- Photographs 40
- Ephemera 19
- American poetry -- 20th century 17
- Obituaries 15
- Typescripts 14
- Scrapbooks 12
- Diaries 11
- Portland (Me.) 9
- Promotional materials 9
- Facsimiles 8
- Memorabilia 8
- Negatives 7
- Travel 7
- Postcards 6
- Audiocassettes 5
- Notebooks 5
- Pamphlets 5 + ∧ less
- Deborah Morton Society (University of New England) 3
- Sarton, May, 1912-1995 3
- Bowdoin College 2
- Howard, Blanche Willis, 1847-1898 2
- Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 2
- National Geographic Society (U.S.) 2
- Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 2
- Peary, Marie Ahnighito, 1893-1978 2
- Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
- Poetry Fellowship of Maine (Firm) 2
- Prentiss, Marion Louise Howard, 1849-1910 2
- Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934 2
- Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923 2
- Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 1
- Alcott family 1
- Alicia Patterson Fund 1
- American Home Economics Association 1
- American Revolution Bicentennial Administration 1
- Amnesty International 1
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1 + ∧ less