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Alice Mariett collection

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Identifier: 0214
Dates: 1932-1964

Anne Hazlewood-Brady papers

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Identifier: 0158
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, articles, playbills and personal papers. The first series consists of unpublished poetry, college plays, speeches, notes, and manuscripts of published works. The second series includes correspondence with family, friends, fellow artists, publishers, and political figures, documenting Hazlewood-Brady's involvement in women's activities, personal relationships, and literary pursuits. The third series relates to Hazlewood-Brady's...
Dates: 1958-2001

Christine Teale Howes collection

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Identifier: 0165
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes Howes' resume, some correspondence, one interview with the York County Coast Star, several chapbooks, and early drafts. Also included is the sheet music accompanying her compositions, Changing Perceptions and Epitaph.

Dates: 1979-1995

Daphne Winslow Merrill papers

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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

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

Dorothy M. Cram collection

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Identifier: 0058
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1931-1987

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 Jane Coatsworth papers

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Identifier: 0060
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes manuscripts, diaries and notebooks, personal and professional correspondence and memorabilia, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers from Coatsworth's life. It is possible that Coatsworth used the scrapbooks she constructed of clipped images from magazines and other sources as inspiration for her own work. The scrapbooks also contain personal mementos from her family such as a short poem from her husband, Henry Beston, signed the Chimney Farm Farmer, a...
Dates: 1854-1986

Elizabeth Lester Poole collection

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Identifier: 0286
Collection Scope and Content

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).

Dates: 1947-2006

Ellen Hamlin Butler collection

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Identifier: 0024
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a scrapbook.

Dates: 1911

Helen Rogers Smith collection

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Identifier: 0338
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, holograph and typed poetry.

Dates: 1977-1978

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

Jacqueline M. Barstow Sorenson collection

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Identifier: 0341
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a photocopy of a manuscript - Stuff n' Things Poetry n' Prose.

Dates: 1974

Jessie S. Cole collection

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Identifier: 0068
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a booklet of poetry written by Jessie Cole and illustrated by her daughter.

Dates: 1976

Kate Barnes papers

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Identifier: 0033
Collection Scope and Content

The collection contains manuscript material, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera.

Dates: 1960-2005, undated

Katharine O'Brien papers

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Identifier: 0266
Collection Scope and Content This collection documents O'Brien's creative work as well as her high school teaching career. Among the creative works included are poetry notes and drafts, published verse, musical scores, and literary correspondence. The collection includes O'Brien's Deering High School files from 1940-1971. These files are made up of class schedules, correspondence, programs from events, annual reports of the Math Department, and clippings about students and the school (especially regarding honors won by...
Dates: 1905-1986

Linda Tatelbaum papers

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Identifier: 0375
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of manuscript material related to her books, poetry, essays, journals related to her teaching and proprioceptive writing.

Dates: 1972-2003

Louise Bogan collection

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Identifier: 0036
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1934-1985

Marcella M. H. Hines collection

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Identifier: 0178
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains one handwritten poetry manuscript that includes notes about publication dates and periodicals in which the poems were published.

Dates: 1839-1874

Margaret Ellen Clifford collection

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Identifier: 0070
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes photographs, playbills, correspondence, ephemera from travels, school papers, and a published play (in Vassar Review).

Dates: 1928-1934

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

Nora Archibald Smith papers

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Identifier: 0356
Collection Scope and Content The Nora Archibald Smith papers document Smith's life as an author and school administrator. The collection includes scrapbooks of her writings in publications such as Kindergarten Review, The Outlook, Primary School Popular Educator and New England Magazine. The collection contains correspondence to Kate Douglas Wiggin collected by Smith while writing her biography of Wiggin; correspondence...
Dates: 1878-2009; Majority of material found within 1889-1924

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

Ramona Barth papers

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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

Sarah (Sally) White Jackson collection

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Identifier: 0197
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes poetry and a thesis.

Dates: 1960-1965

Sue McConkey papers

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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

Susan Nichols Pulsifer collection

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Identifier: 0292
Collection Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material and articles.

Dates: 1918-1974