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Blanche Willis Howard collection

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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

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

Eleanor Noyes Johnson papers

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Identifier: 0424
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1932-1993

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

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

Lael Morgan papers

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Identifier: 0239
Collection Scope and Content Contained in the Lael Morgan papers are: newspaper clippings; photographs, including a large number of slides and transparencies; manuscripts; scrapbooks; travel logs; correspondence; media; and memorabilia. Series I. Clippings 1954-2011, includes clippings of articles by and about Morgan, many with photos by Morgan; clippings of articles of interest collected for her by Morgan’s parents; newspaper editions published or overseen by Morgan; clippings concerning friends, colleagues and family;...
Dates: 1936-2017

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 Ellen Chase papers

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Identifier: 0072
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of manuscript material highlighting Chase's writing process and publications. It focuses on three of the author's novels; early unpublished essays (1904-1909); extensive correspondence with family members, publishers, professors, statespersons, and other authors; and includes a small collection of photographs, both formal portraits and informal snapshots. The collection also holds exceptional personal scrapbooks created by the author, each one devoted to a...
Dates: 1902-1973

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

Ola Elizabeth Winslow collection

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Identifier: 0412
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence to Grace Dow and Dorothy Healy, photographs, and manuscript for John Eliot.

Dates: 1962-1977

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

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