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A. Carman Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0054
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1917-2005; Majority of material found within 1960-2003

Ann S. Stephens collection

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Identifier: 0319
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1835-1980

Anna Barrows papers

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Identifier: 0018
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes several folders of Barrows' notes and drafts of lectures on the subject of demonstration lectures. Also included are some of Barrows' published articles and other ephemeral material on the topic of home economics education. There is correspondence between family members, a number of Barrows' vital records (birth certificate, will, etc.), and material relating to Barrows' interest in gardening, antiques, and rare books. The collection includes over 30 original...
Dates: 1861-1948

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 The first series consists of unpublished poetry, college plays, speeches, notes, and manuscripts of published works.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

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

Carol Farley Kessler papers, 1949-2015

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Identifier: 0064
Scope and Contents The papers include manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers and background materials, photographs and artifacts. Series I. Biography includes transcripts, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae (C.V.), a record of citations of Kessler’s research, and her first 7th & 8th grade publications. Series II. Research includes drafts and publications of research articles on: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844-1911) and her mother of the same name (1815-1852), including a set of...
Dates: 1949-2015

Donna M. Loring papers

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Identifier: 0206
Collection Scope and Content The Donna M. Loring papers offer an in-depth perspective into the work of Maine's tribal representatives, and to Donna Loring's experience and work in the legislature, specifically. In addition to documenting her service in the legislature, the papers contain drafts of Loring's autobiographical work In the Shadow of the Eagle: A Tribal Representative in Maine (2008). There are materials related to the history of Maine's tribes, the Maine Indian Land Claims settlement, and Native arts and...
Dates: 1956-2016, undated; Majority of material found in 1990-2005

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

Dorothy M. Cram collection

 Collection
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

Edith A. Sawyer collection

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Identifier: 0330
Collection Scope and Content

Includes foreword by Harriett Prescott Spofford, envelope, photographs, engraving and article.

Dates: 1852-1956

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 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

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

Ethel Godfrey Loud collection

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Identifier: 0208
Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains travel diaries, photographs, letters; Smith College (class of 1901) memorabilia, as well as a memorial album for her husband.

Dates: 1880-1959; Majority of material found in 1886-1953

Frances Peabody papers

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Identifier: 0276
Collection Scope and Content Series 1 consists of the files set up by Peabody as she worked her way through the process of writing and publishing Tate House: Crown of the Maine Mast Trade. The files document the steps necessary to see a project through, ie., multiple drafts, publicizing, printers, funding, and reviews by peers. Peabody's original file titles and order were retained as much as possible. Series 2 contains multiple black and white images in publication layout telling the story of the merger between...
Dates: 1920-1997; Majority of material found in 1930-1940

Georgiana Souther Barrows papers

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Identifier: 0029
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence from Georgiana to her husband and her mother-in-law, and from her husband when he was in the Maine Senate. There are several verse manuscripts, one of which ("Dirge") is signed by Georgiana Barrows. Also included are 2 sheets of music (one unsigned manuscript, one published piece of music by Edward Howe, Jr.) There are also several photographs, including one of Georgiana, her husband and children, taken circa 1890.

Dates: 1856-1904; Majority of material found within 1856-1890

H. H. Price papers

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Identifier: 0280
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1983-2009

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

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

Kate Douglas Wiggin collection

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Identifier: 0403
Collection Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1880-2006, 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

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

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

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

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