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Ethel Godfrey Loud collection

 Collection
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

Josephine Diebitsch Peary papers

 Collection
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material created by the author, including personal and travel diaries from numerous international trips, essays and unpublished writings, prose and verse papers, correspondence, and translations of classical works.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

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

Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter collection

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Identifier: 0380
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of several manuscripts written by the author, a few pieces of correspondence, and some playbills and professional photos of Thaxter from her stage career, which spanned the 1920s-1940s. There is also a large collection of playbills from the 1930s-1960s, many related to her theater column “Through the Stage Door With Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter,” written for the Guy Gannett newspapers (Portland Press Herald) and covering theaters in Maine, Boston and New York, as well as...
Dates: 1890-1998

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0335
Collection Scope and Content Of the 261 files in the Smith Family papers, the majority are the papers of three Smith women. Series one contains materials pertaining to Marion Howard Smith (the central figure in the collection, 1849-1910). Series two consists of materials related to Marion Stuart Smith and series three is devoted to papers of daughter-in-law Susan Smith, including correspondence, legal and financial documents, playbills and photographs and illustrations. Series four gathers together correspondence,...
Dates: 1878-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1898

Toby Shafter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0365
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes a 1938 travel diary, photograph, news clippings, notes, correspondence and manuscripts.

Dates: 1938-1967