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Collection Scope and Content
This collection collection consists of correspondence, published material, reviews, clippings and photographs.
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes primarily correspondence to and from members of the Chandler family from 1870-1949. The bulk of the letters date from 1925-47, and are addressed either to Grace ("Bird") or Ellen ("Lulla" / "Kit"). Many of the letters document Grace's handling of the family's investments, as well as the financial challenges caused by the 1929 stock market crash. Correspondence to Ellen is of more personal nature, and includes a large number of letters from her future husband, James...
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
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,...
Collection Scope and Content The Maine Media Women Records consist of the papers generated by officers of the organization in the course of carrying out their functions. It also contains membership directories, newsletters published by MMW, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The vast majority of the materials are paper-based, although there are a few computer disks, two VHS tapes, a plaque, and a ribbon and pin decoration. The records are arranged in seven series, following an organizational framework that MMW...
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...
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
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
- Clippings 7
- Photographs 7
- Manuscripts 5
- Obituaries 5
- Scrapbooks 4
- Diaries 3
- Memorabilia 3
- American poetry -- 19th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 2
- Arctic regions -- Description and travel 2
- Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 2
- Facsimiles 2
- Greenland 2
- Portland (Me.) 2
- Postcards 2
- Promotional materials 2
- AIDS activists -- Maine -- Portland 1 ∧ less
- 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
- Barry, William David 1
- Borup, George, 1885-1912 1
- Bowdoin College 1
- Chandler family 1
- Chandler, Ellen 1
- Chandler, Grace 1
- Children's Home of Portland (Portland, Me.) 1
- Clark, A. Carman, 1917- 1
- Dodge, Terry 1
- Dyer, Mary 1
- Fields, Annie, 1834-1915 1
- Frannie Peabody Center 1
- Geographical Society of Philadelphia 1
- Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc. 1
- Jewett family 1
- Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 1 ∧ less