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Celia Thaxter collection
Collection Scope and Content
This collection collection consists of correspondence, published material, reviews, clippings and photographs.
Clifford-Flanders Family papers
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains biographical and genealogical material, writings, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia. The first series consists of biographical information and birth, marriage, death and estate records, as well as a good deal of genealogical research on the Clifford, Lee, Hawkins and Flanders families (mostly performed by Margaret Clifford Flanders) with additional minimal information on the DeMerritt and Came lines. Of particular interest is the 1989 (Isles of) Shoals...
Dates: circa 1852-1989
Josephine Diebitsch Peary papers
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,...
Lael Morgan papers
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;...
Marie Ahnighito Peary papers
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...
May Sarton papers
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
Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood collection
Collection Scope and Content
The collection consists of material about the author's life and her literary career taken from 20th century newspapers and from journal articles; also a master's thesis, focusing on her work. A daguerreotype of Madame Wood, early 19th century ephemera promoting her publications and a manuscript entitled Recollections, written in 1845-55, are also included.
Sarah Orne Jewett collection
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
- Ephemera 5
- Manuscripts 5
- Memorabilia 4
- Postcards 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Typescripts 3
- American poetry -- 19th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 2
- Arctic regions -- Description and travel 2
- Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 2
- Diaries 2
- Facsimiles 2
- Greenland 2
- Greeting cards 2
- Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.) 2 + ∧ 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
- Alicia Patterson Fund 1
- Borup, George, 1885-1912 1
- Bowdoin College 1
- Clifford family 1
- Clifford, Mollie Lee 1
- Fields, Annie, 1834-1915 1
- Flanders family 1
- Flanders, Margaret Clifford 1
- Flanders, Marion Lee 1
- Geographical Society of Philadelphia 1
- Jewett family 1
- Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 1
- Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999 1
- Morgan, Lael 1
- Sarton, George, 1884-1956 1
- Sarton, May, 1912-1995 1 + ∧ less