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Ann S. Stephens collection

 Collection
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

Edith Leverett Dalton collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0092
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes handwritten manuscripts for two prose stories, "Country Life" and "The Blue Dress." The first page of "Country Life" is signed Sarah Hamilton.

Dates: circa 1897

Eleanor Noyes Johnson papers

 Collection
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 Akers Allen papers

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Identifier: 0007
Collection Scope and Content This collection is composed primarily of letters from Elizabeth Akers Allen to her friend Gilbert Tracy, written between 1902-1911. The bulk of the letters were written in 1902, and discuss her work, finances, and other personal matters. Also included are several letters to Tracy from Akers Allen's daughters, Grace Cook and Florence Percy McIntyre. Some literary correspondence between Akers Allen and several publishers is included, as well as a manuscript copy of Sea Birds, under her...
Dates: 1866-1911

Elizabeth Oakes Smith collection

 Collection
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

Frances Peabody papers

 Collection
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

Jacqueline M. Barstow Sorenson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0341
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a photocopy of a manuscript - Stuff n' Things Poetry n' Prose.

Dates: 1974

Joanna Halpert Kraus collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0199
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence and writings, some of which are manuscripts.

Dates: 1957-2009

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

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

Kathrine Cole Aydelott collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0015
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a manuscript of literary criticism about Sarah Orne Jewett's work. Aydelott's dissertation was titled "Maine stream : a bibliographical reception study of Sarah Orne Jewett."

Dates: 2003

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

Perdita Huston papers

 Collection
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

Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter collection

 Collection
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