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Audrey White Beyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0021
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes typescripts of Beyer's early poetry and prize-winning articles, as well as of her four young adult novels, published from 1959-1968. Page proofs, dummies, advertisements, reviews, and correspondence with publishers and readers are included. A small amount of biographical material is included, as well as several photographs of Beyer and a pencil portrait.

Dates: 1935-1985

Deborah Dalfonso collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0088
Collection Scope and Content

The five folders in this collection include her obituary, fourteen articles for Down East Magazine, a sample of other magazine articles, and mock-ups of her two books: Sister (about the life of interior decorator Sister Parish), and Christina Olsen (on the woman featured in Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World").

Dates: 1988-2008

Fannie M. Harford diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 0013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four diaries written during the years 1897-1900, 1915, and 1922. In these diaries, Fannie M. Harford records detailed accounts of daily weather patterns, including record-breaking weather events. She writes about her home and family life, recording visits to friends, travel to other cities, and time spent in the summer at their beach house. Harford discusses properties and the movement of tenants in the South Portland neighborhood where she lives. The family...
Dates: 1897-1922

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

Lee Agger collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0011
Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence with former MWWC curator Dorothy Healy, Agger's speech for the Altrusa Club meeting and a letter to Annette Dorey.

Dates: 1981-1988

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