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Obituaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Alta Ashley collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0002
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes an obituary, articles, photographs, a resume and a copy of a booklet authored by Ashley entitled The Monhegan ice pond. There is also a small amount of material relating to Monhegan Island.
Dates: 1969-1995

Anne R. Witten collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0392
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes articles, correspondence, and performance publicity.
Dates: 1972-1992

Blanche Willis Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0161
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains samples of Howard's literary work in manuscript form, biographical information, correspondence, business papers with her publishers, and estate documents. Some items are in German.
Dates: 1847-1906

Celia Thaxter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0368
Collection Scope and Content This collection collection consists of correspondence, published material, reviews, clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1861-1996

Clifford-Flanders Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0062
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

Constance Hunting collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0164
Collection Scope and Content The contents of this collection include photocopies of newspaper and magazine interviews with poet, editor and publisher Hunting and a color photo of the author. Also are two undated photocopies of essays Hunting wrote and a group photograph of an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Puckerbrush Press which she founded in 1971. MWWC holds a large number of her publications.
Dates: 1979-1996

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

Doris P. Faucher collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0168
Scope and Contents The collection contains Faucher's obituary in the August 2, 2015 Maine Sunday Telegram.
Dates: 2015

Dorothy Clarke Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0394
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of two series. Series 1 contains articles about and interviews with Wilson, typescripts of some of the author's writings and one of her poems, her autobiography (74 pages), and copies of her writings published in pamphlets and periodicals. In addition there is a large collection of personal scrapbooks documenting her published works from 1933 to 1949, as well as a scrapbook chronicling a trip to India in 1950. Series 2 consists of a number of decorative objects and...
Dates: 1926-1990s

Edith Chase Weren collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0397
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes an obituary, a transcription of the funeral service held at the First Congregational Church in Blue Hill, Maine, and a tribute to Weren in the Westbrook College publication The Mirror.
Dates: 1968-1973

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

Elisabeth May Ogilvie papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0264
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes biographical information, manuscript material, interviews, reviews, newsletters, photographs, correspondence, notes, and research materials. Ogilvie's manuscripts are typewritten, many with her own notations and corrections. Her notes are wide-ranging, and include ideas for stories, character development, historical background, and more. Her research materials include books and newspaper/periodical articles, and serve as a supplement to her notes. Also included is a...
Dates: 1933-2006, undated

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0060
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes manuscripts, diaries and notebooks, personal and professional correspondence and memorabilia, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers from Coatsworth's life. It is possible that Coatsworth used the scrapbooks she constructed of clipped images from magazines and other sources as inspiration for her own work. The scrapbooks also contain personal mementos from her family such as a short poem from her husband, Henry Beston, signed the Chimney Farm Farmer, a child’s...
Dates: 1854-1986

Esther E. Wood collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0398
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence, reviews, articles, and copies of the columns she wrote for various publications.
Dates: 1956-2002

Female Samaritan Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 0142
Collection Scope and Content The collection consists primarily of meeting and financial records, dating from the 1930s to the present. There are constitutions, brochures, clippings, and some photographs of the founder and members.
Dates: 1828-2007

Gladys Hasty Carroll collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0065
Collection Scope and Content The bulk of the manuscript material is correspondence with Burton Trafton, beginning in the late 1930s focusing on the years of World War II through 1990. There is also correspondence with Dorothy Healy exchanged during the 1980s. Other items in this collection are examples of the author's original typescripts with edits, critical reviews and acclamations, interviews, newspaper clippings, photographs of the author in her youth, copies of a newsletter series developed about her, printer’s dummy...
Dates: 1919-1999

Harriet Plimpton collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0278
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes typescripts, correspondence, photographs, a 1905-1909 diary, and memorabilia. Also in collection are an 1812 math exercise book once belonging to her great-grandfather Elias Plimpton and a small sculpture of a mother duck and five ducklings made of metal with a slate base.
Dates: 1812-1978; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Helen Nearing collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0261
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes articles, postcard, reviews, grant application.
Dates: 1917-2004

Helen Yglesias collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0421
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes articles, reviews, interviews, and obituary.
Dates: 1981-1998

Hilda Fife collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0133
Collection Scope and Content Includes correspondence with DMH, and articles.
Dates: 1972-1991

Jane C. Morrison collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0237
Collection Scope and Content Includes publicity and obituary.
Dates: 1987

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, early...
Dates: 1861-2003

Lael Morgan papers

 Collection
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

Laura Loud Orcutt collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0267
Collection Scope and Content Includes article, "The Decorator" Journal and obituaries.
Dates: 1980-1997

Lillian Russell Porter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0287
Collection Scope and Content Includes an obituary, correspondence with MWWC and manuscript.
Dates: 1954-1976

Louise Darcy collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0100
Collection Scope and Content Includes published poetry and obituary.
Dates: 1933-1978

Louise Dickinson Rich collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0304
Collection Scope and Content Includes a yearbook, articles, obituary and short story.
Dates: 1932-2009

Maine Women Writers Reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0431
Collection Scope and Content This artificial collection includes reference materials, articles, book reviews, and obituaries relating to a variety of people and organizations.
Dates: 1856-2013; Majority of material found within 1989-1999

Margaret Burnham collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0038
Collection Scope and Content Collection includes an obituary, poems, sermon from Oliver Ellsworth, photographs, a beaded bag, and an invitation to Constitutional Centennial Celebration.
Dates: 1808-1995

Margaret J. M. Sweat papers

 Collection
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 Annals...
Dates: 1835-2005, undated; Majority of material found within 1855-1908, undated