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Maine -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Abbie Bartlett Shapleigh correspondence

Identifier: 0316
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists entirely of correspondence as original letters and their typed transcriptions. The more than 200 letters cover the years between 1860 and 1892. Almost all of the letters were written by Abbie Shapleigh and directed to her children, her daughter receiving the large majority of them, her siblings, her husband, and Mrs. Thorpe. Abbie Shapleigh traveled extensively--her letters from the Poland Spring House in Poland Spring, Maine reference the curative powers of the...
Dates: 1860-1902

Elizabeth Ring collection

Identifier: 0299
Collection Scope and Content

Includes articles, reviews, teaching guides, and a copy of "Maine Bibliography: A Bibliographical Guide, 1973"

Dates: 1972-1997

Joyce Butler collection

Identifier: 0031
Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists mostly of published articles and essays on Maine history, written by Butler between 1970-1986. Also included are promotional material and reviews for her published books, and one folder of biographical material.

Dates: 1969-2014

Maine Retired Teachers Association records

Identifier: 0253
Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists of a typescript titled Grand State of Maine, assembled by the Maine Retired Teachers Association.

Dates: 1976

Marie Donahue papers

Identifier: 0101
Collection Scope and Content The Marie Donahue papers offer a unique portrait of a literary life anchored in South Berwick, Maine, much of it centering around Sarah Orne Jewett. There is correspondence between Donahue and numerous literary figures including Gladys Hasty Carroll, Dorothy Healy, and Douglas Alvord, as well as Senators Margaret Chase Smith and George Mitchell. The collection also includes letters between Donahue and her editors at various magazines, as well as letters from her former students. There is a...
Dates: 1904-2008