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Special Collections: Guide to the Delano Family Papers

Summary Information

Collection Title: Delano Family Papers
Date of Collection: 1866-1990
Box Numbers: Cage Box 60
Quantity: .5 ft.

Administrative Information

Provenance: Gift of Elizabeth Delano Whiteman, 1990
Access Restrictions: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval
Preferred Citation: Delano Family Papers, Special Collections, Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information
For Additional Information:

Special Collections Department
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581 1686

Biographical Information

The Delano family lived in the Guilford/Abbot, Maine area. Washington Warren Delano b. Feb. 4, 1847 in Guilford, Maine, was the son of John and Mehitable Warren Delano and married Elizabeth Hartwell, daughter of Lysander and Lucy Rollins Hartwell. They had four children, Richard Hartwell Delano,b. 1879, Edward Warren Delano, b. 1880, Philip Hartwell Delano, b. 1884 and Helen Hartwell Delano, b. 1885. Edward Warren Delano was a University of Maine graduate. Edward's daughter, Elizabeth Delano Whiteman was the collector of these photographs and papers.


Includes family photographs, letters, documents and autographs of some noted personalities. Also includes genealogy of Delano and Hartwell families.

Finding Aid

Cage Box 60

Folder 1 American Society of Ancient Instruments Programs, 1984-1986.
Folder 2 Amos & Elizabeth Horton Delano Family Photos, c. 1900-1977.
Folder 3 Anne Delano Abt Family Papers, 1945-1977.
Folder 4 Article by Elizabeth Delano Whiteman, “Plastic Surgery for Books,” November 1950.
Folder 5 Artifact donation records - Elizabeth Delano Whiteman, 1972, 1990.
Folder 6 Artwork examples by Olive Grace Hartwell and Helen Morton.
Folder 7 Cemetery Photos and Inscriptions.
Folder 8 Clara Delano Family Photos and schoolchildren photos circa 1900-1910.
Folder 9 Columbus Delano Papers, 1866-1907
Folder 10 Daughters of the American Revolution and Daughters of Founders and Patriots of American Documents, 1969-1979.
Folder 11 Delano & Smith, Inc. - Edward Warren Delano.
Folder 12 Delano Family homes, other Maine scenes. Photographs and postcards
Folder 13 Delano Family clippings, programs and invitations
Folder 14 Delano Family Correspondence
Folder 15 Delano Family Correspondence (Postcards)
Folder 16 Delano Family History/Genealogy/Chronology
Folder 17 Delano Family Name Tracings
Folder 18 Delano Necktie
Folder 19 Delano Family Documents
Folder 20 Delano Family collection of autographs
Folder 21 Delano Family weddings and deaths
Folder 22 Edward Warren Delano Diaries, 1946 and 1955.
Folder 23 Edward Warren Delano Family photos.
Folder 24 Edward Warren Delano memorabilia.
Folder 25 Elizabeth Delano and Max Whiteman, family photos
Folder 26 Elizabeth Hartwell Delano (Mrs. Washington Warren Delano), Diaries. 1886 and 1888. Transcriptions by Elizabeth Delano Whiteman
Folder 27 Ford Times, August 1946
Folder 28 Franklin Wood Delano Photos
Folder 29 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Affiliations
Folder 30 Gould Academy Memorabilia
Folder 31 Helen Hartwell Delano Photos
Folder 32 John and Mehitable Warren Delano Family Photos
Folder 33 Miscellaneous photos, Delano and others
Folder 34 Richard Warren Delano & Louise Wood Delano Family Photos
Folder 35 Sketches by Elizabeth Delano Whiteman
Folder 36 Town of Bethel History and reproduction of 1878 Map
Folder 37 Washington Warren Delano & Elizabeth Hartwell Delano Family photos (parents of Edward Warren Delano, Helen Hartwell Delano & Richard Warren Delano)
Folio Photograph of Edward Warren Delano, n.d.

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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