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Special Collections: Guide to the Julianna FreeHand Collection

Summary Information

Collection Title: Julianna FreeHand Collection
Collection Number: MS 187
Dates of Collection: 1870 - 1908
Box Numbers: 1191
Quantity: 1 box

Administrative Information

Provenance: On loan from Julianna FreeHand
Access Restrictions: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval
Preferred Citation: Special Collections, Raymond H. 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

Julianna FreeHand is the author of A Seafaring Legacy, a book which tells the story of Sumner Drinkwater (1859-1942), captain of the barque “Grace Deering” from 1897-1903, and his wife, Alice (1861-1915), who often accompanied him at sea.

Contents

Diaries and letters of Sumner Drinkwater, a Maine sea captain and his wife, Alice Gray Drinkwater, 1870 - 1908. Consists of some of the materials used by Julianna FreeHand in the writing of A Seafaring Legacy.

Arrangement

Diaries arranged chronologically.

Box 1191

Folder 1 Finding Aid
Folder 2 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1872
Folder 3 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1873
Folder 4 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1874
Folder 5 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1879
Folder 6 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1880
Folder 7 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1881
Folder 8 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1882
Folder 9 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1885
Folder 10 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1886
Folder 11 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1887
Folder 12 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1888
Folder 13 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1889
Folder 14 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1890
Folder 15 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1891
Folder 16 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1892
Folder 17 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1895
Folder 18 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1899
Folder 19 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1990
Folder 20 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1991
Folder 21 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1902
Folder 22 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1903
Folder 23 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1904
Folder 24 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1905
Folder 25 Sumner Drinkwater Diary 1909
Folder 26 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Father, 13 Jul. 1870
Folder 27 Letter from S[umnner] P. D[rinkwater] to Father, 9 Feb. 1872
Folder 28 Letter from S[umner] P. Drinkwater to Father, 3 Sept. 1872
Folder 29 Letter from S[umner] P. Drinkwater to Father, 1 Aug. 1875
Folder 30 Letter from Father to Sumner [Drinkwater], 22 Nov. 1889 - 25 Nov. 1889
Folder 31 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Mother, 4 Oct. 1898
Folder 32 Letter from Rob. P. Pooley to Capt. and Mrs. Drinkwater, 19 Jan 1899
Folder 33 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 1 May 1899
Folder 34 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 3 May 1899
Folder 35 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 5 May 1899
Folder 36 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Cousin Eva, 12 May 1899 - 16 June 1899
Folder 37 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 14 May 1899-24 Sept 1899
Folder 38 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 24 June 1899
Folder 39 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 7 Oct. 1899-30 Oct. [1899]
Folder 40 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 6 Nov 1899
Folder 41 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 15 Feb 1900
Folder 42 Letter from Benj. Webster to U,S. Inspectos of Steam Vessels (copy), 2 Mar. 1900
Folder 43 Letter from Alice Drinkwater to Hattie, 20 Aug. 1900
Folder 44 Letter from N. W. Rice Co. to S. P. Drinkwater, 16 Mar. 1903
Folder 45 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 15 Dec. 1903
Folder 46 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 7 Feb. 1904-27 Mar. 1904
Folder 47 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 31 Mar. 1904
Folder 48 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 10 Apr. 1904
Folder 49 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 17 Apr. 1904
Folder 50 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 26 Apr. 1904- 28 Apr. 1904
Folder 51 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 18 May 1904-22 {May 1904]
Folder 52 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 29 May 1904-[7 May 1904]
Folder 53 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 19 June 1904-11 July 1904
Folder 54 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater]to Alice [Drinkwater], 22 Dec. 1907-[14 Feb. 1908]
Folder 55 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Mother and Father, 1 Jan. 1908-14 Feb. 1908
Folder 56 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 19 Feb. 1908-26 Feb. 1908
Folder 57 Letter from Alice [Drinkwater] to Sumner [Drinkwater], 23 Feb. [1908]-24 Feb [1908]
Folder 58 Letter from Alice [Drinkwater] to Sumner [Drinkwater], 1 Mar. 1908-2 Mar. 1908
Folder 59 Letter from Edith to Sumner [Drinkwater], 2 Mar. 1908
Folder 60 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Father and Mother, 8 Mar. 1908
Folder 61 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 9 Mar. 1908
Folder 62 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 13 Mar. 1908
Folder 63 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 17 Mar. 1908-24 Mar. 1908
Folder 64 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 5 Apr. 1908-28 Apr. 1908
Folder 65 Letter from Alice [Drinkwater] to Sumner [Drinkwater], 26 Apr [1908]-30 Apr [1908]
Folder 66 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 27 Apr. 1908
Folder 67 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 1 May 1908
Folder 68 Letter from Alice [Drinkwater] to Sumner [Drinkwater], 1 May 1908-4 May 1908
Folder 69 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Mother, 1 May 1908-12 May 1908
Folder 70 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 7 May 1908
Folder 71 Letter from [Sumner Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] [1908]
Folder 72 Letter fromAlice [Drinkwater] to Sumner [Drinkwater], 9 May [1908]-11 May [1908]
Folder 73 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 74 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 75 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d
Folder 76 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 29 Mar. ?
Folder 77 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater], 3 Apr. ?- 4 Apr. ?
Folder 78 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 79 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 80 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 81 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to A[lice Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 82 Letter from Sumner [Drinkwater] to Alice [Drinkwater] n.d.
Folder 83 Drinkwater Genealogy
Folder 84 Alice Drinkwater Diary 1898-1899 (copy)

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 spc@umit.maine.edu or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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