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Special Collections: Guide to the Remick Family Papers

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Remick Family Papers
Collection Number: MS 430
Dates of Collection:  1686 - 1945
Box Numbers:  Box 72 - 82, Folio
 
Administrative Information:

Provenance:  Gift of Dr. Paul E. Taylor of Kittery, Maine in 1971 and Mr. Robert M. Remick.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions
Preferred Citation: Remick Family Papers, 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

Historical/Biographical Information:
 
The Remick family has inhabited the Kittery, Maine area since Christian Remick arrived in 1686. Oliver Remick was the son of Rufus and Annie Remick.

Contents:
 
Remick family papers include items that date to the late 17th century. Most of the papers concern Oliver P. Remick and his service in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, forerunner of the U.S. Coast Guard, from 1876 - 1895. Included are some earlier and later family materials, and historical Revenue Cutter Service materials. Also contains unpublished manuscripts of Martha Remick.
 
Arrangement:
 
Arranged by subject as the collection was received. 
 
 

Remick Family Papers

 

 

Box 72

 

Box 72 f1 Theater, concert, and opera programs (1 of 10)  
Box 72 f2 Theater, concert, and opera programs (2 of 10)  
Box 72 f3 Theater, concert, and opera programs (3 of 10)  
Box 72 f4 Theater, concert, and opera programs (4 of 10)  
Box 72 f5 Theater, concert, and opera programs (5 of 10)  
Box 72 f6 Theater, concert, and opera programs (6 of 10)  
Box 72 f7 Theater, concert, and opera programs (7 of 10)  
Box 72 f8 Theater, concert, and opera programs (8 of 10)  
Box 72 f9 Theater, concert, and opera programs ( 9 of 10)  
Box 72 f10 Theater, concert, and opera programs (10 of 10)  
Box 72 f11 Book of secrets, wonders, and disclosures  
Box 72 f12 Universal radial drill catalog  
Box 72 f13 York Rebekah Degree Lodge constitution
Box 72 f14 Allinson's handbook of Portsmouth (1921)  
Box 72 f15 Calling cards  
Box 72 f16 Church programs  
Box 72 f17 History of Naval Lodge by Frederio Cross  
Box 72 f18 Handbook to Cambridge and Mount Auburn  
Box 72 f19 Letter from Samuel Hartt (1825)  
Box 72 f20 Invitation to Centennial Anniversary Celebration in Portland (1886)  
Box 72 f21 Letter from John Lloyd (1831)  
Box 72 f22 Prescriptions and medicinal notes  
Box 72 f23 Corliss Steam Engines  
Box 72 f24 Portland Savings Bank statement of the condition  
Box 72 f25 Concert Symphonique program  
Box 72 f26 Court Summons, Harry Remick  
Box 72 f27 Architectural Plans, Martha Remick  
Box 72 f28 Tax bill, Rufus Remick  
Box 72 f29 Resistor Manual  
Box 72 f30 Household, Martha Remick  
Box 72 f31 Testimonial, Martha Remick  
Box 72 f32 Christian Warrior  
Box 72 f33 Treatise on the Horse  
Box 72 f34 Standard Recitations

 

Box 73  

 

Box 73 f1 Christmas cards 
Box 73 f2 Civic items 1889 - 1911  
Box 73 f3 Civic items 1905 - 1929  
Box 73 f4 Graduation programs 1884 - 1910  
Box 73 f5 Portsmouth hospital annual report 1915  
Box 73 f6 Photographs of North Stratford, N.H.  
Box 73 f7 Liming the land  
Box 73 f8 Masonic lodge items  
Box 73 f9 New York Sporting Goods Store catalog  
Box 73 f10 Portland Club items  
Box 73 f11 Ten nights in a Bar-room  
Box 73 f12 Naval and Land Parade program  
Box 73 f13 Hudson Fulton Celebration program  
Box 73 f14 Trial of Mrs. Hannah Kinney  
Box 73 f15 Tickets and passes to theaters and trains  
Box 73 f16 Thy maker is thy husband  
Box 73 f17 Letters written by Martha Remick  
Box 73 f18 Letters written by Martha Remick 1899 - 1903  
Box 73 f19 Letters written by Martha Remick 1897 - 1900  
Box 73 f20 Wedding invitations  
Box 73 f21 Diaries of Martha Remick, 1901-02  
Box 73 f22 Receipts of Benja Remick's heirs  
Box 73 f23 Receipts of unknown  
Box 73 f24 Receipt from Kittery Water District, 1952  
Box 73 f25 Receipt 1802 - 1819  
Box 73 f26 Receipt 1820 - 1829  
Box 73 f27 Receipt 1830 - 1839  
Box 73 f28 Receipts 1840 - 1849  
Box 73 f29 Receipts 1850 - 1859  
Box 73 f30 Receipts 1860 - 1869  
Box 73 f31 Receipts 1870- 1879  
Box 73 f32 Receipts 1880 - 1889  
Box 73 f33 Receipts 1890 - 1899  
Box 73 f34 Receipts 1900 - 1909  
Box 73 f35 Receipts 1910 - 1919  
Box 73 f36 Receipts 1920 - 1929
Box 73 f37 Receipts 1930 - 1939  
Box 73 f38 Receipts 1940 - 1949  

 

Box 74  

 

Box 74 f1 King's Boston Views  
Box 74 f2 Student's Exercise Book, Fannie Remick  
Box 74 f3 Mementos, programs, and tickets  
Box 74 f4 More Mementos, programs, and tickets
Box 74 f5 Writing books and Memorandum and Account Book, Fannie Remick  
Box 74 f6 Composition books, F. Remick  
Box 74 f7 More composition books, F. Remick
Box 74 f8 Penmanship exercise books, Fannie Remick  
Box 74 f9 Day book, journal, and ledger books, F. Remick  
Box 74 f10 Memorandums of work done, dated 1901  
Box 74 f11 Travel Souvenir's, Fannie Remick  

 

Box 75  

 

Box 75 f1 Account book 1923 - 1930  
Box 75 f2 Advertising circulars  
Box 75 f3 Army and Navy Club
Box 75 f4 Artifact  
Box 75 f5 Calendars for 1900 and 1912  
Box 75 f6 Civic items 1911-1925  
Box 75 f7 Advertisement for an auction- 1882  
Box 75 f8 Funeral items  
Box 75 f9 Household account book  
Box 75 f10 The Holly Manufacturing Company catalog  
Box 75 f11 Household account book, R. Remick  
Box 75 f12 Official Catalogue 20th & 22nd Annual Horse Show Books  
Box 75 f13 Notice of vaccination, 1899  
Box 75 f14 Math Exercise book, Leonard Parker  
Box 75 f15 Baseball picture cards  
Box 75 f16 Poems  
Box 75 f17 Navy Day Program  
Box 75 f18 Household account book, R. Remick  
Box 75 f19 Account of school expenses  
Box 75 f20 "A Tale of New England" by Martha Remick  
Box 75 f21 A book of Poetry, Sarah Remick  
Box 75 f22 Statement, Power of Attorney -- Oliver Remick  
Box 75 f23 Town of Swampscott By-Laws  
Box 75 f24 By-Laws and List of Officers of the Union Institution for Savings  
Box 75 f25 Scrapbooks (unbound)  
Box 75 f26 Scrapbook, poems (bound)  

 

Box 76  

 

Box 76 f1 Diaries, Fannie Remick, 1920 - 1931  
Box 76 f2 More diaries, F. Remick, 1920- 1931  
Box 76 f3 Notice of publication of a book, "Millicent Halford"  
Box 76 f4 More diaries, F. Remick, 1914 - 1931  
Box 76 f5 Book, "Alfred Fallanabee", M. Remick  
Box 76 f6 Collection of stories, Martha Remick  
Box 76 f7 Poems, M. Remick  
Box 76 f8 Poems, M. Remick  
Box 76 f9 Essays, M. Remick  
Box 76 f10 Book, "The Fortunes of Francis Gerald", M. Remick  
Box 76 f11 Book, "Frances Crawford; The Disowned Wife", M. Remick  
Box 76 f12 Book, "Robert Stanford; a New England Tale", M. Remick  
Box 76 f13 Poem, "The Returning Soldier", Martha Remick  
Box 76 f14 Book, " The Heiress of Locksley Hall", M. Remick  
Box 76 f15 Book, "Mr. Ableyne's Nieces", M. Remick  
Box 76 f16 Novel, "The Story of a Life", Martha Remick  

 

Box 77  

 

Box 77 f1 A True List, an account of all people in York (town of)  
Box 77 f2 Book catalogs  
Box 77 f3 Pamphlets about Bangor & Aroostook Railroad Company  
Box 77 f4 Book about courses in electrical engineering at Columbia University  
Box 77 f5 Letters and notes from Mr. Asher Hinds (House of Representatives)  
Box 77 f6 Statement from Christian Remick, September 13, 1694.  
Box 77 f7 Invitations and announcements  
Box 77 f8 Announcements and letters from the Kittery Cemetery Association  
Box 77 f9 Launching souvenirs  
Box 77 f10 Artistic Gold Jewelry Catalogue  
Box 77 f11 Maine Society of Colonial Wars application  
Box 77 f12 Letter from Maine State Highway Commission to Mr. Harry Remick  
Box 77 f13 Letter from Maine State Historical Society  
Box 77 f14 Sailing Diary written by Oliver Remick & Charles Philbrick  (02/02/1848 - 07/17/1848)  
Box 77 f15 Statement made by Oliver Philbrick  
Box 77 f16 Teachers' Certificate, Fanny Remick, April 20, 1886  
Box 77 f17 Statement of closed apprenticeship, Harry Remick, 1880  
Box 77 f18 Certificate to Josiah Remick, promoted to Lieutenant, 1808  
Box 77 f19 Certificate to Josiah Remick, promoted to Captain, 1817  
Box 77 f20 Statement made by Levi Remick, New Hampshire, 1835  
Box 77 f21 Certificate to Levi Remick, promoted to Captain of Rifle Company, 1835  
Box 77 f22 Certificate to Levi Remick, promoted to Major, 1838  
Box 77 f23 Letter to Major Levi Remick, 1839  
Box 77 f24 Statements from Levi Remick, 1838
Box 77 f25 Letters to Rufus Remick  
Box 77 f26 Statement of Citizenship of U.S. from Rufus Remick, 1816  
Box 77 f27 Statement, Rufus Remick, Quit-Claim  
Box 77 f28 Letters and statements of the Remick family  
Box 77 f29 More letters and statements of the Remick family  
Box 77 f30 More letters and statements of the Remick family  
Box 77 f31 More letters and statements of the Remick family  
Box 77 f32 Travel diary (1885) at ocean voyage  
Box 77 f33 School drawing cards  
Box 77 f34 Clippings, Oliver Remick  

 

Box 78  

 

Box 78 f1 Alexander Hamilton Club items  
Box 78 f2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers items  
Box 78 f3 Embroidered bookmark  
Box 78 f4 Leather wallet  
Box 78 f5 National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution items
Box 78 f6 Statement from Charles Philbrick, 1848  
Box 78 f7 Eulogy for Harriet Philbrick  
Box 78 f8 Statement from Christian Remick  
Box 78 f9 Diary, Edith Remick, 1875  
Box 78 f10 Statement from Harrison Remick, 1902  
Box 78 f11 Statement from Jacob Remick, 1801  
Box 78 f12 Eulogy, Martha Remick  
Box 78 f13 Letter to Oliver Remick from B. Bristow, 1876
Box 78 f14 Oliver Remick, Passport
Box 78 f15 Oliver Remick, U.S. Revenue items  
Box 78 f16 Oliver Remick, oaths  
Box 78 f17 Rufus Remick, financial  
Box 78 f18 Inauguration ceremonies program, 1909  
Box 78 f19 Road Book, owned by Oliver Remick  
Box 78 f20 Travel diary and engineer's notebook  
Box 78 f21 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1801- 1850  
Box 78 f22 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1850- 1869  
Box 78 f23 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1870- 1879  
Box 78 f24 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1880- 1885  
Box 78 f25 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1886- 1889  
Box 78 f26 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service -- 1869- 1895  
Box 78 f27 U.S. Revenue- Cutter Service - Misc.  
Box 78 f28 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service- Misc.  
Box 78 f29 U.S. Revenue - Cutter Service- undated  
Box 78 f30 Statement from William Waterman
Box 78 f31 Program for George Washington Celebration  
Box 78 f32 Notebook, Julia (Hanscom) Grant Serpent  

 

Box 79  

 

Box 79 f1 Correspondence, to Sara Remick from S. Rowland (1830-40)  
Box 79 f2 Correspondence (1840-50)  
Box 79 f3 Correspondence (1850-60)  
Box 79 f4 Correspondence (1860-70)
Box 79 f5 Correspondence (1870-75)  
Box 79 f6 Correspondence (1876)  
Box 79 f7 Correspondence (1877)
Box 79 f8 Correspondence (1878)  
Box 79 f9 Correspondence (1879)  
Box 79 f10 Correspondence (1880)  
Box 79 f11 Correspondence (1881)  
Box 79 f12 Correspondence (1882)  
Box 79 f13 Correspondence (1883)  
Box 79 f14 Correspondence (1884)  

 

Box 80  

 

Box 80 f1 Marine Journal, April-May 1887  
Box 80 f2 Newspaper clippings (1831- 1899)  
Box 80 f3 Newspaper clippings (1900- 1932)  
Box 80 f4 Newspapers (1831- 1881)  
Box 80 f5 Newspaper clippings (no dates)  
Box 80 f6 Passes (1901-1911)  
Box 80 f7 Correspondence (1885)  
Box 80 f8 Correspondence (1886)  
Box 80 f9 Correspondence (1887)  
Box 80 f10 Correspondence (1888)  
Box 80 f11 Correspondence (1889)
Box 80 f12 Correspondence (1890)  
Box 80 f13 Correspondence (1891)  
Box 80 f14 Correspondence (1892)  
Box 80 f15 Correspondence (1893)  
Box 80 f16 Correspondence (1894)  
Box 80 f17 Correspondence (1895)
Box 80 f18 Correspondence (1896-1900)  
Box 80 f19 Correspondence (1900-1940)  
Box 80 f20 Correspondence (no dates)  
Box 80 f21 Diploma, Fannie Remick (1886)  

 

Box 81  

 

Box 81 f1 Book, “An authentic life...”  
Box 81 f2 Book, “John Chamberlain,...” by George Chamberlain  
Box 81 f3 Guide map of Boston  
Box 81 f4 Independent Order of Good Templars (1877)  
Box 81 f5 Certificates of the Order of Odd Fellows  
Box 81 f6 Inman and International Steamship Co.  
Box 81 f7 Photograph album (no dates)  
Box 81 f8 Photograph, circa 1875 (glass)  
Box 81 f9 Photographs (1877)  
Box 81 f10 Photographs  of events (1888)  
Box 81 f11 Photographs of Locomotives (no dates)  
Box 81 f12 Photographs (no dates)  
Box 81 f13 Photographs, family (no dates)  
Box 81 f14 Piscataqua Pioneers  
Box 81 f15 Plan of roads in Kittery (1872)
Box 81 f16 Plan, counties in Maine (no date)  
Box 81 f17 Book, “Two Sermons” by John Popkin (owned by Rufus Remick)  
Box 81 f18 Papers of Benjamin Remick (1790-1823)  
Box 81 f19 “York County Consumer’s Sugar Card”- Fannie Remick  
Box 81 f20 Deed, Isaac Remick (1698)  
Box 81 f21 Automobile information, Oliver Remick (no dates)  
Box 81 f22 Correspondence, Rosina Sanquinetti (1875-76)  
Box 81 f23 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings (1902-12)  
Box 81 f24 Souvenir map of Antwerp (1877)  
Box 81 f25 U.S. Navy pamphlets  

 

Box 82  

 

Box 82 f1 Book “American Homes” (1874)  
Box 82 f2 Magazine “Modes and Fabrics” (1899)  
Box 82 f3 Birth certificates  
Box 82 f4 Newspaper “Christian Endeavor World” (1898)  
Box 82 f5 Newspaper “Commercial Advertiser” (1903)  
Box 82 f6 Book “Sabbath Manual”  
Box 82 f7 Book “Every Where” (1906)  
Box 82 f8 Journal “Fall River Line” (1918)  
Box 82 f9 Magazine “The Granite Monthly” (1912)  
Box 82 f10 Magazine “The Marine Review” (1904)  
Box 82 f11 Journals “Mechanics” (April - October 1882)  
Box 82 f12 Magazines “The New England Home Magazine” (1898 - 99)
Box 82 f13 Magazine “Pearson’s” (1903)  
Box 82 f14 Magazine “The Cottage Hearth” (1878)  
Box 82 f15 Pamphlets “Grand - Duchy of Luxembourg”  
Box 82 f16 Book “Riverside Literature Series” (1886)
Box 82 f17 Journal “The Silver Cross” (1910)  
Box 82 f18 Newspaper “The Spirit of  ‘76” (1897)  
Box 82 f19 Magazine “The Steamship” (1891)  
Box 82 f20 Newspaper “ The Youth’s Companion” (1903)  
Oversized item United States. Continental Congress. In Congress: The delegates of the United Colonies ... by these presents ... appoint you ... Ensign in Capt. Leighton's company in the 30th Regiment, commanded by Col. Scamman. Signed John Hancock, President. July 1st, 1775.  

 

 

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