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Special Collections: Guide to the James B. Vickery Research Papers

Summary Information:

Collection Title: James B. Vickery Research Papers
Collection Number:
MS 601
Date of Collection:
 1800-
Box Numbers:  
Boxes 2532 - 2537

Quantity:  
6 ft.

Administrative Information:

Provenance:  Gift of James Vickery, 1997
Access Restrictions: 
No restrictions
Preferred Citation: 
Vickery, James B. Research Papers, MS 601, 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:  

James B. Vickery was born in Unity, Maine in 1917, and grew up there. Vickery was educated at Maine Central Institute and Bates College and received a master’s degree at the University of Maine. He worked as a teacher in the Maine school system for many years, and was a scholar, editor, historian and researcher, as well as one of the foremost experts on Maine history. Over a more than thirty year period, he collected thousands of books, letters, and other documents relating to Maine history and Maine families, with a special emphasis on Bangor and its surrounding areas. After his death in 1997, his extensive collection of Maine historical books and documents was divided among several institutions, including Fogler Library.         

Contents:

Contains materials collected by James Vickery concerning Maine and Bangor, ME history including biographies and family information.  Types of materials include research notes and photocopies of clippings, reprints, business and municipal records, and reports.

 

Finding Aid:

 

Box 2532

 

Box 2532  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Penobscot Valley
Box 2532  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Colonial Penobscot Valley Families
Box 2532  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Colonial Bangor
Box 2532  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Colonial Bangor - Howard/Smart Land Case
Box 2532  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Histories of Bangor
Box 2532  f6  RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Jacob McGaw’s History of Bangor (1860)
Box 2532  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “As I Recall It,“ Bangor Daily News column (1937-1939)
Box 2532  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “Bangor - A History of Its Early Days,” Bangor Daily Commercial column (1915-1916)
Box 2532  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “Looking Back, “ Weekly Commercial column (1885-1886)
Box 2532  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Contemporary Observations on Bangor (1816 - 1900)
Box 2532  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - End of the Year Summaries of Bangor Events
Box 2532  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Miscellaneous
Box 2532  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “Standard Time in Bangor,” by Arnold A. Lasker
Box 2532  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “Report of the Committee [on] the Formation of a Tree Society” (1838)
Box 2532  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Personal Narrative - Sarah Jefferds (1926)
Box 2532  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Press of Nineteenth Century Bangor
Box 2532  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Medical History
Box 2532  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Medical History - Cholera Epidemics (1849)
Box 2532  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Medical History - Mesmerism (1843 - 1844)
Box 2532  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Schools 
Box 2532  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Schools - Bangor High School for Boys
Box 2532  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Schools - Bangor High School for Girls
Box 2532  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - All Souls Church
Box 2532  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - The Central Church
Box 2532  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - The First Baptist  Church
Box 2532  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - The First Parish  Church (First Congregational)
Box 2532  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - The First Parish  Church Membership Lists
Box 2532  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - The Hammond Street  Church
Box 2532  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - St. John’s Catholic  Church
Box 2532  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - St. John’s Episcopal Church
Box 2532  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - St. Mary’s Catholic  Church
Box 2532  f32 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches -  Unitarian/Independent Congregational/Union St. Brick Church
Box 2532  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Churches - Miscellaneous
Box 2532  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Bangor Fire Department
Box 2532  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Bangor Fire Department - “Our Ancient Firemen,” Bangor Daily News column
Box 2532  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Fires
Box 2532  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Floods
Box 2532  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Historical Society
Box 2532  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Mechanic Association
Box 2532  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Mechanic Association - Minutes
Box 2532  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Mechanic Association -  Membership Lists
Box 2532  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Libraries
Box 2532  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Art Association/Bangor Art
Box 2532  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Drama/Entertainment
Box 2532  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Lyceum
Box 2532  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Atheneum
Box 2532  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Opera House
Box 2532  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bangor Theater
Box 2532  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Bijou Theater
Box 2532  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music
Box 2532  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music - The Bangor Cornet Band
Box 2532  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music - The Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Box 2532  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music - The Bangor Symphony Orchestra - Horace Mann Pullen
Box 2532  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music - The Handel Association
Box 2532  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Music - The Penobscot Musical  Association
Box 2532  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “The Bangor Fair, The Bass Years,” by Clark P. Thompson
Box 2532  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Eastern Maine State Fair
Box 2532  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Horse Racing
Box 2532  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Fourth of July Celebrations
Box 2532  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Fancy Dress Party (April 1864)
Box 2532  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Mail Delivery
Box 2532  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Town Officers (letters to) (1812 - 1817)

 

Box 2533

 

Box 2533  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Tarratine Club
Box 2533  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Central Market House Company
Box 2533  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Architecture - The Courthouse
Box 2533  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Architecture - The Custom House
Box 2533  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Architecture - Norumbega Hall
Box 2533  f6 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Architecture - Old City Hall
Box 2533  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Architecture - Miscellaneous  
Box 2533  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Hotels  
Box 2533  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Hotels - The Bangor House  
Box 2533  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Hotels - The Franklin House  
Box 2533  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Hotels - The Penobscot Exchange  
Box 2533  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Hotels - The St. James  
Box 2533  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Temperance/Prohibition  
Box 2533  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Militia (1810-1829)   
Box 2533  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Militia (1830’s)  
Box 2533  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Militia (1840’s)  
Box 2533  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Militia (1850’s)  
Box 2533  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Town Bylaws (1829)  
Box 2533  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - List of Voters (1807)  
Box 2533  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - List of Voters (1814)  
Box 2533  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - List of Voters (1864)
Box 2533  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - List of Voters (n.d.)  
Box 2533  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Census Records (1820)  
Box 2533  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Census Records (n.d.)  
Box 2533  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Taxation (newspaper clippings)  
Box 2533  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1801)  
Box 2533  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1806)  
Box 2533  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1807)  
Box 2533  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1821)  
Box 2533  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1826)  
Box 2533  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1826)  
Box 2533  f32 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1834)  
Box 2533  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1835)  
Box 2533  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1842)  
Box 2533  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1843)  
Box 2533  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1843)  
Box 2533  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1843?)  
Box 2533  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1851)  
Box 2533  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (1852)  
Box 2533  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Tax Records (n.d.)  
Box 2533  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Marriage Records (1793 - 1794, 1799, 1810 - 1816)  
Box 2533  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Politics (1827 - 1833, 1837, 1879)  
Box 2533  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “The Mayors of Bangor,” newspaper column (1904 - 1905)  
Box 2533  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Annual Reports (1846 - 1847, 1848 - 1849, 1850 - 1852, 1853 - 1855, 1862 - 1864) (partial reports)  
Box 2533  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - The Telegraph  
Box 2533  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - “Trouble on the Airline, 1830 - 1840,” by James Mundy  
Box 2533  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - History - Robert E. Peary, Capt. Symmes and the North Pole (Bangor visit)  
Box 2533  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Bangor Businessmen  
Box 2533  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - The Bangor Stoneware Company  
Box 2533  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - “City of Bangor” - Mining and Industrial Journal (1882-1884)  
Box 2533  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Collett’s File Manufactory  
Box 2533  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - J.F. Parkhurst & Son Co.  
Box 2533  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Miscellaneous  
Box 2533  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Muzzy Iron Works (a.k.a. Franklin Muzzy & Co. Steam Iron Works)  
Box 2533  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Snow & Nealley Co.  
Box 2533  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - T&K Extracts, Tea and Coffee  
Box 2533  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Union Iron Works  
Box 2533  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Bangor - Business History - Wood, Bishop & Co. (a.k.a. Wood and Bishop Company)  
Box 2533  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Colonial Maine  
Box 2533  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Colonial Maine - Fort Pownal  
Box 2533  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Colonial Maine - The Penobscot Expedition (1779)  
Box 2533  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Penobscot Indians  
Box 2533  f63 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Penobscot Indians - Chief Joseph Orono  
Box 2533  f64 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Penobscot Indians - Records and Correspondence  
Box 2533  f65 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Fishing  
Box 2533  f66 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Fishing Rods and Reels  
Box 2533  f67 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Hunting/Trapping/Game Laws  
Box 2533  f68 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Manly Hardy  

 

Box 2534  

 

Box 2534  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Scenery and Resources  
Box 2534  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Narratives on the Maine Woods  
Box 2534  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Narratives on the Maine Woods -  “Backwoods Excursionists”  
Box 2534  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Narratives on the Maine Woods -  “A Birch-Bark Journal”  
Box 2534  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Narratives on the Maine Woods - “Three Months in the Woods”  
Box 2534  f6 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Travel Narratives
Box 2534  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Travel Narratives - “A Tour in Maine”  
Box 2534  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Travel Narratives - “Editorial Letters,” Eastern Argus column (1825)  
Box 2534  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Mount Katahdin  
Box 2534  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Mount Katahdin - Dr. Young’s  Botanical Expedition  
Box 2534  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - “Rural Maine, 1760 - 1830, The Pioneer Years,” by James B. Vickery  
Box 2534  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - History of the Lumber Industry of America, by James Elliot DeFebaugh (1907)  
Box 2534  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut  
Box 2534  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut - Dwinel’s Appeal to the Legislature (1846)  
Box 2534  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut - Evidence for the Legislature (1846)  
Box 2534  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut - Dwinel vs. Barnard (1848)  
Box 2534  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut - Dwinel vs. Veazie (1853)  
Box 2534  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Telos Cut - Veazie vs. Dwinel (1862)  
Box 2534  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Ames Murder (1822)  
Box 2534  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - The Bangor Mob and The Democrat (1866)  
Box 2534  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - The Brady Gang  
Box 2534  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Sumner C.Cutter (1864)  
Box 2534  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Grant and Knowles (1863)  
Box 2534  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Charles Howard (1984)  
Box 2534  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Henry McCausland (1830)  
Box 2534  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Murder of  James J. Norris (1879)
Box 2534  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - The Potter Murders (1859)  
Box 2534  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Rhines Divorce Case (1837)  
Box 2534  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - The Sager Murder (1834)  
Box 2534  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Isaac Spenser (1835)  
Box 2534  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Crimes/Court Cases - Miscellaneous  
Box 2534  f32 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Legal History/The Maine Judiciary  
Box 2534  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics (1816, 1828, 1833, 1835, 1840 - 1841, 1845 - 1846, 1853, 1859 - 1860, 1879 - 1880)  
Box 2534  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics - “Benjamin !! You’re in a Peck of Trouble!!, The Story of Benjamin Drown Peck:  Minister, Publisher, Politician, State Treasurer, and Maine’s Biggest Thief!!,” by Donald H.W. Robbins (May 29, 1985)  
Box 2534  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics - “The Great Maine Conspiracy,” by Lewis Barker (1907)  
Box 2534  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics - “Maine and the Elections of 1860,” by Jerry R. Desmond  (1980’s?)  
Box 2534  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics - “A Maine Pantheon of Heroes and Worthies,” by Frank Coffin (1995)  
Box 2534  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Politics - “Oxford County Leaders of  the Past,” Lewiston Journal (1903)
Box 2534  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Post-Revolution Maine - 1785 Petition by Penobscot Valley Squatters  
Box 2534  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - “General Lincoln’s Observations on the Eastern Counties, in the District of Maine,” - Post-Revolution Maine  
Box 2534  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Post-Revolution Land Struggles  
Box 2534  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Separation/Statehood  
Box 2534  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Ralph Waldo Emerson’s  Observations on Maine
Box 2534  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Land Surveys (1835, 1849)  
Box 2534  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - A Survey of the State of Maine, by Moses Greenleaf (1829)  
Box 2534  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Land Sales/Settlement  
Box 2534  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Lemuel Bartlett  
Box 2534  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Levi Bradley / Charles Hammond  
Box 2534  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Samuel Candage
Box 2534  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Timothy Field  (gold miner)  
Box 2534  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Nathaniel  Haynes  
Box 2534  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Probate Records - Miscellaneous  
Box 2534  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - “Nation’s First Scout Troop Organized by Brewer Church,” Bangor Daily News article (Feb. 10, 1938)  
Box 2534  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - The Millerites (persecution of)  
Box 2534  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Writers  
Box 2534  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Writers - John Gould  
Box 2534  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - History - Maine Writers - Blanche Willis Howard  
Box 2534  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Brickmaking  
Box 2534  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Ice Harvesting  
Box 2534  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Slate Quarries  
Box 2534  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Shoe Manufacturing  
Box 2534  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Tanneries  
Box 2534  f63 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Tanneries - Kingman Tannery  
Box 2534  f64 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Great Works Pulp Mill  
Box 2534  f65 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Katahdin Iron Works  
Box 2534  f66 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Saw Mills  
Box 2534  f67 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Saw Mills - Morse & Co.
Box 2534  f68 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Logging  
Box 2534  f69 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Logging Tools and Equipment
Box 2534  f70 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Lumbermen
Box 2534  f71 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Lumbermen - “Ras” Loveland
Box 2534  f72 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Lumbermen -  Cornelius Murphy  
Box 2534  f73 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Lumbermen - Charles  “Dingbat” Murphy  
Box 2534  f74 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - Lumber Trade  
Box 2534  f75 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Business & Industry - The Penobscot Boom Corporation  

 

Box 2535  

 

Box 2535  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Aroostook  County  
Box 2535  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Belfast  
Box 2535  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Blue Hill  
Box 2535  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Brewer and  Orrington  
Box 2535  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Castine  
Box 2535  f6 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Charleston  
Box 2535  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Dexter  
Box 2535  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Dixmont  
Box 2535  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Dover  
Box 2535  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Dover-Foxcroft - The Blethen House, Tale of a Survivor, by William R. Sawtell  
Box 2535  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Ellsworth  
Box 2535  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Frankfort  
Box 2535  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Freedom  
Box 2535  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Guilford  
Box 2535  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Hampden  
Box 2535  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Jackson  
Box 2535  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Limerick  
Box 2535  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Limington  
Box 2535  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Lucerne  
Box 2535  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Medway  
Box 2535  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Montville  
Box 2535  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Moosehead Lake Region  
Box 2535  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - “Some Pioneers of Moosehead, Chesuncook and Millinocket, A Story of the Past,” by F. S. Davenport, The Northern column  
Box 2535  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Mount Desert Island  
Box 2535  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Nicatous, Maine  - Marriage Records  
Box 2535  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Oakland  
Box 2535  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Old Town  
Box 2535  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Orono  
Box 2535  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Pittsfield  
Box 2535  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Poland Spring  
Box 2535  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Portland  
Box 2535  f32 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Prospect
Box 2535  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Pushaw Lake  
Box 2535  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Rockland  
Box 2535  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Union  
Box 2535  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Unity  
Box 2535  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Waldo County  
Box 2535  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Waldoboro  
Box 2535  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Waterville  
Box 2535  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Winslow  
Box 2535  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Civil and Political Divisions - Winterport  
Box 2535  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - The Revolutionary War  
Box 2535  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Bangor Revolutionary War Soldiers  
Box 2535  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Revolutionary War Soldiers - Walter Hatch  
Box 2535  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Revolutionary War Soldiers - William Hutchings  
Box 2535  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - “Revolutionary Pensioners of Knox County,” by Edward Kalloch Gould, State of Maine Historian, Rockland Courier-Gazette column (1935)  
Box 2535  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - War of 1812 - British Occupation of  Bangor  
Box 2535  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Battle of Hampden (1814)  
Box 2535  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Fort Knox  
Box 2535  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - The Aroostook War  
Box 2535  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Buxton and Hollis Light Infantry (1809)  
Box 2535  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War   
Box 2535  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - “The Great Confederate Raid on Calais, Maine,” by Edward Foley (May 20, 1990)  
Box 2535  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - Second Maine Regiment  
Box 2535  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - Fourth Maine Regiment  
Box 2535  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - “History of the Fourth Maine Regiment in the Civil War,” by Colonel Elijah Walker  
Box 2535  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - Journal (Otis O. Roberts?)  
Box 2535  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War - Journal (author  unknown)  
Box 2535  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War Soldiers  
Box 2535  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War Soldiers - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the Unites States
Box 2535  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War Soldiers - General  Lysander Cutler  
Box 2535  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - Civil War Soldiers - Colonel Walter G. Merrill (20th Maine Regiment)  
Box 2535  f63 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Military - World War I  

 

Box 2536  

 

Box 2536  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Railroads  
Box 2536  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Railroads - Bangor, Old  Town, and Milford Railroad (a.k.a. The Bangor, Piscataquis Canal and Railroad Co.)  
Box 2536  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Railroads - European & North American Railroad/General Ulysses S. Grant’s Visit to Bangor (1871)  
Box 2536  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Railroads - Maine Central Railroad - The Train Crash of August 1871  
Box 2536  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Maine Roads  
Box 2536  f6 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Stage Coaches/”Old Air Line Road”  
Box 2536  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Motorized Transportation  
Box 2536  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Balloon Ascension (1863)  
Box 2536  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Aviation/Dow Air Force Base/Morse Field  
Box 2536  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Maritime History  
Box 2536  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Maritime Trade  
Box 2536  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Ships and Shipbuilding  
Box 2536  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Clipper Ships  
Box 2536  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Clipper Ships - The Red Jacket (George Thomas, shipwright)  
Box 2536  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboats
Box 2536  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboats - The Bangor  
Box 2536  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboats - The Boston  
Box 2536  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboats - The Daniel Webster  
Box 2536  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboats - The State of  Maine  
Box 2536  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboat Captains  
Box 2536  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboat Captains - Charles B. Sanford
Box 2536  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - Steamboating
Box 2536  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Transportation - “History of the Boston and  Bangor Steamboat Line” (author unknown)  
Box 2536  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Levi W. Ballard (musician)  
Box 2536  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Reverend John Bapst  
Box 2536  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Flora E. Barry (singer)  
Box 2536  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Albert L. Blanchard (lawyer)  
Box 2536  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Charles A. Boutelle (mariner/journalist/politician)  
Box 2536  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Charles D. Bryant (Bangor businessman)  
Box 2536  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Sally Proctor Burr (picture)
Box 2536  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Henry Call (tin-plate worker)  
Box 2536  f32  RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Shepard Carey (lawyer)  
Box 2536  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Alice Cary (poet)/Annie Louise Cary (singer)  
Box 2536  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Clara Rich Chapman  
Box 2536  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Francis H. Clergue (businessman/promoter)   
Box 2536  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Dr. William Crawford (Fort  Pownal surgeon/chaplain)  
Box 2536  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Frederic Sumner Davenport  (musician)  
Box 2536  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Lewis Frederick Delesdernier  
Box 2536  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Thomas Newhall Egery (blacksmith/Bangor foundry owner)  
Box 2536  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Marcellus Emery (Bangor newspaper owner)  
Box 2536  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Almon S. Forbes  
Box 2536  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John H. Gilman  (businessman/politician)  
Box 2536  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - George Frederick Godfrey  
Box 2536  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John Edwards Godfrey (letters from)  
Box 2536  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John Edwards Godfrey (letters to)  
Box 2536  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John Franklin Godfrey (lawyer)  (folder 1 of 2)  
Box 2536  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John Franklin Godfrey (lawyer) (folder 2 of 2)  
Box 2536  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Captain Nat Gordon (pirate/slave trader)                        
Box 2536  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Moses Greenleaf   (surveyor/cartographer/author)  
Box 2536  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Cyrus Hamlin  
Box 2536  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Thomas Hersey (Bangor businessman)  
Box 2536  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Thomas A. Hill (Bangor founder)  
Box 2536  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Park Holland (surveyor -  Bangor founder)  
Box 2536  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Park Holland (surveyor - Bangor founder) - journal  
Box 2536  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Daniel Tarbox Jewett  (lawyer/politician)  
Box 2536  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Fannie N. Jones (a.k.a. Fannie N. Thomas, a.k.a. Nancy F. Jones) (madame)  
Box 2536  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - General Henry Knox  
Box 2536  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Henry Lord  
Box 2536  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Colonel Jonathan Lowder (Bangor settler)  
Box 2536  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Major Elias Merrill  
Box 2536  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Dr. Samuel B. Morison  
Box 2536  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Ruth Mussey  
Box 2536  f63 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John Mussey  
Box 2536  f64 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Franklin Muzzy (Bangor foundry owner)  
Box 2536  f65 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Charles Nolcini (Portland  musician)  
Box 2536  f66 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Captain John Pearson  
Box 2536  f67 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - John A. Peters (Maine Supreme Court Justice)  
Box 2536  f68 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - George W. Pickering  
Box 2536  f69 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Ada H. Peirce  
Box 2536  f70 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Waldo Peirce  
Box 2536  f71 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Thomas Pownall (colonial governor)  
Box 2536  f72 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Princess Rospigliosi, Nee Reid (a.k.a. Marie Jennings Reid)  
Box 2536  f73 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Dr. Daniel Rose
Box 2536  f74 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Frank W. Sanford (Baptist minister)  
Box 2536  f75 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Dr. Eugene F. Sanger
Box 2536  f76 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - William McCrillis Sawyer  (University of Maine)  
Box 2536  f77 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Aaron S. Sherman (architect)  
Box 2536  f78 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Dr. William H. Simmons  
Box 2536  f79 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Asa Smith (lawyer) 
Box 2536  f80 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Lawrence T. Smyth  (newspaperman)  
Box 2536  f81 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Joseph S. Wheelwright (Bangor businessman)  
Box 2536  f82 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Unidentified Bangor student (from B.P.L. vault)  
Box 2536  f83 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Biography - Journal of an unidentified student at Washington Academy  

 

Box 2537  

 

Box 2537  f1 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Allen 
Box 2537  f2 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Atwood 
Box 2537  f3 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Baker 
Box 2537  f4 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Barker 
Box 2537  f5 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Barry 
Box 2537  f6 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Bradley 
Box 2537  f7 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Brown
Box 2537  f8 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Buzzell 
Box 2537  f9 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Campbell
Box 2537  f10 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Chamberlain 
Box 2537  f11 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Clapp 
Box 2537  f12 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Coombs 
Box 2537  f13 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Craig 
Box 2537  f14 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Crosby 
Box 2537  f15 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Dexter 
Box 2537  f16 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Dole 
Box 2537  f17 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Dunham 
Box 2537  f18 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Dunning 
Box 2537  f19 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Dwinel 
Box 2537  f20 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Elliot 
Box 2537  f21 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - File
Box 2537  f22 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Forbes 
Box 2537  f23 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - French 
Box 2537  f24 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Gardiner
Box 2537  f25 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hammatt 
Box 2537  f26 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hammond
Box 2537  f27 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hamlin 
Box 2537  f28 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hart 
Box 2537  f29 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Haskins 
Box 2537  f30 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hathorn
Box 2537  f30a RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hayward (p. 4 only; incomplete)
Box 2537  f31 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Hinckley  
Box 2537  f32 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Howard 
Box 2537  f33 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Isley
Box 2537  f34 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Mills 
Box 2537  f35 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Norcross 
Box 2537  f36 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Norwood 
Box 2537  f37 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Parson
Box 2537  f38 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Patten 
Box 2537  f39 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Peavey 
Box 2537  f40 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Poore 
Box 2537  f41 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Prentiss 
Box 2537  f42 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Priest
Box 2537  f43 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Rich 
Box 2537  f44 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Roberts 
Box 2537  f45 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Rogers 
Box 2537  f46 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Ruggles 
Box 2537  f47 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Sabine 
Box 2537  f48 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Sears 
Box 2537  f49 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Avon Sherman 
Box 2537  f50 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Snow 
Box 2537  f51 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Stetson 
Box 2537  f52 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Strickland 
Box 2537  f53 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Taylor 
Box 2537  f54 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Thatcher 
Box 2537  f55 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Thaxter 
Box 2537  f56 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Tourtillotte 
Box 2537  f57 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Treat 
Box 2537  f58 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Veazie  
Box 2537  f59 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Weare
Box 2537  f60 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Webb 
Box 2537  f61 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Webster 
Box 2537  f62 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Wheeler 
Box 2537  f63 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Whitten 
Box 2537  f64 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Wilder 
Box 2537  f65 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Williams 
Box 2537  f66 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Wing 
Box 2537  f67 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Winslow
Box 2537  f68 RESEARCH PAPERS - Maine - Genealogy - Miscellaneous 
Box 2537  f69 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush (1863, 1902, 1908, 1949 - 1954) 
Box 2537  f70 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Bark Cantero (1849) 
Box 2537  f71 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Bark Gold Hunter (1849 - 1853) 
Box 2537  f72 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Bark Suliote and the Bark Olga  (1849) 
Box 2537  f73 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Bark W.O. Alden (1849 - 1850) 
Box 2537  f74 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Charles Cooper, the Birmingham, and the Bark Byron (1849) 
Box 2537  f75 RESEARCH PAPERS - Gold Rush - The Golden Rocket (1858 - 1859)  
Box 2537  f76 RESEARCH PAPERS - Vickery’s Handwritten Notes  
Box 2537  f77 RESEARCH PAPERS - Typed Newspaper Notes (1850’s)  
Box 2537  f78 RESEARCH PAPERS - Unidentified Letters 
Box 2537  f79 RESEARCH PAPERS - Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings (1840’s - 1850’s)
Box 2537  f80 RESEARCH PAPERS - Miscellaneous  


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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