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Special Collections: Guide to the Clement P. Wight Socialist Party of Maine Papers

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Clement P. Wight Socialist Party of Maine Papers
Collection Number: MS 627

Dates of Collection:
1896-1915 
Size of Collection: 3 boxes 

Biography

Clement P. Wight lived in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and worked as a towerman for the Boston & Maine Railroad. He was a union organizer and proponent of the Socialist Party in Maine.

Scope and Content Note

Papers and records of the Socialist Party of Maine connected with Clement P. Wight of Old Orchard Beach. Included are some personal papers and information from a labor organization called the Boston and Maine Railroad Towerman's Brotherhood.

Contents of Boxes

 Box 1902

 

Folder1 Borrows, John A. -Correspondence 1909- 1914.
Folder2 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1904- 1905.
Folder3 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1906, Jan.- April.
Folder4 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1906, May- Dec.
Folder5 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1907.
Folder6 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1908, Jan.- June.
Folder7 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1908, July- Sept.
Folder8 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1908, Oct.- Dec.
Folder9 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1909.
Folder10 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1910.
Folder11 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1911.
Folder12 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers 1912- 1915.
Folder13 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers unknown dates.
Folder14 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers, ballots.
Folder15 Wight, C.P. -Socialist Papers unknown dates.
Folder16 Wight, C.P. -The Socialist Party Bulletin 1910,1911.
Folder17 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad, general correspondence; 1904- 1910.
Folder18 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1899- 1905.
Folder19 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1906, Jan.- Feb.
Folder20 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1906, March- April.

 

Box 1903 

 

Folder1 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1906, May- June.
Folder2 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1906, July- Sept.
Folder3 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1906, Oct.- Dec.
Folder4 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1907- 1909.
Folder5 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; 1910- 1911.
Folder6 Wight, C.P. -The Boston and Maine Railroad Towermens Brotherhood; unknown dates.
Folder7 Wight, C.P. -Bills, receipts, premiums; 1896- 1913.
Folder8 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence personal; 1898- 1906.
Folder9 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence personal; 1907- 1908.
Folder10 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence personal; 1909- 1912.
Folder11 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence personal; 1913- 1914.
Folder12 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence personal; unknown dates.
Folder13 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence misc. 1894- 1906.
Folder14 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence misc. 1907- 1914.
Folder15 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence schools, 1903- 1907.  
Folder16 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence schools, 1908.
Folder17 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence schools, 1909- 1911.
Folder18 Wight, C.P. -Correspondence notebooks.
Folder19 Wight, C.P. -Fraternal Orders, Royal Arch, Templar Knights, Masons; 1906- 1914.

 

Box 1904

 

Folder1 Wight, Ethel -Correspondence, 1895- 1912.
Folder2 Wight, Eugene M. -Bills, receipts, premiums, 1894- 1914.
Folder3 Wight, Eugene M. -Correspondence personal; 1893- 1914.
Folder4 Wight, Eugene M. -Optometry, 1908- 1910.
Folder5 Wight, Eugene M. -Painting profession, 1894- 1914.
Folder6 Wight, Eugene M. -Socialism, politics; 1896- 1906.
Folder7 Wight, Eugene M. -Socialism, politics; 1907- 1913.
Folder8 Wight, Eugene M. -Speeches, lectures; 1906- 1914.
Folder9 Wight, Leora L. -Correspondence; 1908- 1909.
Folder10 Old Orchard, Maine -General misc; 1884- 1913.
Folder11 General misc; 1896- 1910.
Folder12 "Souvenir of Old Orchard" cards.
Folder13 One box containing two playing cards (jack and queen of hearts)
Folder14 One box containing business cards (Ethel M. Wight stamp on the bottom of the box)
Folder15 One box of negatives.
   

Box 2336

Folder1

Socialist Party Materials, 1904-1905

Folder2

Socialist Party Materials, 1904-1905

Folder3

Socialist Party Platform

Folder4

Boston & Maine Railroad Items

Folder5

Order of Railroad Telegraphers

Folder6

International Correspondence Schools: ICS Correspondence Courses

Folder7- Folder 15

ICS Correspondence Courses

Folder16- Folder 17

ICS

Folder18

Correspondence, Receipts 1903

Folder19

Socialist Party of Maine- Correspondence 1904

Folder20

Socialist Party of Maine- Correspondence 1905

Folder21

Socialist Party of Maine- Correspondence 1908

Folder22

Socialist Party of Maine- Correspondence 1910

Folder23

Personal: Invoices, etc. 1906-1925

Folder24

“Top Value Stamp Books”

Folder25

Fraternal Order Items

Folder26

Lena I. Wight: Invoices from Thompson Art Co., Portland, 1914-1915

 
   

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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