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Wild Tulips, Lynne M. Holland Apr 2016

Wild Tulips, Lynne M. Holland

Garden & Yard

Staff picks for Maine Home Garden News plant of the month. Wild tulips, the flower that created Tulipmainia


History Of Maine's Early Fishing Lures And Their Makers, William B. Krohn Jan 2016

History Of Maine's Early Fishing Lures And Their Makers, William B. Krohn

Faculty and Staff Monograph Publications

There are numerous cottage industries associated with outdoor recreation in Maine, including the making of boats, canoes, guns, oars, paddles, snowshoes, sleds, and many types of fishing equipment (e.g., flies, lures, rods, reels, and nets). While the history of some of these items have been explored (e.g., early gun makers and bamboo fly-rod makers), the small-scale manufacturing of fishing lures in Maine has gone unstudied. Even the collectors of North American fishing lures, with a few exceptions (e.g., Dunlap Hook, Rangeley Spinner, and Stanley Aluminum Smelt), have over-looked the Pine Tree State. Based on a decade of ...


Hewes Family Papers, 1843-1918, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Hewes Family Papers, 1843-1918, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Materials in the collection include many family letters, the diaries of two members of the Hewes family, and a few documents related to the attendance of Benjamin W. Hewes at Bowdoin College. The majority of the letters were saved by Benjamin W. Hewes and were written to him by friends and family members including his parents, sisters, and cousins.


Cary Family Papers, 1856-1920, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Cary Family Papers, 1856-1920, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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A collection of letters and diaries of a family during the mid-19th century. Includes diaries and letters of two brothers, Frank Cary and George A. Cary, who fought with the 5th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. The family members were farmers from Topsham.


Bricker (Herschel L.) Theater Collection, 1900-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Bricker (Herschel L.) Theater Collection, 1900-1973, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, professor of speech and drama and director of the Maine Masque Theater from 1928-1970.
Collection includes pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills about the Maine Masque Theater, and theater in Maine.


Cooperative Extension Service Records (University Of Maine), 1913-2006, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Cooperative Extension Service Records (University Of Maine), 1913-2006, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Cooperative Extension is part of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System, which works through the land-grant universities in each U.S. state. Maine’s land-grant university is in Orono at the University of Maine.

The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, but there are also photographic, visual, and audio visual material. Some of the report record series also contain photographs of Cooperative Extension Service operations, events, and staff. The reports submitted during the First World War and Second World War years detail the effects the wars had on agriculture in Maine.


Hitchner (Barbara Dunn) Papers, 1790-1977, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Hitchner (Barbara Dunn) Papers, 1790-1977, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Barbara Dunn Hitchner was born 4 March 1898 in Orono, Maine and was a graduate of the University of Maine, Class of 1920. She was dedicated to her research of the history of Maine and the genealogy of many of the early families of the Penobscot Valley. Materials in the collection generally include newspaper clippings, original records and copies of original records, and notes from various sources. Genealogies also include Barbara Dunn Hitchner correspondence.


Palmer (Ralph S.) Collection, 1842-2002, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Palmer (Ralph S.) Collection, 1842-2002, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The collection contains research material and writings of Ralph S. Palmer, a professor and naturalist. It includes material related to Manly Hardy and his daughter Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, as well as an extensive reprint collection of publications in natural history and zoology. Included are notes, articles, clippings, photographs, reprints, ledgers, typescripts, illustrations, card indexes, and correspondence of Ralph S. Palmer, Jonathan Titcomb Hardy, Manly Hardy, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, and Walter M. Hardy.


Eastern Maine General Hospital School Of Nursing Collection, 1892-, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Eastern Maine General Hospital School Of Nursing Collection, 1892-, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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This collection reflects the history of the School of Nursing at Eastern Maine General Hospital/ Eastern Maine Medical Center from its beginning. Included are photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, artifacts, etc. concerning the School of Nursing and its alumni. Rules, curricula, administrative papers, and student progress reports are also included.


Day (Almon C.) Papers, 1871-1918, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Day (Almon C.) Papers, 1871-1918, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The papers of Almon C. Day, a farmer and legislator from Turner, Maine. Included are correspondence, invoices, and other documents relating to Day's farm and his political career. The correspondence includes letters between Almon and his wife Clara during the years 1871 to 1884, a few letters to and from their children, and letters from Almon's and Clara's cousins.


Little (Clarence C.) Papers, 1910-1976, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Little (Clarence C.) Papers, 1910-1976, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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C.C. Little was President of the University of Maine from 1922-25. He was director of Jackson Memorial Laboratory 1929-1971, and a researcher in the fields of cancer, genetics, and tobacco. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of writings, reprints of publications, periodicals, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Little's career as a biologist and educator, his family, his second wife, Beatrice Johnson Little, Jackson Memorial Laboratory, cancer research, tobacco industry, genetics, college and universities.


Bureau Of Public Administration (University Of Maine) Records, 1966-1981, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Bureau Of Public Administration (University Of Maine) Records, 1966-1981, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Bureau of Public Administration had its start at the University of Maine with the city manager program in the 1930’s. The Bureau was part of the progressive movement to professionalize municipal administration. The position of town manager became popular through this movement as a way to administer above the political fray. The Bureau hosted, delivered, and facilitated training for municipal and public employees on a range of subjects. In 1989, the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center was founded and took over many of the responsibilities of the Bureau. By 1991 training, seminars, workshops were phased out and the ...


Packard (William) Papers, 1966-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Packard (William) Papers, 1966-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Papers of William Packard, a screenwriter, poet, playwright, and editor of The New York Quarterly, a poetry magazine. The papers contain worksheets for plays, novels, films, poetry, and trade books by William Packard. Included also are editorial drafts, interviews, documents, and correspondence for The New York Quarterly.


Bartlett (Ralph S.) Travel Film Collection, 1925-1933, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Bartlett (Ralph S.) Travel Film Collection, 1925-1933, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Ralph S. Bartlett, born in 1868 in Eliot, Maine, was an attorney who graduated from Dartmouth College in 1889 and from Boston University in 1892. This collection includes travel films made by Bartlett on nine trips he took between 1925 and 1933 to the Middle East, the Arctic Sea and the Baltic states, Europe, Canada, South America, Scandinavia, and Russia. An additional reel contains footage of family members.


Alumni Association Records (University Of Maine), 1872-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Alumni Association Records (University Of Maine), 1872-1988, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Alumni Association is an independent, not-for-profit, organization dedicated to advancing the best interests of the University of Maine and its former, current, and future students by encouraging relationships and mobilizing resources in ways that enhance the value of a UMaine degree. The Association’s efforts focus on: providing information, programs, and events that serve our members’ personal and career interests; and; advocating for policies and assets that strengthen UMaine’s quality, reputation, and appeal.


Darling Marine Center (University Of Maine) Records, 1941-2009, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Darling Marine Center (University Of Maine) Records, 1941-2009, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Ira C. Darling Center for Research Teaching and Service now commonly referred to as the Darling Marine Center or DMC is closely associated with the University of Maine's School of Marine Sciences (SMS).

The Sea Grant College Program Records contain items regarding the founding of the Sea Grant Program, copies of various publications, publication catalogs, and reports, reference material, project proposals, planning documents, and calendar of events.

Darling Marine Center & Department of Oceanography Records contain copies of various Center publications and catalog of publications, lists of summer programs, reference material, various items regarding the Bi-State Commission on Oceanography ...


Allen (Charles Edwin) Papers, 1852-1982, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Allen (Charles Edwin) Papers, 1852-1982, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Business and personal letters written to Charles Allen between 1867 and 1911 by friends, business associates, political and labor figures and those interested in local history. Allen was born in Sanford, Maine, Oct. 26, 1839. Allen worked as a printer and compositor for the Morning Star, a newspaper in Dover, N.H., the Eastern Argus in Portland, Maine, and the Boston Journal before being employed as a proofreader and compositor at the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass.


Fryeburg Business And Professional Women's Club Records, 1928-1970, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Fryeburg Business And Professional Women's Club Records, 1928-1970, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The collection contains administrative records of the Fryeburg Business and Professional Women's Club, including minutes of meetings, treasurer's records, and information about disbanding the club, 1970.


Mccormick (Ada Peirce) Papers, 1850-1998, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Mccormick (Ada Peirce) Papers, 1850-1998, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The papers of Ada Stetson Peirce McCormick, a social activist, author, editor of Letter Magazine (Tucson, Arizona), and founder of the Little Chapel of All Nations. The bulk of the papers are family letters or materials concerning the Peirce timberlands. Included also are copies of Ada Peirce McCormick's magazine Letter, magazine articles and clippings, correspondence, genealogies, wills, diaries, and photographs.


Croswell Family Papers, 1791-1921, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Croswell Family Papers, 1791-1921, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Business records of the Croswell family, long-time owners of a general store in Farmington, Maine. This small collection contains primarily financial records from the general store and memorandum books of a general nature or dealing with specific activities. Most of the materials are dated but only a few can specifically be identified as belonging to the Croswell family.


Drake (S. S.) Sermons, 1839-1879, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Drake (S. S.) Sermons, 1839-1879, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Collection contains manuscript copies of sermons of Samuel S. Drake, a Presbyterian minister in southern Maine. Many sermons in the collection are given a number but are undated. Other sermons are dated from 1839 to 1879.


Parsons Family Papers, 1838-1956, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Parsons Family Papers, 1838-1956, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The Parsons family papers consist primarily of the business records and personal papers of George Parsons and his sons Henry and William Usher Parsons. They reflect the involvement of the Parsons family in the banking, interurban railroad, steel and coal businesses, primarily in Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama.


Hamilton (Brooks W.) Papers, 1937-1992, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Hamilton (Brooks W.) Papers, 1937-1992, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The papers of Brooks Hamilton, including personal information, correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, course materials, information on public service activities, and materials relating to current legal issues in the field of journalism.

Before joining the University of Maine staff in 1952 Hamilton served as city editor of the Daily Kennebec Journal in Augusta, Maine. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was instrumental in the drafting and passage of Maine's "Right to Know" law in 1959.


Elliot (Robert O. E.) Papers, 1926-1975, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Elliot (Robert O. E.) Papers, 1926-1975, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Papers of outdoorsman, journalist, writer, and photographer, Robert O. E. Elliot, who spent much of his life in Maine. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of articles, and copies of published articles that document Robert Elliot's long career as a writer and photographer.


Bardwell (Thomas C.) Collection, 1870s-1960s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Bardwell (Thomas C.) Collection, 1870s-1960s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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A collection of materials related to Maine band leader and composer, R. B. Hall. Collection includes correspondence of Thomas C. Bardwell and items of and about R.B. Hall. Scores and sheet music of Hall's compositions comprise much of the collection.


Ames (John) Travel Films, 1940s-1960s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Ames (John) Travel Films, 1940s-1960s, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Travel films made by John Ames. Locations include Mexico and Jamaica.


Weiner (Marli) Papers, 1988-2004, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Weiner (Marli) Papers, 1988-2004, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Marli Frances Weiner was born January 9, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Walter and Phyllis (Hirsch) Weiner. She received her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in history from Sarah Lawrence College, and a doctorate in history from the University of Rochester in 1986.

Many of the source files include Dr. Weiner's research notes and provide page numbers, quotations, and responses to each text. Other source files, listed by title and author, contain photocopied and clipped articles but no annotation. The manuscript of Sex, Sickness, and Slavery in Series 3 is a ...


Maine Aerial Photograph Collection, 1940-1957, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Maine Aerial Photograph Collection, 1940-1957, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Aerial photographs of Maine taken between 1940 and 1957 for the U.S. Geological Survey. Most were done by Aero Service Corp. of Philadelphia with a few taken by James W. Sewall Co. of Old Town, Maine.


Marine Laboratory At Lamoine (University Of Maine) Records, 1931-1950, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Marine Laboratory At Lamoine (University Of Maine) Records, 1931-1950, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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The record group contains administrative records of the University of Maine Marine Laboratory at Lamoine, including correspondence, brochures, budget documents, publicity information and laboratory purchase orders. Much of the correspondence is that of Joseph M. Murray, director of the laboratory.


Thoreau Fellowship Records, 1960-, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2016

Thoreau Fellowship Records, 1960-, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

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Records of the Thoreau Fellowship, a society with its headquarters in Maine. The society encourages publication and activity in the fields of history, conservation, preservation of natural resources, and other interests of Henry David Thoreau. Included are manuscripts of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, and photos.