Maine Historical Society
This collection is made up of Peter Fisher's research files for Civil War information. Much of the content is handwritten notes on yellow notepad paper. These sheets are sometimes closely written, other times there are only two or three names on a page. He has recopied many cemetery inscriptions from the Greater Portland, Me., area. He has also collected publicity for various historical sites. There are some newspaper clippings and photocopies of books. Aside from Civil War research, there is also general military and city of Portland information, including urban renewal
Maine Folklife Center,-- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Interview, with catalog, from Portland, Me., with Bress, about the deli business, after forty years as a deli owner
Maine Historical Society
Warrants issued for the arrest of Barnabas Harden, of Portland, Me., for drunken and disorderly behavior
Dyer Library/Saco Museum
Chiefly correspondence to Gibeon E. Bradbury, his wife Jennie, and their son, Gibeon Elden Bradbury, Jr.; letters and other documents (1800-1850s) addressed to various Bradbury family members, including Nathaniel Bradbury; a large group of letters (1855-1904) to Gibeon E. Bradbury and Jennie B. Bradbury from friends and relatives, including many from Jennie's brother Charles Akers, a sculptor living in New York City -- Subjects of this group of letters include personal activities, health and travels of the correspondents and the Bradburys, and Gibeon Bradbury's work and his efforts to sell his paintings
Maine Historical Society
Poll tax, real estate tax, inheritance and transfer tax, and personal estate tax records of Portland, Me
Maine Historical Society
Business accounts (1791-1799) kept by Means -- Includes newspaper clippings (1897-1912) pasted in relating to Means's house in Stroudwater, possibly added by Leonard Bond Chapman
Maine Historical Society
Marriage certificate of Charles Berry and Mary Ellen Blake, both of Portland, signed by D.M. Graham, pastor of Casco Street Church
Maine Historical Society
Photographs of students and teachers at Girl's High School, Portland, Me -- Many photographs are identified. Also includes a photographs of high school building, ca. 1860. Most photographs were taken by T.R. Burnham, Portland; others are by photographers A.C. Lewis, B.F. Smith & Son, and Haseltine [Photographers], all of Portland
Maine Historical Society
Pencil sketches of old houses and buildings in Portland, Me., with descriptive notes, compiled by Goold
Maine Historical Society
Includes postcard invitation to attend "Holidays at Henry's" Dec. 6, 1990 (black, white, and red image of the front door of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House); notecard invitation to celebration of the successful completion of the Maine Heritage Fund campaign on the birthday of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, held Feb. 27, 1984 (color drawing by Anne Bell Robb of Kidron Design); and copy of black and white image of "west hall of parlor, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, prior to 1900" pencilled in on the bottom (possibly from MHS newsletter). All the items came from QJ B/L L861wlp v. 1, The writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, which was originally owned by Joseph W.P. Frost, of Eliot, Me., a historian and author

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