5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Maine--History.

  1. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

    3 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

  2. Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928

    300 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts relating to Chester's study of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall and the Penobscot Bay Expedition in 1779.

  3. Edward W. Washburn family papers, 1817-1934

    1,000 items ; 9 containers plus 3 oversize ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, civil servant, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, school material, notebooks, photographs, financial and military papers, genealogical records, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward’s parents, William Gilmor and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. and...

  4. Frank L. Stickney papers, 1850-1938

    325 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil servant with the Department of Navy. Correspondence and other material relating to the family of Frank L. Stickney, including letters to his father, Francis H. Stickney, while a warrant clerk in the United States Navy during the Civil War.

  5. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    1,000 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.