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Cerulli World Series collection

Identifier: CERULLI-1

A collection of signed baseballs, programs, periodical issues, photographs, and ticket stubs from World Series games 1941-2013.

Dates: 1941-2013

Collection of Agnes Mary Clerke Materials

Identifier: CLERKE-1
Dates: 1877-1881.

Collection of Agnes Mary Frances (Robinson) Duclaux Materials

Identifier: DUCLAUX-1

The collection contains correspondence to Eugene Lee-Hamilton, Matilda and Violet Paget (primarily Violet,) Emily Sargent, and Irene Cooper-Willis from the 1880s to 1930s, as well as Duclaux's tribute to Eugene Lee-Hamilton and watercolor of Mary Robinson (?) by Mrs. Stedman.

Dates: 1882-1938; 1882 - 1938

Collection of Alfred Eliab Buck Materials

Identifier: CAMS BUCK-1

The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs, and clippings by and about Alfred Eliab Buck, a Civil War soldier, politician, businessman, and diplomatic Minister to Japan, born in Foxcroft, Maine.

Dates: 1857 - 1905

Collection of Alice Brown Materials

Identifier: BROWN-1
Scope and Contents Note

The collection contains letters (1895 - 1944) from Alice Brown to various correspondents, including some literary figures (Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles E. L. Wingate) and editors of publications (Boston Evening Transcript, Colby Library Quarterly). The collection also contains some First Appearances of the author's published work (Harper's Monthly magazine, The Youth's Companion).

Dates: 1895 - 1944 and undated

Collection of American Association of University Women Materials

Identifier: AAUW-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Correspondence,Minutes, Branch Newsletters, Programs and Clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of Reports, Program Books, and Lectures/Workshops. The collection also contains 5 books of clippings about AAUW Events.

Dates: 1923-1985

Collection of Amy Levy Materials

Identifier: LEVY-1

The collection contains letters to Violet Paget, 1886-1887, and four poetic manuscripts dedicated to Paget.

Dates: 1886 - 1887; 1886 - 1887

Collection of Andrew Lang Materials

Identifier: LANG-1

Collection consists of a few letters of correspondence to Agnes Mary Frances Robinson Duclaux, Henry James, and Thomas Sargent Perry, circa mid 1880s and undated.

Dates: 1884 - 1949

Collection of Annie Holdsworth Lee-Hamilton Materials

Identifier: LEE-HAMILTON-1

The collection contains letters to Violet Paget, copies of letters from Paget, and one manuscript in book by her husband, Eugene Lee-Hamilton.

Dates: 1902 - 1908

Collection of Beatrix Potter Materials

Identifier: POTTER-1
Dates: 1939 - 1942

Collection of Benjamin Franklin Butler Materials

Identifier: CAMS BUTLER-1

Materials by or about Butler.

Dates: 1835 - 2004

Collection of Bernhard Berenson Materials

Identifier: BERENSON-1
Dates: 1897 - 1938

Collection of Bonnie (Barron) Laforme Materials

Identifier: CAMS LAFORME-1
Dates: 1954-1958

Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials

Identifier: TARKINGTON-1

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Booth Tarkington, a writer from Indiana who was well known for his novels of life in the midwest, and who later lived in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Dates: 1910 - 1949

Collection of Burdett Gardner Materials

Identifier: CAMS GARDNER-1

Collection contains one letter to Irene Cooper Willis and one typescript manuscript on Vernon Lee, both dated 1953.

Dates: 1953.; 1953 - 1953

Collection of Celia Thaxter Materials

Identifier: THAXTER-1

Celia Laighton Thaxter, 1835-1894, was an American poet and prose writer. The collection contains Thaxter's letters, poems, prose fragments, an unfinished novel, scrapbooks, and first appearances in print.

Dates: 1851 - 1984

Collection of Charles Henry Smith Materials

Identifier: CAMS SMITH-1

This collection contains correspondence, personal documents, manuscripts, artifacts, and clippings on Charles Henry Smith, Colby class of 1856, Colonel of the 1st Maine Cavalry during the Civil War, who was active in campaigns in Virginia and at Gettysburg. He served in the Army until his retirement in 1891, and was also a lawyer and a Maine State Senator (1866).

Dates: 1856 - 1960

Collection of Clementina Anstruther-Thomson Materials

Dates: 1883 - 1938

Collection of Edith Lewis letters to Patrick Ferry

Identifier: LEWIS-1
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by Edith Lewis to Patrick Ferry, concerning the author Willa Cather and her writings.

Dates: 1953 - 1968

Collection of Edith Wharton Materials

Identifier: WHARTON-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence of writer, Edith Wharton. The collection consists of letters written by Wharton to various correspondents between 1903 and 1933.

Dates: 1903 - 1933

Collection of Edmund Clarence Stedman Materials

Identifier: STEDMAN-1
Dates: 1878 - 1903

Collection of Edwin Arlington Robinson Materials

Identifier: ROBINSON-1
Dates: 1869 - 1935

Collection of Edwin Markham Materials

Identifier: MARKHAM-1

The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts, some with autographs, dating from 1901-1930s.

Dates: 1899 - 1933

Collection of Elizabeth Akers Allen Materials

Identifier: ALLEN-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of Maine writer, Elizabeth Akers Allen. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts and published writings written by Allen between 1846 and 1906. The collection also contains correspondence, an Autograph book, clippings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1845 - 1911

Collection of Esther Wood/Wood Family Materials

Identifier: CAMS WOOD-1
Scope and Contents

The collection, dated 1845-2002, contains materials from Esther Wood and her parents, John Friend Wood and Lizzie Maddocks Wood. Included are:

Diaries containing daily entries, lists, cash accounts Letters between John and Lizzie Wood, family and general correspondences Scrapbooks with clippings of Esther Wood articles, cards, letters, photographs Esther’s personal mail, newspaper clippings, Alumni relations materials, death notices

Dates: 1845-2002 and undated

Collection of Eugene Lee-Hamilton Materials

Identifier: LEE-HAMILTON-2

The collection consists of correspondence, primarily to mother Matilda Paget, half-sister Violet Paget, and other literary or social acquaintances; a typsecript compilation of letters (including some by Violet Paget)dated 1870-1871; manuscripts, documents pertaining to his diplomatic career, and first appearances, 1866-1905.

Dates: 1858 - 1907

Collection of Frances Parker Materials

Identifier: CAMS PARKER-1
Scope and Contents note

The collection contains information about the renewal of libraries at Colby college; it includes information about new buildings and plans, CBB , circulation, and personnel policies as well as staff meeting minutes, annual reports and annual budget information.

Dates: 1985-2002

Collection of Francis Snow Hesseltine Materials


This collection contains correspondence, personal documents, manuscripts, and clippings on Francis Snow Hesseltine, Colby class of 1863, a Lieutenant Colonel of the 13th Maine Infantry during the Civil War who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, and who was later an attorney in Georgia, Massachusetts, and Maine.

Dates: 1861-1865.; 1861 - 1865

Collection of Grace Mountcastle Martin Materials

Identifier: MARTIN-1

The collection contains many letters of late 1950s-1960s to Richard Cary of Colby Special Collections explaining Martin's correspondence to literary and artistic figures of the day, some of the letters themselves, and a group of postcards.

Dates: 1937 - 1967

Collection of Harriet Beecher Stowe Materials

Identifier: STOWE-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of writer, Harriet Beecher Stowe. The collection consists of letters written by Stowe to various correspondents in 1863. The collection also contains manuscript items of varying length, her autograph, published writings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1863 - 1971

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