Tag Archives: Biddeford

Seth S. Fairfield papers (MS33)

Abstract: Small collection relating to the work, mostly legal, performed by Seth S. Fairfield (1790-1863) as both as York County Justice of the Peace in the first years of Maine statehood and as an assignee, and also work performed as … Continue reading

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George Thacher papers (MS1)

Abstract: Mainly correspondence collection to and from Judge George Thacher of Biddeford, Maine on various business and personal topics. Also contains one business paper, an accounting between Thacher and nephew Silas Lee. Biography: George Thacher (Thatcher*) was born, in Yarmouth, … Continue reading

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Salvas-Coulombe Theatre Collection (MS49)

Abstract: For nearly forty years Joseph Jovite “J.J.” Salvas was actively engaged in the staging and direction of amateur theatrical productions. His companies were made up largely of Biddeford people, and they played to enthusiastic audiences in Biddeford and throughout New … Continue reading

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Wilfrid Landry collection (MS79)

Abstract: Scrapbook kept by Hon. Wilfrid A. Landry, mostly documenting his political activities during his years as mayor of Biddeford (1937-1940). Contains clippings, photographs, and other ephemera. Also contains family material, including greeting cards from his children and family pictures. … Continue reading

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Walter Perkins Amateur Newspaper Collection (MS12)

Abstract: Collection of amateur newspapers, the bulk produced between 1873 and 1874, from across the United States and Canada. They were collected by Walter E. Perkins of Biddeford, who at age 14 was producing his own paper “The Snow Flake”. Perkins … Continue reading

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Pauline Gaudette Canning Papers (MS78)

Abstract: Collection of materials related to St. Joseph School, Biddeford, which belonged to Pauline (Gaudette) Canning, SJHS ’49. The collection contains images, class photos, clippings, correspondence, programs, albums and certificates. One item not related to SJS is the elementary school diploma from Saco’s … Continue reading

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Joseph Libby Papers (MS5)

Abstract: This collection contains the papers of Biddeford constable Joseph Libby including bills and receipts, court summonses, as well as various other work and personal papers. Biography: Joseph Libby (1725-1802) was from Kittery, Maine, and was the constable of Biddeford … Continue reading

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