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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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Remich Family Papers (MS3)

Abstract: These are the papers of James K. Remich and his son Daniel Remich. They include a biographical sketch of Daniel Remich, lectures/speeches, and their legal documents. Biography: James K. Remich founded The Weekly Visitor, a newspaper in Kennebunk in 1809. … Continue reading

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Dr. John Smith Fogg Papers (MS30)

Abstract: Dr. John Smith Fogg (1865-1936), a Biddeford native, was a Captain and Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Army and served abroad and domestically at the turn of the 20th century. This collection of papers includes the accounts of his … Continue reading

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Flood-Thomas Collection (MS71)

Abstract: Memorabilia and records of the Flood and Thomas families in Biddeford, Maine from 1908 until 1962. Earliest records are guest registers and memorabilia of the family restaurant, Flood’s Shore Dinners, which was run out of the family home (The … Continue reading

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Mark Prime Papers (MS6)

Abstract: This collection contains correspondence between Mark Prime and various other military personnel, various different forms that relate to expenses of the army, bills, and receipts. Captain Mark Prime (born 27 August 1813) was an Assistant Quarter Master for the … Continue reading

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