Tag Archives: Saco

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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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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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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Elijah Smith Papers (MS4)

Abstract: These are the personal and business records of Elijah Smith. They include records of the Free Will Baptist Church of Saco, Maine, along with Smith’s own diaries and daybooks. Biography: Elijah Smith  (1800-1886) was a deacon and founder of the Free Will … Continue reading

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Richard “Dick” Charles Baseball History Collection (MS52)

Abstract: “Dick” Charles was a reporter for 38 years at the Journal Tribune (Biddeford, Me.), daily newspaper and an avid historian. This collection contains game scores, team names, game locations and dates of games played by Biddeford and Saco amateur … 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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