Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969

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Mayor of Portland, governor of Maine (1921-1925), philanthropist and benefactor of Maine Historical Society, creator of Baxter State Park and a school for the deaf, of Portland, Me.

From the description of Maine legislature hearings report, 1917. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214070790

Lawyer, legislator, and governor of Maine.

From the description of Percival P. Baxter collection of theater programs, 1895-1901. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979605

Governor of Maine, 1923-25;

From the guide to the Percival P. Baxter letter to Mabel Weaks, 1921, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf James Phinney Baxter Collection. (Portland Library Me.). [Collection of items relating to transfer of gifts from Percival P. Baxter to the Portland Public Library]. Portland Public Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions collected by The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library, 1878-1923. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Baxter family. Baxter family collection, ca. 1854-2003. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Portland Society of Natural History (Me.). Portland Society of Natural History records, 1850-1946. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter, John L. (John Lincoln), 1896-1984. John L. Baxter collection, ca. 1933-1977. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Bigelow, Harry M., 1872-1940. Harry M. Bigelow typed letter, ca. 1922. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn McGlauflin, Clifford Elmore, 1872-1963. Papers, 1891-1928. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969. Maine legislature hearings report, 1917. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Gould, John Mead, 1839-1930. John Mead Gould papers, 1854-1930. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Hakola, John W. A history of Baxter State Park, 1979. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smith, Helen Burr. Nicholas Biddle Kittell (1822-1894) : a forgotten New York State artist. [ca. 1960-1969]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Cary family. Cary family collection, ca. 1828-ca. 1967. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Samuel T. Dana papers, 1893-1970, 1925-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Baxter State Park : references dealing with land conveyances and restrictions placed by Percival P. Baxter. University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969. Percival P. Baxter scrapbooks. Maine State Library
referencedIn Hakola, John W. Papers, 1956-1981 (bulk 1967-1977). University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Merrill family. Merrill family correspondence, 1887-1960. University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library
referencedIn Baxter Collection folders 1 to 60. Maine State Library
creatorOf Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969,. Percival P. Baxter collection of theater programs, 1895-1901. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Percival P. Baxter letter to Mabel Weaks, 1921 The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.
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associatedWith Baxter family. family
associatedWith Baxter, John L. (John Lincoln), 1896-1984. person
associatedWith Bigelow, Harry M., 1872-1940. person
associatedWith Boston Symphony Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Bowdoin College. corporateBody
associatedWith Cary family. family
associatedWith Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. person
associatedWith Gaiety Theatre (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Gould, John Mead, 1839-1930. person
associatedWith Hakola, John W. person
associatedWith Harlem Opera House (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine. Governor (1921-1925 : Baxter) corporateBody
associatedWith Maine. Legislature 1917) corporateBody
associatedWith Maine. Legislature. House of Representatives. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine. Legislature. Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine. Water Power Commission. corporateBody
correspondedWith McGlauflin, Clifford Elmore, 1872-1963. person
associatedWith Merrill family. family
associatedWith Portland City Hall (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Portland Society of Natural History (Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Smith, Helen Burr. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maine
Katahdin, Mount (Me.)
Maine
Maine
Massachusetts
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Water-power
Theater
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Birth 1876-11-22

Death 1969-06-12

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