Maine Historical Society

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Founded in 1822, the Maine Historical Society is the third oldest historical society in the United States.The Maine Genealogical Society merged its genealogical book collections with MHS in 1922 and ceased to exist. A new organization with the same name was established in 1976.

From the description of Maine Historical Society records, 1723-2006. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128359

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Sewall, Emma D. (Emma Duncan), 1836-1919. The rivers and marshes of Small Point, 1954. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Carousso, Dorothee, 1909-1992. Dorothee Carousso typed letter signed to Maine Historical Society, 1962. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf United States. Works Progress Administration. WPA broadsides relating to Maine, Massachusetts, and World War I, 1700-1939. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Jones, Robert Ralston. The bell of a Jesuit mission : a paper read before the Maine Historical Society, 1904 Apr. 15. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Papers, 1933-2009. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Akers, Benjamin Paul, 1825-1861. Benjamin Paul Akers letter collection, 1858-1920. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Wadsworth-Longfellow family papers, [ca. 1762-ca. 1921]. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Goold, Nathan, 1846-1914. Nathan Goold correspondence, 1884-1913. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Your stories, 2004. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Society. Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Society records, 1922-1957. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Stewart Hall Holbrook papers for, Holy old Mackinaw, 1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Haines, William P., b. ca. 1811. An interesting relic, 1864 Jan. 26. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Holman, Isabella Dayton Staples. Genealogy of the families of Lincoln-Dayton-Staples, 1931. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Thurston, R. C. Ballard. Stars and stripes / by R[ogers] C[lark] Ballard Thruston, 1925. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910. Letter to the President and Council of the Historical Society of Maine, 1884 Dec. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Picking, Sherwood, 1890-1941. Sherwood Picking autograph letter signed, undated. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Beauchamp, John. Muscongus Patent collection, 1975 to 1976. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bradbury, James Ware, 1802-1901. James Ware Bradbury speech to the Maine Historical Society, 1889 Feb. 22. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Rumery, Samuel D., d. 1942. Records of York County, Maine, from notes made by Joseph P. Thompson, copied by Samuel D. Rumery for the Maine Historical Society, 1926. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Maine history miscellaneous documents, 1668-1896, undated. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ). Maine Genealogical Society correspondence, 1889-1922. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Heseltine, Charles Dana, 1911-1989. Portland Railroad Company, 1959. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Longfellow, A. W. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1854-1934. Floor plans of the Maine Historical Society library, Portland, Maine, ca. 1901-1907. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Mellen, Prentiss, 1764-1840. Prentiss Mellen autograph letter signed, 1823 July 31. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Collection of copies of "A copy of a letter written by Our Blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ," 1816 and undated. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. [Minor publications.]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Wadsworth Longfellow House scrapbook, 1906-1928. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Dole, Richard F. (Richard Fairfax), 1906-1987. Richard F. Dole papers, ca. 1850-1985. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Popham memorial celebration cards, 1862 Aug. 29. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Correspondence on Indian names, 1854-1860, 1854-1860 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Goold, Nathan, 1846-1914. Nathan Goold autograph letter signed to Mrs. Champion along with accompanying informational letter, 1905 and 1989. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Scarpaci, Peter A. Peter A. Scarpaci brochure photographs, 1996?. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Clifford, Jane. Newfield, Maine, villages, 1777-1950, 1950. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Thrasher, Henry S., 1845-1919. Roster 13th Maine Regt., 1861-1865, 1918-1919. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Photograph albums of Maine Historical Society members, 1886-1916. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Murray, Eleanor A. Hasty family : descendants of Daniel and Mary Hasty, 1936. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858. Parker Cleaveland autograph letter signed, 1830. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Williamson, Joseph, 1828-1902. Maine Historical Society collection, 1848-1902. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Burrage, Henry S. (Henry Sweetser), 1837-1926. Papers, 1861-1925. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dean, Nicholas. Nicholas Dean correspondence, 1992-2007. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter correspondence, 1887-1918. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn United States Postal Service. Flags : first day of issue ceremony, 1981 Apr. 24. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Letters of acceptance and refusal regarding a dinner honoring J. W. Bradbury sponsored by Maine Historical Society, 1887. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter miscellaneous papers, ca. 1885-1895. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878. Leonard Woods papers, 1867-1868. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Union Mutual Life Insurance Company (Portland, Me.). Photographs of cornerstone ceremonies for the Union Mutual Life Insurance Company, Portland, Me., 1955 May 17. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow research collection, [199-]-2000. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Thruston, R. C. Ballard,. Photographs of letters of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in the J.S.H. Fogg collection at the Maine Historical Society, ca. 1925. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Maine Historical Society records, 1723-2006. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bryant, Hubbard Winslow, 1839-1917,. Autographs, 1746-1952. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Chamberlain, Leila Hutchins. The Hanover, 1954. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Banks, Charles Edward, 1854-1931. Scrapbook, ca. 1900. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Photographs of Portland buildings, ca. 1950-1996. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Emery, George Addison, 1838-1933. Thornton Academy, 1897 Mar. 11. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn George Edward Woodberry papers concerning Edgar Allan Poe, 1829-1928. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Society. Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Society records, 1888-1957. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maling, Martial D. Martial D. Maling correspondence and photograph, 1963-1964. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Longfellow House and Maine Historical Society scrapbook, ca. 1901-1903. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Maine Historical Society collection relating to Henry Dearborn, 1968 and undated. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Kelly, John E. Letter and notice of availability of Ram Island Ledge Light Station, 2008. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Wadsworth-Longfellow House clippings notebook, 1847-1997. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sewall, Abbie, 1952-. Manuscript copy of Message through time, 1989. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smith family. Smith family genealogy, 1927 June 27. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Riot of words : local schools/local history, 2006. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Jordan, William B. William B. Jordan miscellaneous papers, 1952-1964. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Goold, Nathan, 1846-1914. Longfellow House scrapbook of Nathan Goold, 1898-1906. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Pike, Clifford L. Genealogies of early inhabitants of Sweden, Maine, 1927. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Friday, Paul. Manuscript collections, 2011. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sheean, Oliver Clement, 1894-1955. Oliver Clement Sheean collection, 1930-1955. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Carleton, S. L. Miscellaneous daguerreotypes, ca. 1840-1860. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hand, Carlton. Collection of receipts from Maine, 1782-1848. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sheehan, Elizabeth. History of the "outside poor" (general assistance recipients) : Portland, Maine, 1892-1903. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Trelawny, Robert, 1598-1644?. Robert Trelawny papers, 1631-1884. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Maine Historical Society scrapbook, 1877-1880. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Davis, Walter Goodwin, 1885-1966. Austria after the armistice, 1920 Jan. 29. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn King, William, 1768-1852. William King assessment and payment of receipt of dues owed to Maine Historical Society, 1830. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Barry, William David. A city awakes : the arts and artisans of early 19th century Portland : exhibit collection, 2005. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ). Documents related to transferral of materials to the Maine Historical Society, 1922-1923. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn First National Bank of Portland (Portland, Me.). First National Bank of Portland records, 1864-1918. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ellis, Milton, 1885-1947. Maine novelists, undated. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Riot of words : visitor broadsides, 2006. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Sheppard, J. H. (John Hannibal), 1789-1873. Travels in New England : scrapbook, 1849-1909. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Libby, Charles Thornton, 1861-1948. Charles Thornton Libby papers, 1643-1945. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Humanities Council. Two exhibitions about Maine history and statehood (1783-1820), 1983-1984. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hawes, Douglas F. Douglas F. Hawes letter to Nicholas Noyes, 1995 Apr. 19. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Barry, William David. Maine newspaper articles & reviews by William David Barry, the 1970's, compiled for the Maine Historical Society, 2010. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Some collections of manuscripts in the library of the Maine Historical Society, 1923. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Maine Charitable Mechanics Association trade banners materials, 1855-2010. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter scrapbook, 1888. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Jewish History Initiative (Maine Historical Society). Maine Jewish History Initiative records, 2008-2009. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858. Parker Cleaveland a.l.s. to William Jenks, 1830. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Du Pasquier, J. Thierry (Jean Thierry), 1944-. Jeremiah and Isaac Winslow : American whalers in France, 1965. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Butler, Joyce. Joyce Butler Wadsworth Longfellow families research collection, 1723-1995. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wadsworth-Longfellow House image collection, 1786-ongoing. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Scrapbook history of Portland, Maine, hotels, ca. 1842-2009. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Appleton, Georgiana. Georgiana Appleton autograph letter signed, 1901 Sept. 2. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Signed petitions to the Maine Historical Society concerning the location of the Noble memorial in Nobleboro, Me., undated. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf York County (Me.). Correspondence and deeds pertaining to York County, Me., 1886-1887. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Longfellow family scrapbook, 1909-1949. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Banks, Charles Edward, 1854-1931. Burning of Falmouth/Mowat's Relation collection, 1775-1890. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862. Correspondence on Indian names, 1854-1860. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Longfellow Garden Club (Portland, Me.). Longfellow Garden Club records, 1924-1992. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Wadsworth-Longfellow House information for docents, 1996-1999. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Branson, Alice Mitchell, 1926-2010. George Cleeve photograph collection, ca. 1984-1985. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rumery, Samuel D., d. 1942. Notes toward a history of the First Parish of Falmouth, formerly known as the Third Parish of Falmouth : from the Maine Genealogical Society, Portland, Maine, copied from the originals by Samuel D. Rumery, for the Maine Historical Society, in 1926, 1926. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Libby, Charles Thornton, 1861-1948. Papers, 1643-1945. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maine Historical Society. Longfellow Statue collection, 1885-1888. Maine Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Akers, Benjamin Paul, 1825-1861. person
associatedWith Appleton, Georgiana. person
associatedWith Barry, William David. person
associatedWith Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. person
associatedWith Bradbury, James Ware, 1802-1901. person
associatedWith Branson, Alice Mitchell, 1926-2010. person
associatedWith Bryant, Hubbard Winslow, 1839-1917, person
associatedWith Burrage, Henry S. (Henry Sweetser), 1837-1926. person
associatedWith Butler, Joyce. person
associatedWith Butler, Joyce. person
associatedWith Carousso, Dorothee, 1909-1992. person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Leila Hutchins. person
associatedWith Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858. person
associatedWith Clifford, Jane. person
associatedWith Davis, Walter Goodwin, 1885-1966. person
associatedWith Dean, Nicholas. person
associatedWith Dole, Richard F. (Richard Fairfax), 1906-1987. person
associatedWith Du Pasquier, J. Thierry (Jean Thierry), 1944- person
associatedWith Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910. person
associatedWith Ellis, Milton, 1885-1947. person
associatedWith Emery, George Addison, 1838-1933. person
associatedWith Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Society. corporateBody
associatedWith First National Bank of Portland (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Friday, Paul. person
associatedWith Goold, Nathan, 1846-1914. person
associatedWith Haines, William P., b. ca. 1811. person
associatedWith Harrison C. Lyseth School (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hawes, Douglas F. person
associatedWith Hawkes, Kenneth. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862. person
associatedWith Heseltine, Charles Dana, 1911-1989. person
correspondedWith Holbrook, Stewart Hall, 1893-1964 person
associatedWith Jones, Robert Ralston. person
associatedWith Jordan, William B. person
associatedWith Kelly, John E. person
associatedWith King, William, 1768-1852. person
associatedWith Libby, Charles Thornton, 1861-1948. person
associatedWith Longfellow, A. W. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1854-1934. person
associatedWith Longfellow family. family
associatedWith Longfellow Garden Club (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. Standing Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Humanities Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine Jewish History Initiative (Maine Historical Society) corporateBody
associatedWith Maling, Martial D. person
associatedWith Marada Adams Community School (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mellen, Prentiss, 1764-1840. person
associatedWith Mildram, Barbara, 1915- person
associatedWith Nathan Clifford Elementary School (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Picking, Sherwood, 1890-1941. person
associatedWith Pierce, Anne Longfellow, 1810-1901. person
associatedWith Pike, Clifford L. person
associatedWith Riverton School (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scarpaci, Peter A. person
associatedWith Sewall, Abbie, 1952- person
associatedWith Sewall, Emma D. (Emma Duncan), 1836-1919. person
associatedWith Sheean, Oliver Clement, 1894-1955. person
associatedWith Sheehan, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Sheppard, J. H. (John Hannibal), 1789-1873. person
associatedWith Smith family. family
associatedWith Thrasher, Henry S., 1845-1919. person
associatedWith Thruston, R. C. Ballard, person
associatedWith Thurston, R. C. Ballard. person
associatedWith Trelawny, Robert, 1598-1644? person
associatedWith Union Mutual Life Insurance Company (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Postal Service. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadsworth family. family
associatedWith Wadsworth-Longfellow House (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Williamson, Joseph, 1828-1902. person
associatedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 person
associatedWith Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878. person
associatedWith York County (Me.). corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maine
Portland (Me.)
Maine--Portland
Portland (Me.)
Maine
Maine--Portland
Maine--Portland
United States
Maine--Portland
Portland (Me.)
Maine--Portland
Maine
Maine
Portland (Me.)
Maine--Portland
Maine--Portland
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Photography
Collectors and collecting
Poets, American--19th century--Biography
Poets, American
Literary landmarks
Men--Societies and clubs
Dinners and dining
Smithsonian Exchange
Authors, American
Tour guides (persons)
Museum visitors
Birthday parties
Poetry--History and criticism--20th century
Christmas
American poetry--19th century
Children's art--Exhibitions
Public schools--Exhibitions
Associations, institutions, etc
American literature--19th century
Historic buildings
Buildings
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