Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921

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President of Maine Historical Society from 1890-1911. A Republican, he was mayor of Portland from 1893-1897 and 1904-1905.

From the description of Scrapbooks of municipal affairs in Portland, Maine, 1893-1898. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 686772318

American author and editor.

From the description of Papers of James Phinney Baxter [manuscript], 1885-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647859308

Served as president of the Maine Historical Society from 1890 to 1911.

From the description of James Phinney Baxter miscellaneous papers, ca. 1885-1895. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 687723329

Author, mayor, and civic leader, of Portland, Me.

From the description of Documentary history, 1622-1686. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70973412

Author, historian, banker, mayor, and philanthropist, of Portland, Me.

From the description of Copies of documents, ca. 1613-1665, [n.d.]. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70974574

Businessman, historian, civic leader, and benefactor, of Portland, Me.

From the description of Maine Historical Society scrapbook, 1877-1880. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 557495043

Author, historian, banker, mayor, civic leader, and philanthropist, of Portland, Me.; president of Maine Historical Society from 1890-1911.

From the description of James Phinney Baxter scrapbook, 1888. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978285

From the description of James Phinney Baxter correspondence, 1887-1918. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128516

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referencedIn Samuel Moody genealogy, 1917-1918. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Correspondence : to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1893. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Bakenell, T. H. Papers of Southern writers [manuscript], 1862-1938. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lamson Studio (Portland, Me.). Lamson Studio collection of glass plate negatives, 1800s-ca. 1900. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association (Portland, Me.). Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association records, 1871-1891. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Scrapbooks of municipal affairs in Portland, Maine, 1893-1898. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter miscellaneous papers, ca. 1885-1895. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. Papers, 1893-1912. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Society of American Historians Records, 1879-1976, [Bulk Dates: 1939-1976]. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Max Lerner papers, 1927-1998 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. A collection of genealogies / compiled by James Phinney Baxter. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Trelawny, Robert, 1598-1644?. Robert Trelawny papers, 1631-1884. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Documentary history, 1622-1686. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portland (Me.). Mayor. Records of mayors, 1831-1894. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ford, J. mss., 1906-1976 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Fraternity Club (Portland, Me.). Fraternity Club photograph albums, 1873-1879. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter correspondence, 1887-1918. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. James Phinney Baxter scrapbook, 1888. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Longfellow and his 75th birthday, 1882. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Maine Historical Society scrapbook, 1877-1880. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rossini Club (Portland, Me.). Scrapbooks, 1869-1962. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Society of American Historians. Society of American Historians records, 1879-1976 [Bulk Dates: 1939-1976]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn How, Joseph, d. 1870. Joseph How estate papers, ca. 1937. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn 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 Baxter Collection folders 1 to 60. Maine State Library
referencedIn Torrey, Harry K. Harry K. Torrey paper entitled "James Phinney Baxter", 1946 Jan. 9. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Morris S. Lazaron Papers., 1851-1979, 1930-1950 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Buck, Howard Mendenhall, 1856-. Howard Mendenhall Buck papers, 1902-1935. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Tompson, Frederick A., 1857-1919. Frederick A. Tompson architectural drawings, ca. 1893-1927. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Portland Society of Natural History (Me.). Portland Society of Natural History records, 1850-1946. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Baxter family. Baxter family collection, ca. 1854-2003. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Mayberry, Stephen P., 1829-1907. Stephen P. Mayberry papers, 1648-1884. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Copies of documents, ca. 1613-1665, [n.d.]. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Burrage, Henry S. (Henry Sweetser), 1837-1926. Papers, 1861-1925. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Portland Transcript. (Portland, Me.). "Pillars of Portland -- XVII" : Hon. James Phinney Baxter, president of the Maine Historical Society. Portland Public Library
referencedIn Niles, Nathaniel, 1835-1917. Nathaniel Niles letters to James Phinney Baxter, 1906. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921. Papers of James Phinney Baxter [manuscript], 1885-1904. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Baxter family. family
associatedWith Baxter family. family
associatedWith Baxter, Francis, 1681-1723. person
associatedWith Baxter, John, b. 1632. person
associatedWith Baxter, Mehetabel Cummings Proctor. person
associatedWith Baxter, Thomas, d. 1713. person
associatedWith Baxter, William. person
associatedWith Buck, Howard Mendenhall, 1856- person
correspondedWith Burrage, Henry S. (Henry Sweetser), 1837-1926. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Colonial Society of Massachusetts corporateBody
associatedWith Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. person
correspondedWith Dalton, Asa, 1824-1912 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Edes, Henry Herbert, 1849-1922, person
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
associatedWith Fraternity Club (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gorges, Ferdinando, Sir, 1565?-1647. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Public Record Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith How, Joseph, d. 1870. person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lamson Studio (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Lazaron, Morris Samuel person
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902- person
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. person
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Archives. corporateBody
correspondedWith Mayberry, Stephen P., 1829-1907. person
correspondedWith Niles, Nathaniel, 1835-1917. person
associatedWith Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. person
associatedWith Perkins, John Carroll, 1862-1950. person
associatedWith Portland High School (Portland, Me.). Class of 1877. corporateBody
correspondedWith Portland (Me.). Mayor. corporateBody
associatedWith Portland Society of Natural History (Me.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Rossini Club (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Society of American Historians. corporateBody
associatedWith Society of American Historians. corporateBody
associatedWith Spurgeon, C. H. (Charles Haddon), 1834-1892. person
correspondedWith Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1835-1908 person
associatedWith Tompson, Frederick A., 1857-1919. person
associatedWith Torrey, Harry K. person
associatedWith Trelawny, Robert, 1598-1644? person
associatedWith Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portland (Me.)
York County (Me.)
Maine--Portland
Maine
Europe
Great Britain
Maine
Massachusetts
Maine--Portland
Portland (Me.)
Maine--Portland
Portland (Me.)
Great Britain
Maine
Maine--Portland
Massachusetts
United States
Portland (Me.)
Maine
Subject
Commencement ceremonies
Associations, institutions, etc
Finance, Personal--History--19th century
Societies--History--20th century
Occupation
Historians--Maine--Portland
Civic leaders--Maine--Portland
Philanthropists--Maine--Portland
Function

Person

Birth 1831-03-23

Death 1921

English,

French

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