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Richard “Dick” Charles Baseball History Collection (MS 52)

This collection consists of a list of game information for various Biddeford and Saco baseball teams from 1894-1962. Many (but not all) entries contain the following information: Year-year (season); Date of game, location; Team 1, score and Team 2, score; … Continue reading

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Flood-Thomas Collection (MS 71)

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 Willows) … Continue reading

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Mark Prime Papers (MS 6)

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 United … Continue reading

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Mitchell Shoe Company Collection (MS 2)

“The Assembler” was an employee newsletter published by the Mitchell Shoe Company of Biddeford, Maine. It contained personal items, gossip, photographs, announcements, and advertisements for local businesses. There are 12 copies and range from Vol. 1 No. 1 (November 1947) … Continue reading

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Almanac collection (MS 37)

This is a collection of almanacs of various types, mostly farmers almanacs, from the New England region, from 1766 to 1935. The bulk of the almanacs are from the 19th century. The Almanac collection consists of 68 almanacs of various … Continue reading

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“The Irregular” Newsletter Collection (MS 25)

“The Irregular” was a self-published newsletter created by Howard Browning (1908-1989) of Biddeford Pool. The newsletter was distributed to people of Mr. Browning’s choosing, and ran from 1978 to approximately 1988. Collection is comprised of one box (.2 lin. ft.) … Continue reading

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