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Goodwin papers (MS 24)

Abstract: Business, personal and legal documents generated by various members of the Goodwin family. Particularly good at showing life around the Saco River wharves and the sea/shipping industry in the beginning of the 19th century. History: The Goodwin family was … Continue reading

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Newspapers collection (MS 61)

Abstract: Collected single issue and bound volumes of newspapers, spanning over 200 years of mostly local news. Most of the papers come from Biddeford and Saco, however the collection also includes papers from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York and St. Paul, … Continue reading

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George Thacher papers (MS 1)

The Thacher collection consists of a folio album containing an account between George Thacher and his nephew, Silas Lee; one photograph of George Thacher’s portrait, painted by Henry Williams; and eighteen pieces of correspondence. The correspondence includes a letter written … Continue reading

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Elijah Smith Papers (MS 4)

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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