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Maine Historical Society

489 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101

Description:

Founded in 1822, the Maine Historical Society is the third oldest state historical society in the United States.

MHS is comprised of the Wadsworth–Longfellow House and Longfellow Garden, the Maine Historical Society Museum and Store, the MHS Research Library and the Maine Memory Network.

https://www.mainehistory.org/about_overview.shtml

Categories: George Washington, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson,

Collections:
Sewall family papers, 1799-1912
Calvin Coolidge to George P. Gale, 20 Nov 1924
Lot M. Morrill Papers, 1852-1894
Grover Cleveland to Rev. Byron Sunderland, 8 March 1887
William Le Baron Putnam Papers, 1868-1907
Eliphalet Case to John Tyler, 15 April 1841
Clarence Hale Papers, 1876-1927
Charles Andrews calling cards and invitation, ca. 1840s-1852
Collection of calling cards, [undated].

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.


Sewall family papers, 1799-1912

2.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)
Correspondence and papers largely pertaining to the family and professional affairs of Kiah Bayley Sewall, a lawyer, who resided in Mobile, Ala., during the Civil War, and who corresponded with Edwin M. Stanton, William Henry Seward, and President Johnson about Reconstruction. Also includes letters of Lucretia Day Sewall, William Dean Howells, Neal Dow, and William Willis; family deeds; wills; diaries; family portraits, and a photo album.
Finding aid available in the repository.
 

Size
2.5 linear feet

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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Calvin Coolidge to George P. Gale, 20 Nov 1924

Autograph letter signed, with envelope, written from the White House to George P. Gale, of Boston, Mass., expressing thanks for Gale's letter of congratulations on the outcome of the election, written November 20, 1924.

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. Thirtieth president of the U.S., and governor of Massachusetts.
 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/176953102

Size
2 items

Presidential content includes:

- Calvin Coolidge

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Lot M. Morrill Papers, 1852-1894

Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883. Resident of Augusta, Me.; served as state legislator, governor, U.S. senator, and secretary of the U.S. Treasury under Ulysses S. Grant. Biographical and autobiographical sketches, scrapbook with newspaper clippings, and correspondence of William Aiken, William B. Allison, Henry B. Anthony, Chester A. Arthur, George Bancroft, August Belmont, J.F. Bingham, James G. Blaine, George S. Boutwell, Benjamin Bristow, Benjamin F. Butler, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Zachariah Chandler, Salmon P. Chase, Rufus Church, William W. Collins, Roscoe Conkling, Jefferson Davis, Elias H. Derby, Dorothea L. Dix, Stephen A. Douglas, Neal Dow, George F. Edmunds, William P. Fessenden, Hamilton Fish, Henry F. French, James A. Garfield, Delano A. Goddard, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph W. Harper, Ira Harris, Rutherford, B. Hayes, Reverdy Johnson, John Lynch, Hugh McColloch, Joseph McKeen, Samuel Maclean, Edwin D. Morgan, Justin S. Morrill, Lot M. Morrill, Levi P. Morton, Sir Edmund Nead, Fred[erick] F. Phillips, John Pope, William A. Richardson, Carl Schurtz, John Sherman, Daniel E. Sickles, Francis E. Spinner, John W. Stevenson, William M. Stratton, Charles Sumner, George F. Talbot, Sir Edward Thornton, Amos Tuck, J.H. Van Allen, Samuel Ward, Edwin B. Webb, Thurlow Weed, and William Windom, and also containing clipped autographs of John Marshall and Thomas Carlile.

Lithographic portrait of Lot M. Morrill, by J.H. Bufford's lithographers, Boston, Mass. ; Removed to repository's portrait collection.
Advance sheet of Speaker Blaine's letter of acceptance, published by Union Republican Congressional Committee, Washington, D.C. ; Removed to repository's broadsides.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/192018689

Size
2 volumes

Presidential content includes:

- Chester A. Arthur

- Ulysses S. Grant

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Grover Cleveland to Rev. Byron Sunderland, 8 March 1887

Grover Cleveland autograph letter to Rev. Byron Sunderland, March 8, 1887. Autograph letter signed from Pres. Grover Cleveland to Rev. Byron Sunderland of Washington, D.C., declining an invitation to a concert.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/313141753

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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William Le Baron Putnam Papers, 1868-1907

Putnam, William L. (William Le Baron), 1835-1918. Judge of 1st Circuit Court of Appeals for the U.S.; of Portland, Me. Consists primarily of personal correspondence, but also contains references to William J. Bryan; U.S.-Canadian relations, and the Venezuelan-British boundary dispute of 1895-1896 regarding British Guyana (now Guyana). Correspondents include: Grover Cleveland, Varina H. Davis, Robert C. Winthrop, Edgar Putnam, Thomas F. Bayard, William P. Frye, and Sarah Chase.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/71057413

Size
25 items

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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Eliphalet Case to John Tyler, 15 April 1841

1 item.
Draft of a letter to Pres. John Tyler, 15 Apr. 1841.
Materials in English.
 

 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/70977468

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- John Tyler

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Clarence Hale Papers, 1876-1927

Hale, Clarence, 1848-1934. U.S. District judge of Portland, Me. Three documents, including a document of endorsements dated 1876 regarding the hospital and surgeons at Fort Preble, Maine. Also includes two TLS (dated 1912 and 1927) for Hale. Topics include D.W. Clark and Co., in Portland, Me. Correspondents include Pres. William H. Taft.
 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/70978314

Size
3 items

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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Charles Andrews calling cards and invitation, ca. 1840s-1852

31 items.
The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Maine Historical Society, Portland, Me.
Collection open for research.
Includes calling cards of Andrews, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Longfellow, Jr., Sam Houston, and other notables. Also contains a dinner invitation from President Millard Fillmore.
U.S. representative from Maine (1851-1852).

Materials in English.
Ms. cat. card.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/225148427

Size
31 items

Presidential content includes:

- Millard Fillmore

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Collection of calling cards, [undated].

1 v.
Collection of calling cards of presidents, politicians, and judges, notably Martin Van Buren, James Buchanan, and a card bearing the engraved signature of George Washington.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/70974871

Size
1 volumes

Presidential content includes:

- James Buchanan

- George Washington

- Martin Van Buren

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