Browse Items (179 total)

  • Subject starts with "Maine -- History"

"Post-Civil War Maine: Degenerate or Regenerate?" (1985 Rural Improvement and Reform Conference)

Sound / Available Online

"Post-Civil War Maine: Degenerate or Rejuvinate?," presented by Jere Daniell on October 25, 1985.

A Maine town in the Civil War / Vernal Hutchinson

Book / In-house Use Only

"A chronicle of the vanished town of Old Deer Isle, Maine, during the crucial years 1861-65, as found in town, state and national records, and as retained in the memories of the last survivors of that generation."--t.p.

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

Anchor of the soul [videorecording] : a documentary about black history in Maine / produced by Shoshana Hoose & Karine Odlin

Moving Image / In-house Use Only

Provides an in-depth look at Black history and race relations in northern New England: the inspiring story of African Americans struggling to create and sustain a church in Portland, Maine. The Abyssinian Church, founded in the early 1800's, became…

Collection: Video Library

BHS Hall Lecture: "Defense of Maine During the American Revolution: Blessed are the Weak"

Sound / Available Online

Bethel Historical Society Hall Memorial Lecture: "Defense of Maine During the American Revolution: Blessed are the Weak," presented by Dr. James Leamon, professor of history at Bates College, on Friday, August 8, 1997.

BHS Program: "John Francis Sprague and Sprague's Journal of Maine History"


Moving Image / Available Online

Bethel Historical Society program, "John Francis Sprague and Sprague's Journal of Maine History," presented by Marius Péladeau, of the L.C. Bates Museum in Hinckley, Maine, on August 5, 1999.

Clark S. Edwards, Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment, compiled letters 1861-1903

Book / In-house Use Only

Finding aid for Clark S. Edwards Papers (2002-310) in the Pearce Civil War Collection at Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas. Includes biographical sketch, summary of each letter, and complete transcriptions of all 119 letters.

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

Col. Edwards’ Letter

Text / Available Online

COL. EDWARDS’ LETTER. Bethel, Jan. 25th, 1896 My dear friend Stevens:— Your kind letter came to hand in due time; many thanks for the same. You say I may have forgotten you; my answer is, No, I well remember you and other sergeants of that old Co.…

COLL 177: Willard Ames Papers

Finding Aid / In-house Use Only

Collection of photocopied letters and documents relating to Willard Ames of Greenwood, Maine. Includes Civil War letters from his son, Willard O. Ames, who later died during the war.

Collection: Finding Aids