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Maine Historical Records Repository Guide
Based on the 1997 survey of repositories by the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board and the Maine State Archives
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Acadia National Park

Attention: Museum Curator P. O. Box 177Bar Harbor, ME 04609-

Repository: Acadia National Park Headquarters

PHONE:(207) 288-5463, ext:FAX:(207) 288-5507EMAIL:Brooke_Childrey@NPS.60v

Internet:www.NPS.GOV/ACAD/ANP.HTML

Research Facilities Schedule

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EXCEPTIONS:Closed on all Federal holidays. Open by advanced APPOINTMENTS:Required

appointment only.

Collection Characteristics

8. Types of Record Formats
9. Time Periods Covered
10. Subject Areas in Collection

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MANUSCRIPTS:MostPRE-1776:A few itemsMARITIME:Some

PHOTOGRAPHS:Some1776-1820:SomeBUSINESS/INDUSTRY:A few items

MAPS:Some1820-1860:HalfTRANSPORTATION:Some

CARDSVIEWS:*Some1860-1900:SomeAGRICULTURE:Some

BROADPOST:**A few items1900-1940:SomeRELIGIOUS:Some

AUDIO TAPES:A few items1940-presentSomeMUNICIPAL RECORDS:Some

MOTIONFILMS:SomePaper Records:300
linear feetMILITARY:Some

VIDEO TAPES:A few items_____________________________PERSONAL PAPERS:Some

Collections Notes: #1 The park has two facilities w/archives -- the one listed on the front page and:

Islesford Historical Museum, Little Cranberry Island, Isleford, Maine 04646. This

facility is open to the general public during July and August. Researchers may

make appointments to use the Archives Spring through Fall. Building is unheated

in winter and there are no restroom facilities from Nov. to late May.

Content/Records span ca. 1594 to the present. Rare books, maps, manuscripts, letters, reports,

Scope:photographs, film, newspapers, drawings, and paintings which record the creaton of, and

administrations of, Acadia National; the history of the cranberry Isles; Maine coastal history;

geneology of original settlers to Baker Island and Little Cranberry Island; Town Records for

Islesford; history Carroll Farm Homestead; George B. Dorris' life; Jesuit Relations; and natural

history of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island.

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* Postcards and/or stereo views** Broadsides and/or postersLast Update:1/1/98
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