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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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Hancock Historical Society

P. O. Box 74 Hancock, ME 04640-

Repository: Hancock Historical Society

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EXCEPTIONS:Closed November thru March.APPOINTMENTS:Recommended

Collection Characteristics

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

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MANUSCRIPTS:HalfPRE-1776:A few itemsMARITIME:Some

PHOTOGRAPHS:Some1776-1820:A few itemsBUSINESS/INDUSTRY:Some

MAPS:A few items1820-1860:SomeTRANSPORTATION:Some

CARDSVIEWS:*A few items1860-1900:SomeAGRICULTURE:A few items

BROADPOST:**A few items1900-1940:HalfRELIGIOUS:A few items

AUDIO TAPES:Some1940-presentSomeMUNICIPAL RECORDS:Some

MOTIONFILMS:NonePaper Records:linear feetMILITARY:A few items

VIDEO TAPES:A few items_____________________________PERSONAL PAPERS:Half

Collections Notes:

Content/1200 file folders containing newspaper clippings, pictures, family history, letters, business

Scope:papers; anything having to do with Hancock people or "things". About 700 of the files are for

people; 500 "things" -- auto accidents to Youngs' store. Photocopied early records (town)

1789-1831; various store ledgers, collection of letters and diaries, town maps.

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