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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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Harrison Historical Society

RFD 1 Box 1008Harrison, ME 04040-

Repository:

PHONE:(207) 583-6225, ext:FAX:EMAIL:

Internet:

Research Facilities Schedule

SUNDAY
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY

1-4 July thru

August

EXCEPTIONS:Society meetings at Museum first Wednesday of every APPOINTMENTS:Recommended

month April thru December. Open house at Museum every

Wednesday 1-4 July and August or by appointment anytime

Collection Characteristics

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

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MANUSCRIPTS:SomePRE-1776:NoneMARITIME:No Resp

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

MAPS:Some1820-1860:SomeTRANSPORTATION:Some

CARDSVIEWS:*Some1860-1900:HalfAGRICULTURE:Some

BROADPOST:**No Resp1900-1940:SomeRELIGIOUS:Some

AUDIO TAPES:No Resp1940-presentA few itemsMUNICIPAL RECORDS:Some

MOTIONFILMS:No RespPaper Records:linear feetMILITARY:A few items

VIDEO TAPES:No Resp_____________________________PERSONAL PAPERS:Some

Collections Notes: #10: One Whaling diary -- 1855. Cemetery records -- Half. Records of houses

and owners -- Half.

Content/Area town histories. Area maps. Harrison Town Reports-1860 complete to present. Harrison

Scope:Cemetery Records 1800 complete to present. Pictorial record of Harrison houses-with names

of past and present owners. Photograph albums. Post card collection. Military records-in

progress. Boys and girls summer camps. School pictures with pupils names-1890-1940

random years. Accounting books, Journals, diaries. Unpublished Manuscripts and

memoirs-Town Farm, neighborhoods, one-room schools, rural mail-carriers, Postmasters, fire

department, churches, etc.

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