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Lewiston (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Frye genealogical collection

Identifier: MC036

Genealogical documents related to the Frye family of Lewiston, Maine, and in particular to John M. Frye, William Robinson Frye, William P. Frye, and Dean Frye.

Dates: 1783 - 1872

Garcelon family papers

Identifier: MC106
Abstract The collection contains some of the papers of Pierre Garcelon (1685-1772), William Green Garcelon (1786-1872), Alonzo Garcelon (1813-1906), and Charles Augustus Garcelon (1842-1935), among other family members. Of particular note are William Garcelon's financial records related to the estate of Jackson Davis, an Indian agent for the Penobscot tribe; Civil War letters written by Alonzo Garcelon, Surgeon General of Maine, and C. A. Garcelon, a volunteer in the 16th regiment of Maine...
Dates: 1750-2010, undated

James S. Leamon collection of Maine research material

Identifier: MC092

The collection is composed of research material related to early Lewiston/Auburn and Maine history compiled by Bates history professor James Leamon. Of particular note are folders on documents related to the Penobscot Expedition of 1779.

Dates: 1970-1980, undated

Mill Workers oral history collection

Identifier: MWOH

The collection contains 45 inteviews with former textile mill workers in the Lewiston-Auburn area of Maine. The collection was compiled by Museum L-A between 2005 and 2006, and Andrea L'Hommedieu, an oral historian, conducted the interviews.

Dates: 2005-2006