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Joseph Williamson Papers, 1818-1902, (bulk 1828-1902)

Correspondence and Miscellaneous Material, 1818-1914, n.d.
28 folders

Catalog Number:M188.1

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Series Description:
Correspondence to and from Williamson, with the bulk consisting of letters from Williamson to George T. Little, Bowdoin College professor and librarian. Miscellaneous material includes newspaper clippings about Williamson, 1887-1914, n.d., and a list of launches in the ports of Belfast, Bangor, etc., 1840-1843.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Restrictions: None.


Writings, 1887-1896, n.d.
1 folder, 3 volumes

Catalog Number:M188.2

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An 1894 prospectus for "Historical and Biographical Papers, Original and Edited, Vol. II, 1887-1893" and annotated copies of and corrections for Williamson's "History of Maine."

Vol. 3 contains Appendix no. 4 from William D. Williamson's The history of the state of Maine (Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Smith, 1839) (vol. 1, p. 661-696), with added letterpress division t.p. title: Appendix and index to the history of Maine, vol. I & II / by W.D. Williamson. Following the printed text are the author's holograph "Notes, corrections, additions, & remarks as to the History of Maine" (76 p.)

Arrangement: Chronological.

Restrictions: None.


Bowdoin College Material, 1845-1890, n.d.
4 folders

Catalog Number:M188.3

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Series Description:
Williamson's diary while at Bowdoin as well as his Bowdoin tuition bills. Also includes Williamson's contribution to the "Necrology of Bowdoin College" and his corrections to "The History of Bowdoin College."

Arrangement: Chronological.

Restrictions: None.


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