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Mellen Family Papers 1611-1968, n.d.


Mellen Family Material, 1841-1968, n.d.

Catalog Number: M129.1


Box 1
Folder A Alphabetical list of correspondents in the collection
B Chronological list of correspondence in the collection
Box 1 Mellen, Clara
Folder 1 Biographical data sheets
2-25 Correspondence, 1922-1968, n.d.
26 Correspondence - Shoppenhangers/Hawkins
27 Miscellaneous personal material
28 Newspaper clippings re: Chase Mellen, 1939
Writings:
29 "A. A. Milne, the New Mother Goose," 1926
30 "Almira's Next Cat" - 3 typescripts with holograph corrections and illustrations
31 "Plummeting to Spring" n.d.
32 "So Goes the Nation" in Harper's Bazaar, 1943
Oversize Box C1 Pears Annual: 1925 (ed. by Clara Mellen)
Mellen, William P.
Box 1
Folder 34-58 Correspondence, 1844-1906, n.d.
59 Last will and testament of Ellen S. Mellen, 1881
60 Miscellaneous
Mellen Family
61 Correspondence, 1841-1853
62 Genealogy - "A Record of the Mellen Family" by David Mellen, 1853 (2 copies)
63 Genealogy - chart and notes
64 Genealogy - correspondence, 1906-1940

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Other Family Material, 1730-1952, n.d.

Catalog Number: M129.2


Box 1
Clark:
Folder 65 Correspondence, 1847-1848
66 Correspondence and genealogical notes, 1819-1936, n.d.
Cony:
67-70 Correspondence, 1812-1852
71 Document re: roads, 1784
72 Genealogy
Oversize Box C1
Folder 1 Cony family papers
2 "Pear's Annual:1925" and Register of Pedigree of Susan Cony
Box 1
Gardiner:
Folder 73 Dumaresq house on Swan Island-notes
Harward:
74 Documents: facsimiles and transcripts, 1730-1818, blueprint 1939
Volume 1 Farm Journal, 1942-1952
Box 1
Folder 75 Genealogical notes
Hawkins:
76 Ashton W. Hawkins Civil War letters, 1862-1864, n.d. (typescripts)
77 Documents: photocopies and transcripts, 1779-1947, n.d. (includes wills, Patrick Henry letter)
78 Genealogical notes - Clara Mellen's research, 1950s
79 Genealogical notes - English Hawkins and Hawkins family crest
80 Genealogical notes and correspondence, 1903-1945, n.d.
81 Genealogical notes and correspondence - Neeley-Ralston-Hawkins
Oversize Box C1
Folder 6 Clara Standish Hawkins diploma from Vassar College
Manley:
Folio Volume 2 Colorado Journal, 1877 Jul - 1878 Jul
Box 2
Folder 1-10 Correspondence, 1880-1930
11 Genealogy - chart
12 Genealogy by Fanny Spurling
13 Last will and testament, Abbie S. Manley, 1922
Folio Volume 3-6 Scrapbooks, Samuel Cony Manley, 1820-1930
Box 2
Folder 14 Thesis, Samuel Cony Manley, 1887
Sewall:
15 Album - Elizabeth L. Sewall, 1836
16-52 Correspondence, 1774-1844, n.d.
53-57 Correspondence transcripts, 1775-1783
Volume 7 Diary, Henry Sewall, 1776-1783 (copy published in the Maine Farmer)
Box 2
Folder 58-59 Diary, Henry Sewall 1776-1790, (photocopy)
60-62 Documents, 1784-1825, n.d.
Folio Volume 8 Genealogy
9 Genealogy, second volume
Folder 63 Genealogies - 1840, n.d.
64 Genealogies - biographical sketches, 1839 and 1841
65 Genealogies - correspondence and notes, 1935-1942
66 Genealogies - notes by Clara Mellen
67 Genealogies - notes by Henry Sewall, 1900
68 Genealogies - Henry Sewall letters (photocopies), notes on persons and events
Oversize Box C1
Folder 7 Sewall family papers
Box 2
Seymour:
Folder 69 Seymour-Ledyard families - correspondence, 1853-1873
70 Seymour-Ledyard families - ephemera
71 Seymour-Ledyard families - genealogical correspondence
72 Seymour-Lincoln family - notes
Snow:
73 Genealogical correspondence

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Miscellaneous Material, 1611-1943, n.d.

Catalog Number: M129.3


Box 2
Folder 74 Clippings and papers
75 "The Cunarder," December 1927 and March 1928
76 Captain Samuel Patterson - transcript extracts from ship log of schooner "Syren," brig "Jane" and ship "Asia"
77 Manuscript documents, letters, and fragments, 1806, n.d.
78 Manuscript indenture on parchment, 20 Mar 1611 (damaged)
79 Reed, Lorena "Blue Water Women" (typescript, carbon copy)
Oversize Box C1
Folder 3 Miscellaneous maps, area around Kennebec River, 1798, 1764
4 Miscellaneous maps - Peach Orchard, Kentucky (c. 1850?), and Gardiner, Maine area (1938, 1943)
5 Miscellaneous maps of Maine townships circa 1797

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Clara Mellen's Research Notes, 1761-1965, n.d.

Catalog Number: M129.4


Box 3
Folder 1 American Libraries Abroad proposal
2-3 Archival development notes
4 Articles concerning American libraries and industries abroad
5 Bailey, Jacob (1761) - notes, booklet, transcripts and photocopies of correspondence, biographical sketch
6 Clark account book notes, Confederate money notes
7 Clippings - miscellaneous
8 Clippings - Richmond Bee, 1862-1902
9 Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1944 December meeting - paper on New England coats of arms
10 Epitaphs
11 Genealogy correspondence
12 Genealogy notes - 3 notebooks
13 Genealogical and historical notes - miscellaneous
14 General services (Bowdoinham, Leila H. Chamberlain) - other research 1959-1960, 1965
15 Hallowell Academy; Fort Western; Kennebec Historical Society
16 Hawkins, William and Clara
17 Kavanaugh Family and Boston, 1722-1844
18 London, 1965
19 Massachusetts Historical Society
20 Maxwell Family - miscellaneous
21 Pejepscot County records (notes, photocopied correspondence and negatives)
22-24 Seventeenth Institute on Archival Administration, 1963
25 Seventeenth Institute on Archival Administration, archival material
26 Twycross/Goodwin correspondence - transcripts and photocopies, 1766-1802
27 Twycross/Goodwin/Johnson material
28 Twycross, Lydia chronology; draft of "The First Lydia Twycross" by Clara Mellen
29 Twycross, Lydia research material - family references and historical background
30 Twycross, Lydia research material - family references and historical background, "Mrs. Bowman's Answers"
31 Twycross, Robert - notes and correspondence, 1957

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Images, n.d.

Catalog Number: M129.5


Box 4/5 Harward Family:
1-23 Small
1-24 Medium
1-28 Large
1 Extra-large
Box 4/5 Hawkins/Gardiner Family:
24-60 Small
25-58 Medium
29-42 Large
2-6 Extra-large
Box 4/5 Mellen Family:
61-65 Small
59-66 Medium
43-45 Large
7 Extra-large
Box 5 Sewell Family:
46 Large
Box 5 Seymore-Ledyard Family:
47-49 Large
Box 4/5 Miscellaneous:
66-75 Small
50-51 Large

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