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William John Curtis Papers, 1888-1954, n.d.

 



Correspondence, 1889-1919, n.d.
4 folders
Catalog Number: M41.1

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Series Description:
Contains correspondence between Curtis and such people as Grover Cleveland, Andrew Carnegie, and Professor George T. Little of Bowdoin College. Most of the correspondence concerns the gifts of the public library to Brunswick and a bird bath to Bowdoin College. Also includes correspondence relating to the Curtis Memorial Library that is neither to nor from Curtis himself.
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Writings
3 folders
Catalog Number: M41.2

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Contains writings by William John Curtis, including two essays on 19th Century political topics. Also included is his account of the burning of the ship "Winsor Forest," of which his father was captain.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by title.
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Biographical Information
8 folders
Catalog Number: M41.3

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Series Description:
Consists of biographical information pertaining to William John Curtis, including an essay written on Curtis by Orren Hormell for the Town and Country Club. Also includes eulogies and information on the John Curtis Memorial Library.
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