Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Chadbourne family
Title
Chadbourne Family papers
ID
M311
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1884-1912
Date [inclusive]
1884-1961, undated
Extent
0.4 linear feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Chadbourne Family Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.


Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Chase Chadbourne was born in Hallowell, Maine, on March 2, 1886, to Amos S. Chadbourne and Emma L. Tuck Chadbourne. Arthur prepared for college at Hallowell High School and was graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College with the Class of 1907. Following graduation he joined the International Banking Corporation and held positions in London, Mexico City, the Philippines, the West Indies, and Spain. Following the merger of the International Banking Corporation with National City Bank of New York, Chadbourne worked for National City in New York, returning to Hallowell in 1947.

On September 18, 1924, Chadbourne was married to Ida S. Holmgren. They had two children, Helen Ann and Arthur Chase, Jr. Predeceased by his wife, who died on October 4, 1950, Chadbourne died in Hallowell on August 6, 1951, survived by his children, one brother, Robert T. Chadbourne of Hallowell, and a sister, Miss Helen E. Chadbourne, also of Hallowell.


Scope and Content

Correspondence of Arthur C. Chadbourne, his sister, Helen E. Chadbourne, and mother, Emma Tuck Chadbourne, as well as a family photograph album. Most of the letters to Emma Tuck are from Amos Chadbourne, letters to Helen E. Chadbourne are chiefly from her mother, and the bulk of letters to Arthur C. Chadbourne are from his mother and other family members. The letters describe the daily activities of friends and family and comment on local and national events.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Collection Inventory

Box Folder
1 1

Letters to Emma L. Tuck, 1884 Mar-Aug 

1 2-4

Letters to Arthur C. Chadbourne, 1891, 1905-1907, 1912, n.d. 

1 5-8

Letters to Helen E. Chadbourne, 1912 Sep-Dec, 1961 Jun 

Volume
1

Photograph album - Chadbourne family (some pictures identified), n.d.