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Richard Carney memorabilia (M338)

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Title:
Richard Carney memorabilia
Creator:
Carney, Richard, 1884-1958
ID:
M338
Date [inclusive]:
1902-1913
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Mixed materials [Box]:
1
Abstract:
Richard Carney was born in Sheepscot, Maine, on November 21, 1884. He was graduated from Bowdoin College in 1907 and taught at the Stearns School in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, 1907-1909. Memorabilia comprises Richard Carney's photograph albums (2), 1905-1913; diary, 1907; and account book, 1902-1903. Albums include photographs of family and friends; Bowdoin College students; locations and people in Sheepscot, Maine, Mont Venon, New Hampshire (Stearns School), Canobe Lake, New Hampshire, and SanJuan and Arroyo, Puerto Rico.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note:

Gift of Carolyn Carney, 2016.

Richard Carney was born in Sheepscot, Maine, on November 21, 1884. He was graduated from Bowdoin College in 1907 and taught at the Stearns School in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, 1907-1909. For a year following this, Carney served as supervisor and teacher of English in the public schools at Puerto Rico as well as an engineer, hired by the Puerto Rican government. In 1910, he was a research assistant at the nutrition laboratory of Carnegie Institute, Washington D.C. Carney was a chemist at W.F. Schrafft and Sons, Inc., Boston from 1911-1957 and director and vice-president of Boston Federal Savings and Loan Association from 1919-1958. He married Gretchen Horstmeyer in 1918 and they had three children; Carney died May 1, 1958.

Richard Carney's photograph albums (2), 1905-1913; diary, 1907; and account book, 1902-1903. Albums include photographs of family and friends; Bowdoin College students; locations and people in Sheepscot, Maine, Mont Venon, New Hampshire (Stearns School), Canobe Lake, New Hampshire, and SanJuan and Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

Account book, 1902

Box 1

Diary, 1907

Box 1

Photograph album, 1909-1912

Box 1

Photograph album, 1905-1915

Box 2
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