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Neal Dow Papers M050

Title:
Neal Dow papers
Creator:
Dow, Neal, 1804-1897
ID:
M050
Date [bulk]:
Bulk, 1852-1859
Date [inclusive]:
1852-1887
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
The collection consists almost entirely of letters, 1852-1887, concerning temperance. Most are from Dow to E.W. Jackson, although there are a few others as well.
Preferred Citation:

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

Neal Dow, Union Brigadier General and Mayor of Portland, Maine (1851-1858), is best remembered as a temperance reformer and father of the 1851 "Maine Law". He was, throughout his life, deeply involved in temperance organizations and became the Prohibition Party's presidential candidate in 1880.

The collection consists almost entirely of letters, 1852-1887, concerning temperance. Most are from Dow to E.W. Jackson, although there are a few others as well. Jackson was a minister, temperance activist and, later, agent of the Maine Temperance Society.

1852 Jan

Box 1 Folder 1

1852 Feb

Box 1 Folder 2

1852 Mar

Box 1 Folder 3

1852 Apr - May

Box 1 Folder 4

1852 Jun - Jul

Box 1 Folder 5

1852 Dec

Box 1 Folder 6

1852

Box 1 Folder 7

1853 Jan - Feb

Box 1 Folder 8

1853 Mar - Apr

Box 1 Folder 9

1853 May - Aug

Box 1 Folder 10

1853 Oct - Dec

Box 1 Folder 11

1854 Jan 11

Box 1 Folder 12

1854 Jan - Mar

Box 1 Folder 13

1854 Apr - Dec

Box 1 Folder 14

1855

Box 1 Folder 15

1856

Box 1 Folder 16

1857

Box 1 Folder 17

1858

Box 1 Folder 18

1859

Box 1 Folder 19

1860

Box 1 Folder 20

1861

Box 1 Folder 21

1880 Letter to Hon. Andrew Hawes

Box 1 Folder 22

1887 Mar 22

Box 1 Folder 23

Miscellaneous envelopes

Box 1 Folder 24
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