Printed material

Collection Type

  • Ephemera


1821-1844, undated

Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-205; HGO-02-105-A-F-103; HGO-02-105-A-E-106



Browse Collection


Subseries B, Printed material, 1821-1884, undated (#1.2, C.3.33-C.3.59, C.4.32-C.4.34, OB.1.4, OB.2.6), contains almanacs; books; catalogues; encyclopedias; gazetteers; journals; newsletters; newspapers; pamphlets; tracts; town warrants; and other publications and fragments of unidentified publications, belonging to unidentified family members who inhabited the Parson Smith Homestead in South Windham, Maine. The range and scope of the items within the subseries include such works as Routledge's Etiquette for Ladies; the Annual Catalogue of the Maine Female Seminary Gorham, Maine; John Hay's, Nicholson's Carpenters' Guide (containing architectural diagrams, drawings, and sketches), published by George Virtue; the Constitution, By-Laws and Rules, of Ligonia Lodge, Number V, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Portland, Maine; Rand, McNally and Company's, Encyclopedia and Gazetteer; sermons transcribed by C.E. Barnes and published by the Advent Christian Publication Society; the Maine Journal of Education; and others. Also included in the subseries is a map of Portland, Maine, showing the portion of the city that was destroyed by the 1866 fire and a map of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway's "Great Rock Island Route." Additional printed material may be found in #C.17, C.1.26, C.1.51, C.2.16, C.2.26, C.2.28, and OB.2.6. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title of publication, followed by maps, and then followed by publication fragments.


Descriptive Terms


Physical Description

Publications (1 file box, 1 carton, 2 oversize folders)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Parson Smith family papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Credit Line

Bequest of Louisa Anderson (Goodell) Parker (1871-1952), 1953


South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type


Description Level


Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-205; HGO-02-105-A-F-103; HGO-02-105-A-E-106