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[Postcard of a Fire at Portland City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a fire at Portland City Hall. The flames have spread through the building's upper floors and the neighboring building on the left. Icicles are visible on the side of the city hall and part of a smaller neighboring building on its left. People in brown coats are visible in the street, and long hoses are running along the ground. On the back of the postcard, a handwritten message says, "Excuse delay - but I have been unable to find any fire department cards. This was the nearest I could come to it. Would be pleased to send you other kinds of card views - buildings, etc. if you wish. Many thanks for card sent - Edna Griffin."
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

County map of the state of Maine.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Maine counties, railroads, cities and towns. Inset map: "Portland Har. and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Guinn Rasbury, April 30, 2004

Description: Interview with Guinn Rasbury, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He discusses joining the Marines, being part of the invasion force at Florida and Tulagi Islands, having multiple malaria attacks, being transferred to Maine to cure his malaria, being transferred around the United States, and finally returning to the Pacific theater. He explains how being sick with malaria and getting bumped from a plane ride home saved his life. He shares anecdotes about sounding "Taps" at a memorial service for President Roosevelt and being chairman of the Second Marine Division Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee.
Date: April 30, 2004
Creator: Graham, Eddie & Rasbury, Guinn
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Johnson's Maine.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Maine during the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca:1:1,014,000]
Date: [1866..1879]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Oxford Co., Maine.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Oxford County, Maine roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, mining activity, some township grids, and existing towns and villages. Cadastral map. Scale [ca. 1:507,000].
Date: 1885~
Creator: N. C. Brackett & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Portland Harbor, Maine.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century canals, bridges, roads, some buildings, and islands of Portland Harbor, Maine. Inset: "Table of Tides observed from 19th to 27th Novr. 1832." Scale not given.
Date: 1833
Creator: Throop, John Peter Van Ness, 1794-ca. 1861
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Franklin County Maine.

Description: Map shows Franklin County, Maine villages and townships, plantations, land ownership and numbering system, buildings, and post offices during the late nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1884..1894]
Creator: N. C. Brackett & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the eastern United States]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century cities, railroads, and canals in the New England area. Inset: "Die Atlantischen Staaten zwischen Washington & Boston" [The Atlantic States between Washington and Boston]. Scale [1:7,500,000] and [1:2,000,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 3].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 6].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 5].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 6].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Survey of Kennebeck River [Sheet 4].

Description: Map shows course of the Kennebeck River and tributaries, roads, vegetation, structures, towns, bridges. Includes distances, mile points, and eleven profile diagrams of various riverbed locations. Relief shown by hachures and profile diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1826
Creator: Findlay, J. K.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States - East coast, Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank.

Description: Map shows shoreline detail and off-coast navigational details, fishing grounds, ship wrecks, and shoals. Includes navigational compasses, general explanation, current diagram, and cautions. Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by isolines and soundings. Scale [1:500,000].
Date: 1959
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Envelope Fragment, August 5, 1853]

Description: Envelope fragment postmarked Saco, ME. August 5, 1853. The right side of the front of the envelope, where the address would have appeared, had been torn away. The envelope was received on August 16, 1853 according to the written note at the bottom left corner. Part of a red seal is still on the back.
Date: August 5, 1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections