Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the diary of a patient named Binnie in Maine General Hospital in Portland, Maine. She describes her life on the ward, her treatments, and the movements of other patients on and off of her ward.
Minute book, 1827-1849, of the Methodist Chapel of Gardiner, Maine. Concerns the quarterly conferences and meetings of their board leaders; topics discussed include salaries of preachers, the admittance, probation, and expulsion of members, donations required to fund new projects, the condition of the church library, and other items. There is also information about the trial of William Springer, who is alledged to have cursed in public. Also includes list of attendees of the meetings.
Diary, 1862, of Sarah Ladd of Portland, Maine. Ladd was a teenager at the time that she wrote this diary and attended the Willis School. Topics include church; family life, including being grounded; and neighbors going to fight in the Civil War.