University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Gary W. Woolson collection, circa 1948-2010

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Collection Scope and Content

Collection includes correspondence between Gary W. Woolson, a Bangor, Maine, used book seller, and various Maine women authors and others, including Marie Donahue, Rose Ricker, Pat Lewis and MWWC curator Dorothy Healy. Many of the items he bought and sold were to do with Maine history. Also included are publication announcements of Maine titles, an inventory of books from the library of Harriet Prescott Spofford (1974) and a chapbook published by Woolson entitled Bangor in 1835–A Letter Written by Olive Field. Clippings of book reviews, obituaries and articles about Maine authors are included.