This collection is composed of eight diaries written by Mattie Fletcher during the years 1911 and 1920. She was a young woman living at home with her parents and brothers.Marie Ahnighito Peary papers, 1862-1995
Marie Ahnighito Peary was born in Northwest Greenland on September 12, 1893, to arctic explorer Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary and his wife, Josephine Diebitsch Peary, of Portland, Maine, and Washington, DC. She became known worldwide as the “Snow Baby.”May Sarton papers, 1860-1994
The Sarton papers consists of diverse material types: an extensive photograph collection compiled by Sarton, correspondence, poetry drafts and typescripts, special printings, sound recordings, literary criticisms, published material, and personal memorabilia.Sarah Orne Jewett collection, 1801–1997
The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, artifacts, and family business records.