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Cornell University Library Making of America Collection

The collection includes 955 volumes from twenty-two nineteenth-century periodicals digitized by Cornell University as part of the original Making of America project.

  • "Maine". [The New-England magazine. / Volume 1, Issue 5, November 1831]  
  • "The Maine Boundary Question". [The United States Democratic review. / Volume 5, Issue 15, March 1839]

Digital Collections at the University of Maine System Libraries

The Gateway to Digital Collections provides online access to thousands of selected, digitized materials in all formats ---- full text, image, sound, video, and finding aids. The materials are among the special collections made available by the UMS Libraries, in collaboration with other campus units, and in partnership with other cultural institutions in Maine.

Bar Harbor from Strawberry HillBar Harbor from Strawberry Hill,
2 negatives.
Between 1901 and 1906
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-D4-10610 R

The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920

This collection includes cookbooks, photographs of billboards, print advertisements, trade cards, calendars, almanacs, and leaflets for a multitude of products.

This site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. The site includes information pertaining to Maine, the state bird, flag, flower, and much more.


Official website of the State of Maine. Includes resources on government, travel & leisure, employment, business, history, and life in Maine. Find out some Facts About Maine .

Maine Historical Society

The Maine Historical Society preserves the heritage and history of Maine: the stories of Maine people, the traditions of Maine communities, and the record of Maine's place in a changing world.  

Maine State Archives

This Archive offers treasures of the State's history and culture.

Maine State Library

The Maine State Library facilitates access to and delivery of library services and collection resources for the State of Maine.


Maine Writers Index.

A searchable database of writers with a relationship to the State of Maine. The connection may be birth, residency, employment or works that are set in Maine.

Maine Notables

Fascinating People, Remarkable Accomplishments. 

Making of America Books

Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.

National Park Service (NPS)

The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Maine.

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