For the most part, this collection is made up of personal letters, photographs, cards, notebooks, and scrapbooks. There are maps of and documents about New Canada. Other non-personal documents: Will of Georgiana Bourgoin, Naturalization papers of Alfred Bourgoin, and a description of the plot of land in New Canada that Nora and Joe Baker bought from Joseph Daigle in 1949.
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This collection consists of materials collected by Gerry Morin concerning various people, businesses, and events in Aroostook County. Included are correspondence, financial records (including accounts, bills of sale, and telephone bills), land documents, images, and maps. The financial records are for many businesses, both in Aroostook County and elsewhere, many in retail and agriculture, including American Agricultural Chemical Co. The telephone bills are from three separate telephone companies
This collection consists of four notebooks of handwritten song lyrics by Elise Violette, as well as a page of Violette family genealogy created by Guy Dubay in 1992. The song lyrics are mostly in French, with some English. None of the songbooks are dated, although one has "Elise Violette, 19 years old" written faintly in pencil on the front cover, dating it circa 1910.
This collection consists of photocopies of two handwritten songbooks of French-language songs collected by Eugénie (Poirier) Clavette. Some songs are duplicates. The songs represent a wide range of repertory, including French Traditional songs, French and French-Canadian nineteenth century and early twentieth century patriotic, religious, and sentimental songs.
The items in this collection were gathered throughout Mrs. Violette’s lifetime and archivally duplicated by her daughter-in-law, Holly Ramsdell Violette. Materials in this collection include newspaper articles, church programs, photos, letters, cards, telegrams, postcards, brochures, and other items. This collection will be of interest to historians, politicians, educators, St. John Valley and Maine residents, and others.