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Catalog Number PMM 29-1022
Object Name Paper
Scope & Content Miscellaneous papers 1872-1969-
July 22, 1872 US State Department Safe Passage Certificate for Benjamin E. Brooks;
two undated xeroxed copies of Lincoln Colcord's The American Magazine article "I was Born in a Storm at Sea" includes three copies of the L.C. photo accompanying article;
undated typed information about the Bark FANNY BUCK, Capt. Jeremiah Sweetser and Charles Frances Buck (aka Fanny Buck);
original and photocopies of March 8, 1923 & April 18, 1910 letters to Lincoln Colcord from Jack London re: writing details;
March 8, 1923 letter to Lincoln Colcord from Joseph Conrad re: Colcord's writing;
Aug. 1929, Dec. 2, 1935, & Jan 8 1936 letters from Lincoln Colcord to family members;
July 28, 1947 Nancy Easly letter to request of Lincoln Colcord for information in a letter he received from President Woodrow Wilson to assist in her graduate studies at Duke University;
undated Xerox deed excerpt annotated "description of markings of our land on Princes Point N.C.";
undated news clipping "Letters between friends; 25 years of observation" a book review of the Parker Bishop Albee Jr. "Portrait of a Friendship: Selected Correspondence of Samuel Eliot Morison and Lincoln Colcord 1921-1947";
4 undated Xerox copies of Lincoln Colcord photo in "Vision of War" with the annotation '" the above quotation: THE AUTHOR was a boy on the Bay of which HE writes was taken by a person with the initials "L.D.L" (see above)- a person I can't identify" with a news clips re: Macmillan Company's publication of poets including LINCOLN COLCORD;
undated letter from Lincoln Colcord to his mother-in-law re: his & Frances' daily doings;
page from the April 15, 1939 "The Saturday Review" book review by James Gray of "O.E. Rolvaag: a Biography";
April 8, 1958 letter from Mrs. Waldo Pierce to Brooks Colcord sending wishes on his upcoming marriage;
photocopy of April 12, 1958 Marriage Certificate of Brooks Colcord and Nina E. Thompson;
Feb. 7, 1916 letter (original & photocopy) to Lincoln from Robert Frost re: their seafaring lineage backgrounds;
May 13, 1928 typed copy of O.E. Rolvaag's letter to Mrs. Loomis
about her marriage and advising they separate;
undated letter from O.E. Rolvaag to Lincoln Colcord re: a strain in their friendship;
Feb 2, 1929 letter from Lincoln re: his state of mind and his relationship with Frances;
July 7, 1929 Lincoln letter re: relationship issues;
June 27, 1961 from Maine State Highway Commission to Brooks Colcord re: property assessment settlement dispute;
July 2, 1969 letter to Brooks Colcord from Nobel M. Melencamp Staff Assistant to the President, re: SST development;
photocopy of photo of Capt. Jeremiah Sweetser III;
Nov. 8 & 11, 1954 letters from Fred Foote to Brooks Colcord re: info about Nan;
July 24, 1953 letter from Henry T. Fowler to Mrs. Frances Colcord re: obtaining a copy of Lincoln's poem and appreciation of Lincoln's efforts toward establishing the PMM
Catalog type Archive
Title Miscellaneous Papers
Collection Colcord Collection
People Colcord, Lincoln Ross
Subjects Shipping
Seafaring life
Sea stories
Politics & government
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact