Finding Aid for the Edmund S. Muskie Papers, IV: Governor, 1952-1958 | MC105.04

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Creator
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996
Title
Edmund S. Muskie Papers, Series IV: Governor
ID
MC105.04
Date [inclusive]
1952-1958
Extent
116.0 Linear feet 232 manuscript boxes
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult archives staff.
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edmund S. Muskie papers, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Series Overview

*Note: This is a finding aid for part of the Edmund S. Muskie Papers. An overview of the entire collection is available here.*

These are the office files from Muskie's two terms as governor of Maine (1955-1959). Most of the material relates to the business of the governor's office, but the series also includes files from his 1954 and 1956 campaigns.

Gubernatorial files in this series include correspondence, appointments and nominations, invitations and speaking engagements, Muskie's personal and special bank account files, legislative papers, and resource files.

The campaign files consist of correspondence with Democratic Party activists, supporters and candidates for other offices; financial reports; documentation on campaign issues; drafts and copies of Muskie's speeches; and copies of campaign literature.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged in chronological order by year, and thereunder by type of file.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

Materials are stored in a separate building. Please discuss your research needs with staff ahead of your visit, if possible.

Copyright Notice

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff

Encoded by Michelle Belden, 2013

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Collection Inventory

1954 Gubernatorial Campaign 

Box

Political Material 

1

Democratic State Committee   

1

Muskie for Governor Campaign Material 

1

“Go Ahead With Ed” small poster (Donated by Lawrence and Louise Butler in 1989) 

1

Nomination for Governor 

1

Muskie for Governor Congratulatory Messages (6 folders) 

1

Political File, Miscellaneous   

2

New Jersey Milk Information 

2

Analysis of Bangor City Election 

2

Drafts and Copies of Speeches 

2

Speaking Engagements   

2

Potato Material 

2

State Issues 

Box

Corruption 

2

[Burton M.] Cross Speeches 

2

State Issues 

2

Fish and Game 

2

Highways 

2

Industrial Development 

2

Institutions 

2

Miscellaneous 

2

Party Platforms 

3

Port of Portland 

3

Potatoes 

3

Taxation 

3

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1954 Inaugural Period 

Box

Card File, Inaugural Invitations 

4

Invitation and napkin from reception held in Worcester, Mass. 

5

Inaugural Ball Invitation and Program (Donated by Lawrence and Louise Butler in 1989) 

5

Inaugural Ball Invitation Lists (2 folders) 

5

Gubernatorial Congratulatory Messages, A – J (10 folders) 

5

Gubernatorial Congratulatory Messages, K – Z (14 folders) 

6

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1954 Correspondence 

Box

Donation Requests   

7

Anonymous 

7

A – R (16 folders) 

7

S – Z (6 folders) 

8

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1955 Correspondence arranged by Subject 

Box

Adjutant General 

8

Aeronautics-Maine Aeronautics Commission Report to Governor Edmund Muskie and Governor’s Council, June 30, 1955 

8

Aging, Committee on 

8

Agriculture 

8

Allagash Problem 

8

Applications 

8

Apprenticeship 

8

Arbitration and Conciliation, Board of 

8

Art Commission 

8

Atlantic Salmon Commission 

8

Atomic Energy 

8

Attorney General 

9

Audit 

9

Banks and Banking, Department of 

9

Banking 

9

Bar Harbor Ferry 

9

Baxter Memorial, Governor's Committee on 

9

Boy Scouts 

9

Budget 

9

Canadian Border Station 

9

Charity 

9

Chiropractors, Board of 

9

Civil Defense (5 folders) 

9

Conservation Department (Proposed) 

10

Corps of Engineers (4 folders) 

10

Council of State Government 

10

Council, Executive 

10

Customs, Collector of 

10

Department of Development of Industry and Commerce (7 folders) 

11

Department of Development of Industry and Commerce-Letter re New Department (3 folders) 

12

Dental Examiners, Board of 

12

Development Credit Corporation of Maine 

12

Disaster 

12

Dog Racing 

12

Education, July-December (6 folders) 

12

Education, January-June  (2 folders) 

13

Eleanor G. Powers 

13

Electricians Examining Board 

13

Employment Security Commission 

13

Extradition 

13

Federal 

13

Finance 

13

Fire 

13

Fluoridation 

13

Forestry 

13

Governors' Conference 

13

Greetings 

18

Handicapped 

13

Health and Welfare (includes sanitary engineer, alcoholic rehabilitation, TB Committee) 

14-15

Highway 

15

Highway 

16

Honorary Memberships (2 folders) 

16

Hospitals 

16

Indians 

16

Inland Fish and Game 

16

Inland Fish and Game (2 folders) 

17

Industrial 

17

Industrial Accidents 

17

Industrial Development (2 folders) 

17

Institutions 

17

Institutions 

18

Insurance (3 folders) 

18

Insurance 

19

Intergovernmental Relations 

19

Interstate Commerce Commission (4 folders) 

19

Internal Revenue 

19

Judicial 

19

Juvenile Delinquency 

19

Labor 

19

Labor and Industry 

20

Legal 

20

Legislative Research 

20

Legislative 

20

Legislation, Pending (3 folders) 

20

Library 

20

Licensed Detectives, Pending File (2 folders) 

20

Liquor 

20

Mailing Lists 

21

Maine Development (3 folders) 

21

Maine-New Hampshire Interstate Bridge Authority 

21

Maine Maritime 

21

Maine Medical 

21

Maine Mining and Exploration Co. 

21

Maine Municipal 

21

Maine Port Authority 

21

Maine Potato Growers, Inc. 

21

Maine School Building Authority 

21

Maine State Employees Association 

22

Maine School for the Deaf (Proposed) 

22

Maine Turnpike Authority 

22

Maine Vocational-Technical Institute 

22

Maine Vocational-Technical Institute 1951 

22

Manganese 

22

Marine Hospital (Portland) 

22

Mediators, Panel of 

22

Mental Health 

22

Memoranda (by Executive Department) 

22

Messages from Governor Edmund S. Muskie 

22

Milk 

22

Miscellaneous 

22

Miscellaneous 

24

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws 

24

National Guard 

24

National Rivers and Harbors Congress 

24

Naval [Portsmouth Naval Base] 

24

New England-New York Interagency Committee (3 folders) 

24

New England Council 

24

New England Governors (3 folders) 

25

New England Textile (3 folders) 

25

New England Textile Strike Situation 

25

Newspapers 

25

Nursing 

25

(State) Office Building (2 folders) 

25

Office Equipment 

25

Optometry, Board of Registration and Examination 

26

Pardons (5 folders) 

26

Parks 

26

Personnel, Office (2 folders) 

26

Photograph Requests 

26

Police (2 folders) 

27

Pollution 

27

Potato Industry Council of Maine, Inc. 

27

Press Releases 

27

Proclamations (4 folders) 

27

Private and Special Acts, Legislative 

28

Public Acts, Legislative 

28

Publications 

28

Publicity (5 folders) 

28

Public Buildings 

28

Public Utilities Commission (2 folders) 

28

Purchases 

29

Psychologists, Board of Examiners 

29

Quoddy 

29

Racing, Harness 

29

Racing, Running 

29

Railroad Merger 

29

Real Estate 

29

Refugee Relief Program 

29

Requisitions 

29

Resolves, Legislative 

29

Retirement 

29

Safety (6 folders) 

29

Safety 

30

Sardines 

30

Sea and Shore (2 folders) 

30

Secretary of State (2 folders) 

30

Selective Service 

30

Social Security 

30

Special Session, 96th Legislature 

30

State Armories 

30

Statements (3 folders) 

30

State Treasury Department – Bridges 

31

Supplemental Appropriations Bill - L.D. 1512 

31

Survey of State Government (3 folders) 

31

Tariff 

31

Tax (2 folders) 

31

Television 

31

Traffic Safety Coordinating Committee 

31

Transportation, New England Governors' Committee on (2 folders) 

31

United Nations 

31

University of Maine 

32

Veterans (3 folders) 

32

Vocational Rehabilitation 

32

Washington County 

32

Water Improvement Commission 

32

Water Resources 

32

White House Conference on Education (4 folders) 

32

Young American Medals for Bravery 

32

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1955 Personal and Political Correspondence 

Box

A – L (12 folders) 

33

M – Y (12 folders) 

34

Nute, Floyd – Personal File 

34

Congratulatory Letters (4 folders) 

34

Democratic Party – Various Lists 

35

Trafton, Willis A. 

35

Democratic Committees (2 folders) 

35

Governor's Committee on Highway Safety (4 folders) 

35

Downing, Kenneth W. 

36

Appointments [Clippings] 

36

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1955 Correspondence, Alphabetical by Name 

Box

A – C (11 folders) 

36

D – Ha (9 folders) 

37

He – Mc (10 folders) 

38

Mo – Si (11 folders) 

39

Sewell, Joseph T. 

40

Sk – Z (10 folders) 

40

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1955 Appointments and Nominations 

Box

Confirmations 

41

Nominations (2 folders) 

41

Appointment Lists 

41

Appointments Created by 97th Legislature (Requiring Action by Governor and Council) 

41

Application Requests (includes Democratic National Committee, Enactor Forms, Private Detectives, Resignations) 

41-44

Aeronautics Commission 

44

Alcoholic Rehabilitation 

44

Appointments Rejected 

44

Architects, Board of 

44

Barbers and Hairdressers, State Board of 

44

County Commissioners 

44

Court Recorders 

44

Disclosure Commissioners 

44

Education, Board of 

44

Electricians Examining Board 

44

Embalming Examiners, Board of 

44

Forest Commissioner 

44

Harbor Commissioners, Board of 

45

Harness Horse Racing Commission 

45

Health and Welfare (Advisory Council) 

45

Horse Racing Commissions 

45

Running Horse Racing Commission 

45

Humane Officers 

45

Industrial Accident Commission 

45

Institutional Services (Commissioner) 

45

Insurance Commissioner 

45

Maine Maritime Academy, Trustees 

45

Maine-New Hampshire State Bridge Authority 

45

Maine Turnpike Authority 

45

Medical Examiners 

45

Milk Commission 

45

Municipal Court Judges (2 folders) 

45

Western Washington Municipal Court (Judge) 

45

Norway Municipal Court Judge 

45

Optometry, Board of Registration and Examination in 

45

Park Commission 

45

Plumbers Examining Board 

45

Probation Officer (Androscoggin) 

46

Probation Officers 

46

Public Administrators 

46

Public Utilities Commission 

46

Real Estate Commission 

46

Register of Deeds 

46

Register of Probate 

46

Registration of Medicine 

46

Registration of Nurses (Member of Board) 

46

Registration of Voters, Board of 

46

Registration of Voters, Brewer (Madeline Kiah) 

46

Sheriff, Somerset County 

46

State Tax Bureau 

46

Tax Equalization, Board of 

46

Superior Court Justice 

46

Trial Justices 

46

University of Maine (Trustees) 

46

Water Improvement Commission 

46

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1955 Invitations and Speaking Engagements 

Correspondence Regarding Invitations (Maine) 

Box

Auburn 

47

Augusta (3 folders) 

47

Bangor 

47

Biddeford 

47

Brunswick 

47

Fort Fairfield 

47

Lewiston 

47

Old Orchard 

47

Old Town 

47

Orono 

47

Poland Springs 

47

Portland (2 folders) 

47

Portland 

48

Presque Isle 

48

Rangeley 

48

Rockland 

48

Rumford 

48

Sanford 

48

Scarborough 

48

Skowhegan 

48

Waterville (2 folders) 

48

York 

48

Gubernatorial Speaking Engagements (Maine) 

Box

Allagash Plantation 

48

Athens 

48

Auburn 

48

Augusta (2 folders) 

48

Bangor 

48

Bar Harbor 

48

Bath 

48

Beals 

48

Belfast 

48

Belgrade 

48

Berwick 

48

Bethel 

48

Biddeford 

49

Boothbay Harbor 

49

Brewer 

49

Bridgton 

49

Brunswick 

49

Bucksport 

49

Buxton 

49

Calais 

49

Camden 

49

Caribou 

49

Casco 

49

Castine 

49

Cherryfield 

49

Damariscotta 

49

Dennysville 

49

Dexter 

49

Dixfield 

49

Dover-Foxcroft 

49

Dresden 

49

Durham 

49

East Eddington 

49

Eastport 

49

Eliot 

49

Ellsworth 

49

Enfield 

49

Fairfield 

49

Farmington 

49

Fort Fairfield 

49

Fort Kent 

49

Gardiner 

49

Gorham 

49

Goodwin's Mills 

49

Gray 

49

Greenville 

49

Hallowell 

49

Harrison 

49

Hartland 

49

Hodgdon 

49

Houlton 

49

Howland 

49

Kennebunk 

49

Kennebunkport 

49

Kents Hill 

49

Kingfield 

49

Kittery 

49

Lakewood 

49

Lewiston 

49

Limestone 

49

Lincoln 

49

Lisbon Falls 

49

Livermore Falls 

49

Lubec 

49

Machias 

49

Mackworth Island 

49

Madawaska 

50

Madison 

50

Mattawamkeag 

50

Mexico 

50

Millinocket 

50

Monmouth 

50

Newry 

50

North Whitefield 

50

Norway 

50

Oakland 

50

Old Orchard Beach 

50

Old Town 

50

Orono 

50

Otisfield 

50

Palermo 

50

Peaks Island 

50

Pemaquid 

50

Penobscot 

50

Pittsfield 

50

Poland Spring 

50

Portland (2 folders 

50

Pownal 

50

Presque Isle 

50

Rangeley 

50

Raymond 

50

Rockland 

50

Rumford 

50

Saco 

50

Sanford 

50

Scarborough 

50

Searsport 

50

Sedgewick 

50

Sidney 

50

Skowhegan 

50

South Paris 

50

South Portland 

50

Springfield 

50

Springvale 

50

Standish 

50

Stockton Springs 

50

Stonington 

50

Tenants Harbor 

50

Thomaston 

50

Thompson's Point 

50

Turner 

50

Union 

50

Van Buren 

50

Vassalboro 

50

Waldoboro 

50

Warren 

50

Waterville 

50

Westbrook 

50

Windham 

50

Wiscasset 

50

York 

50

Correspondence Regarding Invitations (out of State) 

Box

Massachusetts (4 folders) 

51

New York (2 folders) 

51

Pennsylvania 

51

Washington, D.C. (2 folders) 

51

Arkansas 

51

California 

51

Canada 

51

Colorado 

51

Connecticut 

51

Florida 

51

Illinois 

51

Kentucky 

51

Louisiana 

51

Maryland 

51

Massachusetts (3 folders) 

51

Michigan 

52

Missouri 

52

Nevada 

52

New Hampshire 

52

New Jersey 

52

New York 

52

North Carolina 

52

Oklahoma 

52

Ohio 

52

Oregon 

52

Pennsylvania 

52

Rhode Island 

52

Tennessee 

52

Texas 

52

Vermont 

52

Washington (State) 

52

Washington, D.C. 

52

West Virginia 

52

Wisconsin 

52

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1955 Miscellaneous Resource Files 

Box

State Legislature Biographical Sketches 

52

Sanford Meeting, Electronics - Hold 

41

Legislative Documents, 96th Legislature 1949-1954 (2 folders) 

41

The Port of Portland 1953 

116

St. Lawrence Seaway 1954 

116

Coverdale and Colpitts, Consulting Engineers, Report on Traffic, Vehicle Miles and Gross Revenues from Tolls, Proposed Maine Turnpike Extension (New York, May 11, 1951) 

219

Citizens' State Government Committee, State of Maine Administrative Agencies: Structure and Functions, October 1952 

219

Citizens' State Government Committee, Reports, 1952-1953 

219

Act Creating Maine Turnpike Authority, Chapter 69, Private and Special Laws of Maine of 1941 As Amended, 1953 

219

Coverdale and Colpitts, Consulting Engineers, Report on Traffic and Revenues, Existing Maine Turnpike, Proposed Portland Bypass and Turnpike Extension (New York, February 4, 1953) 

220

Voting Records 1952-1954 (2 folders) 

220

Recommendation for New and Improved Services 1954 

220

Reports and Budget Requests of State Departments 1954 (3 folders) 

220

Petition Letters 1955 

221

H. Austin Peck, An Economic Study of Seaports in Maine (Orono: University of Maine, Department of Industrial Cooperation, 1955) 

221

The Urgent Need for a New Approach to Mental Illness 1955 

221

State of Maine Financial Report (Department of Finance and Administration, Bureau of Accounts and Control, Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1955) 

221

State of Maine Report on Survey of Institutional Meat and Poultry Purchases for the 1955 Fiscal Year (Department of Finance and Administration, January 1956) 

221

Correspondence re Visit of the French Consul 1955 

221

Legal Matters (Law Office) 1955 

221

Compilation of State Fire Schedule 1955 

221

American Psychiatric Association, Central Inspection Board, Report on the State Mental Hospitals of Maine (June 1955) 

221

Biographical Sketches of the Members of the 97th Maine Legislature (Augusta: Daily Kennebec Journal, [1955]) 

221

Stanley and Marjorie Barstow Greenbie, Castine: A Dramatized Biography of a Town (Traversity Press, 1948) 

222

Brown and Blauvelt, Maine Development Commission [n.d.] 

222

Water Pollution Control 1951-1954 (3 folders) 

222

Budget Document Submitted by Governor Muskie to the 97th Legislature  1955 

229

Pamphlet: “An Invitation to Better Government / Questions and Answers about A Plan for Progress”  1955 

229

Pamphlet: “1955 Annual Report to the Stockholders, a publication of the Maine Democratic Committee” 

229

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1955 Personal and Special Accounts 

Box

Paid Bills-Personal Account (3 folders) 

53

Paid Bills-Special Account (2 folders) 

53

Bank Statements-Personal Account 

53

Bank Statements-Special Account 

53

Personal Account-Canceled Checks and Deposit Slips Folder (2 folders) 

53

Personal Account-Deposit Slips 

54

Joint Account-Deposit Slips and Bank Statements 

54

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1956 Correspondence by Subject 

Box

Accounts and Control 

55

Adjutant General (3 folders) 

55

Aeronautics Folder (2 folders) 

55

Aging, Committee on 

55

Agriculture Folder (2 folders) 

55

Apprenticeship 

55

Architects 

55

Art Commission 

56

Atlantic Salmon Program 

56

Atomic Energy 

56

Attorney General (3 folders) 

56

Audit 

56

Banking Department 

56

Barbers and Hairdressers, Board of 

56

Bar Harbor Ferry 

56

Baxter Memorial, Governor's Committee on 

56

Board of Arbitration and Conciliation 

56

Board of Osteopathic Examination and Registration 

56

Board of Registration of Medicine 

56

Boy Scouts 

56

Budget 

56

Charity 

57

Chiropractors, Board of 

57

Civil Defense Folder (6 folders) 

57

Conservation 

57

Council, Executive 

57

Corps of Engineers 

57-58

Council of State Government (4 folders) 

58

Customs, Collector of 

58

Development of Industry and Commerce (3 folders) 

58

Development of Industry and Commerce (10 folders) 

59

Democratic National Committee, July 1956 (Chicago) 

59

Dental Examiners, Board of 

60

Development Credit Corporation of Maine 

60

Disaster 

60

Economic Resources, Group A (5 folders) 

60

Education, January-June (5 folders) 

60

Education, July-December (4 folders) 

61

Electricians Examining Board 

61

Employment Security Commission (5 folders) 

61

Engineers, Professional, Board of 

61

Extradition 

62

Federal 

62

Finance 

62

Fire 

62

Forestry (2 folders) 

62

Geologist 

62

Governors' Conference (3 folders) 

62

Greetings (2 folders)    

62

Health and Welfare (includes TB control) 

63-64

Highways (includes Maine-Quebec Highway, Colby College re Maine Turnpike) 

64-65

Honorary Memberships and Awards 

65

Hospitals 

67

Human Resources – Group B 

67

Indians 

67

Industrial Accidents 

67

Industrial Development 

67

Inland Fish and Game (4 folders) 

67

Institutions 

Box

Miscellaneous (2 folders) 

68

Augusta State Hospital 

68

Bangor State Hospital 

68

Pownal State School 

68

County Jails 

68

Maine State Prison 

68

State Reformatory for Men 

68

State Reformatory for Women 

68

State School for Boys 

68

State School for Girls 

68

Maine School for the Deaf 

68
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Insurance (2 folders) 

68

Intergovernmental Relations, Committee on 

69

Interstate Commerce Commission (6 folders) 

69

Internal Revenue 

69

Judicial 

69

Juvenile Delinquency 

69

Labor 

70

Labor and Industry (3 folders) 

70

Legislation Pending 

70

Legislative (4 folders) 

70

Legislative Research 

70

Library 

70

Liquor (2 folders)   

70

Mailing Lists 

71

Maine-New Hampshire Interstate 

71

Maine Medical 

71

Maine Maritime Academy 

71

Maine Municipal 

71

Maine Port Authority 

71

Maine School Building Authority 

71

Maine State Boxing Commission 

71

Maine State Employees Association 

71

Maine Vocational-Technical Institute 

71

Maine Turnpike Authority 

71

Marine Hospital, Portland 

71

Memorandums (by Executive Department) 

71

Mentally Retarded, Committee on (1955, 1956) 

71

Mental Health (2 folders) 

71

Messages from Governor (3 folders) 

71

Milk 

72

Minerals 

72

Miscellaneous, January-June (6 folders) 

72

Miscellaneous, July-December (7 folders) 

73

Miscellaneous, July-December (8 folders) 

74

Miscellaneous (5 folders) 

74

National Guard 

74

National Rivers and Harbors Congress 

74

Naval 

74

New England Council 

74

New England-New York Inter-Agency Committee (3 folders) 

74

New England Governors 

75

New England Textile 

75

Newspapers 

75

Nursing 

75

Optometry, Board of Registration and Examination 

75

Parks (3 folders) 

75

Pardons 


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Mixed Materials   75
    Box
Mixed materials   75-76

Box

Personnel 

76

Personnel, Office 

76

Photograph Requests 

76

Police (3 folders) 

76

Pollution 

77

Potato Industry Council of Maine 

77

Press Releases 

77

Proclamations 


    Box
Mixed materials   77-78
    Box
Mixed Materials   77

Box

Psychologists, Board of Examiners 

78

Public Buildings 

78

Public Utilities Commission (3 folders) 

78

Publications 

78

Publicity 


    Box
Mixed Materials   78
    Box
Mixed materials   78-79

Box

Purchases 

79

Quoddy 

79

Racing, Harness 

79

Racing, Running 

79

Recommendations 

79

Real Estate 

79

Refugee Relief 

79

Retirement 

79

Safety (4 folders) 

80

St. Croix River Basin Study 

80

Sampson Air Force Base 

80

Sardines 

80

Sea and Shore Fisheries (5 folders) 

80

Secretary of State (6 folders) 

81

Selective Service 

81

Social Security 

81

State Office Building (5 folders) 

81

State Treasury Department (Bridges) 

82

Statements (5 folders) 

82

Survey of State Government "Organization and Administration of the State of Maine: A Survey" (2 folders) 

82

Tax (2 folders) 

82

Transportation, New England Governors' Committee on (2 folders) 

82

United Nations (2 folders) 

83

University of Maine 

83

Veterans A-Z (2 folders) 

83

Veterans, Miscellaneous 

83

Vocational Rehabilitation 

83

Water Improvement Commission 

83

Water Resources 

83

White House Conference of Education 

83

Young America Medals for Bravery 

83

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1956 Personal Correspondence 

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A – C (4 folders) 

83

D – M (12 folders) 

84

N – Z (13 folders) 

85

Nute, Floyd 

85

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1956 Political Correspondence 

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Miscellaneous Democratic Letters (6 folders) 

86

Miscellaneous Democratic Letters (5 folders) 

87

Democratic Contributors (2 folders) 

87

Letters to Be Acknowledged: Individual Contributions 

87

Files [Miscellaneous Political Correspondence] 

88

Democratic National Convention, Chicago, July 1956 

88

Film Script, Democratic National Convention, Chicago 

88

Congratulations Received – Gubernatorial Victory 1956 

88

Congratulations Received – Gubernatorial Victory 1956 

90

Congratulations Received – Gubernatorial Victory 1956 (3 folders) 

91

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1956 Correspondence Alphabetical by Name 

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A – B (7 folders) 

91

C – Fl (8 folders)  

92

Fo – G (3 folders) 

93

Governor's Committee on Highway Safety (3 folders) 

93

Ha 

93

He – Ma (9 folders) 

94

Mc – R (11 folders) 

95

Sa – Z (13 folders) 

96

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1956 Appointments and Nominations 

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Barbers and Hairdressers Examining Board 

97

Boxing Commission (3 folders) 

97

Clerks of Courts 

97

County Treasurer (Piscataquis) 

97

New Department, Commissioner of (2 folders) 

97

Disclosure Commissioners 

97

Education, Board of 

97

Electricians Examining Board 

97

Embalming Examining Board 

97

Employment Security 

97

Fish and Game, Commissioner of 

97

Harbor Commissioners, Board of 

97

Harness Racing Commission 

98

Health and Welfare, Advisory Committee on 

98

Humane Officers 

98

Judge of Probate 

98

Labor and Industry Commission 

98

Liquor Commission 

98

Maine Maritime Academy, Trustees 

98

Maine Port Authority 

98

Maine School Building Authority 

98

Maine Turnpike Authority 

98

Medical Examiners 

98

Milk Commission 

98

Miscellaneous (5 folders) 

98

Municipal Court Judges (3 folders) 

99

Probation Officers 

99

Public Administrator 

99

Public Utilities Commission 

99

Register of Deeds 

99

Register of Probate 

99

Registration of Voters, Board of 

99

Superior Court Justices (4 folders) 

99

Superior, Supreme, and Chief Justice (2 folders) 

100

Superior Court (2 folders) 

100

Municipal Court Recorders 

100

Municipal Court Recorder (Bar Harbor) 

100

Municipal Court Recorder (Portland) 

100

Municipal Court Recorder (Saco) 

100

Tax Equalization, Board of 

100

Trial Justices 

100

University of Maine, Trustees 

100

Veterans Affairs, Commissioner (4 folders) 

101

Water Improvement Commission 

101

Nominations 

101

Confirmations 

101

Application Requests 

101

Applications (includes DNC, Confidential Report Forms, Resignations) 

101-104

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1956 Invitations and Speaking Engagements 

Maine Towns and Cities 

Box

Auburn 

104

Augusta (3 folders) 

104

Augusta (2 folders) 

105

Bangor 

105

Bar Harbor 

105

Bath 

105

Belfast 

105

Belgrade 

105

Berwick 

105

Bethel 

105

Biddeford 

105

Boothbay Harbor 

105

Brewer 

105

Bridgton 

105

Brunswick 

105

Bucksport 

105

Calais 

105

Camden 

105

Castine 

105

Damariscotta 

105

Dexter 

105

Dover-Foxcroft 

105

Eagle Lake 

105

Eastport 

105

Eliot 

105

Ellsworth 

105

Farmington 

106

Fort Kent 

106

Freeport 

106

Gardiner 

106

Gorham 

106

Gray 

106

Hallowell 

106

Harrison 

106

Houlton 

106

Howland 

106

Island Falls 

106

Jay 

106

Jonesport 

106

Kennebunk 

106

Kennebunkport 

106

Kingfield 

106

Kittery 

106

Lakewood 

106

Lewiston 

106

Limestone 

106

Lisbon 

106

Lubec 

106

Machias 

106

Millinocket 

106

Milo 

106

Miscellaneous Small Towns in Maine 

106

Monmouth 

106

Newport 

106

North Whitefield 

106

Norway 

106

Oakland 

106

Old Orchard 

106

Old Town 

106

Orono 

106

Pittsfield 

106

Poland Spring 

106

Portland (3 folders) 

107

Pownal 

107

Presque Isle 

107

Rangeley 

107

Rockland 

107

Rumford 

107

Saco 

107

Sanford 

107

Searsport 

107

Skowhegan 

107

South Paris 

107

South Portland 

107

Springvale 

107

Standish 

107

Stockton Springs 

107

Union 

107

Van Buren 

107

Vassalboro 

107

Waldoboro 

107

Waterville (2 folders) 

107

Westbrook 

108

Windham 

108

Wiscasset 

108

Woodland 

108

York 

108

Other States 

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Alaska 

108

Arizona 

108

California 

108

Canada 

108

Colorado 

108

Connecticut 

108

Delaware 

108

Florida 

108

Illinois 

108

Indiana 

108

Iowa 

108

Louisiana 

108

Massachusetts (4 folders) 

108

Massachusetts (4 folders) 

109

Michigan 

109

Minnesota 

109

Missouri 

109

New Hampshire (2 folders) 

109

New Jersey 

109

New Mexico 

109

New York (4 folders) 

109

New York (2 folders) 

110

North Carolina 

110

Ohio 

110

Oklahoma 

110

Oregon 

110

Panama 

110

Pennsylvania 

110

Rhode Island 

110

South Carolina 

110

Tennessee 

110

Texas 

110

Vermont 

110

Virginia 

110

Washington, D.C. 

110

Wisconsin 

110

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1956 Personal and Special Accounts 1955-1957 

Personal Account 

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Canceled Checks 

110

Bank Statements 

110

Check Books, First National Granite Bank of Augusta (5 folders) 

111

Deposit Slips 

111

Paid Bills (2 folders) 

111

Special Account 

Box

Canceled Checks 

112

Bank Statements 

112

Check Books, First National Granite Bank of Augusta (4 folders) 

112

Paid Bills January 1 - June 30, 1956 

112

Paid Bills June 30 - December 31, 1956 

113

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1956 Campaign Materials 

Muskie for Governor Committee 

Box

Bank Statements and Canceled Checks 

113

Deposit Slips 

113

Paid Bills 

113

Special 

113

A – W (15 folders) 

113

Other Campaign Materials 

Box

Nomination Papers 

113

Radio Advertising 

113

Other Campaign Materials 

113

Other Campaign Materials 

114

1956 Budget 

114

Republican Headquarters 

114

Campaign Miscellany 

114

1956 Campaign (2 folders) 

114

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1956 Inauguration 

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Inaugural Ceremonies 

114

Inaugural Ball Invitation and Program, Donated by Lawrence and Louise Butler in 1989 

114

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1956 Miscellaneous Resource Files 

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Rumford Annual Report   

114

Newspaper Clippings 

114

Certificates and Ribbons 

114

Speeches 

114

University of Maine Report 

114

School Finance Report 

114

Park Planning Report 

114

Vermont Maple Recipes 

114

Sheet Music 

114

Periodicals and Clippings 

114

Governor Edmund S. Muskie Budget Committee, October 1956 (4 folders) 

223

State of Maine Financial Report (Department of Finance and Administration, Bureau of Accounts and Control, Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1956) 

223

A.D. Nutting, Thirty-first Biennial Report on the Forest Commissioner 1955-1956 (3 folders) 

223

Industrial Development Clippings - Maine 1956 

223

Public Administration Service, Proposed Executive and Administrative Salaries for the State of Maine, September 1956 

223

98th Legislature, Budget Documents Summaries, Pages 1-89, 1956 

223

Maine Highway and Bridge Rating 1956 

224

Requests for Capital Improvements, #1 1956 

224

Governors' Conference 1956 

224

Budget, 97th Legislature 1956-1957 

224

Inaugural Speech Data 1956 

224

Governor Muskie 1956 

224

Utility Rates 1956 

224

1955-1956 Revenue Study, Governor Muskie 

224

Out of State Reports 1956 

224

P.A.S. [Public Administration Service] Reports 1956 

225

Political Material for Trips, October 19-20, 1956 

225

Pardon Hearing, August 1, 1956 (2 folders) 

225

Financial Reports 

225

University of Maine Financial Report, June 30, 1956 

115

Audit Reports for State Departments, FY 1956 (5 folders) 

115

Audit Reports for State Departments, FY 1956 (4 folders) 

116

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Speeches, Mementos, etc. 

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1954 Campaign Speeches 

233

State issues – Muskie speeches 1954 

233

1954 Statements by Muskie when he decided not to run for Governor and when he decided to run for Governor 

233

1954 Speech at Democratic Rally in Strong, Me. 

233

“What Does the Democratic Party in Maine Offer to Young People” Feb. 8, 1954 

233

“Role of the Press in Public Affairs”Feb. 19, 1954 

233

Remarks by Muskie at Democratic State Convention in Lewiston, Me. Mar. 26, 1954 

233

Speech at Mattawamkeag Grange Hall, May 20, 1954 (not Muskie) 

233

Remarks by Muskie at Democratic Rally, Millbridge, Me. May 21, 1954 

233

Speech by Muskie June 19, 1954 

233

Excerpts from Remarks to Excharge Club, Waterville, Me. June 24, 1954 

233

Address by Muskie at Democratic Rally, Portland, Me. July 4, 1954 

233

Remarks by Muskie on WCSH-TV July 12, 1954 

233

TV address by Muskie WABI-TV Aug. 5, 1954 

233

Speech by Muskie WABI-TV Aug. 19, 1954 

233

Speeches 1955 

233

Television Talk by Gov. Muskie, Blaine House, Jan. 14, 1955 

233

Speech by Gov. Muskie to Civil Defense Units of Portland, Me. Mar. 4, 1955 

233

Legislative Dinner Tendered by the Executive Council in honor of 97th Maine Legislature Apr. 21, 1955 

233

Address by Gov. Muskie at Portland University June 10, 1955 

233

Commencement address at Bates College, June 12, 1955 

233

Suffolk Law School commencement address June 16, 1955 

233

Welcoming speech by Gov. Muskie to Pres. Eisenhower at Skowhegan, Me. June 27, 1955 

233

Speech by Gov. Muskie at Israel Bond Drive, Burlington, Vt., Aug. 14, 1955 

233

Speeches 1956 

233

Washington’s birthday speech Feb. 22, 1956 

233

Inaugural dinner in New York City, Apr. 9, 1956 

233

Speech by Gov. Muskie at 19th annual dinner of the Massachusetts 

233

Committee of Catholics, Protestants and Jews, Boston, May 17, 1956 

233

Excerpts from speech before the Service Clubs of Augusta, July 23, 1956 

233

Gov. Edmund S. Muskie’s speech at WCSH-TV Portland, Aug. 10, 1956 

233

Gov. Edmund S. Muskie’s speech for tape cutting at Augusta WRDO Aug. 24, 1954 

233

Speech at Northeastern University, Boston, Oct. 10, 1956 

233

Speech at Buffalo, N.Y. Oct. 19, 1956 

234

Speeches 1957 (3 folders) [includes Rep. Frank Coffin newsletters] 

234

Speech given by Gov. Muskie Nov. 25, 1957 

234

Speech on TV by Gov. Muskie on Referendum Questions Sep. 6, 1957 

234

Second Speech on TV by Gov. Muskie on Referendum Questions Sep. 3, 1957 

234

Aug. 28, 1957; Speech to American Forensic Association, Boston, MA, 

234

Debating as an Influence in the Career of a Public Servant 

234

Aug. 28, 1957; Pen Notes for Television Talk on Highways, Channel 2, 

234

Bangor, Maine   

234

Aug. 22, 1957; Keynote Address to National Convention of AMVETS, 

234

Boston, Mass. 

234

Aug. 20, 1957; Television Speech on Referendum Issues (First) 

234

Jan. 24, 1958 Bates College Round Table Discussion (Trustees and Faculty) 

234

Mar. 21, 1958; Address to Democratic State Convention, Lewiston 

234

April 1958; Speech at University of Maine Farm and Home Week, Orono 

234

Speeches 1957-1858 

234

Speeches made when governor 1955-1959 (2 folders) 

234

Speeches made when governor 1955-1959 

235

Drafts of speeches (6 folders) 

235

Drafts of speeches (3 folders) 

236

Governor Muskie Addresses 1955-1958 

229

Inaugural Addresses (Reading and Printed Copies) 1955, 1957 

230

Governor’s Budget Message to the 97th Legislature (Reading and Printed Copies), January 13, 1955 

231

Budget Messages/drafts 1957-1959 

232

Budget Messages and Drafts [1957-] 

229A

Governor’s Budget Message Address to the 98th Legislature, Jan. 10, 1957 (Reading and Printed Copies) 

229A

Speeches Made When Governor 1955-1958 (3 folders) 

229B

Gubernatorial Memos (2 folders) 

230

Memoranda on Maine Fidelity Life Insurance Company, and on Industry and Commerce from Fred Clough 1956-1958 

230

HEW [Maine Dept. of Health and Welfare] 1954-1963 (4 folders) 

222

Memorabilia [n.d.] 

116

Invitations to Gubernatorial Events 1955-1957 

231

ESM Photographs and Signatures for Printing, c. 1954 

231

Undated personal correspondence 

231

Souvenirs from events honoring or featuring Muskie, 1955-1957 

231

Items Donated by Lawrence and Louise Butler in 1989 

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Memorabilia of 50th Annual Governors’ Conference 1958 

232

State of Maine Brochures featuring Governor Muskie, and Governor Muskie signed business cards 

232

Official Gov. Muskie and Family Christmas Cards, 1955-1958 

232

ESM and JGM correspondence with the Butlers, 1955-1958 

232

Copy of “Do Convictions and Politics Mix-” The Dean Robert S. Stevens Lecture delivered by ESM at Cornell on April 11, 1958 

232

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Legislative Papers, 1955, 1957 

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Private and Special Acts 1955 

116

Private and Special Acts 1957 

116

Public Acts 1955 

116

Public Acts 1957 

116

Resolves 1955 

116

Resolves 1957 

116

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1957 Correspondence by Subject 

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Accounts and Control 

117

Adjutant General (4 folders) 

117

Aeronautics 

117

Aging, Committee on 

117

Agriculture (2 folders) 

117

Apprenticeship 

118

Art Commission 

118

Atomic Energy 

118

Attorney General (3 folders) 

118

Extraditions 

118

Audit 

118

Auditor's Report - 37th Annual 

118

Banking Department (2 folders) 

118

Barbers and Hairdressers, Board of 

118

Bates College Trustee 

118

Baxter Memorial, Governor's Commission on 

119

Board of Registration of Medicine 

119

Canadian Border Situation 

119

Charity 

119

Chiropractors, Board of 

119

Civil Defense (4 folders) 

119

Congratulatory Messages 

119

Conservation Education 

119

Corps of Engineers 

119-120

Council, Executive 

120

Salary Increases for Unclassified Employees (2 folders) 

120

Council of State Governments 

120

"Crack Pot" Letters 

120

Customs, Collector of 

120

Democratic Committees 

120-121

Dental Examiners, Board of 

121

Department of Development of Industry and Commerce 

121-122

Development Credit Corporation of Maine 

122

Economic Development (7 folders) 

122

Education (6 folders) 

123

Electricians Examining Board 

123

Employment Security Commission 

123-124

Engineers, Professional, Board of 

124

Federal (2 folders) 

124

Finance and Administration (3 folders) 

124

Forestry (2 folders) 

124

Governors' Conference (6 folders) 

125

Governors' Conference (Gifts for) 

125

Handicapped 

125

Health and Welfare (includes alcoholic rehabilitation, TB control) 

125-127

Highways 

127-128

Honorary Memberships and Awards (2 folders) 

128

Inaugural Messages 

128

Indians 

128

Industrial Accidents 

128

Inland Fish and Game 

128-129

Institutions 

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Augusta State Hospital 

129

Bangor State Hospital 

129

County Jails 

129

Maine State Prison 

129

Pownal State School 

129

State Reformatory for Men 

129

State Reformatory for Women 

129

State School for Girls 

129

Maine School for the Deaf 

129

State Military and Children's Home 

129

Miscellaneous (3 folders) 

129
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Insurance (3 folders) 

130

Intergovernmental Relations 

130

Interstate Commerce Commission 

130-131

Internal Revenue 

131

Jacobs Report on Education 

131

Judicial 

131

Juvenile Delinquency 

131

Labor 

131

Labor and Industry (2 folders) 

131

Legislation, Pending 

131-132

Legislature, Special Session, October 

132-133

Legislative (2 folders) 

133

Legislation, Pending (8 folders) 

133

Legislative Research 

134

Library 

134

Citizens Advisory Committee to the Liquor Commission 

134

Liquor 

134

Lobster Industry Controversy 

134

Maine Maritime Academy 

134

Maine-New Hampshire Bridge Authority 

134

Maine Potato Growers, Inc. 

134

Maine Port Authority 

134

Maine School Building Authority 

134

Maine State Boxing Commission 

134

Maine State Employees Association 

134

Maine Turnpike Authority 

134

Maine Vocational-Technical Institute 

134

Manganese 

134

Memorandums (by Executive Department) 

134

Mental Health   

134

Mentally Retarded, Committee on 

135

Milk 

135

Maine Municipal 

135

Military Defense 

135

Mimeographed Material 

135

Miscellaneous January-June (8 folders) 

135

Miscellaneous July-December (9 folders) 

136

Miscellaneous July-December (w folders) 

137

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law 

137

National Guard 

137

National Rivers and Harbors Congress (2 folders) 

137

Naval 

137

New England Council 

137

New England Governors 

137

New England Textile (2 folders) 

137

Northeastern Resources Committee 

138

Nursing 

138

Oil 

138

Pardons 


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Parks 

139

Personnel 

139

Personnel, Office 

139

Photograph Requests 

139

Police (5 folders) 

139

Pollution 

139

Press Releases 

139

Promotion of Maine 

140

Publications (2 folders) 

140

Public Utilities Commission (4 folders) 

140

Psychologists, Board of Examiners 

140

Public Buildings 

140

Publicity (2 folders) 

140

Public Improvements, Bureau of (2 folders) 

141

Purchases 

141

Quoddy 

141

Racing, Harness 

141

Racing, Running 

141

Real Estate 

141

Recommendations 

141

Refugee Relief 

141

Retirement 

141

Safety (2 folders) 

141

Sardines    

141

Sea and Shore (3 folders) 

142

Secretary of State (3 folders) 

142

Selective Service 

142

Small Business Administration 

142

Social Security 

142

State Office Building (3 folders) 

142

State Treasury Department 

143

Statements 

143

Survey of State Government 

143

Tariff 

143

Tax (4 folders) 

143

Theodore Roosevelt Centennial 

143

Television 

143

Transportation, New England Governors' Committee on (2 folders) 

143

United Nations (2 folders) 

144

University of Maine 

144

Veterans A-Z (2 folders) 

144

Veterans Miscellaneous 

144

Vocational Rehabilitation 

144

Water Improvement Commission 

144

Water Resources 

144

Young America Medals for Bravery 

144

A.T. McConnell 1956-1957 

144

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1957 Governor's Committees 

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Governor's Committee for Refugee Resettlement (2 folders) 

144

Governor's Committee on Highway Safety (4 folders) 

145

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1957 Personal Correspondence 

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A – H (8 folders) 

145

Huse, Robert M. 

146

I – N (6 folders) 

146

Nute, Floyd T.   

146

O – V (8 folders) 

146

W – Z (3 folders) 

147

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1957 Correspondence, Alphabetical by Name 

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A – Ci (9 folders) 

147

Cl – Gm (13 folders) 

148

Gn – Le (12 folders) 

149

Li – Q (13 folders) 

150

R – Z (15 folders) 

151

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1957 Appointments and Nominations 

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Application Requests 

152

Applications 

152-154

Notary Public Applications, June-September (3 folders) 

155

Lists of Possible Appointees 

155

Accountancy, Board of 

155

Alcoholic Rehabilitation, Advisory Committee 

155

Bank Commissioner 

155

Bar Examiners, Board of 

155

Boxing Commission 

155

Civil Defense and Public Safety, Committee of 

155

County Commissioners 

155

Disclosure, Commissioners 

155

Economic Development, Department of, Advisory Board of 

155

Education, State Board of 

155

Electricians Examining Board 

156

Greater Portland Public Development 

156

Harbor Commissioners, Board of 

156

Harness Racing (2 folders) 

156

Health and Welfare, Advisory Board of 

156

Highway Commission (2 folders) 

156

Hospital Advisory Council 

156

Humane Agents 

156

Industrial Accident Commission 

156

Inland Fish and Game, Advisory Board 

156

Interstate Bridge Authority 

156

Judge of Probate    

156

Librarian, State 

157

Liquor Commission 

157

Maine Industrial Building Authority Act 

157

Maine Maritime Academy, Board of Trustees 

157

Medical Examiners 

157

Medicine, Board of Registration of 

157

Mental Health Committee 

157

Milk Commission 

157

Miscellaneous (5 folders) 

157

Miscellaneous 

158

Motor Vehicle Registration Board 

158

Municipal Court Judges (2 folders) 

158

Municipal Court Judge (Bangor) (2 folders) 

158

Municipal Judge (Caribou) 

158

Municipal Judge (Norway) 

158

Municipal Judge (Lisbon Falls) 

158

Municipal Judge (Millinocket) 

158

Municipal Judge (Piscataquis) 

158

Municipal Judge (South Portland) 

158

Municipal Judge (Westbrook) 

158

Municipal Court Recorders (3 folders) 

159

Municipal Court Recorders 1957 

159

Municipal Recorder (Belfast) 

159

Municipal Court Recorder (Brewer) 

159

Parole Board 

159

Personnel Board 

159

Port Authority 

159

Probation Officers 

159

Public Administrators 

159

Real Estate Commission 

159

Register of Deeds 

159

Register of Probate (2 folders) 

159

Sea and Shore Fisheries, Commissioner of (2 folders) 

160

Trial Justices (2 folders) 

160

Turnpike Authority 

160

University of Maine, Board of Trustees 

160

Voters, Chairman, Board of Registration 

160

Water Improvement Commission 

160

Appointments January-February (2 folders) 

160

Appointments March-June (4 folders) 

161

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1957 Invitations and Speaking Engagements 

Maine Towns and Cities 

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Auburn 

161

Augusta (8 folders) 

161

Bangor 

161

Bar Harbor 

161

Bath 

161

Belfast 

161

Biddeford 

161

Boothbay Harbor 

161

Bridgton 

161

Brunswick 

161

Calais 

161

Camden 

161

Caribou 

163

Damariscotta 

163

Dover-Foxcroft 

163

Eastport 

163

Ellsworth 

163

Farmington 

163

Fort Kent 

163

Hallowell 

163

Houlton 

163

Jay 

163

Kennebunk 

163

Lewiston 

163

Limestone 

163

Machias 

163

Millinocket 

163

Miscellaneous Small Towns (3 folders) 

163

Old Orchard Beach 

163

Old Town 

163

Orono 

163

Poland Spring 

163

Portland (3 folders) 

164

Presque Isle 

164

Rangeley 

164

Rockland 

164

Rumford 

164

Saco 

164

Sanford 

164

South Portland 

164

Van Buren 

164

Waterville (2 folders) 

164

Westbrook 

164

Woodland 

164

York 

164

Other States 

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Arkansas 

164

California 

164

Canada 

164

Colorado 

164

Connecticut 

164

Florida 

165

Illinois 

165

Indiana 

165

Massachusetts (6 folders) 

165

Michigan 

165

Minnesota 

165

Missouri 

165

Nevada 

165

New Hampshire 

165

New Jersey 

166

New York (5 folders) 

166

Ohio 

166

Oklahoma 

166

Oregon 

166

Pennsylvania 

166

Rhode Island 

166

Texas 

166

Utah 

166

Vermont 

166

Virginia 

166

Washington, D.C. (3 folders) 

166

West Virginia 

166

Wisconsin 

166

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1957 Personal Account 

Box

Bank Statements and Canceled Checks (2 folders) 

167

Check Books (2 folders) 

167

Deposit Slips, October 9, 1957 - September 10, 1958 

167

Paid Bills: 1/1/57-6/30/57 

167

Paid Bills: 7/1/57-12/31/57 

168

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1957 Special Account 

Box

Bank Statements and Canceled Checks (2 folders) 

168

Checks:#451-600, March 11 - December 30, 1957 

168

Paid Bills: 1/1/57-6/30/57 

168

Paid Bills: 7/1/57-12/31/57 

169

Special Office Accounts of Governor Muskie 1955-1957 

169

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1957 Miscellaneous Resource Files 

Box

Periodicals 

169

Inaugural Addresses 

169

Presidential Inaugural 

169

Certificates 

169

Photographs and Art Work 

169

Maine Mining Bureau, Information Relating to Mineral Exploration and Development on the Public Lands 1957 

225

Maine Legislative Research Committee, Report to Ninety eighth Legislature: Summary of Report on School Finances and Needs (Publication No. 98-2, January 1957) 

225

Maine Legislative Research Committee, Report to Ninety-eighth Legislature: School Finances and Needs (Publication No. 98-2, January 1957) 

225

Maine Legislative Research Committee, Report to Ninety-eighth Legislature: Logging and Lumbering Industry; Shellfish and Marine Worm Laws (Publication No. 98-3, January 1957) 

225

Maine Legislative Research Committee, Report to the Ninety-eighth Legislature: County Salaries (Publication No. 98-4, January 1957) 

225

Tax Foundation, Inc., Allocating the Federal Tax Burden among the States (Research Aid No. 3; New York, 1957) 

225

New England Textiles and the New England Economy: Report by the New England Governors' Textile Committee to the Conference of New England Governors and Research Report by Seymour E. Harris, Chairman, March 1957 

225

Miscellaneous Reports 1956-1957 

226

Highways, 98th Legislature 1957 

226

Bureau of Taxation 1957 

226

State Buildings 1957 

226

State Office Building 1957 

226

Criminal Matters 1956-1957 

227

Gubernatorial Appointment Book 1957 

227

Highway 1955-1957 

227

Legislation 1957 (3 folders) 

227

Governor Muskie 1957 

227

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1957 Financial Reports 

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Audit Reports of State Departments FY 1957 (4 folders) 

169

Audit Reports of State Departments FY1957 

170

Monthly Financial Reports, September-December 

170

Budgetary Statements 1957-1958 

170

State of Maine 1955-1957 Biennial Budget, Gov. Muskie (2 folders) 

170

State of Maine 1955-1957 Biennial Budget (2 folders) 

221

State of Maine Budget Document, 1956-1957 

225

State of Maine Budget Document, 1956-1957 (3 folders) 

226

Department of Finance and Administration, Proposed Revision of Portions of Statutes Pertaining to the Department of Finance and Administration, January 1, 1957 

226

Budget Committee 1957 

226

Appropriation Bills 1957 

226

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1958 Correspondence Alphabetical by Name   

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A – Ci (8 folders) 

203

Cl – H (12 folders) 

204

I – Ni (14 folders) 

205

No – V (17 folders) 

206

W – Z (3 folders) 

207

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1958 Correspondence by Subject 

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Accounts and Control 

170

Adjutant General (2 folders) 

170

Aeronautics 

170

Aging, Committee on 

170

Agriculture (3 folders) 

170

Apprenticeship 

170

Apt Commission 

171

Atomic Energy 

171

Attorney General (5 folders) 

171

Attorney General-Extraditions 

171

Audit 

171

Banking Department (2 folders) 

171

Barbers and Hairdressers, Board of 

171

Baxter Memorial, Governor's Commission on 

171

Board of Arbitration and Conciliation 

171

Board of Registration of Medicine 

171

Boy Scouts 

171

Budget 

171

Chiropractors, Board of 

171

Citizens' Committee on Survey of State Government 

171

Citizens' Committee on Survey of State Government 

172

Civil Defense (2 folders) 

172

Congratulatory Messages 

172

Conservation Education Foundation 

172

Corps of Engineers 

172

Council, Executive 

172

Council of State Governments (4 folders) 

172

"Crackpot" (3 folders) 

173

Democratic Committees (4 folders) 

173

Democratic National Committee (2 folders) 

173

Dental Examiners, Board of 

173

Department Geologist, Department of Economic Development 

173

Development Credit Corporation of Maine 

173

Department of Economic Development 

173

Department of Economic Development 

174

Education (3 folders) 

174

Employment Security Commission (6 folders) 

174

Executive Council 

175

Federal (5 folders) 

175

Federal-state Relations (5 folders) 

175

Finance (3 folders) 

176

Forestry 

176

Governor's Conference (4 folders) 

176

Governor's Conference- Gifts 

176

Governor's Request for Projected Savings by Departments for FY Ended 6/30/58 (2 folders) 

176

Governor's Request for Projected Savings by Departments for FY Ended 6/30/58 

177

Greater Portland Public Development Commission 

177

Health and Welfare (includes alcoholic rehabilitation, sanitary engineering, settlement committee, TB control) 

177-178

Highway (5 folders) 

178

Honorary Memberships and Awards 

179

Hospitals 

179

Indians 

179

Industrial Accident 

179

Inland Fisheries and Game (5 folders) 

179

Institutions 

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Augusta State Hospital 

179

Bangor State Hospital 

179

County Jails 

179

Maine State Prison 

179

Miscellaneous (2 folders) 

179

Pineland Training Center 

179

State Reformatory for Men 

180

State Reformatory for Women 

180

Maine School for the Deaf 

180
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Insurance (2 folders) 

180

Intergovernmental Relations 

180

International Joint Commission 

180

Interstate Commerce Commission (4 folders) 

180

Interstate Commerce Commission (3 folders) 

181

Judicial 

181

Juvenile Delinquency 

181

Labor 

181

Labor and Industry 

181

Legislative 

181

Legislative Research 

181

Legislature Second Special Session (2 folders) 

181

Library 

182

Liquor 

182

Lobster Industry Controversy 

182

Maine Maritime Academy 

182

Maine Municipal 

182

Maine-New Hampshire Interstate Bridge Authority 

182

Maine Port Authority 

182

Maine Potato Growers, Inc. 

182

Maine School Building Authority 

182

Maine State Employees Association 

182

Maine State Retirement System 

182

Maine Turnpike Authority 

182

Mediators, Panel of 

182

Memorandums (by Executive Department) 

182

Mental Health (2 folders) 

182

Mentally Retarded, Committee on 

182

Military Defense 

183

Mimeographed Material 

183

Miscellaneous (5 folders) 

183

Milk 

183

National Guard (2 folders) 

183

National Rivers and Harbors Congress (3 folders) 

184

Naval 

184

New England Council 

184

New England Governors 

184

New England-New York Interagency Committee (2 folders) 

184

Northeastern Resources Committee (3 folders) 

184

Nursing 

185

Pardons (5 folders) 

185

Parks 

185

Personnel 

185

Personnel, Office 

185

Photograph Requests 

185

Police (5 folders) 

186

Pollution 

186

Port of Portland –  Handling Charges 

186

Press Releases (3 folders) 

186

Potato Industry Council of Maine 

186

Promotion of Maine 

187

Psychologists, Board of Examiners 

187

Public Buildings 

187

Public Improvements, Bureau of (2 folders) 

187

Public Utilities Commission 

187

Publications (2 folders) 

187

Publicity 

187

Purchases 

188

Quoddy 

188

Racing, Harness 

188

Racing, Running 

188

Real Estate 

188

Recommendations 

188

Retirement 

188

Safety 

188

Sardines 

188

Sea and Shore Fisheries (2 folders) 

188

Corps of Engineers 

188-189

Department of Economic Development 

189

Education (4 folders) 

190

Highways (9 folders) 

191

Miscellaneous 

191-193

Secretary of State (4 folders) 

193

Selective Service 

193

Small Business Administration 

193

Social Security 

193

State Office Building 

193

State Treasury Department (Bridges) 

193

Statements 

193

Surplus 

193

Survey of State Government 

193

Tax (2 folders) 

193

Television 

193

Theodore Roosevelt Centennial 

193

Transportation, New England Governors' Commission on (St. Lawrence Seaway) 

193

Unemployment Problems (5 folders) 

194

United Nations Folder (2 folders) 

194

University of Maine 

194

Veterans A-Z (2 folders) 

194

Veterans Miscellaneous 

194

Vocational Rehabilitation 

194

Water Improvement Commission 

194

Water Resources 

195

White House Conference on Education 

195

Young America Medals for Bravery 

195

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1958 Personal and Political Correspondence 

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Personal Correspondence A-K (16 folders) 

195

Personal Correspondence L-Z (16 folders) 

196

Letter of Resignation from Floyd T. Nute 

196

Election Material from Secretary of State 

196

General Personal Mail 

196

Personal Congratulatory Letters (4 folders) 

197

1958 Unfiled Correspondence (41 folders) 

197-201

1958 Muskie Correspondence (16 folders) 

201-203

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1958 Appointments and Nominations 

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Accountancy, Board of 

207

Adjutant General 

207

Bank Commissioner 

207

Barbers and Hairdressers, Board of 

207

Bar Examiners, Board of 

207

Boxing Commission 

207

Civil Defense and Public Safety 

207

Disclosure Commissioners 

207

Education, Board of 

207

Electricians Examining Board 

207

Engineers, Professional, Board of Recreation of 

207

Forest Commissioner 

207

Greater Portland Public Development 

207

Harbor Commissioners, Board of 

207

Harness Racing 

207

Health and Welfare, Advisory Board of 

207

Highway Commission (2 folders) 

207

Hospital Advisory Council 

207

Humane Agents 

207

Industrial Accident Commission 

208

Institutional Service 

208

Judge of Probate 

208

Librarian, State 

208

Liquor Commission 

208

Maine Industrial Building Authority Act 

208

Maine Maritime Academy, Board of Trustees 

208

Medical Examiners (2 folders) 

208

Medicine, Board of Registration of 

208

Miscellaneous (4 folders) 

208

Motor Vehicle Dealers Registration Board 

208

Municipal Court Judge, Old Town (2 folders) 

208

Municipal Court Judge, Old Town 

209

Municipal Court Judges (6 folders) 

209

Municipal Court Recorders 

209

Park Commission 

209

Police, State 

209

Port Authority 

209

Public Administrators 

209

Public Utilities Commission 

209

Real Estate Commission 

209

Register of Probate 

209

Running Racing Commission 

209

School Building Authority 

210

Superior Court Justice 

210

Supreme Judicial Court 

210

Trial Justices (2 folders) 

210

University of Maine, Board of Trustees 

210

Voters, Chairman, Board Registrar 

210

Water Improvement Commission 

210

Nominations 1958 (2 folders) 

210

Confirmations 1958 

210

Nominations 1957 (2 folders) 

210

Confirmations 1957 

210

Resignations 

211

Governor's Committee for Highway Safety (4 folders) 

211

Governor's Committee on Refugee Resettlement 

211

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1958 Invitations and Speaking Engagements 

Speaking Invitations, Towns and Cities in Maine 

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Auburn 

211

Augusta Folder (5 folders) 

211

Bangor 

212

Bath 

212

Biddeford 

212

Boothbay Harbor 

212

Bridgton 

212

Brunswick 

212

Calais 

212

Caribou 

212

Damariscotta 

212

Ellsworth 

212

Farmington 

212

Fort Kent 

212

Gorham 

212

Gray 

212

Hallowell 

212

Houlton 

212

Kennebunk and Kennebunkport 

212

Lewiston (2 folders) 

212

Limestone 

212

Machias 

212

Miscellaneous Small Towns (2 folders) 

212

Old Orchard Beach 

212

Orono 

212

Poland Spring 

212

Portland (2 folders) 

212

Presque Isle 

213

Rockland 

213

Rumford 

213

Saco 

213

Sanford 

213

Skowhegan 

213

South Portland 

213

Waterville 

213

Westbrook 

213

York 

213

Other States 

Box

Alaska 

213

Arkansas 

213

California 

213

Canada 

213

Colorado 

213

Connecticut 

213

Florida (2 folders) 

213

Illinois 

213

Indiana 

213

Massachusetts (2 folders) 

213

Massachusetts 

214

Michigan 

214

Miscellaneous 

214

Missouri 

214

Nevada 

214

New Hampshire 

214

New Jersey 

214

New York Folder (4 folders) 

214

Ohio 

214

Oklahoma 

214

Pennsylvania 

214

Rhode Island 

214

Texas 

214

Utah 

214

Vermont 

214

Washington, D.C. 

214

Washington, D.C. 

215

West Virginia 

215

Wisconsin 

215

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1958 Correspondence Regarding Appointments and Invitations 

Box

A – H (11 folders) 

215

I – S (14 folders) 

216

T – Z (5 folders) 

217

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1958 Personal Account 

Box

Bank Statements and Canceled Checks 

217

Check Books (2 folders) 

217

Deposit Slips 

217

Paid Bills: 1/1/58-6/30/58 

217

Paid Bills: 6/30/58-12/31/58 

218

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1958 Special Account 

Box

Bank Statements and Canceled Checks (3 folders) 

218

Deposit Slips 

218

Paid Bills: 1/1/58-6/30/58 

218

Paid Bills: 6/30/58-12/31/58 

216

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1958 Miscellaneous Resource Files 

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Requests for Capital Improvements Submitted to the Ninety-eighth Legislature for the Fiscal Years 1958-1959 

224

Deputy Commissioner (Institutional Services) 1957-1958 

227

Unemployment Compensation 1957-1958 (2 folders) 

228

Message to Special Session 1958 

228

Highway Revenues 1958 

228

Maine Employment Security Commission 1958 

228

Foreign Affairs 1958 

228

Campaign Material 1958 

228

Building 1956-1958 

228

Appointments 1958 

228

Politics 1958 (2 folders) 

228

Department of Finance and Administration, Bureau of Accounts and Control, State of Maine Financial Report Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1958 

228

Staff of Maine Business Indicators, Bowdoin College, An Analysis of the Maine Sales and Use Tax Assessments, September 1958 

228

Mount and Carter, State of Maine Special Report, December 1958 

229

Gubernatorial Speeches and Press Releases 1958 

229

Industrial Development Clippings – Industrial Realtors Tour 1958 

229

Department of Institutional Services, County Jail Inspections 1958 

229

Report of the Regional Medical Needs Board for the Biennium Ending November 15, 1958 

229

Coverdale and Colpitts, A Study of Four Proposed Ferry Services in Penobscot Bay, April 2, 1958 

229A

Advisory Commission on Education 1958 (2 folders) 

229A

Requests 1958 (3 folders) 

230

Financial Reports, January and February 1958 

230

Mount and Carter, State of Maine Audit Report, Four Years Ended June 30, 1958 

230

Maine Employment Security Commission, A Study of Financing Unemployment Insurance in Maine 1958 

230

Department of Finance and Administration, Division of Public Improvements, Requests for Capital Improvements...Submitted to the Ninety-eighth Legislature for the Fiscal Years 1958 and 1959 

230

State of Maine Budget Document 1958-1959 (2 folders) 

230

Miscellaneous Gubernatorial Materials 1958 

231

Conference on Economic Progress, The "Recession": Cause and Cure in Perspective of Our Long-range Problems (Washington, D.C., June 1958) 

231

State Directories 1954-1958 

231

St. Croix Valley 1958 

231

International St. Croix River Engineering Board, Water Resources of the St. Croix River Valley Basin, Maine - New Brunswick: Report on Preliminary Investigations to the International Joint Commission (3 folders) 

231

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