Tuesday, March 6, 2012

1887/1888 Autograph Album of Students at Farmington State Normal School, Farmington, Maine

1887/1888 autograph album filled with the names of students at Farmington State Normal School at Farmington, Maine.  The album is approximately 8" x 7", with velvet covers and the word "Album" in metal.

This institution is now known as the University of Maine Farmington.

The album may have been owned by the first person whose name appears in it, Hattie B. Peabody of Lewiston, Maine, but I can't be sure.  Her name is on the page following the title page above.  Sadly, none of the autographs are inscribed to someone.

Many students signed individual pages, but there are over ten pages with multiple signatures on them.

Complete list of signers, in alphabetical order:  Be aware that Farmington, Maine, may not have been the actual hometown of some of the signers but rather where the signing took place.

W. H. Atkinson of Brunswick, Maine, 1887
Frank H. Baker of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 1887
Lu Barton
Annie W. Bean of China, Maine, 1888
Alice M. Bishop of North Monmouth, Maine, 1887
Minnie J. Bishop, 1887
Dora A. Bither of Linneus, Maine, 1887
Belle M. Brown of Readfield, Maine
Lillian Brown, 1888
Cora A. Butts of New Portland, Maine, 1887
Lillie A. Carr of South Bowdoin, Maine, 1887
Edwin T. Clifford of Leeds, Maine, 1887
Grace L. Cowan of West Sidney, Maine, 1888
Edna E. Davis of Vienna, Maine, 1887
Annie F. Dealy of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Bertha M. Dennison of Freeport, Maine, 1887
Myra E. Drummond of Arrowsic, Maine, 1887
Martha J. Dunton of Westport, Maine, 1888
Mary E. Easton of Farmington, Maine, 1887
Stella Farnham of Belgrade Mills, Maine, 1888
Eunice W. Forbes of South Paris, Maine, 1888
S. Alice French of South Chesterville, Maine, 1888
Dolores S. Frost of North Woodstock, Maine, 1888
A. Ethel Gordon of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Austin W. Greene of South Carthage, Maine, 1887
Claude Haines of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Alice Haley of Fort Fairfield, Maine, 1887
Leah M. Harrington, 1887
Ida J. Harrington of Westport, Maine, 1888
Essie Hinkley of Lewiston, Maine, 1887
Jennie Hunton of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Alice Hunton of Oakland, Maine, 1902
Fran E. Jones of Sabatis, Maine, now Sabattus, 1888
Mary C. Kalloch of Warren, Maine
Mabelle Kelley of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Nettie Knowles of Chesterville, Maine, 1888
Lillian Lincoln of Brunswick, Maine, 1887
Alice H. Longfellow of Winthrop, Maine, 1887
Eva S. Lougee of Linneus, Maine, 1887
Nellie M. Luce of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Lutie F. Luques of Farmington, Maine, 1887
Katie M. Lynch of Lewiston, Maine, 1887
May L. Macartney of Oakland, Maine, 1888
James D. Merriman of Litchfield, Maine, 1888
Annie E. Moore of Winthrop, Maine, 1888
Carrie Nickerson of New Limerick, Maine, 1887
Hattie B. Peabody of Lewiston, Maine
Emma M. Perkins of South Paris, Maine, 1888
Mary French Pike of Lubec, Maine, 1887
L. Della Prescott of Foxcroft, Maine, 1888
George C. Purington of Farmington, Maine, 1887
Lillian L. Ramsdell of Milo, Maine
Charles Record of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Josie L. Reed of Farmington, Maine or Josie T. Reed, 1887
Georgia M. Richardson of Readfield, Maine, 1888
E. J. R. Robinson, 1887
Harriet A. Seavey, 1888
Lena M. Severy of Mount Vernon, Maine, 1888
Fred O. Small of Madrid, Maine, 1888
Alice E. Smith of Machias, Maine, 1888
Herman Spear of New Portland, Maine, 1888
Jennie M. Stimson of Linneus, Maine, 1887
Lucy M. Sylvester of Leeds, Maine, 1887
Laura W. Sylvester of Leeds, Maine, 1887
David W. Tozier of Easton, Maine, 1888
Ardella M. Tozier of Easton, Maine, 1887
Clare A. Varney of Bath, Maine, 1888
Alice M. Wait of Vienna, Maine, 1888
Charles F. Warner
Carrie Whittier of Readfield, Maine, 1888
Grace A. Wilson of Sedgwick, Maine, 1888
Minnie M. Winslow of North Monmouth, Maine, 1888
Edith M. Witherell of Monmouth, Maine, 1888
Enla F. Wood of Farmington, Maine, 1888
Sadie Wood of Wilton, Maine, 1888
Minnie L. Woodman, 1887
Lura Woodward of Farmington, Maine, 1888
Hattie Woodward, 1888
Caro E. Wyman of Lakeside, Maine, 1888
Emma E. Young, 1888

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