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Drawing for Maine Historical Society headquarters, ca. 1902

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Drawing for Maine Historical Society headquarters, ca. 1902

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Alexander W. Longfellow Jr. drew these plans, "scheme 2," for the new Maine Historical Society headquarters on Congress Street in Portland, adjacent to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House.

Anne Longfellow Pierce gave the Wadsworth-Longfellow House in Portland to the Maine Historical Society. Her gift specified the building of a library to house the collections of the Maine Historical Society. The Research Library is located directly beside the Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street in Portland.

Alexander W. Longfellow Jr. was the nephew of Anne Longfellow Pierce and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the poet.

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  • Title: Drawing for Maine Historical Society headquarters, ca. 1902
  • Creator: Longfellow Jr., Alexander W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1902
  • Subject Date: circa 1902
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: E49-OS7; Coll. 2113, W-L House Ext Photo Draw & Reproductions
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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