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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.
About This Item
- 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
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
- Wadsworth-Longfellow House (Portland, Me.)--History--Photographs
- Longfellow, A.W. Jr. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1854-1934
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
- Maine Historical Society
- Maine Historical Society Research Library (Portland, Me.)--Architectural drawings
- Pierce, Anne Longfellow, 1810-1901--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
- Wadsworth, Peleg, 1748-1829--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
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