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Category: Science & Technology, Inventions & inventors

Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Item 23401

Sparrow patent application receipt, 1827

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1827-12-10 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 23402

Sparrow button patent, 1876

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1876 Location: Worcester Media: Ink on paper

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Item 27641

Electrolytic Marine Salts Co.(Klondike) Plant No.1, North Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Edith Comstock through Lubec Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 79619

Detex Watchclock and Station, 1927

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: 1927 Media: Metal

Item 6219

Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1860 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 8902

Thomes multi stage boiler

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 10105

Aspinwall Planter, Houlton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 10108

Watson Sprayer, Houlton, c. 1915

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 13366

Letter acknowledging receipt of steam boat plans, 1871

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1871-06-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14607

Edison Primary Cell, S-90

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Fort Kent Media: glass and metal

Item 16855

Jonathan Morgan coffee mill, 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1840 Location: Portland Media: Wood and iron

Item 18745

Reeves Suction Sweeper, Houlton, c. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Houlton; Milford Media: metal