The following are resources that contributed to many of the articles in the Encyclopedia. Some are cited briefly, then linked from specific articles to this bibliography. Citations, not of general significance, are referenced in detail in the applicable article. Other resources affecting a broad range of articles appear at the end of this bibliography.
Alberts, Robert C. The Golden Voyage: The Life and Times of William Bingham, 1752-1804. Boston. 1969.
Attwood, Stanley Bearce. The Length and Breadth of Maine. Orono: University of Maine Press. 1977.
Barone, Michael and Richard E. Cohen. Almanac of American Politics. National Journal: Washington, D.C. 2001.Lefaver-Tower Co. 1909.
Baxter, James Phinney. Ed. Documentary History of the State of Maine, Vol. 13. Portland, Me. 1909. [source of several 18th century Calendar entries]
Beard, Frank A. and Bette A. Smith. Maine’s Historic Places. Augusta: Maine Historic Preservation Commission. 1982.
Bourque, Bruce J. “Maine Shell Midden Archaeology (1860-1910) and the Influence of Adolphe von Morlot.” New Perspectives on the Origins of Americanist Archaeology. David L. Browman and Stephen Williams, eds. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 2002
Burrage, Henry. “The Jurisdiction of Massachusetts Accepted.” in Smith and Schriver. Maine: A History Through Selected Readings.
Calloway, Colin G. The Abenaki. Indians of North America Series. New York: Chelsea House Publishers. 1989.
Castner, Harold W., The Prehistoric Oyster Shell Heaps of the Damariscotta River. Waldoboro: Waldoboro Press. 1950. (Fourth edition 1963.)
Clark, Stephen. Katahdin: A Guide to Baxter Park and Katahdin. Unity: North Country Press. 1996 3rd. Ed.
Demeritt, Dwight B., Jr. Maine Made Guns & Their Makers. Augusta: Friends of the Maine State Museum. 1997.
Dunnack, Henry E. The Maine Book. Augusta, Maine. 1920.
Dunbar, Robert E. and George F. Dow. Nobleboro, A History. Nobleboro: Nobleboro Historical Society. 1988.
Education, Maine Department of. Maine’s Claim to Fame: A Gallery of Personalities. Augusta. 1990.
Hakola, John W. Legacy of a Lifetime: The Story of Baxter State Park. Woolwich: TBW Books. 1981
Henderson, James S. Maine Almanac and Book of Lists. Topsham: Maine Times. 1994.
Hunt, H. Draper. The Blaine House – Home of Maine Governors. Augusta: Friends of the Blaine House. 1994.
Hunter, Julia A. and Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Fly Rod Crosby: The Woman Who Marketed Maine. Gardiner: Tilbury House. 2000
Johnson, Willis. The Year of the Longley. Stonington: Penobscot Bay Press. 1978.
Kershaw, Gordon E. James Bowdoin II: Patriot and Man of the Enlightenment. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America. 1991
Leamon, James S. Revolution Downeast: The War for American Independence in Maine. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 1993.
Maine Historic Preservation Commission. The State House and the Blaine House: A Report to the State Government Committee of the 110th Maine Legislature. Augusta: 1981.
Moores, Lawrence W., Jr. The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Maine, 1922-1931. Orono: University of Maine. 1950. (Masters Thesis)
Pawling, Micah A. Wabanaki Homeland and the New State of Maine. Amherst, MA. University of Massachusetts Press. 2007.
Perazzo, Peggy B. and George Perazzo. Stone Quarries and Beyond. “Maine.” http://quarriesandbeyond.org/states/me/maine.html (accessed February 14, 2014)
Rice, Ed. Baseball’s First Indian, Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian. Windsor, Connecticut: Tide-Mark. 2003.
Roberts, Kenneth L. Local Government in Maine. Augusta: Maine Municipal Association. 1979.
Rolde, Neil and Charles Calhoun. An Illustrated History of Maine. Augusta: Friends of the Maine State Museum. 1995.
Rolde, Neil. So You Think You Know Maine. Gardiner: Harpswell Press, 1984.
Rowe, William Hutchinson. The Maritime History of Maine: Three Centuries of Ship Building and Seafaring. W.W. Norton. 1948. Reprinted: Gardiner, Me. Harpswell Press. 1989.
Scontras, Charles A. Two Decades of Organized Labor and Labor Politics in Maine 1880-1900. Orono, Me. University of Maine. Bureau of Labor Education. 1969.
Siebert, Phyllis and John H. Miller, ed. Recipes and Reminiscences: A Blaine House Cookbook. Augusta: Friends of the Blaine House. 1997.
Starkey, Glenn Wendell. Maine: Its History, Resources, and Government. Boston: Silver, Burdett and Company. 1920.
Taylor, Alan. Liberty Men and the Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement of the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1990.
The Wabanakis of Maine and the Maritimes. Bath: American Friends Service Committee. 1989.
Williams, Ben Ames. Come Spring. Garden City, NY: the Sun Dial Press. 1940.
Williamson, William D. History of Maine. Hallowell: Glazier, Masters and Company. 1832.
Wood, Richard G. A History of Lumbering in Maine 1820-1861. Orono: University of Maine. 1935.
Area in square miles includes total land and water area. Population density is based on land area only. Data from 2000 U.S. Census at http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/me.html, “State by place.”
Members of the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate: in large part from the Internet site of the U.S. Congress.
Governors and members of Congress: in part, from Chase, Sobel and Raimo, and from Barone and Cohen cited above, in addition to information available from the U.S. Congress.
Maine State Senate Presidents: in part, from the Maine State Senate’s Internet site.
Origin of Place Names
Bangor Daily News and Penobscot National Cultural and Historic Preservation Department. “Naming Places the Penobscot Way: How the Penobscots named the lands and waters around us.” Bangor Daily News. September 23-24, 2006.
Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties
Franklin and Androscoggin Counties
Kennebec and Somerset Counties
Lincoln, Waldo and Knox Counties
Piscataquis and Aroostook Counties
Washington and Hancock Counties
Freeport and Portland. —————-Bond Wheelwright Co.: c. 1955, 1957.
Wildlife: Animals and Plants
National Audubon Society. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds. New York. Chanticleer Press/Alfred Knopf. 1977.
National Audubon Society. (Ann Sutton and Myron Sutton) Eastern Forests. New York. Chanticleer Press/Alfred Knopf. 1997.
National Audubon Society. Field Guide to New England. New York. Chanticleer Press. 1998.
National Audubon Society. Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region. New York. Chanticleer Press/Alfred Knopf. 1977.
Tekiela, Stan. Birds of Maine: Field guide. Cambridge, Minnesota. Adventure Publications, Inc. 2002.
Vanner, Michael. A Field Guide to the Birds of North America. Bath, UK. Parragon. 2009.
United States Government
National Archives photos and images may be ordered from http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/. Use the keyword “Maine” only and search only for digital copies. Reference the Control Number (#) accompanying the image in the Encyclopedia.
United States Department of Agriculture. Certain images (cited as USDA Image Gallery] have been acquired from http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/ based on the following (accessed 10/17/2010): “The Image Gallery is provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.
Maine government statistical data was primarily obtained from the state agencies cited in the related articles.
Timeline and Calendar entries came from related articles in the Encyclopedia, from the Bangor Daily News’ “Maine Diary” supplement of December 14, 1999, and other news sources.