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Maine: A Community and Environmental History, Hist 2607/ENVS 2447: Tips

Call number ranges for Maine history

You can browse the shelves in these call number ranges for Maine history:

F1 - F15 New England local history
F16 - F30 Maine local history.
For Maine before it seceded from Massachusetts in 1820, also consult F61 - F75, Massachusetts local history.
New England bibliographies
Z1291 - Z1292 Maine bibliographies
Govt Doc Maine Maine government publications, town and county reports

Library of Congress Subject Headings

A sampling of terms to use in a subject or keyword search of Compass, MaineCat, WorldCat, the catalogs of other libraries, or America: History and Life. (Of course, you would substitute the name of your place.) Because some catalog records may include variations on these subject terms, do a keyword search to maximize retrieval of records. Example:
brunswick AND (maine OR me) AND history

  • Maine -- History
  • Maine -- History -- 19th century
  • Cumberland County (Me.) -- History
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- History
  • Brunswick (Me.)
  • Brunswick region (Me.)
  • Brunswick Naval Air Station (Me.)
  • First Parish Church (Brunswick, Me.)
  • Bowdoin College
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Maine -- Brunswick
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Climate
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Commerce -- History
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Directories
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Telephone directories
  • Brunswick region (Me.) -- Telephone directories
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Biography
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Description and travel
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Economic conditions
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Genealogy
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- History
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Religious life and customs -- 19th century
  • Brunswick (Me.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century