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Maine State Library

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Entries include brief biographical information and the typed transcripts of correspondence from the Maine State Library to a librarian from Ogunquit, Maine, concerning his local geological reference booklet. Date range: 1958-07/1958-09

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English

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Entries include typed introductory correspondence to Patten from state librarian Hall and a typed letter from Hilda Jacob of the Maine State Library on finding Patten's address a few years later, a typed letter of reply from Patten on plain paper from "Frank Merriwell's Rancho" in California with a pledge to present a gift of his book to the Maine State Library on publication, several newspaper clipping obituaries including a photographic image of Patten in a wicker chair reading, a typed letter to Patten's son concerning the feasibility of a gift of a collection of his father's books to the Maine Author Collection, Harvan Barr Patten's typed reply on H.B. Patten, Signal Oil Products, Vista, California, stationery concerning the prospect of a biography, a typed reply of receipt from the Maine State Library with appreciation to H.B. Patten for fulfilling his father's claim with a book gift of his additional copy of Mr. Frank Merriwell, and copies of the typed transcripts of correspondence with the Maine State Library from Patten's daughter-in-law after Harvan Barr Patten passed away, concerning the possibility of sending some of Gilbert Patten's books to the Maine Author Collection.

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