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Entries include the typed biography of Maine author, editor, and journalist Charles E. Waterman of Mechanic Falls, Maine, a handwritten note presents Waterman's book Maine Gem Stones on a card from the Old Corner House, Paris, Maine, typed letters from Waterman to the Maine State Library present his books A City on a Hill, Measured Fancies, The White Fawn, Carib Queens, and Apiatia, with notice of delayed publication for a book titled History of Oxford County based on insufficient funds in the legislature and with references from the Maine State Library to poet Robert Bridges and The Life of the Bee by Maurice Maeterlinck -- despite a mistake in the typed transcription of a letter originally written by the Maine State Library confusing the title of Waterman's book and the subjects of honey-bees with that of homemakers in error, correspondence from Waterman discusses his relationship to former schoolteacher Mrs. Alma Pendexter Hayden and describes a collection of the works of the Pendexter family, a "museum of old things," and the anticipated publication of a book by Mrs. Kate Starbird, librarian of the Freeland Holmes Library, in Oxford, Maine, the file concludes with correspondence concerning Waterman's poems as featured in the recent anthology Maine and Vermont Poets.
Waterman, Charles Elmer 1858- and Maine State Library, "Charles E. Waterman Correspondence" (2016). Maine Writers Correspondence. 639.
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