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Great Northern Paper Company began with construction of a mill in Millinocket, Maine, in 1899, followed by the acquisition of an existing mill at Madison, Maine, and the construction of a third mill in East Millinocket in 1906. Great Northern filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2002. The mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket were purchased by Brascan Corp. in 2003 and the company was renamed Katahdin Paper Co.
Collection includes correspondence, subject files, publications, contracts for material and labor, maps and plans, photographs and production records.
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SpC MS 0210
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Great Northern Paper Company Records, 1889-1992" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 264.