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Correspondence, printed questionnaires, photographs, etc. providing biographical information about politicians from Maine for inclusion in Lanman's Dictionary of the United States Congress. Lanman appears to have sent out a circular in 1858 asking for basic biographical information to which members of Congress or their friends or relatives replied. His Dictionary was published in various editions between 1859 and 1869.
Government and Law
Size of Collection
3 folders (approximately 65 items)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 1425 sc
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Lanman (Charles), 1828-1869" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 3.