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15 diaries, 1885-1910, of John Dana Payson, a teacher, summer resort keeper, and pastor. Payson was born in Cushing, Maine in 1861. Diaries date from his time at seminary in Bucksport, followed by stations in Bangor, Dexter, Southport, Camden, and Union. Payson notes the weather, church activities such as marriages and funerals, and daily activities.
Religion and Philosophy, Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
1 box (15 volumes)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 1768
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Payson (John Dana) Diaries, 1885-1910" (2018). Finding Aids. Number 379.