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The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and other personal papers of several individuals who lived in Exeter, Maine in the 19th and 20th centuries. Included are 19th century materials of Nathaniel Oaks, Matthew Hedges, Benjamin Evans, Benjamin Evans, Jr., and Samuel Cortland and 20th century papers of Chalma and Eva Cooley and Eva Martin. The relationship among these individuals is unclear.
The collection also contains various materials which cannot be linked to any particular individual; these include accounts of wages paid for farm work, advertisements, printed pamphlets and postcards.
Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
1 box (0.5 cubic feet)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0370
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Oaks (Nathaniel) Papers, 1791-1835" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 94.