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Trout Brook Farm Records

Trout Brook Farm Records

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TROUT BROOK FARM RECORDS, 1857-1864

Sponsor:

The processing of this collection was funded by a gift from the Pingree family heirs.





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Trout Brook Farm
Title:Trout Brook Farm Records
Dates:1857/1864
Quantity:2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:The Trout Brook Farm records contain vouchers and inventories of the farm, which reflect the management of the farm in its early years.
Collection Number:MSS 935

Scope and Content Note

The Trout Brook Farm records contain vouchers and inventories of the farm, which reflect the management of the farm in its early years.


Historical Sketch

Trout Brook Farm was built in the 1830s, 25 miles east of Chamberlain Dam, township 6 R.9, in Maine, by David Pingree and his business partner E. S. Coe. The purpose of the farm was to provide hay, oats, and produce for the animals and men working in the lumber trade for Pingree and Coe. The farm also served as a centrally located depot for equipment and other goods. Trout Brook Farm was not the only such farm built by Pingree and Coe, there was also Grant Farm and Chamberlain Farm, to name a few (Bennett 76).


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Coe, Eben Smith, 1814-1899
Pingree, David, 1795-1863
Trout Brook Farm (Me.)
Business Records
Lumber trade
Washington County (Me.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Request for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Trout Brook Farm Records, MSS 935, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by the Pingree heirs.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, December 1, 2015.


Related Material

Bennett, Dean B. The Wilderness from Chamberlain Farm: A Story of Hope for the American Wild. Island Press: Washington D. C., 2001.


David Pingree (1795-1863) Papers, 1810-1939. MSS 901


E. S. Coe Papers, 1844-1906. MSS 924


Pingree Family Scrapbook Collection, 1849-1972. MSS 927


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