Penobscot Marine Museum

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Penobscot Marine Museum
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine.JPG

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Penobscot Marine Museum
Stephen Phillips Memorial Library
11 Church Street (PO Box 498)
Searsport, Maine 04974-0498

Telephone:[1]  207-548-2529 ext.212

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Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The Penobscot Marine Museum Stephen Phillips Memorial Library collection includes an important biographical index of Maine people. They also have records of shipping companies, ship registers, logbooks, and journals.[2]

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  • National Archives at _____
  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections

  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • U.S. District Court
  • County and local historical societies
  • County and local genealogical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • Rockland Maine Family History Center has premium online services for free and offers research guidance.[3]
  • Repositories in surrounding counties: [Chattam], [Durham], and [Franklin]
  • State Vital Records Office
  • State Historical Society
  • State Genealogical Society
  • University Libraries
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding states (or provinces): [SC], [TN], and [VA]
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Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Stephen Phillips Memorial Library in Penobscot Marine Museum (accessed 6 April 2016)..
  2. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 53. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  3. Introduction to Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 6 April 2016).