Sarah Orne Jewett Collection, 1801-1997

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Volume: 5 linear feet

Organization/Arrangement: Organized into the following series:
I. Manuscripts and notes
II. Correspondence
III. Publications
IV. Articles, reviews and papers
V. Photographs
VI. Memorabilia
VII. Family and business records

Biographical Note: Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett was born September 3, 1849, to physician Theodore Herman Jewett and Caroline Frances Perry in South Berwick, Maine. She published as Sarah Orne Jewett. Because often ill as a child, she attended Miss Rayne's School infrequently: instead she drove with her father on his rounds to visit his patients. Jewett graduated from Berwick Academy in 1865 and soon began to write. Her career took off with her submission of short stories to William Dean Howells, assistant editor of The Atlantic Monthly, who then put her in touch with James Fields of Boston's Ticknor and Fields. Placing her work with the Atlantic throughout her life, Jewett gathered stories into periodic book collections. Her first successful novel was Deephaven (1877), though she is best known for The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896). Fields's wife Annie and Jewett became close friends.

After the deaths of Annie's husband and Sarah's father, the two women became companions in a "Boston marriage." They traveled together throughout the United States and Europe. They resided at Jewett's home in South Berwick as well as in Fields's homes in Boston and Manchester by the Sea. Jewett, considered regionalist or "local colorist," wrote about New England life and captured the native accent, diction, and syntax especially of Maine's people. Jewett's novel, A Country Doctor (1884), among other titles, suggests her feminist awareness of women's larger capabilities. Other works consider issues of domestic culture, class structure, ecology, and the natural world. Influenced by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Jewett often invited her to Boston gatherings at the Fields' home. There Jewett met and influenced Willa Cather. Other women in the social circle of artists and writers included Harriet Prescott Spofford, Celia Thaxter, and Sarah Wyman Whitman. In 1901 Jewett became the first woman to receive an honorary Litt.D. degree from Bowdoin College, her father's alma mater. Just one year later, she suffered crippling injuries in a carriage accident, thereby limiting her physical mobility and hence her writing. After suffering a first stroke in March 1909 and a second June 23, 1909, Jewett died. Jewett's South Berwick home, maintained by Historic New England, welcomes visitors.

Description: The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, artifacts, and family business records. The manuscripts include: a poem written by Jewett at age fourteen; notes found in her personal copy of the Norman Conquest; "Indians," her earliest known manuscript; and a complete manuscript copy of the "Night Before Thanksgiving."

The correspondence with family, friends and business associates gives a view into Jewett's family and social life as well as her life as a writer. The letters to and from Annie Fields include a consoling note after the death of Fields' husband, James T. Fields, in 1881. Jewett and Fields long friendship is documented in their own letters and in mentions in letters to others including letters that Fields and Mary Rice Jewett wrote to others after Sarah's death dealing with her estate. Close family relationships are presented in the many letters to Mary Rice Jewett particularly in the care the aunts' took of nephew Theodore Eastman after his mother Carrie Eastman, Jewett's sister, died. The letters to Abbie S. Beede, who typed manuscripts for Sarah and Annie, shows the development of the relationship with Beede from distant to friendly with Jewett sometimes asking Beede for her opinion of a particular story.

The third series is comprised of published articles both original and in photocopy. The fourth series includes newspaper and journal articles, book reviews, and scholarly papers on Sarah Orne Jewett. The fifth is made up of photographs of Jewett, her family, and her home and other locations in South Berwick, Maine. The memorabilia series includes calling cards, a silk handkerchief, and a Sarah Wyman Whitman stained glass wreath. The family/business series has many family business receipts and a lecture on electricity written by Jewett's father.

Access Restrictions: None

Please cite as: Sarah Orne Jewett Collection, Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England, Portland, Maine

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Container List:
I.   Manuscripts and Notes

Contains manuscripts of stories and poems, notes, fragments in Jewett's hand.

001.  "Ode to Ellen Cobby" handwritten poem
002.  "Discontent" handwritten poem
003.  Handwritten notes from Sarah Wyman Whitman's letters
004.  Handwritten poem "When her soft eyes awake..."
005.  Manuscript material "One of the dolls whose name was Adeline..."
006.  SOJ's notes from Story of the Normans
007.  Handwritten notes by SOJ inserted in Norman Conquest (5 folders)
008.  "Indians" early handwritten essay by SOJ
009.  "The Night Before Thanksgiving" handwritten manuscript (3 folders)

II.  Correspondence

This series contains letters to and from Jewett. Family, friends, business associates and readers are represented.

001.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, ca. August 1907
002.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
003.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
004.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
005.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, ca. early 1880s
006.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
007.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
008.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
009.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, ca. 1885
010.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, December 12, 1885
011.  ALS Annie Fields to Sarah Orne Jewett, 1888
012.  ALS Mary Rice Jewett to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
013.  ALS Mary Rice Jewett to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
014.  ALS Mary Rice Jewett to Sarah Orne Jewett, March 26, 1881
015.  APC Mary Rice Jewett to Sarah Orne Jewett, March 1881
016.  ALS Ellen Mason to Sarah Orne Jewett, ca. 1870
017.  ALS Ellen Mason to Sarah Orne Jewett, ca. 1870
018.  ALS John Lord to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
019.  ALS Georgina Halliburton to Sarah Orne Jewett, October 8, 1880
020.  ALS Mary O. Long to Sarah Orne Jewett, February 9, 1892
021.  ALS Grace Gordon to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
022.  ALS Grace Gordon to Sarah Orne Jewett, October 31, 1871
023.  ALS Susan Perkins to Sarah Orne Jewett, May 1, 1871
024.  ALS L. M. Perry to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
025.  ALS Charles Warren Stoddard to Sarah Orne Jewett, March 1895
026.  ALS Mary F. Russell to Sarah Orne Jewett, July 9, 1900
027.  ALS Theophilus Parsons to Sarah Orne Jewett, June 3, 1876
028.  ALS Theophilus Parsons to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
029.  ALS George Wallis Haven to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
030.  ALS George Wallis Haven to Sarah Orne Jewett, March 12, 1895
031.  ALS William Perry to Sarah Orne Jewett, June 4, 1900
032.  ALS C. S. D. to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
033.  ALS H. G. K. to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
034.  ALS William Perry to Sarah Orne Jewett, December 23, 1898
035.  ALS William Perry to Sarah Orne Jewett, June 26, 1877
036.  ALS Frances Perry to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
037.  ALS Clara Garland Goodwin to Sarah Orne Jewett, November 5, 1906
038.  ALS George Ickabod Goodwin to Sarah Orne Jewett, August 12, 1894
039.  ALS Kate Birkhead to Sarah Orne Jewett, March 31, 1872
040.  ALS E.S. Quincy to Sarah Orne Jewett, August 5, 1875
041.  ALS Horace E. Scudder to Sarah Orne Jewett, August 5, 1875
042.  ALS J. L. Whitney to Sarah Orne Jewett, November 1876
043.  ALS Mrs. Hayes Ward to Sarah Orne Jewett, August 30, 1877
044.  ALS Helen D. Sewall to Sarah Orne Jewett, May 8, 1877
045.  ALS Eliza Seeger to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
046.  TL Scribner & Co. to Sarah Orne Jewett, 1873
047.  ALS Mary Mapes Dodge to Sarah Orne Jewett, December 21, 1875
048.  ALS Theo H. Jewett to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
049.  ALS An admirer to Sarah Orne Jewett, September 24, 1889
050.  ALS Mary P. Clafin (?) to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
051.  ALS Mrs. Warren to Sarah Orne Jewett, undated
052.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, 1882
053.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, 1882
054.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, 1881
055.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, undated
056.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, 1902
057.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, November 3, 1908, fragment
058.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, undated
059.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, undated
060.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Annie Fields, undated
061.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Carrie Jewett, ca. 1871
062.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Carrie Jewett, December 30, 1871
063.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Carrie Jewett, undated
064.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Carrie Jewett, undated
065.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
066.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
067.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
068.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, 1893
069.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, March 1902
070.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, April 27, 1903
071.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, September 12, 1900
072.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, September 7, 1900
073.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, September 5, 1900
074.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
075.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
076.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
077.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, November 19, 1881
078.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, July 11, 1900
079.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, July 12, 1900
080.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, August 11, 1900
081.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, ca. 1900
082.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
083.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
084.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
085.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
086.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
087.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, ca. 1990
088.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, ca. 1900
089.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, August 14, 1900
090.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
091.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, August 23, 1900
092.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, September 6, 1900
093.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, April 6, 1885
094.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, April 1, 1885
095.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, March 30, 1885
096.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, March 29, 1885
097.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, May 5, 1893
098.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
099.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, August 7, 1898
100.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
101.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
102.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, ca. 1897
103.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, ca. 1893-94
104.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
105.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
106.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
107.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
108.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
109.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
110.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
111.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
112.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
113.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, July 5, 1901
114.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, June 23, 1901
115.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, June 12, 1901
116.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, August 20, 1894
117.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, July 9, 1901
118.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, September 1, 1900
119.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
120.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
121.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
122.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
123.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
124.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
125.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
126.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
127.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
128.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
129.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, undated
130.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mary Rice Jewett, July 11, 1896
131.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Osgood, March 2, 1878
132.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Mason, November 27, 1878
133.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Louis Holman, ca. 1894
134.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to J. D. Lee, ca. 1894
135.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Daugthers of the Vermont Revolution, February 24, 1895
136.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to H. Butterworth, Esq., undated
137.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Ms. Wallenschlager, April 12, 1885
138.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Ms. Norton, undated
139.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to S. S. McClure, undated
140.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Jules Cretin, August 12, 1887
141.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to fan, August 29, 1895
142.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to unnamed, Nov. 11, 1894
143.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Ms. Remann, June 23, 1885
144.  AL Sarah Orne Jewett to Grace M. Austin, January 8, 1899
145.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to George W. Curtis Esq., March 12, 1887
146.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Edwin A. Norton Esq., May 1891
147.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Cousin Nelly, undated
148.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Thomas Mosher, undated
149.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Townsend, undated
150.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Edith Haven Doe, undated
151.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Eva, undated
152.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Dr. Robert Collyer, DD, August 8, 1885
153.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to My Dear Friend (Dr. Robert Collyer?), May 21, 1897
154.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to My Dear Friend, undated
155.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Bowdoin College President Hyde, December 8, 1888
156.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Bowdoin College President Hyde, undated
157.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to the Castilian Club, undated
158.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett letter fragment, undated
159.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Professor Robinson, undated
160.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Horace Parker Chandler, October 18, 1885
161.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Horace Parker Chandler, August 5, 1885
162.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Horace Parker Chandler, December 9, 1885
163.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Rev.  George Lewis, February 8, 1888
164.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Streat, October 3, 1901
165.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
166.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, August 9, 1900
167.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, May 30, 1901
168.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, October 4, 1901
169.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, April 8, 1902
170.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, May 8, 1902
171.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
172.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
173.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
174.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
175.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
176.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
177.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
178.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
179.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
180.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
181.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
182.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, November 23, 1899
183.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, February 10, 1900
184.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, February 13, 1900
185.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, August 31, 1900
186.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, January 22, 1900
187.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
188.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
189.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Abbie S. Beede, undated
190.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Cushing, undated
190a. ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Clement, June 22, 1894
190b.  ALS Sarah Orne Jewett to Mr. Clement, undated
191.  ALS Annie Fields to Robert Collyer, 1871
192.  ALS Annie Fields to MrS. Arthur Warren, July 1,1889
193.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, June 18, 1902
194.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, June 17, 1902
195.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, July 3, 1902
196.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, July 15, 1902
197.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, July 20, 1903
198.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, July 22, 1903
199.  ALS Annie Fields to MrS. Hosmer, undated
200.  APC Annie Fields to Mary Rice Jewett, April 23, 1910
201.  ALS Annie Fields to Robert Collyer, March 17,1913
202.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, undated
203.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, undated
204.  ALS Annie Fields to Abbie S. Beede, undated
205.  ALS Mary Ann Vincent to Annie Fields, undated
206.  ALS Mary Rice Jewett to Robert Collyer, March 4, 1909
207.  ALS Mary Rice Jewett to Kathy, undated
208.  ALS Rebecca O. Young to Mary Rice Jewett, May 16, 1889
209.  ALS John T. Perry to Mary Jewett, January 4, 1900
210.  ALS H.G.K to Mary Jewett, December 12, 1905
211.  ALS Frances Perry to Mary Jewett, undated
212a. ALS Theodore F. Jewett to wife Olive, March 31,1822
212b.  ALS Theodore F. Jewett to wife Olive, February 19,1826
213.  ALS Theodore H. Jewett to Nathaniel Low, January 19, 1847
214.  ALS Harry Sturdivant to Theodore Jewett, May 31, 1873
215.  ALS Celia Thaxter to niece Eva, January 17, 1887
216.  ALS Binnie McLellan to Sophie E. Perry, January 15, 1885
217.  ALS Kate McLellan to Sophie E. Perry, January 15, 1885
218.  ALS George E. Littlefield to K. B. Lewis, March 1, 1902

III.  Publications

This series includes published copies or photocopies of Jewett's work.

010.  Poem "Dunlure Castle" Harper’s Magazine, November 1883
011.  Poem "The Eagle Trees" Harper’s Magazine, March 1883
012.  Handbound group of short stories from Harper's Monthly Magazine including "Sister Peacham's Return,” ca. 1903
013.  Broadside for "Miss Tempy's Watchers,” undated

IV.  Articles, Reviews, Papers

This series includes newspaper and journal articles, book reviews, scholarly papers on Sarah Orne Jewett.

014.  Three reviews of Deephaven, undated
015.  Review of White Heron in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, February 1887
016.  Journal articles 1950-1988
017.  Newspaper clippings, 1973-1996
018.  "Sarah Orne Jewett" by Willa Cather in the Piper, undated
019.  "Sarah Orne Jewett writes to Hamlin Garland" by James Nagel, N.E. Quarterly, undated
020.  Review of SOJ biography by F.O. Matthiessen, ca. 1929
021.  "We New Englanders...Letters of SOJ to Louise Imogen Guiney" by William L. Lucey, S.J., American Catholic Historical Society, 1959
022.  "New England Matriarch in Sketches of SOJ' by Adele Warren, thesis, 1967
023.  "Sarah Orne Jewett" by Yasuo Hashiguchi, American Literary Review, March 1956
024.  "Verbal Criticism" by Yasuo Hashiguchi, Linguistic Science, II, March 1966
025.  "Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs" by Yasuo Hashiguchi, American Literature n.23, May 1982
026.  "Tidewater" by Nicholas Durso, play with review, 1981
027.  Reprint "Sarah Orne Jewett" by Gwen L. Nagel, Dictionary of Literary Biography, 1982
028.  "Two Maine Authors" by Eleanor V. Hines, Senior Seminar paper, 1983
029.  "A New Spiritual Biography" by Melissa Pennell, Studies in American Fiction, 1990
030.  "Sarah Orne Jewett: Her World and Her Work" by Paula Blanchard, reviews, 1996 
031.  "Unraveling Regions, Unsettling Periods: Sarah Orne Jewett and American Literary History" by June Howard, American Literature, June 1996
032.  "Irish Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett" by Jack Morgan and Louis A. Renza, Maine Times, March 13, 1997, review
033.  Articles 1977-1997 about SOJ's South Berwick home
034.  "Dear Old House and Home" by Marie Donahue, Down East Magazine, 1977
035.  Betty Goodwin interview by Marie Donahue, Lewiston Journal, November 27, 1982
036.  "The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories" edited by Sarah Way Sherman, 1989
037.  "Sarah Orne Jewett, an American Persephone" by Sarah Way Sherman, Maine Sunday Telegram, December 2, 1990
038.  Friends of Sarah Orne Jewett Newsletter and SPNEA guide, 1990-1993
039.  SPNEA SOJ events, flyers and articles, 1995-1996
040.  Article about the Douglas Alvord edition of The White Heron, Maine Sunday Telegram, December 2, 1990
040a.  Web site printout of Jewett houses in South Berwick, April 12, 2005
040b.  Finding aid Bowdoin College Library, 1985
040c.  Yankee Magazine article re: Kent Bicknell
040d.  Letter from Truman Capote to students of Casco (ME) Junior High School--references Country of the Pointed Firs

V.  Photographs

This series has photographs of Jewett, some family and friends, and her home and other locations in South Berwick.

041.  Photograph of SOJ reading by Hollyer
042.  Photograph of SOJ profile
043.  Photograph of SOJ near desk
044.  Photograph of SOJ in academic robes
045.  Photograph of SOJ by Karl Thaxter
046.  Negatives: two of SOJ, one of house
047.  Photograph of Annie Fields
048.  Photographs of Olive Grant
049.  Photograph of John Tucker
050.  Photographs of the exterior of Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick home
051.  Photographs of the interior of Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick home
052.  Framed photograph of the first floor front hall of Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick home
053.  SPNEA photograph of the exterior of Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick home by J. David Bohl, 1984
054.  Photographs of Sarah Orne Jewett's summer home in Tenants Harbor
055.  Photograph of school house in Tenants Harbor
056.  SPNEA photograph of Hamilton House, South Berwick by J. David Bohl, 1984
057.  Photographs of Hamilton House, South Berwick
058.  Gundalow photograph
059.  A printed portrait of SOJ with inscription
060.  Framed portrait of SOJ from book with handwritten inscription, undated

VI.   Memorabilia

This series includes inserts from books in the Jewett collection, programs, obituary, a pitcher, handkerchief, calling cards and a wreath created by Sarah Wyman Whitman.

061.  Insert: Notes and poem
062.  Insert: Scrap with doodles
063.  Insert: John Greenleaf Whittiers' sonnet "Godspeed" copied by Sarah Orne Jewett
064.  A printed photograph of home with inscription to Mrs. Hayes and SOJ signature
065.  A SOJ signature and copy negatives
066.  A SOJ signature, March 31, 1896
067.  A SOJ signature with Arthur Helps quote, April 18, 1878
068.  Insert: Leaf
069.  Insert: Pressed flower
070.  Insert: Pages of notes, unidentified, from Common Book
071.  Insert: Handwritten copy of Thomas Jefferson quote
072.  Oil painting of Exeter, New Hampshire house attributed to SOJ, July 2, 1884
073.  Pitcher
074.  Stained glass wreath by Sarah Wyman Whitman
075.  Handkerchief
076.  Calling cards for Sarah Orne and Mary R. Jewett with case
077.  Bookmark "Xmas, 1890 MOR"
078.  Bookmark Berwick Academy, 1891
079.  Berwick Academy broadside for "The Berwick Scholar,” undated
080.  Chapter "Washburndale" from Robert Collyer to Sarah and Mary Jewett
081.  Obituary and funeral notice for SOJ, June 25, 1909
082.  Pen and ink drawing of SOJ's home by H.E. "Tommy" Thompson, ca. 1930
083.  Printed photograph of the South Berwick house signed by Mary R. Jewett, December 16, 1912
084.  Postcards of three South Berwick locations
085.  Excerpt from "Dogs of Noted Americans" by Gertrude Van R. Wickham prepared by Gary W.  Woolson, 1996
086.  Boston Theatre program for "Modjeska,” 1900
087.  Program for Fogg Memorial Centennial at Berwick Academy, 1994
088.  "At the grave of Sarah Orne Jewett" by Loring William, undated
089.  Portrait of SOJ by Douglas Alvord, 1987
090.  Photograph of portrait of SOJ by Douglas Alvord, 1987
091.  Catalog for the Douglas Alvord exhibition "Sarah Orne Jewett: The Country of the Pointed Firs,” 1991
092.  "Lecture Upon Electricity" by Theo. M.  Jewett, undated

VII.   Family and Business Records

In this series can be found records of purchases and business transactions of Theodore Jewett and other Jewett family members.

093.  Membership list of First Parish Church of South Berwick, February 28, 1828
094.  Maine Medical Association eulogy for Theodore H. Jewett, 1879
095.  Theodore Jewett Eastman obituary, undated
096.  Journal of family expenses, September 8, 1836 to September 8, 1838
097.  Olive Cushing receipt, April 4, 1843
098.  Mr. Jewett receipt, October 2, 1845
099.  T. H. Jewett hotel bill, November 6, 1875
100.  Capt. Theo. F. Jewett receipts, 1836-1843
101.  Capt. Theo. F. Jewett receipts, 1844-1845
102.  James Jewett receipt, May 8, 1801
103.  William D. Jewett CO. receipt, 1836
104.  William D. Jewett CO. receipt, 1839
105.  William D. Jewett CO. receipt, 1840
106.  William D. Jewett CO. receipt, 1841
107.  William D. Jewett CO. receipts, 1842
108.  William D. Jewett CO. receipts, 1843
109.  William D. Jewett CO. receipts, 1844
110.  William D. Jewett CO. receipts, 1845
111.  Poem manuscript "The Mountain Maid's Invitation" by Louise D. Wadsworth (relative)