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Northeast Harbor Library Archives

The Northeast Harbor Library Archives acquires, preserves, arranges, describes, and makes accessible primary and secondary works relevant to the history of the Northeast Harbor Library, the town of Mount Desert (which encompasses the villages of Otter Creek, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Hall Quarry, and Pretty Marsh), and Mount Desert Island.

The purpose of the Archives is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the documentary evidence of the history of the Northeast Harbor Library, the town of Mount Desert (which encompasses the villages of Otter Creek, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Hall Quarry, and Pretty Marsh), and Mount Desert Island. The collections include architectural drawings, maps and atlases, newspapers and clippings, personal papers, manuscripts, business records, photographs, town records, genealogical materials, scrapbooks, books, and a few objects.