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Maine: State Resource Guide

This guide provides access to digital materials related to the state of Maine at the Library of Congress, as well as links to external websites and a selected print bibliography.


Maine became a state on March 15, 1820 under the Missouri Compromise. It is the largest New England state. The state capital is Augusta.

This guide compiles links to digital materials related to Maine such as books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, photographs, sheet music, and sound recordings that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on Maine and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers.