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Maine


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • District of Maine
    • Maine (District)
    • Maine (Province)
    • Province of Maine
    • Province of Maine of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
    • State of Maine
    • État du Maine
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        State
    • Descriptor

        (aat) States (political divisions)
    • Descriptor

        U.S. states
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        New England
  • Use For

    • sh85079901
  • Has Demonym

  • Related Terms

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • OCLC - FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)Maine Offsite link
    • WikidataMaine Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
    • WikidataMaine Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
  • Sources

    • found: Lippincott(Maine; in 1652 Maine colonies came under jurisdiction of Massachusetts; confirmed by royal charter, 1691; separated from Massachusetts in 1819; admitted to the Union the following year as part of the Missouri Compromise)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 12, 2008(Province of Maine: orig. settled in 1607 by Plymouth Company, the coastal areas of western Maine first became the Province of Maine in a 1622 land patent; in 1677 sold to Mass. Bay Colony for 1250 pounds and area known as Province of Maine of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; District of Maine: as divided by the Continental Congress in 1778, the District of Maine was the northernmost of three districts in Mass., at the time, composed of York, Cumberland, and Lincoln Counties, the area having been York County, Mass., until the creation of Cumberland and Lincoln in 1760; by 1820, the time of its statehood, Maine would add Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, Penobscot, Somerset, and Washington Counties; Maine became the 23rd state on 15 Mar. 1820 as part of the Missouri Compromise; [the term "District of Maine" is also used to refer to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, whose jurisdiction includes the entire state])
    • found: Wikipedia, August 1, 2018(Maine; State of Maine; État du Maine; U.S. state in the New England region; 45.5°N 69°W)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [AACR 1 form: Maine]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-01-22: new
    • 2018-08-02: revised
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