Poems, Songs, Short Stories, Sheet Music, Artwork
Description of the Papers: The Georgia Shaw Prescott Papers are contained within 3 series. The first series consists of numerous songs and poems all written by her, as well as personal notes and edits of her work. The second series contains sheet music, song lyrics, and essays. The third and final series is comprised of artwork by Ruth Scott (a local artist who collaborated with Georgia Shaw Prescott), newspaper clippings, business letters, and personal letters, in addition to a collection of miscellaneous papers whose purpose is not quite clear. The only known works within this collection that were ever published was “Where Thou Dwellest, I would Dwell,” a song published by Chapel Recording Company whose date of publication is unknown, and “Whispering Winds,” a book of poems written by Georgia which was published in 1969.
Size of Collection: 5 Linear Feet: 2.5 ft.
Georgia Shaw Prescott Papers, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Libraries