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Office of Admissions: Records and Publications, 1860-

Admissions records and entrance examinations, 1860-
1.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number:2.2.1

v

Series Description:
This series contains entrance examinations and lists of candidates for admission to the College from 1860. These examinations, which were used as the main criterion for admission to the College from 1802 to about 1960, cover general academic subjects including Latin, Algebra, Greek, and English. Announcements for the examinations, reports, articles, and materials concerning entrance examinations are included.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Viewbooks, 1905-
2.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number:

2.2.2

v

Series Description:
This series contains viewbooks produced by the Office of Admissions for prospective students from 1905. These viewbooks provide general information about the College and profile the academic program, student life and the campus.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Academic brochures, 1977-
1 linear foot.
Catalog Number:

2.2.3

v

Series Description:
Series contains brochures offered to prospective students regarding individual academic departments from 1977. These brochures cover general information about the curriculum, major and minor programs, independent study and honors program, facilities and resources, and department faculty. Information about majors' careers is also provided.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by department.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Maps, Brochures, and Posters, 1944-
0.75 linear feet.
Catalog Number:

2.2.4

v

Series Description:
General admissions brochures and maps from 1944. This series also includes posters and other publicity information, class profiles, brochures addressing "Blacks at Bowdoin," and manuals for Bowdoin alumni who interview prospective applicants for the admissions office.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


General notices and correspondence, 1904-
0.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number:

2.2.5

v

Series Description:
Series contains general announcements and notices produced by the Office of Admissions from 1904. Earlier material is primarily information regarding scholarships and entrance examinations. Records from 1960-1990 include the Maine Day program and records concerning increasing the size of the student body.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Application Booklets, 1991-1997, 2000
0.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number:

2.2.6

v

Series Description:
This series consists of booklets containing application forms and materials such as teacher recommendation and financial aid forms. Included are the 1991-1992 application for the 1992-1993 academic year through the 1996-1997 application for the 1997-1998 academic year. There is also a 2000 application for a Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Leadership Scholarship.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


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