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College Buildings, 1798- .

Subject Files
5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 1.13.1

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Series Description:
Files include building specifications, correspondence with architects and construction companies, estimates, dedication programs, printed ephemera, clippings, slides and photographs.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.
General Note: Fliers and brochures regarding building dedications can also be found in:Office of Events and Summer Programs Records: Academic Year Programs
Restrictions: None.


Architectural Plans and Drawings
3 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 1.13.2

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Series Description:
Contains architectural plans for a number of College buildings, including the Chapel, Hubbard Hall, the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library, Massachusetts Hall, and the Senior Center.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by building or category.
General Note: Oversize plans (not listed here) are located in the flat file storage area of Special Collections & Archives.
Restrictions: None.


Campus Maps, Plans and Views
1825- , 3 linear feet
Catalog Number: 1.13.3

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Series Description:
Plans, views, and maps of Bowdoin College and its environs. See Gerard Brault's "A Checklist of Portraits of the Campus of Bowdoin College before the Civil War" for more information on the pre-1860 campus views listed.
Arrangement: Chronological.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Realia
3 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 1.13.4

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Series Description:
This series contains trowels used in groundbreaking ceremonies, construction artifacts, ceramic tiles with images of College buildings, wooden replicas and other objects related to College buildings.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by building.
General Note:
Restrictions: None.


Patricia McGraw Anderson College Buildings Research Files, 1984-1990, n.d.
2.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:1.13.5

Series Description:
Patricia McGraw Anderson's research files centering on Bowdoin College architectural history. The research was for her book, "The Architecture of Bowdoin College," published by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in 1988. Also included are photographs and negatives taken by Richard Cheek for use or possible use in the book. Digital versions of these images are available.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


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