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Joseph McKeen, Administrative Records, 1802-1806.

7 folders.

Catalog Number: 1.2.1


Agency History /
Biographical Note:

Joseph McKeen (1757-1807), first President of Bowdoin College, was a graduate of Dartmouth. He was a Congregational minister in Beverly, Massachusetts for sixteen years before accepting the position at Bowdoin, where he served from 1802-1807.

Scope and Content:
General correspondence concerning College affairs. Most primary source material concerning the administration of the College in the early years is found in the records of the Board of Trustees or in the Records of the Faculty which includes the records of the Executive Government. For additional Joseph McKeen material, see the Joseph Mckeen Collection.

Cite as: Joseph McKeen, Administrative Records. George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives. Bowdoin College Library.

Access Restrictions: None.

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