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Library Records, 1802- .


Historical records, 1802- , n.d.

Catalog Number: 5.1.1


Volume 1 Record Book of the Library, 1803-1807
2 Catalog of Books ... July 4, 1808
3 Record Book of the Library, 1808-1811
4 Record Book of the Library, 1810-1820
5 Record Book of the Library, 1818-1823
6 Catalog of the Library, 1821 (3 copies, c.3 has values or costs of books penciled in; date of notations unknown)
c.2 vlt 7 Catalog of the Library, 1821, interleaved and updated (2 copies, c.2 includes autograph notes by College Librarian Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
8 Record Book of the Library, 1825-1830
9 Record Book of the Library, [1829-1837]
10 Alcove Catalog 1829
11 Imported Books, 1831-48
12 Circulation Record Book, March 1838-April 1839
Ovsvol. 13 Record Book of the Library, 1840-43
14 Record Book of the Library to the Officers (1840-59)
Ovsvol. 15 Accession Book 1849-1854
16 Alcove Catalogue, alcoves 33-36 [ca.1853]
17 Alcove Catalogue, alcoves 37-41 [ca.1853]
Ovsvol. 18 Accession Book 1857-59
Ovsvol. 19 Record Book of the Library, 1859-1860
20 Catalog of the Library 1863
Ovsvol. 21 Accession Book 1864-69
Ovsvol. 22 Record Book of the Library, 1867-1868
23 Record Book of the Library to the Officers 1868-1881
Ovsvol. 24 Accession Book 1869-73
Ovsvol. 25 Library Record Book, 1869-1870
Ovsvol. 26-27 Record Book of the Library, 1869-70, 1870-72
Ovsvol. 28-29 Record Book of the Library 1872-73, 1973-74
Ovsvol. 30 Library Accession Book 1874-1883
Ovsvol. 31-34 Record Book of the Library 1874-75, 1875-77, 1877-79, 1879-81
Ovsvol. 35 Library Record Book Part 1 1882-87
36 Record Book of the Library Part 2 1882-87
Ovsvol. 37-38 Library Catalog Volume 1 & 2 Ca. 1883
Ovsvol. 39 Accessions 1883-1886
40 Accession Book - Pamphlets 1886-1894
Ovsvol. 41 Accessions 1887-1889
Ovsvol. 42 Record Book of the Library 1887-90
Ovsvol. 43 Library Record Book 1890-92
Ovsvol. 97 Library Scrapbook 1891-1913
Ovsvol. 44 Accessions 1892
Ovsvol. 45 Record Book of the Library 1892-94
Ovsvol. 46 Accessions 1893-95
Ovsvol. 47 Library Loan Book 1894-95
Ovsvol. 48 Accessions 1895-97
Ovsvol. 49-50 Record Book of the Library 1895-96, 1896-97
Ovsvol. 51 Accessions 1897-1899
Ovsvol. 52 Charging Book 1898
Ovsvol. 53 Accessions 1899-1901
Ovsvol. 54 Library Record Book 1899-1900
Ovsvol. 55 Library Catalogue of Books Ca. 1900
Ovsvol. 56-57 Catalogue of Books in the Library Vol. I-P, Vol. Q-Z
Ovsvol. 58-59 Accessions 1901-1903, 1903-1905
60 Library Day Book 1904-1905
Ovsvol. 61 Accessions 1906-1908
62 Library Scrapbook 1907-1917
Ovsvol. 63-72 Accessions 1908-1910, 1910-1911, 1911, 1911-1913, 1913-1915, 1915-1917, 1917-1919, 1920-1922, 1922-1924, 1927-1926
73 Library Scrapbook (1925-60)
Ovsvol. 74-75 Accessions 1926-1928, 1928-1929
76 Books in Alumni Cases [ca. 1940]
77-78 Notes of Ken Boyer, unpublished, 1944- 1957. 1957-1961
Ovsvol. 79-95 Account Books 1966; 1967; 1967-68; 1968- 69; 1969-1970; 1970-71, 1971-72; 1972-73, 1973-74; 1973-74, 1974-1975, 1975-76; 1974-75, 1975-76; 1976-77, 1977-78; 1978-79, 1979-80; 1980-81, 1981-82; 1982-83, 1983-84; 1984-85, 1985-86; 1986-87, 1987-88; 1988-89, 1989-90; 1990-91, 1991-92
96 Register of visitors, Abbott Memorial Room, 1907-1968
Box 1
Folder 1-2 Library, Undated
3 Invoice of Books Purchased with Mme.Elizabeth Bowdoin's Gift of 100 Pounds. (1802?)
4 President Appleton to Benjamin Vaughan, Brunswick (photocopy from Massachusetts Historical Society), 1810 Jul 31
5 John Abbot to Thomas Winthrop, Dec. 21, 1811
6 Library, 1816
7 Subscribers and Subscriptions, 1817
8-12 Library, 1818-1827
13-26 Library, 1829-1883
27 Library, 1885-1892
28 Library, 1893-1902
29 Ephemera, 1893-1902
30 Correspondence, 1903
31 Ephemera, 1903
32 Correspondence, 1904
33 Ephemera, 1904
34 Correspondence, 1905-1906
35 Ephemera, 1905-1906
36 Covers (Library Committee Meeting Reports), 1905-1906
37 Correspondence, 1907-1910
38 Ephemera, 1907-1910
39-40 Correspondence, 1911-1920
Box 2
Folder 1 Ephemera, 1916-1920
2 Correspondence, 1921-1927
3 Ephemera, 1921-1927
4 Correspondence, 1930-1948
5 Ephemera, 1952-1964
6-7 Correspondence, 1952-1964
8-9 Library Papers, 1958-1959, 1961
10 Library, 1962-1964
11 Correspondence - Memoranda on H-LLibrary Policies, 1965
12-15 Correspondence and Ephemera, 1966-1987
16 Faculty Studies, 1972
17 Provenance (Clippings), undated
18 Library, 1905-1955
19-20 Library Papers, 1957-1960
21-24 Library, 1959-1962, 1964-1967
25 Hawthorne-Longfellow Library Dedication, 1966
Box 3
Folder 1-19 Library, 1968-1986
20-22 Library Papers, 1986-1988
Volume 98 Photograph album of Library celebrations, including Arthur Monke's 25 years of service, 1987-1988
Box 3
Folder 23 Correspondence and Ephemera, 1988-
24-25 Library Papers, 1/1989-4/30/1990
Box 4
Folder 1-10 Library Papers, 5/1990-9/1993
11 Library Papers, 1993 Retirement Party
12 Music in the Library series - flyers, 1995-2004
ARealia Box 6 T-shirt, "The Bowdoin College Library, A Moveable Feast!" made up during Library renovations, 2000-2001
Box 4
Folder 13 Library Papers, miscellaneous undated (prior to 2007)
14 Ephemera, 2007-

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Reports of the Librarian, 1886-1990

Catalog Number: 5.1.2


Note: Informal Librarian's reports prior to 1885 and the 1st formal Report (1885) are contained in the Visiting Committee Reports
Volume 1 Reports of Librarian, 1885-1904
Box 1
Folder 1-14 Reports of the Librarian, 1885-1905 Note: The Librarian's Report was published as a number of the Bowdoin College Bulletin from 1906-07 thru 1943-44
Bulletin #12 1906-07
Bulletin #18 1907-08
Bulletin #24 1908-09
Bulletin #28 1909-10
Bulletin #34 1910-11
Bulletin #41-2 1911-12
Bulletin #47-2 1912-13
Bulletin #53-2 1913-14
Bulletin #58 1914-15
Bulletin #64-2 1915-16
Bulletin #72 1916-17
Bulletin #80 1917-18
Bulletin #90 1918-19
Bulletin #101 1919-20
Bulletin #110 1920-21
Bulletin #119 1921-22
Bulletin #127 1922-23
Bulletin #134 1923-24
Bulletin #144 1924-25
Bulletin #156 1925-26
Bulletin #165 1926-27
Bulletin #176 1927-28
Bulletin #181 1928-29
Bulletin #187 1929-30
Bulletin #196 1930-31
Bulletin #203 1931-32
Bulletin #211 1932-33
Bulletin #220 1933-34
Bulletin #225 1934-35
Bulletin #230 1935-36
Bulletin #236 1936-37
Bulletin #241 1937-38
Bulletin #247 1938-39
Bulletin #252 1939-40
Bulletin #258 1940-41
Bulletin #264 1941-42
Bulletin #265 1942-43
Bulletin #274 1943-44
Note: The Librarian's Report was incorporated into the President's Report from 1945 to 1990
Volume 4 Librarian's Reports 1884-1900
Volume 5 Bibliographical Contributions[Extensive Librarian's Report] Vol. 1-10 1891-1900
6 Bowdoin College Library Bulletin including the Obituary Record and the Reports of the Librarian Nos. 1-4 June 1891-June 1895

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Publications of the Library, 1891-

Catalog Number: 5.1.3


Volume 1 Bowdoin College Library Bulletin Nos. 1--40 (1942-48)
2 Bowdoin College Library Bulletin Nos. 41-78 (1948-53)
Box 1
Folder 1-4 Library Bulletin, Nos. 1-4 (1891-1895)
5-42 Library Bulletin, Nos. 10, 15, 17-19, 24-26, 30-43, 46-48, 50-140 (1942-1968)
43 Library Bulletin Mailing List
44-53 Bibliographical Contributions, Nos. 1-10 (1891-1900)
54 A Gift to Bowdoin College by Henry W. Longfellow, 1963
55 Hawthorne-Longfellow Library...A Brief Guide..., 1966
56 Some Aspects of Maine, 1970
57 A Century and a Half of French Illustrations, 1973
58 Guide to Library Services, Aug 1991
59 Guidelines for Honors Projects, 1998 Mar
60-63 Information Sheets, Jan. 1987, Aug. 1987, Aug. 1988, Aug. 1989
64 Information Sheets, Aug. 1993
65 Circulation Department newsletter, "On the Fly," 1996 Oct
66 From the Library, the Bowdoin College Library Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1996 Jan - 2004 Apr
67 From the Library, the Bowdoin College Library Newsletter, 2004 Sep - 2007 Apr
68 From the Library, the Bowdoin College Library Newsletter, 2009 Oct -

Volume 3 New Books Added, Nos. 1-100
Volume 4 New Books Added, Nos. 101-106, 109-200
Box 2
Folder 1-16 New Books Added, Nos. 107, 201-657
Box 3
Folder 1-16 New Books Added, Nos. 658-1007
17 New Audio-Visual Material, Nos. 1-14
18 Library Rededication CD Rom 8 Feb. 2002
19 The Bowdon College Library, brochure [2003-2004]

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Library office files, memoranda and correspondence, 1961-

Catalog Number: 5.1.4


Box 1
Folder 1-2 1961-1963, Correspondence A-Z
3-20 1963-1964, Memos A-R
21-48 1964-1965, A-Z
Box 2
Folder 1-30 1965-1967, A-Z
31-35 1967-1969, A-B
Box 3
Folder 1-48 1967-1969, C-Z
Box 4
Folder 1-32 1969, Memos A-Z
Box 5
Folder 1-31 1969-1970, A-Z
32-46 1971-1973, A-L
Box 6
Folder 1-12 1971-1973, M-Z
13-44 1974-1978, A-L
Box 7
Folder 1-25 1974-1978, M-Z
26-48 1979-1981, A-Q
Box 8
Folder 1-7 1979-1981, R-Z
8-25 1982-1984, A-Z
26-38 1985-1987, A-H
Box 9
Folder 1-18 1985-1987, I-Z
19-44 1988-1990, A-Z
Box 10
Folder 1-46 ACRL - Building
Box 11
Folder 1 Bliss Room - Donation Descriptions
Box 12
Folder 1-45 Cataloging - Friends of the Bowdoin Library Association
Box 13
Folder 1-48 Friends of Kate Furbish - Library Committee Memoranda
Box 14
Folder 1-34 Library Construction - Metcalf Survey of Maine Librarians
Box 15
Folder 1-42 Myrtle - New Library, Furniture
Box 16
Folder 1-39 New Library, Moving - Statistics, Acquisitions
Box 16a
Folder 1-14 Oberlin Group annual meeting, Bowdoin College, 2006 Oct 15-17
Folder 15 Staff snapshots, 1990s-2000s?
Folder 16 Staff snapshots, retreat, 1994?
Box 17
Folder 1-48 Statistics, Cataloging - Zendzian, Lynda
49 41806

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Library office files, gift records, 1935-

Catalog Number: 5.1.5


Box 1
Folder 1-21 Gifts, Pre-1961, A-H, J-P, R-W, Y
22-24 Gift Acknowledgements, 1965-1968
25-73 Gift Acknowledgements, A-Z
Box 2
Folder 1-24 Gift Acknowledgements, 1978-1979
25 Endowed Library Funds According to the Date of their Founding
26 Gift Acknowledgements, 1980
27-33 Acknowledgements, 1981, 3/1/1982-6/30/1988
34 Gifts
35 Gifts/Acknowledgements
36-39 Acknowledgements for Gifts, 7/1/1989- 6/30/1992
40 Books on Order as of July 1, 1990
Box 3
Folder 1-56 Gift Acknowledgements, Bearce- Transportation
57-72 Gift Acknowledgements, Appraisals, 1967- 1980, 1982-1986
73 Gift Acknowledgements, Appraisals for Insurance Purposes

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Library office files, financial records, 1883-1983

Catalog Number: 5.1.6


Volume 1 Library Account Book, 1887-1901
2 Library Account Book, 1921-1924
3 Receipts and Disbursements 1925-28
4 Receipts and Disbursements 1928-33
5 Financial Record 2/27/61-10/30/61
6 Financial Record 10/30/61-12/4/62
7 Employee and Financial Record, 1968-1972
Ovsvol. 8 [Financial Record - Books, 1973-1976]
9 Accounts of Librarian (G.T.L.), 1913-1917
10 Accounts of Librarian, 1917-[1944]
11 Summary of Finances, 1915-1926
12 Financial Record, 1979-1980
13 Financial Record, 1982-1983
Box 1
Folder 1 Account Book, 1883-1886
2 Receipts and Disbursements (Financial Record), 1924-1925
3-26 Financial Record, Oct. 3, 1933-Mar. 31, 1956

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Library office files, departmental records, 1963-

Catalog Number: 5.1.7


Box 1 [PUBLIC SERVICES]:
Folder 1-25 Reference Librarian,A-W, 1966-69
Folder 26-27 Reference Librarian, Statistics, 1969-70
28 Statistics, 1963-92
29 Arrangement of the Dictionary Catalog, 1968
30 Memoranda, 1991-1993
31 OPAC Implementation, 1991-93
Box 2 Paper card catalog examples

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Library office files, automation records, 1986-1990

Catalog Number: 5.1.8


Box 1
Folder 1 CBB Automation Committee
2 CBB Automation Committee, minutes 1986
3 Information System Consultants, Inc., review of RFP
4 Request for Proposal, February 1, 1987
5 III - Questions for and replies from
6 Database Management Subsystem Working Group
7 Circulation/Reserves Task Force
8 Bibliographic Record Conversion Committee
9 Item Record Creation Project
10 Barcoding

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Library bookplates, 1802-

Catalog Number: 5.1.9


Box 1 Abbott Memorial Collection to Roger Howell
2 John Hubbard to Mary Curtis Zimbalist
3 Oversize and Correspondence
Ovsvol. Volume 1 Bookplates of Bowdoin College Library [19th century]

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Library Exhibits, 1965- , [1965-2000]

Catalog Number: 5.1.10


Box 1
Folder 1 Thanksgiving Proclamations and Sermons, 1965
2 Hawthorne-Longfellow, 1966
3 Captain John Thomas, Shipmaster, 1966
4 Lincoln and Washington
5 Books on Polar Voyages, 17th and 18th centuries, 1967
6 William DeWitt Hyde, 1967
7 Louis Agassiz, 1967
8 Negro History Week, 1968
9 Chess Sets, 1968
10 New England Conference on British Studies, 1968
11 Fine Leather Bindings from the Bliss Room, 1968
12 Early U.S. Documents, 1968
13 Longfellow in Music, 1968
14 Marguerite Yourcenar, 1968
15 Charts from The Atlantis Neptune, 1968
16 Ms. Plan of 1772 Survey of Lands in Bowdoinham, 1968
17 The Anthoensen Press, 1968
18 Political Campaign Literature, 1968
19 Artine Artinian's Collection of Original Drawings by French Writers, 1968
20 German Incunabula, 1969
21 Maritime Manuscripts, 1969
22 World War I and World War II and Russian Revolutionary Posters, 1969
23 Books in Manuscripts-Abbott to Yourcenar, 1969
24 Governor Bowdoin and his family, 1969-1970
25 Erasmus, 1969
Russian Postage Stamps, 1969
Rudolf Ackerman, 1969
Ivy Day at Bowdoin, 1969
Log of the "Tamerlane," 1969
Negro Graduates of Bowdoin, 1969
26 Black History and Slavery, 1970
27 Some Aspects of Maine-A Sesquicentennial Celebration, 1970
28 British Printing before 1640, 1970
29 Artine Artinian's Collection of Photographs of French Authors, 1970-1971
Box 2
Folder 1 West European Incunabula, 1971
2 100 Years of Student Publications-Featuring the Orient, 1971
3 Natural History in the 19th Century, 1971
4 U.S. Postage Stamp Collection of Crockett '20, 1972
5 Maine Historical Society Centennial, 1972
The Limited Editions Club Volumes, 1972
6 The Making of a Book: Livingston & Van Cleve, 1972
7 The Gehenna Press, 1973
8 North American Indians by Edward S. Curtis, 1973
9 Selected Acquisitions, 1973
10 A Century and a Half of French Illustrators, 1973-1974
11 Fine Bindings, 1974
12 Kate Douglas Wiggin Collection, 1974
13 Five Centuries of the Bible, 1974
14 Maps and Atlases, 1975
15 The Class of 1825, 1975
16 Early Illustrated Books, 1975-1976
17 The Anthoensen Press, 1925-1975, 1976
Box 3
Folder 1 George Washington, 1976
2 Hawthorne, 1976-1977
3 Museum Without Walls, 1977
4 The Class of 1877 (with one case on R.E. Peary), 1977
5 North American Indians, 1977
6 Seashores, Sails and Saltwater, 1977
7 William Blake, 1978
8 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 1978
9 Fifty Years: The Class of 1929, 1979
10 A Collection of Children's Literature, 1979
11 Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1979
12 Edison's Incandescent Lamp, 1979
13 Shakespeare at Bowdoin, 1979-1980
14 Fifty Years: The Class of 1930, 1980
15 Selections from the Bowdoin Curriculum, 1980
16 Helen Keller-100th Anniversary, 1980
17 Bowdoin Men of Science, 1980
18 Pierre Jean de Beranger, 1980
19 Bricks and Benefactors, 1980
20 One-Armed Soldier Chief (O.O. Howard), 1980-1981
21 Result of an Inquiry into a Dispute, 1980-1981
22 Memorabilia and Miscellany, 1981
23 From Manuscript to Print, 1981
24 From Homer to Suetonius, 1981
25 The Faculty Publishes, 1981
Selected Acquistions from Special Collections, 1981
Box 4
Folder 1 Fifty Years: The Class of 1931, 1981
2 Russian Culture in Art and Literature, 1981
3 Kate Furbish and Abbie Huston Evans, 1981
4 "In That Proud Company," Sons of Bowdoin, 1981
5 Twelve Presidents: 1794-1981, 1981
6 An Historical Overview of Arctic Exploration, 1982
7 Presidential Commemorative Exhibits, 1982
8 Curtis Indian Prints, 1982
9 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1982
10 Fifty Years: The Class of 1932, 1982
11 The Art of Rockwell Kent, 1982
12 Unitarian-Universalism: Origins and Development, 1982
13 Banned Books, 1982
14 American Domestic Propaganda During the World Wars, 1982-1983
15 Four Maine Families: the Abbotts, the Hamlins, the Thachers, the Fessendens, 1982-1983
16 Christmas/Hanukkah Exhibits, 1982
17 The Publications of the Limited Editions Club, 1983
18 25,000 Years of Fashion, 1983
19 Roscoe Henderson Hupper: A Centennial, 1983
20 The Bowdoins and the Vaughans: Enlightenment Exemplars, 1983
Box 5
Folder 1 Fifty Years: The Class of 1933, 1983
2 Faculty Publications, 1983-1984
3 Peary's Arctic, 1984
4 Fifty Years: The Class of 1934, 1984
5 The Yourcenar Collection, 1984
6 Anthoensen Press Books, 1984
7 Denis Diderot: 200th Anniversary, 1984
8 Ann Lee: 200th Anniversary, 1984
9 An Exhibit to Accompany the Symposium "Print and Protest in the Age of Luther," 1984
10 Image and Text: The Illustrated Book, 1984-1985
11 The Anthoensen Press, 1985
12 Dante Exhibit, 1985
13 A Special Collections Sampler, 1985
14 John James Audubon: A Commemorative Exhibit, 1985
15 Book Show Award Winners, 1985
16 Fifty Years: The Class of 1935, 1985
17 Helen Hunt Jackson: 100th Anniversary Commemoration, 1985
18 Presidential Autographs: Washington to LBJ, 1985-1986
19 Professor Robert Skloot, 1985
20 Fine Print Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary, 1985-1986
21 Halley's Comet, 1985-1986
22 Selections from the McKim, Mead & White Portfolios, 1986
23 Bach-Handel-Scarlatti, 1986
Evangeline, 1986
Professor Hall, 1986
In Celebration of Longfellow's Birthday, 1987
Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes, 1987
24 Bach-Handel-Scarlatti: Tricentennial, 1986
25 Selected Books from the Thomas Wallcut Collection, 1986
26 Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth, 1986
27 Curtis Indian Prints, 1986
28 Three Black Leaders of the Nineteenth Century, 1986
29 The British Imprint Books in Special Collections, 1986
30 Fifty Years: The Class of 1936, 1986
31 From the Hawthorne Collection, 1986-1987
Box 6
Folder 1 New England Book Show Award Winners, 1986
2 J.C. Robin McKinley, 1986
Robert Ashley, 1986
The Dore Gallery, 1986
3 Biblia Pantioa: Greek Books from Special Collections, 1986
4 Richard Kenneth Barksdale, 1986
5 Celtic Ireland, 1987
6 Famous Names: Letters from the Lyman Abbott Autograph Collection, 1987
7 Bowdoin's Nineteenth Century Missionaries Abroad and Missionary Bibles, 1987
8 Fifty Years: The Class of 1937, 1987
9 "Honoris Causa...": The 1987 Honorary Degree Recipients, 1987
10 The Faculty Publications, 1987
11 Bricks and Benefactors: Athletic Buildings, 1987
Bricks and Benefactors: President's House During KCMS administration, 1987
12 New England Book Show Award Winners, 1987
13 In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age, 1987
14 The Orient: Retrospective, 1987-1988
15 Seven Centuries of the Bible, 1987
16 Miscellaneous, 1987
17 Glimpses into the History of Western Science, 1988
18 The Cilley Graves Duel, 1988
19 In Memoriam: Richard Barksdale Harwell, 1988
20 The New England Book Show Award Winners, 1988
21 Fifty Years: The Class of 1938, 1988
22 Life at Bowdoin: 1829 & 1871, 1988
23 Birds of the Pacific Slope, 1988
24 At a Turning Century: French Illustrated Books from the Bliss Room Collection, 1988
Box 7
Folder 1 Special Collections Sampler: A Second Look, 1989
2 The Twentieth Anniversary of the Afro-American Society, 1989
3 Slavery through the Beginnings of Freedom, 1989
4 Fox Talbot's The Pencil of Nature, 1989
5 Twelve Original Illustrations by Hrano Janto, 1989
6 Ansel Adams Photographic Vision, 1989
7 In Memoriam: Roger Howell Jr., 1989
8 Leonard Baskin and his Gehenna Press, 1990
9 The Illuminated Printing of William Blake, 1990
10 In Celebration of New England Archives Week, 1990
11 Life Goes to a Houseparty, 1990
The Writings of Vance Bourjaily, 1990
Arthur LeRoy Greason: President of Bowdoin, 1990
12 Fifty Years: The Class of 1940, 1990
13 The New England Book Show Award Winners, 1990
14 The Whimsical and Fantastic World of Arthur Rackham, 1990-1991
15 The Historical Bowdoin Library, 1990-1991
16 A Plethora of Miscellany, 1990-1991
17 A Sampling of John Gould, 1991
18 Arms & Armor: Titles from the Anthoensen Press, 1991
Tom Killian's Walls, 1991
19 Professor Ernst Christian Helmreich, 1991
20 Fifty Years: The Class of 1941, 1991
21 The Advent of Women at Bowdoin, 1991-1992
22 Antiquaria from the Howell Estate, 1991-1992
23 Book Show miscellany, 1989-
Box 8
Folder 1 Islands of Storm: Photographs of James Charles Roy, 1992
2 The U.S. Exploring Expedition: 1838-1842, 1992
3 Fifty Years: The Class of 1942, 1992
4 Anti-Slavery Materials of Bowdoin College, 1992
5 Edward S. Curtis's Images of the North American Indian, 1992-1993
6 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1993
Georgia O'Keefe, 1992-1993
7 The Flora of Maine: The Drawings of Kate Furbish, 1992-1993
8 From the Press of Elfride Abbe, 1993
World War II posters, 1993
9 Selections from the Wiepert Bookplate
Collection, 1993 Feb - 1993 Jul
10 The New England Book Show Award Winners, 1993
11 Commemorating Roger Howell, 1993
12 In Memoriam: Louis Oxborne Coxe and William Taylor Hughes, 1993
13 Arion Press, 1993-1994
14 The Hawthorne-Longfellow Library Then...and Now, 1993
Commemorating Chamberlain and Gettysburg, 1993
15 A Small College in Maine, 1993-1994
16 The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, 1993
17 Eisenstaedt at Bowdoin College, 1993-1994
18 History Institute, 1993
Charter, 1993-1994
Arts Institute, 1994
Yesterday's Library, 1994
19 Fifty Years: The Class of 1943, 1993
20 Women's History Month: A Celebration in Letters, 1994
21 Christopher Columbus in Facsimile, 1994
22 The New England Book Show Award Winners, 1994
23 Generations of Labor, 1994
24 Selections from Four Portfolios, 1994-1995
25 A Few Fascinating Facsimiles, or, Some Splendid Sources for Scholars, 1994-1995
26 Women's History Month, 1995
Box 9
Folder 1 Arctic Memorabilia, 1995
African-American History Month, 1995
Camden's Britania, 1995
2 Images of the College: A Photographic Retrospective, 1995
3 From the Kate Furbish Collection, 1995-1996
4 The Civil War: Images, Manuscripts and Memorabilia from Special Collections
5 Grand Army of Women, 1995
6 The Leader from Maine: George J. Mitchell, Jr., 1995-1996
7 From the Thomas Brackett Reed Collection [letters of T.Roosevelt and TBR], 1995-1996
Walking Sticks from the Abbott Memorial Collection, 1995-1996
8 Four Women: A Celebration of Black History Month and Women's History Month, 1996
9 Celebrating 100 Years of X-Rays at Bowdoin College, 1996
10 Four Collections: Selections from the Branch Libraries, 1996
11 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 1996
12 Bowdoin goes to War: 1943-1944, 1996
13 Bowdoin's Danteiana: With an Emphasis on the Inferno, 1997
14 The History of Women at Bowdoin: A Brief Overview, 1997
15 Blissful Books and Bindings, 1998
16 Relics of the Civil War, 1998-1999
17 Gardens, Farms, Ferns & Herbs: Notable Botanical Books, 1998-1999
18 From the Charles H. Livingston French Autograph Collection, 1998
19 Selections from The Odyssey, 1998
20 William Pitt Fessenden and the Impeachment Trial of 1868, 1999
21 Matthew Henson: Arctic Explorer, 1999
22 Women's Diaries from Special Collections, 1999
23 W.E.B. Dubois and David Levering Lewis, 1999
24 Fifty Years: The Class of 1949, 1999
25 Rail and Sail in Nineteenth Century New England, 1999
Box 10
Folder 1 A Gathering of Poets, 1999
2 Feathered Fancies: An Ornithological Celebration, unknown, late 1990s
3 Digging into Bowdoin's Past: Archaeological and Archival Discoveries, 1999-2000
4 Flowers of the Air: Butterflies from Special Collections, 1999-2000
5 Documenting our African-American Heritage, 2000
6 Moby Dick, 2000
7 Longfellow as Translator, 2000
8 Fifty Years: The Class of 1950, 2000
9 Bowdoin's Political Progeny: On the Campaign Trail, 2000

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Library Exhibits, 1965- , [2001-2010]

Catalog Number: 5.1.10


Box 10
Folder 10 John Gould, 2001
11 Fifty Years: The Class of 1951, 2001
12 Between the Covers (Library history exhibit), 2001-2002
13-30 Between the Covers (Library history exhibit), research files, 2001-2002
31 Hawthorne and Longfellow, 2001 fall
32 Bowdoin's First Class, 2002 spring
33 The Class of 1952, 2002 spring
34 The Civil War: Alumni College 2002, 2002 summer
35 "Old Wine in New Bottles": Publishing Old Texts in New Ways, 2002 fall and 2003 spring
36 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2002 fall and 2003 spring
37 Bowdoin College Class of 1953 Celebrating their 50th Anniversary, 2003 May-Jun
38 "Wynken, Blynken and Nod": an illustration by Barbara Cooney Porter, L.H.D. '96, program for dedication, 2003 May 31
39 "Declarations of Service...": Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain as Soldier, as Scholar, 2003 summer
40 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2003 Sep - 2004 Apr
41 Bowdoin's Literary Legacy: A Selection of First Editions from Bowdoin Authors, 2003 Sep - 2004 Aug
42 A Medieval Miscellany, an exhibitioncelebrating the annual meeting of the Maine Medievalist Association, 2003 Oct 31 - 2003 Nov 4
43 Artists' Books from the Collections, 2004 Jan 20 - 2004 Mar 31
44 Holding In, Holding On: Artist's Books by Martha A. Hall, 2004 Jan 20 - 2004 Mar 31
45 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2004 May - 2004 Dec
46 Bowdoin College Class of 1954 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2004 May - Sep
47 This Book Is Mine: Books at Bowdoin Formerly Owned by Others, 2004 May 24 - 2004 Jul
48 Uncommon Service for the Common Good: Sen. George J. Mitchell (Bowdoin 1954), 2004 May 24 - 2004 Jun 24
49 Picturing Nature: Revealing American Flora and Fauna through Artistry and Illustration, 2004 Sep - 2004 Dec
50 Threatened and Endangered: Artist's Books created by Rebecca Goodale, 2004 Sep - 2004 Dec
51 The Song of Hiawatha 1855-2005: In Commemoration of Longfellow Days, February 2005, 2005 Feb 24 - Feb 27
52 Faculty Publications from Bowdoin's Past: A Sampler of Works Reflecting Bowdoin's Scholarly Legacy, 2005 Jan 28 - May 11
53 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2005 Feb - May
54 Celebrating Bowdoin's 200th Commencement, 2005 May 23-31
55 Bowdoin College Class of 1955 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2005 Jun 1-6
Box 11
Folder 1 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2005 Sep - 2006 May
2 Le Grand Siecle: 17th-Century French Sources from Bowdoin's Special Collections, 2005 Oct - 2006 Feb
3 Beautifully Bound: Designer bindings, artists' books, and livres d'artiste from the Jane Webster Pearce Collection, 2006 Apr-Jul
4 Bowdoin College Class of 1956 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2006 May-Aug
5 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2006 Fall
6 50 Books, 2006 Oct 6 - Dec 8
7 Resources in Africana Studies: An exhibit celebrating Africana Studies at Bowdoin and Black History Month, 2007 Feb
8 Of Time, Place, and Circumstance: An exhibition celebrating the bicentennial of Longfellow's birth, 2007 Feb-June
9 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2007 Spring
10 Bowdoin College Class of 1957 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2007 May-Aug
11 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2007 Fall
12 "Perfect in all Particulars": An exhibition celebrating the Walker Art Building and the reopening of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art," 2007 Fall
13 A Gift of Flowers: An Exhibition of Floral Images from Special Collections Commemorating the Centennial of Kate Furbish's "Flora of Maine," 2008 Spring
14 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2008 Spring
15 Bowdoin College Class of 1958 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2008 May-Aug
16 Longfellow's 50th Reunion Poem: The Class of 1958 Remembers, 2008 May-Aug
17 Display for the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, 2008 Jun 12-15
18 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2008 Sep-2009 Aug
19 Peculiar Obligations: An Exhibition Celebrating the Dedication of the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, 2008 Fall
20 Peculiar Occupations: Bits and Blasts from Bowdoin's Strange Past, 2008 Fall
21 Reaching for the Pole: An exhibition celebrating the centennial of Peary's North Pole expedition, 2009 Spring
22 Bowdoin College Class of 1959 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2009 May-Aug
23 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2009 Fall - 2010 Aug
24 Freedom's Journal: An Exhibition Celebrating Forty Years of Africana Studies at Bowdoin College, 2009 Fall - 2010 Spring
25 Illustrating African American Literature (Tess Chakkalakal), 2010 Spring
26 Bowdoin College Class of 1960 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2010 May-Aug
27 1794 to the Present: A Bowdoin College Timeline, 2010 Fall
Oversize Box 14 1794 to the Present: A Bowdoin College Timeline, 2010 Fall - exhibit poster
Box 11
Folder 28 A Day in the Life: Learning, Laughing, and Letting Go, 2010 Fall
Oversize Box 14 A Day in the Life: Learning, Laughing, and Letting Go, 2010 Fall - exhibit poster
Box 11
Folder 29 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2010 Fall - 2011 Jun

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Library Exhibits, 1965- , [2011- ]

Catalog Number: 5.1.10


Box 11
Folder 30 Pop-Ups! They're not JUST for kids!, 2011 Spring
31 Joycean Revolutionaries: A Special Collections exhibit of Joyceana, 2011 Feb 2-8 and 2011 Apr 8-15
32 Bowdoin College Class of 1961 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2011 May-Jun
33 Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century, 2011 Jun 23-25
34 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2011 Fall - 2012 Summer
35 "...Of Pleasure and Utility": A Bicentennial Exhibition Celebrating the Bequest of James Bowdoin's Library to the College, 2011 Fall
36 "A New Vitality...": Celebrating 40 Years of Coeducation at Bowdoin, 2012 Spring
Oversize Box 14 "A New Vitality...": Celebrating 40 Years of Coeducation at Bowdoin, 2012 Spring - exhibit poster
Box 11
Folder 37 Bowdoin College Class of 1962 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2012 May-Aug
Box 12
Folder 1 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History [Bowdoin College presidents], 2012 Fall
2 Do Re Mi: A History of Music at Bowdoin College, 2012 Fall
3 A B C [examples of writing books and alphabet books from the Library's rare book collection], 2012 Fall
4 "Bowdoin Boys in Blue- and Gray," an exhibition commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, 2013 Jan-Aug
Oversize Box 14 "Bowdoin Boys in Blue- and Gray," 2013 Jan-Aug, exhibit poster
Box 12
Folder 5 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2013 May-Aug
6 Bowdoin College Class of 1963 Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 2013 May-Aug
7 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2013 Fall
8 Sight & Sound: Launching the Next Century of Fine Arts at Bowdoin, 2013 Fall
Oversize Box 14 Sight & Sound: Launching the Next Century of Fine Arts at Bowdoin, 2013 Fall, exhibit poster
Box 12
Folder 9 Archives Sampler: Illuminating Bowdoin's History, 2014 Spring

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Special Collections & Archives Records - Department Forms, 1993-

Catalog Number: 5.1.11.1


Access restricted:
Box 1 Call Slips, 1998 Jan - 2003 Sep
Box 2 Call Slips, 2003 Oct - 2007 Jun
Box 2a Call Slips, 2007 Jul - 2011 Jun
Box 2b Call Slips, 2011 Jul -
Box 3
Folder 1-4 Reader Registration forms, 1993-1995, A-Z
5-7 Reader Registration forms, 1995-1996, A-Z
8 Reader Registration forms, 1997-1998
9 Reader Registration forms, 1998-1999
10 Reader Registration forms, 1999-2000
11 Reader Registration forms, 2000-2001
12-14 Reader Registration forms, 2001-2002, A-Z
15-17 Reader Registration forms, 2002-2003, A-Z
Box 4
Folder 1-3 Reader Registration forms, 2003-2004, A-Z
4-7 Reader Registration forms, 2004-2005, A-Z
8-11 Reader Registration forms, 2005-2006, A-Z
12-15 Reader Registration forms, 2006-2007, A-Z
16-19 Reader Registration forms, 2007-2008, A-Z
20-23 Reader Registration forms, 2008-2009, A-Z
24-27 Reader Registration forms, 2009-2010, A-Z
28-31 Reader Registration forms, 2010-2011, A-Z
Box 4a
Folder 1-4 Reader Registration forms, 2011-2012, A-Z
Folder 5-8 Reader Registration forms, 2012-2013, A-Z
Box 5
Folder 1 Request for Duplication forms, 1999-2000
2 Request for Duplication forms, 2000-2001
3 Request for Duplication forms, 2001-2002
4-5 Request for Duplication forms, 2002-2003, A-Z
6-7 Request for Duplication forms, 2003-2004, A-Z
8-10 Request for Duplication forms, 2004-2005, A-Z
11-13 Request for Duplication forms, 2005-2006, A-Z
14-16 Request for Duplication forms, 2006-2007, A-Z
17-19 Request for Duplication forms, 2007-2008, A-Z
Box 6
Folder 1-3 Request for Duplication forms, 2008-2009, A-Z
4-6 Request for Duplication forms, 2009-2010, A-Z
7-9 Request for Duplication forms, 2010-2011, A-Z
10-12 Request for Duplication forms, 2011-2012, A-Z
13-15 Request for Duplication forms, 2012-2013, A-Z

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Special Collections & Archives Records - Reference Queries, 1963-2001

Catalog Number: 5.1.11.2


Access restricted:
Box 1
Folder 1 A
2 Ba-Bl
3 Bo
4 Br-Bu
5 Ca-Cl
6 Co-Cu
7 D
8 E
9 F
10 G
11 H
12 I-J
13 K
14 L
15 Ma-Mc
16 Me-Mu
17 N-O
18 P
19 Q-R
20 S
21 T
22 U-V
23 W-Z

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Special Collections & Archives Records - Permission Requests, 1999 Oct-

Catalog Number: 5.1.11.3


Box 1
Folder 1 1999 Oct - 2000 Jun
2 2000 Jul - 2001 Jun
3 2001 Jul - 2002 Jun
4 2002 Jul - 2003 Jun
5 2003 Jul - 2004 Jun
6 2004 Jul - 2005 Jun
7 2005 Jul - 2006 Jun
8 2006 Jul - 2007 Jun
9 2007 Jul - 2008 Jun
10 2008 Jul - 2009 Jun
11 2009 Jul - 2010 Jun

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