.30 linear feet.
Catalog Number: 4.11
Agency History / Biographical Note:
The Meddiebempsters, Bowdoin College's double quartet, was formed in 1937 by Frederic E. T. Tillotson, professor of music, and Glee Club director. The group borrowed their name from the tiny town of Meddybemps in northern Maine. The Meddiebempsters began appearing with the Glee Club in 1941 and have since performed throughout New England and the world. In addition to live concerts, they have recorded albums, and have been on radio and television.
Scope and Content:
A history of the Meddiebempsters written on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, as well as a draft copy and background material for the history. A songbook, sheet music, programs, flyers, newspaper clippings, certificates, and miscellaneous printed materials are also included. In addition, there are Native American war clubs presented by the town of Meddiebemps.
Cite as: Meddiebempsters: Records, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.
Access Restrictions: None.