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Office of the Treasurer Records, 1788-1959, n.d.


Financial Reports, 1859-1951

Catalog Number: 1.8.1


Box 1 [1859-1897]
2 [1897-1929]
3 [1930-1951]
Spec Ref Volume 1896-1908
Spec Ref 1908-1920
Spec Ref 1920-1930
Spec Ref 1930-1940
Spec Ref 1940-1948
Spec Ref 1948-1951

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Subscriptions to the Endowment Funds, 1794-1910

Catalog Number: 1.8.2


Volume 1 Subscriptions to the Endowment Funds of Bowdoin College, 1847 (Subscriptions Raised in Support of the Declaration of Congretional Orthodoxy, Signed in 1846 by a Majority of Both Boards)
2 Subscriptions to the Endowment Funds of Bowdoin College, 1847 ( John. W. Ellingwood, Agent)
3 Conditional Subscriptions to the Endowment of Bowdoin College, 1873-75 (Unknown Agent)
4 Conditional Subscriptions to the Endowment of Bowdoin College, 1873-75 (John S. Sewall, Agent)
5 Conditional Subscriptions to the Endowment of Bowdoin College, 1873-75 (Jotham B. Sewall, Agent)
6 Conditional Subscriptions to the Endowment of Bowdoin College, 1873-75 (William D. Northend, Agent)
7 Subscriptions to the Bowdoin College Endowment Funds-- James M. Palmer, General Agent for the Trustees (1874)
Ovsvol 8 [Bowdoin College Donations and Funds:1794-1898] Titles and Conditions of Funds
9 Special Fund, Woodman Trust
10 Cyrus Woodman's (Class of 1836) Bequest/Will
Ovsvol 11 Contributions to Bowdoin College from 1846-1852 including the Subscriptions of 1842
Ovsvol 12 Subscriptions to the Bowdoin College Endowment Funds (1874-1908)
Box 1 Endowment Funds 1908-1910

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Record of Term Bills, 1815-1901, 1956-1959

Catalog Number: 1.8.3


Volume 1 Data for Term Bills (May 1815-Dec. 1831)
2 Data for Term Bills (May 1832-Sept. 1835)
3 Data for Term Bills (Dec. 1835-May 1842)
4 Data for Term Bills (Sept. 1842-Dec. 1844)
5 Data for Term Bills (May 1845-May 1848)
6 Data for Term Bills (Dec. 1852-Aug. 1855)
Ovsvol 7 Record of Term Bills (Jan. 1803-Sept. 1829)
Ovsvol 8 Record of Term Bills (Dec. 18, 1829-Sept. 5, 1832)
Ovsvol 9 Record of Term Bills (Dec. 21, 1832-Sept. 2, 1835)
Ovsvol 10 Record of Term Bills (Dec. 18, 1835-Sept. 2, 1840)
Ovsvol 11 Record of Term Bills (1837-61)
Ovsvol 12 Record of Term Bills (Dec. 18, 1840-Sept. 3, 1845)
Ovsvol 13 Record of Term Bills (Dec. 19, 1845-May 21, 1852)
Ovsvol 14 Record of Term Bills (Apr. 1857-Apr. 1861)
Ovsvol 15 Record of Term Bills (Aug. 1862-Apr. 1868)
Ovsvol 16 Record of Term Bills (July 1868-July 1873)
Ovsvol 17 Record of Term Bills (Nov. 1873-Apr. 1878)
Ovsvol 18 Term Bills (1878-1901)
Volume 19 Term Bills, 1956-1959

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Salary Books, 1829-1945

Catalog Number: 1.8.4


Ovsvol. Volume 1 Salary Book (Sept. 1829-Mar. 1865)
Ovsvol. 2 Salary Book (Mar. 1866-Sept. 1871)
Ovsvol. 3 Salary Book (Sept. 2, 1872-Dec. 22, 1875)
Ovsvol. 4 Salary Book (Dec. 1875-June 30, 1885)
Ovsvol. 5 Salary Book (Sept. 30, 1885-June30,1906)
Ovsvol. 6 Salary Book (1906-1920)
7 Salary Book (July 1924-July 1929)
Ovsvol. 8 Salary Book (July 1929-June 1931)
Ovsvol. 9 Salary Book (July 1931-June 1933)
Ovsvol. 10 Salary Book (July 1933-June 1935)
Ovsvol. 11 Salary Book (July 1935-June 1937)
Ovsvol. 12 Salary Book (July 1937-June 1939)
Ovsvol. 13 Salary Book (July 1939-June 1941)
Ovsvol. 14 Salary Book (July 1941-June 1942)
Ovsvol. 15 Salary Book (July 1942-June 1943)
Ovsvol. 16 Salary Book (July 1943-Dec. 1945)

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Cash Blotter, 1860-1902

Catalog Number: 1.8.5


Ovsvol. Volume 1 Cash Blotter (July 2, 1860-Sept. 28,1864)
Ovsvol. 2 Cash Blotter (Sept. 28, 1864-Nov. 24,1865)
Ovsvol. 3 Cash Blotter No. 1 (Oct. 6, 1871-July 9,1874)
Ovsvol. 4 Cash Blotter No. 2 (July 10, 1874-Sept.1,1877)
Ovsvol. 5 Cash Blotter (Sept. 1, 1877-Jan. 14,1863)
Ovsvol. 6 Cash Blotter (Jan. 1883-Dec. 1887)
Ovsvol. 7 Cash Blotter (Jan. 1888-Nov. 1892)
Ovsvol. 8 Cash Blotter (Nov. 1, 1892-May 31, 1896)
Ovsvol. 9 Cash Blotter (June 1, 1896-May 31, 1899)
Ovsvol. 10 Cash Blotter (May 11, 1899-June 30, 1902)

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Notes Receivable, Invoice Registers, Student Accounts, Committee Records, Stocks, Bonds and Deeds, 1814-1933

Catalog Number: 1.8.6


Ovsvol Volume 1 Copies of Deeds (1864-1879)
Ovsvol 2 Copy Book of Treasurer's Letters (1871-1900)
Ovsvol 3 [Copy Book] Treasurer Letter Copy Book ofJoseph McKeen (1837-1863)
Ovsvol 4 Emergency Committee Records (Treasurer's Copy) 1917-33
Ovsvol 5 Index of Student Accounts (Part 1)
Ovsvol 6 Index of Student Accounts (Part 2)
Ovsvol 7 Index of Student Accounts (Part 3)
Ovsvol 8 Invoice Register (1880-89)
Ovsvol 9 Invoice Register (1889-98)
Ovsvol 10 Invoice Register (1918-21)
11 Notes Receivable (1814-1841)
12 Notes Receivable (1841-1866)
13 Notes Receivable (1843-1860)
Ovsvol 14 Property of Bowdoin College, Benjamin Orr's Account, Treasurer Cash Account (Aug. 1820-May 1821) and Record of Deed
15 List of Stocks and Bonds belonging to Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine Grants
Ovsvol 16 Student Accounts (1851-1865)
Ovsvol 17 Students' Accounts (1865-1899)
Ovsvol 18 Students' Accounts (1896-1914)
Ovsvol 19 Students' Accounts (1913-1920)
Ovsvol 20 Statement Ledger of Students (1918-1925)

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Financial Documents, 1791-1925, n.d.

Catalog Number: 1.8.7


Box 1 1791-1823
Folder 1 1791 Mar 21. Subscription of the inhabitants of N. Yarmouth to support the building and endowment of the College
2 1792 Jan 12. Subscription of the citizens of Portland; proposal for a "Portland College" [after 1798?] (photocopy)
3 1794 Mar 8. Bond of Samuel Thompson to James Bowdoin (original)
4 1794 Mar 8. Bond of Samuel Thompson to James Bowdoin (photocopy)
5 1795 Jan 6. James Bowdoin to John Frothingham concerning his additional donation to College
6 1797 May. Subscriptions for Bowdoin College
7 1797 Jun 19. Charles Turner (trustee) to George Thatcher (congressman)
8 1798 May 17. Document
9 1802. Subscription for Bowdoin College
10 1802 May 2. Letter (from Samuel Deane and Isaac Parker) describing subscriptions to James Bowdoin
11 1802 Nov 4. Peter G. Alden's promise of a donation
12 1803 Sep 8. Peter Morrell's note to Moses Hodsden, Jr.
13 1804 Jan 4. Note of received payment for advertising by Babson and Rust
14 1804 May 12. Cash account of Bowdoin College
15 1804 May 21. Addition, made by Isaac Parker, on Peter Morrill's note.
16 1804 May 21. Promissory note of Moses [Hodsden]?
17 1804 Aug 30. Cash account of Bowdoin College
18 1806 Feb 10. Statement of funds by Benjamin Porter to his brother.
19 1806-1815. "Benj. J. Porter in account with president and trustees of B. College"
20 1806 Sep 2. Estimate of committee for erecting a building
21 [1807]. An application to repay subscribers for lost money
22 1807 May 19. Committee report for building "the new College"
23 1809 Sep. Statements of funds for Bowdoin College
24 1809-1810. Accounts
25 [1810?]. Statement of funds for Bowdoin College
26 1811 Aug 6. Subscribers to the public dinner at commencement
27 1812 May 19. Statement of funds and accounts for Bowdoin College
28 1812 Aug 6. John Abbot's letter concerning James and Sarah Bowdoin
29 1812 Aug 17. John Abbot's letter to Thomas Winthrop concerning the sending of articles
30 1812 Sep 3. John Abbot's receipt of payment from Committee of Arrangements for Commencement
31 1813 Jan 4. Lincoln and Kennebec Bank stock certificate
32 1813 Aug 30. Statement of funds of Bowdoin College
33 1814. Statement of funds of Bowdoin College
34 1814 Feb 24. Massachusetts senate ruling on taxes for the College/Grant
35 1814 Mar 14. Promissory note from Samuel [Mansfield?] to President and Trustees
36 1814 Jun 6. Treasurer Porter's account rendered
37 1814 Sep 5. Treasurer's account
38 1815 Jan 5. Benjamin Orr's receipt for $136.54
39 1815 Feb 22. James Roberts' promissory notes
40 1817-1825. Receipts from Treasurer John Abbot
41 1817 Jul. Treasurer John Abbot's memorandum
42 1818. Receipt for rent of Parker Cleaveland's house
43 1818. Printed circular re: subscriptions
44 1819 Jan 4. Annual income and expenditures of Bowdoin College (with transcript)
45 1819 Jan 4. Jesse Appleton's request for Samuel Bradley's support to hire a professor of languages (with transcript)
46 1821 May 1. James Bowdoin to President Allen explaining the reason for subscription failure
47 1821 May 4. William Allen letter to William King (typescript)
48 1821 Nov 13. Joseph Norris' receipt
49 1821 Nov 13. Solomon Adams' receipt
50 1822 June -1823 Aug. "Old College Building" (Maine Hall) and "New College Building" (Winthrop Hall) figures
51 1823 Sept. Report of Standing Committee for Contingent Fund and list of accounts
52 1823 Sept 20. Parker Cleaveland's receipt from Joseph Kelsey
Box 2 1824-1834
Folder 1 1824. Bills for delivery of firewood to the "college yard" with note from donor
2 1824 Feb 17. Donations-subscription approval of John Black by John Richards
3 1824 Apr 3. Bery Porter to Hon. William King re: a paper by Griffin to be published
4 1824 Apr 10. John Dole decision to Benjamin Orr re: $2000
5 1824 May. Decree re: stockholders in Hallowell and Augusta banks (document)
6 1824 Sep. Report of Standing Committee
7 1824 Sep. Copy of report of Standing Committee
8 1824 Nov 13- 1825 Aug 7. Samuel Melcher's account paid for labor on Maine Hall roof
9 1824 Nov 22. Barnabas Bartol's account paid
10 1824 Dec 11. Joseph McKeen account paid
11 1824 Dec 14. Anthony Chase account paid
12 1825 Aug 30. John Chandler to William Allen re: donation after burning of College
13 1825 Sep. Standing Committee report (and copy)
14 1825 Sep 6. Medical faculty accounts
15 1826-1829. Reports of Standing Committee
16 1827. Receipt calculations
17 1827-1828. Lincoln Bank stock certificate
18 1827 Mar 26. Letter from Bery Orr to Joshua Jordan re: counterfeit money
19 1827-1828. Estimate of income and expenditure
20 1828-1829. Requests for loans by John Abbot
21 1829. Copy of treasurer's receipt
22 1829. John Abbot's notes re: College dues
23 1830-1832. Receipts of Joseph McKeen as treasurer
24 1830 Aug 27. Account for arrangement of commencement
25 1830-1831. Schedule of accounts against President and Trustees
26 1830-1838. Standing Committee Reports
27 1831 Feb 21. List of salaries paid and estimate of income and expenditures
28 1831 Sep. Parker Cleaveland letter re: repairs on his house
29 1832 Sep 2. Joseph McKeen report on term bills
30 1832 Sep 4. Joseph McKeen's Treasurer's report on accounts of land agent
31 1832 Sep 4-5. Committee on Accounts report
32 1832 Sept 12. Joseph McKeen to Revel Williams re: Williams' accounts
33 1832 Nov 21. Exchange Bank stock certificate
34 1833. Joseph McKeen receipts
35 1833 Feb-Dec. Letters from Joseph McKeen to Hon. Revel Williams
36 1833 Sep 3. Report of Committee on Accounts
37 1834. Joseph McKeen letters, receipts
38 1834-1838. Reports from Committees of Finance and Accounts, and President Allen's reports of expenditures for the Library
Box 3 1835-1845
Folder 1 1835. Joseph McKeen letters and receipts
2 1835 Jul 6. Donations- William Allen letter to David Davis
3 1835. Miscellaneous receipts, accounts
4 1835-1836. Standing Committee reports
5 1835-1837. Miscellaneous receipts, calculations
6 1836. Joseph McKeen letters and receipts
7 1836 Oct 19. City Bank stock certificate
8 1837-1838. Joseph McKeen letters and receipts
9 1838-1839. College finances and expenses
10 1839. Committee on Accounts
11 1839. Standing Committee reports
12 1839. Joseph McKeen letters, receipts
13 1839 Sep 5. Roscoe G. Greene letter to Revel Williams
14 1840-1842. Reports of the Committee on Accounts
15 1840-1843. Estimates of income and expenditures
16 1840's-1850's. Subscriptions
17 1840 Aug 27. Report of the Standing Committee
18 1840 Sep 1. Statement of students who had not filed a bond
19 1841 May 27. Receipt
20 1841 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
21 1842 July 30. Certificate of bankruptcy of Henry Prescott Hoyt
22 1842 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
23 1843. Mortgage notices (clippings)
24 1843 Sep. College account records
25 1843 Sep 5. Committee report on expenditures
26 1843-1844. Loans
27 1843 Dec 11. Payment records
28 1844 Apr. Statement of loans taken from the College
29 1844 Sep. Listing of expenditures, report of the Standing Committee
30 1844 Sep. Expenditures
31 1844 Sep 4. Statement of student payments to the College; Treasurer's certificate
32 1844 Dec. Receipts and figures
33 1845 Sep 2. Appropriation of funds for payment
34 1845 Sep 3. Graduating students' account settlement statement
35 1845 Sep. Account list, report of the Standing Committee
36 1845. Memorandum of the Finance Committee
Box 4 1846-1853
Folder 1 1846 Sep 1. Report on appropriation of funds
2 1846 Sep 1. Report of Committee on Finances: loans
3 1846 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee on expenditures
4 1846 Sep. Treasurer's report on the settlement of graduates' accounts
5 1846-1852. Endowment fund
6 1847. Promissory notes
7 1847 Jan. Letter asking for contributions to complete the Chapel
8 1847 May-Jun. Demands sent for collection
9 1847 Aug 31. Report of the Committee on Accounts
10 1847 Sep 1. Settlement of accounts by graduates
11 1847 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
12 1847 Oct. Document welcoming Edward Little as a contributor to the College
13 1847-1848. List of subscribers in the name of Bowdoin College
14 1848 May-Jun. Promissory notes and notice of note due
15 1848 Sep 5. Committee on Accounts report
16 1848 Sep 6. Settlement of student accounts
17 1848 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
18 1849 Jun. Promissory notes
19 1849 Jun 1. Subscription notes
20 1849 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
21 1849. Solicitation for subscriptions
22 1849 Dec 20. Statement of payment from Naumkeag Bank
23 Pre 1850. Statements of early donations to Bowdoin
24 1850 Sep 17. Receipt
25 1850 Sep. Report of the Committee on Accounts
26 1850 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
27 1850. Settlement of student accounts
28 1850. Statement of accounts
29 1850. Assessment of College property value
30 1851 Aug 18. Letter from M.H. Newman indicating that he has paid the interest on his subscription
31 1851 Aug 22. Statement of "Bad Money"
32 1851 Aug. Report on donations to the College
33 1851. Report on accounts
34 1852. Subscription notes for completion of the Chapel
35 1852. Subscription notes
36 1852 Apr 1. Commencement expenses
37 1852 Apr 28. List of unpaid notes from Casco Bank
38 1852 Jun 28. Letter for the advancement of money to Professor Stowe with promissory note from Professor Stowe
39 1852 Jul 9. Letter from T. Little to J. McKeen requesting him to act on the Cushing estate
40 1852. Considerations for the completion of the Chapel
41 1852 Sep 11. Prices for commissioned furniture
42 1853 May 23. Notes of inability to pay subscription from M. Hurlbut
43 1853 May 27. Note from M. Cushing
44 1853 May 30. Letter from Brighton Bank
45 1853 Jun 14. Statement of payment from Eastern Bank
46 1853 Sep 6. Report of the Committee on Accounts
47 1853 Sep 7. Settlement of accounts before receiving degrees
48 1853 Sep 23. Note from S. Barker
49 1853 Sep. Report of the Standing Committee
Box 5 1854-1866
Folder 1 1854 Aug 1. Report of the Committee on Accounts
2 1854 Aug 2. Settlement of student accounts before graduation
3 1854 Aug. Report of the Standing Committee
4 1854. Promissory notes
5 1854. Promissory notes (blank)
6 1854. Statement of payment
7 1855 Jul 31. Report of the Committee on Accounts
8 1855 Aug 1. Settlement of accounts before graduation
9 1855. Letter concerning subscription payments
10 1855 Dec 8. Directions of Committee of Finance to change named debt
11 1856 Aug. Report of the Standing Committee
12 1856 Aug. Treasurer's report
13 1857 Jun 1. Letter from G.S. Rollins over the payment of subscription notes
14 1857 Aug 4. Report of the Committee on Accounts
15 1857 Aug. Report of the Standing Committee
16 1857 Oct 2. Note concerning the bill for portraits
17 1857. Settlement of student accounts before graduation
18 1858 Aug. Report of the Standing Committee
19 1858 Dec 8. Financial note
20 1858. Rents
21 1859 May-Jun. Payment of notes
22 1859-1860. Student rents
23 1860 Jun 14. Report of donations
24 1862 Aug 5. Financial history of the College
25 1862. Rent charges
26 N.D. Notes sent to J.S. Monroe
27 1865 Oct 8. Subscription notes
28 1863. Statement of accounts
29 1863. Mortgage notes
30 1863-1864. Rents
31 1865 Jun 25. Joseph McKeen to R. Williams over a receipt
32 1864 Jul 12. C.E. Stowe's note of 4500.00 to the College (travelling expenses)
33 1865 Feb 15. Establishment of the Brown memorial fund
34 1865 Apr 25. Letter concerning payment of subscriptions
35 1865 Dec 12. Appointment of John Rogers as interim treasurer
36 1865. Rent statement of those students rooming out
37 1866 Feb 7. Settlement of stocks
Box 6 1867-1907
Folder 1 1867. Dormitory lighting bills
2 1867. Dormitory lighting bills
3 1868 Apr 25. Receipts for Memorial Hall funds
4 1868 Jun 26. Promissory note form Charles Soule
5 1869 Jun 17. Copy of the agreement of the Boody gift
6 1869. Lighting bills
7 1870. Lighting bills
8 1870-1871. List of expenditures
9-11 1871. Correspondence concerning the Boody gift
12 1872-1873. Military Department expenses
13 1873 Apr 7. Plans for a presidential retirement fund
14 1873 Sept. Correspondence concerning the sale of the president's house
15 1873 Dec 14. Correspondence from the treasurer
16 1874 Mar 4. Letter from J. Titcomb to P.W. Chandler concerning financial matters
17 1874 Correspondence to P.W. Chandler on the sale of the president's house
18 1875 Jul 20. Subscription notes
19 1884 Jan 29. Resolutions made by the Washington Association of the Bowdoin alumni
20 1887. Gymnasium fund
21-28 Post 1890. Report of gifts and donations
29 1898 May 9. Proposed bookkeeping for special funds
30 1907. Fund raising: correspondence
31 1907. Correspondence on fund drive
32-39 1907. Fund raising: correspondence
Box 7 1907-1914, and undated (n.d.)
Folder 1-9 1907. Fund raising: correspondence
10 1907-1908. Endowments
11 1907. Fund raising drive
12 1914 Oct 24. Letter to W.J. Curtis concerning agreement between the College and Trust Co. and Mrs. Carney
MapCaseD Drawer D-12 1925, Chart showing comparison of increase of costs of various departments, 1900-1925
MapCaseD Drawer D-12 1925, Chart showing growth of endowment, 1900-1925
Box 7
Folder 13 n.d. Account of Bowdoin funds drawn by N. Cleaveland, Class of 1813
14 n.d. Miscellaneous notes
15 n.d. Report of committee recommending the appointment of an auditor
16 n.d. Report on gifts and donations
17 n.d. Statement of receipts of capital of College
18 n.d. (mid 1800's) Various notes and receipts

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Documents Concerning Lands, 1788-1955, n.d.

Catalog Number: 1.8.8


Box 1
Folder 1 1788 Nov 5. College lands.
2 1791 May 2. Town meeting vote to give land to a college
3 1791 May 9. Meeting of Freeholders of North Yarmouth to grant land for a College [copy]
4 1794 Mar 8. and 1797 Mar 25. Bond and Deed: Samuel Thompson to James Bowdoin
5 1794 Jul 9 - 1802. Note held by James Bowdoin and related documents
6 1794 Dec 3. An act to grant five townships of land to the College
7 1795 Jan 7. James and Sarah Bowdoin deed of land
8 1795 Feb 9. John Frothingham and Samuel Deane to James Bowdoin, Portland
9 1796 Feb 25. Deed of four townships to the Trustees of Bowdoin College
10 1796 Feb 25. Deed of township number 3 to the Trustees of Bowdoin College
11 1796 Aug 25. Deed from William Stanwood to Bowdoin College
12 1797 Dec 12. Deed agreement between John Blaisdel and John Pierce and the College
13 1798 May 18. Report by John Merrill and Benjamin Porter concerning land given
by James Bowdoin
14 1798 May 18. Deed from Daniel Brown to Trustees of Bowdoin College
15 1798 May 18. Deed from William Stanwood to Trustees of Bowdoin College
16 1799 Mar 13. Appraisals for Robert Fulton and Archibald Smith, Budge farm notations
17 1799 Sep 12. Josiah Little to Bowdoin College
18 1799 Oct 29. Committee Report by Sam Freeman and Alden Bradford
19-20 1800's. Miscellaneous notes and deeds of College-owned lands
21 1800's. Various notes of payment for lands
22 1800 Nov 8. Request by Alexander McLean for land owned by the College
23 1801 Jan 22. Copy of land deed, Joseph E. Foxcroft gives Township number 5 to Bowdoin College
24 1801 Jan 30. Purchase of land by Joseph Shepherd from Trustees of Bowdoin College
25 1801 Jul 12. Deed of land to Elijah Dix
26 1801 Dec 26. Request for land by William Jones to Elijah Kellogg
27 1802 Sep 1. Plan of College land
28 1802 Dec 3. Deed from Peter O. Alden to President and Trustees of Bowdoin College
29 1802-1949, n.d. Federal Street deeds
30 1803 Apr 18. Document of land deed between D. Sewall and John Blaisdell
31 1804 Mar 7. Resolution granting lands in Sullivan to Bowdoin College
32 1804 Jul 9. Deed from Gideon Toothaker to President and Trustees
33 1806 Mar 11. Resolution granting Township number four to Bowdoin College
34 1807 Mar 26. Deed from Parker Cleaveland to Bowdoin College
35 1808 Mar 3. Resolution granting two townships to Bowdoin College
36 1808 Mar 14. Land deeds of Samuel Melcher [torn]
37 1808 Dec 28. Deed from William Stanwood to Bowdoin College
38 1808 [?]"No assignments" of James Bowdoin's rights on lands of Plymouth Company
39 1810 May 15. Contract dispute of Joseph Hill Shepherd, committee formed byJesse Appleton
40 1810 Sep 4. Alice McKeen's request for 1,000 acres of land
41 1812 Dec 2. John Abbot to "my dear brother" Abiel Abbot concerning the survey of the College lands
42 1812 Jan 14. Request to purchase 75 acres from Josiah Little
43 1812 Jun 23 [?] Description of land Doctor [Harris?] proposed to give Bowdoin
44 1813 May 21. Deed from Jacob Abbott and J. Perry, agents of Brunswick, to Bowdoin College
45 1813 Jun 16. Townships seven and eight to the Trustees of Bowdoin College from William Smith
46 1814 Apr 4. Deed from Parker Cleaveland to Bowdoin College
47 1814. Record of selection and sale oflots in townships numbers six and seven - book A
48 1814-1822. Record of selection and sale of lots in townships numbers six and seven - book B
49 1814-1831. Notes of land sales
50 1815 May. Charles Thompson's statement regarding the attatchment of King's property
51 1818 Jan. List of lots various people bought
52 1818 May 19. Report of Committee on Application for Roads
53 1818-1822. Sales of lands in Dixmont
54 1819 Mar 8. Rev. Sullivan's letter to Jesse Appleton, concerning cutting wood on Bowdoin lands
55 1819 Mar. Legal notice concerning wood on Bowdoin lands
56 1819 May 17. Joseph E. Foxcroft's letter to Trustees, concerning Township number 5
57 1820-1824. Record of selection and sale of lots in Townships number 6 and 7, Book C
58 1821 Mar 4. Minutes of a correspondence re: the reversion Bowdoin had in Naushon Island
59 1821 Sep 4 and 5. Committee to survey College lands and make new claims' report to Boards
60 1822 May 18. J. Norris' survey including the south line of Bowdoin tract
61 1822 Aug. Samuel P. Newman's request for a deed of land to Trustees and Overseers
62 1822-1841. Schedule of notes, books, plans [deeds?] and other papers connected with Bowdoin
63 1822 Aug 6. Report of Committee to plan for managing and disposing of college lands
64 1822 Sep 5. Statements of lands sold and not sold in Guilford and Township 7
65 1822 Sep 12. David Voses letter to Benjamin Orr re: Voses sale of land to Thomas Goodwin
66 1822 Dec 6. James Temple Bowdoin and James Bowdoin of Boston giving lots 7 and 8 to James Grover
67 1823 May. Lots to be redeemed by the heirs of Dr.Dix
68 1823 Jun 14. Thaddeus Harris letter to Wm. Winthrop re: taxes on eastern lands
69 1823 Jun 20. Westerly half of Lot 2 sold by William Poland to the Trustees and Overseers
70 1823 Aug 10. James Gower to Trustees re: poor condition of College lands
71 1823 Aug 25. William Winthrop letter to William Allen re: a property addition to Bowdoin
72 1823 Aug 28. Account of lands in Guilford and Township 7
73 1823 Sep 2. Report of committee that surveyed unsurveyed lands in Lisbon and Bowdoin
74 1823 Sep 2. Joseph E. Foxcroft to Trustees and Overseers re: a release of mortgage to pay debt
75 1823 Sep. Report of committee on Bowdoin lands
76 1823 Sep. Sale of contingent remainder of Richmond lands to James Winthrop Bowdoin
77 1823 Dec 15. A. Hilliard letter to William Allen re: William Winthrop's gift of land to Bowdoin
78 1823 Dec 15. Ds by William Winthrop to President and Trustees of Bowdoin College re: real estate donation
79 1823 Dec 20. William Allen letter to Orr re: land deeds
80 1824 Mar 8. D. Cony letter to Benjamin Orr re: College release of lots 9, 10
81 1824 Mar 18. Memo re: William Dyn settling land on Lot 1 (w/calculations)
82 1824 Apr 2. Daniel Cony letter to Benjamin Orr on sale of College right to James Bowdoin
83 1824 Apr 10. Timothy Alden to William Allen re: deed of 79 acres to be converted to money
84 1824 Apr 21. Plan of land tracts in Lisbon, surveyed by A. Merrill
85 1824 May. Report of law case "Edward Little Pejepscot Proprietary v. Merrill" (what was to be considered the Kennebec River)
86 1824 Jun 12. John Abbot letter re: rights to Naushon Island and lots9,10
87 1824 Jul 6. Robert H. Gardiner letter to Benjamin Orr re: sale of lands to College
88 1824 Aug 18. Account of lands in Guilford and Township 7
89 1824 Sep. John Chandler deed (Township 5 in Somerset) and copy of Benjamin Orr note to reconvey
90 1824 Nov 24. Deed of Abner Coombs (land in Guilford)
91 1824 Dec 3. Robert H. Gardiner letter to Benjamin Orr re: sale of lands to College
92 1824 Dec 11. Appraisal of lands in Bowdoin
Folio Box 4
Folder 1 1824 Dec 11. A plan of land lying in Bowdoin, surveyed by A. Merrill
Box 1
Folder 93 1824 Dec 16. Deed of Robert Hallowell and Charles Vaughan (Lot 3, land in Lisbon)
94 1824 Dec 16. Deed of Robert Hallowell and Charles Vaughan (Lots 3 and 4, land in Lisbon)
95 1824 Dec 16. Deed of Robert Hallowell and Charles Vaughan (Lots 23, 27, 28, 30, 31, land in Lisbon)
96 1824 Dec 22. Benjamin Orr promissory note to Robert H. Gardiner for lands [copy]
97 1824. Copy of deed, Bowdoin College to Joseph E. Foxcroft
98 1824-1827. Record of selection and sale of lots in Townships 6,7 book D
99 [1825]. Plan of 1,000 acres given to Bowdoin College by James Bowdoin [2 copies]
100 1825. Sales of land in Bowdoin and Lisbon by Benjamin Orr
101 1825. Misc. memos, receipts, appraisals, proposals, deeds
102 1825. Receipts, deeds of College lands
103 1825. Court record re: Naushon Island wood and timber
104 1825 Apr 15. Appraisal of lands in Bowdoin and Lisbon
Folio Box 4
Folder 2 1825 May 3. Survey map of College owned lands in Lisbon
Box 1
Folder 105 1825 Jul 8. Promissory notes (re: suit of 1804) of Samuel Melcher and Zacchens Higgins
106 1825 Aug. Account of lands in Guilford and Township 7
107 1825 Oct. Copy of record confirming location of lots in Guilford
108 1826 May 19. Deed from David Farrin to S.P. Newman
109 1826 Aug 29. Account of lands in Guilford and Township 7
Folio Box 4
Folder 3 1826 Sep 15. Survey map of disputed land in Lisbon: Bowdoin College vs. John Coffin
Box 1
Folder 110 1826. Survey of lands by Robert Alexander
111 1826. Misc. deeds, memos, calculations
112 1826. Correspondence re: Sullivan lands, College lands
113 1826. Receipts, notes re: College lands
114 1826 Jan 12. William Allen letter to General William King re: College lands petition
115 1827. Deed, receipts of College lands
116 1827 Feb 26. William Sullivan to C.S. Daniels, extract of letter
117 1827 Jul 11. List of actions (for land decided) in favor of Bowdoin College
118 1827 Aug 29. Account of lands in Guilford and Township 7(now incorp. Abbot)
119 1827. Deeds
120 1827. Letters re: cutting of wood for the College
121 1827. Receipts, statements of College lands
122 1827. Receipts, statements of College lands
123 1827. Receipts, statements of College lands
124 1828. Lists, receipts, statements re: College lands
125 1828. Receipts, statements, deeds re: College lands
126 1828. Land in Mexico, Maine
127 1828 Aug 29. Account of land in Guilford and Abbot
128 1829. Receipts, statements, survey of College lands
129 1829. Material concerning William Garcelon land
130 1829. Material concerning Ezekial Merrill land
131 1829. Correspondence, survey, receipts (including Reuel Williams and John Abbot)
132 1829. Material concerning lands of Lisbon and Hancock
133 1830-1832. Statements, receipts, contracts of James Gower
134 1830. Misc. statements by Reuel Williams, E. Everett, J. Davis
135 1830. Receipts of lands sold
136 1830, 1832. Receipts, statement, survey of John Sargeant and William Garcelon, S. Leonard
137 1830. Reports by Stephen Longfellow
138 1830-1832. Jos McKeen letters
139 1830. Statements re: land in Abbot, and petition to let residents of Guilford cut wood on College land
140 1830 Aug 31. Letter to Overseers re: College lines
141 1830 Sep 1. Plan referred to by the Report of the Committee on the petition of Professor Packard and others
142 1831. Misc. accounts, receipts of College lands
143 1831. Misc. deeds, receipts, letters
144 1831. Misc. accounts, receipts re: College lands
145 1832 Oct 18. Deed from Bowdoin College to S.P. Newman
146 1832 Dec 26. Professor Newman to the College (Bowdoin College)
147 1832. Misc. reports, receipts concerning College lands
148 1832. Misc. material re: sale of College townships
149 1833. Misc. deeds, material (including Lisbon lands)
150 1833. Misc. materials pertaining to College townships
151 1833. Misc. material on College townships
152 1833. Misc. material pertaining to College townships
153 1833 Feb. Material pertaining to Samuel E. Crooker
154 1833 Mar-Jun. Material pertaining toRobert and James Gower
155 1833 Oct 1. Deed of Benjamin Vaughn
156 1833 Jul-Sep. William Garcelon letters re: College lands in Lisbon
157 1833-1955, n.d. Miscellaneous deeds
158 1834 Jul. Agent for College lands report
159 1834. Misc. material concerning towns of Abbot and Lisbon
160 1835 Sep. Material concerning land on College campus
161 1835-1836. Misc. material re: lands of Abbot, Gilford
162 1835,1837. Misc. material
163 1835-1837. Land agency records(including land descriptions and financial records)
164 1837 Feb 16. Resolve of Commonwealth of Mass. re: disposition of Bowdoin lands
165 1838 Feb 9,12. Deed from Stone and Morse to Elijah P. Pike, Deed from E. Pike to Bowdoin College
166 1838 Aug. Contracts, calculations re: Malacki Bartlett
167 1838-1845. Receipts of lands sold
168 1839 Sep 2. Deed of R.H. Gardiner to Bowdoin College
169 1839. Misc. material
170 1839-1840. Mortgage notices
171 1840 Mar. Land deed of Alexander and Evis Moorhead to L.J. Jackson
172 1841 Aug 5. Land purchase contract of Joseph Blaber for land in Abbot
173 1842 Jul 12. Deed of Caroline A. Newman
174 1842 Sep 6. Petition by Professors Smyth and Packard re: removal of College Street fence
175 1842-1843 Dec-Feb. Correspondence concerning J. Bowdoin's will
176 1843 Feb 4. Concerning the settlement of Temple Bowdoin's will and attempts to establish a medical school at Bowdoin
177 1843 Feb 13. Letter from S. Greenleaf to Mason concerning property claims of Temple Bowdoin's will
178 1843 Feb-Mar. Correspondence over the settlement of Temple Bowdoin's will
179 1843 Mar 21-30. Correspondence and opinions concerning the settlement of Temple Bowdoin's will
180 1843 Mar 22. Announcement of Board of Trustees meeting to discuss Temple Bowdoin's will
Box 2
Folder 1 1843 Apr. Copy of a letter to G. Mason discussing the Board of Trustees meeting concerning the settlement of the Bowdoin estate
2 1843 Apr 5. Bowdion College's opinion on James Temple Bowdoin's citizenship to support real estate claims, Boston
3 1843 May. Correspondence concerning the occupation of the Bowdoin estate by the College
4 1843 Aug 31. Proposal to buy land of the Bowdoin estate by Mr. Sturgis
5 1843 Aug-Sep. Responses by the College to William Sturgis' proposal
6 1843 Oct. Discussion of the sale of the College's share of the Bowdoin estate Boston
7 1843 Oct 13. Diagram of the Beacon Street lots invovled in the settlement of James Bowdoin's estate, Boston
8 1843 Oct 19. Conditions of the sale of the Beacon Street estate of James Bowdoin, Boston [2 copies]
9 1843 Oct 21. Letter from R.H. Gardiner to President Woods concerning the sale of the Beacon Street property
10 1843 Oct 27. Opinion on Bowdoin's real estate claims, report by the committee on the Bowdoin claim
11 1843 Nov 9. Deed for James Bowdoin II's Mansion House estate, transferred to the President and Trustees of Bowdoin College
12 1843 Nov 10. Mortgage between Bowdoin College and J. Preston on the Beacon Street house of James Bowdoin
13 1843 Nov 27-28. Surveyor's reports of land in Abbot
14 1843 Dec 18. Deed to land in Abbot sold by Bowdoin College to John D. Pickens
15-17 1843. Correspondence concerning the settlement of the Bowdoin estate
18 1843. Payment records of land in Abbot
19 1844 Feb 10. Beginning of rough draft of the discussion the rights of aliens to land title
20 1844 Mar 14. Land deed of land in Portland- Robert S. Randall to Bowdoin
21 1844 Aug 26. Deed of Robert S. Randall to Bowdoin of land in Portland
22 1844. Payment records on lands sold by the College
23 1844. Lands (?)
24 1844. Discussion by C.S. Daveis on the rights of aliens to titles of land
25 1848 Aug 12. Land deed of George Stanwood to the College
26 1848 Aug 29. Land deed of John Owen to the College
27 Pre-1850. Statement of sales
28 Pre-1850. Correspondence on terms of sale of Naushon Island
29 1850 ? Vote to make deeds for land sold
30 1850 ? Statement concerning the College's right to sell of lands
31 1850 ? Right of College to convey vested reminder- copy of the letter from C. Loring to Woods
32 1855 Feb 6-12. Promissory notes to pay mortgages on land sold by the College
33 1855 Jul. Bill of sale for lands
34 1858 Apr 16. Writ of possession, Bowdoin College vs. Stephen Gould
35 1859 Jun 21. Reuel Williams to J. McKeen over lands in Abbot
36 1859 Jul 29. Deed from Charles J. Gilman to Francis Jordan
37 1860 Jan 3. Note concerning payment of mortgages
38 1860 Jan 5. Land deed of Noah Barker to Bowdoin
39 1860 Jun 23. Land deed from J. Appleton and C. Dole of Bangor to Bowdoin College
40 1860 Oct. Concerning a land grant to the Medical School from the state
41 1861 May 9. From President and Trustees of Bowdoin College to Martha Ann Bush Chandler
42 1861. Mortgage notes
43 1865 Oct 12. Deed of land sold by the College to Nelson Cook
44 1866 Oct 20. Deed from Francis C. Jordan to Amherst Whitmore (to F.C. Jordan)
45 1867 Feb 18. Deed from Francis Jordan to Bowdoin College
46 1867 Feb 28. Certification of legal action between John Bishop and Francis Jordan
47 1869. Letter from J.S. Monroe concerning Abbot lands
48 1870. Letters from J.S. Monroe concerning Abbot lands
49 1871 Dec 7. Deeds of lands in Piscataquis
50 1872. Correspondence of J.A. Monroe to the College concerning land in Abbot
51 1873 Oct 13. From the President and Trustees of Bowdoin College to Martha Ann Bush Chandler
52 1873 Nov 28. Surrender of lease of George L. Goodale to Bowdoin College
53 1873. Payments on deeds, J.A. Monroe agent (lands in Abbot)
54 1873. Correspondence and excerpts from Finance Committee on action for lands in Abbot
55 1874 Jan 13. From President and Trustees of Bowdoin College to Martha Ann Bush Chandler
56 1890 Feb 5. Bond from President and Trustees for lands in Abbot [2 copies and envelope]
57 1890-1935 Chandler deeds
Folio Box 4
Folder 4 1891 State of Maine legislation repealing the provenance to limit income and property held by the President
Box 2
Folder 58 1892 Jun 2. Abstract of title of land
59 1892 Jun 10. Deed from Charles S. Pennell (?) to President and Trustees of Bowdoin College
60 1892 Aug 8. Tax slip for Charles S. Pennell
61 1893 May 9. Deed from Lewis A. Barnes to Bowdoin College
62 1893 May 9. Copy of description of land conveyed by the College to Lewis A. Barnes
63 1893 Jun 29. Letter from J. Crawford to S.J. Young re: boundaries of College lot
64 1898. Report to the Treasurer describing land of the College in Brunswick, Maine, by Barrett Potter
MapCaseD Drawer 12 1898. Map associated with 1898 report: Land Now and Formerly Owned by Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine
Box 2
Folder 65 1907 Dec 17. Quit claim deed from Lewis F. Ryan to McCausland and McMaster
66 1907-1908. Correspondence over land in Piscataquis
MapCaseD Drawer 12 1909. Plan of the Chandler Estate in Brunswick, Maine
Box 2
Folder 67 1910. Concerning College owned Piscataquis lands
68 1910. Concerning Piscataquis lands owned by the College
69-70 1910. Concerning College owned Piscataquis lands
71 1912 Mar 18. Quit claim deed from Guilford Manufacturing Company to Bowdoin College
72-73 1912. Concerning College owned Piscataquis lands
74 1914 Jun. Bartlett, Ernest S. - Timberland
75 1914 Jun 22-24. Lot sold to Paul Nixon
76 1922 May-Jun. Concerning Piscataquis lands
77 1922 Jul. Concerning Piscataquis lands
78 1922-1923. Concerning Piscataquis lands
79 1923 Aug 6. Deed from President and Trustees of Bowdoin College to Henry E. Andrews
80 1925 Jun. Bath Street property lease to Brunswick
81 1933-1940. Concerning Piscataquis lands
82 1939 Mar 1. Concerning Bath Street property - lease to Brunswick
83 1939 Lucy H. Kendrick deed
84 1950 May 19. Concerning lands once owned by Bowdoin - Bangor Daily News Release
85 1953-1954 Cleaveland Street deeds
86 1955 Sep 20. Correspondence re: Longfellow's birthplace materials
87 1955 Sep 29. Bills of sale of Longfellow's birthplace materials, with enclosed letter
88 1955 Oct 3. Correspondence re: acknowledgement of gift of materials from Longfellow's birthplace
89 1955 Oct 5. Correspondence re: Longfellow's birthplace
90 [n.d.] Coal lands in Pennsylvania (Boody papers)
91 [n.d.] Joseph [Potter?] sold to John [Potter?] and Bowdoin jointly
92 [n.d.] Lands in Sullivan maps
Folio Box 4
Folder 5 [n.d.] Lot maps of the College lands
Folio Box 4
Folder 6 [n.d.] Map of Bowdoin lands: gift of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Box 2
Folder 93 [n.d.] Plan for location of manhole between College houses 262 and 264 Maine Street
94 [n.d.] Rough plan of Town Common
95 [n.d.] Summary re: lands from Nehemiah Cleaveland's notes

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Accounting Ledgers, 1855-1962

Catalog Number: 1.8.9


Ovsvol Volume 1 Accounting Ledger (1855-1866)
Ovsvol 2 Ledger with Alphabet Bowdoin College (1864-1871)
Ovsvol 2a Ledger C, 1866-1899
Ovsvol 3 Alumni Journal Ledger (1873-1877)
Ovsvol 4 Old Book of Funds and Security (1873 -1898)
Ovsvol 5 Buxton Scholarship (Sept. 24, 1875- Feb. 8, 1916)
Ovsvol 6 Buxton Scholarship (Feb. 26, 1876- Feb. 1, 1979)
Ovsvol 7 Statement of Terms of 1899 Donations and Bequests
Ovsvol 8 Fund and Investment Ledger (1899-1921)
Ovsvol 9 General Ledger (1899-1921)
Ovsvol 10 Investments and Income Register (1920--1924) #2
Ovsvol 11 Expense Ledger #1 (1921-1922)
Ovsvol 12 Fund Ledger (1921-1928)
Ovsvol 13 Income Ledger (1921-1929)
Ovsvol 14 General Ledger (1921-1929)
Ovsvol 15 Expense Ledger #2 (1922-1923)
Ovsvol 16 Expense Ledger #3 (1923-1924)
Ovsvol 17 Expense Ledger #4 (1924-1925)
Ovsvol 18 Investment and Income Register "No. 3" BC (1924-1925)
Ovsvol 19 Expense Ledger #5 (1925-1926)
Ovsvol 20 Accounting Ledger (1925-1926)
Ovsvol 21 Expense Ledger #6 (1926-1927)
Ovsvol 22 Income Ledger "No. 2" (ca. 1927)
Ovsvol 23 Expense Ledger #7 (1927-1928)
Ovsvol 24 Expense Ledger #8 (1928-1929)
Ovsvol 25 Expense Ledger #9 (1929-1930)
Ovsvol 26 General Ledger (1929-1943)
Ovsvol 27 Income Ledger Funds from (1930-ca. 1954)
Ovsvol 28 Fund Ledger #1 (1930-1959)
Ovsvol 29 Fund Ledger #2 (1930-1959)
Ovsvol 30 Fund Ledger #3 (1930-1959)
Ovsvol 31 Endowment (1938-1944)
Ovsvol 32 Income Ledger (1938-1956)
Ovsvol 33 Income Ledger (1940-1951)
Ovsvol 34 General Ledger (1942-1951)
Ovsvol 35 General Ledger 1948-1957
Ovsvol 36 General Ledger (1954-1959)
Ovsvol 37 Ledger Pay Roll (July 1960-Dec. 3, 1962)

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Student Bonds, 1883-1910

Catalog Number: 1.8.10


Box 1
Folder 1-2 Class of 1884
3-4 Class of 1885
5 Class of 1886
6-7 Class of 1887
8-9 Class of 1888
10-11 Class of 1889
12-13 Class of 1890
14-15 Class of 1891
16-17 Class of 1892
18-19 Class of 1893
20-21 Class of 1894
22-23 Class of 1895
24-25 Class of 1896
26-27 Class of 1897
28-29 Class of 1898
30-31 Class of 1899
32-33 Class of 1900
34-35 Class of 1901
36-37 Class of 1902
38-39 Class of 1903
40-41 Class of 1904
42-44 Class of 1905
45-51 Nongraduates 1902-1910

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