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General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee Records, 1999-2006, n.d.



2.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number: M301

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Agency History / Biographical Note:
The General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee was a free-standing committee of Brunswick citizens who led the effort to commission and install a statue to honor the memory of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. Committee efforts were supported by the Town of Brunswick, the Pejepscot Historical Society, and Bowdoin College. Richard Morrell and Campbell Niven co-chaired the Committee. The sculptor was Joseph Query and the landscape architects were Richardson and Associates.

Scope and Content:
General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee records, the bulk documenting the planning, fund-raising, design, construction, and dedication of the Chamberlain statue and memorial sited at the corner of Maine Street/Bath Road, Brunswick, Maine. Additional files document 2004-2006 Committee involvement in the renovation of the Chamberlain burial site at Brunswick's Pine Grove Cemetery.

Cite as: General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee Records, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

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