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Guide to Student Publications, 1826-

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Title:
Student Publications
Creator:
Bowdoin College
ID:
A04.41
Date [inclusive]:
1826-
Extent:
2.5 Linear Feet
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Conditions Governing Access:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Student Publications, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

The collection contains student publications dating from 1826. Student publications with a small amount of material are listed alphabetically in the series "Various Student Publications" while student publications with substantial material held by the Archives are listed in separate series.

Organized into fourteen series: Various Student Publications, 1843- , n.d.; Bowdoin Bear-Skin, 1921-1927; Bowdoin Forum, 1992-1993, 1997-; Bowdoin Globalist; Bowdoin Patriot, 1983-2003; Bowdoin Port-Folio, 1893; Bowdoin Review, 1984-1987; Bowdoin Sun, 1977-1978, n.d.; Disorient, 2001-2003; Escritoir, 1826-1827; Growler, 1930-1948, 1985-1986, n.d.; Korean American Students Association (KASA) Newsletter, 2002- ; No Cats, No Steeples, 1977- , n.d.; To the Root, 1980-1995, n.d.; Womyn's Words, 1988-1993, n.d.

Series Description:

This series contains short-lived or ephemeral student publications, and student publications with a small number of issues or volumes held by the archives. Student publications published over a number of years, with substantial holdings in the archives are listed in separate series.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Advocate, 1984 Oct, 1985 Spring, 1990 Winter

ovsz-box 13

Avant-Garb, 2018 Spring-

box 1 folder 1

Bear Facts: Bowdoin College's 1988-1989 Teachers' Unrequired Reading List

box 1 folder 2

Bittersweet, 2010 - , by Peer Health and Body Speak

box 1 folder 3

Blowout, 1917 Dec - 1918 Jun

volume 1

Blowout, 1917 Dec

box 1 folder 4

Bowdoin Arts Review, 1976 Spring

box 1 folder 5

Bowdoin Babble, 2012 Fall -

box 1 folder 6

Bowdoin Bear Mugs: The Facebook of Bowdoin Students Class of 1991, 1992, 1993

box 1 folder 7

Bowdoin Globalist, 2012 Feb - 2013 Winter

box 1 folder 8

Bowdoin Globalist, 2013 Nov - 2014 May

box 1 folder 9

Bowdoin Harpoon, 2017-

box 1 folder 9a

Bowdoin Knocker, [1901?]

box 1 folder 10

Bowdoin Oracle, 2011 Fall-

box 1 folder 11

Bowdoin Under Ground, 1996 Spring

box 1 folder 12

Bowdoin Upperclass Facebook, 1994-1995 - classes of 1995, 1996, and 1997

box 1 folder 13

Bowdoinensia, 1874 Dec

volume 2

Bowdoinensia, 1874 Dec

box 1 folder 14

Bridge, 1987 Apr

ovsz-box 13

Broadside, 1990 Sep - 1991 Nov

box 1 folder 15

Chanticleer: Journal of the Bowdoin Political Issues Committee, 1963 Spring

box 1 folder 16

Disorientation, August 2018-

box 1 folder 17

F-Word, 2005 Spring -

box 1 folder 18

Grime, 1932 May 18

box 1 folder 19

Hype, 2006 Feb -

box 1 folder 20

In & Out, 2006 Fall

box 1 folder 21

The Installation (published by Satanable Bowdoin)

box 1 folder 22

Le Babble, 2013 Fall

box 1 folder 23

Naked, 2002 Oct, n.d.

box 1 folder 24

No Reply, [2004 Sep] -

box 1 folder 25

Noise, 2010 Spring-

box 1 folder 26

NOISE, Issue 001 - Fall/Winter 2018-19 -

box 1 folder 27

North, 1988 Winter and 1989 Spring

ovsz-box 13

North - fliers, n.d.

box 1 folder 28

Nucleus, 1843-1844, n.d.

box 1 folder 29

Our Issues, [2002]

box 1 folder 30

"Q", 2008 Spring - 2009 Spring

box 1 folder 31

"Q", 2009 Fall - 2011 Spring

box 1 folder 32

"Q", 2012 Spring -

box 1 folder 33

Ritalin [2002-2003 Spring]

box 1 folder 34

Sensationalist, n.d.

box 1 folder 35

South Pork Ranch, 1990

ovsz-box 13

Speak, 2013-

box 1 folder 36

Speak: A Political Journal of the Bowdoin College African American Society, 1990 Fall

box 1 folder 37

Talk of the Quad, 2016

box 1 folder 38

TJOOR, The Journal of Ostensible Reality, 1973-1976, n.d.

box 1 folder 39

Transit, 1981 Nov and 1982 Mar

box 1 folder 40

Wavelength, 2004

box 1 folder 41

Posters, 2017-

ovsz-box 14

Series Description:

The inaugural issue of the Bowdoin Bear-Skin was published in February 1921 and was know as the "Sophmore Hop Number." The humorous magazine contains illustrations, poems, and short articles. Published four times a year from 1921 through 1923, the number of issues increased to five per year from 1924-1927, but many of the later issues were not numbered or dated.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1922-1927, volumes 1-7

volume 1

1921, Feb-Dec

box 1 folder 1

1922, Feb-Dec

box 1 folder 2

1923, Feb-Jun

box 1 folder 3

1923 Oct - [1924]

box 1 folder 4

[1924-1925]

box 1 folder 5

[1925-1926]

box 1 folder 6

[1926-1927]

box 1 folder 7

Series Description:

The Forum, with the byline "Bringing the World to Bowdoin College," was published in newspaper format from 1992-1993. In 1997, The Bowdoin Forum, also edited by Bowdoin Students and published under the auspices of the College, began as an annual journal of international affairs, accepting submissions from Bowdoin students, faculty, and alumni. After the Spring 2008 issue, the Bowdoin Forum ceased publication.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1992 Sep 18, Forum

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1992 Nov 3, Forum

ovsz-box 14

1992 Dec 14, Forum

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1993 Mar 19, Forum

ovsz-box 14

1993 Apr 30, Forum

ovsz-box 14

1993 Dec 6, Forum

ovsz-box 14

1997 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 1

1998 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 2

1999 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 3

2000 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 4

2001 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 5

2002 Fall, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 6

2003 [Bowdoin Forum was not published]

2004 Spring, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 7

2005 Spring, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 8

2006 Spring, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 9

2007 Spring, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 10

2008 Spring, The Bowdoin Forum

volume 11

Series Description:

As competition to the Bowdoin Orient, the Patriot was "designed to present alternative points of view to the Bowdoin community, and to serve as a forum for lively political debate." (cf. first issue) It began publication in October 1983, continued with lapses until the late 1990's, then was reestablished in the spring of 2001, continuing until 2003. Founded as a conservative journal of opinion and analysis, the Patriot has maintained this representation throughout its tenure.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1983 Oct - 1984 May 25

ovsz-box 1 folder 1

1984 Oct - 1985 Dec

ovsz-box 1 folder 2

1987 Oct, 1988 Nov, 1987 Feb [i.e. 1989], 1990 May

ovsz-box 1 folder 3

1991 Sep - Nov, 1992 Feb, 1993 Apr

ovsz-box 1 folder 4

1993 Oct - 1994 Nov

ovsz-box 1 folder 5

1995 Oct - 1996 Apr

ovsz-box 1 folder 6

1996 Nov - 1997 Dec

ovsz-box 1 folder 7

2001 Mar - 2002 Apr

ovsz-box 1 folder 8

2002 Sep - 2003 Feb

ovsz-box 1 folder 9

Series Description:

As noted in the prospectus dated May 1, 1839, the Bowdoin Port-Folio was a student literary periodical with each number containing one or more contributions from alumni and an "Editor's Table" with news relevant to alumni. The July 1839 number includes "Leaves from Hyperion", an unpublished romance by Professor Henry W. Longfellow. Both bound volumes include all numbers, April 1839-December 1839 (no May 1839 was issued), as well as an 1838 Peucinian Society catalogue and the 1837 Laws of Bowdoin College. In addition, volume 1 includes an annotated index of signatures and an 1840 Catalogus Bowdoinensis, whereas volume 2 includes Bowdoin College forms belonging to Benjamin Franklin Parsons (Bowdoin 1841) and an oration by Caleb Cushing.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1839 Apr-1839 Dec, with annotated index of signatures

volume 1

1839 Apr-1839 Dec, with Bowdoin College forms belonging to Benjamin Franklin Parsons (Bowdoin 1841)

volume 2

1839 Apr-1839 Aug

box 1 folder 8

1839 May 1, Bowdoin Port-Folio-Extra (prospectus)

box 1 folder 9

1839 Sep-1839 Dec

box 1 folder 10

Series Description:

The Bowdoin Review or TBR was established by Bowdoin students and faculty in 1984 as an essay magazine for non-fictional subjects. Contributions were solicited from Bowdoin students, faculty and persons no affiliated with the College.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1984, introductory letter and flier

box 1 folder 11

1985, poster

ovsz-box 14

1984 Spring

box 1 folder 12

1985 Spring

box 1 folder 13

1986 Spring

box 1 folder 14

1987 Spring

box 1 folder 15

Series Description:

Most issues of the Bowdoin Sun, or Sun, have the byline "The Free-Access Journal of Bowdoin College." According to the editorial in the inaugural October 19, 1977 issue, the Sun aimed to provide an outlet for creativity and imagination in journalistic writing, as well as a means for people to freely express their feelings and ideas. Fliers solicited photographers, writers, and artists.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1977-1978, n.d. - fliers

box 1 folder 16

1977 Oct, 1978 Nov

box 1 folder 17

n.d.

box 1 folder 18

Series Description:

The Disorient was a broadside described in various issues as biweekly, bimonthly, or fortnightly, with the byline "skepticism, vigilance, and occasional sarcasm." Articles chiefly concerned international affairs, foreign policy, politics, and social issues.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

2001 Fall - 2003 Spring

ovsz-box 14

Series Description:

The Escritoir was a biweekly publication of sixteen octavo pages including essays, articles, and poems with widely varying subjects. Contributions were unsigned or signed with only an initial.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1826 Oct - 1827 May

volume 1

1826 Oct - Dec

box 1 folder 19

1827 Feb - May

box 1 folder 20

Series Description:

Growler was a humor magazine including verse, prose, short stories, jokes, and drawings. First published in 1930, the publication continued until 1948, with a break from 1942 through Spring, 1946. In 1985 Bowdoin students starting a humor magazine learned of the Growler from an alumnus, and brought back the name with their publication.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1930 Dec - 1941 Dec

box 1 folder 21-49

1933 Nov - 1936 Ivy Number

volume 1

1946 Oct - 1948 May

box 2 folder 1-9

1985 Spring - 1986 Spring, n.d.

box 2 folder 10-13a

Series Description:

The Korean American Students Association (KASA) was established in 1997 to spread an awareness of the grwoing Korean community on the Bowdoin campus. The KASA newsletter contains articles from KASA officers, members, graduates, and friends on political, cultural, and social issues and events relating to Korean and Korean Americans at Bowdoin.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

2002 Spring, annual newsletter

box 2 folder 14

2002-2003, annual newsletter

box 2 folder 14

2003-2004, annual newsletter

box 2 folder 14

Series Description:

No Cats, No Steeples is an annual publication of black and white photographs initiated and produced by students at Bowdoin.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1977

box 2 folder 15

[1979 Spring]

box 2 folder 16

1989, n.d. - fliers

box 2 folder 17

1989 Spring

box 2 folder 18

1990 Spring

box 2 folder 19

1991 Spring

box 2 folder 20

1993 Spring

box 2 folder 21

1994 Spring

box 2 folder 22

1997 Spring

box 2 folder 23

1999 Spring

box 2 folder 24

Series Description:

The first issue, February 6, 1980, described To the Root as a political newsletter sponsored collectively by the Afro-American Society, the Bowdoin Energy Research Group, the Bowdoin Women's Association, and Struggle and Change. From late 1983 through 1995, the format of the publication changed several times and the publication was attributed to Struggle and Change, a student organization committed to increasing political awareness in the Bowdoin College community.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1980-1983

box 2 folder 25

1983-1989, n.d.

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1991, 1995, n.d.

box 2 folder 26

Fliers, n.d.

box 2 folder 27

Series Description:

Womyn's Words was a literary magazine by, for, and about women that received funding from the Bowdoin Women's Association. Drawings, essays, photographs, and poems were included.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1988 Spring

box 2 folder 28

1990 May

box 2 folder 29

1992 May

box 2 folder 30

[1993 May]

box 2 folder 31

n.d., Womyn's Words mock-ups

ovsz-box 14
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