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Title:
College buildings: subject files, plans, and realia
Creator:
Bowdoin College
ID:
A01.13
Date [inclusive]:
1798-
Extent:
16 Linear Feet
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

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

General information on buildings at Bowdoin College was accumulated from a variety of sources. Subject files include building specifications, correspondence with architects and construction companies, estimates, dedication programs and memorabilia. Some correspondence between the College and those who have funded building projects is also included. The second series contains architectural plans for a number of College buildings. Clippings, slides and photographs are contained as well. Buildings and facilities represented include: Farley Field House, Dayton Ice Arena, Curtis swimming pool, the Cleaveland meteorological cabinet and the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library.

This collection contains correspondence, documents, reports, architectural plans, campus views, photographs, printed materials, clippings, realia, and ephemera. The collection includes general information on buildings at Bowdoin College accumulated from a variety of sources. Subject files include building specifications, correspondence with architects and construction companies, estimates, dedication programs, clippings and ephemera. Also included are Patricia McGraw Anderson's research files for her 1988 book on Bowdoin College architecture.

Series Description:

Files include building specifications, correspondence with architects and construction companies, estimates, dedication programs, printed ephemera, clippings, slides and photographs.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

General Note:

Fliers and brochures regarding building dedications can also be found in: Office of Events and Summer Programs Records: Academic Year Programs.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Photo album of campus buildings

volume-folio 1

Photo album of campus buildings belonging to Charles S. Christie (Bowdoin 1895)

volume-folio 2

52 Harpswell Road (formerly the Stevens Home), 2001, 2014-

box 1 folder A1

Adams Hall (Seth Adams)

box 1 folder A2

Appleton Hall

box 1 folder A3

Appleton Hall: Articles of Agreement- Melcher and Bowdoin College (1843, Samuel Melcher, III) [1842 and 1897]

box 1 folder A4

Appleton Hall: Spec book - contract documents and agreement for remodeling the ends of Appleton Hall, 1965, 1966

volume 4

Athletic Facilities

box 1 folder A5

Athletic Facilities: Clippings

box 1 folder A6

Banister Hall - Joseph P. McKeen Center for the Common Good, 2008-

box 1 folder B1

Baxter House

box 1 folder B2

Baxter House - see furnishings inventory in Sigma Nu records

crossref 4.7.16

Benjamin Greene House (see Delta Sigma House)

box 2 folder D17-19

Boody-Johnson House

box 1 folder B3

Brunswick Academy: "The Chateau" (Early Building Housing the Members of Alpha Delta Phi)

box 1 folder B4

Buck Center (Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness), 2008-

box 1 folder B5

Burton-Little House, 2001-

box 1 folder B6

Chamberlain Hall, 1999-

box 1 folder C1

Chapel

box 1 folder C2

Chapel: Antonette Chambers, "The Chapel Services at Bowdoin College" (See BA1172, BA1173, and BA1174 for audio cassettes of interviews referenced in the bibliography of Chambers' paper, "The Chapel Services at Bowdoin College")

box 1 folder C3

Chapel: Carillon - twenty-six handwritten scores for chapel bells

ovsz-box 1

Chapel: Clippings

box 1 folder C4

Chapel: Clippings; murals

box 1 folder C5

Chapel: Curtis organ, 1927

box 1 folder C6

Chapel: Correspondence, 1907-1938, n.d., transferred from Art Museum files

box 1 folder C7

Chapel: Documents - chiefly bell and carillon material, 1958-1981, n.d.

box 1 folder C8

Chapel: Ephemera

box 1 folder C9

Chapel: "The History, Art, and Architecture of the Bowdoin College Chapel," [2011] View PDF

box 1 folder C10

Chapel: Howe Memorial Window, 1912-1913

box 1 folder C11

Chapel: Payson Memorial Chimes 1914-1922

box 1 folder C12

Chapel: Payson Memorial Chimes 1923-?

box 1 folder C13

Chapel: Plaques (photographs) from the Chapel time capsule - cleaning, 2003

box 1 folder C14

Chapel: William H. Pierson's "Richard Upjohn, Leonard Woods, and the Bowdoin College Chapel Conspiracy." Gift of the author.

box 1 folder C15

Cleaveland Hall (Cleaveland, Parker)

box 1 folder C16

Cleaveland Hall building contracts, 1951-1953

box 1 folder C17

Cleaveland Hall: walk-through video by Rene Bernier, 1996 Feb 7, before start of renovation completed in 1997

av ArchDVD box 1

Cleaveland House: appraisal to comply with IRS requirements, 1994

box 1 folder C18

Cleaveland House: bills and receipts, 1824-1840 (photocopies), 1993-1998, n.d.

box 1 folder C19

Cleaveland House: clippings; correspondence, 2000-

box 1 folder C20

Cleaveland House: deed of gift, 1994

box 1 folder C21

Cleaveland House: floor plans, 1992, n.d.

box 1 folder C22

Cleaveland House: images [1/3]

box 1 folder C23

Cleaveland House: images [2/3]

box 1 folder C24

Cleaveland House: images [3/3]

box 1 folder C25

Cleaveland House: inventories, 1996, n.d.

box 1 folder C26

Cleaveland House: National Historic Landmark nomination, 2000

box 1 folder C27

Cleaveland House: notes on history of Cleaveland House by William Shipman, 1993 (photocopy)

box 1 folder C28

Cleaveland House: photocopies of images and newspaper clippings from William Shipman's scrapbook on Cleaveland House

box 1 folder C29

Cleaveland House: printed ephemera

box 1 folder C30

Cleaveland House: wallpaper

box 1 folder C31

Coal Shed 1911-1931

box 1 folder C32

Coastal Studies Center (Thalheimer Farm), 2013-

box 1 folder C33

Coleman Hall

box 1 folder C34

Coleman Hall contract, 1957

box 1 folder C35

Coles Tower

box 1 folder C36

Coles Tower Complex

box 1 folder C37

College Buildings

box 1 folder C38

College Grounds

box 1 folder C39

Commons Hall (1828)

box 1 folder C40

Cram Alumni House correspondence, 1982-1986, n.d.

box 1 folder C41

Cram Alumni House - Kate Douglas Wiggin Room and Ladies Lounge, 1965-1967

box 1 folder C42

Cram Alumni House (Marshall Perley Cram)

box 1 folder C43

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1926 (October)

box 1 folder C44

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1926 (November)

box 1 folder C45

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1926 (December)

box 1 folder C46

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1926-1928

box 1 folder C47

Curtis Swimming Pool: Letters of Authorization from McKim, Mead and White to Cummings Construction Co.- 1927-1928

box 1 folder C48

Curtis Swimming Pool: Letters Enclosing Payments to Cummings Construction Co.- 1927-28

box 1 folder C49

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (Jan-Feb)

box 1 folder C50

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (March)

box 1 folder C51

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (April)

box 1 folder C52

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (May)

box 1 folder C53

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (June-July)

box 1 folder C54

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (Aug-Sept)

box 1 folder C55

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (October)

box 1 folder C56

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (November)

box 1 folder C57

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1927 (December)

box 1 folder C58

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1928 (Jan-Feb)

box 2 folder C1

Curtis Swimming Pool: 1928 (March-Sept)

box 2 folder C2

Curtis Swimming Pool - Room Areas, December 19, 1979

box 2 folder C3

Curtis Swimming Pool renovation, 2005-2007 (see Studzinski Recital Hall)

box 2 folder C4

Dayton Arena [1955]

box 2 folder D1

Dayton Arena: Clippings [1955]

box 2 folder D2

Dayton Arena: Printed Material [1955, 2008-2009]

box 2 folder D3

Dayton Arena Refrigeration, 1956

box 2 folder D4

Dayton Arena - Room Areas, December 19, 1979

box 2 folder D5

Dayton Arena: Engineering Report, December 19, 1991

box 2 folder D6

Dayton Arena: Facilities Program, February 6, 1992

box 2 folder D7

Dayton Arena: Phase I Project Manual, February 10, 1992

box 2 folder D8

Dayton Arena: Phase I Project Manual, February 14, 1992

box 2 folder D9

Dayton Arena: Blueprints (copies), 1992

box 2 folder D10

Dayton Arena: Phase II Mechanical As-Builts, 1992

box 2 folder D11

Dayton Arena: Phase II Mechanical As-Builts, 1992-1993

box 2 folder D12

Dayton Arena: Project Meeting Minutes, 1992

box 2 folder D13

Dayton Arena: Project Meeting Minutes, 1992-1993

box 2 folder D14

Dayton Arena: Project Meeting Minutes and Memoranda, 1992

box 2 folder D15

Dayton Arena: Phase II Project Manual, May 20, 1992

box 2 folder D16

Delta Sigma House (also known as the Benjamin Greene House) history, submitted as part of a Historic American Building Survey

box 2 folder D17

Delta Sigma House (also known as the Benjamin Greene House) illustrations, including photocopies of historic photographs, submitted as part of a Historic American Building Survey

box 2 folder D18

Delta Sigma House (also known as the Benjamin Greene House) photographs, submitted as part of a Historic American Building Survey

box 2 folder D19

Dormitories: General

box 2 folder D20

Dormitory: framed watercolor of brick dormitory and sidewalk along the quad, by R. Moore, undated

alpha-display Hanging

Druckenmiller Hall and Other Science Building Renovations

box 2 folder D21

Druckenmiller Hall - photograph album, 1997

volume 6

Dudley Coe Health Center, 1916-

box 2 folder D22

Dudley Coe Health Center: clippings

box 2 folder D23

Dunlap House (John Dunlap)

box 2 folder D24

Edwards Center for Art and Dance, 2013-

box 2 folder E1

Farley Field House: (Misc. Writings from the Athletic Facility Committee)

box 2 folder F1

Farley Field House: Dedication programs October 1987

box 2 folder F2

Farley Field House: Design Concepts and Cost Data (26 Apr '85) #1

box 2 folder F3

Farley Field House: Design Concepts and Cost Data (26 Apr '85) #2

box 2 folder F4

Farley Field House: H.P. Cummings Construction Co. (Qualifications, Experience, Etc.)

box 2 folder F5

Farley Field House: Miscellaneous Photos and Clippings (William Farley)

box 2 folder F6

Farley Field House: Misc. Plans and Diagrams (by Sasaki Assoc., Inc.)

box 2 folder F7

Farley Field House: Misc. Photos by Sasaki Assoc., Inc. & Jacoby

box 2 folder F8

Farley Field House: Preschematic Project Data (April 8, 1985) #1

box 2 folder F9

Farley Field House: Preschematic Project Data (April 8, 1985) #2

box 2 folder F10

Farley Field House: Slides

box 2 folder F11

First Parish Church and Bowdoin College

box 2 folder F12

First Parish Church and Bowdoin College - agreement with A. Melcher, 1806 Aug 15

box 2 folder F13

Gateway, Class of 1878

box 2 folder G1

Gateway, Class of 1903

box 2 folder G2

Gateway, Class of 1903

ovsz-box 4a

Gateway, Franklin Clement Robinson

box 2 folder G3

Getchell House (see Pols House)

box 2 folder G4

Gibson Hall of Music (Harvey Dow Gibson)

box 2 folder G5

Gibson Hall of Music: Bliss paneling

box 2 folder G6

Gibson Hall of Music: Rededication of the Robert K. Beckwith Library, 1994

box 2 folder G7

Hatch Science Library

box 2 folder H1

Hatch Science Library: Balloon and bookmarks from groundbreaking ceremony, 1989 Jun 3

box 2 folder H2

Hatch Science Library: Groundbreaking ceremony 6/3/89

box 2 folder H3

Hatch Science Library [1991]

box 2 folder H4

Hawthorne- Longfellow Library

box 3 folder H1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library [1966]

box 3 folder H2

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Ad Hoc Committee to Study Library Expanion 1960-61 correspondence

box 3 folder H3

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Ad Hoc Committee to Study Library Expansion 1960-61 McKim, Mead and White Floor Plans & Proposals

box 3 folder H4

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Ad Hoc Committee to Study Library Expansion 1960-61 Minutes and Ephemera

box 3 folder H5

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Architectural plans for administration area 1963

box 3 folder H6

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Clippings

box 3 folder H7

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Correspondence and ephemera concerning proposed Hubbard Hall extension 1938-1955

box 3 folder H8

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Equipment sketches

box 3 folder H9

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Floor plans, n.d.

box 3 folder H10

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: New and proposed construction: The Sesquincentennial Fund

box 3 folder H11

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: Proposed Construction 1980-

box 3 folder H12

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: renovations/ rededication speeches, 2002 (including Senator Mitchell's speech)

box 3 folder H13

Heating and Lighting Station, Architect's Report, 1920

box 3 folder H14

Heating Plant

box 3 folder H15

Heating Plant: Specifications 1900

box 3 folder H16

Heating Plant: Turbine Proposal, 1910

box 3 folder H17

Helmreich House, 2013-

box 3 folder H18

Historic District: Federal Street

box 3 folder H19

Howard Hall

box 3 folder H20

Howell House, 2000-

box 3 folder H21

Hubbard Grandstand

box 3 folder H22

Hubbard Hall

box 3 folder H23

Hubbard Hall, 1903-1904, 1960, 1962

box 3 folder H24

Hubbard Hall: Clippings

box 3 folder H25

Hubbard Hall: Correspondence, 1900-1901

box 3 folder H26

Hubbard Hall: Correspondence, 1902-1903

box 3 folder H27

Hubbard Hall: Correspondence, 1903-1914

box 3 folder H28

Hubbard Hall: Researchers' Questions

box 3 folder H29

Hyde Hall

box 3 folder H30

Hyde Hall: Building Specifications, 1917

box 3 folder H31

Hyde Hall: Miscellaneous

box 3 folder H32

Hyde Hall: Remodeling, 1966

box 3 folder H33

Kanbar Hall, 2004-

box 3 folder K1

Ladd House, 2002-

box 3 folder L1

Longfellow Arts Building, 2013-

box 3 folder L2

MacMillan House, 2002-

box 3 folder M1

Maine Hall (First One) (1806-1808, Burned 1836): Samuel Melcher III

box 3 folder M2

Maine Hall: Miscellaneous

box 3 folder M3

Maine Hall: Spec book and contract documents, 1965

volume 7

Massachusetts Hall (1798-1803, Samuel Melcher III)

box 3 folder M4

Massachusetts Hall

box 3 folder M5

Massachusetts Hall (including Cleaveland Cabinet), 1872-1915, 1956, 1971

box 3 folder M6

Massachusetts Hall - Cleaveland Cabinet, [1873]

box 3 folder M7

Massachusetts Hall - Cleaveland Cabinet (1873, destroyed 1936): A. C. Martin

box 3 folder M8

Massachusetts Hall - Cleaveland Cabinet controversy correspondence, 1913

box 3 folder M9

Massachusetts Hall - Cleaveland Cabinet controversy correspondence, 1914

box 3 folder M10

Massachusetts Hall - Cleaveland Cabinet controversy correspondence, 1915 Jan-Oct

box 3 folder M11

Massachusetts Hall: Alterations (1 of 2), 1936

box 3 folder M12

Massachusetts Hall: Alterations (2 of 2), 1936

box 3 folder M13

Massachusetts Hall: U.S. commemorative postal card, 1993 Oct 14 (in embossed folder and as insert in card)

ovsz-box 1

McLellan Building, 1999-

box 3 folder M14

Memorial Hall/Pickard Theater

box 3 folder M15

Memorial Hall/Pickard Theater: Photo album of Pickard Theater in Memorial Hall (1955)

volume-folio 3

Memorial Hall: Subscriptions, 1865-1877

box 3 folder M16

Memorial Hall (1868-1882): S.B. Backus

box 3 folder M17

Memorial Hall: Confederate plaque

box 3 folder M18

Miscellaneous (Dormitories, Gateways, etc.)

box 3 folder M18

Miscellaneous: Estimates.

box 3 folder M19

Moore Hall: Building Specifications (1 of 2), 1940

box 3 folder M20

Moore Hall: Building Specifications (2 of 2), 1940

box 3 folder M21

Moore Hall: Miscellaneous, 2006-

box 3 folder M22

Morrell Gymnasium (Malcom E. Morrell)

box 3 folder M23

Morrell Gymnasium: Dedication Speech by Dr. L. Kiphuth 7/20/1965

box 3 folder M24

Moulton Union

box 4 folder M1

Moulton Union: Building Specifications, 1927

box 4 folder M2

Moulton Union (1927-1928; McKim, Mead and White)

box 4 folder M3

Moulton Union: Building contract, 1927-1928

box 4 folder M4

Moulton Union: Financial Reports, 1941-1942

box 4 folder M5

Moulton Union: Clippings

box 4 folder M6

Moulton Union: Committee on expansion, 1963-1964

box 4 folder M7

Moulton Union: Committee report on expansion, 1963 Apr 24

box 4 folder M8

Moulton Union: Committee report on expansion, 1963 May 2

box 4 folder M9

Moulton Union: Contract for additions and alterations, 1964

box 4 folder M10

Moulton Union: Correspondence, 1928-1968

box 4 folder M11

Moulton Union: Correspondence re: additions and alterations, 1962-1966

box 4 folder M12

Moulton: Dedication remarks, 1965 Oct 2

box 4 folder M13

Moulton Union: Interior design and decorating

box 4 folder M14

Moulton Union: Manuscript and notes for 1930 descriptive booklet

box 4 folder M15

Moulton Union: Plans (Steinman, Cain & White), 1964

box 4 folder M16

Moulton Union: Stanley Perkins Chase Memorial Lamps

box 4 folder M17

Observatory/Bowdoin College Observatory)

box 4 folder O1

Observatory (1890-1891, Dunning and Chapman): Specifications and correspondence

box 4 folder O2

Observatory- Pictures of 1932 Eclipse

ovsz-box 1

Osher Hall (Dormitory - formerly East Hall)

box 4 folder O3

Parker Cleaveland House Brochure, n.d.

box 4 folder P1

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum

box 4 folder P2

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: Clippings

box 4 folder P3

Pickard Field House

box 4 folder P4

Pols House (Edward Pols), 2001- , (formerly Getchell House)

box 4 folder P5

President's House: 85 Federal Street

box 4 folder P6

President's House: First President's House (1802, Burned 1839; Samuel Melcher III)

box 4 folder P7

President's House (85 Federal Street): Correspondence Regarding Property Alterations, 1961

box 4 folder P8

Proposed buildings - two framed drawings by McKim, Mead and White: proposed chemistry building, 1948, and classroom building, 1949

alpha-display Hanging

Quinby House, 1999-

box 4 folder Q1

Reed House - Thomas Brackett Reed House, 7 Boody Street (formerly Chi Psi fraternity)

box 4 folder R1

Rhodes Hall

box 4 folder R2

Roux Center - Dedication, 2018

box 4 folder R3

Roux Center

box 4 folder R4

Russwurm Afro-American Center (John Brown Russwurm); Little-Mitchell House

box 4 folder R5

Sargent Gymnasium: Building Specifications (1 of 2), 1911

box 4 folder S1

Sargent Gymnasium: Building Specifications (2 of 2), 1911-1912

box 4 folder S2

Sargent Gymnasium and General Thomas Worcester Hyde Athletic Building (1912, Allen and Collens)

box 4 folder S3

Schwartz Outdoor Leadership Center

box 4 folder S4

Searles Science Building (Mary Frances Searles)

box 4 folder S5

Searles Science Building (1894, Henry Vaughn)

box 4 folder S6

Sills Hall/Smith Auditorium, 1938-1949

box 4 folder S7

Sills Hall/Smith Auditorium, 1950-

box 4 folder S8

Smith Union, 1994-

box 4 folder S9

Smith Union Dedication 1995

box 4 folder S10

Smith Union - Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates' description, 1999

box 4 folder S11

Smith Union opening week poster, [1995]

ovsz-box 1

Solar Panel Array

box 4 folder S12

Stowe Hall

box 4 folder S13

Stowe House (Harriet Beecher Stowe)

box 4 folder S14

Stowe House, Commemorative stamp: 13 June 2007 [first day of issue]

box 4 folder S15

Stowe House: Historic Structure Report, Interim Report, Barba + Wheelock, 2008

box 4 folder S16

Stowe House: Harriet Beecher Stowe House Barn, Investigation and Documentation, Barba + Wheelock, 2010

box 4 folder S17

Stowe House: Historic Structure Report Volume I: Building History Descriptions and Analysis, Barba + Wheelock, 2007-2008

volume 8

Stowe House: Historic Structure Report Volume II: Recommendations, Barba + Wheelock, 2007-2008

volume 9

Studzinski Recital Hall, 2005- (formerly Curtis Swimming Pool)

box 4 folder S18

Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium - poster, 2007

ovsz-box 1

Studzinski Recital Hall: professional photographs of interiors/exterior and of two architecture awards. Photographs provided by William Rawn Associates

volume 5

Thorne Hall, 2000-

box 4 folder T1

Visual Arts Center

box 5 folder V1

Visual Arts Center: Contracts, 1972-1976

box 5 folder V2

Walker Art Building [1970s]

box 5 folder W1

Walker Art Building (1892-1893, McKim, Mead and White) [1890s]

box 5 folder W2

Walker Art Building: Clippings and programs

box 5 folder W3

Walker Art Building: drawing by Levon W. Coffin, 1896 (graphite on paper, framed)

alpha-display Hanging

Walker Art Building: transfer of deed.

ovsz-box 1

War memorial - Bowdoin Memorial (World War II, Korea, Vietnam)

box 5 folder W4

War memorial - Flagstaff (World War I)

box 5 folder W5

War memorial - Flagstaff (World War I), 1920-1930, n.d.

box 5 folder W6

Watson Arena, 2007-

box 5 folder W7

Watson Arena, 2007-

ovsz-box 1

West Hall (Dormitory)

box 5 folder W8

Whittier Field and Grandstand, 1843-1914, 1952, 2017

box 5 folder W9

Winthrop Hall

box 5 folder W10

Winthrop Hall: Renovations, 1926-1927

box 5 folder W11

Winthrop Hall: Miscellaneous, 2006-

box 4 folder W12

Winthrop Hall, a record of the occupants of Room 8 ("Gomorrah"), 1824-1877

ovsz-box 1

Series Description:

This series contains architectural plans for a number of College buildings, including the Chapel, Hubbard Hall, the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library, Massachusetts Hall, and the Senior Center.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by building or category.

General Note:

Oversize plans (not listed here) are located in the flat file storage area of Special Collections & Archives.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Boody-Johnson House: Gervase Wheeler block-plan of design for residence, 1848

map-case B drawer 13

Bowdoin Chapel

ovsz-box 1

Bowdoin Observatory

ovsz-box 1 folder 3

Cram House: architectural drawings by Charles A. Alexander, 1858 Aug 25

ovsz-box 1 folder 4

Delta Sigma House (also known as the Benjamin Greene House) drawings submitted as a Historic American Building Survey

map-case B drawer 2

Dormitories: Blueprint for dormitory wardrobes, McKim, Mead & White, 1941 Jan

map-case B drawer 2

Dormitories: Maine, Winthrop, Appleton: residence maps/plans

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: building plans (1961-1964)

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: building plans (1961-1964)

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: floor plans, 4 floors

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library: location maps for stacks

ovsz-box 1

Hawthorne-Longfellow Library - specifications for construction, contract set, 1964 May 15

volume 1

Hubbard Hall: additions and alterations, 1958-1966 (3 folders)

map-case B drawer B-13

Hubbard Hall: blueprints, Henry Vaughan

map-case B drawer B-13

Hubbard Hall: folder includes copies of Henry Vaughan's blueprints

ovsz-box 1

Hubbard Hall: (exterior) - presentation drawing by McKim, Mead and White of proposed extension, 1957

ovsz-box 1

Maine Hall

ovsz-box 1

Massachusetts Hall: alterations for museum (Cleaveland Cabinet), A.C. Martin, 1872

map-case B drawer 13

Moulton Union: 1954-1982 (3 folders)

map-case C drawer 7

Moulton Union: drawings for proposed expansion, Steinmann Cain & White, 1963, 1964

ovsz-box 1

Sargent Gymnasium, first, (subsequently the Heating Plant), 1885

map-case B drawer 13

Sargent Gymnasium, first, (subsequently the Heating Plant), hand colored heliotype print, Rotch & Tilden Architects, published in American Architect and Building News, no. 526, 1886 Jan 23

ovsz-box 1

Searles Science Building: blueprints, Henry Vaughan

map-case B drawer Top

Searles Science Building: Cambridge Seven Associates, 1997

map-case C drawer 5

Searles Science Building: McKim, Mead and White, 1952

map-case C drawer 6

Senior Center: 1974 - seminar 8, "the house." [designed by W.M. Severance]

ovsz-box 1

Senior Center (Coles Tower): floor plans

ovsz-box 1

War memorial (flagstaff - World War I), blueprint, McKim, Mead & White, 1923 May 17

map-case B drawer 2

Series Description:

This seriesc contains plans, views, and maps of Bowdoin College and its environs. See Gerard Brault's "A Checklist of Portraits of the Campus of Bowdoin College before the Civil War" for more information on the pre-1860 campus views listed.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

[1825?]: S.W. View of Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine; print reproduction (c.1950) of Pendleton lithograph title "Bowdoin College in 1821"

map-case D drawer 12

[183?]: West View of Bowdoin College; rendition of Butler & Stripe wood engraving (electrostatic copy)

map-case D drawer 12

[1839?]: West view of Bowdoin College; tinted lithograph by T. Moore of a drawing by Miss E. Butler (see Archives photos 8484.1 Box S6 for color transparency). View cropped for framing.

vault-box 1 Mss Ovsz

[1839?]: West view of Bowdoin College; lithograph by T. Moore of a drawing by Miss E. Butler [3 copies]

map-case D drawer 12

1846: A Plan of Brunswick Village surveyed and drawn by CJ Noyes, Sept. 1846

map-case D drawer 12

[1849]: Bowdoin College, west view of campus; lithograph by Tappan and Bradford, published by J. Griffin, from a daguerreotype by Hendee

map-case D drawer 12

1860: Bowdoin College in 1860; hand colored print, reproduction of original lithograph

map-case D drawer 12

1877: Map of Brunswick and Topsham

map-case D drawer 12

1886: Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine; colored lithograph, Geo. H. Walker & Co. lithographers, Boston [2 copies]

map-case D drawer 12

1896: Manuscript plan of Bowdoin College campus

map-case D drawer 12

1898: Map associated with 1898 report: Land Now and Formerly Owned by Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine - see Office of the Treasurer Records: Documents Concerning Lands, 1898

map-case D drawer 12

190?: "Views of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine" [poster incorporating 8 mounted photoprints - Class of 1875 Gateway, Chapel, Hubbard Hall, Massachusetts Hall, Memorial Hall, Searles Science Building, and Walker Art Building exterior and interior]

map-case D drawer 12

1901: Photocopy of map of campus environs, Maine Street and McKeen Street south to Mere Brook's crossing of Maine Street. Original in Chase-Johnson Papers: Helen Johnson Chase Materials: Diaries & Journals, v.1

ovsz-box 1

1907: Bowdoin College campus birds-eye view by H.D. Nichols; photogravure by A.W. Elson & Co. Boston [2 copies]

map-case D drawer 12

1907: Bowdoin College campus birds-eye view by H.D. Nichols; photogravure by A.W. Elson & Co. Boston; framed

display SC&A Hanging

1932, 1947: "Guide to Bowdoin for Benefit of Inexperienced Houseparty Guests," photocopies of campus maps highlighting fraternities contained in the Growler, 1932 and 1947 Dec. Printing plate for the 1932 map is in College Buildings: Realia

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1949: "Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine: Restudy of general plan for future development," McKim, Mead & White, Architects, New York; George B. Cabot Associates, Landscape Consultants, Boston, 1949 Jun, revised 1949 Dec

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ca. 1949: "Bowdoin College and Area of Outside Interests," map drawn by Stephen R. Hustvedt (Class of 1950)

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1950: A Map of the College Property Including Surrounding Areas by McKim, Mead, and White, May 1950

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1958: A Plan of Bowdoin College by McKim, Mead and White architects and Vincent C.Cerasi landscape architect and landplanner, November 1958

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1959: A Map of the College Property Including Surrounding Areas by McKim, Mead, and White, May 1950, revised October 1959

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1960: Reports regarding plans for College expansion

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1979: Bowdoin College - A Campus Plan for the Year 2000, by Saratoga Associates

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1990s: Campus map; buildings identified on back by number and quadrant

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2005: Campus map; buildings identified on back by number and quadrant

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2008: Campus map; buildings identified on back by number and quadrant

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2012: Campus map; buildings identified on back by number and quadrant

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2013: Campus map; buildings identified on back by number and quadrant

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Series Description:

This series contains trowels used in groundbreaking ceremonies, construction artifacts, ceramic tiles with images of College buildings, wooden replicas, the Confederate memorial plaque removed from Memorial Hall and placed in the College archives in 2017, and other objects related to College buildings.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by building.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Adams Hall: coffin lid used as subflooring - see Medical School of Maine Realia

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Adams Hall: coffin lid fragment with undertaker certificates, used as subflooring - see Medical School of Maine Realia

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Campus 1940s: "Guide to Bowdoin for Benefit of Inexperienced Houseparty Guests..." Printing plate of campus map highlighting fraternities (print is included in the Growler, 1932 Dec; a photocopy of the print is with the printing plate

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Chapel: artifacts [nails, wooden pieces]

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Chapel: ceramic tile

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Chapel: metal plaque with inscription about the foundation stone of King Chapel, 1845 Jul 16

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Chapel: plaque of King Chapel from the class of 1876 reunion banquet (2 copies)

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Chapel: wooden board with names of men, probably workers during a renovation of the Chapel

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Chapel: wooden mallet [found within the framing of a pew bench during renovations in 1998]

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Chapel: wooden replica

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Chemistry building: trowel used by President Sills at the laying of the cornerstone, 1951 Jun 15

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Coleman Hall: trowel from groundbreaking, 1957 Nov

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Farley Field House: t-shirt, 1987 Oct 10

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Hubbard Library: ceramic plate with image of Hubbard Library

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Hubbard Library: small plaque [removed from the Bailey Collection, M7]

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Massachusetts Hall: ceramic tile

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Massachusetts Hall: wooden replica

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Memorial Hall: Confederate plaque, "In memory of the Bowdoin men who served with the Confederate forces, 1861-1865." With notes concerning provenance.

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Moulton Union: ceramic tile

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Moulton Union: Trowel used by President Sills for Moulton Union cornerstone

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Pickard Theater: ceramic tile

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Polar Bear Statue: ceramic tile

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Walker Art Building: ceramic tile

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Walker Art Building: scrap of wood lath bearing the carving "R. Newbegin 96," found within supports of Walker Art Building dome during renovations, 2006 - see Alumni Biographical Files

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Series Description:

This series contains Patricia McGraw Anderson's research files centering on Bowdoin College architectural history. The research was for her book, "The Architecture of Bowdoin College," published by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in 1988. Also included are photographs and negatives taken by Richard Cheek for use or possible use in the book. Digital versions of these images are available.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Bibliography

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Book reviews, 1988-1990

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"Bowdoin" magazine with articles re: campus architecture, 1988 Fall

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Brunswick architecture: John Calvin Stevens and Bowdoin

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Chapel - general

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Document copies

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Historical Buildings Committee, 1984, 1985

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History of the College, 1984-1985, n.d.

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Illustrations - other

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Index card file: subjects A-V

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Index card file: subjects W, miscellaneous, and bibliography

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Miscellaneous

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Negatives, A-Z

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Old Maine roads

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Other campuses and John R. Ward

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Photographs, A-Z

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Plans, maps, and views

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Symposium - "Reading the Campus: The Iconography of Collegiate Architecture, 1988 Jun 3

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Walking tour - Bowdoin

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