Creator: Abbott family
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, much of it within the Abbott family; biographical records on family members; the literary manuscripts of Jacob, Lyman, and Edward Abbott; diaries, journals and scrapbooks kept by or concerning family members; photographs; documents; and other records.
Creator: Abbott, Charles Matthew, 1879-1956
Dates: 1879-1949, undated
Abstract: The bulk of the this collection is portraits of the extended Abbott family. The bulk of the photographs are of Charles Matthew Abbott's sisters and sons.
Creator: Abbott, Edward Farrington, 1909-1979
Dates: 1915-1978, undated
Abstract: The collection contains World War II correspondence of Edward Farrington Abbott, Jr. to family members, 1942-1945 and miscellaneous biographical material. The letters principally concern Abbott's day-to-day and recreational activities.
Creator: Abbott, Jere, 1897-1982
Title: Jere Abbott Papers - M284
Abstract: Family papers, chiefly letters dated 1916-1934 from Jere Abbott to his parents, including letters while he was a student at Bowdoin.
Creator: Abrahamson, Albert, 1905-
Dates: 1926-1988, undated
Abstract: Two scrapbooks containing documents, photographs, newspaper clippings and correspondence concerning Albert Abrahamson's life.
Creator: Ainge family
Title: Ainge Family Papers - M002
Abstract: Documents, including promissory notes, marriage settlements, accounts, indentures, etc. relating to the Ainge family (1766-1833).
Creator: Allen, Thomas H., (Thomas Hodge), 1945
Abstract: Congressional papers of Thomas H. Allen.
Creator: Allen, William, 1784-1868
Dates: 1805-1970, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly letters written by William Allen from Brunswick or Northampton, and letters to Allen's daughter, Elizabeth L. Allen, from cousins and friends
Creator: Alpha Delta Phi. Bowdoin chapter.
Abstract: Records of Alpha Delta Phi, Bowdoin Chapter including: Bowdoin Chapter record books, Bowdoin member records; unpublished literary works; ceremonial items, fraternity catalogs and publications; photographs; ephemera, and memorabilia.
Creator: Anderson, Rufus, 1796-1880
Dates: 1814-1888, undated
Abstract: Rufus Anderson (Bowdoin College Class of 1818) served on the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and was Foreign Secretary from 1832-1866. Papers includes Anderson's memoir and letters to his infant son, Henry Hill Anderson; Anderson's journal entry regarding the death of his father; a document concerning Anderson's service with the foreign missions; and printed memorials for Anderson and his wife
Creator: Anthoensen Press.
Abstract: The collection consists of samples of work orders for books, stationery, advertising brochures, pamphlets, business cards, catalogues, journals, greeting cards and other works produced by the Press.
Creator: Anthoensen Press.
Abstract: Forms, bills, receipts, letters, and other material relative to the operation of the Press (1918-1949).
Creator: Anthoensen, Fred, 1882-1969
Abstract: Correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, a manuscript of "Types and Book Making," and assorted biographical material.
Creator: Appleton, Jesse, 1772-1819
Dates: 1788-1837, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of letters, sermons, lectures, notes and other papers, as well as images.
Creator: Atlantic and St Lawrence Railroad Co.
Abstract: Records including correspondence, Provisional Committee and Corporators' meeting minutes, committee reports, clippings, documents, and printed pamphlets and broadsides, focus on the establishment, routing, and construction of the railroad.
Creator: Bachulus, John M.
Dates: 1793-1939, undated
Abstract: Includes John M. Bachulus' business and personal correspondence from 1793-1939.
Creator: Bailey, Merton G.L., 1888-1969
Dates: 1904-1967, undated
Abstract: Merton G. L. Bailey (Bowdoin 1911) worked in publishing, real estate, and government. His wife, Lula Bailey, was an avid bookplate collector. Their papers contain notes, photographs, clippings, and correspondence, much of which relates to Lula Bailey's bookplate collection, to Merton Bailey's Bowdoin classmates and colleagues, and his efforts to get books signed by notable authors. Lula Bailey's sizable bookplate collection is also included.
Creator: Barbour, Charles M.
Abstract: Biographical information collected by Charles Barbour on more than 30 graduates and faculty of the Medical School of Maine, including articles in journals and magazines, photographs, memorial tributes, and newspaper clippings.
Creator: Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
Abstract: Correspondence, documents, articles, speeches, clippings, photographs, logs, and other material relating to Robert Abram Bartlett's expeditions.
Creator: Bassett, James
Dates: 1929-1977, undated
Abstract: The collection contains Bassett's letters (1940-63) from Pearl Harbor and the Pacific Theater as well as from the Nixon campaigns; literary drafts of published and unpublished books, short stories, and plays; photographs; records of his naval service; and Bowdoin College memorabilia.
Creator: Bates, Arlo, 1850-1918
Title: Arlo Bates Papers - M009
Abstract: This collection includes Arlo Bates' literary drafts, short stories, plays, essays and poems; photographs of Bates and members of his family; correspondence (1829-1977, bulk 1870-1911); lecture notes; and other materials.
Creator: Beale, Joseph Boggs, 1841-1926
Abstract: Joseph Boggs Beale (1841-1926) was a prolific and nationally respected magic-lantern artist for Casper W. Briggs and Sons in Philadelphia from 1879 until his death in 1926. Collection includes twelve pen and ink and watercolor illustrations by Beale, created for lantern slides, of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's .
Creator: Beam, Philip C.
Title: Philip C. Beam Papers - M010
Dates: 1929-2001, undated
Abstract: Papers of Philip C. Beam including writings, photographs, news clippings, correspondence, diplomas and certificates, and ephemera, principally from late in his career; the bulk of the collection relates to Beam's writings about Winslow Homer.
Creator: Benson, Andrew M.
Dates: 1875-1876, undated
Abstract: Collection contains Andrew M. Benson's incoming correspondence and a ledger (single page) concerning his Portland, Maine, lumber business.
Creator: Beston, Henry, 1888-1968
Title: Beston Family Papers - M012
Dates: 1899-1977, undated
Abstract: Correspondence (1899-1977); literary drafts, notes, reviews, etc. (ca. 1919-1970) for various titles; photographs; biographical and family records, including clippings, essays, documents, drawings, and memorabilia (1926-1968); scrapbooks (1933-1968); and other material relating to the Beston family.
Creator: Bliss, Susan
Dates: 1906-1990, undated
Abstract: Articles, Bowdoin College librarians' reports, and other printed material concerning Susan Dwight Bliss's gifts to Bowdoin College, as well as material concerning the extended Bliss family. Also includes images of the interior and exterior of the Bliss residence at 9 East 68th Street in New York City .
Creator: Bourjaily, Vance, 1922-2010
Abstract: The collection contains letters; reviews; drafts of television plays, an opera, published and unpublished fiction, drama and poetry; magazine and newspaper articles and essays; audio tapes; and the final manuscripts of ten published novels.
Creator: Bowdoin College. Scientific Expedition to Labrador.
Dates: 1891-1982, (bulk 1891-1892)
Abstract: Contains first-hand accounts by several members of the expedition to Labrador, including Professor Leslie A. Lee's trip log and his observation notes on the Eskimo village of Hopedale, as well as the diaries and journals of several students, and post-expedition reports of findings.
Creator: Bowdoin family
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both personal and professional, as well as business, financial, and political documents, including wills and other materials concerning the Bowdoin estate.
Creator: Bradbury, James Ware, 1802-1901
Dates: 1817-1891, undated
Abstract: Includes correspondence (1836-1890); accounts and other financial records (1854-1891); documents, drafts and other material relating to Bradbury's law firm's business (1817-1885).
Creator: Bradeen, Richard Wayne, 1847-1881
Dates: 1939- 1967, undated
Abstract: Collection includes Wendell Bradley's correspondence with family members, colleagues, and fellow sailing enthusiasts; literary drafts; and sailing photographs.
Creator: Bradeen, Richard Wayne, 1847-1881
Abstract: Letters written by Richard Wayne Bradeen, chiefly addressed to his brother, John, and written from Saco and Brunswick, Maine, between 1866 and 1869.
Creator: Brewster family
Dates: 1900-1983, undated
Abstract: The collection contains political scrapbooks, letters, clippings, assorted ephemera and images compiled and saved by Ralph Owen Brewster's mother and wife.
Creator: Brewster, Owen, 1888-1961
Dates: 1909-1962, undated
Abstract: Records from all phases of Brewster's political career; they concern contemporary issues, events and local and national political and legislative initiatives.
Creator: Bridge, Horatio, 1806-1893
Title: Horatio Bridge Papers - M018
Dates: 1823-1967, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, and other documents, primarily concerning Horatio Bridge or his relationship with Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Creator: Bridge, Horatio, 1806-1893
Title: Bridge-Maurice Papers - M019
Dates: 1837-1888, undated
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence, notes, and photographs, all concerning Horatio Bridge and many involving his relationship with Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Hawthorne family.
Creator: Bringhurst, Joseph
Dates: 1792-1814, undated
Abstract: The collection contains thirty-one letters (1792-1814), the majority of which are by Bringhurst to his niece, Elizabeth Foulke.
Creator: Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810
Dates: 1792-1821, undated
Abstract: The collection consists largely of Brown's correspondence, much of it with his friends Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (1767-1834) and Deborah Ferris (1773-1844), later Mrs. Bringhurst, or between Ferris and Bringhurst.
Creator: Brown, Herbert Ross, 1902-1988
Dates: 1900-1991, undated
Abstract: The collection includes Herbert Ross Brown's personal correspondence, mostly with his wife, Ruth, and friends and colleagues, especially Wilmot Brookings Mitchell and Kenneth Sills; writings; and chapel talks.
Creator: Buchanan, Alexander Simms
Abstract: Contains documents and realia pertaining to the Civil War, including an album containing a signed photograph of Abraham Lincoln, original military documents, clippings, and ephemera.
Creator: Burnett, Charles T., (Charles Theodore), 1873-
Dates: 1895-1969, undated
Abstract: The collection includes Charles Burnett's correspondence, primarily with Dwight Morrow and other items related to Burnett's time at Bowdoin College.
Creator: Burroughs, Franklin
Dates: 1970-2006, undated
Abstract: The collection contains literary drafts of essays, books, and other writings.
Creator: Burton, Harold H., (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964
Dates: 1927-1965, undated
Abstract: Harold Hitz Burton's papers comprising professional correspondence; documents concerning judicial opinions, including memoranda, drafts, and printed opinions; speeches and notes; clippings; ephemera; and photographs.
Creator: Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
Dates: 1820-1854, undated
Abstract: The collection consists almost entirely of letters (1820-1854) from Carlyle to his friend, William Graham (b.1770), a Scottish shipping merchant and, later, gentleman sheep farmer; together with typescripts of Graham's letters to Carlyle.
Creator: Carney, Richard, 1884-1958
Abstract: Richard Carney was born in Sheepscot, Maine, on November 21, 1884. He was graduated from Bowdoin College in 1907 and taught at the Stearns School in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, 1907-1909. Memorabilia comprises Richard Carney's photograph albums (2), 1905-1913; diary, 1907; and account book, 1902-1903. Albums include photographs of family and friends; Bowdoin College students; locations and people in Sheepscot, Maine, Mont Venon, New Hampshire (Stearns School), Canobe Lake, New Hampshire, and SanJuan and Arroyo, Puerto Rico.
Creator: Chadbourne family
Dates: 1884-1961, undated
Abstract: Contains correspondence between Arthur C. Chadbourne, his sister, Helen E. Chadbourne, and mother, Emma Tuck Chadbourne, as well as a family photograph album.
Creator: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914
Abstract: The collection contains letters, articles, addresses, documents, Civil War related manuscripts, family manuscripts, and biographical essays.
Creator: Chamberlain, Weston P.
Abstract: Memorabilia of Colonel Weston P. Chamberlain, including diaries, journals, and correspondence from 1889-1912, and Bowdoin College materials.
Creator: Chandler family
Dates: 1831-1890, undated
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, a diary, an account book, photographs, clippings and realia by and concerning Peleg Whitman Chandler and Charles Peleg Chandler, as well as digital copies of family documents and letters dated 1834 to 1881.
Creator: Chandler family
Dates: 1803-1937, undated
Abstract: The collection contains family correspondence, documents, memoirs and diaries, photographs, and receipts, together with a storekeeper's ledger, and financial records kept by members of the family.
Creator: Chase family
Title: Chase-Johnson Papers - M030
Dates: 1820-2008, undated
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, principally between Helen Johnson and her mother, Frances Maria Robinson Johnson ; Helen's diaries and her "House Book"; notes; business records; scrapbooks; maps; genealogical records; and photographs pertaining to the Chase and Johnson families of Brunswick, Maine.
Creator: Claff, C. Lloyd, 1895-1974
Title: C. Lloyd Claff Papers - M031
Dates: 1935-1968, undated
Abstract: C. Lloyd Claff's scientific research notebooks from his work at Woods Hole Research Laboratory in Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School.
Creator: Clark, James Warren, 1837-1926
Abstract: The collection includes thirty-seven letters (1862-1863), most received or sent by James Warren Clark (member of 42nd Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry) during the Civil War.
Creator: Clarke , Charles Lorenzo, 1853-1941
Dates: 1780-1987, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of material by and concerning Charles Lorenzo Clarke, including: correspondence, with the bulk to and from family members, documents, writings, journals, memorabilia, and images.
Creator: Cleaveland, N., (Nehemiah), 1796-1877
Dates: 1806-1877, undated
Abstract: Nehemiah Cleaveland (1796-1877) graduated from Bowdoin in 1813 and held a number of educational positions, inlcuding tutor of Latin and Greek at Bowdoin from 1817 to 1820, and as principal of Dummer Academy from 1821 to 1839. Cleaveland spent several years collecting material and reminiscences of Bowdoin alumni to produce his "History of Bowdoin College with Biographical Sketches of its Graduates, from 1806 to 1879, Inclusive," which was published posthumously in 1882. The Nehemiah Cleaveland collection contains his correspondence with family, riends, colleagues, and Bowdoin alumni, as well as his notebooks.
Creator: Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858
Dates: Bulk, 1805-1858 1795-1994, undated (bulk 1805-1858)
Abstract: Correspondence, scientific records, notes and catalogs, financial records, images, clippings, printed ephemera and book drafts, primarily documenting Parker Cleaveland's professional career.
Creator: Coan, Elisha Skinner, 1843-1896
Dates: 1831-1955, undated
Abstract: Letters, documents, articles, clippings, photographs and other material relating to Coan and his career, particularly during the Civil War.
Creator: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram, (Robert Peter Tristram), 1892-1955
Dates: 1842-1989, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence; drafts, proofs and notes of books, poems, essays, plays and lectures; notes, examinations and other material relating to teaching, and biographical materials.
Creator: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram, (Robert Peter Tristram), 1892-1955
Dates: 1938-1960, undated
Abstract: Letters between Robert P. Tristram Coffin and staff of the National Parent-Teacher magazine including Eva Grant, J.K. Pettengill, and Eleanore Twiss.
Creator: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram, (Robert Peter Tristram), 1892-1955
Dates: 1915-1954, undated
Abstract: Letters from Robert P. Tristram Coffin, primarily to his mother, Alice M. Coffin, and his sister, Annie Coffin (Mrs. Harold Sanborn).
Creator: Coles, Chris
Abstract: The collection includes production files, financial records, contracts, scripts and schedules. Also included are VHS tapes of all episodes of the ABC show Sirens.
Creator: Coles, Chris
Abstract: Duplicated typescripts, chiefly drafts and working scripts, some with director John Schlesinger's annotations, for feature film productions in the United States and England.
Creator: Coles, James Stacy, 1913
Dates: 1903-1996, undated
Abstract: Personal, business, and Brown University and Bowdoin College correspondence of James Stacy Coles; speeches, lecture note, and writings.
Creator: Copeland, Manton, 1881-
Dates: 1882-1961, Undated
Abstract: Personal and business correspondence, the bulk to Manton Copeland, as well as class notes, reports, lecture materials, drawings, and Bowdoin College faculty and Biology Club materials.
Creator: Cornell, Thomas
Title: Thomas Cornell Papers - M323
Abstract: Papers (ca. 1964-2012) of Thomas Cornell including: professional correspondence; subject files concerning curriculum, teaching, administration, and programs in the visual arts at Bowdoin College.
Creator: Coxe, Louis O., 1918-1993
Title: Louis O. Coxe Papers - M040
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence from friends and from Bowdoin College; there are also typescripts, manuscripts, and notebooks of short poems and narrative poems.
Creator: Crosby, Laurence A., (Laurence Alden), 1892-1980
Dates: 1906-1969, undated, (bulk 1935-1960)
Abstract: Business and personal papers of Laurence A. Crosby (Bowdoin 1913).The bulk of the papers are business files documenting Crosby's involvement in American-owned Cuban sugar companies from the mid-1930's until circa 1960.
Creator: Curtis, Thomas A., -1868
Dates: 1849-2014, undated
Abstract: Includes two albums that contain Bowdoin students' remembrances of Curtis (including one from Oliver Otis Howard, Bowdoin 1850), as well as student autographs and records of student subscriptions to Curtis' library.
Creator: Curtis, William J., (William John), 1854-1927
Dates: 1888-1954, undated
Abstract: Correspondence of William John Curtis, including lettersfrom Andrew Carnegie and President Grover Cleveland, and a number of holograph essays on U.S. politics; also includes biographical materials.
Creator: Daggett, Athern P.
Dates: 1942-1974, undated
Abstract: Athern P. Daggett's files concerning Bowdoin College and Brunswick, Maine.
Creator: Dana, Edward Augustus
Dates: 1827-1886, undated
Abstract: Papers, chiefly correspondence of Edward Augustus Dana and the Nye family, Bowdoin College themes, essays, translations, term bills, and other material belonging to Edward Dana (Class of 1838) are included.
Creator: Daugherty, James, 1889-1974
Abstract: Manuscript draft with annotations and pencil sketches, drawings on paper; also, miscellaneous drawings and items, all undated.
Creator: Daveis, Charles Stewart, 1788-1865.
Dates: 1808-1864, Undated
Abstract: Correspondence, addresses, and miscellaneous documents primarily concerning Bowdoin College and the non-resident proprietors of Maine lands.
Creator: Dawson, Henry S.
Abstract: The collection contains material relating to the state of Unitarianism in Maine. At the core of the collection are Henry S. Dawson's writings, "The Origin, Growth, and Present Condition of Unitarianism in Maine."
Creator: Dodge, John Calvin
Dates: 1781-1932, undated
Abstract: Legal papers and documents concerning the maritime cases handled by John Calvin Dodge and his sons, as well as biographical and family material.
Creator: Dole family
Title: Dole Family Papers - M047
Abstract: Family correspondence (1815-1848 and undated) between the Doles of Hallowell, Maine, and the Balches of Newburyport, Mass; also includes Bowdoin College material.
Creator: Dole, Nathan, 1811-1855
Title: Nathan Dole Papers - M048
Abstract: Includes letterbooks, diaries, sermon notes, addresses, a poem written for the anniversary of the Missionary Society of Bowdoin College, notes and notebooks, and ephemera.
Creator: Dole, Stanley Fuller
Dates: 1908-1962, undated
Abstract: Stanley Fuller Dole's U.S. Navy material including field maps, the bulk concerning Russia. Also includes Dole's autobiography, a personal history written for his Bowdoin 25th reunion, and a scrapbook of his high school and college years.
Creator: Donovan, John C.
Abstract: Correspondence and writings by John C. Donovan during the period 1967-1970.
Creator: Douglas, Paul H., (Paul Howard), 1892-1976
Abstract: The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, and newspaper clippings concerning Douglas.
Creator: Dove, William
Dates: 1913-1972, undated
Abstract: Materials from William James Dove relating to his arctic expeditions with Robert A. Bartlett.
Creator: Dow, Neal, 1804-1897
Title: Neal Dow Papers - M050
Abstract: The collection consists almost entirely of letters, 1852-1887, concerning temperance. Most are from Dow to E.W. Jackson, although there are a few others as well.
Creator: Dunn, Nathaniel, 1800-1889
Title: Nathaniel Dunn Papers - M051
Abstract: Memoirs (1884), legal papers, documentation concerning Dunn's inventions and writings, private journal/scrapbooks (1842-89), writings, newsclippings, obituaries, and biographical information.
Creator: Dyer, Isaac W., (Isaac Watson), 1855-1937
Dates: 1889-1941, undated
Abstract: The collection contains materials compiled and created by Isaac Dyer while writing his Thomas Carlyle bibliography, including correspondence, carbon typescripts, Carlyle manuscripts, miscellaneous manuscripts, authorial notes, printed ephemera, reviews of A Bibliography of Thomas Carlyle's Writings and Ana, images of Carlyle and his family, a scrapbook, Carlyle's official seal, and a collection of Carlyle-related postcards.
Creator: Dyer, John Small
Abstract: This collection is comprised of a series of photocopied transcripts of typescript excerpts from the diaries and journals of John Small Dyer (June 18, 1904-July 9, 1922).
Creator: Eaton, Samuel, 1737-1822
Dates: 1770-1801, undated
Abstract: The collection includes sermons, preached in Massachusetts and Maine, written both by Samuel Eaton and Joseph McKeen.
Creator: Edmands, Annie Lawrence, 1878-1977
Abstract: Autograph album given to Edmands by her grandfather in 1879, a year after her birth. The album contains letters, poems, inscriptions, and signatures from prominent 19th-century figures
Creator: Ekblaw, Walter Elmer, 1882-1949
Dates: 1913-1918, undated
Abstract: Materials relating to the 1913-1917 Crocker Land Expedition. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence sent before and during the expedition, field notebooks with scientific observations (geology, botany, ornithology, etc.), personal journals, as well as many inserts found within the notebooks.
Creator: Eligian, Kosrof, 1907-1965
Dates: 1907 - 1965
Abstract: Typescript of Eligian's "Survival of Faith," a memoir documenting the author's childhood in Armenia and eastern Europe during the first World War.
Creator: Emerson, Walter Crane, 1863-1929
Abstract: Letter and writings.
Creator: Emery, Caleb Joseph, 1846-1925
Abstract: One volume of lecture notes and accounts, ca. 1871-1874, and ten volumes of physicians' call diaries, 1893-1908, compiled by Caleb Joseph Emery.
Creator: Emery, Edwin, 1836-1895
Dates: 1863-1942, undated
Abstract: Five pocket diaries (1863-1865) kept by Edwin Emery during his military service in the Civil War, as well as a transcription of four pages from an 1864 diary that is lacking from the collection.
Creator: Emery, Henry Crosby, 1872-1924
Abstract: Letters (1917-1924), diaries (1917-1918), articles and speeches (1908-1924) written by Henry C. Emery and his wife, Suzanne, during their travels in China and Russia; also included are photographs and clippings (1905-1985).
Creator: Fairchild, Elizabeth Nelson, 1845-1924
Dates: 1865-1907 (bulk 1870-1885)
Abstract: Materials relating to the Fairchild family during the period 1870-1885, the bulk concerning Elizabeth Nelson Fairchild's writings.
Creator: Farnham, Augustus Bowman, 1839-1918
Dates: 1861-1916 (bulk 1861-1891)
Abstract: Letters (1861-1916), Civil War journals (1862 and 1864), documents and clippings (1863-1905), and photographs, mostly relating to Farnham's military career.
Creator: Farrar, William Haskell
Title: William Farrar Papers - M058
Abstract: Correspondence to and from William Farrar over the course of his life post graduation from Bowdoin College in 1914.
Creator: Fessenden family
Abstract: Genealogical material gathered by Edwin A. Fessenden and others, and used in the preparation of "The Fessenden Family in America."
Creator: Fessenden family
Dates: 1862-1940, undated
Abstract: This collection contains letters, clippings, lists, drafts, and other materials relating to the genealogical history and family affairs of the Fessenden and Barrows familes.
Creator: Fessenden, Joseph P., (Joseph Palmer), 1792-1861
Dates: 1803-1893, undated
Abstract: The papers contain 370 pieces of correspondence (1803-1893, n.d.); essays; a commencement part and Bowdoin term bill of William G. Barrows; and ephemeral materials.
Creator: Fessenden, Joseph P., (Joseph Palmer), 1792-1861
Dates: 1820-1859, undated
Abstract: 675 manuscript sermons (1820-1859) and 30 sermon fragments, "A Record of Marriages...in Arundel" (1820-1829), and the concluding portion of an anti-slavery sermon.
Creator: Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869
Title: Fessenden Collection - M059
Dates: 1786-1982, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, professional and personal records, publications, articles, addresses, reports, lectures, memoirs, a diary, documents, receipts, accounts, clippings, images, genealogies, and biographical material related to the Fessenden family.
Creator: Files, George Taylor, 1866-1919
Abstract: The collection includes newspaper clippings about and by George T. Files as well as the October 1919 Bowdoin College Bulletin dedicated to Files (which contains the May 1919 Chapel memorial address by President Sills) and miscellaneous papers related to the College, which include invitations to College Presidents' inaugurations and Phi Beta Kappa and Psi Upsilon business.
Creator: Fletcher, Frances, b. 1894
Abstract: The papers contain notebooks, with drafts of poetry, letters, translations of four poems by Nicaraguan poets, notes on Fletcher's studies of philology, and ephemera.
Creator: Foster, Charles H., (Charles Howell), 1913-
Abstract: Primarily correspondence between Charles H. Foster and Herbert Ross Brown and correspondence between Foster and Louis Coxe regarding academics, scholarship, and Bowdoin affairs.
Creator: Foster, Charles Henry, 1830-1882
Abstract: Contains a "Manuscript of Original Compositions."
Creator: Foulke, Roy Anderson, 1896-
Title: Roy A. Foulke Papers - M066
Abstract: This collection contains a Bowdoin College retirement survey, letters from members of Bowdoin College governing boards, and other correspondence
Creator: Freeman, A. Myrick, 1936
Abstract: Course materials for environmental studies and economics classes taught by A. Myrick Freeman, including notes, syllabi, handouts, problem sets, and exams.
Creator: Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919
Abstract: The Frick Lincoln Autograph Album contains ten ALS and DS by Abraham Lincoln, members of his cabinet, and prominent contemporaries, including Stephen Douglas and Ulysses S. Grant.
Creator: Frye, William P., (William Pierce), 1831-1911
Dates: 1871-1913 (bulk 1875-1895)
Abstract: Frye's speeches, political and commemorative from 1875 to 1895, make up the bulk of the collection, which also contains some letters, clippings, notes, etc.
Creator: Fuller, Maria, 1847-1934
Title: Maria Fuller Diaries - M069
Abstract: Contains fifty diaries by Maria Fuller. The 1869 and 1870 diaries detail a trip to Washington, D.C., and include a description of her meeting with President and Mrs. Grant, General Sherman and other dignitaries.
Creator: Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910
Abstract: Contains correspondence mostly between Fuller and George T. Little, professor at Bowdoin College, during the years after Fuller's graduation from Bowdoin, as well as diaries and addresses given by Fuller.
Creator: Furbish, Kate, 1834-1931
Dates: 1873- , undated
Abstract: Collection primarily comprises sixteen bound volumes of Furbish's sketches and watercolors of flora, entitled "Flora of Maine."
Creator: Gallagher, Robert S.
Abstract: This collection contains research material collected by Robert Gallagher for a biography of Thomas Brackett Reed, Bowdoin class of 1860.
Creator: Garcelon, Pierre, 1685-1772
Dates: 1747-1773, undated
Abstract: Pierre Garcelon (1685-1772) was a Catholic priest in the diocese of Clermont, France, who later renounced his faith to become a rector of the Episcopal Church at St. Pierre du Bois on the Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel. Pierre's son James immigrated to Maine, and his great, great grandson was Maine Governor (1879) Alonzo Garcelon (1813-1906, Bowdoin 1836). The collection contains twelve letters (1750-1773), eleven from Pierre Garcelon to his son, James, and one from rector Jean Godfrey to James concerning his late father's estate; one poem by Pierre Garcelon entitled "Mon adieu a mes chers enfans"; and fourteen sermons also by Pierre Garcelon.
Creator: Gault, Robert D.
Dates: 1815-1971, undated
Abstract: This collection, compiled by Robert D. Gault in 1997, documents the family history and genealogy of the Garcelon family and closely related families such as the Ames and Chase families, chiefly from Lewsiton, Lisbon, and Harpswell, Maine.
Creator: Geary, Edward J.
Dates: 1991, undated
Abstract: This collection is composed primarily of Professor Geary's notes on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's life and works. The bulk of this research was used for his short book, "Evening Star".
Creator: General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee.
Dates: 1999-2006, undated
Abstract: Contains General Joshua L. Chamberlain Statue Committee records, the bulk of which documents 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.
Creator: Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence written by various members of the Gilchrist family, letters written by or to Huntington Gilchrist while instructor of the Anglo-Chinese College in Foochow and Peking, as well as some from his later years; also includes photographs.
Creator: Gilchrist, William Wallace, 1879-1926
Dates: 1861 - 2000, undated
Abstract: Collection of materials gathered by Robert Griffin while researching and writing his book Affectionately, Wallace (about the artist William Wallace Gilchrist, Jr.) including correspondence, family materials, information concerning Gilchrist's paintings, Griffin's research materials, and images.
Creator: Gilley, Leonard
Title: Leonard Gilley Papers - M073
Dates: 1964-1974, undated
Abstract: This collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous typed and annotated original poems, prose, poetry, and manuscripts.
Creator: Goodrich, Leland M., (Leland Matthew), 1899-1990
Abstract: Collection contains manuscripts concerning the United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO) in San Francisco, 1945.
Creator: Gould, John, 1908-2003
Title: John Gould Collection - M075
Dates: 1932-2004, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, typescripts, original manuscripts, and notes, as well as clippings and other material related to Gould's writings; also includes recordings and biographical materials.
Creator: Graustein, William C., (William Casper), 1888-1941
Dates: Circa 1919-1941
Abstract: Lecture and class notes from Graustein's time as professor of mathematics at Harvard University, and printed materials.
Creator: Greason, A. LeRoy
Dates: 1939-2006, undated
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of addresses and lectures written by Greason relating to his presidency of Bowdoin College.
Creator: Greene, Theodore Meyer, 1935-1969
Abstract: The collection, ranging from 1935 to 1969, consists of various published writings, class lectures and notes, formal lectures, writings and research related to Dr. Greene's "Indian Dialogues," correspondence with students, and miscellaneous ephemera.
Creator: Gregory, George A., 1865-1946
Dates: 1887-2002, undated
Creator: Gross, Alfred O., (Alfred Otto), 1883-1970
Abstract: Gross was instructor (1912-13) and professor of biology at Bowdoin (1913-53) and an internationally respected ornithologist. The collection contains correspondence, research notes, draft and printed versions of articles, scrapbooks, photographs, film footage, and a memoir; much of the material concern's Gross' ornithological research over many years, including his field work on two Arctic expeditions led by Donald B. MacMillan and his work to document the remaining population, on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, of the now extinct Heath Hen.
Creator: Guild, Edward C., (Edward Chapman), 1832-1899
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of approximately 450 sermons dated from 1859-1891, the Lowell Institute lectures, and class and lecture notes on English literature from 1885-1894.
Creator: Hale , Robert, 1889-
Title: Robert Hale Papers - M080
Dates: 1876 - 1976, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches; legal case records and briefs; voting records for the sessions when Hale was a member of Congress; and photographs, mostly from visits with constituents.
Creator: Hale, Benjamin, 1797-1863
Abstract: This collection includes correspondence, documents, bills and receipts, newspaper clippings, biographical materials on Benjamin Hale, genealogical materials, and a photograph album.
Creator: Hall, Edwin Herbert, 1855-1938
Title: Edward H. Hall Papers - M264
Abstract: Published papers and texts by Hall, notebooks, biographical materials, and photographs.
Creator: Hall, Lawrence Sargent
Abstract: The collection contains published and unpublished manuscripts of Hall's novels, texts, short stories, plays, articles, lectures, essays, and poems, including drafts, final copies, proofs, and notes; correspondence; class material; biographical information; clippings; photographs; and audio tapes.
Creator: Hall, Martha A., 1949-2003
Title: Martha Hall Papers - M339
Abstract: The Martha Hall Papers contain the personal and professional papers of book artist, fibre artist, business owner, and corporate executive, Martha Hall (1949-2003). The collection is composed largely of unpublished manuscript material, including Hall’s final versions and unfinished artist's books, sketchbooks, letters, planners, business records of Martha Hall Natural Fibre Yarns mail-order and shop in Yarmouth, Maine, professional papers related to Hall’s work at American Express and L.L.Bean, and, most significantly, archival records documenting all aspects of her production, collaboration, creation, distribution, and exhibition of artist’s books, many of which reflect her experience as a cancer patient.
Creator: Hamlin, Cyrus, 1811-1900
Abstract: Correspondence (mostly letters written by Hamlin), articles and manuscripts, clippings, printed material, and biographical information.
Creator: Hamlin, John, 1800-1875
Title: John Hamlin Diaries - M137
Abstract: Diaries, dating from 1846 to 1871, chronicle the life of a farming family in the Raymond, Sweden, and Harrison, Maine area.
Creator: Hanley, Daniel F., (Daniel Francis), 1918-2001
Abstract: Clippings, scrapbooks, correspondence, writings, certificates, accolades, photographs, and realia concerning Daniel Hanley's college days at Bowdoin College and his career as a physician at Bowdoin and as a sports medicine specialist.
Creator: Harwell, Richard Barksdale
Abstract: Material from Harwell's tenure as librarian at Bowdoin College.
Creator: Hawthorne family
Abstract: Correspondence (1813-1887) between members of Nathaniel Hawthorne's family, including his sisters, mother, uncles, and aunts.
Creator: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Abstract: Letters, documents, essays, and other records relating to Nathaniel Hawthorne and his literary works, including correspondence of the Hathorne and Manning families.
Creator: Hawthorne, Roger Mills
Abstract: The collection contains over 800 photographs, newspaper clippings, and maps pertaining to Hawthorne's Antarctic expeditions.
Creator: Hazelton, Paul V., (Paul Vernon), 1919-1996
Title: Paul Hazelton Papers - M237
Dates: 1936 - 1996 undated
Abstract: Teaching and administrative materials documenting Hazelton's career as professor of education at Bowdoin College, as well as papers from his student days as a member of Bowdoin's Class of 1942.
Creator: Henry, Merton G.
Dates: 1947-2008, undated
Abstract: Merton G. Henry's political papers, chiefly topical files documenting his involvement in local (Portland, Me.), state (Maine), and national politicals and election campaigns, mainly affiliated with the Republican Party.
Creator: Hitchcock, Alfred, 1859-1900
Abstract: Correspondence between members of the Hitchcock family dated between February 1867 and April 1895. Many of the letters are addressed to and from Alfred Hitchcock at boarding school prior to his matriculation at Bowdoin College.
Creator: Hoeltje, Hubert H., 1894-1968
Dates: 1962, undated
Abstract: Contains a handwritten manuscript of "Inward Sky: The Mind and Heart of Nathaniel Hawthorne," an in depth look at the life of Hawthorne.
Creator: Holmes, Julian C.
Dates: 1992-2010, undated
Abstract: Interagency correspondence as well as correspondence between citizens, environmental organizations, legislators, and consultants regarding the possible construction of a dry cargo terminal on Sears Island, Maine; also clippings, press releases, letters-to-the-editor, and correspondence regarding MTBE incorporation into gasoline, air quality, and water quality.
Creator: Hormell, Orren Chalmer, 1879
Abstract: Correspondence; surveys of the Town of West Hartford, CT; notes and addresses; a census of Bowdoin students with reference to religious preference.
Creator: Howard, Blanche Willis, 1847-1898
Abstract: Includes the manuscript and the typescript of Howard's "Dionysius, the Weaver's Heart's Dearest;" manuscripts of "One Summer" and "Seven On The Highway;" reviews; family correspondence, a diary, and clippings.
Creator: Howard, Charles H., (Charles Henry), 1838-1908
Dates: 1808-1957 (Bulk: 1852-1910)
Abstract: Letters, articles, addresses, and diaries including material on the Civil War, on Charles Henry Howard's experiences at Kents Hill School and Bowdoin College, and on Howard and his family.
Creator: Howard, O.O., (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909
Dates: 1833-1912, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, addresses, lectures, publications, diaries, clippings, indexes, photographs, and other material from the personal and unofficial professional records of Oliver Otis Howard.
Creator: Howard, Rowland B., (Rowland Bailey), 1834-1892
Dates: 1807-1937, undated
Abstract: Letters, diaries, journals, pamphlets, sermons, clippings and speeches from the personal papers of Rowland Bailey Howard.
Creator: Howell, Roger
Title: Roger Howell Papers - M093
Abstract: This collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, notes, proofs, printed editions, and correspondence concerning Howell's books, journal articles, and book reviews; also includes speeches and correspondence.
Creator: Howell, Roger
Abstract: Documents (1689-1887) including legal, military, appontment and commerce documents, many from Maine and Massachusetts; documents include signatues of U.S. presidents and treasury secrataries, and Maine governors.
Creator: Hubbard family
Title: Hubbard Family Papers - M095
Abstract: The Hubbard Family Papers contain letters, diaries, journals, account books, notebooks, Civil War military records, school exercise books, teachers' lesson plans, addresses, maps and charts, newspapers, and photographs.
Creator: Hughes, H.E., (Helen E.)
Dates: 1966-2012, undated
Abstract: Helen E. Hughes's collection of materials relating to Betye Saar including digital copies of Saar's artwork, printed materials (mainly exhibition catalogues), correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia.
Creator: Hunt, Charles O., (Charles Oliver)
Abstract: Holograph transcriptions of correspondence and memoirs of Charles O. Hunt documenting his service in the Civil War, including the second battle of Manasass, the Wilderness Campaign, and Gettysburg, as well his internment as a prisoner of war.
Creator: Hunt, Henry H., (Henry Hastings), 1842-1894
Abstract: Thirty letters (August 25, 1862 - April 11, 1865), from Hunt to his mother and sister, and three diaries (1863, 1864, 1865) relating to Hunt's military career.
Creator: Huse, H.A.
Title: H.A. Huse Collection - M255
Abstract: Playscripts collected by H.A. Huse.
Creator: Hussey, Arthur M., 1931-2016
Dates: Circa 1961-2015
Abstract: Field notes, maps, publications (offprints), photographs, and alphabetical subject files documenting Bowdoin College professor Arthur M. Hussey's geological research and mapping, primarily in the state of Maine.
Creator: Hyde family
Dates: 1831-1948, undated
Abstract: The collection contains journals, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and printed ephemera. The journals, kept by Eleanor Hyde Phillips, span three decades, the first beginning in 1890 when Eleanor was ten years old; correspondence (1831-1891) is mainly between Thomas W. Hyde and Annie Hayden, many of the letters were written during the Civil War.
Creator: Hyde, William De Witt, 1858-1917
Dates: 1823-1975, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, including an "autograph album" with a compilation of letters from notable correspondents, (1823-1923, n.d.); sermons (1883-1917, n.d.); essays; addresses; school and college materials; printed ephemera; clippings and photographs.
Creator: Jennings, Needler R.
Abstract: The collection contains letters (1805-63 and undated), a certificate (1855), and bills and receipts (1854). Most pre-Civil War material was either personal or involved recruiting speakers for the Lyceum lectures; the Civil War letters, three of them letters of introduction from Pierre Soulé, relate to Jenning's service in the Confederate army.
Creator: Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
Dates: 1876-1905, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, writings and images. The bulk of the correspondence is from Sarah Orne Jewett to family members including her cousins, Alice and Charles; there are also letters from Jewett to the administration of Bowdoin College. Images incude photographs of Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Fields.
Creator: Johnson, Allen, 1870-1931
Title: Allen Johnson Papers - M098
Abstract: The collection contains travel notes from India, one-act plays, speeches, and lectures written by Allen Johnson.
Creator: Johnson, Henry, 1855-1918
Title: Henry Johnson Papers - M099
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, documents, lectures and other material concerning the life and career of Henry Johnson (1811-1945).
Creator: Jones, Dan Burne
Title: Kentiana Collection - M333
Abstract: Includes miscellaneous graphic arts, bookplates, caricatures, articles, stamps, and printed ephemera relating to Rockwell Kent collected by Lucille and Dan Burne Jones; also includes bookplates designed by Lynd Ward.
Creator: Keller, Ronald
Abstract: Samples (1970s-2000s) of art work and publication materials produced by Ronald Keller as a commercial artist and fine press (Red Angel Press) book maker, including wood and linocut engraved blocks, printer's proofs and seconds, prospecti and concept drafts, and commercial art projects.
Creator: Kellogg family
Dates: 1780-1978, undated
Abstract: The collection contains 586 sermons by Elijah Kellogg and his son Elijah Kellogg, Jr., correspondence, undated manuscript drafts of essays and poetry, a history of the Kellogg family. Also included are Elijah Kellogg, Sr.,'s journals of his Passamaquoddy missions (1821-1831), legal, financial, personal and religious materials, images, and clippings.
Creator: Kendrick, Nathaniel Cooper
Abstract: Includes records and correspondence to and from Kendrick pertaining to students' standings with Bowdoin College and the military and other Bowdoin College materials.
Creator: King, Cyrus, 1772-1817
Title: Cyrus King Papers - M102
Dates: 1794-1819, undated
Abstract: This collection includes Cyrus King's 1794 valedictory oration and a ledger from King's law practice containing property deeds, accounts, letters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.
Creator: Kirkland, Edward C., (Edward Chase), 1894-1975
Dates: 1813-1974, undated
Abstract: The collection primarily contains handwritten lectures and lecture notes. Also included are class materials used in his classes at Bowdoin College, drafts of his published works, correspondence, and documents regarding published materials.
Creator: Kitton, Frederic George, 1856-1904
Abstract: The collection includes letters, clippings, and printed material. The letters are from other Dickensian illustrators, including Edmund H. New and William Rainey, and from Walter R. Pollock, editor of The Saturday Review.
Creator: Kramer, Hilton, 1928-2012
Title: Hilton Kramer Papers - M252
Dates: 1950-2002, undated
Abstract: Chiefly professional papers documenting Hilton Kramer's career as art critic for a number of newspapers and periodicals, including the New York Times (1965-1982), as author of several monographs on art history, and as contributor to numerous other publications.
Creator: Kyes, Preston, 1875-1948
Title: Preston Kyes Papers - M285
Dates: 1898-1947, undated
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of handwritten medical journals and notebooks. There are lecture notes on pathology and other medical subjects, and several undated journals with laboratory data concerning cobra venom and serum.
Creator: LaCasce family
Title: LaCasce Family Papers - M258
Dates: 1890-2007, undated
Abstract: There are research files relating to Steward LaCasce's "Mr." and "Mrs." of Fryeburg Academy, including a "scholar's copy," typed manuscript, of "Mr." and "Mrs." of Fryeburg Academy.
Creator: LaCasce, Elroy O., 1923
Abstract: Personal records including class notes, doctoral thesis, and other materials.
Creator: Lee family
Title: Lee Family Papers - M106
Dates: 1845-1923, undated
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and other materials from various Lee family members, including Day Kellogg Lee, Charles Follen Lee, Frederick Crosby Lee, Grace Emma Dean Lee, and Sophia M. Hershey Lee.
Creator: Lee, Leslie A., (Leslie Alexander), 1852-1908
Title: Leslie A. Lee Papers - M208
Abstract: Accounts of the voyage of the Albatross, from Virginia, around the tip of South America, to California including reports to newspapers, the Albatross voyage plan, and assignment of collections, and a scrapbook of the voyage.
Creator: Lee, Lyman K.
Title: Lyman K. Lee Papers - M107
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence (1888-1908); biographical information; and clippings, obituaries, and ephemera.
Creator: Levine, Daniel, 1934-
Title: Daniel Levine Papers - M275
Abstract: Professional papers of Daniel Levine including: subject files, research notes, typescripts of papers and talks drafted and presented, and oral history interviews.
Creator: Life (Chicago, Ill.).
Abstract: Photographs (black and white prints and 35 mm. color slides) taken by Life Magazine photographers during photoshoots at Bowdoin College in 1939, 1952, and 1957-58.
Creator: Little family
Title: Little Family Papers - M108
Abstract: The material consists of the correspondence of Josiah Little, Jr., of Newbury, MA, and his brothers Michael, Edward, and Thomas B. Little, along with their father, Colonel Josiah Little; and documents and legal papers, most of which concern land and monetary transactions.
Creator: Livingston, Charles Harold, 1888-1966
Abstract: This collection contains drafts of Livingston's notes for the books he edited and wrote, a draft from "Epistre d'Une Navigation," correspondence including recommendations for his students, and articles and pamphlets.
Creator: Livingston, Charles Harold, 1888-1966
Abstract: Letters, notes, documents, signed fair copies, etc.; approximately 800 items from more than 500 notable individuals, mostly from France, all items in French.
Creator: Long, Burke O.
Title: Burke O. Long Papers - M111
Abstract: Personal papers of Burke O. Long, chiefly professional files. There are articles, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, personal and professional correspondence, course syllabi, unpublished lectures, and conference papers.
Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Dates: 1821-1995, undated
Abstract: Collection of correspondence, literary manuscripts and fair copies, images, clippings, and miscellaneous materials relating to the life and work of the poet and professor (Bowdoin College and Harvard University) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Creator: Love, Cornelius Ruxton, III
Abstract: Scores for parts to the overture to "Head and Shoulders", orchestrated by P. T. Young. In addition there are accompanying lyrics by James Edward Arntz for "Head and Shoulders," as adapted from a short story of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Also included is "Legend of the Lute," a musical comedy by Love, and a miscellaneous program.
Creator: Lunt, William E., (William Edward), 1882, 1956
Dates: 1904-1926, undated
Abstract: Letters, documents, reports, maps, original or photostatic statistical charts and clippings concerning the American Commission to Negotiate Peace (Paris Peace Committee, 1918-1919).
Creator: MacArthur family.
Dates: 1780-1949 (bulk 1790-1890)
Abstract: Correspondence, including Civil War letters from Arthur, Jr., and William; family documents and diaries; Civil War military records, mostly containing the muster rolls, payrolls, courts martial adjutant reports and other material relating to the 8th Maine, and student records of Malcolm during his time at West Point.
Creator: MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970
Dates: 1884-1985, undated
Abstract: Materials relating to Donald Baxter MacMillan's expeditions to arctic regions including diaries; journals and logs, including those used for the Peary North Pole expedition and the Crocker Land expedition; correspondence; writings; and adresses.
Creator: MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970
Abstract: The collection contains letters, journals, Thebaud ship's log, ornithological notes, articles and addresses, photographs, lists, and clippings, all relating to the voyage and written by various crew members.
Creator: MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence between Donald and Miriam MacMillan, and between the MacMillans and Mr. and Mrs. Moses, among others; also includes printed materials, diary excerpts, and lectures either by or relating to Donald MacMillan.
Creator: MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970
Dates: 1931-1953, undated
Abstract: Letters written by Donald B. and Miriam L. MacMillan to Emma and William H. Snyder, with occasional newspaper clippings, photographs, and other printed material included.
Creator: MacMillan, Miriam Look
Dates: 1862-1987, undated
Abstract: Materials concerning Miriam and Donald MacMillan including their personal correspondence, journals and diaries relating to the North Pole (1908-1909) and Crocker Land expeditions (1913-1917), manuscript drafts, notebooks, and scrapbooks.
Creator: Magoun, David C.
Title: Magoun & Clapp Papers - M121
Abstract: The Magoun and Clapp papers contain shipping records, invoices, insurance policies, account books, and miscellaneous papers.
Creator: Main, Frederic Wilson
Dates: 1925-1948, undated
Abstract: Correspondence between Frederic Wilson Main and book designers and printers, such as Frederic W. Goudy, William A. Kittredge, and Daniel B. Updike; also includes articles, newspaper clippings, printed ephemera, and images.
Creator: Maine State Biologists' Association.
Dates: 1966-1974, undated
Abstract: The collection contains the Maine State Biologists' Association articles of incorporation, bylaws, meeting announcements, correspondence, and committee information.
Creator: Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Abstract: The collection includes video, audio, and written statements, and other personal documents contributed by individuals and focus groups to the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
Creator: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.
Abstract: Office files, chiefly administrative records, of the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.
Creator: Maine. Militia. Monmouth Artillery Company.
Dates: 1810-1841, undated
Abstract: Official records of the Monmouth Militia including muster rolls, company orders, a few brigade and division orders, and enlistment and discharge papers.
Creator: Manson, Eliza Bréard
Abstract: The collection contains personal letters from family members to Eliza Bréard Manson and her husband, George F. Manson (a Bath, Maine, ship's captain). The majority of letters are to Eliza, addressed to her in care of Captain Manson aboard the ships Sea Queen and Ocean Romp in Liverpool and other ports abroad, as well as U.S. ports such as New Orleans and Boston.
Creator: Mason, Phillips
Title: Phillips Mason Papers - M124
Abstract: Phillips Mason (1876-1957) was a professor of philosophy at Bowdoin College (1920-1946). His papers contain manuscripts, typescripts and a proof of his book "The X of Psychology" (1940).
Creator: McKeen, Joseph, 1757-1807
Dates: 1781-1966, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence between Joseph McKeen (1757-1807), his family members, and others, as well as sermons, lectures, speeches, and biographical notes and clippings concerning individual family members.
Creator: Means, Oliver William
Abstract: This collection contains twelve sermons, sermon notes, clippings, including mixed college materials, printed ephemera focused on "Great Missionaries of the Church" and miscellaneous.
Creator: Medical Society of Maine.
Abstract: The Medical Society of Maine records include correspondence (1821-1837) primarily concerning society membership and meeting attendance, and minutes, financial materials, and documents.
Creator: Melcher, Holman S., (Holman Staples), 1841-1905
Title: Holman Melcher Papers - M127
Abstract: Correspondence (1860-1865), Civil War records, clippings, and other material (1863-1865). Correspondence includes letters to Holman's brother Nathaniel, then a student at Bowdoin, and to his parents, written from the front lines at Fredericksburg, Antietam and other battle sites.
Creator: Melcher, Samuel, 1775-1862
Dates: 1803-1880, undated
Abstract: This collection contains ledgers and account books of Samuel Melcher (1801-1856), a notable housewright in Brunswick, Maine; R.T.D. Melcher's account book (1872-1880); and a journal by either R.T.D. Melcher or Charles C. Melcher (January 1, 1879 - January 15, 1880); also includes a daybook concerning the construction of the Bowdoin College Chapel.
Creator: Mellen, Clara Hawkins
Title: Mellen Family Papers - M129
Dates: 1611-1968, undated
Abstract: The collection contains print and manuscript material from the family papers and genealogical research of the compiler, Clara Hawkins Mellen. Includes genealogical notes, charts, and correspondence; ancestral and family correspondence, diaries, including a copy of Henry Sewall, Jr.'s revolutionary war diary; documents; and clippings.
Creator: Melnicove, Mark
Title: Mark Melnicove Papers - M292
Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Mark Melnicove, including publisher's editorial, and personal correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and related materials (chiefly American literary monographs and poetry journals) concerning Dog Ear Press, Tilbury House, Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Bern Porter, and other literary interests, ca. 1970-2006
Creator: Merril, Edward Bagley, 1835-1920
Dates: 1857-1921, undated.
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and clippings.
Creator: Merrill, Stephen E., 1912-1981
Abstract: Photographs by Steven Merrill comprising "50 Camera Portraits" and 14 additional photographic prints, chiefly subjects from Brunswick and Skowhegan, Maine, ca. 1930-1960; several Bowdoin College faculty are represented.
Creator: Mitchell, Edward Page, 1852-1927
Dates: 1777-1926, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous materials relating to Mitchell's life and his work in journalism.
Creator: Mitchell, George J., (George John), 1933-
Abstract: The collection documents Mitchell's professional and political career, including his work in Senator Muskie's 1972 presidential campaign, Mitchell's own 1974 gubernatorial campaign, his career as senator from Maine, his six years of service to the nation as Senate majority leader, his work in Northern Ireland, and his career and activities since 1998.
Creator: Montgomery, David Kemble, 1905-
Dates: 1989, undated
Abstract: Manuscripts of Montgomery's writings: "Absurd Situations" and "Gathering up the Fragments."
Creator: Morgan, Richard E., 1937-
Abstract: Inaugural lecture for Morgan's installation as Bowdoin College's William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Constitutional Law in 1978, and writings.
Creator: Moulton, Augustus Freedom, 1848-1933
Dates: 1871-1925, undated
Abstract: Augustus Freedom Moulton's college compositions (1869-1873), essays (1901-1925), a journal of his trip to Europe (1906), and a photograph album that contains photographs of Ivy Day celebrations at Smith College.
Creator: Murray, Geoffrey
Dates: 1959-1967, undated
Abstract: Letters to Geoffrey Murray, the bulk of which are from family and friends, materials relating to Bowdoin College and Johns Hopkins University, and handwritten research notes.
Creator: Nathaniel Hawthorne Society.
Dates: 1974- undated
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, agenda, memos, financial statements and other records of Nathaniel Hawthorne Society; the records relate to the organization and activities of the Society, particularly its annual and biennial meetings, and journal.
Creator: New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Dates: 1964 - 1968, undated
Abstract: Materials used by the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for accreditation purposes.
Creator: Newcomb, Harrie H
Dates: 1897-1958, undated
Abstract: Materials relating to Harrie H. Newcomb's participation in the Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1903-1905.
Creator: Nichols, Harry Pierce
Abstract: Primarily letters of Harry Pierce Nichols to his wife Alice; ephemera; and outline of sermon preached May 1, 1886 at Brunswick, Maine.
Creator: Nixon, Paul, 1882-1956
Title: Paul Nixon Papers - M140
Dates: 1904-1956, undated
Abstract: Paul Nixon's correspondence, speeches, writings, including his Bowdoin College Chapel talks, Bowdoin Latin class materials and a journal of his travels in England and Europe, 1904-1906.
Creator: Noyes, George Boardman, 1837-1927
Dates: 1835-1944, undated
Abstract: Personal correspondence, mostly from Noyes family members, varied business correspondence, and documents ranging from Noyes's appointment as hospital steward during the Civil War to citizenship and pension papers; also includes sermons, newspaper clippings, ephemera, photographs, and a scrapbook.
Creator: Nyhus, Paul L.
Title: Paul L. Nyhus Papers - M305
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers documenting Paul Nyhus's life and career at Bowdoin. Included are obituaries, memorial tributes, photographs, and a 1990 interview conducted by Charles Calhoun, centering on affairs at Bowdoin from 1969-1980.
Creator: Packard, Alpheus S., (Alpheus Spring), 1798-1884
Dates: 1819-1886 undated
Abstract: Correspondence (1819-1886); lectures and addresses (1824-1878); clippings; notes and tributes; sermons by Hezekiah and Asa Packard; and miscellaneous ephemera (1850-1885).
Creator: Parker, John C., (John Clement), 1864-1913
Title: John C. Parker Papers - M143
Dates: 1817-1950, undated
Abstract: The collection contains family letters (1817-1931, n.d.), many written by John C. Parker to his parents during his time at Bowdoin and on the expedition to Labrador, as well as Parker's diaries and journals.
Creator: Patterson family
Dates: 1798-1928, undated (bulk 1820-1859)
Abstract: Family and business correspondence, images, bills, receipts, shipping documents, and journals, primarily concening Benjamin Patterson, with two small series for Actor P. Patterson and Benjamin Patterson Sands.
Creator: Payson, Albion L., 1936-2011
Dates: 1958-2011, undated
Abstract: Correspondence and related material (1958-1962) from Albion Payson (Bowdoin Class of 1958 and high school mathematics teacher) to his family written during his training in Illinois and his subsequent service with the US Navy on the USS Bennington in the Pacific Ocean.
Creator: Peary, Robert E., (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920
Dates: 1855-2010, undated
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence (1881-1957), including letters written by Peary's chief assistant, Donald MacMillan (Bowdoin 1898); notes and observations written by expedition member, Langdon Gibson (1891-1892); a published edition of Extracts from Commander Peary's Personal Diary: of his trip to the North Pole (1910).
Creator: Peckworth, Helen
Title: Peckworth Papers - M146
Dates: 1886-1970 (bulk 1930-1970)
Abstract: Correspondence (some complete, some fragmentary) from leaders in all fields in the 1930s and 40s sent to the editor of the New York Herald Tribune. Also included are a small number of letters from the Peckworth and Dana families.
Creator: Pennell family
Title: Pennell Family Papers - M315
Abstract: Correspondence, receipts, account books, journals and diaries, deeds, and genealogical material documenting the shipbuilding and shipping concerns, and family and household matters, of multiple generations of the Pennell family in Brunswick, Maine,
Creator: Pettengill, George E., (George Ewald), 1913
Dates: 1946-2002, bulk 1946-1955
Abstract: Included is correspondence to and from George Pettengill regarding the Vaughan family, bibliographical material, articles, transcriptions of original Vaughan family correspondence, handwritten notes, and a genealogical chart.
Creator: Pettengill, George E., (George Ewald), 1913
Abstract: Bowdoin College Library bookplates and a variety of other institutional, personal and armorial plates, including those associated with Carlyle Baer, Elmer Adler, John Calvin Stevens, George Bancroft, and Richard Morris Hunt.
Creator: Pierce, Edward Allen
Dates: 1877-1974, undated
Abstract: Contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, scrapbook, testimonials, and ephemera concerning Edward Allen Pierce.
Creator: Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869
Dates: 1823-2010, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence spanning the period from Pierce's election to the New Hampshire legislature to his death in 1869; oratory exhibitions from Pierce's Bowdoin years; newsclippings; commemorative materials; photographs; and ephemera.
Creator: Pinkham, Harold B.
Title: Pinkham Papers - M149
Dates: 1907-1977, undated
Abstract: Correspondences (1907-1977), including letters written while Pinkham attended Bowdoin, and communications with the College as an alumnus; also includes a manuscript draft of his autobiography; diary entries from Bowdoin (1913); poetry; and newspaper clippings (1930-1977).
Creator: Piper, Horace Lord
Dates: 1870-1873, undated
Abstract: Letters written by Piper from Europe in the summer of 1873. The bulk of the letters are to his wife with descriptions and observations of the people and sights in his travels.
Creator: Plaisted, Ichabod, 1796-1831
Abstract: Primarily correspondence between the four Plaisted Brothers -- Ichabod, Samuel, John, and James. They discuss life at Bowdoin College, popular literature, money, and family matters.
Creator: Pols, Edward
Title: Edward Pols papers - M304
Abstract: Primarily includes correspondence with publishers, former students, and colleagues and notes regarding subject material and book ideas.
Creator: Porter, Bern, 1911-2004
Dates: 1928-2002, undated
Abstract: Writings, artwork, correspondence, and biographical materials that document Bern Porter's life as a scientist and avant-garde writer, artist, and publisher.
Creator: Porter, Katherine, 1941
Dates: 1975-1996, undated
Abstract: Correspondence with Mickey Walker and others, a brochure of Porter's exhibitions, news releases, and editorials that feature Katherine Porter.
Creator: Porter, Nathaniel
Dates: 1786-1821, undated
Abstract: 104 manuscript sermons (1786-1821) numbered 435-1178. Many of the sermons include dates and locations at the end of the texts; locations are predominantly Conway, New Hampshire, and Fryeburg, Maine.
Creator: Prache, Hilarius, 1614-1679
Dates: 1668-1795, 1888, undated
Abstract: 37 letters, essays and documents, in German, English or both languages; a few accompanied by modern transcriptions and translations. Most letters are to or from Prache or Mattern.
Creator: Prentiss, Henry Mellen
Abstract: The collection contains the manuscript and galleys of "The Great Polar Current," 1897 by Henry Mellen Prentiss, as well as his notes and clippings about Artic exploration.
Creator: Preston, E.D., (Erasmus Darwin), 1851-1906
Abstract: Two photograph albums, compiled by Erasmus D. Preston, documenting U.S. government sponsored expeditions (1883 and 1889) to track solar eclipses. The 1883 album contains 57 albumen photographs depicting the expedition's stops during the trip to and from the Pacific atoll Caroline Island. The 1889 expedition album contains 79 albumen photographs that document travel aboard the USS Pensacola to the west coast of Africa and to Cape Town and the Kimberly Diamond Mines in South Africa, and then back to New York via St. Helena, the Island of Ascension, Bridgetown, Barbados, and the Bermuda Islands. The photographs portray landscapes, urban views, expedition members and activites, and indigenous peoples.
Creator: Pullen, John J.
Abstract: Notes and manuscripts for Pullen's books "The Twentieth Maine", and "A Shower of Stars: The Medal of Honor, The 27th Maine", and other publications. Both manuscripts are accompanied by the photographs, maps, and sketches used as illustrations for the works.
Creator: Quinby, George H., (George Hunnewell), 1901-1984
Dates: 1870-1983, undated (bulk 1923-1975)
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, primarily concerning Quinby's professional and personal interest in dramatics and theater design; Bowdoin College class materials; research notes; and articles and lectures written by Quinby.
Creator: Ranlett, Charles Everett, 1816-1917.
Dates: 1860-1897 undated
Abstract: Copies of thirty items, mostly letters from Professor Paul Chadbourne (sent while he was a visiting professor at Bowdoin College) to Captain Charles Everett Ranlett. The correspondence concerns arrangements for the Williams College Lyceum of Natural History expedition to Greenland in 1860.
Creator: Ranlett, John, 1935-
Title: John Ranlett Papers - M221
Abstract: The collection contains lecture notes, examination bluebooks, reading notes and papers, with grades and comments by instructors, from John Ranlett's years as an undergraduate at Bowdoin College (1953-57).
Creator: Reed, Thomas Brackett, 1839-1902
Dates: 1838-1976 (bulk 1869-1902)
Abstract: A lawyer and politician, Thomas Brackett Reed (1839-1902; Bowdoin 1860) served in the Maine House (1867, 1868), Maine Senate (1869), as Attorney General (1870-1872), as U.S. Representative for the First Maine District (1877-1898), and as Speaker of the House (1889-1891, 1895-1899). A presidential candidate in 1896, Reed lost the Republican nomination to William McKinley. After leaving Congress in 1899, Reed practiced law in New York City. His collection includes correspondence, essays, manuscripts, articles and clippings. Additionally, there is a set of microfiche, prepared in 1974, from an extensive collection of Reed material retained by the Reed family, including his diaries. Prominent correspondents include Lyman Abbott, Susan B. Anthony, James G. Blaine, Robert G. Ingersoll, Henry Cabot Lodge, William McKinley, and John Sherman; the microfiche include many of the above plus Andrew Carnegie, William Pitt Fessenden, William P. Frye, Marcus A. Hanna, Robert Todd Lincoln, Whitelaw Reid and Elihu Root.
Creator: Rice, William W., (William Whitney), 1826-1896
Dates: 1843-1850, undated
Abstract: Seven holograph orations by William Whitney Rice, the bulk delivered in Maine and several delivered while a student at Bowdoin College.
Creator: Riker, Aaron D., (Aaron Denton), 1830-1914
Abstract: Civil War journal of Aaron Denton Riker (July 19, 1830-July 25, 1914) who served in the 66th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Riker's Civil War journal (circa 1861-1864) describes skirmishes, battles, and places including Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg, and Sherman's march on Atlanta.
Creator: Ripley, Lincoln, 1761-1858
Abstract: Consists of sermons written and preached by the Rev. Lincoln Ripley between February 16, 1806, and October 17, 1824. Many of the sermons are annotated with multiple dates suggesting the multiple use of orations.
Creator: Robinson, Clement Franklin, 1882
Abstract: This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, printed materials, clippings, and "Spense and Shakespeare as Ethical Teachers" (thesis).
Creator: Root, Pauline Dikeman
Dates: 1901-1943, undated
Abstract: Letters to Pauline Root from her father, mother, and brothers, 1903-1938, though letters from friends and miscellaneous letters are included; also includes a diary and poetry notebook.
Creator: Root, William Campbell, 1903
Abstract: Papers include William Campbell Root's correspondence, biographical materials, and class and research materials.
Creator: Rouillard family
Dates: 1857-1977, undated
Abstract: Correspondence, family papers, scrapbooks, photo albums, and snapshots documenting the lives of Robert Gooch Rouillard, Clarence Dana Rouillard, and the extended Rouillard and Gooch families
Creator: Russell, Francis, 1910-1989
Dates: 1902-1994, undated
Abstract: Primarily Francis Russell's correspondence and writings; correspondents include Ezra Pound and Henry Beston, although letters are chiefly exchanged among family members and personal friends.
Creator: Russwurm, John Brown, 1799-1851
Dates: 1819-2000, undated
Abstract: The collection includes late-19th- and 20th-century biographical sketches and articles concerning John Brown Russwurm, Bowdoin College news releases, clippings, and other material, as well as copies of letters from the John Sumner Russwurm Papers at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Creator: Sabine, Stephen
Dates: 1909-1978, undated
Abstract: This collection includes Stephen Sabine's 1909 diary describing his trip to Newfoundland and Labrador, clippings, and itinerary of his time working for the Grenfell Reindeer Project in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Creator: Sanborn, Bigelow Thatcher, 1839-1910
Abstract: Diaries written by Bigelow Thatcher Sanborn from the year that he graduated from Bowdoin through to the year of his death in 1910.
Creator: Schwartz, Elliott, 1936-2016
Abstract: Collection contains compositions (scores and recordings) by Elliott Schwartz plus music by other composers; also includes Bowdoin College teaching materials and materials relating to concerts.
Creator: Shepherd family
Abstract: Family correspondence of the Shepherd and Crie families of Rockland, Maine, and letters from Almon Shepherd, a Wisconsin settler, to Flora Shepherd.
Creator: Shepley, Mary Fessenden Barrows, 1825-1892
Title: Shepley Family Papers - M162
Abstract: Correspondence between members of the Shepley, Perley, Barrows, and Sergeant families of Maine; also includes manuscripts, journals, photographs, documents and printed ephemera.
Creator: Sheppard, John Hannibal, 1789-1873
Dates: 1797-1917, undated
Abstract: Contains correspondence (mostly family), including several 1803 letters referring to "the new college at Brunswick" and its first president; financial & genealogical material; ephemera (printed & mss); and clippings.
Creator: Sherman, Joseph, 1800-1849
Title: Joseph Sherman Papers - M164
Dates: 1826-1849, undated
Abstract: Contains notes, addresses, and essays kept by Sherman while a student at both Bowdoin College and the Andover Theological Seminary on topics both religous and secular, as well as sermons written and delivered while a professor at Jackson College.
Creator: Shipman, William D.
Dates: 1958-1990, undated
Abstract: William D. Shipman’s Bowdoin College administrative files (1957-1987) from his tenure as faculty, including committee reports, class schedules, department reviews, Senior Center Council materials, and a housing study; also includes resarch files concerning Maine’s energy plan and U.S./Canada economic relations
Creator: Shulman, Harry G., 1908-1988
Abstract: Approximately 800 film negatives that chronicle events in Brunswick, Maine and Bowdoin College.
Creator: Sills, Kenneth C. M., (Kenneth Charles Morton), 1879-1954
Dates: 1816-2014, undated (bulk 1874-1978)
Abstract: More than 20,000 manuscript items relating to Bowdoin's eighth president and his wife Edith, including correspondence, addresses, citations, and other materials relating to Sills's presidency of the College.
Creator: Silsbee, Samuel, 1817-1842
Dates: 1811-1844 (bulk 1834-1844)
Abstract: 59 letters concerning student life at Bowdoin, Silsbee's religious convictions, his teaching appointments, and family life in Maine.
Creator: Sinnett, Charles N., (Charles Nelson), 1847-1928
Dates: 1865-1918, undated (bulk 1916-1918)
Abstract: Contains genealogical material on the Curtis family of Maine, collected by the Reverend C.N. Sinnett.
Creator: Smith, Joseph Emerson, 1835-1881
Abstract: Consists of fifty-one letters and three Bowdoin term bills, written by students Joseph, Samuel, and Henry Smith. Samuel, a Harvard student, sent thirty-one letters home beginning March 24, 1850 and ending June 16, 1854.
Creator: Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934
Dates: 1867-1937, undated
Abstract: Material documenting Smith family life in California, the sisters' (Kate Wiggin and Nora A. Smith) involvement in the kindergarten movement, their involvement in publishing, and family affairs in Maine.
Creator: Smith, Samuel Emerson, 1788-1860
Abstract: The collection contains letters (1810-1880 and undated), many relating to the northeast boundary dispute; documents (1786-1880); financial records (1830-1880); and other ephemeral material.
Creator: Smith, Seba, 1792-1868
Title: Seba Smith Papers - M168
Abstract: The Seba Smith collection contains correspondence, Smith's manuscript autobiography, newspaper clippings, and speeches.
Creator: Spear, Ellis, 1905-1991
Dates: 1923-1931, undated
Abstract: The collection contains typed lecture notes, 1926-1929, chiefly in the natural sciences, compiled by Spear while a student at Bowdoin College
Creator: Stanwood, Edward, 1841-1923
Dates: circa 1900
Abstract: Contains manuscript Chapters from American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century. Also includes eight Lowell Institute Lectures.
Creator: Stephens, C.A., (Charles Asbury), 1844-1931
Abstract: Approximately 2,350 manuscript and typescript drafts with holographic corrections of Stephens' books, speeches, and articles, many of which were for The Youth's Companion.
Creator: Stetson, Charles P.
Dates: 1851-1857, undated
Abstract: Incoming letters to Charles P. Stetson, the bulk received while he was a student at Yale University.
Creator: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Title: Stowe Collection - M172
Abstract: Material relating to Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe includes correspondence; holograph notes; editorials; transcripts of selected letters; playbills; sheet music; trade cards; ephemera; inscribed album, images, and newsclippings. Material relating to Calvin Ellis Stowe includes correspondence (1824-73); biographical clippings, images, obituary, and ephemera.
Creator: Stratton, Arthur
Abstract: Correspondence, notebooks, manuscript material, carbon typescripts, and an uncorrected galley proof of "One Man's India."
Creator: Strout, Leon B., 1869-1937
Abstract: The collections consists of more than 5,000 film and glass and plate negatives and 1,100 black and white prints, dating from 1918 to 1936, primarily of Brunswick, Maine and environs.
Creator: Suzman, Ivan
Abstract: Contains commercial films and other videos related to apartheid, collected by Ivan Mfowethu Suzman of the Maine Project on Southern Africa.
Creator: Swift, J. Otis, 1871-1948
Title: J. Otis Swift Papers - M318
Dates: 1871-1989, undated
Abstract: Papers (ca. 1871-1989) documenting the life and work of J. Otis Swift (1871-1948), nature columnist and leader of the Yosian Brotherhood of Nature Philosophers, including: articles (such as , scrapbooks, memoirs, correspondence, biographical materials, and other writings.
Creator: Tanquary, Maurice Cole, 1881-1944
Abstract: Includes 10 journals from the Crocker Land Expedition, 1913-1917, with almost daily entries during various months in his Tanquary's personal journal, measurements and notes on geographical position, interactions with Inughuit team members, lists of supplies and materials, hand sketched maps, natural and animal observations.
Creator: Thacher family
Title: Thacher family Papers - M174
Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly between Stephen Thacher and his son Peter,together with exchanges with other family members, members of the Bowdoin community, or other acquaintances.
Creator: Thomas, John
Dates: 1783-1871, undated
Abstract: The bulk of this collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, ships' documents, an account book pertaining to several ships including the Margaret and the Hannibal, as well as miscellaneous writings, receipts, and deeds and documents concerning the Purington estate.
Creator: Tillotson, Frederic Erle Thornlay
Dates: 1910-1963, undated
Abstract: Biographical material, correspondence, and a small collection of Tillotson's publications, including an original manuscript of music to "Twilight Song;" photographs, a collection of concert programs for events in which Tillotson was involved, scrapbooks of Tillotson's time at Bowdoin, and an LP album "A Concert by Frederic Tillotson."
Creator: Titcomb family
Title: Titcomb Family Papers - M334
Abstract: Collection of letters and related papers, 1825-1850, documenting the commercial maritime ventures of ship-builder James Titcomb (1783-1844) of Kennebunk, Maine; as well as the lives and education of his children, including Maine legislator Joseph Titcomb (1822-1891, Bowdoin Class of 1843).
Creator: Town and College Club (Brunsick, Me.).
Abstract: The collection contains seven volumes of records and minutes of the Town and College Club from 1884-1953. There are annual cards through 1953 listing the schedule of the meetings, speakers, topics, and members. In addition, there are histories, essays, a 100th anniversary booklet published in 1984, and newspaper clippings.
Creator: Townsend, Charles E.
Abstract: The collection contains receipts, records, and printed material including tax, shipping, and insurance items related to the business endeavors of Charles E. Townsend.
Creator: True, Fred L.
Abstract: Briefs, correspondence, and related printed materials (1954-1955) written or compiled by Fred. L. True, Jr., Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, concerning state anti-sedition laws and the case of Steve Nelson v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Creator: Tucker family
Abstract: The collection includes letters, documents, receipts, insurance records, and other material relating to operation of the Tucker family's shipping business, in Wiscasset, Maine, 1826-1890.
Creator: Upton family
Title: Upton Family Papers - M179
Abstract: Correspondence (1809-94, undated.); documents, especially copies of wills (1750-1883); clippings, especially obituaries; notes; and genealogical material relating to this Castine and Belfast, Maine, family.
Creator: Van Cleve, Thomas Curtis, 1888-1976
Dates: 1912-1976, undated
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of Van Cleve's manuscripts and other material related to his writings; also includes lecture notes, correspondence, biographical and military material, and photographs.
Creator: Varney, Almon Libbey
Dates: 1865-1904, undated
Abstract: Personal effects, chiefly post-Civil War, late nineteenth-century U.S. Army regalia; also includes military documents and biographical materials.
Creator: Vaughan, Charles, 1759-1839
Dates: 1683-1908 (bulk 1743-1869), undated
Abstract: Correspondence (1781-1848); documents, including deeds and land records; essays; and other material (1683-1908) relating to Charles Vaughan and the Vaughan family of Hallowell, Maine.
Creator: Viens, Michael C., 1953-
Abstract: The collection contains drafts of musical compositions (parts and scores), poems, correspondence, copyright agreements, programs, clippings, ephemera, and sound recordings documenting Michael Viens' career as a composer between ca. 1972 and 2014.
Creator: Volz, Robert L.
Title: Robert L. Volz Papers - M181
Dates: 1807-1970, undated
Abstract: Includes several early versions of the Robert Volz's article "Longfellow in Music," correspondence with other libraries, universities, and researchers, and research materials.
Creator: Walker, David, 1942-
Abstract: The David C. Walker Papers contain letters from Walker to Louis Coxe (1964-80); typescripts, photocopies, and clippings of poetry (1962-81); manuscripts for Moving Out and Holding Patterns; and ephemera.
Creator: Walker, David, 1942-
Title: David Walker Papers - M183
Abstract: The Walker Papers contain letters from Walker to his first wife, Mary (ca. 1963-1964).
Creator: Walker, Mary Sophia, d. 1904
Dates: 1850-1904, undated
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence (1850-1904, n.d.), primarily relating to the Walker sisters' gift to Bowdoin College and their interest in the design and construction of the Walker Art Building; lists of Mary Sophia and Harriet Sarah Walkers' art collection; and a printed and annotated copy of the will of Mary Sophia Walker.
Creator: Warren, Edward Perry, 1860-1928
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence between the members of the Warren family from the period 1888-1938. Chief among these are several letters to Susan Warren advising her through her studies at Wellesley College, by her cousins Edward and Caroline Warren.
Creator: Warshaw, Howard
Title: Howard Warshaw Papers - M244
Abstract: Artwork, clippings, lecture notes, typescripts, reviews, notices, exhibition catalogs, and related materials by and concerning Howard Warshaw. Original artwork includes approximately 200 pen-and-ink drawings, oil paintings, works in gouache, watercolors, and engravings
Creator: Weil, Gordon Lee
Dates: 1954-2013 (bulk 1970-1974, 1986-2000)
Abstract: Professional papers of Gordon Lee Weil (Bowdoin 1958), documenting his roles in Senator McGovern's presidential campaign (1970-1972) and as a consultant (Weil & Howe, Inc.) in Maine energy/utility matters (1986-2000).
Creator: Whittier, Frank N., (Frank Nathaniel), 1861-1924
Dates: 1889-2008, undated
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings concerning Whittier's career. Also included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings by Whittier, and Bowdoin College memorial tributes.
Creator: Whittlesey, E., (Eliphalet), 1821-1909
Dates: 1896-1941, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of photocopies of documents and photographs concerning Eliphalet Whittlesey and his family, including photographic portraits of his wife's parents, George F. and Hannah T. Patten of Bath, Maine.
Creator: Wiepert, David Douglas
Abstract: Bookplates from the United States, England, France, Italy, and Germany dating from the late seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. A few of the designers are W. P. Barrett, George Wharton Edwards, E. D. French, W. F. Hopson, Arthur Nelson Macdonald, C. W. Sherborn, and Sidney L. Smith.
Creator: Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923
Dates: 1867-1985, (bulk 1891-1917)
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, journals, book and story manuscripts, commonplace books, notebooks and notes related to Wiggin's writing; also includes lectures on kindergarten subjects, clippings, photographs and material concerning her Irish "literary pilgrimage."
Creator: Williamson, Joseph, 1828-1902
Dates: 1818-1902 (bulk 1828-1902)
Abstract: Correspondence, with the bulk consisting of letters from Williamson to George T. Little, Bowdoin College professor and librarian; newspaper clippings about Williamson; a list of launches in the ports of Belfast and Bangor; drafts and corrected versions of Williamson's books; and material related to Bowdoin College, including a diary kept while Williamson was a student.
Creator: Willis, William, 1794-1870
Title: William Willis Papers - M189
Dates: 1837-1958, (bulk 1862-1869)
Abstract: Correspondence (1837-69) concerning the history of Maine, approximately a dozen more letters concerning Willis's interests in Maine railroads; together with drafts of his writings, and information on the estates of Willis and his wife.
Creator: Wilson, Elizabeth, 1905-2004
Abstract: Papers, chiefly correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings, and related material, of Elizabeth "Bece" Wilson concerning Bowdoin College student boarders at her home at 82 Federal Street, Brunswick, Maine.
Creator: Wineapple, Brenda
Abstract: Research files, chiefly copies of publications and primary sources, with occasional annotations, compiled by Brenda Wineapple.
Creator: Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878
Dates: 1818-1964, (bulk 1818-1879)
Abstract: Letters, images, articles, clippings, and other materials (1832-1964) relating to Leonard Woods. The bulk of the correspondence is between Woods and members of the Trustees, Overseers, and faculty of Bowdoin College.
Creator: Yourcenar, Marguerite
Dates: 1937, 1964-1996, undated
Abstract: The collection consists of drafts and proofs of Yourcenar's writings, with holographic corrections, including L'Oeuvre au Noir; correspondence; newspaper clippings and articles; information on Yourcenar's hometown of Bailleul; and an audio tape of an interview with Marguerite Yourcenar.
Title: Maritime Papers - M123
Dates: 1787-1964, undated
Abstract: Materials on ships and shipbuilding, chiefly in northern New England. The bulk pertain to William G. Randall and the Bath, Maine, shipbuilding company of Bibber & Randall Co.
Title: Civil War Miscellany - M131
Dates: 1861-1927, undated
Abstract: Miscellaneous Civil War material from various sources, including correspondence, diaries, photographs and printed material.
Dates: 1751-1930, undated
Abstract: Three ships' logs and various documents concerning Wiscasset, Maine, ship owners and their ships; as well as French spoliation claim materials for ships the Nabby, Betsey, and Nancy. Also contains letters, diaries and journals, deeds, financial documents, genealogical material, and clippings of related families from Wiscasset, Maine.
Dates: 1912-1982, undated
Abstract: Contains material related to the Unitarian-Universalists, particularly to the church in Brunswick, ME. Includes newspaper clippings, prayers, poems, pamphlets, and letters.
Dates: 19th-20th century
Abstract: Primarily stand-alone manuscript materials, small in number or volume, both loose and bound, that are not part of larger collections. Includes correspondence, diaries, documents, writings, and oral history interviews, among other materials.
Dates: Ca. 1864-1966
Abstract: Photographic prints of Brunswick, Maine and nearby areas including the towns of Bath and Topsham.
Dates: 1800-2001 undated bulk 1979-2001
Abstract: Research files concerning African Americans in Maine and New England, the bulk collected by Randolph Stakeman, Bowdoin College Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies Emeritus.
Dates: 1953 - 2000, undated
Abstract: This collection contains varied material, mostly from the period of China's Cultural Revolution, including a decorated Chinese handkerchief and block prints of landscapes
Dates: 1975-2000, undated
Abstract: This archive contains material relating to Merrymeeting Bay environmental studies, the bulk from 1988-1992.
Abstract: This collection contains postcards depicting locations from all over the state of Maine.
Dates: 17th-early 19th century
Abstract: Collection of materials relating to Judaic studies and Jewish culture comprising two manuscripts: Grace after meals [codex, ca. 1700?] and Megilat Esther [scroll, 16--?]; and four items of realia including a Torah breastplate [ca. early 19th century] and a shofar.
Dates: 1983-2007, undated
Abstract: David Becker's research files on printmaking in Maine compiled in the process of writing his book The Imprint of Place: Maine Printmaking 1800-2005, published in conjunction with the Maine Print Project.
Title: Shiloh Collection - M165
Abstract: Information about Frank W. Sanford, his Holy Ghost and Us Society, and the members' residence called Shiloh and located at Durham, Maine, is accompanied by incomplete runs of several periodical publications of the society. They include The Everlasting Gospel, The Golden Trumpet, Tongues of Fire, and The Truth.
Dates: 1773 - 1960, Undated
Abstract: This collection contains miscellaneous materials about Bowdoin alumni, faculty, and governing board members.
Abstract: Nineteenth century cased images, including daguerreotypes. Primarily individual portraits of unidentified subjects, with the exception of George Frederick Knorr.
Abstract: Ephemeral printed items from over 230 fine presses from Maine to California, arranged alphabetically by press name.
Creator: Zorach, William, 1889-1966
Dates: 1923-1974, undated
Abstract: The collection (1923-1974) contains essays by and articles regarding Zorach; clippings, exhibit announcements, copies of five letters between Zorach and "Epstein"; biographical information, photographs, and other material relating to William Zorach