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Maine African American Archive M253
- George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
- Maine African American Archive
- Date [bulk]
- Bulk, 1979-2001
- Date [inclusive]
- 1800-2001 undated bulk 1979-2001
- 0.75 linear feet
- 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.
Preferred Citation note
Maine African American Archive, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.
Scope and Content Note
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. Census data, genealogical information, and lists of names, principally centered on population studies, are included. There are also typescripts, copies of articles, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera concerning slavery, abolitionism, and African American life.
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 20113000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
Controlled Access Headings
- African-Americans -- Maine -- History -- Sources.
- Antislavery movements -- New England -- Sources.
- Race, Ethnicity and Gender
- Social Movements and Services
African American art books in the Bowdoin College Library (1984 list)
"Anchor of the Soul" - material concerning, 1992-1994, n.d.
Articles (bulk 1973-1997, n.d.)
Articles re: Maine abolitionists, 1969, 1985
"Black Population of Maine 1764-1900," by Randolph Stakeman (photocopied typescript), submitted 1987 to the "New England Journal of Black Studies"
Census - Bangor, Maine, 1880, 1910 (includes Maureen Elgersman Lee's material)
Census - population data, 1764-1840, 1970-1982
"Civil Rights Activism in Maine, 1960 through 1971: An Historical Overview," by Charles Lumpkins (draft), 1993
"Colored School," Portland, Maine, 1833-1856 (typescript) no author, no date
Genealogy re: Freeman, Manuel and Mathews families in Maine (Shirley Davis' material, 1993)
Genealogy re: London Atus (Joseph Foss' material, 1979-1992)
Genealogy re: Robert Benjamin Lewis (Reginald Pitts' material)
Genealogy - various black families in Maine
International Review of African American Art, v.12 no.1 (photocopy) - contains images of John DeGrasse, Medical School of Maine, Class of 1849
Letters to or from Randolph Stakeman, 1987-1997
List - John Edward Godfrey Collection of anti-slavery material
Lists - handwritten re: population data
Lists - names of people
Lists - other
Lists - "References to Blacks in "The Brunswick Telegraph," 1867-1903
Newspaper clippings re: African Americans in Maine (bulk 1980-2001)
Newspaper clippings re: African Americans in New England (bulk 1986-1991)
Newspaper clippings re: Bowdoin African American alumni
Notes on articles in Documentary History Scrapbooks by Professor Ernst C. Helmreich
Notes regarding material in Bowdoin College's Special Collections and Archives
Photographs - miscellaneous (bulk undated and unidentified)
Poem titled "Slavery," 1800 Nov 10
Publications - miscellaneous, 1970s
Research re: slaves and their owners, from Richard Judd, ca. 1987
Sheet music - notes concerning
Sheet music - "St. Patrick's Day is a Bad Day for Coons," 1901 Sep 8