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Historical Items

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Item 16700

Sargent's Gym, Bowdoin College

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 28366

Bowdoin College bill, Brunswick, 1825

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1825 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 36077

Josiah Pierce diploma, Bowdoin College, 1818

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1818 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper, ribbon

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Tax Records

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Item 50760

12-14 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albus R Cobb Use: Store & Office

Item 50761

16 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albus R Cobb Use: Store & Office

Exhibits

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Bowdoin College Library

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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My Maine Stories

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork