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Historical Items

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Item 12793

View of Pond, Colby College

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1965 Location: Waterville Media: photographic print

Item 12573

N.W. view of Waterville College, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1830 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 71804

Colby College, Waterville, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Waterville Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records

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Item 36939

74 College Street, Portland, 1924

Use: Garage & Workshop

Item 36915

9 College Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nellie A Donnelly Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 36918

27 College Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frances E Skillin Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

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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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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Bowdoin College Library

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Colby College Special Collections

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My Maine Stories

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Why I came to Maine and what's kept me here
by Kate Webber

I came to Maine for college but then got involved in contradance and museums.

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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

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Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine