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Item 10472

Boarding House, Bangor Theological Seminary, ca. 1894

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 15709

Maine Female Seminary, Gorham

Contributed by: Gorham Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Gorham

Media: print

Item 14465

Seminary Glee Club, Bucksport, 1894

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1894

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 76025

Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Chapel

Item 76027

Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Workshop

Item 76028

Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Gymnasium

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Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Class of 1890, Westbrook Seminary

Abplanalp Library, UNE

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Maine Central Institute

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Book Cover,

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

William May. After her education at Holyoke Seminary she taught school in Kentucky for eight years.

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Story

Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War

by David Woodward


Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment