Search Results

Keywords: Seminary

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 168 Showing 3 of 168

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

View All Showing 2 of 5 Showing 3 of 5

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

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 10 Showing 3 of 10

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 15 Showing 3 of 15

Site Page

Abplanalp Library, UNE

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Maine Central Institute

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

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

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 1 of 1 Showing 1 of 1

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