Keywords: Waterville College
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Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections
Date: circa 1830
Media: black and white photograph
Contributed by: Boston Public Library
Date: circa 1938
Media: Linen texture postcard
Contributed by: Waterville Public Library
Media: Ink on paper
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.
The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.
The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.