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Historical Items

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Item 12791

Miller Library, Colby College

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: 1939 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 13016

Walkway, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Brunswick Media: 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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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.

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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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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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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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines