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Category: Education, Colleges, universities & post-graduate training, Bowdoin College

Historical Items

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Item 13016

Walkway, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ca. 1915

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

Item 13774

William DeWitt Hyde, Brunswick, c. 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1894 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 13780

Ralph Plaisted dorm room, Bowdoin College, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1894 Location: Brunswick; Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

Site Pages

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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My Maine Stories

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports