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Historical Items

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Item 21283

View of Colby, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: Colby Media: Postcard

Item 12791

Miller Library, Colby College

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: 1939 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 12783

Shannon Hall with Observatory, Colby College, Waterville, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1900 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 55562

Assessor's Record, 1063 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie B. Colby Use: Garage

Item 55563

Assessor's Record, 1063 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie B. Colby Use: Garage

Item 97132

453-455 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Colby Seavey Use: Dwelling

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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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.

Site Pages

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Colby College Special Collections

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

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Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

… have had a better proposal, because they won and Colby was built on College Avenue in Waterville, Maine.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

2013, web.colby.edu/activism/stories/frederick-douglass-speaks-at-colby/. Accessed 8 Mar. 2017. "Temperance movement." Britannica School…

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

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Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England

Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown

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Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich

Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.