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Historical Items

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Item 103688

Bowdoin College medical students, Brunswick, ca. 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1869 Location: Brunswick Media: Tintype

Item 69266

Suggestions for Students, Farmington State Teachers College, 1951

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1951 Location: Farmington Media: ink on paper

Item 12064

Colby College Campus

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: 1856 Location: Waterville Media: Black and White Digital Image

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.

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Bowdoin College Library

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Colby College Special Collections

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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One of the first abstract painters in Maine
by William Manning

I have grown as a painter in ways I might not have if I moved to New York