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

Historical Items

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Item 10610

Presque Isle Normal School, Presque Isle, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Presque Isle Media: Postcard

Item 10914

Saint Mary's College, Van Buren, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Item 10925

Lydia Patterson letter to Mary, August 22, 1843

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1843-08-22 Location: Portland; Kennebunkport Media: Ink on paper

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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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Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.

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KVVTI's Gilman Street Campus, 1978-1986

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.

Site Pages

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Life Story Center

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Bowdoin College Library

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University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

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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

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From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

Moving to Maine changed my artistic style, and I continue to learn from the landscape every day.

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Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville