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Mark Silber photographs

Identifier: MC048

Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, and contact sheets of images taken by Mark Silber in 1972 and 1973. Includes informal campus scenes of athletics, dance, classrooms, and social activities. Some of the images appeared in the Bates College Catalog.


  • 1972-1973


Access Restrictions

Intellectual property rights, including copyright, have been reserved by the creator, Mark Silber.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Historical Note

Mark Silber is a cultural anthropologist, photographer, oral historian, author and organic farmer. He has written and illustrated a number of books on a broad range of subjects, including local histories of Sumner and Rumford, Maine, organic gardening, everlastings, and stock car racing. He has taught at a number of institutions, including the University of Southern Maine and Bates College.


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Photographs, contact sheets and negatives of Bates College campus scenes taken by Mark Silber.

Organization and Arrangement

The images are arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Gift of Mark Silber, 2001, 2005. Accession No.: 01-002, 05-099.
Guide to the Mark Silber photographs, 1972-1973
Edited Full Draft
Kat Stefko
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Description is in: English
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Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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