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Bates College artifact collection

Identifier: MC098

Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of artifacts associated with Bates College, its faculty and students, and its programs. There is a broad range of material, including banners and pennants, clothing, pins, plaques, trophies, scientific and photographic equipment, canes and other processional items, gavels, and trowels.


  • 1860s-[ongoing]

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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.


478 items

Language of Materials



Artifacts associated with Bates College, its faculty and students, and its programs.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is divided into eleven series based upon format.

Within a series, items are listed in alphabetical order by title.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Received from various donors and collected by Archives staff. Accession No.: Various.

Processing Information

Processed by Elaine Ardia, 2006.

Guide to the Bates College artifact collection, 1860s-[ongoing], undated
Edited Full Draft
Elaine Ardia
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Language of description note
Description is in: English
Edition statement

Repository Details

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

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston Maine 04240 United States of America