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Bates College scrapbook collection

Identifier: MC104

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains scrapbooks compiled primarily by students during their college years at Bates. Other scrapbooks were compiled by faculty members or people with Bates connections. While most of the albums illustrate student life others focus on Bates athletics or events such as Mayoralty. The scrapbooks contain a variety of material including photographs, news clippings, programs, and ephemera.


  • ca. 1867-1984

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.


40 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection contains scrapbooks dating primarily from the early 1900s to the 1950s maintained by Bates students and faculty.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by scrapbook title.

Processing Information

Processed by Elaine Ardia, 2007.

Guide to the Bates College scrapbook collection, ca. 1867-1984
Edited Full Draft
Elaine Ardia
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Language of description note
Description is in: English
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Repository Details

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

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston Maine 04240 United States of America