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Nichols Latin School records

Identifier: CA02.81

Scope and Content Note

These records contain school catalogs and newspapers, and two single items referring to the Latin School.


  • 1870 - 1899


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.

Historical Note

The Nichols Latin School was created as a college preparatory school in 1868, after the Maine State Seminary became Bates College. The Latin School was sponsored by the College until 1899, when, with the need for college prep schools on the decline, it was closed.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box and 1 oversized folder)

Language of Materials



This record group contains material related to the Nichols Latin School, a college preparatory school founded in 1868 and associated with Bates College.

Organization and Arrangement

The records are organized into three series: I. Catalogs; II. General records; and III. Echo [newspaper].

Guide to the Nichols Latin School records, 1870-1899
Edited Full Draft
Pat Webber
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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

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