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Office of College Advancement, Class records

Identifier: CA05.20

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a variety of material chronicling the graduating classes of the College. Includes correspondence, particularly concerning reunion planning; class letters and reunion booklets; photographs; scrapbooks, photograph albums and slides. Other material includes Senior Class Day programs and addresses; commencement, baccalaureate and Ivy Day programs; peace pipes and issues of the Bates Student and local newspaper.


  • 1864-[ongoing]


Access Restrictions

This 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.


13 Linear Feet (2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection contains material chronicling the history of the graduating classes of the College. The material includes general class records such as class letters, reunion booklets, correspondence, scrapbooks and photograph albums. Also includes material from time capsules, such as programs and addresses.

Organization and Arrangement

The records are arranged into two series, General Records and Time Capsules. Individual folders are arranged thereafter chronologically by class year. See each series note for more detailed information.

General Physical Description note

13 linear feet; 2 oversize boxes

Guide to the Office of College Advancement, Class records, 1864-[ongoing]
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

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