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George and Clarence Smith papers

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Identifier: MC052
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of two nephews of the Reverend Oren Burbank Cheney, founder and first president of Bates College: the Hon. George Edwin Smith (1848-1919) (Bates, 1873; LL.D., 1918), three-time president of the Massachusetts Senate and attorney for railroad trusts; and of his youngest brother, the Hon. Clarence Cheney Smith (1865-1943) (Bates, 1888), a founding recorder and later a justice for the Massachusetts Land Court. Among the materials are...
Dates: 1814-1999

Office of the President, Oren Burbank Cheney records

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Identifier: CA02.03
Abstract This collection contains records from during and after the tenure of Oren B. Cheney as the first President of Bates College (1855-1894). The records include correspondence, donor certificates, and printed and handwritten documents regarding the early work and activities of Bates College, especially relating to the college's relationship to the Free Will Baptists. Notable correspondents include Maine governor Edwin C. Burleigh, and Cheney's successor at Bates, George C. Chase.
Dates: 1857-1902

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Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921 1