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Works Consulted

Primary Sources (All housed at Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)

  • Annual Addresses of the President to the Trustees and the Corporation of Bates College
  • Alfred W. Anthony, papers and notes
  • The Bates Student, various dates
  • Bulletin of Bates College, various dates
  • Oren B. Cheney, papers including diary, Jan. 1-Dec. 27, 1864 (typed transcript)
  • The Morning Star, various dates

Secondary Sources

  • H. Jay Burns, “Quotes, etc. circa 1850-1900,” e-mail document, July 5, 2005
  • G.A. Burgess and J. T. Ward, comps. Free Baptist Cyclopedia: Historical and Biographical (Free Baptist Cyclopedia Co., 1889)
  • George M. Chase, George C. Chase: A Biography (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924)
  • Emeline Burlingame Cheney, The Story of the Life and Work of Oren B. Cheney (Boston: Morning Star Publishing House, 1907)
  • Charles E. Clark ’51, Bates Through the Years: An Illustrated History, manuscript copy of forthcoming book, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections
  • Timothy Larson ’05, “The Abolitionism of Oren B. Cheney (The Founder of Bates College),” research paper for Bates College Department of History, May 15, 2003, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections
  • Timothy Larson ’05, “Faith by Their Works: The Progressive Tradition at Bates College from 1855 to 1877,” honors thesis for Bates College Department of History, March 18, 2005, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections