Staff Directory


Reference and Outreach Archivist [position is currently open]

Michelle Belden
College Archivist

Michelle is the college’s archivist, and works to arrange, describe, and make available the permanent records of the college. She also works with the director to ensure that permanent records of the college are transferred to the archives in a timely and efficient manner. If you work at Bates and have materials you would like to transfer to the Archives, please contact her. She also oversees college publications if you have such items you would like to donate.

Pat Webber

Pat supervises the department’s work, and oversees the rare books and manuscript collections, which includes the Muskie papers. Please contact him about donating books or personal papers as well as any administrative/policy questions. Pat also works with college staff to discuss records issues, such as storage, transfers, and retention and disposition questions.

General contact info
The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Bates College
70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine 04240
telephone: 207-786-6354
fax: 207-755-5911