The following two eulogies and elegy were delivered at the memorial service for Professor of Rhetoric Robert J. Branham, who died October 29, 1998, at age 45. The memorial service was held at the Bates Chapel on November 15, 1998.
- By Thomas P. Foley, longtime friend
- By Robert L. Farnsworth, poet and lecturer in English at Bates
- By Carl B. Straub, professor of religion and the Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies at Bates
- Obituary for Robert J. Branham.