Stories about "Humanities and history"
Civil-War era letters discovered at Bates

Monday, July 28, 1997 9:56 am

During the recent renovation of a Bates-owned house on 31 Frye St. in Lewiston, construction workers discovered six Civil-War era letters exchanged between former Lewiston resident Uriah Balkam and his wife, Annie.

Hampden student receives travel grants

Tuesday, July 15, 1997 8:48 am

Paul A. Howard of Hampden, Maine, a senior history major at Bates College, has been awarded research grants by the Harry S. Truman Library Institute and the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute.

Nixon tapes archivist reflects on Watergate anniversary

Monday, June 16, 1997 11:30 am

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.

Bates student awarded Marshall Scholarship

Wednesday, April 9, 1997 2:59 pm

Bates College junior Joshua Baschnagel of Etna, N.H., is the first Bates student to be named a Regis Maine Scholar of the Marshall Undergraduate Scholars Program, announced Martha C. Crunkleton, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

Classical and medieval studies lecture series to be held at Bates

Friday, February 14, 1997 12:00 pm

The classical and medieval studies program at Bates College will present "Far Beyond Town Walls: The Archeology of the Medieval North Atlantic" on Feb. 25, March 13 and March 24. The public is invited to attend the lecture series free of charge.

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

Friday, February 14, 1997 11:33 am

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.

Noted historian to give Sampson Memorial lecture

Tuesday, January 28, 1997 3:50 pm

Doris Kearns Goodwin, noted historian, author and political commentator will discuss the art of biography at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

News correspondent to mark King observance

Thursday, January 9, 1997 3:08 pm

A distinguished journalist, an award-winning actress and a noted gospel group will...

A lost world remembered at Bates

Friday, January 19, 1996 10:18 am

An award-winning choreographer will present a "live documentary" to recreate a dance-theater piece she staged in Eastern Europe at Bates College on Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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