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COVID-19 Update to Researchers

Until further notice, the Muskie Archives is closed. Staff are working remotely and will check phone (207-786-6354) and email (muskie@bates.edu) messages. We will try to expedite your requests, but response times may take longer than usual.

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Search Oral Histories

NOTE: At present, only Muskie-related oral histories can be searched. Interviews about other topics will be added soon.

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NOTE: At present, only a small part of the historic photo collection is available digitally.

All Things Edmund Muskie

Featured Digital Collections

Bates College Yearbooks Digitized

Thanks to LYRASIS and the Internet Archive, all issues of the Mirror from 1900 to 2012 are online.

SCARAB: Scholarly Communications and Research at Bates

An institutional repository of electronic publications, including honors theses, newsletters, annual reports, and other college publications. Includes a complete run of The Bates Student.

Historic Photographs and Audio

Historic photographs and audio materials that have been digitized from the Muskie Archives’ holdings.

Muskie Oral Histories

A collection of more than 440 oral histories with individuals who knew or were affected by U.S. Senator Edmund S. Muskie. Full transcripts and audio of the recordings are available online.