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Items from the Bates artifacts collection, 1860s to 2011.See: bates.edu/muskie-archives/EADFindingAids/MC098.htmlIncluding: peace pipe used during class day; banners;Cornet used by Levi Washington Ballard who organized the Maine State Seminary Band; conk found by Outing Club; Paperweight with drawing of a scene from Bates vs Bowdoin football game of Oct. 29, 1898 showing William A. Saunders '99 with the ball and a score of Bates 6 and Bowdoin; nurse pin; shaving set; white cane used by President Phillips.
From the Archives: Tree conk, peace pipe, and football paperweight

Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30 am

From a paperweight inspired by a big Bates win to a peace pipe that raises questions, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

A student team awards Carignan Fund grants to community organizations

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:19 pm

The Carignan grants honor the legacy of the late Dean Emeritus of the College Jim Carignan ’61 and his wife, Sally Larson Carignan ’62.

From behind the Iron Curtain, the German Green Belt is a unique nature preserve

Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:07 am

Germany's Green Belt project celebrates resurgent nature along the former East-West border — but also leaves some people behind, says Bates’ Sonja Pieck.

Tales of wayward trustees and lost telegrams from Bates’ founding trustee meeting

Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:38 pm

When you're launching a new college, as Oren Cheney was doing on this day in 1855, you sweat the details, you don’t suffer fools, and you watch your money.

In 1940, pilot Catherine Winne ’41 was the first Bates female student to take to the skies

Friday, March 22, 2019 11:17 am

In 1940, Winne learned to fly through a civilian pilot training program that was also about preparing for war.

Did you know: In 1922, Bates College founded the Maine high school basketball tournament

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:03 pm

In 1922, Bates’ promotions-minded athletics director invited eight schoolboy teams to compete for the first statewide high school hoops title. And a tradition was born.

Video: Winter Carnival torch lighting returned today with Maine Gov. Janet Mills

Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm

Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...

From the Archives: Old hockey puck and horse-drawn mail delivery

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:42 am

Mail delivery by horse-drawn carriage, and the hockey puck from a 1927 game that was “fast and furious and marked by many swinging sticks.”

Refugees’ stories come to life in puppetry of Ching ’19, Sandglass Theater

Thursday, January 10, 2019 3:54 pm

A singer, actor, and puppeteer with Sandglass Theater, Kei Ching '19 sparks the Vermont troupe's residency at Bates.

Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

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