Stories about "Muskie Archives and Special Collection Library"
Video: Watch ski jumping off Mount David in 1936

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:51 pm

The spectacle of ski jumping from Mount David in 1936 was no less grand, or less popular, than the Olympic version.

Look What We Found: Jakub Kazecki’s 1905 Bates German Club medal

Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:45 am

ā€œStudents graduate and start their lives." But there are material things that will "bring them back to Bates and create a Bates identity.ā€

How did Ed Muskie ’36 get baseballs signed by the Yankees, Giants, and Dodgers?

Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00 am

The signed baseballs include Hall of Fame signatures of Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra, and Mickey Mantle.

Video: Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ lands at the Bates library

Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am

Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge ā€” 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 10:00 am

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the...

An Open Book

Friday, February 11, 2011 8:36 am

Ordering information for the Bound to Art exhibition catalog.

Bound to Art reveals rare books in Bates collections

Monday, January 3, 2011 2:50 pm

Displaying more than 40 rare books from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bound to Art is part of an 18-month celebration of the facility's 25th anniversary. The college's book collection ranges from incunabula of printing's infancy to the finely printed works of today's flourishing book arts movement.

Post-Gazette's David Shribman P'14 recalls Muskie's midterm speech 40 years ago

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 8:25 am

David Shribman P’14, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, devotes his nationally...

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