Stories about "Muskie Archives and Special Collection Library"
Beyond ‘founded by abolitionists’: Students and faculty undertake a more inclusive examination of Bates’ founding story
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:07 pm
Ongoing research by Bates faculty and students into the college’s early connection to the U.S. slave economy seeks to add long-silenced voices to the college’s founding narrative.
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.
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.”
Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:54 pm
From Brylcreem to bow ties, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, elsewhere on campus — and beyond.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:37 pm
Fifty years ago, Edmund Muskie '36 ran one of the “exemplary national campaigns of modern times.”
Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 am
A few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library and elsewhere on campus — and beyond.
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.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:45 am
“Students graduate and start their lives." But there are material things that will "bring them back to Bates and create a Bates identity.”
Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00 am
The signed baseballs include Hall of Fame signatures of Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra, and Mickey Mantle.
Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am
Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.