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Bowdoin College

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1794

Biographical / Historical

Bowdoin College chartered 1794 by the General Court of Massachusetts, meeting in the Old State House in Boston, the District of Maine still being part of the Commonwealth. Governor Samuel Adams signs the bill. http://www.bowdoin.edu/

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frost Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 226
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, account books, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Frost family. Correspondence of William Frost details his political activity in the Maine Territory, Jeffersonian politics in Massachusetts, and the Embargo Act. Material relating to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain's Civil War duties is scarce. His years as Bowdoin College president and his role in the election riot of 1880 are documented more fully. Other...
Dates: 1710-1923

Benjamin Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 33
Overview: Benjamin Lincoln, physician, anatomist, and medical educator, taught anatomy and dissection at the University of Vermont. Papers include family correspondence, two journals of travel to New Orleans and to New Brunswick, circulars, publications in the Burlington Sentinel, ephemera, and photographs, letters, pamphlets, and ephmera by or related to members of the Lincoln family.
Dates: 1816-1944, bulk 1819-1896