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Collection of Alfred Eliab Buck Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS BUCK-1
Abstract

The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs, and clippings by and about Alfred Eliab Buck, a Civil War soldier, politician, businessman, and diplomatic Minister to Japan, born in Foxcroft, Maine.

Dates: 1857 - 1905

Collection of Charles Henry Smith Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS SMITH-1
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, personal documents, manuscripts, artifacts, and clippings on Charles Henry Smith, Colby class of 1856, Colonel of the 1st Maine Cavalry during the Civil War, who was active in campaigns in Virginia and at Gettysburg. He served in the Army until his retirement in 1891, and was also a lawyer and a Maine State Senator (1866).

Dates: 1856 - 1960

Collection of Francis Snow Hesseltine Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS HESSELTINE-1
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, personal documents, manuscripts, and clippings on Francis Snow Hesseltine, Colby class of 1863, a Lieutenant Colonel of the 13th Maine Infantry during the Civil War who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, and who was later an attorney in Georgia, Massachusetts, and Maine.

Dates: 1861-1865.; 1861 - 1865

Collection of Henry Clay Merriam Materials

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Identifier: CAMS MERRIAM-1
Abstract

The collection contains letters, documents, and photographs of Merriam and his family, especially the post-Civil War period.

Dates: 1862 - 1912

Collection of Louise Helen Coburn Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS COBURN-1
Abstract

The collection contains materials by and about Louise Helen Coburn, including correspondence regarding the coeducation debate at Colby College, and original poetry written by Coburn.

Dates: 1878-1989; some materials undated.

Collection of Mary Low Carver Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS LOW-1
Abstract

The Low Collection contains various materials gathered about Mary Low Carver, the first woman to graduate from Colby College in 1875. Low was active in protesting the formation of a separate women's division at Colby in the 1890's.

Dates: 1871-2005 and undated

Collection of Minerva Eliza Leland Materials

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Identifier: CAMS LELAND-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence,coursework, biographical information and account books of Minerva E. Leland. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Leland to various correspondents btween 1867 and 1905. The collection also contains materials belonging to friends and relatives of Leland, such as letters and account books.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Collection of Richard Cutts Shannon Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS SHANNON-1
Abstract The collection comprises diaries, correspondence, printed materials, photographs, artifacts, and clippings about Richard Cutts Shannon (Colby College Class of 1862), who served in the Civil War in the 5th Maine volunteer infantry regiment and as an aide-de-camp to General Slocum. Shannon was also appointed as a secretary to the US legation in Brazil; a diplomatic minister to Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica; and was also a lawyer in New York, having received a degree in law from...
Dates: January 1862 - September 1920

Harold Alfond and Dorothy Alfond Collection

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Identifier: CAMS ALFOND-1
Dates: 1914 - 2007

Pacy Levine and Ludy Levine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS LEVINE-1
Dates: 1902 - 1996

Perry Family Collection

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Identifier: CAMS PERRY-4
Abstract

The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs, written essays and schoolwork, and clippings by and about the Perry Family, of which three members, James Gleason, George W., and Wilder Washington are Colby alumni.

Dates: 1867 - 1968

Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), located in Miller Library, is the college’s repository for historically and culturally -significant materials, including the college archives. Our fabulous materials range in date from the 12th to the 21st centuries and represent a wide range of formats. We fully support Colby’s academic program and innovative pedagogies through aspirational collection development, faculty and student engagement, teaching and exhibition.