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Collection of Alfred Eliab Buck Materials

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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 Benjamin Franklin Butler Materials

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Identifier: CAMS BUTLER-1
Abstract

Materials by or about Butler.

Dates: 1835 - 2004

Collection of Charles Henry Smith Materials

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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 John Masefield Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MASEFIELD-1
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from and to Masefield, dated 1899-1960 and undated; manuscripts and published materials, music using the poet's words, and materials about the poet.

Dates: 1899 - 1960

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

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.