Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of Alfred Eliab Buck Materials
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.
Collection of American Association of University Women Materials
This collection includes Correspondence,Minutes, Branch Newsletters, Programs and Clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of Reports, Program Books, and Lectures/Workshops. The collection also contains 5 books of clippings about AAUW Events.
Collection of Benjamin Franklin Butler Materials
Materials by or about Butler.
Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Booth Tarkington, a writer from Indiana who was well known for his novels of life in the midwest, and who later lived in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Collection of Celia Thaxter Materials
Celia Laighton Thaxter, 1835-1894, was an American poet and prose writer. The collection contains Thaxter's letters, poems, prose fragments, an unfinished novel, scrapbooks, and first appearances in print.
Collection of Charles Henry Smith Materials
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).
Collection of Elizabeth Akers Allen Materials
This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of Maine writer, Elizabeth Akers Allen. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts and published writings written by Allen between 1846 and 1906. The collection also contains correspondence, an Autograph book, clippings, and a few photographic prints.
Collection of Esther Wood/Wood Family Materials
The collection, dated 1845-2002, contains materials from Esther Wood and her parents, John Friend Wood and Lizzie Maddocks Wood. Included are:
Diaries containing daily entries, lists, cash accounts Letters between John and Lizzie Wood, family and general correspondences Scrapbooks with clippings of Esther Wood articles, cards, letters, photographs Esther’s personal mail, newspaper clippings, Alumni relations materials, death notices
Collection of Henry Clay Merriam Materials
The collection contains letters, documents, and photographs of Merriam and his family, especially the post-Civil War period.
Collection of Lilla Cabot Perry Materials
The collection contains clippings, correspondence, two diaries, published and unpublished manuscripts, a memorial exhibit document, two portrait paintings (William Dean Howells, Edwin Arlington Robinson) and photograph items.
Collection of Louise Helen Coburn Materials
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.
Collection of Mary Low Carver Materials
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.
Collection of Richard Cutts Shannon Materials
Collection of Sarah Orne Jewett Materials
This collection includes correspondence (primarily written between 1879-1908) and manuscripts by 19th-century Maine writer Sarah Orne Jewett.
Collection of Thomas Bailey Aldrich Materials
The collection contains correspondence and other materials that document Aldrich's life and work, primarily dating from the 1870s to the early 1900s.
Collection of Waldo Peirce Materials
The collection comprises letters, scrapbooks, and manuscript items by Waldo Peirce, an American painter, bohemian, and expatriate born in Bangor, Maine.
Folder E1: Clippings - Biographical - 1925-1969, 1925 - 1969
Folder E2: Clippings - Biographical - 1969-1975, 1969 - 1975
Folder contents: -JCS' photography -JCS and family -JCS obituaries
Folder E3: Clippings - re: Colby - by JCS
Folder contents: -Colby Comments -re: the Mayflower Hill campus -"College Goes Through the Student" photos by JCS
Folder E4: Clippings - re: Colby
Folder contents: -re: the Mayflower Hill campus -re: Colby's progress (buildings and fundraising) -JCS photo exhibition at Colby Oversize: -Morning Sentinel Editorials: "Colby in the Sixties" 7-7-1971
Pacy Levine and Ludy Levine Collection
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.