Found in 13 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 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 Francis Snow Hesseltine Materials
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.
Collection of James Brendan Connolly Materials
The Connolly Collection contains the writings and personal library of James Brendan Connolly (1868-1957), an Irish-American author, athlete, politician, and correspondent.
Collection of James Carpenter Materials
This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of James Carpenter. The bulk of the collection consits of notes about art, correspondence, and rough drafts of his manuscripts. The collection also contains a few photogrpahs and a few personal items of James Carpenter.
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 Philip Bourke Marston Materials
The collection contains correspondence from the 1880s and one undated manuscript.
Perry Family Collection
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.
Wesley McNair Papers
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.