Featured Digital Collections

Bates College Yearbooks Digitized

Mirror Thanks to LYRASIS and the Internet Archive, all issues of the Mirror from 1900 to 2012 are online.

Scholarly Communications and Research at Bates

scarab An institutional repository of electronic publications, including honors theses, newsletters, annual reports, and other college publications.

Historic Photographs

Historic photographs that have been digitized from the Muskie Archives' holdings.

Muskie Oral Histories

A collection of more than 440 oral histories with individuals who knew or were affected by U.S. Senator Edmund S. Muskie. Full transcripts and audio of the recordings are available online.

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  • New Exhibit: Construction at Bates, 1900-1999

    Chase Hall Construction 1949As we watched the new buildings rising across the street at 55 and 65 Campus Avenue, we are reminded of the countless construction projects Bates has undertaken as the college has steadily expanded over the past 160 years.

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  • Veterans Day Exhibit and Resources

    Garcelon letter 1The Muskie Archives houses materials relating to Bates Veterans from most major conflicts, and in honor of Veterans Day our Archives Supervisor Elaine Ardia has put together an exhibit of selected materials in the case outside our offices, as well as this … read more

  • The Clean Water Act Turns 40

    A new exhibit in the Muskie Archives foyer highlights the Clean Water Act of 1972 on its 40th anniversary. The exhibit features documents and photographs looking back at the pollution, policy and people involved with this landmark legislation. With Sen. Edmund S. …read more




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