Elaine manages all reference inquiries. Please contact her for all research questions or if you need help locating information. She also oversees exhibitions in the Muskie building, and is the primary contact for information about current or past exhibitions.
Michelle is the college's archivist, and works to arrange, describe, and make available the permanent records of the college. She also works with the director to ensure that permanent records of the college are transferred to the archives in a timely and efficient manner. If you work at Bates and have materials you would like to transfer to the Archives, please contact her. She also oversees college publications if you have such items you would like to donate.
Pat supervises the department's work, and oversees the rare books and manuscript collections. Please contact him about donating books or personal papers as well as any administrative/policy questions. Pat also works with college staff to discuss records issues, such as storage, transfers, and retention and disposition questions.
General contact info
The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine 04240