Guide to the Nichols Latin School records, 1870-1899 | CA02.81

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Creator
Bates College (Lewiston, Me.). Nichols Latin School
Title
Nichols Latin School records
ID
CA02.81
Date
1870-1899
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
This record group contains material related to the Nichols Latin School, a college preparatory school founded in 1868 and associated with Bates College.

Preferred Citation

Nichols Latin School records, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Historical Note

The Nichols Latin School was created as a college preparatory school in 1868, after the Maine State Seminary became Bates College. The Latin School was sponsored by the College until 1899, when, with the need for college prep schools on the decline, it was closed.

Scope and Content Note

These records contain school catalogs and newspapers, and two single items referring to the Latin School.

Organization and Arrangement

The records are organized into three series: I. Catalogs; II. General records; and III. Echo [newspaper].

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

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Related Materials

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)--History
  • Nichols Latin School--Archival resources
  • Nichols Latin School--History

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Collection Inventory

 CA0281/01 Catalogs 1870-1899 

Scope and Content Note

Contains yearly catalogs for the school. Catalogs prior to 1870 can be found with the Bates College Catalogs, in collection CA 02.01.

Organization and Arrangement

The items are arranged chronologically.

Box

Catalog 1870   

1

Catalog 1871   

1

Catalog 1872-1873   

1

Catalog 1873-1874   

1

Catalog 1874-1875   

1

Catalog 1875-1876   

1

Catalog 1876-1877   

1

Catalog 1877-1878   

1

Catalog 1878-1879   

1

Catalog 1879-1880   

1

Catalog 1880-1881   

1

Catalog 1881-1882   

1

Catalog 1882-1883   

1

Catalog 1884-1885   

1

Catalog 1885-1886   

1

Catalog 1886-1887   

1

Catalog 1887-1888   

1

Catalog 1888-1889   

1

Catalog 1891-1892   

1

Catalog 1892-1893   

1

Catalog 1893-1894   

1

Catalog 1895-1896   

1

Catalog 1896-1897   

1

Catalog 1897-1898   

1

Catalog 1898-1899   

1

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 CA0281/02 General records 1886-1893 

Scope and Content Note

This series contains two items. The first is a single-page letter from I.F. Frisbee, wherein some of the activities of the school are described. It is unknown to whom the letter was addressed. The second item is a receipt for $12 paid to O.H. Toothaker, for an advertisement in the school catalog. The receipt is also signed by Jonathan Y. Stanton.

Organization and Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Box

Letter describing Latin School, by Ivory F. Frisbee ca. 1886   

1

Receipt for advertisement in School catalog 1893   

1

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 CA0281/03 Echo [newspaper] 1877-1899 

Scope and Content Note

This series contains issues of the school newspaper, first titled the "Nichols Echo," then changed to "Latin School Echo" sometime after 1886. The publication for each year is given a volume and an issue number, however, only one issue was apparently published each year.

Organization and Arrangement

The issues are arranged chronologically.

Box

Nichols Echo, vol. 1 1877   

CA 02 Oversize 1

Nichols Echo, vol. 2 1878   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 3 1879   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 4 1880   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 6 1882   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 7 1883   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 8 1884   

1

Nichols Echo, vol. 10 1886   

1

Latin School Echo, vol. 18 1894   

1

Latin School Echo, vol. 19 1895   

1

Latin School Echo, vol. 20 1896   

1

Latin School Echo, vol. 23 1899   

1

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