Eunice Hawkins was born in Lisbon, New Hampshire on March 14, 1899 to Frank A. and Ella Florence (Atwood) Hawkins. She graduated from Bates College in 1921. Following college, she taught French, Latin, and history in Camden, Thomaston, Howland (Me.), and later in Lisbon and Franklin (N.H.) schools. She took additional courses at Bates Summer School and at Middlebury College. She lived in Franklin, New Hampshire for many years, and also served as the local librarian and organist at the United Methodist Church. She died on November 11, 2000 at the age of 101.
A collection of photographs, including nearly 200 stereocards; ephemera, such as travel brochures; and artifacts, including five pocket watches and one wrist watch. Many of the photographs and travel brochures pertain to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.
The collection is organized into three series: I. Photographs, II. Ephemera, and III. Artifacts.
The collection is open for research.
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.
These records are indexed under the following headings in the Bates College Library catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Hawkins, Eunice, 1899-2000--Archives
New England--Description and travel
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)--Description and travel
Gift of the estate of Eunice Hawkins, 2001. Accession No.: 01-014.
Eunice Hawkins papers, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.
Initial arrangement by A. Kelner, 2001.
Final arrangement and description by Kat Stefko, 2008.
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