Guide to the Eunice Hawkins papers, mid 19th-early 20th c. | MC078

Summary Information

Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Hawkins, Eunice, 1899-2000
Eunice Hawkins papers
mid 19th-early 20th c.
4.0 Linear feet
Photographs, ephemera, and artifacts collected by Eunice Hawkins, Bates class of 1921. Much of the material pertains to travel in New England, especially in the White Mountains.

Preferred Citation

Eunice Hawkins papers, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is organized into three series: I. Photographs, II. Ephemera, and III. Artifacts.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240

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.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Gift of the estate of Eunice Hawkins, 2001. Accession No.: 01-014.

Processing Information

Initial arrangement by A. Kelner, 2001.

Final arrangement and description by Kat Stefko, 2008.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • New England--Description and travel
  • White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)--Description and travel

Personal Name(s)

  • Hawkins, Eunice, 1899-2000--Archives


  • Travel

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