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Maine Historical Records Repository Guide
Based on the 1997 survey of repositories by the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board and the Maine State Archives
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Thorncrag Bird Sancturary

107 Nichols Street Lewiston, ME 04240-

Repository: Bates College Special Colletions

PHONE:(207) 782-5238, ext:FAX:EMAIL:SHAYWARD@ABACUS.BATES.ED

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EXCEPTIONS:Closed on major holidays, college breaks, weekends.APPOINTMENTS:Recommended

Collection Characteristics

8. Types of Record Formats
9. Time Periods Covered
10. Subject Areas in Collection

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MANUSCRIPTS:SomePRE-1776:NoneMARITIME:None

PHOTOGRAPHS:Some1776-1820:NoneBUSINESS/INDUSTRY:None

MAPS:A few items1820-1860:NoneTRANSPORTATION:None

CARDSVIEWS:*A few items1860-1900:NoneAGRICULTURE:None

BROADPOST:**A few items1900-1940:HalfRELIGIOUS:None

AUDIO TAPES:A few items1940-presentHalfMUNICIPAL RECORDS:A few items

MOTIONFILMS:NonePaper Records:9
linear feetMILITARY:None

VIDEO TAPES:A few items_____________________________PERSONAL PAPERS:Some

Collections Notes: #8; Public Records (minutes, newsclippings) -- most. #10; Natural history -- half,

Birds -- some.

Content/This is a collection of printed material that is very specific to the chronological history of a

Scope:local bird club from 1919 to present. Thoughtful people through the decades have included

local municipal history as pertaining to the Club activities. It provides accurate and yet poetic

snapshots of the community of Lewiston-Auburn through the years.

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* Postcards and/or stereo views** Broadsides and/or postersLast Update:1/1/98
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