Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Format of Original
5 x 7" gelatin silver negative
Aerial view of the Bowdoin College campus quad, from southwest. Bath Road at upper left. Pickard Theater and Mary Frances Searles Science building at left. Walker Art Building (Bowdoin College Museum of Art) at center. Bowdoin College Chapel and Appleton Hall at top center. Hubbard Hall and College street at right.
McKeen Street in left foreground. Maine Street in foreground.
Bowdoin College was founded in 1794, and named after Massachusetts Governor James Bowdoin. At the time, Maine was a district of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Early graduates include Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Joshua L. Chamberlain, and President Franklin Pierce.
See Additional Files link, below, for ca.1941 general aerial view of Bowdoin College campus from south, with towns of Brunswick and Topsham in background.
"Bowdoin College, ca.1941" (1941). Aerial Views - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 62.
Brunswick, Me., Bowdoin College