Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
Aerial view of Bowdoin College campus, from west. Maine Street and campus quad in foreground. Bath Road at left. Brunswick Naval Air Station in right background. Androscoggin River in left background.
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.1960 closer aerial view of the Bowdoin College main quad, from southwest.
"Bowdoin College, ca.1960" (1960). Aerial Views - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 63.
Brunswick, Me., Bowdoin College