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The Quill: zines and posters

 Record Group
Identifier: A04.29

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Scope and Content

Regular published issues of the Quill, beginning in 1897, are cataloged as serials and can be found through the library catalog. This collection includes ephemeral zine publications created by the Quill and posters promoting the organization.


  • Creation: 1975 - 2023


Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Quill is a literary magazine produced by students of Bowdoin College and dedicated to the expression of creativity. "The aim of The Quill is to furnish a medium of expression for the literary life of the college, and its columns are open to undergraduates, alumni, and members of the faculty" (The Bowdoin Quill, vol.I, No.2, 1897). It is a compilation of student writings and drawings. The first issue of the Quill was published in 1897.


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Related Materials

Published volumes of the Quill can be found in the library catalog: and

Guide to the The Quill, zines and posters
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
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