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Office of Development Services: records

 Record Group
Identifier: A01.03

  • Staff Only
  • Please use the Collection Organization section below to place requests.

Scope and Content

This collection contains records concerning alumni and scrapbooks created by alumni from 1806. Alumni files primarily consist of biographical records and obituaries for students in classes through 1934. Scrapbooks contain photos, records, and memorabilia collected and compiled by alumni. Material regarding prospective donors who are deceased is also included.


  • Creation: 1806 - 2019


Access Restrictions

Some restrictions; see series descriptions.

Use of Digital Collections

Digital materials may be used for research, educational, and non-commercial purposes without our written permission. For information about publication, visit our policies page or contact Special Collections & Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Office of Development Services was established within the Office of Development and College Relations in the fall of 1992. It is responsible for handling name, address, and other changes to the computerized alumni file system (BARS), capital gift entry and departmental personnel and budget coordination. Members of the Office of Development Services report to the Vice President for Development and College Relations. See Office of Development and College Relations and Office of Alumni Relations for additional alumni and development information.


387.3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


General Note

Biographical information for former faculty and staff can also be found in: Former faculty and staff: records.

Guide to the Office of Development Services Records
Description rules
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

3000 College Station
Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
(207) 725-3288