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KHS has a state-of-the-art storage facility for its archive. Documents, photographs, scrapbooks, postcards and other 2-dimentional artifacts are stored under strict environmental control in a sprinkler and alarm protected unit:

Environmental_Control_Unit

 

KHS maintains a large and diverse collection of materials relating to Kennebec County communities. The collections currently include:

A library of more than 1500 volumes on Augusta, the Kennebec Valley, Maine history and genealogy

324 school yearbooks including: 56 issues of Coniad from 1916-1999 and 13 issues of The Quill from 1919-1970.

Manuscripts including those of 19th century historians Charles E. Nash and James W. North

Archive Storage

Scrapbooks dating from the mid-19th through 20th centuries.

More than 200 bound Augusta newspapers c. 1825-1900.

Approximately 20,000 photographs of people, places and events

Augusta Historic Buildings Survey of more than 900 properties.

1938 WPA tax photographs of Augusta properties.

A postcard collection that has been partially catalogued. The 325 catalogue entries include messages and addresses for mailed cards.

Large and expanding vertical file (newspaper clippings, research papers, emails) on Kennebec County-related topics, 1950 to the present.

Our research hours are: Wed. - Fri., 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or by appointment (207-622-7718)

Page updated: November 12, 2015
 

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