Browse Collections (19 total)

Buck's Ledge ArtReach Project Archives


This collection consists of materials created by Telstar Middle School Community Art and Telstar High School Industrial Arts students as part of an…

Bethel Living Nativity Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks regarding the "Living Nativity" pageant put on annually in Bethel, Maine, beginning in 1964. Compiled by Susan Farrar, the director of the…

Town Records of Bethel

This collection contains copies of town meeting, vital records, and other records for the Town of Bethel, Maine. These are in various formats…

Herb Shirrefs Papers

Collection of letters, photocopies, newspaper clippings, photographs, typescripts, and other materials compiled and/or written by Herbert P. Shirrefs…

Town Records of Albany

Photocopies of some of the town records from Albany. An index to the vital records in this collection has been compiled by Agnes Haines.

Town Records of Mason

Photocopies of town records from Mason. Copied in 2004.

Mansfield Packard Tape Collection

A collection of eight audiocassette tapes containing recordings made by Mansfield Packard of Greenwood and Woodstock events from the 1980s. Many of…

Bethel Historical Society Audio Collection

Audio recordings of Bethel Historical Society events and other items of local interest.

Charles Horne MPR Collection

Tapes recorded by Charles Horne for segments to be run on Maine Public Radio.

Miscellaneous Items

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Items that are not part of other collections are listed here.

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Collections of articles from, or issues of, various newspapers and journals which are available for viewing online in full.

Finding Aids

Finding aids are available for collections that are not fully searchable by item.

Richard Ade Interviews


Sixteen oral history interviews with residents of Bethel, Maine conducted by Richard Ade in 2001 for his Eagle Scout Leadership Project for the…

Library Catalog


The Bethel Historical Society Library Catalog includes our extensive collection of published and secondary source materials, including rare…

Bethel Historical Society Video Collection


The Bethel Historical Society Video Collection consists of film, VHS tapes, DVDs, and digital recordings of BHS programs and other items of local…

Bethel Historical Society Oral History Project

The Bethel Historical Society Oral History Project collection consists of oral history interviews produced by volunteers and staff since 1974.…

Oxford County Historic Resource Survey

The Oxford County Historic Resource Survey collection consists of 1,844 color slides of historic buildings in Oxford County taken by George Allen,…

Oxford County Grange Hall Tour Project

The Oxford County Grange Hall Tour Project collection includes oral history interviews, slides, photographs, and negatives, and a small number of…

Gould Academy Archives

The Gould Academy Archives are a large collection of books, photographs, artifacts, works of art, and paper ephemera produced by the trustees and…