Serials (Periodicals)


Here will be listed catalog records for all serials in the collections of the Bethel Historical Society and available for use at our facility. To view collections of articles which may be read online, go to Online Serial Collections.

Our collection includes complete or near-complete runs of several historically significant local newspapers, as well as journals, magazines, and newsletters.

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The Bethel Courier, was the first newspaper published in Bethel, Maine. The paper began in 1858 and ceased publication in 1861. Click here to view a complete archive.

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Annual catalogs describing the curriculum, facilities, programs, etc. at Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine have been published since the school first opened in 1835 under the name "Bethel High School." Early catalogs also listed the names of students…

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The Gould Blue and Gold was a school newspaper published by the students of Gould Academy from 1942 until at least 1969. Our collection of more than 170 issues published between 1942 and 1969 is nearly complete; however there are are a few gaps,…