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Explore the rich history of Bridgewater State University through the collections of the Clement C. Maxwell Library in these digital projects and exhibits.

Virtual Commons

Virtual Commons

Virtual Commons is Bridgewater State University’s open-access repository for the scholarly works, research, publications, creative activity, and reports produced by the faculty, students, and staff of Bridgewater State University and its collaborative partners.

Football Returns to BSC

Football Returns to BSC

After an absence of over 30 years, intercollegiate football returned to Bridgewater State College in the fall of 1960. These first seasons were distinguished by the enthusiasm, sportsmanship, and determination of the students both on and off the field.

Victorian-Era Shape Books

Victorian-Era Shape Books

Toy books, such as die-cut shape books and movable books, were published to tempt young readers with their out-of-the ordinary shapes and interactive designs. Illustrated with colorful and fanciful pictures, these juvenile works continue to enchant children and adults today.

Hyannis State Normal School

 

Hyannis State Normal School, 1897-1944

Surrounded by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, the State Normal School at Hyannis, Massachusetts provided almost fifty years of progressive educational training, influencing generations of teachers and students in Massachusetts and beyond.

Maxwell Library Digital Gallery

 

Maxwell Library Digital Gallery

Search or browse through some of the visual material collections of Maxwell Library and Bridgewater State University. Available collections include ambrotypes of students from the 1850s and postcards of the college and town of Bridgewater.

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

 

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Search or browse the Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society, in publication since 1939.

Albert Gardner Boyden

 

Leading the Journey: The Principals and Presidents of BSU

A look at the eleven individuals who have led Bridgewater State University since its founding in 1840.

State Normal School, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, ca.1900

 

Early Postcards of the State Normal School, Bridgewater, Mass.

View the Bridgewater State University campus (then known as the State Normal School at Bridgewater, Massachusetts) as depicted in these postcards from the early 20th century.


 

Unless otherwise indicated, images in these exhibits are held by the Clement C. Maxwell Library Special Collections and Archives. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium of the content of this exhibit without the express written permission of the Clement C. Maxwell Library is prohibited.

For more information about Digital Projects at the Maxwell Library, contact Ellen Dubinsky, Digital Services Librarian.

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