The Freedom & Captivity Archives of Maine

Colby Libraries are excited to partner with Freedom & Captivity and the Maine Historical Society to preserve and share Freedom & Captivity’s digital archives.

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Colby Libraries in the News- Lights Out Gallery

Colby Libraries’ Digital Initiatives department collaborated with the Lights Out Gallery to archive 84 video interviews with Maine artists, offering insights into their creative processes and cultural significance. Through platforms like JSTOR, these interviews provide valuable resources for research, teaching, and appreciation of Maine’s artistic heritage, reflecting a broader commitment to digitizing and sharing the region’s cultural wealth. The Colby News interviewed Matt LeVan, Colby’s digital archives librarian for more details which can be found on ColbyNews and the Lights-Out Gallery interviews can be found on JSTOR.

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Celebrate Poetry Month- The Unfastening

In celebration of Poetry Month, Special Collections & Archives is featuring various aspects of the site we have developed for the Wesley McNair Papers, an archival collection housed in SC&A.

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