Library Grant to Make Brewster Films More Accessible

Maine Senators Margaret Chase Smith and R. Owen Brewster, 1948

Maine Senators Margaret Chase Smith and R. Owen Brewster, 1948

Maine State Archivist David Cheever has announced that the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives at Bowdoin College will receive $1,000 to digitize more than 100 Brewster family home movie reels in order to preserve them and to make them more accessible to researchers.

These 16mm films, many with Owen Brewster behind the lens or in the frame, were taken between the 1930s and the early 1960s, and only recently were uncovered and acquired by the College. Read more.

 

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