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Jackson Archives

Archives Mission and Policy Statement

The Berwick Academy Archives exist to collect, preserve, and protect archival materials and documents that promote an understanding of and appreciation for the history, traditions, life, and culture of Berwick Academy. Any document or artifact that helps to illuminate the life and work of Berwick Academy administrators, faculty, staff, and students and contains enduring value is considered archival material.

The scope of the BA archive collection includes, but is not limited to:
Minutes of committee and board meetings
Public speeches
Electronic files
Audio and visual materials
Publications, including programs, newspapers, and yearbooks
Marketing and advertising materials
Artwork related to the school
Architectural and landscape plans
Awards and prizes
Uniforms and costumes

The Archives is open to the Berwick Academy community from September to June in alignment with the academic school calendar. The archives manager will grant access to the public for research and inspection during designated times and by appointment. Please contact part-time Archivist Brad Fletcher at archives@berwickacademy.org or 207.384.2164 x 2700 for more information or to make an appointment.

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 550 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 and Post-Graduates. Berwick students are from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and several countries. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.