Spanning the years 1914–1967, the Aldino Felicani Collection: Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Records documents the efforts and activities of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee to free Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti from prison for the murders of Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro... more
Sarah "Sallie" Moore Field graduated from Abbot Academy in 1904 and lived until 1985 (age 103). This collection documents primarily Sarah Field's time at Abbot Academy (mostly 1900 to 1904) and suggests that she was a dutiful student. The majority of the collection comprises notebooks from her... more
This collection consists of items from the Sayward family papers (MS031) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
This collection consists of items from the School Committee Secretary Desegregation Files collection hosted by Boston City Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
The Scottish Rite Documents collection contains some of the founding documents of Scottish Rite Freemasonry, along with a number of other mid-to-late nineteenth-century material related to Scottish Rite Freemasonry in the United States. A selection of Scottish Rite membership certificates can be... more
This collection contains a selection of diverse materials from the Van Gorden-Williams Library & Archives, reflecting its focus on Freemasonry, fraternalism, and American history.
Sidney Brooks of Harwich attended Phillips Academy in Andover before attending Amherst College from 1837 to 1841. His papers include thirty-five letters, a ledger of his expenses, and writings from his school days. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special Collections in... more
This collection consists of the letters from a Civil War Soldier, letters from family members to him, diaries of his from the years 1863 and 1864, the diary of his future wife from the year 1867, photos, patents held by the soldier after the war, and various certificates and documents connected... more
The collection of the Somerville Public Library contains photographs, article clippings, and ephemera illustrating the social history of Somerville from 1841 to 1976. The items include photographs of the King and Vose families, images of the built landscape of Somerville, and Victorian trade cards.
This collection contains letters written to James Thomas Fields (1817-1881) -- the publisher and friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) -- and his wife Annie Adams Fields (1834-1915) between the years 1851 and 1904 by members of the Hawthorne family. The letters document both the personal and... more
The Springfield College Armed Forces Collection contains correspondences, drawings, enlistment records, mailing lists, photographs, publications, scrapbooks, and service records which showcase the sacrifice and service of alumni during wartime. The College’s ties with the YMCA resulted in many... more
This is a collection of photographs of students, as well as their teachers, at the Perkins School for the Blind from 1890 to 1950. The students, ranging in age from kindergarten to adulthood, are shown in formal portraits, as well as in their daily activities. The collection highlights various... more
This collection consists of items from the Suffolk University Records collection hosted by Suffolk University, Moakley Archive & Institute. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
This set includes correspondence to and from Michael Anagnos, Director of Perkins School for the Blind, Annie Sullivan, and Captain & Mrs. Keller, parents of Helen. The letters focus on the early education of Helen Keller, both at home in Tuscumbia, Alabama and at Perkins School for the... more
This collection consists of items from the Sullivan/Ben Power Correspondence collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.