Small, handwritten and illustrated works created by the three Nelson brothers during their pre-teen and teenage years growing up in Goshen, New Hampshire in the 1890's. Works include periodicals, books, catalogs and maps. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special... more
This collection consists of items from the Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection (MS028) 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.
In the late 1920s, the sociologist and prisoner reformer Howard Belding Gill proposed building a "model community prison" at Norfolk, Mass., that would represent a radical new approach to dealing with crime and punishment. Integrating social work and sociological theory into the... more