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5. Codman family papers (MS001)

This collection consists of items from the Codman family papers (MS001) 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.

8. Digitized Museum Collections

This collection consists of items from the Digitized Museum Collections 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.

10. Doyle's Cafe Memorabilia

Doyle's Cafe was a popular community gathering space located at 3484 Washington Street in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Doyle's opened its doors in 1882 and grew from a one-room Irish pub to a three-room bar and restaurant that was host to both locals and tourists alike. It was also known... more

11. Ephemera

This collection consists of items from the Ephemera 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.

12. Ephemera collection (EP001)

This collection consists of items from the Ephemera collection (EP001) 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.

17. French Artists

Critical funding to support long-term preservation of and enhanced public access to Boston Public Library collections, including this one, was provided by the Associates of the Boston Public Library.

19. Great Chelsea Fire of 1908

This collection is comprised of postcards, memorabilia, city documents, photographs, and other items from the Chelsea Public Library Archives, relating to the Great Chelsea Fire that burned nearly half the city on Palm Sunday, April 12th 1908.

20. Helen Keller Collection

The photographs in this collection span the life of Helen Keller, from her early childhood to her years at Perkins School for the Blind and beyond. Photos of her years with Anne Sullivan Macy and Polly Thomson are included. There are special sections from her adult life as Advocate and Traveler,... more

24. Laura Bridgman Collection

This collection includes portraits, photos of textiles, personal items, and selected writings of Laura Bridgman from 1841 to 1889 at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, South Boston (now Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, Massachusetts). We are grateful to Dartmouth College Rauner... more

36. Tucker family papers (MS033)

This collection consists of items from the Tucker family papers (MS033) 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.