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7. Reading Historical Images

This collection consists of items from the Reading Historical Images collection hosted by Reading Public Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

9. Rendle Homestead

This collection contains one photograph of a house that stood at Hampshire and Lowell street in Lawrence, Mass. It was taken in or around the 1870s. The house, originally known as “the parsonage," was purchased by John Rendle in the early 1860s and was occupied by the Rendle (also found as... more

10. Rev. M. E. Barry

Presented here are items that exhibit the relationship between Reverend Michael Barry and the College of Our Lady of the Elms (Elms College) through the photos, memorabilia, correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and rare books donated to the college library.

14. Richard Merrill Collection

In 1998, Boston Public Library acquired a collection of over 5,000 negatives taken between 1936 and 1948 by photographer Richard Merrill (1908-1997). While attending Northeastern University, Merrill developed an interest in both photography and radio broadcasting. This led to a long career as a... more

20. Robert Francis Collection

Robert Churchill Francis (1901-1987) moved to Amherst, Massachusetts in 1926 to teach high school English. The teaching job lasted a single year; writing became his life's work. Francis was the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout his writing career including the Golden Rose of the... more