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5. Barlow Album

A collection of portrait photos from the family album of Rufus Barlow (1813-1887) and Clarissa (Spelman) Barlow (1808-1900). The album appears to have been created around the time of their marriage in 1849 and contains photos of family members and prominent Granville citizens. Unfortunately,... more

8. Barre Class Photos

This collection of photographs primarily highlights the students, faculty, and staff of the former Barre High School from its construction in 1901--as a gift from benefactor Henry Woods, who also built the town library--to its closure in 1967. Class pictures, yearbook contents, and sports-team... more

11. Baseball

The New England League was a mid-level league in American minor league baseball that played sporadically in four of the six New England states (Vermont and Connecticut excepted) between 1885 and 1949. They styled themselves the Lawrences, the Blues, the Haverhills, and so on. After 1901, the... more

12. Basil Welch Collection

This collection contains glass plate negatives of Martha's Vineyard subjects, photographed by Edward Lee Luce and collected and organized by Basil Welch. Additional materials collected and produced by Basil Welch, including photographs and oral history recordings, are located at the Martha's... more

18. Becker collection

This collection consists of items from the Becker collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

23. Berkley History

This collection consists of items from the Berkley History collection hosted by SAILS Library Network. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

38. Biographical Pamphlet (Fields)

Presented here are extended eulogies written as sermons, funeral tributes or memorial speeches for prominent New England men, some from Newton, Massachusetts. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural and governmental past. These... more

39. Biographical Pamphlet (Livermore)

Presented here are extended eulogies written as sermons, funeral tributes or memorial speeches for prominent New England men, some from Newton, Massachusetts. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural and governmental past. These... more

45. Blind in Art Collection

This collection presents a fascinating glimpse of ways in which people who are blind or visually impaired have been portrayed in works of art through the ages. It consists of reproduction prints, posters, photographs, clippings, and a few original art objects relating to the depiction in works... more

46. Blue Books of Newton

Presented here are directories, which usually include a folding map of Newton, list of residents by name and by street address with illustrated advertisements and business directory, clubs and societies, location of fire boxes, seating plan of theatres and concert halls in the area including... more

48. Bob Dziadosz

Various Polish organizations planned the celebration of the life of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, Revolutionary War hero, at the time of the 150th anniversary of his death. Saturday October 12, 1929, the Polish groups joined the Columbus Day parade, which was preceded by a solemn high... more

51. Book of hours

This collection consists of items from the Book of hours collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

56. Boston 200 Publications

This collection consists of items from the Boston 200 Publications 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.

57. Boston 200 Records

This collection consists of items from the Boston 200 Records 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.

59. Boston Athenaeum, Cartographic Collection

Boston Athenæum Founded in 1807, the Boston Athenæum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries and cultural institutions in the United States. In creating the Boston Athenæum, their purpose was to form "an establishment similar to that of the Athenæum and Lyceum of... more

60. Boston Brewery Posters

Boston, in the early 1900s, was home to 31 breweries. There were 24 breweries in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain and all were located in the vicinity of Columbus Avenue, Heath, and Armory Streets. The abundant water supply from the aquifer along the Stony Brook, artesian wells around Mission Hill, and... more

66. Boston College alumni papers

This collection consists of items from the Boston College alumni papers collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

76. Boston College theater productions

This collection consists of items from the Boston College theater productions collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

77. Boston Elevated Photographs

This collection consists of items from the Boston Elevated Photographs 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.

79. Boston Gas Company

This collection consists of items from the Boston Gas Company collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

81. Boston Latin School Photograph Collection

This collection contains photographs documenting a range of Boston Latin School's activities and events. It includes images of sports teams, drama and music groups, students, faculty, classrooms, and school buildings. The photographs date mainly from the late-19th to the mid-20th century.

83. Boston Matchcovers Collection

The matchbook covers included in Boston Public Library’s collection date from approximately 1940 to 1975. Intended as souvenirs, the majority of designs feature images of well-known buildings and monuments in Boston or advertisements for restaurants. The matchbook was patented in the 1890s by... more

86. Boston Postcard Collection

Souvenir picture postcards made their American debut at Chicago’s 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. These new cards appealed immediately to a budget-conscious public as inexpensive keepsakes and an economical means of communication; by the early 1900s, the United States was in the throes of a... more

87. The Boston Printmakers Collection

The idea for establishing The Boston Printmakers came from faculty members and students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, whose goal was to promote printmaking in Boston. At the invitation of Arthur Heintzelman, Boston Public Library’s first Keeper of Prints and an... more

92. Boston Wharf Company Collection

This collection of glass-plate negatives was given by the Boston Wharf Company to the Boston Public Library's Print Department in 1995. The negatives were taken circa 1898-1907 as a record of the buildings then owned and managed by the Boston Wharf Company in the Fort Point Channel Area of... more

97. Bowen family papers (MS006)

This collection consists of items from the Bowen family papers (MS006) 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.

98. Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery

Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakspeare represents the final chapter in a three-part, decades-long commercial publication venture undertaken by John Boydell. Between 1786 and 1804, Boydell prepared a sumptuous, illustrated edition of the works of Shakespeare, along... more

100. Boys Will Be Boys

This collection consists of items from the Boys Will Be Boys 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.