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Ephemera collection, 2011 donation (EP002)
This collection consists of items from the Ephemera collection, 2011 donation (EP002) 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.
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.
Ephraim Snow Daybook, 1822-1878
The wheelwright Ephraim Snow was born in Rochester, Mass., on Sept. 9, 1821, the son of Samuel and Rhoda (Stewart) Snow. Apparently beginning as a general carpenter, he moved to neighboring Mattapoisett shortly after 1850, where he worked as a wheelwright for many years. He married Silvia... more
Ephraim Williams Project
The Ephraim Williams Project consists of Ephraim Williams Jr. related materials from the Williams College Archives collections.
Ernest Wilson's New England Trees
Ernest Henry Wilson was one of the foremost plant explorers of the twentieth century. From 1899 to 1922, he conducted many expeditions to eastern Asia and collected plant specimens for Veitch Nurseries and the Arnold Arboretum. He is also recognized as a great photographer. For Wilson's... more
Erving Public Library Gravestone Rubbings
This collection contains gravestone rubbings and epitaphs from cemeteries throughout New England. The items in this collection are attributed to Doris Felton between 1973 and 1978.
Essex Agricultural and Technical High School Collection
Photograph collection of Essex Agricultural and Technical High School, an independent regional vocational school, specializing in agricultural eduction, state funded, day school serving grades 9-12 in the Hathorne, Town of Danvers, Mass., which was founded in 1913, and continues to serve... more
Essex County Fair
In 1818, the Essex Agricultural Society was officially granted a charter on June 12th of that year. The goal of the fledgling Society, formed by a group of "practical farmers" who first met on February 16, 1818, was "to promote and improve the agricultural interests of farmers and others in... more
Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum, Civil War Collection
This collection consists of letters, ledgers, and photographs pertaining to the participation of Essex soldiers and their families in the Civil War. A small selection of Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) related materials for the Essex Chapter are also included, which contain photographs and... more
Evening Compass, The
This collection consists of items from the Evening Compass, The collection hosted by Boston TV News. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Everett Historical Images
Black and white photographs depicting the people and places of Everett, Mass.
Everett Historical Postcards
Historical postcards depicting landmarks in Everett, Mass.
Executive Office for Administration and Finance
This collection consists of items from the Executive Office for Administration and Finance collection hosted by State Library of Massachusetts. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
This collection consists of items from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs collection hosted by State Library of Massachusetts. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Fanfare
416. Fanfare
This collection consists of items from the Fanfare 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.
Fantasia Fair: Advertisements
This collection consists of items from the Fantasia Fair: Advertisements 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.
Fantasia Fair: Miscellaneous Documents
This collection consists of items from the Fantasia Fair: Miscellaneous Documents 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.
Fantasia Fair: Newsletters
This collection consists of items from the Fantasia Fair: Newsletters 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.
Fantasia Fair: Programs, Participant Guides, and Directories
This collection consists of items from the Fantasia Fair: Programs, Participant Guides, and Directories 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.
Father James T. O’Reilly
The Reverend James T. O’Reilly was born in Lansingburgh, New York on May 1, 1851. He attended Villanova College in 1866, graduating with honors in 1871. During his years of study, in 1868, he enrolled in the novitiate of the Augustinian Order. He was ordained a priest on March 15, 1874. His... more
Felice Beato Photograph Collection, ca. 1863-1871
A pioneer in war and documentary photography, the Anglo-Greek photographer Felice Beato was an important chronicler of late-Edo and early-Meiji era Japan. Between 1863 and 1877, Beato took a stunning array of views, portraits, ethnographic images, and genre scenes and helped train the... more
Female Mimics
This collection consists of items from the Female Mimics 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.
En Femme Publications
This collection consists of items from the Femme Publications 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.
Fiction
426. Fiction
This collection consists of items from the Fiction 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.
Fifield Family Collection
The Fifield Family Collection contains correspondence, personal papers, ephemera, photographs, and artifacts created or collected by three generations of Fifield family members. Dr. Noah Fifield (1783-1867) moved to Weymouth in 1806. For more than sixty years, he maintained a large and... more
Fifield Music Collection
The Fifield Music Collection consists of sheet music and bound volumes of music. The sheet music, almost, all of which is stamped Fifield Collection, was either owned or collected by the Fifield family, in most cases by Emily A. Porter Fifield and her daughter Mary Fifield King. The sheet music... more
Fine and Historic Bookbindings (Collection of Distinction)
Boston Public Library's collection of fine bookbindings includes examples from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas during a time period that spans the 15th–20th centuries. The collection falls into three major categories. Bindings from the Medieval period to the first quarter of the... more
Fine Arts
430. Fine Arts
This collection consists of items from the Fine Arts collection hosted by Forbes Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
First Parish in Brookline Artifacts Collection
This collection contains artifacts and museum objects amassed at First Parish in Brookline from 1717-present. It includes furniture, paintings, photographs, awards, and religious or faith-based objects and secular objects that were used during services, to conduct church business, or donated to... more
Fisk Tire Company
This collection consists of items from the Fisk Tire Company collection hosted by Chicopee Public Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Fiske Public Library Helen Keller
Items from the Helen Keller collection at the Fiske Public Library in Wrentham.
Fiske Public Library Wrentham High School yearbooks
A collection of The Assembler yearbooks West Bridgewater Middle/Senior High School at the West Bridgewater Public Library.
Fiske Public Library (Wrentham) Joseph MacDougald's railroad photographs
Joseph MacDougald Railroad collection at Fiske Public Library.
Fiske Public Library's King Philip High School yearbooks
Collection of The Chieftain Yearbooks from King Philip High School at the Fiske Public Library.
Fitchburg State University General Photograph Collection
This digital collection includes items scanned from the Fitchburg State University General Photograph Collection. The full print collection contains approximately 2,000 photographic prints representing a variety of aspects of the institution's history from 1890-1990.
Flag Parade Lawrence, Mass.
The Lawrence textile workers strike of 1912 began January 12th and ended March 14 of that year. 27,000 workers were affected and the cost would be figured at around $3,000,000 in lost wages, revenue, extra expense in policing, and harm to the general business community. 500 people were arrested... more
Flood of 1933 Photograph
The Merrimack River reached its peak at 3:00 AM on April 20th 1933. A flood during 1927 was actually about a half a foot higher and the flood that would follow in 1936 was much more destructive.
Florence Porter Lyman Papers, 1894-1931
Florence Porter Lyman (1870-1960) was born into the Chapin Moodey family in the late 19th century. She married Charles Wendell Porter, a Northampton lawyer who spent his summers in Northern Maine, in 1894. After her first husband’s death in 1899 she continued to spend her summers in Maine. She... more
Folk New England Ephemera Collection
This collection consists of items from the Folk New England Ephemera collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital... more
For the Dinner of the First City Government
Presented here is a letter (postmarked Jan. 1, 1889) addressed to the Honorable James F. C. Hyde, Newton's first Mayor, who served 1874-1875. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the... more
Ford Hall Forum Collection, 1910-2013 (MS113)
This collection consists of items from the Ford Hall Forum Collection, 1910-2013 (MS113) 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.
Fore River Shipyard Postcard Collection
The Fore River Shipyard Postcard Collection, donated by Wayne G. Miller, is comprised of over 270 postcards dating from 1896 to 1980. The postcards are related to the Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts and depict Quincy-built battleships, schooners, freighters, destroyers, submarines,... more
Fore-Edge Paintings
In 1945, Albert H. Wiggin began to form the fine collection of fore-edge paintings that, upon his death in May 1951, came to the Boston Public Library. It is one of the largest collections in this country, surpassed in size only by the Estelle Doheny Collection that is housed in the Edward... more
Forrest C. Hinckley Photograph Collection
This collection consists of 11 photographs of Lawrence, Massachusetts and its environs at/or around 1903. The pictures were photographed, developed, and matted by Forrest Hinckley.  
Founding Documents
The Founding Documents of the United States located in Special Collections at Williams College include: The Declaration of Independence, British Replies to the Declaration, The Articles of Confederation, The Constitution of the United States of America, The Bill of Rights, and The Federalist.
Four theaters in a row, Lawrence, Mass.
Just after the turn of the 20th century, new theaters began to spring up, some in converted older buildings, most as new theaters. At first, the silent film program also included vaudeville shows or celebrities like John L. Sullivan or Helen Keller. At first, Toomey & Demara (Thomas F.... more
Framingham Freshman Handbooks
This collection consists of items from the Framingham Freshman Handbooks collection hosted by Framingham State University, Henry Whittemore Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Framingham State University Alumni Magazine
This collection consists of items from the Framingham State University Alumni Magazine collection hosted by Framingham State University, Henry Whittemore Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Frances and Mary Allen Collection of Photographs of Deerfield, 1900-1910
Influenced by the arts and crafts movement, Frances and Mary Allen began taking photographs of their native Deerfield, Mass., in the mid-1880s. Displaying a finely honed pictorialist aesthetic, the sisters specialized in views of Deerfield and surrounding towns, posed genre scenes of life... more
Francesca Johnene Collection
This collection consists of items from the Francesca Johnene collection hosted by City of Boston Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Francis Borgia Letter
This collection consists of items from the Francis Borgia Letter 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.
Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). Prints and Drawings
Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910) was an English physician and printmaker. Born in London, Haden was trained as a physician and was admitted to membership in the College of Surgeons in 1842. He received no formal training as an artist. However, he made his first sketches from nature... more
Francis Xavier letter
This collection consists of items from the Francis Xavier letter 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.
Franciscan antiphoner (sanctorale) with sequences
This collection consists of items from the Franciscan antiphoner (sanctorale) with sequences 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.
Frank A. Day Junior High School Class of 1954
The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of, and provide insight into, Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more
Frank A. Waugh Papers, 1881-1993 (bulk 1905-1943)
Born in Wisconsin but raised and educated in Kansas, Frank Waugh got his first teaching job at Oklahoma State University. He went on to teach at the University of Vermont and finally settled down in Amherst, as a professor at Massachusetts Agricultural College. While at Mass Aggie, he... more
Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection (AR003)
This collection consists of items from the Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection (AR003) 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.
Frank F. Newth Papers, 1914-1979 (bulk 1914-1919)
Frank “Nick” Newth was born in Lynn, Mass., on Oct. 9, 1895, the son of shoe cutter Charles H. Newth and his wife Mary Hobart Brackett. A talented baseball player in high school, Newth used his sport connections to become a manager, and eventually owner, of a billiard parlor. On October 5,... more
Frank Grace Papers, 1976-1985
A radical political organizer, Frank "Parky" Grace was a founding member of the New Bedford chapter of the Black Panther Party. Radicalized by a tour of duty in Vietnam in 1967, Grace became involved in the antiwar movement upon his return and organized the local branch of the Black... more
Frank J. Miranda Papers
This collection consists of items from the Frank J. Miranda Papers collection hosted by Northeastern University Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Frank N. Fowler Postcard Collection
The Frank N. Fowler Postcard Collection is a rich compilation of historical information about various towns and cities in Massachusetts. Frank traveled around collecting postcards and then visiting the sights depicted in scenes on the cards. He met with and talked to local town people who told... more
Frank Tingley architectural collection (AR013)
This collection consists of items from the Frank Tingley architectural collection (AR013) 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.
Frank W. Benson (1862-1951). Prints and Drawings
Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) was a painter, printmaker, and educator. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Benson received his training as an artist at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Académie Julien in Paris. He subsequently became an instructor in painting and... more
Franklin Associates
J. Philip Dowd and his partner, Arthur J. Buckley, ran a small real estate and insurance brokerage firm on Essex Street in Lawrence, Massachusetts, from the late 1940s until Dowd’s death in 1977. It was called Buckley & Dowd Real Estate and Insurance. Their office was on the third floor of... more
Fred H. and Anna C. Sargent Photographs
These two photographs were given to the Lawrence Public Library in memory of Anna C. and Fred H. Sargent. Each photograph has been encapsulated and mounted on gray stock.  
Fred Wilton Russell diary
This collection consists of items from the Fred Wilton Russell diary 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.
Frederick A. Stahl architectural collection (AR017)
This collection consists of items from the Frederick A. Stahl architectural collection (AR017) 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.
Frederick B. Quimby photographic collection, 1890s (PC042)
This collection consists of items from the Frederick B. Quimby photographic collection, 1890s (PC042) 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.
Frederick Wilkins Papers, 1899-2005 (MS110)
This collection consists of items from the Frederick Wilkins Papers, 1899-2005 (MS110) 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.
Freedom House, Inc. Records
This collection consists of items from the Freedom House, Inc. Records collection hosted by Northeastern University Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
French and Indian Wars Manuscripts (NEHGS)
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to the French and Indian Wars: King William's War (1689-1697), Queen Anne's War (1702-1713), King George's War (1744-1748), and the French and Indian War (1754-1763). These collections include... more
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.
Frieda Garcia Papers
This collection consists of items from the Frieda Garcia Papers collection hosted by Northeastern University Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
From North Bridgewater to Brockton: an Architectural Purview of Early Historical Houses, Churches, and Businesses in Photographs, c. 1860 - 1880
Early photographs show North Bridgewater's transformation from a parish to a typical New England town still engaged in agriculture, trade, incipient manufacturing, and dotted with Protestant churches.
FSU Historical Books Collection
This collection consists of items from the FSU Historical Books collection hosted by Framingham State University, Henry Whittemore Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
G. Edward Elwell, Jr., Autograph Collection
The G. Edward Elwell, Jr., Autograph Collection contains 102 documents collected by G. Edward Elwell, Jr., 33°, a member of Caldwell Consistory (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania), a professional printer and Scottish Rite Mason. In 1898, the 12-year-old Elwell wrote a letter to Admiral George Dewey... more
Gabriele D'Annunzio Collection, 1919-1920
An Italian poet, journalist, novelist, and dramatist, Gabriele D'Annunzio enjoyed a flamboyant career in international affairs after the First World War when he raised a small army and seized the port of Fiume (now Rijeka, Croatia). Failing in his attempts to annex his territory to... more
Gary Keating
This collection contains one group-portrait photograph of the 1911 class of Wetherbee School in Lawrence, Mass.  
Gender Euphoria
This collection consists of items from the Gender Euphoria 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.
Gender Quest
This collection consists of items from the Gender Quest 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.
Gender Review: The FACTual Newsletter
This collection consists of items from the Gender Review: The FACTual Newsletter 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.
GenderFlex: A Polygenderous Publication
This collection consists of items from the GenderFlex: A Polygenderous Publication 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.
GenderServe
This collection consists of items from the GenderServe 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.
General architectural and cartographic collection (AR001)
This collection consists of items from the General architectural and cartographic collection (AR001) 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.
General Court
This collection consists of items from the General Court collection hosted by State Library of Massachusetts. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
General marine photographic collection (PC055)
This collection consists of items from the General marine photographic collection (PC055) 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.
General photographic collection (PC001)
This collection consists of items from the General photographic collection (PC001) 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.
George A. Clough architectural collection (AR005)
This collection consists of items from the George A. Clough architectural collection (AR005) 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.
George Bellows (1882-1925). Prints and Drawings
George Bellows (1882-1925) was an American painter and printmaker. Born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1904 Bellows moved to New York, where he studied with Robert Henri. Although he continued to paint, in 1916 Bellows took up lithography and, working first with George C. Miller and later with Bolton... more
George Chigas Collection, 1987
A Senior Lecturer in Asian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and formerly the Associate Director of the Cambodian Genocide Program at Yale University (1998-2001), George Chigas is a noted political commentator on the genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge during the... more
George Cruikshank (1792-1878). Prints and Drawings
George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was an English caricaturist and book illustrator. Born in London to Isaac Cruikshank, one of the leading English caricaturists of the 1790s, George received his early training as his father’s apprentice and assistant. Coming of age during a major period in the... more
George E. Noyes photographic collection, 1860s-1940s (PC038)
This collection consists of items from the George E. Noyes photographic collection, 1860s-1940s (PC038) 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.
George Emery Papers, 1875-1977
After graduating from Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1924, George Edward "Red" Emery taught high school briefly and held a handful of other jobs before deciding to fulfill a childhood dream. Born in Marlboro, Mass., in 1904, Emery turned his love for the circus into a life touring the... more
George F. Markham Papers, 1902-1929
The activist George Markham was born in Wisconsin on Aug. 15, 1909. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he began working with the Associated Press in 1936 where he became an ardent member of the American Newspaper Guild. During the Second World War, he served with distinction on the... more
George H. Farrell Photograph
This collection contains one photograph of a hot-air balloon being launched by Geo. E. Greenleaf in Lawrence, Mass. on July 4, 1890.    
George R. Coffin Diary, 1854-1857
The son of a master mariner from Newburyport, Massachusetts, George Richards Coffin was born in Castine, Maine, on Feb. 12, 1832. Sent to Boston at the age of 19 to get his start in business as a clerk, Coffin became a wharfinger in 1854, just a year before he married Hannah Balch, the eldest... more
George Russell Photograph Collection
George Russell was an early 20th century commercial photographer based in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was known for large, panoramic, group photographs. He traveled throughout New England photographing class graduations, group outings, conventions, social events, and fraternal, military, and union... more
George S. Boutwell Map Collection
Governor George Boutwell (1818-1905) gained prominence as a figure on the national scene when he reorganized the Internal Revenue Bureau as its first commissioner during the Lincoln Administration. As a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts his strong positions against slavery and support of... more