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1662. Wilbraham Library Trustees Minutes

These documents include library trustees minutes and related documents in the Wilbraham Public Library, beginning with 1942 when Miss Ruth Abbott was hired. The library keeps the originals of minutes of the Trustees' Meetings perpetually, and these can be viewed upon request.

1668. The Wilkins Notebooks

The items in this collection are drawn from "Old Houses and Families of Carlisle, Mass.," a nuanced and detailed history of the town. This 25-volume set of notebooks was written and compiled by Martha Fifield Wilkins, who donated the series to the Gleason Public Library in 1941.Locally known as... more

1674. William Hogarth (1697-1764). Prints

William Hogarth (1697-1764) was an English painter and printmaker.Born into a middle class family in London, Hogarth was apprenticed to the engraver Ellis Gamble at age 15. By 1720, he had established his own business as an engraver. During the 1720s, he also studied painting with Sir James... more