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Nancy Palmieri Collection, 1976-2015
The photojournalist Nancy Palmieri (1951-2016) received her BA in journalism at Utica College (1977) and studied at the New England School of Photography before launching a newspaper career. Several years working with the Springfield (Mass.) Union-News and Sunday Republican led to positions... more
Nash-Scott Family Papers, 1781-1987
Long-time residents of Hadley, Massachusetts, the Nash and Scott families were united in 1881 when John Nash, a farmer, married Lizzie Scott. Of their seven children, Herman B. Nash, graduated from the Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1917, and immediately enlisted in the army,... more
Nathan and Marjorie Windhurst Halper Collection
This collection consists of items from the Nathan and Marjorie Windhurst Halper collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Nathaniel E. Atwood Collection
This collection consists of items from the Nathaniel E. Atwood collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection (PC047)
This collection consists of items from the Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection (PC047) 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.
Natick Soldier Systems Center Photographic Collection
This collection of images represents the products and accomplishments of many dedicated scientists, engineers, and other individuals, whose mission is to provide the American warfighter with the best equipment and food possible, including, clothing, parachutes, body armor, and shelters.
National Child Welfare Association
The posters in this collection were part of the Home and School Series with a subset of Fairy Tale Pictures. In the pamphlet Ten Years Service by the National Child Welfare Association, Inc., 1912-1922, the posters are described as "exquisitely colored in watercolors, so that each is, in effect,... more
National Endowment for the Arts Collection, 1970-2013
Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work... more
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records, ca. 1970-2008
Founded by attorney Keith Stroup in 1970, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is the nation’s oldest and most prominent organization advocating for an end to cannabis prohibition. A nonprofit public-interest advocacy group based in Washington, DC, NORML... more
Nautical Chart Collection of the Chatham Historical Society
This collection consists of nineteenth century nautical charts used by Chatham sea captains on their costal and trans-oceanic voyages. It features several charts produced by George Eldridge and his son, George W. George Eldridge, born in Chatham in 1821, established one of the two most... more
NCCHP Museum Collection
A collection of documents, images, and correspondence relating to items held and/or exhibited by the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP) in Granville, Massachusetts.
Needham Historical House Collection
The Needham Historical House Collection is part of the Needham Free Public Library Archives Town Collection, which consists of Town-of-Needham created items. The images are buildings in Needham taken by the Town of Needham Board of Assessors circa 1950-1955. These items were given to the Needham... more
Needham Historical Picture File
Pictures of historical Needham, Massachusetts.
Nevin and Sanderson Architectural Drawings Collection (AR032)
This collection consists of items from the Nevin and Sanderson Architectural Drawings Collection (AR032) 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.
New Bedford Free Public Library Historical Items
This collection consists of items from the New Bedford Free Public Library Historical Items 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.
New Bedford Whaling Museum Nautical Charts
Included among this set are examples of nineteenth century nautical charts held in the New Bedford Whaling Museum's collection. Some consist of hand-drawn manuscripts plotting movements along specific whaling grounds, while others include annotated voyage tracks of a given whaling voyage with... more
New Bedford Whaling Museum Panoramas
The New Bedford Whaling Museum holds many large scale maritime panoramas by artists including Benjamin Russell, Caleb Purrington, and Charles Sidney Raleigh.
New Deal Seminar, April 2008
These materials were used in support of a public program.
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records, 1654-2016
In 1661, less than a decade after the first Friends arrived in British North America, the precursor to the New England Yearly Meeting was organized as the Rhode Island Yearly Meeting. As one of approximately two dozen yearly meetings in the United States, the NEYM currently comprises eight... more
New England Yearly Meeting Quaker History Collection, 1691-1950
During the early twentieth century, the library at the Moses Brown School (formerly the Friends Boarding School) became an informal repository for Quaker manuscripts reflecting the history and work of the Society of Friends. Most of these materials were later transferred for custody to the... more
New Main Library, 330 Homer Street, 2005-2006
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
New Main Library, 330 Homer Street, Site Walk, Groundbreaking and Construction, 1986-1990
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
New Main Library, 330 Homer Street-Gala preview, dedication and 10th anniversary, 1991-2001
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
New Salem Academy Records
This collection consists of items from the New Salem Academy Records 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
New Topographical Atlas of Worcester County
Topographical Maps of Southbridge and Environs. Presented here is part of a collection of topographical maps of Worcester County, Massachusetts in 1898 by L. J. Richards & Co., Philadelphia, PA. The three maps in this collection are framed and available for viewing at the Jacob Edwards... more
New York Farm Bureau Photograph Collection, 1915-1916
Founded as a non-governmental, volunteer organization in 1911, the New York Farm Bureau offers resources to support and enrich rural life and encourages farmers to work collaboratively for better marketing and production. This small collection of photographs documents inspection tours... more
Newell Family Album
Presented here is the Newell family photograph album, which shows family members, their houses (interior, exterior and grounds), family homesteads, farms, mills, views from their Boston offices, and their West Newton neighborhood. The Newell family moved from Colrain, Massachusetts to West... more
Newell Family Misc
Presented here is a collection that centers on George Franklin Newell (1850-1934). The Newell family of Newton, Massachusetts typifies the transition of a family of farmers into industrialists. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural... more
Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
This collection consists of items from the Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949) 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.
Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
This collection consists of items from the Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000) 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.
Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
This collection consists of items from the Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900) 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.
Newton Corner photographs, 1850-1905
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
Newton Corner photographs, 1850-1982
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
Newton Engineering Dept. Photos
Presented here is a collection of photographs taken by the Newton, Massachusetts Engineering Department in 1901 and 1904. Photographs are of the Newton Centre neighborhood streets near the intersections of Beacon Street and Centre Street, principally private houses, commercial buildings, street... more
Newton Forestry Dept. Photos
Presented here are Newton municipal Forestry Department photographs, taken between 1908 and 1918, documenting the Department's role in caring for city trees, parks, and playgrounds.The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community’s social, cultural and... more
Newton Free Library Auburndale Branch Library Incorporation Documents and Construction, 1927-1949
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
Newton Free Library Branches and Bookmobile, 1920-1981
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
Newton Free Library Branches, Auburndale, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, 1930-1959
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
Newton Free Library Branches, Newtonville, West Newton, Waban, 1950-1959
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
Newton Free Library documents 1865-1886 [compiled by the staff of the Newton Free Library]
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
Newton Free Library Gatherings of Staff, Trustees, Friends, Aldermen, 1970-1991
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
Newton Free Library Grand Opening Celebration Photos, Fall 1991
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
Newton Free Library, Main Library and Branches , 1870-1980
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
Newton Free Library, Newton Corner Main Library 1880-1965
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
Newton Free Library, Old Main Library, Centre Street, 1880-1971
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
Newton Free Library, Old Main Library, Centre Street, 1964-1993
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
Newton Free Library programs and displays, 1956-1980
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
Newton Free Library programs, patrons and staff 1867-1993
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
Newton Free Library programs, patrons and staff 1936-1988
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
Newton Free Library programs, patrons and staff 1960-1988
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
Newton Free Library public relations department photographs, 1990-2007
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
Newton Free Library Staff and Trustees, 1970-2005
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
Newton High School Class of 1885 Photographs
Presented here is an album of formal mounted sepia photographs of Newton High School graduating seniors in 1885. 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... more
Newton High School, class of 1890 photographs
Presented here is an album of formal photographs of Newton High School graduating seniors in 1890. 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... more
Newton High School, class of 1895 photographs
Presented here is an album of formal photographs of graduating seniors (and one teacher) of Newton High School in 1895 (some from 1896). 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... more
Newton High School, class of 1900 photographs
Presented here is a collection of unbound, formal mounted photographs of graduating seniors of Newton High School in 1900. 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... more
Newton Illustrated
Presented here are illustrations of the streets, public buildings, and general view of 'The Garden City.' 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... more
Newton Oversized: Misc
Presented here are scenes of Newton, Massachusetts shops, churches, squares, streets, elements of transportation, and a Waltham, Massachusetts entertainment spot from 1895 to about 1914. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and... more
Newton Public buildings, 1903-1925
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
Newton Shultis Papers, ca.1880-1938 (bulk 1893-1896)
Born on New Year's Day 1876 to Mark and Katie Shultis, Newton Shultis became a member of the Massachusetts Agricultural College Class of 1896. A resident of Medford, Mass., at the start of his college career, Shultis was described by his classmates in the yearbook as "the only man in the... more
Newton Tradecards
Presented here is the Newton Free Library trade card collection. In the late 1800's advanced industrial technology meant major reduction in the cost of printing and producing advertising. Trade cards were given away by shopkeepers with the purchase of a product. Consumers collected trade cards,... more
Newton Village Shops
Presented here are three black and white and tinted photographs. 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... more
NFL Bookmobile Front & Rear 1920
Presented here are images of the Newton Free Library bookmobile taken ca. 1920. 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... more
Nina Heald Webber 1949 Archives Collection
The Nina Heald Webber 1949 Archives houses a wide range of materials dating from just prior to the School's founding in 1881 to the present. Selected images from the archives can be found in this collection and on the Digital Quilt, the School's digital archive.
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection (MS028)
This collection consists of items from the Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection (MS028) 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.
Nineteenth-Century American Trade Cards
This collection consists of items from the Nineteenth-Century American Trade Cards collection hosted by Brandeis University Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Noble & Cooley
Photos, documents, and artifacts in the Historical Room collection relating to the Noble & Cooley drum company of Granville, founded in 1854 by Silas Noble and James P. Cooley. Additional historic material relating to Noble & Cooley can be found in Digital Commonwealth's institution page... more
Noble & Cooley Business Correspondence Collection
A selection of noteworthy correspondence from the Noble & Cooley Drum Company archives, dating primarily from the 1880s through World War II.
Noble & Cooley Catalog Collection
A collection of sales catalogs published by the Noble & Cooley Drum Company of Granville, Massachusetts. These catalogs were distributed to retail stores across the country and included toy drums, tambourines, rolling hoops, and an assortment of other toys made in Granville. The company was... more
Noble & Cooley Employee Collection
This collection contains documents that relate to Noble & Cooley employment and provides useful information for genealogical researchers, as well as insights into employment practices, pay rates, and working hours.
Noetzel collection, 1800s-1900s
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
Non-Historic New England periodicals (SC002)
This collection consists of items from the Non-Historic New England periodicals (SC002) 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.
Norfolk Prison Colony Collection, 1932-1934
In the late 1920s, the sociologist and prisoner reformer Howard Belding Gill proposed building a "model community prison" at Norfolk, Mass., that would represent a radical new approach to dealing with crime and punishment. Integrating social work and sociological theory into the... more
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library is dedicated to the creative educational use of its cartographic holdings, which extend from the 15th century to the present.In pursuit of its mission, the Center collects and preserves maps and atlases, promotes research in the... more
Norman Morrison Isham photographic collection (PC032)
This collection consists of items from the Norman Morrison Isham photographic collection (PC032) 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.
Norris Church Mailer Collection
This collection consists of items from the Norris Church Mailer collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Northampton Photographs
This collection consists of items from the Northampton Photographs 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.
Northampton State Hospital Annual Reports, 1856-1939
The Northampton State Hospital was opened in 1858 to provide moral therapy to the "insane," and under the superintendency of Pliny Earle, became one of the best known asylums in New England. Before the turn of the century, however, the Hospital declined, facing the problems of overcrowding,... more
Northampton State Hospital Photographs by Mark Majeski, 2001
This collection consists of items from the Northampton State Hospital Photographs by Mark Majeski, 2001 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.
Northeast Organic Farming Association Records, 1977-2007
The Northeast Organic Farming Association began as the vision of a New York City plumbing supplies salesman and has grown into a large association supporting information-sharing, education, collaboration, and certification. Increasingly influential non-profit organization with chapters in... more
Northeastern University Faculty Publications
This collection consists of items from the Northeastern University Faculty Publications 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.
Northeastern University Photograph Collection
This collection consists of items from the Northeastern University Photograph 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.
Norton family photographic collection (PC035)
This collection consists of items from the Norton family photographic collection (PC035) 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.
Norton High School yearbooks
Collection of Norton High School yearbooks
Norton Public Library's Norton History
Items from the Norton Public Library's historical collection.
Norumbega Park, Public Buildings, Protests, Red Cross, Samuel Francis Smith Grave Site and House, Schools and Colleges, Police Department, the Aged, 1802-1976, 1925-1976
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
Norwegian Information Service Photograph Collection, ca. 1950
During the Second World War, the Nazi occupation and subsequent liberation of the arctic regions of northern Norway resulted in the near total devastation of the existing infrastructure and the displacement of most of the population, including the native Sami (Lapps). The end of the war did not... more
Norwell Historical Society Postcard Collection
Presented here are postcards of Norwell, Massachusetts. These postcards date from 1900 to 1972. Images depict streets, municipal buildings, businesses, events, etc. from the town.
NYC Trans Oral History Project
This collection consists of items from the NYC Trans Oral History Project 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.