D. H. Coggeshall (1847-1912) made his living as an apiculturist in Tompkins County, N.Y., on the southeast edge of the Finger Lakes. Beginning by 1870, he sold honey or extracted honey, and occasionally bees, to customers and commission merchants as far away as the Midwest. ... more
An educator and scholar of educational assessment, Monty Neil is the Executive Director of the National Center for Fair and Open Testing (FairTest). For his doctorate at Harvard in the mid-1980s, Neill examined the impact of the 1974 desegregation order affecting Boston's public... more
The Boston Athenaeum has a small but significant collection of approximately 350 daguerreotypes. The collection specializes in New England portraiture and the work of Boston photographers. As such, it provides an important record of the art of the daguerreotype in one major American city from... more
This collection consists of items from the Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865 (PC005) 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.
The Daily Evening Transcript is a daily newspaper published by Dutton & Wentworth in Boston, Massachusetts from 1830 to 1853. (After 1853 it was published as the Boston Daily Evening Transcript.)
The Daily Spy was published in Worcester, Massachusetts from July 24, 1845 until May 31, 1904. It was the second daily newspaper in Worcester, preceded by the Worcester Daily Transcript. On September 30, 1850, the title was changed from Daily Spy to the Worcester Daily Spy, which it kept until... more
The Dalton Collection is housed in the archives at the Coast Guard Heritage Museum in Barnstable, Massachusetts. In circa 2005, the files were donated to the Museum through Francis Broadhurst, a founding member of that museum. John W. Dalton was a well-known writer in the early 1900s. His book... more
Incorporated from parts of Greenwich, Hardwick, and Petersham in 1801, the town of Dana, Massachusetts, was situated in the northeastern reaches of the Swift River Valley. A fairly sparsely populated town (695 residents in 1890), Dana benefited from a relative abundance of flat and... more
Having joined the the Brotherhood of the Spirit commune in 1973, Dan Brown remained a member for a decade as it evolved first into Metelica’s Aquarian Concept and then into the Renaissance Community. Throughout his time as a member, he photographed his fellow communards as they moved... more
This collection features images of Danvers digitized during the Mass. Memories Road Show held at the Peabody Institute Library, Danvers in June 2010 and collected during regular community scanning events.Help us to document Danvers history through family photos by allowing us to scan pictures of... more
Located in South Dartmouth, Mass., the Dartmouth Monthly Meeting is one of the oldest Friends meetings in the United States, having been founded by Quakers seeking a haven from religious persecution in nearby Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth Colonies. Private worship may have begun in area homes... more
This collection documents the history of photomechanical printing from its development in 1826 through the perfection of three-color printing at the beginning of the twentieth century. All major intaglio, planotype, and relief printing methods are represented. The collection includes examples of... more
This collection consists of one photograph of David Burke, of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and Jack Lynch, Prime Minister of Ireland. The photograph was taken in 1972 at an International Ancient Order of Hibernians meeting in Dublin, Ireland.
A worker in the struggle against poverty and racism for five decades, David Entin was raised in New York City environs until his family moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1953 when he was twelve years old. He began his anti-poverty work with the North Carolina volunteers, a pioneering early... more
In the fall of 1984, David Gordon set out to document the human side of homelessness in Boston. With the explosion of the homeless population in urban areas, homelessness had become more visible and politicized; the intent of the project was to humanize the homeless and tell their stories... more
The David Judkins Weaver papers consist primarily of maps dated 1799-2019, bulk 1970-2019, that were created or collected by David Judkins Weaver (1951-), a cartographer and geographer in Boston, Massachusetts, who worked at various companies and Massachusetts agencies from the early use of... more
The experimental ciliatologist David L. Nanney spent much of his career studying the protozoan Tetrahymena. Under Tracy M. Sonneborn at Indiana University, he completed a dissertation in 1951 on the mating habits of Paramecium, but soon after joining the faculty at the University of... more
During the latter months of the Second World War, Edmund F. Franz served with the U.S. Army's War Crimes Branch in Wiesbaden, Germany. Part of the team involved in war crimes investigation, Franz processed hundreds of pages of first-hand accounts by perpetrators, eye witnesses,... more
David R. Inglis enjoyed a distinguished career in nuclear physics that ranged from theoretical work on the structure of the nucleus in the 1930s to the development of the atomic bomb in the 1940s and work on renewable energy in the 1960s and 1970s. A Professor of Physics at UMass from... more
This collection consists of items from the Davis Center Posters collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.