The Jackson Homestead
Photographs, signed photograph of Claflin, "oath of office" certificate, and other materials
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Military & political papers series documents Cogswell's activities as quartermaster and officer (rising from captain to general) with Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment, during the Civil War, including correspondence, accounts of battles, muster rolls, inventories, maps, and other materials; and contains speeches given by Cogswell relating to his political career as mayor of Salem (1867-1869, 1873-1874), and member of Massachusetts General Court, House of Representatives (1870-1871, 1881-1883) and Senate (1885-1886), and U.S. House of Representatives (1887-1895). Speeches series consists of Cogswell's speeches made before political, civic, and military groups during his terms as U.S. representative, relating to a variety of topics, including Civil War military campaigns, fisheries, agriculture, and state and national politics
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, ledgers, daybooks, insurance policies and documents, shipping records, claims, outfitting books, crew and masters wages and other accounts, and financial records, reflecting the firm's activities as agents for over 20 whaling vessels (1844-1877), its supplying of cordage, iron ware, groceries, and other goods needed to outfit the ships, and the sale of whale-oil and whalebone; and correspondence, estate papers, and other materials, of Henry Howland Crapo and his son, William Wallace Crapo, New Bedford lawyers who handled most of the firm's insurance matters and legal affairs. Includes correspondence and financial records of the company's predecessors, Lothrop & Allen and Gooding & Allen; records of Swift Brothers (firm owned by cousins of Jireh Swift, Obed Nye Swift and William Cole Nye Swift involved in shipbuilding and lumber trade); financial records of Taber's Wharf Company, of which Allen served as agent; and ship's papers of barks Aurora, Elizabeth Swift, Fanny, ... Read More
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence (partially indexed), press releases, interviews, oral histories, speeches, materials relating to trips abroad, publications (1940-1952) of Republican National Committee of which Martin was chairman (1940-1942), Congressional records, newspaper clippings, diaries and appointment books, voting records, guest books, pamphlets, tributes, periodical articles, scrapbooks, ledgers, photos, audio and video tapes, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes diaries and other papers of his brother, Edward E. Martin, chiefly relating to Republican national conventions and the dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur. Correspondents include Channing Cox, Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Alf Landon, Henry Cabot Lodge, Clare Boothe Luce, Douglas MacArthur, John W. McCormack, Richard Nixon, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sinclair Weeks, Walter White, and Wendell Willkie
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Biographical data, autobiography, speeches, school publications, classroom notes, and other papers, chiefly relating to Donaldson's work with Brockton public schools. Includes information concerning her father, George W. Donaldson, of Falmouth, Mass., and plan of Massachusetts General Court (1923) indicating her seat which had previously been the seat of her father
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Miscellaneous personal, legal, and political correspondence received by Chandler, -- Correspondents include Albert G. Browne, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Peleg Chandler, Parker Chandler, Cyrus Hamlin, Samuel Kirkland Lothrop, Alpheus S. Packard, Alexander Hamiliton Rice, James Bradley Thayer, and Cyrus Woodman
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Under the supervision of the Dept. of Mental Health, Westborough State Hospital and its predecessors were responsible for providing residential care and treatment to mentally ill persons in Massachusetts since 1886--prior to 1939 specializing in homeopathic medicine and since then serving more generally the area south and west of Boston. Inpatient case files are created to provide a record of the commitment, diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients admitted to the hospital
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
The Division of Parks Engineering of the Metropolitan District Commission was responsible for planning, engineering, and supervising construction of parkways, bridges, locks, rinks, and other recreational and park facilities under MDC jurisdiction. Aerial survey mapping photographs were created to prepare maps of the Commonwealth's properties and to aid in planning the development of recreational facilities -- They show shorelines, woods, hills, bodies of water, other natural features; bridges; dwellings; and industrial and other structures. Many photographs include U.S. Geological Survey coordinates or latitude and longitude indications. Some are marked with outlines of areas for proposed construction and pipe laying, fence building, or road widening
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
The State Almshouse at Tewksbury, established as a residence for paupers of the Commonwealth, evolved after closing of other state almshouses in 1872 into an institution for ill or infirm public charges who could not be transferred to the State Workhouse (later State Farm) or otherwise discharged. Case histories document family, social, and physical background of inmates., and details of possible legal settlement
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Metropolitan State Hospital opened in Waltham, Mass. in 1930 and was closed in 1992. Appropriations for a segregated children's unit at the hospital were made as early as 1946 (St 1946, c 309, item 1701-13; see also St 1946, c 491). In 1954 a William C. Gaebler Children's Unit was formally established, known some time after 1969 as the Gaebler Children's Center. It was responsible for providing residential care and treatment to mentally ill children of Massachusetts under the age of sixteen. Psychological test data case files were created to diagnose the nature of mental illness of children who were hospital patients -- Series contains reports, tests, and patient histories

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