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    • 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery Association Records

    • The 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery Association Records includes by-laws, correspondence, rosters, record books, member surveys, sketchbooks, journal transcripts, and newspaper clippings. The collection has been arranged into...
    • Massachusetts--Militia; United States--Army--Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865); Bradley, J. Payson, 1848-1927; Dearborn, Stanley B., 1846-1930; Gardner, Joseph W., b. 1841; Morgan, William H., 1843-1932; Nutt, Charles,...
    • MM 40
    • 23rd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Association Records

    • The 23rd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Association records include meeting minutes, correspondence, reunion programs and invitations, scrapbooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings created and collected by elected officers and members...
    • Massachusetts--Militia; United States--Army--Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 23rd; United States--Army--Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 23rd--Company F; Roanoke Association; Valentine, Herbert E. (Herbert Eugene), b. 1841; Emilio, Luis F. Luis...
    • MM 39
    • 50th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Association Records

    • The 50th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Association Records includes a record book and list of member signatures. The record book was created by the executive committee and documents committee meetings, reports, and regimental reunions...
    • Veteran's Association, Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 50th; Fraternal organizations; Veterans; Massachusetts--Militia; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • MM 19
    • A bachelor is like a mule ...

    • Comic valentine depicting Cupid astride a mule, which is carrying a basket of apples. The mule is refusing to move, so Cupid is urging him on with a whip. Verse at the bottom of the card reads: A bachelor is like a mule, you cannot drive him...
    • Comics; Cupids (Art); Greeting cards; Lithography; Mules; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
    • A Blessing

    • Lift-up valentine with perforated, paper lace over a pink, white, and beige decorative paper. Center of lace includes a large, perforated leaf with an image of a young man, both of which may be moved to reveal a lithographed scene of pink roses...
    • Cupids (Art); Flowers; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Paper craft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young men
    • A few short words … (printed inside card)

    • A pale ivory valentine, with a decorative border on three sides of pale yellow and white flowers. Cameo image depicts a windmill scene, with birds flying across the water. Sections of card are sprinkled with black and pink glitter. Card opens to...
    • Flowers; Greeting cards; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Windmills
    • A gentle man through wintry snows ...

    • Printer designed a set of cards, six in a package, with outline figures of young people of both sexes that were printed on gilt-edged, beveled cards, leaving space for a motto or hand-written message. Designs, to be hand-painted by the purchaser,...
    • Boys; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
    • A Gift of Love

    • This mechanical valentine provides the option to open the outer crescent moon, past which birds are flying in a star-filled sky, to reveal an inner crescent moon, against which a sprig of pink and white flowers rest. Ivory card includes embossed,...
    • Birds; Flowers; Greeting cards; Moon; Valentines
    •  A look from brown eyes into blue ...

    • Valentine with a man and woman depicted in an embrace along the seashore; scene is outlined with gold heart. The card has slightly rounded corners. Verse below the heart reads: A look from brown eyes into blue,/A kiss, a blush, a sigh or two,/And...
    • Greeting cards; Hearts (Symbols); Ocean; Relationships, Man-woman; Seashore; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
    • A message comes, my love, to thee ...

    • Valentine card with offset border on left and top of card depicting Cupid flying towards a young woman, dressed in Grecian garments, reading a scroll. She is standing next to a decorated, brown vase. Text, offset to the right, with a bottom...
    • Bows (Archery); Cupids (Art); Greeting cards; Prang, Louis, 1824-1909; Valentines; Vases; Verses (Poetry); Young women
    • A simple gift I sent thee, Dear!

    • This ornate valentine consists of three lift-up layers. The first layer of gold, perforated lace paper includes images of pink tulips at the center, next to which are two red flowers created from silk thread. A young woman, dressed in shades of...
    • Baskets; Flowers; Greeting cards; Paper craft; Silk thread; Swans; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Whitney, George C., 1842-1915; Young men; Young women
    • A Token of Love

    • Valentine with decorative, scalloped border on three sides, decorated with brown and ivory stripes interspersed with shades of pale blue on top of which rest white flowers with pink centers. Center image depicts a young boy and a young girl...
    • Boys; Girls; Flowers; Greeting cards; Hats; Parasols; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
    • A Tribute to unfading Love

    • A lift-up valentine of ivory, perforated lace, which is decorated with pink, red, and white flowers; an image of a young woman in a hat covered in flowers, also decorates the lace. The lace lifts to reveal a cameo center of cascading roses...
    • Doves; Flowers; Greeting cards; Hats; Paper craft; Taft, Jotham, 1816-1910; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young women
    • Aaron W. Berry (1827-1865) Papers

    • The Aaron W. Berry Papers consist of business, shipping, and personal papers, and some miscellaneous materials for this Salem, Massachusetts ship master and shipping agent.
    • Africa, West--Commerce--United States; Folly Island (South Carolina)--Description and travel; United States--Commerce--Africa, West; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; Bartlett, Matthew, d. 1880; Brooks, John F.;...
    • MH 38
    • Abner and David Wood Papers

    • This collection contains business, personal, and shipping papers for Abner Wood of Newburyport, Massachusetts and his son, David.
    • Alice (Brig); Atlantic (Ship); Atlas (Ship); Eliza & Abby (Ship); Empress (Sloop); Golden Age (Steamer); Harriet (Brig); Hazard (Bark); Hercules (Ship); Levant (Brig); Lydia (Brig); Mary (Brig); Massachusetts (US Steamship); Mercury (Brig); Orleans...
    • MH 240
    • Abraham Dodge (1740-1786) Papers

    • The Abraham Dodge Papers include an orderly book, two company books, receipts and pay abstracts from Abraham Dodge's time as Captain of Colonel Moses Little's 12th Continental Regiment.
    • Dodge, Abraham, 1740-1786; Ipswich (Mass.)--History, Military; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Dodge, Abraham, 1740-1786
    • MSS 456
    • Account of Jail Keeper William Dounton

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    • Dounton, William; Jails; Legal instruments; Massachusetts. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Essex County); Trial transcripts; Trials (Witchcraft)--Massachusetts--Salem; Witchcraft--Massachusetts--Salem--History--17th century; Danvers (Mass.)--History;...
    • MSS 401 Box 1 Folder 15
    • Accounts of the Wreck of the S. S. Ville Du Havre

    • This collection contains nine accounts of the shipwreck of the S. S. Ville du Havre copied from various letters and publications.
    • Trimountain (Ship); Ville du Havre (Steamship); Bulkley, Mary; Urquhart, William (Ship captain); Shipwrecks
    • MH 226
    • Adams Family Papers

    • This collection contains papers of three branches of the Robert Adams family of Newbury, Massachusetts. The papers span six generations of the Adams family. They include correspondence and other personal papers, Revolutionary War documents, legal...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Newburyport, Mass.); Byfield Parish Church; Adams, Abraham, 1676-1763; Adams, Edwin S., 1806-1887; Adams, Elvira Chase, 1809-1879; Adams, George, 1835-; Adams, George W., b. 1855; Adams, Gibbins, 1787-1862; Adams, Hannah...
    • MSS 370
    • Adolphus W. Greely (1844-1935) Papers

    • The Adolphus W. Greely Papers consist of military records and personal papers of Adolphus Washington Greely. This collection has been arranged into two series.
    • United States--Army--Infantry Division, 36th; United States--Army--Signal Corps; Newburyport (Mass.); Omaha (Neb.); Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Military administration; Military supplies; United...
    • MM 29


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