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Membership certificate

2006.44.878 (RS84944)

Description

Framed membership certificate to the Massachusetts Historical Society. Black ink calligraphic text with three signatures at bottom and a raised circular seal at center bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1961
Inscriptions
"THE / Massachusetts Historical Society / INSTITUTED IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1791, - / at a meeting held in Boston on the ninth day of February AD. 1961 / for the purpose of promoting the design of their Institution, / ELECTED / Stephen Phillips / to be a Resident Member of the said Society, / And in the Testimony thereof, have affixed their Seal / to this certificate, and caused the same to be duly attested. / Attest / James Barr Ames CORRESPONDING SECY / Walter Muir Whitehill RECORDING SECY / Thomas Boylston Adams PRESIDENT" (Printed and handwritten text of the certificate)
"SIC VOS NON NOBIS / SOC.HIST.MASS. / MDCCXCI" (impressed)
"Holman's Print Shop / Inc. / 3 Tremont Place, Boston 8, Mass. / Subject... / Artist ... / Order No. ... / Framing No. 510561" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Certificate, Membership
certificates
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Massachusetts Historical Soc.
Dimensions
14 11/16 x 17 11/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.878
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
180096

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