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Album 1, Book 4: Massachusetts Historic Homes and Landmarks

PC009.001-4 (RS245024)


One of eight scrapbooks of 2.5 x 3.5 inch photographic prints, postcards, and original artwork document historic homes and landmarks in Massachusetts. The scrapbooks are undated, but they were probably created in the 1920s. The quality of the photographs is excellent, despite their small format. Of particular value is the abundance of well-annotated descriptions of the individual buildings, their dates of construction, their occupants, and their dates of demolition if known. The compiler is unknown. It is possible that some photographs date to several years prior to the actual preparation of these albums. Book 4 documents Lynnfield, Saugus, Middleton, Salem, Wakefield, Rowley, Harvard, Wilmington, Rockport, East Billerica, and Newburyport.

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Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 7 x 9.5 inches
3 1/2x 2 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Album Number: 1, Book4
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Record details

Descriptive Terms
East Billerica, MA
Harvard, MA
Lynnfield, MA
Middleton, MA
Newburyport, MA
Rockport, MA
Rowley, MA
Salem, MA
Saugus, MA
Wakefield, MA
Wilmington, MA
historic buildings
historic houses
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
picture postcards
Lynnfield (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Saugus (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Wakefield (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Rowley (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Harvard (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Wilmington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Rockport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
East Billerica (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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