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Album 1, Book 7: Massachusetts Historic Homes and Landmarks

PC009.001-7 (RS245022)

Description

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 7 documents Newbury, Amesbury, Newburyport, West Newbury, Salisbury, Boxford, Georgetown, Andover, North Andover, Reading, North Reading, and Topsfield.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1920s
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 7 x 9.5 inches
Dimensions
3 1/2x 2 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Album Number: 1, Book 7
GUSN
194017
Reference Code
PC009.001-7

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Amesbury, MA
Andover, MA
Boxford, MA
Georgetown, MA
Newbury, MA
Newburyport, MA
North Andover, MA
North Reading, MA
Reading, MA
Salisbury, MA
Topsfield, MA
West Newbury, MA
historic buildings
historic houses
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
picture postcards
Places
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Amesbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
West Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Salisbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Boxford (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Georgetown (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Reading (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
North Reading (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Topsfield (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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