Membership certificate

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1961

GUSN

GUSN-180096

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

Descriptive Terms

certificates
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Certificate, Membership

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P455

People and Organizations

Massachusetts Historical Soc.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 11/16 x 17 11/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.878