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

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

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