Moses Kimball scrapbook

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1852-1869

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-406

GUSN

GUSN-273806

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Description

Scrapbook contains an extensive collection of newspaper clippings about Moses Kimball dating from 1852 to 1869, taken from such publications as The Boston Journal, The Evening Transcript, the Hingham Journal, Boston Times, and The Republican (Springfield). All clippings refer to Moses Kimball (1809-1895) who was a newspaperman, speech maker, founder and manager of the Boston Museum, state Representative, state Senator, Whig politician, philanthropist with a lifetime involvement in Boston's civic life, mayoral candidate, advocate for temperance, and friend of and collaborator with P.T. Barnum.

Details

Descriptive Terms

newsprint
scrapbooks

Physical Description

1 scrapbook, 8 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

1978

Reference Code

MS004.001

Credit Line

Gift of Charles K. Cummings, 1978.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

scrapbooks

Other People

Kimball, Moses, 1809-1895
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

Other Organizations

Boston Museum (1847-1903)

Subjects

Whig party

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-406