Back Bay since 2500 B.C., New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, Mass.

Date

1961

GUSN

GUSN-327364

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Description

Four short pieces describe the early history of Back Bay: 1)"The Boylston Street Fishweir," by Frederick Johnson. 2)"The Filling-in of Back Bay," by Walter Muir Whitehill. 3)"The Boston Society of Natural History," by Walter Muir Whitehill. 4)The dioramas of Sarah Annette Rockwell is described. A map shows the two dams which divided the Back Bay basin in 1821.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
insurance
historic landscapes
fishing
landfills
museums (buildings)
dioramas
dams
booklets

Physical Description

1 booklet : illustrations ; 4 1/2 x 7 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.065.01.01.026

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 7 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward, 2015.

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978 (Author)
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994 (Author)
New England Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)

Material Type

booklets

Other People

Rockwell, Sarah Annette

Other Organizations

Boston Society of Natural History

Subjects

Fish weirs
Native Americans
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item