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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.
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1 booklet : illustrations ; 4 1/2 x 7 inches
4 1/2 x 7 (HxW)(inches)
Gift of Susan Ward, 2015.
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978 (Author)
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994 (Author)
New England Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Rockwell, Sarah Annette
Boston Society of Natural History
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)