Welcome to the online archives of the Maynard Historical Society in Maynard, Massachusetts. Our online archive represents a fraction of the documents, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia that the Society has in storage and we are continuously working to catalog and make our collection available here for all to enjoy. Please read the "About" page for additional information on this project or the "Tips" page for ways to find and discover historical information.
This picture was taken from Paper Mill Bridge. The Falls are in the forefront. The large building at the right is old Music Hall.
Oliver "Swat" Warila was a commercial photographer based in Maynard from about 1960 through 1980. Most of the photographs in this collection are from…
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Two Prescription books from Johnson Pharmacy, the first with prescriptions 27001 to 29999; the second with prescriptions 97751 (Oct. 23, 1903) to…
A precise text, map, triangulation station and geographical description of the town boundaries for Acton, Bedford, Concord, Lincoln, Maynard, Sudbury,…
Two bound volumes of the Beacon newspaper for the year 1973.
Volume 1: Jan 4, 1973 - June 23, 1973
Volume 2: July 5, 1973 - Dec. 27, 1973
Three bound volumes of the newspaper.
Volume 1: May 4, 1917 - May 3, 1918
Volume 2: May 8, 1925 - April 30, 1926
Volume 3: May 6, 1932 - April 27,…
Bound volumes of The Hudson News newspaper.
Volume 1: May 11, 1900 - May 3, 1901
Volume 2: May 1, 1908 - April 23, 1909
Four volumes for the years 1879 - 1882 showing the taxable property/assets for each individual in the Town. The source of income for the Town was a…
This is the first valuation for tax purposes of the property/assets in Maynard after incorporation in April, 1871. The source of income for the Town…
Six ledgers recorded with the income and expenditures of the High School football, basketball, baseball and other sports.
An early account ledger of the Town of Maynard showing income and expenses.
An early account book of the Town of Maynard showing expenses paid to various people and organizations.
A blank note book with 300 promissory notes for the Town of Maynard. Ten were used. A stub is shown of a check written to Amory & Lorenzo Maynard for…
A ledger with the graduates of the high school, colleges attended, employment, married name and current address (1930). The sample page shows the…
William Holly and John Comeau built an auto repair garage at the intersection of Summer St., Main St. and Acton St. These are seven Order Books that…
Originally owned by Asahel Balcom, early resident of the Town of Maynard.
William Holly and John Comeau built an auto repair garage at the intersection of Summer St., Main St. and Acton St.
Shown is the account for John E.…
Lucius was a distant relative of Amory Maynard.
Maynard was originally part of Sudbury and Stow.
Regulation poster hung in fire house.
Chief: Samuel Lawton
1st Asst: Charles Cahill
Clerk: Thomas A. Sweeney
The crossed Union Jack and United States Flag indicating solidarity during World War II. The three dots and a dash is Morse Code for letter V.
Used at the American Powder Mills to warn danger of explosives.