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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.

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Cleveland's Baking Powder Company - 1900 ca


A four page brochure of maps of Massachusetts, US, and the World. This brochure was promoted by Cleveland Baking Powder Co., 1900 ca. The Company was…

Small Box of Dominoes - 1900 ca


A small wooden box of Dominoes used by Cora Doret Edwards. The game box was made in Germany.

Paul Boothroyd & Lewis Halprin Book Mockups

The book mockups sent to the printer for the books Paul Boothroyd and Lewis Halprin published: "Images of America - MAYNARD"; "Images of America -…

Hannah L. Sweeney Etiquette Book


"The Ladies Book of Etiquette", owned by Hannah L. Sweeney, covered every situation from dress and deportment to hair and complexion.

Women's Defense Corps Pin


A pin worn by Mrs. Louis Boeske both during World War II and afterwards at Veteran's events. It identified the individual as a member of the Women's…

By the Wayside - 1901


A booklet that discusses the development of the Concord, Maynard, and Hudson Street Railway. It was published in 1901.

Abraham Lincoln - 1909


A Boston Sunday Globe publication that celebrates the 100th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, February 12, 1809. It was printed for the children of New…

A Recital Programme - 1902


A programme for a recital held by Younger Pupils of Grace Chapman Phinney, Assisted by Chester Henry Parsons, Barytone Soloist, accompanied by Lucy…

Cora Doret Edwards Writing Book - 1901/02


Cora Doret Edwards school Writing Book dated 1901-1902. The copyright is dated 1897, by Ginn and Company, Boston, NY, and Chicago.

Joshua Edwards Tax Bill - 1893


The 1893 Maynard, Mass Tax Bill for Joshua Edwards is for $6.50. The payment was made November 24, 1893, and signed off by W. H. Gutteridge, Tax…

Joshua Edwards Tax Bill - 1896


Joshua Edwards tax bill for the Town of Maynard, Mass is for the year 1896. The sum due is $24.40. The Tax Collector is F. H. Salisbury, and the…

Maynard Family Crypt Glenwood Cemetery


The crypt was built by Amory Maynard. Amory and his wife Mary are interred there along with 21 other family members.

File Folder of Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings

Odd collection of newspaper clippings relating to Maynard.

St. Bridget's High School Graduates - 1947


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Clergy in front row: Rev. Delphis O. Duquette, ___?, Rev. D. Edward O'Bryan

Far Right: Superintendent Mary Doyle, Principal Albert…

Bishop Visits Maynard


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Jimmy King, ___?, ___?, Father Sullivan, Joseph E. Boothroyd

Maynard Veterans


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Front Row: Harold Cuttel, Dominic Colombo, Nick Constanza (Navy)

2nd Row: Carlo Mistreta (Navy)

Back Row: Donald Brayden, Ponsy Wheeler,…

Loom Fixers Union Dues Books - 1903


Dues books belonging to Joshua Edwards and Albertes Howes for the Loom Fixers Union No. 18, Lawrence, Mass., dated 1903.

Walter Peterson, Governor


The original letter from sitting NH Governor Walter Peterson, dated April 18, 1969. The letter expresses great appreciation for the Town of Maynard's…

Harriman Laundry Artifacts


Two artifacts from the Harriman Laundry. The first is a Harriman clean shirt wrapper; the second is a Harriman Laundry business card.

David Nugent Invoices - 1893


Three invoices made out to Mr. David Nugent. The first is an invoice for masonry work performed by P. Fahey, Marlborough, Mass., dated July 29, 1893.…