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.
Taken from Ben Smith’s Bridge
The MHS Postcard Collection is one of the best, and possibly most entertaining, way of looking into the history of the Town. Each postcard is a…
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A collection of history books that have significance to the Town of Maynard
The program for a musical presentation by Maynard High School students as a tribute for the USA Bicentennial.
Paper bags used by the stores at the time of Maynard's Centennial.
A collection of five weekly newspapers that featured the Maynard Centennial.
A supplement to the Assabet Valley Beacon newspaper at the time of Maynard's Centennial, 1971. The paper reviews the history of the town, including…
The postcard was sent to Louise Binns, Maynard.
The buildings is likely a Springfield, MA. structure.
The woolen material that was used to make this coat was woven at the Assabet Mills, American Woolen Company, Maynard.
Sixty-three pictures of postcards relating to Maynard.
A history of the Finnish People, their organizations and influence in New England.
A Rule Book for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The Maynard Society organized on September 23, 1948. The following were the founding chapter…
The Guest Book for the final open house at the Roosevelt School, Nason Street, Maynard, MA. It is dated June 10, 1988, 3-7:00 PM. The Program…
Several autographs are in this book belonging to George Walker. They range from 1876 to 1878.
A red autograph book belonging to Lillie McGoun of 11 Elmwood Street, Maynard, MA. Her cousin, Emma Gove, has autographed it.
An account book enumerating the hours of the work dedicated to W. V. Siswick's plumbing business. The dates are from January 8, 1907 to March 27,…
An autograph Book belonging to R. P. Denniston of Maynard, MA. The autographs date from 1880 to 1883.
Autographs include: Petersen, Grant,…
A compilation of Maynard businesses that were granted relative licenses to operate. The categories of licenses were: Alcohol; Automotive; Amusements;…
The Musical Gem is a book of music published in 1832 by Mori and Lavenenu. It was edited by N. Mori and W. Ball. It is comprised of music sheets and…
A collection of essays from Dave Mark that first appeared in his Beacon-Villager column.
A collection of essays on some of the more unusual and lest known events in Maynard's history.
"... collection of essays and vignettes illuminates the history of Maynard."