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Centennial

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Items in this collection are related to Maynard's centennial celebration in 1971.

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Death Records

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Death records from 1886-1927.

Contributors: Paul Boothroyd

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Marriage Records

Marriage Records from Maynard Town Reports from 1880s to 1927. Starting in 1928 the town only reports summary marriage statistics.

Contributors: Paul Boothroyd

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Birth Records

Maynard Town Report Birth Records. Detailed records (individual names) are only available through the 1990s. Starting in 2002 or so the town…

Contributors: Paul Boothroyd

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Unidentified Photos, Artifacts and Documents in our Archives

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Test your detective skills!

The Historical Society has a collection of items that are interesting and related to Maynard but, so far, we know very…

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Oliver Warila Photographs

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Oliver "Swat" Warila was a commercial photographer based in Maynard from about 1960 through 1980. Most of the photographs in this collection are from…

Contributors: The Warila Family

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Town Records

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These are documents related to the Maynard town government: annual town reports, fiscal records, lists of persons, street lists, voter lists, town…

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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Clubs/Societies

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This collection depicts some of the many social organizations that have existed since Maynards inception.

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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Postcards

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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…

Contributors: Dave Griffin (Maynard Historical Society)

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Audio Visual Materials

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Films, Slides, Recordings

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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The Maynard Family

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Information and artifacts on the family which gave the town its name.

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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Digital Equipment Corporation

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Items from Digital Equipment Corporation, which was headquartered in Maynard from 1957-1999.

Contributors: Dave Griffin, David Wisniewski, Lenny Palmer, Chris Lister

Includes a number of artifacts on permanent loan from the Ken Olsen Collection from Gordon College.

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Schools

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All about education in Maynard: schools, yearbooks, sports.

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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The Powder Mills, Paper Mill and Jewell Mill

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Items from the American Powder Mills (which operated under other names such as American Cyanamid). The mills spanned the towns of Maynard, Acton,…

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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19th Century Photographs

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Images from the 19th Century

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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20th Century Photographs

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Images from the 20th century

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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The Co-operative Associations of Maynard

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Artifacts, photographs and documents from the various co-operatives that operated in Maynard from the 1870's to the 1970's.

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society), Lenny Palmer (Maynard Historical Society)

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Assabet Mills

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Photographs, documents, and artifacts from the Assabet Mills and the American Woolen Company.

Contributors: Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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Scanned Books

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Our scanned book collection.

Contributors: Dave Griffin (Maynard Historical Society)

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