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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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Wooden Pestle


An old wooden pestle used as a grinding instrument. Pestles are typically made in the shape of a club used in a kitchen, laboratory, and pharmacy.

Desk Pen & Pen Holder


A desk pen that was part of a desk set belonging to James V. King.

Perpetual Desk Calendar


A desk calendar with the letter "K" embossed on the front. Removable month and day cards are inserted to meet the date.

The "K" is for James V.…

Letter Opener


A letter opener that was part of a desk set belonging to James V. King.



This blotter is part of a desk set belonging to James V. King.

Nameplate for James V. King


James V. King dedicated 45 years of service to the Town of Maynard, MA. He started his career in 1932 and retired in 1977. He retired in 1977 from his…

Desk Plate for Miss Sheridan


Miss Sheridan was the Principal of the Calvin Coolidge School.

Pair Of Dumbbells


A set of wooden dumbbells given by Mrs. Kulevich, Maynard High School Physical Education teacher.

Eulogy for John Tobin
1925 - 1986


Eulogy written by Thomas Sheridan at the time of John Tobin's death.

Grade 6 - 1963
Theodore Roosevelt School


l to r Front Row (9): Deb Gott, Marsha Parks, Maureen Justason, Mike Hanson, Linda Salmi, Kathy Kendra, Bob Barilone, Deb Killoran, Deb Landfear…

Die for Commemorative Medals for Centennial - 1971


Two die used to imprint the front and the back of the Centennial Commemorative medals distributed in 1971. Also included are two medals, one silver…

Document Envelope
Assabet Savings Bank


Assabet Institution of Savings was established in 1904, merged into the Middlesex Savings Bank in 1988.

Umbrella Inkwell


A glass umbrella inkwell found in Maynard, MA.

Sesquicentennial T-Shirt


T-Shirt commemorating Maynard's 150th birthday.

digital T-Shirt
Fare thee Well 1957 - 1998


A shirt produced commemorating DEC's 40 year run in the Assabet Mills in Maynard. Digital was bought out by Compact.

WAVM Belt Buckle


A belt buckle with the a tiger picture and the following words on it: "MHS AV CLUB, W.A.V.M. , 91.7 FM".

Vintage Ruler/Pencil Box


A wooden 1920 pencil box with a slide top and ruler attached. These were used by school children.

Maynard High School Toy Football


A miniaturized toy football with the following imprinted: "Maynard, 1965, Rainville, Inc., The Manning Pharmacy".

Maynard High School Tiger Mascot


A black & orange stuffed tiger with a Maynard High School ribbon.

Maynard Education Badge and Sticker


A badge that celebrates teachers, along with a Maynard Public Schools sticker.