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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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St. Casimir's Church Altar Consecration - 1973


Handout to parishioners of St. Casimir's Church for the mass and ceremony blessing and consecrating the new altar, March 18, 1973. It contains…

St. Casimir's Church Bulletin - 1969


Parish bulletin from St. Casimir's Church, August 24, 1969.

Fr. Frank Miaskiewicz ca 1970


Newspaper photo of Fr. Frank Miaskiewicz, former pastor of St. Casimir's Church

St. Casimir's Parish Holy Hour Pamphlet - 1975


Handout to parishioners for St. Casimir's Parish Holy Hour, January 19, 1975. Presiders were Archbishop Fulton Sheen and Fr. Louis Bilicky. Includes…

St. Casimir's Diamond (75th) Jubilee - 1987


Newspaper photos of St. Casimir's Church, mass of thanksgiving, on their Diamond Jubilee (75th anniversary), November 22, 1987.

Photos show priests…

St. Casimir's Church 75th Anniversary - 1987


Program from St. Casimir's Church, mass of thanksgiving, on their 75th anniversary, November 22, 1987.

Program includes a poem; a prayer; list of…

Assabet Valley Little League 1972 Commemorative Booklet


A commemorative booklet celebrating the Phillies team, AVLL champions for 1972.

The booklet contains a letter from the manager, Bob Graham, a team…

St. Casimir's Church 60th Anniversary - 1972


Newspaper article from The Assabet Valley Beacon describing the St. Casimir's Church the 60th anniversary of the parish.

A mass of thanksgiving…

St. Casimir's Parishioners Report - 1953-1954


A report to the parishioners of Saint Casimir's Church covering the period from May 1953 to May 1954.

The report lists the parishioners and their…

Assabet Valley Little League 1971 Commemorative Booklet


A commemorative booklet celebrating the Sparks team, AVLL champions for 1971. The team was undefeated, a milestone in AVLL history at that…

Richard Thure Lawson 1909 -1978
A Remembrance of Teacher and Friend


He was universally known as "Dick".

Dick and his siblings (Virginia and Eleanor) born in North Acton of a Swedish father, Axel, and an American…

Summary Documents - 1991
School Regionalization of Maynard, Acton and Boxborough


The documents include a report by the Regional School District Planning Committee (shown), Amended Agreement, Finance Committee Report, Maynard's…

Agendas and Minutes 1989 - 1990
Regionalization Committee
Sub-Committee of the Maynard School Committee


The Committee was organized to study the possible regionalization of the Maynard Schools with the Acton and Boxborough Schools. Shown are the minutes…

Newspaper Clippings 1990 - 1992
Regionalization of the Maynard Public Schools


Copies of several hundred newspaper articles relating to the regionalization effort of the Maynard schools with Boxborough and Acton. The articles…

Save Our Schools Slide Presentation - 1991


A fourteen slide power point presentation opposing the regionalization of Maynard schools with Acton and Boxborough. Cover and first slide shown.

Save Our Schools - 1991
Response to Regionalization


Position paper outlining opposition to regionalizing schools with Acton and Boxborough organized by Karen Derby, Bill Gorman, Herb Symes, Tom Konetzny…

Save Our Schools - 1991


A collection of papers outlining reasons for not regionalizing the schools with Acton and Boxborough. The SOS group included by Karen Derby, Bill…

SOS Mailing - 1992
Town Meeting


A mailing by the Save Our Schools group encouraging voters to attend Town Meeting to vote on regionalization.
Rides offered by Karen Derby, Herb…

Maynard High School Graduation Class of 1895


Back Row (l-r): Joseph Vincent Gately, John Henry Lawton, Terrance Joseph Brady, William Naylor, Arthur Drew, Mr. Sawyer - teacher, Louis Bernard…

SHARE - 1991


"Neighboring Towns Sharing Educational Resources to Benefit Our Students"

Newsletter published by a group of Maynard residents in support of the…