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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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1941 WPA Historical Records Survey - #10 Volume 29 - Maynard


The Inventory of the Town and City Archives of Massachusetts is one of a number of bibliographies of historical materials prepared throughout the…

Meeting Minutes of Maynard Post Auxiliary, No. 1812
Veterans of Foreign Wars


The minutes are from the period Oct. 20, 1941 through April 19, 1943. The Auxiliary meet twice a month. Shown are the minutes of the Dec. 15, 1941…

50 Year Reunion, Class of 1950 - October 14, 2000
Maynard High School


Two three ring binders with information relative to the reunion including: photos, invitation, replies, financial records, attendees, location,…

Maynard High School Diploma - 1901
Ruth Ashley Blanchard


Ruth was 1 of 5 graduates in 1901.

Principal: J. Henry White

School Committee:
Daniel Goodenow
Benjamin D. Blanchard
James J. Hilferty

Maynard Public Schools Grammar Department Diploma - 1895


A certificate awarded to Jesse W. Blanchard attesting he has completed the prescribed course of study of the Maynard Grammar School.


Maynard Public Schools Grammar Department Diploma - 1897


A certificate awarded to Ruth A. Blanchard attesting she has completed the prescribed course of study of the Maynard Grammar School.

Maynard High School Graduates - Class of 1950


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Top Row: June Statkus, Mary Sullivan, Claire Tourville, Elizabeth Wattu, Ann Weckstrom, Janet Thumith, Betty Stow, Barbara Priest, Virginia…

Maynard Grammar School Diploma - 1902


A certificate awarded to Marion Frances Blanchard attesting she has completed the prescribed course of study of the Maynard Grammar…

Maynard High School Graduates - Class of 1971


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Top Row: Dale Carruth, Timothy Fagan, William Butler, William LeSage, Stephen Staszewski, John Howes, Michael Kavalchuck, Kenneth Regan,…

Cup and Plate from St. Bridget's Rectory


The items were removed from the rectory on its closing and sale in 2022.
The 4" vintage Carr China, of Grafton West Virginia, cup was made in 1939.…

Specifications for the High School Gymnasium Addition - 1955
Summer Street, Maynard, Massachusetts


Building specifications and drawings for the Maynard Memorial Gymnasium located on Summer Street. It opened in 1956 and demolished in 2012.

Project Manual - 1987
Green Meadow Elementary School
Maynard, Massachusetts


Building specifications for a renovation and addition to the Green Meadow Elementary School. Cover and sample pages shown.

"Curfew Bell" Presentation - 1983


Mounted photos and narrative presented to Ken Olsen in 1983 commemorating the bell donation from the American Woolen Company to the Mission…

W.A. Haynes & Co. Wooden Board


A wood board with the following imprinted upon it: "W. A Haynes and Company, Maynard, Mass."

Assabet Mills Wooden Board


A wooden slat with the following imprinted upon it: "American Woolen Co., Inc., Order No. 7263, Assabet Mills, Maynard, Mass".

Wood Lane Crate
Truman C. Wood


A wood crate that held produce with the address of 44 Wood Lane , Maynard Mass. The farm was located where Woods Farm subdivision is located, north…

A & P Wooden Box


A wood box used at the Maynard A&P, containing a shipment of matches. The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A&P, was an…

Two Maynard Public Library Signs


Two early painted wood signs for the Maynard Public Library.

Fowler Middle School Wall Poster


The middle school occupied the school buildings on Summer Street.

Maynard High School Graduates - 1967


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Top Row: Wesley Hirons, Joseph Rezuke, David Wade, Allan Maki, Joseph Lalli, Andre Gagnon

2nd Row: Robert Kauppi, Paul Molle, Stewart…