3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Boston (Mass.)--History.

  1. W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    7,500 items. 31 containers. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

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  2. Research materials on music in Boston, 1798-1830

    approximately 150 items. 1 container. 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Following the American Revolutionary War, the city of Boston emerged as a vibrant scene for music performance and publishing. This collection contains transcriptions of newspaper articles and advertisements related to music from Boston publications during the late eighteenth and early nineteeth centuries. Contents include performance reviews, concert publicity, sheet music publisher advertisements, instrument retail sales, music instruction, and other matters of business.

  3. Edward W. Washburn family papers, 1817-1934

    1,000 items. 9 containers plus 3 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Chemist, civil servant, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, school material, notebooks, photographs, financial and military papers, genealogical records, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward’s parents, William Gilmor and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. and Elizabeth Gilmor Washburn. Contains Civil War correspondence and military records of George A. Washburn as captain in the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment.