Guide to the Photograph Collection
Photographs, postcards, and engravings of Massachusetts cities and towns.
Photographs and other graphic material depicting various Massachusetts cities and towns, monuments, historic buildings and houses, and churches. Subjects include views of Boston, Lexington, Plymouth Rock, and Shaker communities in Harvard and Shirley, among many other places. All of the views are mounted and were originally identified, sometimes erroneously, with attached typescript notes by the staff of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Photographers include Charles H. Rogers of Plymouth, Mass. and Richard Merrill; most of the photographers, engravers, and artists are unidentified. Includes stereographs, engravings, photomechanical prints, and postcards.
Gift of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, May 2000.
These photographs are arranged alphabetically by city or town.
Detailed Description of the Collection
Home of Louise Hamilton Murdock and Emma Baxter.
Home of William D. Sloane.
Massachusetts views III, Photo. Coll. 196, Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.