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1838 map of Boston published in Bowen's Picture of Boston

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1838 sketch of Boston City Hall Bowen's Picture of Boston

An essay by a Horace Mann School principal on her remembrances of Alexander Graham Bell and his association with the school. Bound volume includes photographs of Mabel Adams, Alexander Graham Bell, and other Horace Mann teachers and students.

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Letter from Secretary of the Commonwealth Albert P. Langtry accepting the annexation of the Town of Hyde Park into the City of Boston

Annual report on the school providing an overview of administrative matters and highlights of the school's achievements

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Anonymous letter directed to the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department complaining about mistreatment of the Irish

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An anonymous note threatening fire sent to the Boston city government

The School of Mutual Instruction was an experimental school in Boston. It relied upon a system in which older or more advanced students instructed the younger or weaker students under the supervision of the schoolmaster. Tokens with an attached…

Photograph of Augustus Hemenway School on Millstone Road
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