Thayer family subject files, 1927-1938.


Thayer family subject files, 1927-1938.

Thayer family subject files, 1927-1938.

Series consists of newspaper morgue wire service dispatches, clippings, and photographs relating to incidents involving two members of the Thayer family of Massachusetts: (1) Webster Thayer, of Worcester, judge who presided over the trial for robbery and murder of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in Norfolk Superior Court, 1921, and whose home was bombed in 1932 as an aftermath of the executions of Sacco and Vanzetti in 1927 (for State Police investigation files of the bombing see: Massachusetts. Division of State Police. Sacco and Vanzetti case file ((M-Ar)2084X)) (2) Oliver Alden Thayer, of Topsfield, who was charged with the murder of two relatives, 1937, and subsequently committed to an institution for the insane.

0.17 cubic ft. (1 doc. box)

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Thayer, Oliver Alden. (person)

Thayer, Webster, 1857-1933. (person)