Social life in Concord : scrapbook, 1847-1889.


Social life in Concord : scrapbook, 1847-1889.

Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, printed ephemera (specimen ballot, invitations, concert and theater programs, handbills, tickets, church programs, annual reports, library receipt of gift form, etc.), map, and some manuscript material. Includes May, 1847 issue (v. 1, no. 1) of Concord Times, much material relating to musical and dramatic events and to public celebrations, "Mr. Alcott on Thoreau," "The Story of the Concord Grape, " "Boat Racing on Concord River" (1857), music to "Ode Sung at the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument ... 1867" and Old Hundred. (Cont.) Concord Lyceum materials, Concord Dramatic Club materials, Concord School of Philosophy materials, "A Brisk Fire in Concord, Mass." (Feb. 17, 1881; Mill Dam, near Middlesex Hotel), "E.P. Whipple on Emerson," "Flora of Concord, " and "Death of Henry D. Thoreau" [obituary notice].

1 v. ; 39 cm.

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