Browse Items (206 total)

  • Collection: Selections from the Van Gorden-Williams Library & Archives

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Grand celebration of Bunker Hill Monument. June 17, 1843. This broadside and poem commemorates the Daniel Webster's June 17th oration at the newly-erected Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

At end of title: "Scene: a village…

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Masonic Programme of Formation, March and Corner Stone Ceremonies, on the Occasion of Laying the Corner Stone of the New State Capitol. Dated October 2, 1873. This program created by the Grand Lodge of Michigan commemorates the corner stone laying of…

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Letter from Edward D. Barber to David Robinson. Dated about 1832. This letter from Anti-Masonic politician Edward Barber petitions Major General David Robinson, a veteran of the Revolutionary War, to use his influence to help rally support behind the…

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Receipt for jewels. Dated June 10, 1795. An itemized receipt for jewels purchased by Columbian Lodge from Paul Revere and Son. Signed by Paul Revere.

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Letter from John Davan to Columbian Lodge. Dated 1797. This letter from John Davans petitions Columbian Lodge for relief that will allow him to travel to Salem, Massachusetts, from Boston.

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Manuscript copy of an advertisement. Dated May 7, 1796. This document, possibly a copy of an advertisement used in a local newspaper, announces the move of Columbian Lodge to its new location in Market Square near Faneuil Hall. Signed by John Coles,…

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Announcement from the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia. Dated September 7, 1796. This statement from the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia informs Columbian Lodge, and all members of the Fraternity, that the Grand Lodge has expelled twenty-two Masons from Hiram…

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Leominster Chapter correspondence packet. Dated March 1957. This correspondence packet from Leominster Chapter contains invitations to the Chapter’s installation of officers and dinner, a program for the third annual Massachusetts Northern…

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Seventeenth annual Massachusetts state DeMolay ball flyer. Dated 1956. This advertisement for the seventeenth annual Massachusetts state DeMolay Ball invites the state's DeMolays to attend this event held at the grand ballroom of the Sheraton Plaza…

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Leominster Chapter correspondence packet. Dated May 1956. This correspondence packet from Leominster Chapter contains copies of its Chapter News, Chapter Bulletin, and a special business bulletin for the month of May 1956. Includes an envelope…