Mount Auburn Cemetery

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Mount Auburn Cemetery
Established in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first rural cemetery in the country. 19th-century records tell the story of the initial vision and how it is has evolved as a designed landscape and burial site. Including letters between its founding horticulturalists, commissions for works of art and buildings, trustee minutes and reports, and correspondence to and from the Cemetery. These pages detail all aspects of cemetery business, the rural cemetery movement, and the history of American landscape management and design. Read our transcribing conventions here. Visit our collections database to discover even more of our unique holdings.
000_1879-01 Copying Book: Superintendent's Letters, 2005.062.008

000_1879-01 Copying Book: Superintendent's Letters, 2005.062.008

Letterpress Copying Book. Bound ledger of Superintendent's Correspondence, January 27,1879-July 10, 1884, pp. 1-738 including correspondence of James W. Lovering.

759 pages: 1% indexed, 7% transcribed, 80% needs review
000_1886 Trustees Meeting Minutes, Volume 7, 1831.005.007

000_1886 Trustees Meeting Minutes, Volume 7, 1831.005.007

421 pages: 0% indexed, 1% transcribed, 60% needs review
00_1831 Founding Document: Sweet Auburn Memo of Titles, 1831.021.001

00_1831 Founding Document: Sweet Auburn Memo of Titles, 1831.021.001

10 pages: 10% indexed, 50% transcribed, 50% needs review
00_1847-12 Perimeter Fence: Charles W. Cummings Estimate, 2021.018.001

00_1847-12 Perimeter Fence: Charles W. Cummings Estimate, 2021.018.001

2 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 50% needs review
00_1854-10-16 Superintendent's House: Agreement with George Snell, 2021.012.001

00_1854-10-16 Superintendent's House: Agreement with George Snell, 2021.012.001

2 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 50% needs review
00_1855-08-08 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: Whitcher Shelden & Co., 2021.010.005

00_1855-08-08 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: Whitcher Shelden & Co., 2021.010.005

2 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 50% needs review
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