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_1882 Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings Vo 1, 2005.120.001

000_1882 Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings Vo 1, 2005.120.001

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00_1832 Cash Ledger, 2005.063.035

00_1832 Cash Ledger, 2005.063.035

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00_1834_Receiving Tomb Public Lot and Crypt Register, 1831.037.001

00_1834_Receiving Tomb Public Lot and Crypt Register, 1831.037.001

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00_1862-12-16 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Bond, 1831.016.001.003-006

00_1862-12-16 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Bond, 1831.016.001.003-006

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00_1863-02-14 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Trustees, 1831.016.001.005-004

00_1863-02-14 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Trustees, 1831.016.001.005-004

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00_1865-11-06 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Trustees, 1831.016.001.005-002

00_1865-11-06 Letter: Superintendent Winsor to Trustees, 1831.016.001.005-002

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Avenues and Paths, Landmarks at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Lot Numbers, Organizations and Companies, People, Places