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.
1834-09-01 Treasurer's Report for 1834, 2021.020.005

1834-09-01 Treasurer's Report for 1834, 2021.020.005

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
1835 Founding Document: An Act to Incorporate, 1831.010.001

1835 Founding Document: An Act to Incorporate, 1831.010.001

8 pages: 88% indexed, 101% transcribed, 13% needs review
1835 Trustees Meeting Minutes, Volume 1, 1831.005.001

1835 Trustees Meeting Minutes, Volume 1, 1831.005.001

Proprietors and Trustees Records, Volume 1, April 21, 1835 - October 2, 1854

286 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
1835-04-20 Treasurer's Accounts, 2021.020.007

1835-04-20 Treasurer's Accounts, 2021.020.007

3 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
1835-04-21 Letter: George W. Bond to Curtis, 2021.022.005

1835-04-21 Letter: George W. Bond to Curtis, 2021.022.005

1 page: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
1835_FoundingDocuments_Massachusetts Horticultural Society Agreement, 1831.015.039

1835_FoundingDocuments_Massachusetts Horticultural Society Agreement, 1831.015.039

4 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
1836-01-22 Treasurer's Report, 2021.020.008

1836-01-22 Treasurer's Report, 2021.020.008

4 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed, 50% needs review
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