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.
1848-08-30 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: McPherson, 2021.016.001

1848-08-30 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: McPherson, 2021.016.001

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1848-09-02 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: McPherson, 2021.016 003

1848-09-02 Bigelow Chapel Invoice: McPherson, 2021.016 003

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1849 Perimeter Fence: Estimate, 2021.018.010

1849 Perimeter Fence: Estimate, 2021.018.010

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1849 Perimeter Fence: Invoice from Bryant & Blaisdell, 2021.018.011

1849 Perimeter Fence: Invoice from Bryant & Blaisdell, 2021.018.011

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1849-03 Perimeter Fence: Pale Fence Expenses, 2021.020.002

1849-03 Perimeter Fence: Pale Fence Expenses, 2021.020.002

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1849-05-19 Trustee Committee on Lots: Chadwick to Curtis, 1831.036.007

1849-05-19 Trustee Committee on Lots: Chadwick to Curtis, 1831.036.007

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1849-06-27 Jacob Bigelow to Henry M. Parker, 1831.014.003-007

1849-06-27 Jacob Bigelow to Henry M. Parker, 1831.014.003-007

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1849-06-28 Letter from Jacob Bigelow to Henry M. Parker, 1831.014.003-008

1849-06-28 Letter from Jacob Bigelow to Henry M. Parker, 1831.014.003-008

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