Library of the LHC

Object ID Description
2012.036.006
2012.036
No. 119 Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac, 1915

This book is an Almanac of the year 1915.

2012.036.005
2012.036
No. 120 Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac, 1916

This book is an Almanac of the year 1916.

2012.036.004
2012.036
Vol. 91 Farmer's Almanac 1916

This book is an Almanac of the year 1916.

2012.036.003
2012.036
No. 121 Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac, 1917

This book is an Almanac of the year 1917.

2012.036.002
2012.036
No. 122 Farmer's Almanac, 1918, Leavitt

This book is an Almanac of the year 1918.

2012.036.001
2012.036
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This book is an Almanac of the year 1918.

2012.026.001
2012.026
The Future of Children
1972-1997

A journal published by the Center for the Future of Children, focusing on the numerous issues surrounding child poverty in the United States. A series of in-depth articles are presented with objective evaluation and analysis of the epidemic. Government programs and policies that affect poor children are discussed, accompanied by detailed statistical data.

2012.006.001
2012.006
The Valley & Its Peoples
1635-1982

Covering the history of the Merrimack River Valley in Massachusetts, the author provides a comprehensive survey of the region's history. Topics include the lives and enterprises of its varying populations from the 17th to 20th centuries. The textile industry is highlighted, as well as regional civic institutions and businesses of the early 1980s.

2011.265.001
2011.265
The way we were

Selection of New England's history, In contrast of before and modern day New England.

2011.264.001
2011.264
Memoir of Abbott Lawrence

This book contains the biography and memoir about Abbott Lawrence by Hamilton Andrews Hill.

2011.256.090
2011.256
Some Notes on the Formation of Tubercles in Iron and Steel Penstocks

This article describes how pipes are coated in order to keep them from forming tubercles. Descriptions are given of the coating of pipes in Lawrence for use in providing water power in mills, as well as the resulting tubercles found on them when they are replaced. There are descriptions of the tubercles on the pipes, and the reasons for their formation. The use of different coatings is discussed, and their effectiveness in keeping tubercles from forming. This article was taken from the Journal of the New England Water Works Association, Vol. X, No. 4.

2011.256.052
2011.256
Purification of Sewage and of Water by Filtration

This article presents the results of experimentation at the Water Experiment Station in Lawrence between 1887 and 1893. It includes descriptions of the experiments, general information about water impurities, methods of filtration, and the importance of filtration. This article was prepared for the International Engineering Congress of the Columbian Exposition in 1893.

2011.256.051
2011.256
Memorial of Hiram F. Mills to the Governor and Council of Maine

This pamphlet focuses on the expenditure of money on transportation routes, and their importance for transporting goods to various parts of the country. It also discusses the importance of manufacturing using water power, the costs and savings associated with using water power for manufacturing, the parts of the country which can take advantage of water power, and the state of manufacturing before the Civil War (especially as it relates to water power). The pamphlet contains a fold-out map of the United States showing where water power can be used.

2011.256.050
2011.256
Memorial of Hiram F. Mills to the Governor and Council of Maine

This pamphlet focuses on the expenditure of money on transportation routes, and their importance for transporting goods to various parts of the country. It also discusses the importance of manufacturing using water power, the costs and savings associated with using water power for manufacturing, the parts of the country which can take advantage of water power, and the state of manufacturing before the Civil War (especially as it relates to water power). The pamphlet contains a fold-out map of the United States showing where water power can be used.

2011.256.049
2011.256
Purification of Sewage and of Water by Filtration
1887-1893

This article presents the results of experimentation at the Water Experiment Station in Lawrence between 1887 and 1893. It includes descriptions of the experiments, general information about water impurities, methods of filtration, and the importance of filtration. This article was prepared for the International Engineering Congress of the Columbian Exposition in 1893.

2011.256.048
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.047
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.046
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.045
2011.256
Acceptance and Unveiling of the Statue of Daniel Webster

This program contains the program for the unveiling of the Daniel Webster statue in 1900. The different portions of the program are a report, the invocation, an address by Senator Chandler, and address by Secretary Long, and the address of Senator Lodge. The book discusses the site on which the statue stands and how it was chosen, the life and importance of Daniel Webster, and the need for the statue.

2011.256.044
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.043
2011.256
Relief Reports

This book gives a history of the collapse of the Pemberton Mill and the resulting efforts to aid those individuals and families suffering due to it by the Committee of Relief for the Sufferers by the Fall of the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Mass.. It includes tables of amounts contributed and funds given to those in need. There are three reports in the book: one written by treasurer Charles S. Storrow in 1860; one written by James M. Barnard in 1860; and another written by treasurer Charles S. Storrow in 1861. There is a newspaper clipping in the book listing all those who died or were injured in the collapse.

2011.256.042
2011.256
Charles Storer Storrow
1809-1904

This pamphlet describes the life of Charles S. Storrow, including his childhood, schooling, career as a civil engineer, marriage, and work at the Essex Company. This pamphlet was taking from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Vol. XL.

2011.256.042
2011.256
Charles Storer Storrow
1809-1904

This pamphlet describes the life of Charles S. Storrow, including his childhood, schooling, career as a civil engineer, marriage, and work at the Essex Company. This pamphlet was taking from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Vol. XL.

2011.256.041
2011.256
The Fall of Pemberton Mill on the Tenth of January, 1860, at Lawrence, Massachusetts
1860

This book discusses the building of the Pemberton Mill, the specifications of the building, as well as the fall of the mill and the subsequent rescue attempts of trapped workers. It also covers attempts to raise money for effected families, and attempts to honor those that died. The names of those killed are listed, as are many of those who were injured. There are also tales of how some of the workers were rescued.

2011.256.040
2011.256
The Fall of Pemberton Mill on the Tenth of January, 1860, at Lawrence, Massachusetts
1860

This book discusses the building of the Pemberton Mill, the specifications of the building, as well as the fall of the mill and the subsequent rescue attempts of trapped workers. It also covers attempts to raise money for effected families, and attempts to honor those that died. The names of those killed are listed, as are many of those who were injured. There are also tales of how some of the workers were rescued.

2011.256.039
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.038
2011.256
The Essex Company on the Merrimack at Lawrence

This book contains a history of the Essex Company in Lawrence from the early 1840s until 1936. It covers the formation of the Essex Company, the building of the dam, information about Charles Storrow, the canal, contracts with mills, the planning of the city, and the career of Hiram Mills. There is an insert in the book with a note written to the stockholders of the Essex Company.

2011.256.037
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.036
2011.256
The Pacific Mills Chimney at Lawrence, Mass.

This article describes the construction of the Pacific Mills Chimney as well as its specifications and maintenance. There is a fold-out paper with a blueprint of the chimney in the article.

2011.256.035
2011.256
The Filter of the Water Supply of the City of Lawrence and Its Results

This article describes the attempts by the government of Lawrence, MA to purify the drinking water. It discusses the creation of a pumping station and an experiment station, and the studies done to determine the effects of unclean water on the residents of Lawrence. Other topics include experiments in trying to purify the drinking water, and the creation of a permanent system to clean the water. There is an in-depth description of the system used to clean the water and the good results the town has seen with its use. The article includes diagrams and a fold-out blueprint of the filter bed. This article was taken from the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the State Board of Health of Massachusetts.

2011.256.034
2011.256
The Pacific Mills Chimney at Lawrence, Mass.

This article describes the construction of the Pacific Mills Chimney as well as its specifications and maintenance. There is a fold-out paper with a blueprint of the chimney in the article.

2011.256.033
2011.256
The Pacific Mills Chimney at Lawrence, Mass.

This article describes the construction of the Pacific Mills Chimney as well as its specifications and maintenance. There is a fold-out paper with a blueprint of the chimney in the article.

2011.256.032
2011.256
Typhoid Fever in its Relation to Water Supplies

This article describes the spread of typhoid fever through many methods, but mostly through the water supply. It discusses the importance of creating a town water supply instead of using wells, the unusual number of deaths from the disease in Lowell and Lawrence and the reasons for it, the number of deaths in various other towns (and the causes), and the possibility of purifying the drinking water in Massachusetts. The article includes tables and diagrams.

2011.256.031
2011.256
Experiments Upon A Central Discharge Water-Wheel, Manufactured by the Swain Turbine Co., at North Chelmsford, Mass. Made at Lowell, Mass.

This article discusses the experiments upon the Central Discharge Iron Wheel, also known as the Swain Wheel, by the company that produced it. There is also an extensive description of the wheel apparatus itself. The experiments took place in Lowell, Massachusetts. There are fold-out pages with results, diagrams, and blueprints on them. The article was taken from the Journal of the Franklin Institute. There is an advertisement for the Swain Turbine Company's water wheel on the back cover.

2011.256.030
2011.256
Experiments Upon A Central Discharge Water-Wheel, Manufactured by the Swain Turbine Co., at North Chelmsford, Mass. Made at Lowell, Mass.

This article discusses the experiments upon the Central Discharge Iron Wheel, also known as the Swain Wheel, by the company that produced it. There is also an extensive description of the wheel apparatus itself. The experiments took place in Lowell, Massachusetts. There are fold-out pages with results, diagrams, and blueprints on them. The article was taken from the Journal of the Franklin Institute. There is an advertisement for the Swain Turbine Company's water wheel on the back cover.

2011.256.029
2011.256
Experiments Upon Piezometers Used in Hydraulic Investigations

This article discusses the experiments Hiram Mills has conducted on piezometers in his role as an engineer at the Essex Company. The article includes tables summarising results, as well as fold out pages with blueprints and diagrams on them. This article came from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was presented on April 10, 1878.

2011.256.028
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 1
1861

This book describes the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. The different parts of the book are: Records of the War Between the States and Bull Run - The Volunteers Face Fire. There is a great emphasis on the statistics of the Civil War, the call for volunteers to fight at the beginning of the war, and the intricacies of the battle at Bull Run. There are many images of battlefields, forts, weapons, New York, public officials, soldiers, and camps.

2011.256.027
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 15
1864-1865

This book describes the Civil War in the years 1864 and 1865. It discusses Sherman's final campaigns. There is a great deal of emphasis on Sherman's march to the sea. There are many photographs of sea battles, generals, Atlanta, soldiers, weapons, forts, battlefields, and ships.

2011.256.026
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 14
1864

This book describes the civil war in the year 1864. The different parts of the book are: The Last Conflicts in the Shenandoah, and The Investment of Petersburg. There are many different photographs of sea battles, generals, weapons, soldiers, forts, and battlefields.

2011.256.025
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 13
1864

This book describes the history of the Civil War in the year 1864. There are many pictures of soldiers, generals, battlefields, weapons, and camps. The different parts of the book are as follows: The March to Atlanta and Sherman vs. Johnston. The book talks about many of the battles between Joseph Johnston and William Sherman in Tennessee and Georgia, and the battle in which Sherman captured Atlanta.

2011.256.024
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 12
1864

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1864. There are many photographs of soldiers, battlefields, camps, bridges, and buildings. The parts of the book are as follows: Spotsylvania and the "Bloody Angle;" Lee Checkmates Grant; and The Attack and Repulse at Cold Harbor.

2011.256.023
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 11
1864

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1864. There are many photographs of soldiers, sea battles, camps, woodland scenes, and buildings. The parts of the book are as follows: The Struggle in the Wilderness; The Undecisive but Savage Battle; The Red River Expedition of May, 1864; and the Battle of Mobile Bay.

2011.256.022
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 10
1863

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1863. There are many photographs of soldiers, houses, camps, boats, weapons, and battlefields. The parts of the book are as follows: Chickamauga - The Bloodiest Conflict in the West; and Battles on the Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge.

2011.256.021
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 9
1863

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1863. There are many photographs of soldiers, sea battles, battlefields, forts, and camps. The parts of the book are as follows: Gettysburg; The High Tide of the Civil War; Fort Sumter Bombarded; and Charleston Besieged and Captured.

2011.256.020
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 8
1863

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1863. There are many photographs of soldiers, battlefields, camps, citadels, boats, and weapons. The parts of the book are as follows: Vicksburg and Port Hudson; Federal Successes in the West; and The Mississippi River at Last Controlled by the Federals.

2011.256.019
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 7
1862-1863

This book describes the Civil War in the years 1862 and 1863. There are many photographs of soldiers, battlefields, and houses. The different parts of the book are as follows: Fredericksburg - A New Leader and a Federal Disaster; and Chancellorsville - "Stonewall" Jackson's Last Battle.

2011.256.018
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 6
1862

This book describes the Civil War in the year 1862. There are many photographs of soldiers, camps, battlefields, and houses. The parts of the book are as follows: Antietam or Sharpsburg; Federal Troops Stop the Confederate Invasion of the North; Stone's River or Murfreesboro; and A Midwinter Combat in Tennessee.

2011.256.017
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 5
1862-1863

This book discusses the history of the Civil War in 1862. There are many photographs of soldiers, camps, battlefields, houses, and trains. The different parts of the book are as follows: The Battle of Cedar Mountain; General Pope's Advance Checked; The Second Battle of Bull Run; The South Again Victorious at Manassas.

2011.256.016
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 4
1862

This book describes the events during the Civil War in 1862. There are many different photographs of soldiers, camps, fleets, different types of transportation, and battlefields. The sections of the book are as follows: The Seven Days' Battles; The Confederate Capital Saved; Stuart's Raid; Oak Grove; Ellerson's Mill; Gaines' Mill' Savage's Station; Glendale, and Malvern Hill.

2011.256.015
2011.256
The Civil War Through the Camera, Part 3
1861-1862

This book has many different photographs taken during the Civil War. Photographs include soldiers, camps, and battlefields. The different parts of the book are as follows: The Monitor; Farragut Passing the New Orleans Forts; Fair Oaks; The Federal Army in Sight of Richmond; "Stonewall" Jackson in the Shenandoah; and Washington Alarmed.