Library of the LHC

Object ID Description
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.

2011.256.014
2011.256
The Massachusetts Register and United States Calendar; For the Year of Our Lord 1804, and Twenty-Eighth of American Independence
1804

This book contains information on eclipses, a calendar showing holidays and the phases of the moon, information on the state government of Massachusetts, different types of societies, banks, insurance companies, lawyers, justices of the peace, churches, ministers, military information, etc.

2011.256.013
2011.256
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1851
1849-1851

This book contains a calendar with the phases of the moon, a business directory, organizations in Boston, the financial situation of Boston, information about the state government, information on banks in New England, and events from 1849 to 1850. There is a map of Boston folded into this book.

2011.256.012
2011.256
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1847
1846-1847

This book contains a calendar with the phases of the moon, a listing of government officials and departments, a business directory, the history of 1846, and information on local events. There is a map of Boston folded into this book.

2011.256.011
2011.256
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1850
1849-1850

This book contains a calendar with the phases of the moon as well as information on the history of 1849, businesses in Boston, local events, government officials and departments, and eclipses. There is a map of New England folded in the book.

2011.256.010
2011.256
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1846
1844-1846

This almanac gives information on different Boston and Massachusetts government departments and officials, a history of the year 1845, and includes a calendar with the phases of the moon. It includes a business directory and a list of expenditures. There is a map of the railroads diverging from Boston folded in the book.

2011.256.009
2011.256
History of Lawrence Massachusetts
1629 - 1923

This book discusses many facets of the history of Lawrence, MA. Subjects include colonial settlers, roads, bridges, ferries, the building of the dam, industrial growth, and the development of different government departments, such as the fire department. The book has been signed by the author.

2011.256.008
2011.256
Tops
1842-1898

This book describes the history of the American worsted manufacture industry. It discusses the beginnings of the industry, how the material is processed, and how tops are sold. It also has information on the Arlington Mills property.

2011.245.048
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.

2011.237.001
2011.237
Generations of Style
1818-2003

A historical overview of the influential men's clothing company Brooks Brothers. The history of the label is discussed in depth, from its origins in early 19th century America to its international status as a fashion icon. Includes a richly illustrated history of the Brooks Brothers style since 1818.

2011.235.031
2011.235
First Steps in Harmony

Guide to first steps into making harmonized music with instruments.

2011.235.030
2011.235
30 Years 30 Hits

30 Years-30 Hits is a book full of music sheets of musical notes and lyrics that you can play and sing on the piano.

2011.235.026
2011.235
The World of Music

Collection of songs to be played at parades.

2011.235.025
2011.235
Rote Song Book

The first steps into into learning how to play music on any instrument.

2011.235.024
2011.235
Music in the Public Schools

Teaching children in Public Schools how to learn how to play music.

2011.235.023
2011.235
Let Music Ring!

A collection of songs and descriptions of each song and how to dance to them.

2011.235.022
2011.235
Mendelssohn's Four-Part Songs

Four Part Songs completed with both English and German words.

2011.235.020
2011.235
The Birds' Christmas Carol

A children's book on a story of a little girl named Carol at Christmas with her family.

2011.235.019
2011.235
Urbanography

This book contains a description of the heavens, and an atlas of the heavens is included.

2011.235.018
2011.235
Sequal To Easy Lessons

This book is about lessons in life. They're like old story telling.

2011.235.017
2011.235
The Improvement of the Mind

This book contains "useful knowledge" in religion, in the sciences, and in common life.

2011.235.016
2011.235
Fisk's Greek Grammar

This book contains the substance of the Greek syntax, and includes Greek exercises.

2011.235.015
2011.235
Orationes

Orationes in Catilinam ... Conspirators of Cicero. Edition, introduction and commentary by Auguste Haury.

2011.235.014
2011.235
Book of Martyrs

Book of Martyrs is the story of a history of lives that have suffered and had triumphant deaths . This book contains the latest periods of Pagan and persecution.

2011.235.013
2011.235
The Living World

A series of different varieties of animals, rodents, insects, plants and their frame and what their body is made out of.

2011.235.012
2011.235
The Sunshine School

The Sunshine School is a great children's book for those parent's that would like to teach their children about health. It contains practices, lessons, pictures, and stories that help reveal almost everything in the health field.

2011.235.011
2011.235
Gradual Lesson's in Grammar

Tips and Practices in learning the correct grammar when speaking English.

2011.235.010
2011.235
The Seasons

Series of short stories of all of the seasons.

2011.235.009
2011.235
Oliver's Manual of Thorough Base

Guide for playing the piano in many different ways.

2011.235.008
2011.235
Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World

Contains maps of the world, eight diagrammatic maps, and listings of towns of Canada, and towns of the United States, etc...

2011.235.007
2011.235
The Child's Scripture Question Book

Series of scriptures from the Holy Bible following questions and answers that children may/may not ask.

2011.235.006
2011.235
Selections From The Youth's Companion:

Contains information and pictures of Sea-Lions, One American Castle, a Salmon pool, Reindeer's, Seal islands, etc... in Alaska.

2011.235.005
2011.235
Welch's Improved American Arithmetic

Summary of Welch's Improved American Arithmetic helping one succeed in mathematics.

2011.235.004
2011.235
Longman's 'ship' Historical Re

Collection of stories from the English History.