COLLECTION GUIDES

1863-2001

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The Globe Newspaper Co. records are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is PARTIALLY PROCESSED.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of papers collected by the Taylor family, the founders of the Globe Newspaper Co., mostly genealogical materials on the Taylor, Crehore, and related families. Includes items of Edith Crehore, Charles H. Taylor, W. Davis Taylor, and William O. Taylor. There are some records of the Globe Newspaper Co., publishers of the Boston Globe, including financial papers (1882-1921), scrapbooks and materials for a history of the newspaper by Willard de Lue; photographs, and some papers of the Globe Charitable Trust, Boston Globe Foundation, and the Globe Voting Trust. Also, a record book of the Hour Glass Club of Boston, Massachusetts, 1926-75; and a scrapbook of the 1872 baseball season kept by George Wright.

Acquisition Information

Gift of William O. Taylor, Sept. 2003, with additions related to the Globe Voting Trust, June 2004 and May 2005; and the estate of Charles H. Taylor, Aug. 2004.

Restrictions on Access

The Globe Newspaper Co. records are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is PARTIALLY PROCESSED.

Summary Description of the Collection

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"Edith Crehore's Genealogy 'Working-Book'"
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"Edith Crehore's Record-Book to be filled in from her 'Working-Book'"
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8 vols. of Moseley/Taylor/Crehore family records
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"Family of Pierce," typescript genealogy
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New England Library of Genealogy and Personal History... (Boston, 1902)
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"The Taylor Book," typescript family history
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Four modern copy photos of a Buzzard's Bay house
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Small notebook, pressroom info., 1928-45
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Scrapbook, 1872 baseball season, kept by George Wright
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Records of the Hour Glass Club of Boston, Massachusetts, 1926-75
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Memorial Tributes to Eben D. Jordan (Boston 1896)
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Souvenir Portfolio of the Boston Globe (Boston 1899)
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2 vols. of "Materials for a History of the Boston Globe," by Willard de Lue, 1957-59, typescript
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Scrapbook on Boston Globe, 1886-91
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Pamphlet with releases from Associated Newspapers, on golfing tips, 1919
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Sphinx Club (New York, 1910)
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Photos: "Opening Nite Party for New Blgn May 1958"
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Landmarks "in the Old Bay State" by William R. Comer (1911)
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Boston Globe Atlas, Almanac and Cyclopedia for 1896(4 copies)
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"Boston Press Club to Col. Charles Taylor," resolutions from the club on his retirement as president
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"Index to Photographs," typed
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Photograph to Bill Taylor from Daniel Arnold

Three files of photos:

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"General Taylor's Contemporaries" (7 images)
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"Charles Taylor images" (16 images)
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"WOT" (21 images)
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Boston Globe 125th anniversary edition; souvenir edition, 12 May 1958
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New Printer and Lithographer (June 1958), offprint
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Boston Globe issues, 10 Nov. 1891 and 2 Feb. 1979
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MHS Proceedings, Vol. 89 (1977)
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W.O. Taylor, certificate from Harvard, 31 May 1999
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Photomechanical of Globe bldg. with crowd in front
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Letter, Duke to Pop, 6 Dec. 1977
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Letter, May to Aunt Edith, n.d. (ca. 1900)
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Pamphlet, Genealogy of the Crehore Family (1887)
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Scrapbook pages of mss., clippings, etc.26 pp, 2-sided
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Papers re: W. Davis Taylor's retirement, 1982
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3 files of "Willard de Lue Historical Material," 1847-1921
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File of "Buzzards Bay (Beachmoor) Estate of Charles H. Taylor, William O. Taylor et al. Correspondence"
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File of "Taylor Family - Yachts and Misc."
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Misc. loose papers:

Taylor memorial stained glass window; 38th Mass. Regiment dinner, letter and photo; 1908 Associated Press/American Newspaper Association, join banquet; photomechanicals of Buzzards Bay houses; Taylor Scholars program memorandum, 1991; Globe Charitable Trust/Boston Globe Foundation materials; blueprint plan of West Port Hudson, 1863

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Additions to collection:

File of financial papers of the Globe Newspaper Co., 1882-1921. Includes abstracts of earnings and expenses, 1882-95; balance sheets, 1895; comparative financial statements, 1894 and '95; trial balances, 1895; abstracts of Certificates of Condition, 1894 and '95; and corresp. re: stock holdings, 1902-21.

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Additions to collection:

Material related to the estate of Charles H. Taylor, including legal documents and two copies of Last Will and Testament of Charles H. Taylor Dated August 5, 1918.

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Additions to collection:

Papers related to the Globe Voting Trust, from its formation in 1954, until its merger with the New York Times Co. in 1993, ca. 1954-2001.

Preferred Citation

Globe Newspaper Co. records, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Crehore family--Genealogy.
Taylor family--Genealogy.
Crehore, Edith.
De Lue, Willard.
Taylor, Charles Henry, 1867-1941.
Taylor, William Davis, 1908-2002.
Taylor, William Osgood, 1932-2011.
Wright, George.
Crehore family.
Taylor family.

Organizations:

Boston Globe Foundation.
Globe Charitable Trust.
Hour Glass Club (Boston, Mass).

Subjects:

Newspaper publishing--Massachusetts--Boston.

Titles:

Boston Globe.