Rindge collection, 1883-2000 (Archival material, 1883) [WorldCat.org]
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Rindge collection, 1883-2000

Author: Frederick Hastings Rindge
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, photographs, financial records, architectural drawings, and other materials, chiefly relating to Rindge's endeavors on the East Coast, such as his major donations to the City of Cambridge, Mass., local churches, and his involvement with American University in Washington, D.C.
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Genre/Form: Architectural drawings
Letter books
Photographs
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: G H Cheney; William I Parker; Francis J Parker; Harry Ellis; G H Cheney; Harry Ellis; Francis J Parker; William I Parker
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Hastings Rindge
OCLC Number: 70973442
Description: 15 linear ft

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Correspondence, photographs, financial records, architectural drawings, and other materials, chiefly relating to Rindge's endeavors on the East Coast, such as his major donations to the City of Cambridge, Mass., local churches, and his involvement with American University in Washington, D.C.

Includes some business records and photographs of family owned textile mills including Clarendon Mills (West Boylston, Mass.), Cocheco Mills (Rochester, N.H.), Gonic Manufacturing Company (Gonic, N.H.), Monadnock Mills (Claremont, N.H.), Sanford Mills (Sanford, Me.), and Sterling Mills (Sterling, Mass. or Conn.?); letters to Rindge from G.H. Cheney, Methodist clergyman, relating to Rindge's involvement in the building of the Harvard-Epworth Church in Cambridge; and payment vouchers for the Cambridge Public Library and letters and plans for a bell tower next to the library (never built).

Also includes correspondence letter books, chiefly letters from William I. Parker or Francis J. Parker, Rindge's business managers, detailing local business transactions; pamphlets and annual reports from various local schools and charities; architectural drawings of the library, city hall, Cambridge Manual Training School, and other buildings; copies of his self-published religious or meditative books; and materials regarding Cambridge Manual Training School and its camp which Rindge founded, chiefly letters from Harry Ellis, first superintendent of the school, detailing daily routines and special events.

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