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Berkshire Athenaeum

The Berkshire Athenaeum is a public library (1872) based on a previously private athenaeum, and now at 1 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts in the...

Last Update: 2020-08-28T20:39:59Z Word Count : 589 Synonim Berkshire Athenaeum

Athenaeum

California, US Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, US Boston Athenæum, Boston, Massachusetts...

Last Update: 2021-02-11T10:19:34Z Word Count : 534 Synonim Athenaeum

Henry Murray

manuscripts and artifacts relating to Melville which he donated to the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Murray's Theory of Personality, also...

Last Update: 2021-01-24T11:53:49Z Word Count : 2575 Synonim Henry Murray

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

gilded-age Colonial Theatre, the Berkshire Museum, the Beacon Cinema (multi-plex), the Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Athenaeum, Wahconah Park and Hebert...

Last Update: 2021-03-24T07:59:03Z Word Count : 7013 Synonim Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Shakers

spirit communications still extant in collections now held by the Berkshire Athenaeum, Fruitlands Museums Library, Hamilton College Library, Hancock Shaker...

Last Update: 2021-04-01T23:23:36Z Word Count : 8690 Synonim Shakers

Amy Bess Miller

of the Berkshire Athenaeum, member of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and American Antiquarian Society, and trustee of Berkshire Medical...

Last Update: 2020-12-12T18:26:10Z Word Count : 896 Synonim Amy Bess Miller

Thomas Allen (representative)

at Washington University in St. Louis and in 1876 he donated the Berkshire Athenaeum to his hometown of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Allen was elected to...

Last Update: 2021-04-06T09:19:10Z Word Count : 485 Synonim Thomas Allen (representative)

Park Square Historic District (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)

faced it, including the Old Town Hall, the county courthouse, the Berkshire Athenaeum, and the First Church of Christ. In December 1991, the boundaries...

Last Update: 2021-03-30T09:17:23Z Word Count : 344 Synonim Park Square Historic District (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)

William Appleton Potter

(1871–1873) John C. Green School of Science, Princeton (1873–1875) (razed) Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (1874–1876) Belleville Avenue Congregational...

Last Update: 2021-01-31T07:32:55Z Word Count : 919 Synonim William Appleton Potter

Sarah Morewood

passages in Melville's surviving letters to her (available at the Berkshire Athenaeum), including his descriptions of Sarah as "Thou Lady of All Delight";...

Last Update: 2019-08-05T22:41:41Z Word Count : 1696 Synonim Sarah Morewood

Albert Bierstadt

1871, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury, Vermont 1874 – Giant Redwood Trees of California, c. 1874, oil on canvas, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield,...

Last Update: 2021-03-29T18:31:02Z Word Count : 2641 Synonim Albert Bierstadt

List of museums in Massachusetts

Berkshire Athenaeum Pittsfield Berkshire The Berkshires Library Library, literary, Herman Melville Collection Berkshire Museum Pittsfield Berkshire The...

Last Update: 2020-03-11T05:32:26Z Word Count : 688 Synonim List of museums in Massachusetts

Oratory School

near Reading, Berkshire London Oratory School Oratory Preparatory School, Summit, New Jersey Oratory Athenaeum for University Preparation, Pharr, Texas...

Last Update: 2019-06-21T00:11:25Z Word Count : 87 Synonim Oratory School

Uncle Beazley

of Uncle Beazley, were moved to Pittsfield's public library, the Berkshire Athenaeum. Goode, James M. (1974). Uncle Beazley. The Outdoor Sculpture of...

Last Update: 2021-01-12T23:24:31Z Word Count : 1910 Synonim Uncle Beazley

James Barker (judge)

of the Berkshire Life Insurance Co.; director of the Pittsfield National Bank and the Pontoosue Woolen Co.; president of the Berkshire Athenaeum (1903–05);...

Last Update: 2021-03-12T07:07:41Z Word Count : 643 Synonim James Barker (judge)

Dalton Collegians

The document was located in the city of Pittsfield's library, the Berkshire Athenaeum. The reference is contained in a 1791 Pittsfield bylaw, which states...

Last Update: 2019-09-28T19:01:48Z Word Count : 440 Synonim Dalton Collegians

Western Massachusetts Regional Library System

and service decisions. The Forbes Library in Northampton and the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield were also designated as regional libraries. Their roles...

Last Update: 2021-03-23T11:54:37Z Word Count : 2400 Synonim Western Massachusetts Regional Library System

Wollison–Shipton Building

the adjacent Academy of Music (burned 1912), the Berkshire County Courthouse, and the Berkshire Athenaeum, both prominent structures on Park Square. The...

Last Update: 2021-03-30T23:16:37Z Word Count : 415 Synonim Wollison–Shipton Building

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

several organisations. Officially founded in 1847 as part of the Glasgow Athenaeum, from an earlier Educational Association grouping, music and arts were...

Last Update: 2021-03-19T13:48:04Z Word Count : 1671 Synonim Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Isaac N. Youngs

Hymns, Improved by the Followers of Christ in his Second Appearing. Berkshire Athenaeum Local History Room, Pittsfield, MA, ms. V 289.8 Un3.3 v10. ––– Idle...

Last Update: 2021-03-03T16:05:13Z Word Count : 2408 Synonim Isaac N. Youngs

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Berkshire Athenaeum

The Berkshire Athenaeum is a public library (1872) based on a previously private athenaeum, and now at 1 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts in the Berkshires, United States. Like many New England libraries, the Berkshire Athenaeum started as a private organization. A private Public Library Association was founded in 1850. The name was later changed to the Berkshire Athenæum. Later still, Thomas F. Plunkett, Calvin Martin and Thomas Allen, were "instrumental in forming it into a free library." "In 1874, by means of a bequest from Phinehas Allen, and the gift of [the 1876] building from Thomas Allen, the Berkshire Athenaeum was placed upon a firm foundation." In 1903, the Berkshire Athenaeum assumed the responsibility for the newly created Berkshire Museum, and was both a public library and museum until the museum spun off in 1932. The Berkshire Athenaeum is now Pittsfield's public library and contains a collection of more than 150,000 items. The library's special collections on local history, genealogy, local author Herman Melville, and other Berkshire authors are some of the best in the northeast.


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