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 Printed Materials relating to Dorchester People

Brayley, Arthur W. Bakers and Baking in Massachusetts. Boston: The Master Bakers Association of Massachusetts, 1912. Includes notes on Otis Shepard, Horatio Shepard, Albert Shepard, David Smith, John Mitchell, C.J. Blankmeyer, Erhard Schatz, Anton Schatz, Frederick Porrmann, David M. Kasanoff, Frederick Kem, Herman Gustav Protze, John Robertson, Adam Hoffmann, Charles B. Lundquist, Charles E. Floerke, George Melle, Charles P. Schell, August Seidel.

Swift, Lindsay. Literary Landmarks of Boston: A Visitors Guide to Points of Literary Interest in and about Boston. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1903. Include notes on William Taylor Adams, Frederic Beecher Perkins, Charlotte Stetson, Edward Payson Jackson, Jefferson Lee Harbour and Maria Susanna Cummins.

Thornton, Tamara Plakins. Cultivating Gentlemen: the Meaning of Country Life among the Boston Elite, 1785-1865. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Includes notes on James Bowdoin, Samuel Downer, Cheever Newhall, John Welles and Marshall Pinckney Wilder.

William Taylor Adams (Oliver Optic)

Jones, Dolores Blythe. An "Oliver Optic" Checklist. An Annotated Catalog-index to the Series, Nonseries Stories, and Magazine Publiccations ... Westport, CT, 1985.

Kilgour, Raymond L. Lee and Shepard: Publishers for the People. The Shoe String Press, 1965.

Walther, Peter C. "Better Known as Oliver Optic." In Yellowback Library, Nov. 1989.

Robert Barnet

Barnet, Anne Alison. Extravaganza King. Robert Barnet and Boston Musical Theater. Boston, Northeastern University Press, 2004. Robert Barnet lived on Carruth Street.

Alice Stone Blackwell

Blackwell, Alice Stone. Growing Up in Bostons Gilded Age. Edited by Marlene Deahl Merrill. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

James Blake, 3rd
Bedini, Silvio A. "The History Corner: James Blake 3rd (1688-1751) The Poetic Surveyor of Dorchester, Part 1." in Professional Surveyor Archives 2003.

Edwin Booth

Winter, William. Life and Art of Edwin Booth. New York: Macmillan, 1893.

Karl R. Bossi

Just Call Me Moose! Growing Up Italian in America.

James Bowdoin

Kershaw, Gordon E. James Bowdoin: Patriot and Man of the Enlightenment. Brunwsick, ME: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1976.

Legacy of James Bowdoin III. Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1994.

Clapp Family

The Clapp Memorial. Record of the Clapp Family in America. Boston, 1876.

Rev. John Codman

Allen, William. Memoir of John Codman, D.D. By William Allen; with Reminiscences by Joshua Bates. Boston: T.R. Marvin and S.K. Whipple & Co., 1853.

Dyer, David. The Perfection of Christian Life in Heaven. Boston: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848.

Storrs, Richard Salter. Discourse Delivered in the Second Congregational Church, Dorchester, Ms., Monday, Dec. 27, 1847, at the Funeral of Rev. John Codman, Late Pastor of Said Church. 2d ed. Boston: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848.

Capt. John Codman
Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston. Boston: State Street Trust Company, 1919.

William C. Codman

Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston. Boston: State Street Trust Company, 1919.

Isaac Howe Davenport

Demarest, Thomas. "The Baylor Massacre -- Some Assorted Notes and Information." Published in Bergen County History 1971 Annual, Bergen County Historical Society, River Edge, NJ
Isaac Howe Davenport, a soldier from Dorchester was killed in the massacre.

James Davenport

Harris, Thaddeus Mason. Address at the Interment of R.W. James Davenport; July 17, 1824. By R.W. Thaddeus Mason Harris, D.D. To Which Is Added, A Memoir of His Services as a Soldier in the Revolutionary War, Extracted from his Journal. Boston: Published at the Christian Register Office. John B. Russell, printer, 1824.

Chansonetta Stanley Emmons

Documenting a Myth: the South as Seen by Three Women Photographers, Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, Doris Ulman ... Portland, OR: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, 1998.

Peladeau, Marius B. Chansonetta. The Life and Photographs of Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, 1858-1937. Waldoboro, ME, 1977.

Edward Everett

Centennial Anniversary of the Birth of Edward Everett, Celebrated by the Dorchester Historical Society, April 11th, 1894. Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1895.

Frothingham, Paul Revere. Edward Everett, Orator and Statesman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925.

Katula, Richard A. The Eloquence of Edward Everett: Americas Greatest Orator.

A Memorial of Edward Everett, from the City of Boston. Boston: City Council, 1865. Compiled by J.M. Bugbee, the Mayors Clerk under the Direction of a Committee of the City Council.

Hopestill Foster

Whitmore, William H. Descendants of Hopestill Foster of Dorchester, Mass., son of Richard Foster of Biddenden Co., Kent, and his wife Patience Biggs (widow Foster), the immigrant in 1635. Boston David Clapp & Son, 1898.

John Foster

Green, Samuel Abbot. John Foster; the Earliest American Engraver and the First Boston Printer. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1909.

Griffin, Gillett. "John Fosters Woodcut of Richard Mather". In Printing & Graphc Arts, 1958.

Frederick, Pauline

Elwood, Muriel. Pauline Frederick on and off the stage. Chicago: A. Kroch, 1940.

Nathaniel Hall

Memorial of the Rev. Nathaniel Hall, Late Pastor of the First Church in Dorchester, Mass. Boston: Ebenezer Clapp, Publisher, 1874.

Thaddeus Mason Harris

Frothingham, Nathaniel Langdon. Memoir of Rev. Thaddeus Mason Harris, D.D. Cambridge: Metcalf and Company, 1855.

Hall, Nathaniel. Address Delivered in the First Church, Dorchester, Thursday, April 7, 1842, at the Funeral of Rev. Thaddeus Mason Harris. Boston: B.H. Greene, 1842.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Ghost of Dr. Harris. A short story about an apparition in the Boston Athenaeum. See separate icon at the bottom of this page.

Huntoon, Benjamin. Eulogy, delivered by the Request of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, at the Funeral Services in Commemoration of Rev. and R.W. Thaddeus Mason Harris, D.D., and R.W. Brother Samuel Thaxter, at the Masonic Temple, May 45h, 1842. Boston; B.H. Greene, 1842.

Childe Hassam

Hiesinger, Ulrich W. Childe Hassam: American Impressionist. New York: Prestel-Verlag, 1994.

Hoopes, Donelson F. Childe Hassam. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1979.

John Hill

Bartlett, J. Gardner. John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., 1633, and five generations of his descendants; also ancestral lines of some families inter-married with his descendants ... Boston Lew C. Hill, 1904 Reprinted by Tuttle Antiquarian Books ca. 2000.

David Claypool Johnston

Johnson, Malcolm. David Claypool Johnston: American Graphic Humorist, 1798-1865. Boston, 1970.

Johnson, Malcolm. Great Locofoco Juggernaut, a New Console-a-tory Sub-treasury Rag-monster: a Cartoon Bank Note by D.C. Johnston. Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971.

Tatham, David. A Note about David Claypoole Johnston with a Check List of his Book Illustrations. Syracuse: Syracuse University, 1970.

David O.S. Lowell

Hale, Richard Walden. Tercentenary History of the Roxbury Latin School, 1645-1945. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1946

Russell, Francis. The Old Roxbury Latin School on Kearsarge Avenue from the Civil War to the Twenties. West Roxbury, 1970.

Richard Mather

Burg, B.R. Richard Mather of Dorchester. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1976.

Mather, Increase. Life and Death of that Reverend Man of God, Mr. Richard Mather, Teacher of the Church in Dorchester in New England. Bainbridge, NY: York Mail-Print, 1974.

Middlekauf, Robert. The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596-1728. New York: Oxford Unversity Press, 1971.

Tyler, Moses Coit. History of American Literature. New York:
G.P. Putnams Sons, 1878.

Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton

Pendleton, Emily. Philenia: the Life and Works of Sarah Wentworth Morton, 1759-1846. By Emily Pendleton and Milton Ellis. Orono, ME, 1931.

Winterich, John T. Early American Books & Printing. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935.

Pierce Family

Peirce, Frederick Clifton. Peirce Genealogy. Worcester: Press of Charles Hamilton, 1880.

Pierce, William Blake. My Ancestors in America. Chicago, 1864.

Silas S. Putnam

Greeley, Horace. Great Industries of the United States. Hartford: J.B. Burr & Hyde, 1872.

William James Rolfe

Bibliography of William James Rolfe. Compiled by Cambridge, MA, Public Library. Cambridge, 1907.


Fincher, Evelyn Davis. Spurr genealogy being 10 generations of the descendants of Robert Spurr who was in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1654 ... Burlington, VT Chedwato Service, 1966.

Charles Ellery Stedman

The Civil War Sketchbook of Charles Ellery Stedman, Surgeon, United States Navy. Biography and commentary by Jim Dan Hill. San Rafael, CA: Presidio Press, 1976.

Lucy Stone
Banks, Louis Albert. Lucy Stone: a Heroine of the Struggle for Human Rights, the Woman and her Work. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893.

Blackwell, Alice Stone. Lucy Stone: Pioneer of Womans Rights. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001.

Hays, Elinor Rice. Morning Star: Biography of Lucy Stone, 1818-1893. New York: Octagon Books, 1978.

Kerr, Andrea Moore. Lucy Stone: Speaking Out for Equality. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
Park, Maud Wood. Lucy Stone: a Chronicle Play. Boston: Walter H. Baker Company, 1938.

Stone, Lucy. Friends & Sisters. Letters between Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown Blackwell, 1846-93. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Stone, Lucy. Loving Warriors: Selected Letters of Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell, 1853 to 1893. New York: Dial Press, 1981.

Stone, Lucy. Soul Mates: the Oberlin Correspondence of Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown, 1846-1850. Oberlin: Oberlin College, 1983.

Peter Strickland.

Grant, Stephen. "Peter Strickland, Sea Captain from New London, First U.S. Consul to French West Africa, Agent in Transatlantic Trade." In Collections v. XI, 2003, Published by The University of Delaware Library Associates. 2003.

Grant, Stephen. Peter Strickland: New London Shipmaster, Boston Merchant, First Consul to Senegal.

Donna Summer.

Summer, Donna. Ordinary Girl: the Journey. New York: Villard, 2003.

Edmund Tarbell

Buckley, Laurene. Edmund C. Tarbell: Poet of Domesticity. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2001.

Olney, Susan Faxon. Two American Impressionists: Frank W. Benson and Edmund C. Tarbell. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, University Art Gallery, 1980.

Pierce, Patricia Jobe. Edmund C. Tarbell and the Boston School of Painting, (1889-1980). Hingham, MA, 1980.

Strickler, Susan. Impressionism Transformed: The Paintings of Edmund C. Tarbell. Manchester, NH: The Currier Gallery of Art, 2001.

Topliff Family

Bolton, Ethel Stanwood. Clement Topliff and His Descendants in Boston. 1906. Pages 29-31 "Hymn by Nathaniel Topliff Sung at Dedication of the First Church in Dorchester, December 2, 1816."

Trott family

The Trotts of Dorchester and Boston. Boston: Reprinted from the New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1889.

William Monroe Trotter

Fox, Stephen R. Guardian of Boston: William Monroe Trotter. New York, 1970.

Marshall Pinckney Wilder

Benson, Albert Emerson. History of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Norwood: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1929.

The Ghost of Dr. HarrisFrom Rovno to Dorchester
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Created: August 25, 2003   Modified: June 27, 2016