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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), chapter 11 (search)
Some cambridge landmarks: the Peabody Museum. The Agassiz Museum. Harvard Observatory. The Botanic Garden. Clark's Observatory. Miss Henrietta S. Leavitt. The Peabody Museum. In one of the quietest corners of quiet old Cambridge, on shady Divinity avenue, stand the two wings of what some day will be the great Harvard University museum. The Peabody Museum, and, farther up the street the Agassiz Museum, popularly so called, have now been standing for many years. At the rear of each, additions are occasionally built on, until now any passerby can see that the ultimate design is to unite the two museums in one great building. The Peabody Museum may be called the laboratory of a new science. There is a sense in which all our modern science is new, yet most of the sciences have been pursued with some success since the Middle Ages. The study of anthropology in its different branches, however, was scarcely thought of until this century. History was a record of wars and