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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 191 191 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 47 47 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 29 29 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 24 24 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 11 11 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 7 7 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 5 5 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 5 5 Browse Search
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ed from the following table:— Years as Mayor.Born.Died.Native of. Occupation. James D. Green.1846-47, 1853, 1860-61.1798.1882.Maiden, Mass. Clergyman. Sidney Willard.1848-49-50.1780.1856.Beverly, Mass. Professor. George Stevens.1851-52.1803.1894.Norway, Maine. Manufacturer. Abraham Edwards.1854.1797.1870.Boston, Mass. Lawyer. Zebina L. Raymond.1855-1864.1804.1872.Shutesbury, Mass. Merchant. John Sargent.1856-57-58-59.1799.1880. Hillsboroa, N. H. Chas. Theo. Russell.1861-621815.1896. 1881-82-83-84.1827.Boston, Mass. Lawyer. William E. Russell.1885-86-87-88.1857.Cambridge, Mass. Lawyer. Henry H. Gilmore.1889-90.1832.1891.Warner, N. H. Manufacturer. Alpheus B. Alger.1891-92.1854.1895.Lowell, Mass. Lawyer. Wm. A. Bancroft.1893-94-95-96.1855.Groton, Mass. Lawyer. From the above it will be seen that all of our mayors have been New England men, and that of the entire number sixteen were born in Massachusetts. Two of the number were born in Cambridge, and five were Boston b
ple, and so forth, the same state of things has come to obtain. Those hateful lines, also, of local jealousy or antagonism between the original nuclei of the city, East Cambridge, Cambridgeport, North Cambridge, and Old Cambridge, have been largely obliterated, so that we have become one people. This has been the outcome of that great price of agitation and of united toil whereby we have obtained our newer freedom. Father Scully put it right, in a meeting to open the no-license campaign of 1894, when he stood up and said: The saloon seems to have been among us to keep us by the ears one against another. We Catholics did not like you Protestants, and you Protestants did not like us Catholics. But now that the saloon is gone, we love one another, and are nobly helpful one toward another. And when the Catholic bell of St. Mary's leads off, and the Trinitarian bell of Prospect Street, and the Unitarian bell of Austin Street follow after it in that threefold chiming which, each electi
od morals prevail, while at the same time manufacturers will find it for their interest to locate here where the land is reasonable, and moderate in price, the water rates low, and the facilities for doing business excellent. The water-works have, since the city purchased them, been managed by a Water Board, composed at first of the mayor (who then presided over the board of aldermen), and president of the common council ex officio, and five citizens, chosen one from each ward. Since the revised charter was adopted, the Water Board consists of the five citizens only, who have always served the city with no compensation, except the consciousness of serving the public in one of its most important departments. Editor's note.—The above account of the water system of Cambridge cannot be considered complete without the additional statement that Mr. Kingsley was himself a member of the Water Board from 1865 to 1894, and that for fourteen years of that time he served as its president
retaining the name seems unlikely to present equal attractions for the more valuable store purposes. The business blocks recently built by F. A. Kennedy, A. P. Morse, G. K. Southwick, C. B. Moller, and H. Fitzgerald on Massachusetts Avenue are a credit to the city, and are doubtless only the forerunners of others of like character in this neighborhood. In Harvard Square, another business centre, fewer recent improvements have been made, but the widening of Harvard Street at this point in 1894, and the further contemplated widening the present year between Dunster and Boylston Streets,—of the latter street its entire length,—will stimulate improvements in the business accommodations of this locality. In no part of the city has more ample and excellent provision for existing needs of the mercantile interests been made than in North Cambridge above Porter's Station, where the Henderson, Odd Fellows, and other fine blocks have lately been built. On Cambridge Street considerable
ands in Cambridge, Boston, and neighboring towns, amount to nearly seven hundred acres. The buildings owned by the university and occupied for its purposes are more than sixty: of the principal buildings fifteen are dormitories; thirty-five are variously used as lecture-rooms, offices, observatories, laboratories, museums, libraries, dining-halls, and buildings devoted to athletic purposes. From its invested funds, tuition-fees, rents, and other sources of income, the university received, in 1894-95, one million eighty-four thousand and ninety dollars, of which fully ninety thousand dollars was awarded to meritorious students in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and various other aids. Such is the outward, the physical Harvard. More important, however, than the outward showing of a college is the spirit which animates its students. Unthinking men have long misunderstood the spirit of Harvard, perhaps because at Cambridge men do not talk much of spirit; they know that talk me
ircumstances, that Radcliffe was the name which the bride of Mr. Moulson had borne before her marriage, and therefore it was chosen for the new college. It was in 1894 that the legislature of Massachusetts passed an act establishing Radcliffe College, giving it wide powers in connection with Harvard College, the president and fel3,064.00 1888-8911515,460.0014,575.00 1889-9014220,018.3218,925.00 1890-9117425,035.0021,700.00 1891-9224134,010.0027,686.00 1892-9326337,240.0031,929.00 1893-9425542,845.0034,112.50 1894-9528449,626.8347,667.00 In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, speaks of the enviable position of wom1894-9528449,626.8347,667.00 In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, speaks of the enviable position of women among us, and adds that she missed the feeble health with which they are so widely credited in Germany. I may safely assert, she continues, that among these college students were the healthiest women, both physically and mentally, that I have ever met. This emphatic testimony is supported by the experience of Radcliffe Colleg
wenty to thirty pupil teachers, graduates of normal schools, and others of equivalent previous training, who are paid humble salaries, and who, as they prove their ability to do creditable work, are put into the schools of the city as substitutes or regular teachers. Mr. Cogswell has arranged an ingenious plan, under which capable pupils may regularly, and in classes, complete the six years course of the grammar schools in five years, and even in four. The report of the superintendent for 1894 shows that, of 563 graduates of the grammar schools, ten per cent. completed the course in four years, thirty-two per cent. in five years, forty-two per cent. in six years, and sixteen per cent. in seven or more years. The saving in time and money, both to the city and to the pupil, in this individual shortening of the course is much in its favor. Moreover, it is better intellectually and morally that one should work somewhere near his capacity for four years than dawdle along in the rear o
reparation characterized not so much by high marks on the entrance examinations as by excellent continuous work during the college course, and by high standing at the end of it,—as is shown by the uniform record of its graduates, and by the voluntary testimony of college patrons, who are best qualified to judge. A school that fulfills this function is obviously capable of giving an excellent education to boys who do not go to college. The present school building was built in the summer of 1894, under the supervision of the owners from their own plans, and is therefore specially adapted to their particular needs. The rooms are large and high, finished in natural ash throughout, and the walls are tinted a soft buff. The windows were constructed on the principle that it is easier to keep light out when it is excessive, than to get it in when it is deficient. The heating and ventilating is of the most approved kind,—a gravity system, with indirect radiation. An upward current is es
e of holding eighty-five thousand volumes, a reading-room measuring sixty by twenty feet, a delivery-room, and a suite of rooms for the preservation of the works of Cambridge authors and artists and other memorials of the history of the city. In 1894 a new wing was added, which provides a reading-room for children, a catalogue-room and librarian's room, and on the second floor a trustees' room and a large room which is to be used as a reference library of American history. In the general re are given in the annual reports of the trustees. This imperfect sketch of the history and work of the library must not close without a brief tribute to the memory of Miss Almira L. Hayward, who was its librarian for twenty years (from 1874 to 1894); and for this I cannot do better than to quote a few sentences from the minute entered by the trustees on their records, to express their grateful appreciation of her services: She was in many respects a remarkable woman. Her conscientious self-
corner-stone of this edifice was laid, the construction having been placed in charge of the Rev. Robert P. Stack, of Watertown. This church is not yet completed, though services have been held there since January 1, 1894. After the decease of Father Stack, the Rev. Thomas W. Coughlin was appointed its pastor, and a parish was created January 1, 1896. Capacity, five hundred. Catholic population of parish, seven hundred and fifty. The Catholic Union. The Catholic Union was founded in 1894; its purpose is literary and social, and to improve the Catholic people of Cambridge. It has a membership of two hundred and fourteen, and during the winter lectures on Catholic subjects are given, and they are open to the public. Edmund Reardon is president, and William M. Wadden recording secretary. Temperance and charitable societies. Each of the several Catholic parishes in Cambridge has a temperance society, and also a branch of the society of Saint Vincent de Paul for the relief
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