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The main index generally covers the years 1878-1937, although there are selected entries for earlier and later dates. Entries include obituaries, coverage of political events, speeches, dedications, visits of foreign dignitaries and general news events. The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Boston Journal, and Boston Transcript were indexed most consistently, although there are entries for other newspapers as well. A later index, covering the years 1960 to 1983, includes articles from the Boston Globe and Boston Herald which are primarily political or governmental in nature.
Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts has a collection of these historic documents.
Williams College: Free! Williamstown, MA Fourth of July Celebration
To celebrate Independence Day, the Chapin Library has been pleased to host readings of the Declaration of Independence, the British reply to the Declaration, and the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, by actors from the Williamstown Theatre Festival. In conjunction with this, the original copies of the founding documents are on view in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer Room 406).
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