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Record 326/746
Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder: CARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, and the East Lexington Branch library at 735 Massachusetts Avenue

Negatives and photographs show the main library of the Town of Lexington, at 1874 Massachusetts Avenue and Clarke Street, the site which it still occupies.

Dedicated on July 16, 1906, the building was the gift of Miss Alice Butler Cary in honor of her foster mother, Mrs. Maria Hastings Cary. It has been renovated several times, most recently during 1999-2004.

4 photos, 3 of site of future library in 1928.
One photo of dedication of Cary Memorial Library on July 16, 1906, showing town dignitaries in front of the building, including members of library staff. Identified on the reverse.
6 negatives
2 sets negative strips, undated, labelled 1, 2

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Year Range from 1906
Year range to 1927
Object ID Worthen.19.117
Object Name Folder, File
People Cary, Maria Hastings
Cary, Alice Butler
Search Terms Lexington Center
Massachusetts Avenue #1874, Cary Memorial Library
Cary Memorial Library, Massachusetts Avenue #1874
Massachusetts Avenue #735, Cary Memorial Library - East Branch
Cary Memorial Library - East Branch, Massachusetts Avenue #735
Subjects Buildings
Town buildings
Town departments
Town life
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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Last modified on: March 22, 2016