Boston Marine Museum
The Boston Marine Museum (1909-1947) in Boston, Massachusetts, specialized in maritime history. Its collections were displayed in the Old State House in rooms borrowed from the Bostonian Society. Among the objects in the museum were figureheads; model ships; "whaling implements, ... prints and pictures;" manuscripts;[nb 1]publications;[nb 2] and "curios and relics of the seafaring life of New England." Leaders of the museum included John Templeman Coolidge, Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr., and Robert B. Smith. In 1947 the museum merged into the Bostonian Society.
- Proceedings of the Bostonian Society, Annual Meeting, 1911
- Edwin M. Bacon (1916), Book of Boston
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- Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 54, 1920
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- Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 54, 1921
- Harvard Graduates' Magazine, 18, 1910
- Edward W. Forbes (June 1946), "John Templeman Coolidge: 1856-1945", Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, 44 (256)
- David A. Wasson (January 27, 1915), "The Silent Pilots", The Outlook
- "Marine Museum records, 1909-1948". Catalog. Bostonian Society.
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