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Arts and Culture (8 collections) CHC

Annie E. Fales Papers

Notebook and Oriels. Curriculum notes by long-time Westborough schoolteacher, Annie Fales.

Official collection name: Annie E. Fales Papers

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.035

Creator: Annie E. Fales

Date: ca. 1901-1960

Extent: 1.5 linear feet (one box)

Subject: Schools–Westborough (Mass.); Schools–Westborough (Mass.)–Periodicals

Photographer-in-Residence Photograph Collection

The Photographer-in-Residence program at the Westborough Public Library was created as part of the Westborough Center for History and Culture in 2018. Brandin Tumeinski served as the first Photographer-in-Residence from 2018-2019 and was succeeded by Adway Wadekar from 2019-2020.

Official collection name: Photographer-in-Residence Photograph Collection

Location: Digital Repository

Local identifier: LH.068

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2018 – present

Extent: N/A

Subject: Westborough (Mass.)–Pictorial works; Westborough (Mass.)–Social life and customs

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The Oriel

Run, with gaps, of The Oriel, Westborogh High School’s literary magazine.

Official collection name: The Oriel

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.043

Creator: Westborough High School

Date: ca. 1915-1953

Extent: 1.5 linear feet (one box)

Subject: Schools–Westborough (Mass.)–Periodicals

Westborough Arts and Culture Websites

Arts and culture organizational websites in Westborough, MA.

Official collection name: Westborough Arts and Culture Websites Collection

Local identifier: LH.081

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2018 – present

Subject: Arts & Humanities,  Arts,  Culture

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Westborough Foodways Websites Collection

Websites for restaurants, farm stands, farms, and other food-related organizations. See also the Westborough Menu Collection (LH.055).

Official collection name: Westborough Foodways Websites Collection

Local identifier: LH.073

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2018 – present

Subject: Society & Culture,  Restaurants,  Farms,  Bakeries,  Ice cream industry

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Westborough Menu Collection

A collection of menus from Westborough restaurants started by Anthony Vaver, Local History Librarian, in 2016. See also the Westborough Foodways Website Collection (LH.073).

Official collection name: Westborough Menu Collection

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.055

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2016-present

Extent: .25 linear feet

Subject: Restaurants–Westborough (Mass.)

Westborough Players’ Club

Three scrapbooks containing newspaper announcements and reviews of stage productions, playbills, and photographs of performances.

Official collection name: Westborough Players’ Club Records, 1937-1981

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.009

Creator: Westborough Players’ Club

Date: 1937-1981

Extent: 1 linear foot (3 binders)

Subject: Theater–Westborough (Mass.)–Societies, etc.

Westborough’s 300th Anniversary Celebration Records

Finding aid

The collection consists of some administrative planning documents relating to the Spring Festival Family Fun Day, and the rest are publications, handouts, posters, school projects, and other items relating to Westborough’s anniversary celebration.

Official collection name: Westborough’s 300th Anniversary Celebration Records

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.060

Creator: 300th Anniversary Committee and Westborough Public Library

Date: 2017

Extent: 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Subject: Local history–Westborough (Mass.); Westborough (Mass.)–Social life and customs; Celebrations–Westborough (Mass.)

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  • Archive-It (websites): coming soon!

Finding aid: Westborough 300th Anniversary Celebration Records 18-01-12