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Business and Industry (6 collections) CHC

Bay State Abrasive Products Company Records

A full run of the Bay State News, an employee newsletter for the Bay State Abrasive Products Co. , from 1944 – 1987. The newsletter contains information about the history of the company and the people who used to work there. Also included in the collection is a run of the “Blotter” newsletter and service award pictures.

Official collection name: Bay State Abrasive Products Company Records

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.046

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 1944 – 1987

Extent: 2.5 linear feet (21 bound volumes plus one box)

Subject: Industries–Westborough (Mass.); Business enterprises–Westborough (Mass.)


Fay Photograph Collection

Color photographs of the former Lyman School property, Bay State property, and Westborough’s 275th anniversary celebration and parade.

Official collection name: Charles Fay Collection of Westborough Photographs, ca. 1992

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.028

Creator: Charles Fay

Date: ca. 1992

Extent: One photo album

Subject: Westborough (Mass.)–Pictorial works; Celebrations–Westborough (Mass.)

Nathan Fisher Ledger

Ledger book for Nathan Fisher.

Official collection name: Nathan Fisher Ledger

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.031

Creator: Nathan Fisher

Date: 1832-1833

Extent: One ledger

Subject: Accounts

Westborough Directories

Various published directories for Westborough, covering various years.

Official collection name: Westborough Directories, 1873-1995

Location: Wood shelving

Local identifier: LH.052

Creator: Various

Date: 1873-1995 (with gaps)

Extent: .5 linear feet

Subject: Westborough (Mass.)–Directories

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.)