FROM THE ARCHIVES: MONUMENTS ON THE MOVE: Part I The Egyptian Gateway
By Kathleen M. Fox, Volunteer Researcher, Mount Auburn Historical Collections People have been fascinated by how gigantic blocks of stone got moved ever since Stonehenge was discovered (built in 2500 B.C.), or the Egyptian pyramids (2550-2490 B.C.) or any number … Continue reading
Symbols and Meanings of Victorian Funerary Art Bibliography
An Invitation to Help Transcribe Our History — From Home!
Mount Auburn is pleased to announce an exciting new transcription project that welcomes your participation in making our history more accessible. The Cemetery’s Historical Collections & Archives staff have preserved our most significant archival documents, but many of these are … Continue reading
New Document Transcription Project: Starting to Use “FromThePage” Software
Welcome to Transcribing Mount Auburn! Our goal is to make the unique history of Mount Auburn Cemetery available to everyone, anywhere in the world. Delve into Mount Auburn’s founding records and help us transcribe handwritten letters and reports, many of … Continue reading