Collections Transcription Project Awarded NEH CARES Grant
We are pleased to announce that the Friends of Mount Auburn has been awarded an NEH CARES Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support our Historical Collections & Archives staff and their new crowdsourcing initiative to transcribe … Continue reading
A Work of Art Repaired: The Fagnani Monument
If you visit Greenbriar Path this summer, you can now enjoy one of our latest preservation successes: the beautiful floral-shaped monument to Beatrice Fagnani (1855-1857) has been repaired after breaking in half two years ago. Carved in 1857 by Italian … Continue reading
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