2010 Oct. 14
New Salem (Mass.) - Stories of Norman Cogswell's days at New Salem Academy, shared by his wife, Hilda Cogswell. These stories include the time Norman and Joseph "Joe" E. Laramie, Jr. placed pebbles in the hubcaps of J. Carroll Hawkes' car, a going away party hosted by Norman, Joe, and Richard "Dick" Carey's parents when they joined the navy together, and a pet monkey adopted by Norman and Dick when they joined the Seabee... more
New Salem (Mass.) - School portrait of Stowell, in suit and tie.
Brown, George A.
New Salem (Mass.) - Index to the New Salem Academy Reunion Banner from 1888 to 1950 compiled by George A. Brown. First page includes a key to symbols included in the index.
2010 Apr. 15
New Salem (Mass.) - Notes describing Sally (Clark) Wilder's participation in more than one class at New Salem Academy. She joined the class of 1957 after moving to Wendell, left the class after deciding to marry Josiah Milton Wilder, then returned to the school and graduated with the class of 1964.
2011 Oct. 5
New Salem (Mass.) - Former New Salem Academy students stand behind a table displaying a collection of letters describing the events during and immediately after the 1938 hurricane in New Salem. From left to right: Eleanor (Mealand) McGinnis, class of 1957, Paul O. McGinnis, class of 1949, Rita Little, Claude Little, class of 1958, Norma Little, and Clyde Little, class of 1957.
1953 Aug. 1
New Salem (Mass.) - Cheviot sheep.
2010 Sept. 17
Fellows, Warren E.
New Salem (Mass.) - Warren Fellows, class of 1955, writes Eleanor and Paul McGinnis to share a story about a day when he left Mr. Larson's class after being denied permission and was kept after class until all of the buses had left, leaving him to walk to Warwick from New Salem Academy. Included with the original letter is a typed copy with additional notes about Fellows and Larson.
2012 Jan. 3
New Salem (Mass.) - A collection of brief stories from students and teachers of New Salem Academy. These memories include topics such as traveling to school, weekend jobs, school events (dinners, trips, musicals, sporting events), graduation ceremonies, recreational activities, favorite teachers, and military draft and service. People providing stories include: Harold Cromwell, Gertrude (Coughlin) Welcome, Doris (Powling... more
2009 Mar. 4
New Salem (Mass.) - Notes describing Charles Skerrry's days in the Agricultural/Shop at New Salem Academy. Includes a story about an unidentified student locking teacher Stuart Gunn in the shop storage room. Also includes information about the building of the Pole Barn located behind the R. Arthur Lundgren Annex, a project the Aggie/Shop boys helped with. It is noted that Paul Wilbur, Charles Skerry, and Walter Carey wer... more
2009 Feb. 2
Taylor, Arthur L.
New Salem (Mass.) - Arthur L. Taylor, class of 1954, writes Eleanor McGinnis to share his story about his days as a student at New Salem Academy. He also reflects on what his life was like after graduating from the academy, when he received his Doctor of Divinity degree from Bates College, preached in several churches, worked for P. T. L. television network, worked as a fork lift operator, and retired to a small farm in ... more