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GM-10977-77

Essex Institute (Salem, MA 01970-3773)
Anne Farnam (Project Director: April 1977 to present)

Dr. Bentley's Salem: Diary of a Town

To utilize the Essex Institute's museum and library collections to document Salem during the period 1790-1820. The four volume diary of the Rev. William Bentley (1759-1819) with its minute observations of town life and development will provide the framework for the exhibit.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$8,644 (approved)
$8,644 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1977 – 11/30/1977