The Coppola Collection inventory project has been funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 8: Social Organizations
Sub-Series 1: Douglas Historical Society, Inc.

Box #

Folder #

Collection #

Description

4

1

2018.01.09.01.01

By–Laws of Douglas Historical Society, Inc., Amended November 30, 1988

4

1

2018.01.08.01.02

n.d. – History of the E.N. Jenckes Store, including lay–out and explanation of items in the store

4

1

2018.01.08.01.03

Blank Letterhead and Envelope of the Douglas Historical Society, Inc.

4

1

2018.01.08.01.04

Stickers of the Douglas Historical Society, Inc. Logo

4

1

2018.01.08.01.05

n.d. – Picture of the E.N. Jenckes Store
Handwritten on the back – “E. Douglas answer to: ‘L’hermitage’”

4

2

2018.01.08.01.06

Douglas Historical Society Christmas Programs – 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978, and 1984

4

2

2018.01.08.01.07

Coppola, Anthony H. “Christmas of Yesteryear.” December 7, 1971.

4

3

2018.01.08.01.08

April 1982 – Letter to members from Merritt Tetreault (President) regarding the program and meeting schedule for the society

4

3

2018.01.08.01.09

ca. 1982 – Anthony Coppola’s speech for the 10th Anniversary, “Birthday Party,” of the store. Includes history of the society and ‘Unusual and Humorous Incidents and Events.’

4

4

2018.01.08.01.10

Handwritten Notes regarding program “Douglas Night, October 29, 1986.”

4

5

2018.01.08.01.11

Douglas Historical Society, Inc. – Miscellaneous program fliers and newsletters

4

6

2018.01.08.01.12

Newsletters of the Douglas Historical Society, 1975-1999

4

7

2018.01.08.01.13

Newspaper Articles regarding the Douglas Historical Society

4

8

2018.01.08.01.14

Coppola, Anthony H. “Douglas Historical Society, Inc. Building Needs Plan.”  May 23, 1983.

4

9

2018.01.08.01.15

1986 – Correspondence, Plans, Pictures, and Notes regarding the National Register Nomination for the E.N. Jenckes Store.

4

10

2018.01.08.01.16

January 21, 1998 – Materials relating to the “Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund Check Presentation Ceremony.”

4

11

2018.01.08.01.17

Marsh, Lucius J. “Historical Facts About Douglas.”  n.d.

4

11

2018.01.08.01.18

n.d. – Historical Facts about various locations around Douglas, Mass.

4

12

2018.01.08.01.19

1975 – Biography about Edward N. Jeckes written by E. Mialma Jenckes

4

12

2018.01.08.01.20

November 5, 1976 – Letter from E. Mialma Jenckes to Charlotte Coppola

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 8: Social Organizations
Sub-Series 2: Douglas Historic Committee

Box #

Folder #

Collection #

Description

5

1

2018.01.08.02.01

December 29, 1972 – Letter from the Douglas Board of Selectmen appointing Miss Jennie Holbrook as a member of the Douglas Historical Study Committee.
Includes envelope 

5

1

2018.01.08.02.02

February 1, 1973 – Historic District Study Committee Meeting Minutes
Incomplete

5

1

2018.01.08.02.03

February 15, 1973 – Letter from Paul D. Manning, III (Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, Principal Regional Planner) to Merritt D. Tetreault (Douglas Historic District Study Committee, Chairman) regarding the Preliminary Draft of Historic District By–Law for Consideration and Comment

5

1

2018.01.08.02.04

February 15, 1973 – Proposed Douglas Historic District

5

1

2018.01.08.02.05

February 19 & 26, 1973 – Correspondence between Leonard W. Rowley (resident of Douglas) and Jennie Holbrook (Douglas Historic Study Committee) regarding a home in the vicinity of the Jenckes Store.

5

1

2018.01.08.02.06

June 4, [1975] – Meeting notice for the Historic District Study Committee

5

1

2018.01.08.02.07

n.d. – Handwritten notes that appear to be the ByLaws of the Douglas Historic Study Committee

5

1

2018.01.08.02.08

n.d. – handwritten notes from the Douglas Historic Study Committee

5

2

2018.01.08.02.09

Massachusetts Historical Commission. Procedures manual for an inventory of the historical assets of the commonwealth, part I, sites and structures. June 1966, Boston MA: Massachusetts Historical Commission.

5

2

2018.01.08.02.10

Massachusetts Historical Commission. Guidelines for establishment of historic districts. April 1974 (Reprinted), Boston MA: Massachusetts Historical Commission.

5

3

2018.01.08.02.11

1870 – Map of East Douglas, Town of Douglas and Uxbridge Centerville Wheelockville, Town of Uxbridge [Massachusetts].

5

3

2018.01.08.02.12

1870 – Map of Douglas, [Massachusetts].

5

3

2018.01.08.02.13

Marsh, Lucius J. Historical facts about Douglas. ca. 1968, Douglas, MA: Douglas Historical Society.

5

3

2018.01.08.02.14

Handwritten and typed notes about multiple locations in East Douglas, MA. These notes are taken from Lucius J. Marsh’s History of Douglas, April 15, 1971

5

4

2018.01.08.02.15

December 11, 1970 – Preliminary report of the Northborough Historic District Study Committee.

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 8: Social Organizations
Sub-Series 3: Miscellaneous Organizations

Box #

Folder #

Collection #

Description

5

1

2018.01.08.03.01

Program – “Worcester County Extension Service: Annual Leader’s Recognition Day, May 18, 1976, Second Congregational Church, Main St., East Douglas.”

5

2

2018.01.08.03.02

Coppola, Anthony H. “History of the Mumford River Lodge A.F. and A.M. building, dedicated to the Lodge in honor of its 100th anniversary.”  October 26, 1977
     ~ Includes two copies

5

2

2018.01.08.03.03

Handwritten copy: Coppola, Anthony H. “History of the Mumford River Lodge A.F. and A.M. building, dedicated to the Lodge in honor of its 100th anniversary.”  October 26, 1977

5

3

2018.01.08.03.04

2 Programs – “Dead Men Don’t Need Dress Rehearsals” presented by the Pickwick Players. November 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th at 7 p.m., November 22nd and 29th at 4 p.m., 1998. Fish & Game Club, Church Street, Douglas, MA.

5

4

2018.01.08.03.05

Press Release – “Pickwick Players to present Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, a play by Jack Neary, based on the classic Arabian Nights Tale,” June 16, 1999.

5

5

2018.01.08.03.06

3 Programs – “You Can’t Get There From Here” presented by the Pickwick Players. June 9, 10, 17 and 18th, 2000, Performances at 8 p.m. Fish & Game Club, Church Street, Douglas, Mass.

5

6

2018.01.08.03.07

Social Organizations – clippings and notes, 1869-1910, 1977