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The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw 2022 Clark University

The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw

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This essay details the history of the land and structures that occupy the property currently located at the corner of Hawthorne and Woodland Streets in Worcester, Mass. Covering over 300 years, it begins with the legacies of the Nipmuc and the early English colonialist settlers before moving into a discussion of Worcester's 19th Century industrialists and 20th Century acquisition by the University. The essay builds on extensive archival research using materials from both physical and digital collections such as atlases, censuses, biographies, directories, criticism, and more. To further develop the story of the English Department and its home, the ...


Captain Thomas Paine House: Vose Letter To Jamestown Town Clerk, August 17, 2001, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Vose Letter To Jamestown Town Clerk, August 17, 2001

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Letter written by S. Morton Vose, III inquiring about the date of purchase of Cajacet by his grandfather, Seth Morton Vose, Sr. Dated August 17, 2001. Attached are notes regarding purchase dates and owners of Cajacet.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker Letters To Ron Long, February - April 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker Letters To Ron Long, February - April 2003

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Anne Baker's letters to Ron Long concerning the history of the Thomas Paine House and Paine's will. Letters dated February 17, 2003, March 15, 2003, and April 1, 2003.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Correspondence From Baker To Mr. And Mrs. Parker, 1978-1979, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Correspondence From Baker To Mr. And Mrs. Parker, 1978-1979

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Anne Baker's letters to Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Parker concerning the renovations to Cajacet. Dated September 19, 1978 - May 21, 1979.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Horse Barn Plans, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Horse Barn Plans

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Drawn plans done by Anne Baker in 1979 for the Interior of the Horse Barn.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Interior Plan Drawings, 1978, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Interior Plan Drawings, 1978

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Interior plans drawn by Anne Baker in 1978 for the second floor, new bath and dressing room, design for pantry, and plans for the north and south kitchen walls.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker Report For Mr. And Mrs. Parker, August 10, 1978, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker Report For Mr. And Mrs. Parker, August 10, 1978

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August 10, 1978 report prepared for Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Parker that reflects Anne Baker's examination of the house as well as the value of the house as an historic site. Contains

  • Description of the house from its earliest structure through the 18th and 19th century renovations.
  • Comparison between Paine House and the Mott House
  • Baker's Historical recommendations
  • Structural survey of the Paine House
  • Cosmetic considerations


Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter From Baker To David Stern, July 28, 1978, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter From Baker To David Stern, July 28, 1978

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A letter written by Anne Baker to David Stern concerning her preliminary research on the Paine House. Written on July 28,1978,


Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter From Baker To David Stern, December 16, 1978, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter From Baker To David Stern, December 16, 1978

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Letter from Anne Baker to David Stern concerning the ongoing work on Cajacet (Paine House). Dated December 16, 1978.


Captain Thomas Paine House On Conanicut Island In Jamestown Rhode Island. Also Known As Cajacet, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House On Conanicut Island In Jamestown Rhode Island. Also Known As Cajacet

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The history and architectural significance of the Captain Thomas Paine House written from the notes of Anne W. Baker. Includes 6 drawings.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose Ii, April 8, 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose Ii, April 8, 2003

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Correspondence from Seth Morton Vose II to Anne Baker written on April 8, 2003 describing Vose's essay on the history of Cajacet.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's Letter To Ron Long, 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's Letter To Ron Long, 2003

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A series of letters written by Anne Baker to Ron Long concerning the history of Cajacet and Captain Paine. The letters are dated January 6, 2003, February 17, 2003, March 16, 2003, April 1, 2003 and May 3, 2003.

AW Baker Restorations was hired by Ron Long in 2003 to do an evaluation of Cajacet.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's 1978 Notes On Cajacet Findings And Repairs, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's 1978 Notes On Cajacet Findings And Repairs

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Mostly handwritten notes from Anne Baker concerning findings and repairs to Cajacet (Thomas Paine House) in 1978.


Captain Thomas Paine House: A Memoir Of Cajacet On Conanicut Island 1881-1945 By S. Morton Vose Ii, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: A Memoir Of Cajacet On Conanicut Island 1881-1945 By S. Morton Vose Ii

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A Memoir of Cajacet on Conanicut Island 1881-1945. Written by S. Morton Vose II. 57 pages. Memoirs begin in June 1999 and go through November 2001. Copy sent to Anne Baker along with Letters from Vose dated June 11, 2003 and June 13, 2003. See copies of these letters in documentation.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose Ii, June 11, 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose Ii, June 11, 2003

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June 11, 2003 letter from S. Morton Vose II noting that the name "Cajacet" was given to the farm by his grandfather, Seth Morton Vose, Sr. Vose Sr. said that it meant "old man's rest" in the Indian language. However, Vose II notes that he has never been able to confirm this translation.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose, June 13, 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Letter To Baker From S. Morton Vose, June 13, 2003

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Letter to Baker from S. Morton Vose II dated June 13, 2003. It accompanies a copy of memoirs which he sent to Baker.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Jamestown Historical Society Information, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Jamestown Historical Society Information

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Information on Cajacet/Paine House provided to Anne Baker by Mary Miner, Archivist at the Jamestown Historical Society. Dated July 9, 2003.

Contents include items relating to the property, information provided by Bill Burgin in October 2000, Mary's notes on the chain of owners of the Paine property, Mary Miner's article, Cajacet: A Treasure of a House written for the JHS Newsletter in September 1997.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Will Of Thomas Paine, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Will Of Thomas Paine

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Will of Thomas Paine. Jamestown Town Hall. Land Evidence. Volume 1. Pages 173-178. Includes an inventory of the estate of Captain Thomas Paine that was presented to Jamestown on May 11, 1715.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's Drawings And Notes On Frame And Floor Plans, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Baker's Drawings And Notes On Frame And Floor Plans

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Anne Baker's working floor plan and frame drawings. Some copies were made from Cady's original 1950 drawings and include notes written by Baker. Some drawings are dated 2003.


Captain Thomas Paine House: Correspondence With Claire Dempsey, April 30, 2003, 2022 Roger Williams University

Captain Thomas Paine House: Correspondence With Claire Dempsey, April 30, 2003

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Correspondence between Anne Baker and Claire Dempsey dated April 30, 2003 concerning the configuration of the Paine House as it was in 1717, whether or not it was a true stone-ender, an the restorations made to the house throughout the years.


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