The first commander-in-chief of the Patriot forces.
This collection provides online access to over 6,000 images of the house, furnishings, manuscripts, photographs and related published sources.
The General Artemas Ward House in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, was the home of General Artemas Ward, first commander-in-chief of the Patriot forces. The house was given to Harvard University in 1925 and Harvard currently operates the house as a historic house museum.
ACCESSING THESE MATERIALS
For a complete list of items from the following series, see the Artemas Ward House and Ward family papers digital collection, 1724-1933 finding aid:
- I. A selection of Ward Family Papers from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society Manuscripts Department;
- II. Manuscript materials from the General Artemas Ward House Museum;
- III. Historical photographs and prints from the General Artemas Ward House Museum;
- IV. Typed manuscript from the Ward family, 1946.
All digitized items from this finding aid are included in this collection.