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New online exhibit: New England Almanacs!

Tisch has a new online exhibit highlighting 18th and 19th century New England almanacs from our Special Collections. The almanacs are a great source of historical information about weather, tides, astronomical occurrences like eclipses, tips for agriculture, health, and cooking, and astrological content.

July calendar pages from 1808 almanac

Visit the exhibit to check out 42 almanacs from the years 1752-1887, or browse exhibits.tufts.edu for more exhibits from Tisch and Digital Collections and Archives (DCA).

Page from 1789 almanac showing transit of Mercury Almanac page with Man of Signs from 1785

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