This is a collection of images and documents from Wheaton's archives all of which point to key moments in Wheaton's history.

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  • Wheaton Manufacturing Company stock no. 3. 

    Unknown author (2009-10-30)
    Digital color image of a certificate of 20 shares of the Wheaton Manufacturing Company belonging to Laban Morey Wheaton dated February 28, 1845. Signed by Albert Barrows, treasurer, and Laban Morey Wheaton, president.
  • Attleborough Bank note ($5.00) 

    Unknown author (2009-10-30)
    Digital color image of a pre-1860 five dollar Attleborough Bank note imprinted with image of Laban Morey Wheaton, president of the bank.
  • Laban Wheaton, Appointment, Justice of the Peace, 1789. 

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 1789)
    Printed form appointing Laban Wheaton as Justice of the Peace for Bristol County, Mass., 1789, with blanks filled in and signed by Secretary John Avery. Signed by Governor of Massachusetts John Hancock. Embossed paper ...
  • Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton (1809-1905), portrait, ca. 1829. 

    Towle, Eunice Makepeace. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 1830)
    Digital image of the portrait of Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton (1809-1905), wife of Laban Morey Wheaton and founder of Wheaton Female Seminary, painted by Eunice Makepeace Towle, ca. 1829. The original portrait by Towle ...
  • Judge Laban Wheaton, portrait, after 1834. 

    Towle, Eunice Makepeace. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 1834)
    Eunice Makepeace Towlenulls portrait of Judge Laban Wheaton (1754-1846), founder of Wheaton Female Seminary. Painted after 1834, copies by an unknown artist with different backgrounds and chairs are found in the Permanent ...
  • Mary Lyon portrait 

    Unknown author (2009-10-30)
    Digitization of a photo of an engraving based on a formal portrait of Mary Lyon.
  • Fanny Morey Wheaton, portrait, after 1834. 

    Towle, Eunice Makepeace. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 1834)
    Digital color image of the portrait of Fanny Morey Wheaton (1764-1849), wife of Judge Laban Wheaton, by Eunice Makepeace Towle, painted after 1834. Original portrait (oil on canvas) in the Wheaton College Art Collection. ...
  • Eliza F. Wheaton Strong (1795-1834), portrait after 1834. 

    Towle, Eunice Makepeace. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 1834)
    Digital color image of the portrait of Eliza F. Wheaton Strong (1795-1834), wife of Dr. Woodbridge Strong of Boston, painted by Eunice Makepeace Towle, probably after 1834. The original portrait is oil on canvas and found ...
  • Act to establish a female seminary in the town of Norton. 

    Wheaton, Laban, 1754-1846. (1834)
    Manuscript draft of the Act to Establish Wheaton Female Seminary, in Judge Laban Wheatonnulls hand in the year 1834 with insertions, cross-outs, doodles. Judge Laban Wheaton represented Norton in the Massachusetts Legislature.
  • Post Master Appointment, 1818 

    Unknown author (2009-10-27)
    U.S. Government document appointing Laban Morey Wheaton as Postmaster of Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, April 21, 1818. The document was registered May 8, 1818.
  • LMW: notes and bills receivable in 1853 

    Wheaton, Laban Morey, 1796-1865. (2009-10-27)
    Page 12 from Laban Morey Wheatonnulls book of financial loans. This is a black and white handwritten document.
  • Wheaton Manufacturing Company letterhead 

    Unknown author (2009-10-27)
    Black and white engraving of the Wheaton Manufacturing Company in Norton, Massachusetts. Chartley Pond is in the forefront.
  • Laban Morey Wheaton (1796-1865), Engraved portrait, ca. 1885 (RG52) 

    Unknown author (1880)
    Engraved, black and white portrait of Laban Morey Wheaton (1796-1865), husband of Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton and founder of Wheaton Female Seminary, ca. 1885. Engraved for inclusion in Lucy Larcomnulls Semi-Centennial ...