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Boston Marathon Bombing, Boston, Mass., 2013

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Marathon Bombing response mail

Identifier: 0247.003
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of international and domestic mail sent to the Mayor’s Office after the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. It includes letters, cards, posters, banners, gifts, and some printed emails. Correspondents include government dignitaries and officials as well as members of the general public. A large portion of the collection is comprised of mail sent by groups of children.

Boston Marathon Temporary Memorial collection

Identifier: 0247.004
Scope and Contents Includes items left at the temporary memorial for the victims of the bombing, initially on Boylston Street and, after Boylston Street re-opened, at Copley Square. Includes posters, notes, sneakers, hats, stuffed animals, etc.