Northend, Mary Harrod
Mary Harrod Northend was a prolific writer and photographer, and a native of Salem.
Mary Harrod Northend wrote for magazines and published many volumes about the history of colonial homes and furnishings in New England. Some of her work is in the Salem Collection room of the Salem Public Library. She was known for her photographic works in magazines as well. To get the amount of writing and publishing done, she hired a stenographer, several file clerks and a photographer as well as many other assistants.
Some of the journals she wrote for were:Ladies Home Journal, the Century and the Outlook.
- Colonial Homes and their furnishings by Mary H. Northend, 1912.
- Historic Homes of New England by Mary H. Northend, 1914
- Historic Doorways of Old Salem by Mary H. Northend, 1926.
- Massachusetts Magazine; Devoted to Massachusetts History, Genealogy and Biography Vol.8 , p.23-26