Major Bibliographical References
Ayars, Christine M., Contributions to the Art of Music in America by the Music Industries of Boston, 1640-1936 (New York, H.W.Wilson Co., 1937)
Boston Herald, “A Community of Labor,” July 13, 1890.
Coburn, Philip F., “Weston’s Hook-Hastings Organ Factory” and “Factories and Organs,”Weston Historical Society Bulletin, Vox.XX, No.1, October, 1983
Coburn scrapbooks. “New Hotel: Drabbington Lodge Just Opened at Kendal Green: A Modern House: Conveniently Arranged, with Nicely Furnished Rooms,” 1899 newspaper article clipped and pasted in scrapbook.
Dickson, Brenton H.III, Once Upon a Pung (Weston, 1963).
Dickson, Brenton H. III,”More about the Jonas Hastings Homestead,” p.3 and “Weston’s Three Railroads, Part II, The Fitchburg,” Vol.XVI, #3, March 1980.
Kennedy, Donald G.,”Francis Hastings’ Labor Experiment,” Weston Historical Society Bulletin, Vol.XX, No.2, January, 1984. This article reprints the Boston Herald article of Sunday, July 13, 1890.
Kennedy, Donald G., “James Marshall, Part I” and “James Marshall, Part II,” Weston Historical Society Bulletin, Vol.XXI, No. 3 and No.4, March, 1985 and May, 1985 (issued January, 1987).
Lamson, Col.Daniel S., History of the Town of Weston, 1630-1890, (Boston, 1913).
1794-5 Kingsbury Map
1875 Middlesex County Atlas
1908 Middlesex County Atlas
Marshall, Francis V., “The Hobbs Tannery,” Weston Historical Society Bulletin, Vol.XXIV, No.1, July, 1990.
Massachusetts Archives, plans for Drabbington Lodge dated January, 1899.
Middlesex County Registry of Deeds and Registry of Probate, So. District, Cambridge, MA. See especially Book 30/118, John Cheney, Jr. to Josiah Hobbs, 1729, and Probate of Will of Isaac Hobbs, Jr., 11618, 1834, and “Plan of Estate of J.F.B. Marshall, 1889, Plan Book 67/51.
Town of Weston, tax records and directories.
Weston Historical Society Bulletin, “Robin Hood Played Part in Naming KENDAL GREEN,” Vol.XVI, No.2, January, 1980. This article reprints much of the letter which Gen. James Marshall wrote as a Letter to the Editor.
Weston Historical Society Bulletin, “From the Editor,” March 1984, Vol.XX, No.3, p.9-10.
Additions and corrections from the Hastings Organ Factory article, Weston Historical Society Bulletin, Vol.XVI, No.2, January 1980, p.5. Shows painting by J.J.Enneking, 1884, of North Avenue showing the Hastings Homestead and Northeast District Schoolhouse
Weston Historical Society archives, includes scrapbook, photograph albums, brochures and memorabilia from the Hook and Hastings Organ Factory; also postcards from the district.
VanPelt, Wm.T., compiler, The Hook Opus List, 1829-1916 in Facsimile, with a Compiled List of Organs, 1916 and Facsimiles of Promotional Productions, (Organ Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia, 1991.