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Cambridge Tribune, 1878-1941

Identifier: 015

Scope and Contents

The newspaper was published weekly with special editions published occasionally. The articles include happenings around Cambridge.


  • 1878-1941


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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research. The print copies are closed due to fragility of the materials, but all print issues are available on microform, which is available to the public.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection contains a mixture of public domain and copyrighted material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to understand and observe copyright law and to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyright. The materials for which no copyright exists are in the public domain. For the materials subject to copyright and other intellectual property restrictions, researchers must obtain written permission from the copyright holders(s) if they wish to publish these documents. Questions concerning copyright should be directed to the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Cambridge Tribune was a weekly newspaper published from 1878 to 1966. It was founded by D. Gilbert Dexter on March 7, 1878, from offices at Brattle Square.


90 Items


Bound volumes and microfilm are arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Print Newspaper Bound Volumes

Series 2: Preservation Positive Service Microfilm

Series 3: Print Special Edition Volumes

Series 4: Patron Use Positive Service Microfilm

Custodial History

No known history of transfer or deed of gift on file.

Processing Information

Encoded by Nicole Hosette under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy in July 2017.
Finding aid to the Cambridge Tribune, 1878-1941 015
Encoded in EAD by Nicole Hosette under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy.
Encoded in EAD on July 12, 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge MA 02138 USA