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Cambridge Newsletters and Newspapers

Identifier: 052

Collection Overview

This collection includes individual titles of newsletters and newspapers, and covers various subjects, including neighborhoods, city departments, politics, rent control, and schools. There are also small runs of weekly or daily newspapers covering general Cambridge news.


  • 1883 - present

Language of Materials


Access to Collection

This collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections does not hold copyright on the materials in the collection. It is the responsibility of the user to understand and observe copyright law and obtain copyright from the owner.

Conditions Governing Use

Citations should include colletion title, collection number, and the Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.


4.4 Linear feet

4.4 Cubic Feet

11 boxes (Hollinger)

Organization of Collection

About 1,500 items arranged alphabetically by title.

Custodial History

This is an artifical creation created by the archivist to maintain newsletters and newspapers that are either donations or subscribed to by the Cambridge Public Library and do no warrant separate collection. Additions are added as they are collected.

Physical Description

1,500 Items

Processing Information

Processed by Alyssa Pacy in April, May, and June, 2015.
The Finding Aid to the Cambridge Newsletters and Newspapers 052
Alyssa Pacy
June 15, 2015
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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