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Patsy Baudoin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P015
Photographs, drawings, and prints of historical houses and locations in Cambridge. Also included are a number of page clippings from various books including the Historic Guide to Cambridge, Ever New England, and other area guides to historic houses.

A large majority of the collection came from the Cambridge Public Library. Many of them have notes on their historical significance on the back.

The majority of the houses were built pre-Revolutionary War, from 1660-1763, and have a long history of famous residents, including Margaret Fuller, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and John White Webster. Additionally, many of them are listed as National Historic Landmarks including the seven houses that make up “Tory Row” on Brattle Street.

Collection Arrangement Materials arranged by subject

Dates

  • ca. 1880s – 1992

Language of Materials

Material in English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research under the CHC rules of use.

Copyright Notice

Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question, unless otherwise designated.

Extent

1 flat box (1 flat file)

Overview

Collection Description Photographs, drawings, and prints of historical houses and locations in Cambridge. Also included are a number of page clippings from various books including the Historic Guide to Cambridge, Ever New England, and other area guides to historic houses. A large majority of the collection came from the Cambridge Public Library. Many of them have notes on their historical significance on the back. The majority of the houses were built pre-Revolutionary War, from 1660-1763, and have a long history of famous residents, including Margaret Fuller, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and John White Webster. Additionally, many of them are listed as National Historic Landmarks including the seven houses that make up “Tory Row” on Brattle Street.

Collection Arrangement

Materials arranged by subject

Physical Location

Please contact our staff at (617) 349-4683 to make an appointment to view this collection

Acquisition Information

Photographs donated by Patsy Baudoin

Related Material

Digitized materials located at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cambridgehistoricalcommission/albums/72157692363704752/with/39557702060/

Processing Information

Processed by Jacqueline Martin, 2018

Encoded by: Meta Partenheimer, 2018
Title
Inventory of the Patsy Baudoin Collection, ca.1880s – 1992
Author
Processing by: Jacqueline Martin, April 2018; machine-readable finding aid by: Meta Partenheimer
Date
© 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Historical Commission Repository

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