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Alan McClennen Collection

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Identifier: CHC003
Abstract Included in this collection are maps, development studies, town reports, and traffic studies for the City of Cambridge with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. Researchers interested in viewing the Alan McClennen Collection will be engaged by topics on community development in the City of Cambridge during the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: ca. 1940s-1980s

Albert B. Wolfe Collection

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Identifier: CHC040
Scope and Content This collection records Albert B. Wolfe’s his tenure as Chairman of the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee (1961-1962) and as Chairman of the Cambridge Historical Commission (1962-1973). The work of the Cambridge Historical Commission is the primary focus of this collection but the records are also are a reflection of Mr. Wolfe’s personal involvement in the work of the Commission; as chairman, as administrator, as attorney, and as a leading figure in the preservationist field. In the...
Dates: 1877-1998; Majority of material found within 1958-1998

Alfred E. Vellucci Snapshot Collection

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Identifier: P024
Abstract The Alfred E. Vellucci Snapshot Collection consists of 9 mounted photographs conveying a “day in the life” of Cambridge Mayor Vellucci. This promotional material was created for display during his time in office.
Dates: 1976

Alice Darling Secretarial Service Inc. Ephemera

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Identifier: CHC063
Abstract This collection contains records of the business activities of the Alice Darling Secretarial Services Inc. from 1948-1991. These textual records reflect the legal status, certification process, job descriptions, and financial costs involved in providing the vocational service of clerical work. Marketing tools for the school include pamphlets, signs, business cards, and newspaper articles. Also present are draft letterhead designs and other evidence of the products of contracted work. Clients...
Dates: 1948-1991; Majority of material found within 1948-1955

American Legion Post No. 27 Records, 1918-1970

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Identifier: 018
Collection Overview This collection documents the work of the American Legion Post #27 (ca. 1918-1970). Records consist mostly of administrative records, meeting minutes, and correspondence. It also includes memberships, grave registration cards and wooden plaques.The wooden plaques are 14.5 inches wide, 17.5 inches long, and .5 inches high. The images are a photographic process of emulsion on copper alloy, mounted to original wood supports, with small copper alloy name plates below. The wood plaques...
Dates: 1918-1970

Dorothy Arnold Art Journals, 1938-2010

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Identifier: 035
Collection Overview This collection contains the art journals of Dorothy Arnold, documenting her life and travels. In 1938, Arnold began writing in journal, in 1958 began painting in journals. Spanning 62 years from 1938 to 2010, the journals document her trips to numerous countries across six continents. The journals represent Arnold’s artistic evolution and they include her personal thoughts on art, her daily observations of life, and diary-like entries. Many of Arnold’s sketches, drawings, and...
Dates: 1938-2010

Arnold S. Schutzberg Collection

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Identifier: CHC035
Abstract The Arnold S. Schutzberg Collection consists of documents relating to the history of the Jewish immigrant community in Cambridge and the compiliation of research for "Jewish Cambridge," a website no longer available online. Topics include immigration, Jewish businesses, family histories, and the establishment of synagogues. Records include photographs, building plans, photocopied documents, internet printouts, and correspondence as well as drafts and printouts of Schutzberg's website...
Dates: ca. 1857-2010; Majority of material found within ca. 1990-2010

Atlases, 1871-1930

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Identifier: 053
Collection Overview This collection contains atlases on the subjects of Cambridge and Middlesex County by various surveyors, including G. M. Hopkins, G. W. Bromley, and George H. Waker.
Dates: 1871-1930

E.J. Barnes Comic Books, 2005 - 2014

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Identifier: 100
Dates: Majority of material found in 2005-2014

Batchelder Family Collection

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Identifier: CHC045
Abstract This collection is primarily composed of some financial and estate records of Samuel Batchelder III and his wife, Marianne Washburn. The collection also contains documents dealing with the final distribution of the estate of Batchelder’s father, cotton manufacturer Samuel Batchelder II. Also represented in these papers is an employee of the Batchelder family, Jeremiah Downing. Downing worked as a laborer and gardener for Samuel Batchelder III, and after Batchelder’s death he brought a lawsuit...
Dates: 1854-1891

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American Legion. Cambridge Post No. 27 (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Armstrong, Jessica 1
Arnold, David B. III 1
Arnold, Dorothy 1
Arts on the Line (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Autumn Uprising Festival of New Improvised Music 1
Ayer, Clarence Walter, 1862-1913 1
Barraclough, James 1
Barrios, Jarrett T. 1
Belge, Matt 1
Bonislawski, Darleen Gondola, 1948-2015 1
Books and Authors War Bond Committee (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Boston Area Women of Electronic Experimental and Improvisatory Music 1
Boston post (Boston, Mass : Daily) 1
Brook, Megan 1
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 1
Cable Plus 1
Cader, Terri 1
Cambridge (Mass.). Office of the City Manager 1
Cambridge 350th Anniversary Committee (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
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Cambridge Tribune (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Women's Commission 1
Camp Quinapoxet (Rindge, N.H.) 1
Carchia, Louis Joseph 1
Cassel, Emily 1
Cavileer, Jr., Alfred 1
Child Care Resource Center (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Christian East End Union 1
Clark, Xonnabel 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Comcast Corporation 1
Committee of Correspondence for the Towns of Cambridge and Charlestown 1
Cooper, Susan, 1935- 1
Corbett, William, 1942- 1
Dewey & Almy Chemical Company 1
Dimitri Pokrovsky Singers 1
Dowley, Jennifer 1
Dropkin, Celia, 1888-1956 1
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 1
Dungan-Levant, Timothy 1
Dunn, Betsy 1
Early Childhood Connection 1
Early Childhood Education Advisory Council (Mass.) 1
East Cambridge Catholic Institute and Club (East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.) 1
East End Union (East Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Economy Club of Cambridge (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Eliot, Charles W. (Charles William), 1899-1993 1
Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950 1
Erlien, Marla 1
Farquhar, David, 1871-1955 1
Farquhar, Pilgrim Robert 1
Father Mathew Total Abstinence Society (East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 1
Festival "Amaru Alcarza" 1
Fitzgerald School (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Fleischmann, Susan 1
Foro Latino 1
Four Socials (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Glanz-Leyeless, A. (Aaron), 1889-1966 1
Graham, Saundra 1
Grolier Poetry Book Shop 1
Guy, Tonton 1
Haley & Aldrich 1
Halpern, Moshe Leib, 1886-1932 1
Harris, Athrin Icilmah Thomson, -2009 1
Harris, H. Benton, 1898-1970 1
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 1
Hodges, Elizabeth Jamison 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935 1
Immunization Action Project 1
Indian Rights Association. Cambridge Branch. 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jewish Community of Cambridge 1
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