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Dorothy Arnold Art Journals, 1938-2010

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

McCarthy Family Collection

Identifier: CHC061
Abstract This collection documents a longstanding and active family in Cambridge and various local organizations spanning a period of nearly 150 years. The majority of the collection is comprised of personal papers, legal documents, photographs and ephemera relating to the McCarthy family. Papers include vital records and citizenship certificates of McCarthy family members (1860s-1960s); penmanship books from the late 19th century; personal correspondence; and real estate and income tax documents...
Dates: 1860s-1980s

John J. Moss Diaries, 1950-1951

Identifier: 058
Collection Overview The John J. Moss diary offers a detailed handwritten account of Moss’ trip to the World Scout Jamboree in Bad Ischl, Austria, in 1951. As they travelled by boat across the Atlantic and across Europe to arrive in Austria, it is also a personalized and detailed account of post-war Europe, visiting places such as Italy, France, and Algeria. Sketches by Moss are present throughout as well. Several newspaper clippings, now copies in the collection, and a photograph were inserted into the diary, as...
Dates: 1950-1951

Nancy Venable Raine Papers, 1979-1983

Identifier: 164
Scope and Contents This collection documents Nancy Venable Raine's work as poet-in-residence at the Fitzgerald School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1980-81. A portion of the collection is related to her collaboration with the Cambridge Arts Council to display student art and poetry on buses and subways as part of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Arts on the Line program. It also includes a 16mm reel of the film Light Coming Through, a film portrait of Boston...
Dates: 1979-1983

Polly Wynn Allen Papers

Identifier: 072
Collection Overview This collection contains diaries, articles, publications, notes, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs related to the professional life of Polly Wynn Allen. The collection also contains administrative, financial, and historical files on SeniorsConnect, the non profit organization Allen founded in 1989. (SeniorsConnect was also known as Neighbor Elder Lead, Inc. (NEli) from 199x to 200X, and Neighborhood Housing Partnership, Inc. from 1989 to 1993.) ...
Dates: 1958-2014

Ruth A. Lindblom Collection

Identifier: CHC042
Scope and Contents The items in this collection are primarily the papers of Ruth Abie Eveline Lindblom and provide evidence of her life and work. Several items relate to her siblings and these records appear to have been collected by Ruth. These include their baptism and graduation certificates as well as George’s World War I diary. Since Ruth Lindblom was so active in her church, this collection would be of particular interest to a researcher looking for information on the church of the First Parish in...
Dates: 1867-1983

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