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Louis Joseph Carchia Correspondence, 1944-1972

Identifier: 132
Collection Overview This collection contains eight letters from Louis Joseph Carchia to his sister Lillian Materazzo (Mrs. A. Materazzo), three V-Mail envelopes, and a newspaper clipping reporting funeral services for Carchia’s death (June 10th). The letters are all outgoing mail ranging in time from January 1944 to January of 1945. The V-Mail is made from photographic paper. The collection also contains enlarged photocopies of the letters.
Dates: 1944-1972; Majority of material found in 1944-1945

Alfred Cavileer, Jr. Correspondence, 1942-1948

Identifier: 044
Collection Overview The Alfred Cavileer Jr. correspondence consists mainly of letters written by or to Cavileer while he was serving in the military during World War II. The largest portion of the collection consists of letters written by Cavileer to his mother, Mrs. Alfred Cavileer. Many of the letters are very detailed and provide interesting information about Cavileer’s daily routines, activities, and surroundings. Another frequent correspondent is Cavileer’s brother, Robert. Some letters are addressed to both...
Dates: 1942-1948

Susan Cooper Papers, 1979-2011

Identifier: 037
Collection Overview This collection includes material from the 1990, 1993, 1995, and 1996 Revel productions as well as material from the 25th (1995), 35th (2005) and 40th (2010) anniversaries. The 1990 Revels was done in conjunction with the Dimitri Prokrovsky Ensemble and some articles and notes from Prokrovsky are included in the collection. Articles regarding John Langstaff and the Revels written by Cooper (including a 1979 Horn Book article) and award applications on Langstaff’s behalf are present. Also...
Dates: 1979-2011

East End Union of Cambridge Records, 1887-2001

Identifier: 023
Dates: 1887-2001; Majority of material found in 1887-1946

Isaac W. Taylor VFW Post No. 2443 Records, 1932-1999

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 131
Scope and Contents This collection contains the contents of two scrapbooks related to the VFW Isaac W. Taylor Post #2443. The first scrapbook was compiled around 1932 or 1933, recording the events of the year 1932, the first year of the post’s existence. It includes officer lists, voting processes and results, details of post-sponsored events, obituaries, correspondence, and photographs of officers. Also included in the scrapbook were loose pages added at a later date, including a history written around 1945,...
Dates: 1932-1999; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1948

Joseph E. Sharkey Collection

Identifier: CHC070
Scope and Content The collection is divided into seven series comprised of correspondence, drafts, newspaper articles, notes, reports, lists, and photographs. Most of the items were created during Sharkey’s time as the Historian of the Advisory Historical Committee of the Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety. Items of particular interest may include communications with Professor Thomas H. D. Mahoney, who wrote “The Life of Commander John H. Shea,” and war-related City committees, including the...
Dates: ca. 1943-1946

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

Henry M. Nevin Correspondence, 1942-1948

Identifier: 043
Collection Overview The Henry M. Nevin correspondence consists of letters, postcards, and V-mail written by or to Nevin while he was serving in the military during World War II. The largest portion of the collection consists of letters and V-mail written by Nevin to his mother, Elizabeth (Mrs. Frederick Nevin). Many of the letters are very detailed and provide interesting information about Nevin’s daily routines, activities, and surroundings. There are about 40 letters and V-mails written by Nevin’s mother to him...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948

Scully Family Collection

Identifier: CHC057
Abstract The Scully Family Collection consists of official documents, commemorative pins, photographic materials, a newspaper, and large objects. The records contain information about two generations of the Scully family beginning with Daniel Scully. Topics include service in WWII, the St. Mary church of Annunciation in Cambridgeport, Irish heritage, U.S. citizenship, and Norumbega Park in Auburndale, Mass. The items were created between 1872 and about 1970, with the bulk generated during WWII, when...
Dates: 1872-ca. 1970; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Simplex Pennant Collection

Identifier: CHC026
Abstract This collection contains 18 issues of the Simplex Pennant published weekly from February 9, 1945 and ends September 7, 1945 published weekly. Within this run there are 9 issues missing. Each issue is six pages long front and back divided into four columns. Each issue can include department updates, employee updates, war updates, cartoons, advertisements, birthday and wedding anniversary announcements, committee reports, attendance reports, opinion pieces, and trivia. Each issue also includes...
Dates: February-September 1945

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