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Alan McClennen Collection

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

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

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

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

Arnold S. Schutzberg Collection

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

Batchelder Family Collection

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

Benedict Daniels Photographs

Identifier: P026
Abstract The Benedict Daniels Photograph Collection consists of 4 scrapbook pages of photographs created by Miriam Benedict, RN. The individuals in the collection are unidentified but they may be families or patients she interacted with during her time as a nurse.
Dates: ca. early 1900s

Boston & Lowell Railroad Corporation Collection

Identifier: CHC-003
Scope and Contents Financial documents relating to expenditure of funds for alteration and construction of gradation of the grade crossing at the Prison Point Bridge. Documents include expense accounts, statements, estimates, correspondence, plans, and auditor’s reports.
Dates: 1890 - 1909

Cambridge City Engineer Records

Identifier: CHC066
Abstract This collection consists of an assortment of books and one rolled item from the Cambridge Office of the City Engineer. The books cover a period from about 1860 to 1908. Examples of the content in the books are plot drawings, measurements, transcribed land deeds and abstracts, field notes, newspaper clippings, mathematical calculations, and copied legal documents.
Dates: ca. 1860s-1914

Cambridge Manual Training School/ Rindge Manual Training School/ Rindge Technical School Collection

Identifier: CHC020
Abstract Historical Note: The Cambridge Manual Training School for Boys was founded by Frederick Hastings Rindge in September 1888. Between 1888 and 1890, Rindge funded the construction of Cambridge City Hall, the Cambridge Public Library, and the Cambridge Manual Training School. In 1892, the Cambridge English High School moved into a spacious new building on Broadway, developing land that Rindge had presented to Cambridge. The EHS's old building at Broadway and Fayette was remodeled, and the Cambridge...
Dates: c. 1880s-1940s

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