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Cambridge 2000 Records, 1999-2001

 Collection
Identifier: 066
Collection Overview The collection consists of calendars, images, magnets, media coverage, slides of words and poetry used as outdoor library wall projections in the “Illuminated Word” event, T-shirts and other promotional materials, the City’s 2000 Annual Report featuring the celebration, and a cassette tape of two interviews of light artists that appeared on WBUR and WRKO.
Dates: 1999-2001

Cambridge Historical Objects, 1775-1924

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Identifier: 030
Collection Overview The Cambridge Historical Objects comprises items in the Library’s possession before 1962. The items are of a colonial and historic nature, including objects from Cambridge-specific locations and buildings such as the Brewster House, Longfellow Park, Henry Vassal House, the Old Magazine, Longfellow’s Spreading Chestnut Tree, the Washington Elm, and the Oliver Wendell Holmes House. The other objects are of an individual or personal nature originating from parties unknown, such as a cartridge...
Dates: 1775-1924

Cogswell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P014
Abstract Biography Note: The Cogswell family began living at 61 Kirkland Street May 1882. Edward R. Cogswell, a physician, and his wife Sarah moved into the house with their four children: Charles N., George P., Margaret E., and Edward R. Jr. Charles Northend Cogswell was born July 11, 1864, moving to the Kirkland house when he was 18. Charles went to Joshua Kendall’s School in Cambridge and graduated from Harvard in 1886. He went on to study architecture at M.I.T. and the Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris. He...
Dates: 1883-1921

Curtis Mellen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P010
Abstract Biography Note: The Mellens were a very prominent family in Cambridge, and their soap business, Curtis Davis & Co., became the American branch of Lever Brothers, the largest soap manufacturer in the world at the time.

Dates: 1890-1910

Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1894-1909

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Identifier: 002
Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1894-1909

H. Benton Harris Papers, 1939-1991

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Identifier: 063
Collection Overview The H. Benton Harris Papers, which date from 1939-1991, document approximately 50 years of H. Benton Harris's professional activities. The majority of materials concerns Harris's time with the Western Avenue Baptist Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Included in the collection is history of the Western Avenue Baptist Church through the 1990s. The collection contains newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, church programs, photographs, and awards.
Dates: 1939-1991; Majority of material found in 1961-1979 (Bulk dates)

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