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Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Records, 1952-2000

Identifier: 020
Scope and Contents This collection contains material related to various urban renewal projects undertaken by the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA) from its establishment in 1956 through 2000. Photographs, architectural drawings, maps, and other materials document the planning process, plan execution, and community engagement activities of the CRA, with the bulk of the material related to their redevelopment of the Kendall Square, Wellington-Harrington, and Walden Square sections of Cambridge, Massachusetts....
Dates: 1952-2000

John and Ellen Moot Papers, 1903 - 1982

Identifier: 049
Collection Overview This collection contains materials related to Ellen and John Moot’s work on preserving recreation areas around Memorial Drive in Cambridge, including People for the Riverbend Park Trust. There are several oversize materials, some of which like the Cambridge Civic Association Billboards are fragile. Jacek von Henneberg, author of the Memorial Drive Drawings, is a Polish artist and architect, who lived in Cambridge. The proposed underpass on Memorial Drive by Harvard Square was never created. ...
Dates: 1903 - 1982

Photographs, 1872-1998

Identifier: 004

Sheila Cook Collection

Identifier: CHC064
Scope and Content The papers in the Sheila Cook Collection are largely concerned with her dedication to the Cambridge community. Issues and conflicts within the Follen Street community were central concerns of Ms. Cook’s, and are evident in these papers. Her interests, however, extended to the greater Cambridge area; within this collection, a significant focus exists on planning and zoning in historic areas (Series II); preservation of waterways and nature reserves, specifically the Alewife Reservation (Series...
Dates: 1830-2012; Majority of material found within 1990-2002

War Memorials – Boston and Cambridge

Identifier: CHC073
Abstract 1 oversize volume, measuring 19 x 26.” Proposed plans for Boston and Cambridge war memorial to be located on Harvard Bridge.
Dates: September 1920

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