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Alan McClennen Collection

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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

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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

Cambridge City Documents, 1811- Present

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Identifier: 050
Collection Overview This collection contains reports and other documents pertaining to various aspects of Cambridge government and life, mostly prepared by or for various City of Cambridge departments and agencies. Some documents pertain to Cambridge but were not prepared by or for by a city department or agency. Some documents pertain to Boston or Massachusetts more broadly.
Dates: 1811-2014

Cambridge City Engineer Records

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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 City Planning Documents

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Identifier: CHC038
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, booklets, correspondence, ephemera, and other documents pertaining to city planning and development in Cambridge. Most of the documents were created by City of Cambridge departments such as Cambridge Community Development (CDD) and the Cambridge Planning Board (including when it was the Planning Department), though other departments and city organizations like the Cambridge Housing Authority or Water Board may appear as creators as well. Some documents related...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-2003

Cambridge Engineering Department Collection

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Identifier: CHC007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various documents from the Cambridge Engineering Department from ca. 1793 to 1957, ranging from water works documents to non-waterworks documents. Examples of the documents include reports, contracts, letters, legal documents, financial documents, advertisement and bids.The non-waterworks documents include documents about railroads, rapid transit system, rifle range, sewers, and streets. For the details of the water works documents, please refer to the...
Dates: ca. 1793-1957

Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Records, 1952-2000

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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

Cambridge Traffic Department Collection

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Identifier: CHC009
Abstract Correspondence, maps, studies, memos, plans, applications, and similar documents related to projects of the Cambridge Traffic Department. Projects include traffic installations, enhancements, and other forms of urban renewal.
Dates: ca. 1930-1980s

Cambridge Traffic Proposals and Plans, Supplement to Traffic Department Collection

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Identifier: CHC009A
Abstract Report plans, transit reports, and studies prepared by agencies for improvement projects in Cambridge.
Dates: 1962-1990

City of Cambridge Reports, Microform, 1940 - 1998

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Identifier: 032
Collection Overview This collection contains 17 rolls of microfilm and approximately 300 cards of microfiche of various city reports. The bulk of the reports are from 1978 to 1997. Many of the originals of these reports exist and are individually cataloged, accessible through the online catalog. If more than one card exists for each report it is noted in the finding aid.
Dates: 1940 - 1998

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