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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

Cambridge City Documents, 1811- Present

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

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

City of Cambridge Reports, Microform, 1940 - 1998

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

Edwin Freeman Bowker Collection

Identifier: CHC030
Scope and Content This collection is composed of five boxes and two flat files containing Edwin F. Bowker’s professional correspondence as a civil engineer and surveyor. Included are surveyor’s notes and records, draft sketches, manual calculations, notes on markers, drawings, plans, transcripts regarding property boundaries from deeds, and correspondence from mid-1886 through 1919. Many of the tracings are manual copies of the previous surveying work of W. A. Mason (some as early as 1805). Many of...
Dates: 1886-1919

Library 21 Records, 1989-2001

Identifier: 065
Collection Overview The collection contains organizational records from the Library 21 committee. It includes information on committee members; meeting agenda, minutes, and planning materials; background research and reference materials; media coverage; information on community involvement; and information on various aspects of study, including site selection.
Dates: 1989-2001

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

Lucius R. Paige Papers, 1644-1881

Identifier: 021
Collection Overview This collection contains manuscripts, town records, and hand drawn maps relating to Cambridge's early history as collected by Lucius R. Paige. Paige maintained hadwritten mnuscript drafts, correspondence and personal notebooks throughout his research period. Series 1 contains the handwritten manuscript of Paige's book "History of Cambridge, 1630-1877". Each folder contians around 25 pages of his manuscript. The series also contains handwritten copies of county probate files, deeds,...
Dates: 1644-1881; Majority of material found in 1874-1881

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