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Samuel Atkins Eliot Manuscript, circa 1912

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Identifier: 102
Collection Overview This collection contains one manuscript, that of A History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1913. The manuscript includes drafts of chapters 2-11, as well as chapter headings and other writings that were not included in the final publication.
Dates: circa 1912

Thomas Wentworth Higginson Papers, 1850-1907

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Identifier: 103
Collection Overview This collection comprises letters written to and by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a manuscript of a portion of his book Cheerful Yesterdays, and pamphlets written by Higginson. The letters include discussion of Higginson's time in England and work with the Cambridge Public Library. The manuscript contains the second chapter of Higginson's memoir, Cheerful Yesterdays, “A Child of the College.” The pamphlets include speeches, sermons, reminiscences, and essays; topics covered include slavery and...
Dates: 1850-1907

Second Baptist Church Collection

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Identifier: CHC074
Abstract The records in this collection divide into roughly three groups: by-laws and incorporation documents; financial records including some receipts; and business correspondence, mostly regarding candidates for pastor c. 1904-1905. The inclusive dates of these records are c. 1883-1908. This covers only a short period of the churches ninety-year history, but covers a range of business records and gives insight into the workings of the church at the time.
Dates: 1993-1908; Majority of material found within 1904-1905

Isaac Story Papers, 1795-1801

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Identifier: 118
Collection Overview This collection comprises two letters to Isaac Story, one from George Washington and one from Thomas Jefferson. Washington’s letter, written in 1795, thanks Story for copies of his sermons. Jefferson’s letter, from 1801, discusses the transmigration of souls.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1795-1801

The Indian Rights Association and Massachusetts Indian Association Records, 1885-1916

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Identifier: 084
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from the Cambridge branches of both the Indian Rights Association and the Massachusetts Indian Association. From the IRA is a notebook labeled “Indian Rights Association of Cambridge – Secretary’s Record, March 1885.” This notebook contains notes from the meeting of the branch’s inception, as well as notes from general meetings 1885-1894. These notes make up the first 55 pages. The branch’s constitution and by-laws can be found starting on page 270, and a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1885-1916

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