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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

Emily Cassel Photographs, 2015-2017

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Identifier: 148
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken by Emily Cassel as part of her work for Scout Cambridge and Scout Somerville. The photographs were taken by Cassel between 2015 and 2017, with the photos appearing in printed Scout publications from the May/June 2015 issue through the May/June 2017 issue, the most recent issue at the time of donation. Seventeen of the photos also appeared in single articles posted on the Scout’s website. Additionally, one photo was taken for an article but was not...
Dates: 2015-04 - 2017-06

James Barnes Photographs, circa 1980-1989

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Identifier: 007
Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1980-1989

Photographs, 1872-1998

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Identifier: 004

Postcards, circa 1900-present

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Identifier: 028
Collection Overview This collection contains approximately 300 postcards depicting Cambridge scenes, including neighborhoods, buildings, schools, businesses, monuments, events, people, etc. at different periods of time. There are duplicate views of some scenes that have been republished with slight variations in re-touching or tilting. The bulk of the collection is early 20th Century and includes examples of early postcards, undivided backs, divided backs, the linen era, white border period, and modern photo...
Dates: circa 1900-present

Ruth Priest Gray Scrap Book Collection

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Identifier: CHC044
Abstract This collection of scrap books were prepared by Ruth P. Gray, span a forty-five year time period, and are made up predominantly of newspaper clippings, with a scattering of magazine articles and fliers. The scrap books give a sweeping picture of the environment and life of Cambridge in the latter half of the Twentieth Century. Mrs. Gray was interested in a wide variety of Cambridge subject matter, including obituaries, retirements, fires, personalities, organizations, local color, community...
Dates: 1936-1981

Stereoscopic Photographs, circa 1880-1930

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Identifier: 107
Collection Overview This collection includes stereoscopic photographs of views in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The photographs were developed by local photographers, although a few companies were based in other Northeastern states. Popular views represented in the collection include the Washington Elm, the Longfellow House, and Christ's Church in Harvard Square.
Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1880s to 1930s

Thomas Anninger Collection

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Identifier: CHC037
Abstract Clippings, minutes and documents relating to the West Cambridge neighborhood and the Fresh Pond Reservation, including papers of the Neighborhood Ten Assoc. and the Harvard Square Defense Fund. Complements the Neighborhood Ten Association Collection by primary focusing on community perception of preservation.
Dates: 1931-1989; Majority of material found within 1984-1989

Cornelia B. Wheeler Papers

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Identifier: 061
Collection Overview This collection documents the work of Cornelia B. Wheeler. The collection reflects Councillor Wheeler’s work on and off the Council. It includes extensive material regarding the Harvard Square Development Taskforce. Records also include meeting agendas, clippings, project material (e.g. Bennett Street Yard; Red Line Extension; parking; traffic; zoning); correspondence, and notes.
Dates: 1947-2003

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