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Lewis Family Collection

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Identifier: PP001
Overview This collection chronicles a section of the longstanding and prolific Lewis family of Cambridge, Mass. Acquired during a photo gathering project conducted by the Cambridge Historical Commission, this collection is comprised of surrogate records created from five Lewis family albums. The albums cover a period of about 20 years (1900-1920) that is not otherwise represented in historical accounts of the Lewis family. Three formats are present in this collection: copy images, contact sheets, and...

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...

Richard Sobel Community Housing Collection, 1965-1975

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Identifier: 010
Collection Overview This collection contains Richard Sobels' research material for his report, "Community/University Housing and Relations: Cases in Cambridge and Other Places," (1975) and his book: The Politics Joint Community and University Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond (2014). The research focuses Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's expansion through real estate and building projects into the city of Cambridge. The collection contains information on the tenant...

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