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William Norman Ritchie Cartoons, 1917-1923

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Identifier: 108
Collection Overview This collection consists of "Norman" cartoons from 1917-1923, specifically focusing on the modernizing of Magazine Beach in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1917, the Cambridge city government began talks to build a new bridge connecting Cambridge to Brookline, which would be built over the Charles River and right through Magazine Beach, a popular playground for children. Many opposed the bridge, as depicted in these cartoons, originally printed in the Boston Post. Despite public opinion, the...

Alice M. Ronchetti Papers

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Identifier: 097
Collection Overview This collection contains Alice Ronchetti's professional documents and photographs. The documents include her Certificate of Librarianship and two letters that document her retirement: one acceptance letter from library Director Joseph G. Sakey and one resolution passed by the Board of Library Trustees.The photographs in this colletion were taken at East Cambridge (now the O'Connell Branch) and Mount Auburn (now the Collins Branch). They depict Alice Ronchetti's work life in the...

Michael Shapiro Papers, 1981-2019

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Identifier: 042
Collection Overview This collection contains the broadsides, cartoons, publications, and poetry of Michael Shapiro. His particular interest is American Yiddish poets from the early twentieth century. These poets include Anna Margolin (b. Rosa Lebensboym), Rachel Korn, Celia Dropkin, and Moishe-Leib Halpern. English translations of the poets are included with the artwork. “Don’t Think I’ve Changed,” by Margolin is from Drunk From the Bitter Truth, translated by Shirley Kumove. “On the Other Side of the Poem,” by...

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...

Louisa Solano Papers, 1956-2013

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Identifier: 031
Collection Overview This collection contains printed material, correspondence, broadsides, photographs, and VHS and DVDs of poetry readings that represent the history of the Grolier Poetry Book Shop under Louisa Solano’s ownership. Of interest are the series of folders titled “Envelopes” (under Correspondence in Series 1: Subject Files, 1973-2013) in which poets sent their latest releases to Solano with notes. The Grolier Poetry Prize program brochures (Series 1: Subject Files, 1973-2013) list the year’s winner...

Squirrel Brand Company Collection

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Identifier: ---
Overview Historical Note: From “The History of Candy Making in Cambridge” by the Cambridge Historical Society: 12 Boardman Street (1890-1999) “The Squirrel brand dates back to 1890 when it started as the Austin T. Merrill Company in Roxbury. Incorporated in 1899 as the newly named Squirrel Brands Salted Nut Company, the company’s ownership changed and two long-time employees, Perley G. Gerrish and Fred S. Green, began to run the business. As the company grew, it moved from its Boston location to...

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.

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Autumn Uprising Festival of New Improvised Music 1
Ayer, Clarence Walter, 1862-1913 1
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Dropkin, Celia, 1888-1956 1
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Dunn, Betsy 1
Early Childhood Connection 1
Early Childhood Education Advisory Council (Mass.) 1
East End Union (East Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Economy Club of Cambridge (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Eliot, Charles W. (Charles William), 1899-1993 1
Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950 1
Erlien, Marla 1
Farquhar, David, 1871-1955 1
Farquhar, Pilgrim Robert 1
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 1
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Glanz-Leyeless, A. (Aaron), 1889-1966 1
Graham, Saundra 1
Grolier Poetry Book Shop 1
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Haley & Aldrich 1
Halpern, Moshe Leib, 1886-1932 1
Harris, Athrin Icilmah Thomson, -2009 1
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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 1
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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935 1
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jewish Community of Cambridge 1
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Korn, Rachel H. (Rachel Häring), 1898-1982 1
Langstaff, John, 1920-2005 1
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