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Charles F. Walcott Archaelogical Collection, circa 1960-1970

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Identifier: 029
Collection Overview Items came stored in a small gift box. The box contained a small curated collection of Native American archeological artifacts comprised of 11 separate envelopes and 2 boxes. Each envelope was numbered, each object within had a numerical label, and the short descriptive label cards inside the envelopes both had the same numeric value assigned to the outer envelope. In total, the items were divided into 13 groups designed to be a small exhibition that was put on display at the Observatory Hill...
Dates: Circa 1960-1970

Watson Funeral Home Collection

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Identifier: CHC059
Abstract The Watson Funeral Home Collection consists of photographs, certificates, clippings and ephemera related to the Watson Funeral Home, a local 20th century business in Cambridge. The collection also possesses blueprints of the first and second floors of the funeral home when it was located at 11 Magazine Street. The blueprints were provided by Robert Reid, a local architect.
Dates: 1847-1994

West Family Collection

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Identifier: CHC043
Scope and Content The materials found in this collection include blue prints and a contract for work done on the two West properties, 115 Pearl Street and 6 Cottage Street; the ledger of a short-lived family clock business; school copy books for Alfred, George, and Gertrude, which reflect the educational methods of the times; grade school essays by George; and a large album of unidentified photographs.Of particular interest are the essays composed by George, which describe the experiences of a...
Dates: 1885-1926

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

William B. King Collection

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Identifier: CHC055
Scope and Content This collection contains textual records collected by William B. King related to his contributions to local Cambridge organizations, including Harvard Law School, Cambridge Civic Association, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, and the Cambridge Historical Commission. It also holds external reports, newsletters, maps, and ads from other local institutions as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation.The collection consists of approximately 100 folders of written...
Dates: 1955-1979, 2018; Majority of material found within 1964-1979

Alice Wolf Papers, 1963-2011

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Identifier: 047
Collection Overview The collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, news clippings, and printed materials related to Alice Wolf and the various public offices she held throughout her political career as well as materials related to local, state, and national Democratic politics more generally. The collection also contains photographs, audiovisual materials, and realia related to Wolf’s career. All phases of Wolf’s political career are represented, with the City Council tenure documented most...
Dates: 1963-2011

Sheli Wortis Papers, 1958-2009

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Identifier: 048
Collection Overview This collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, publications, printed materials, and a small amount of photographs and audiovisual materials related to organizations and causes with which Sheli Wortis was actively involved. Because of her deep involvement in these issues, there is a particular emphasis on multicultural and diversity initiatives, as well as early childhood education and literacy.
Dates: 1958-2009

Xonnabel Clark Collection

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Identifier: CHC027
Abstract Historical Note on the Grace Vision United Methodist Church: The original congregation were members of the Harvard Street Church. It is unclear if the church was an outgrowth of the Sabbath School – a joint venture founded in April 1870 by Baptist, Congregational, and Methodist Churches in the Cambridge area – or if the original congregation had already begun organizing before that point. The Cottage Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Cambridge was officially founded on 5 April 1871. In the...
Dates: ca. 1871-2013

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Church buildings -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge 6
City planning -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge 6
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World War, 1939-1945 6
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Rindge Technical School 2
American Cablesystems (Firm) 1
American Legion. Cambridge Post No. 27 (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Armstrong, Jessica 1
Arnold, David B. III 1
Arnold, Dorothy 1
Arts on the Line (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Autumn Uprising Festival of New Improvised Music 1
Ayer, Clarence Walter, 1862-1913 1
Barraclough, James 1
Barrios, Jarrett T. 1
Belge, Matt 1
Bonislawski, Darleen Gondola, 1948-2015 1
Books and Authors War Bond Committee (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Boston Area Women of Electronic Experimental and Improvisatory Music 1
Boston post (Boston, Mass : Daily) 1
Brook, Megan 1
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 1
Cable Plus 1
Cader, Terri 1
Cambridge (Mass.). Office of the City Manager 1
Cambridge 350th Anniversary Committee (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Anti-Slavery Society (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Civic Association (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Club (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Community Partnerships for Children 1
Cambridge Community Television 1
Cambridge Hispanic Commission 1
Cambridge Immigrant Voting Rights Campaign 1
Cambridge Peace Commission 1
Cambridge Public Library - Collins Branch 1
Cambridge Public Library - O'Connell Branch 1
Cambridge Public Schools (Cambridge, Mass.). Multicultural Committee 1
Cambridge Rainbow 1
Cambridge Tribune (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cambridge Women's Commission 1
Camp Quinapoxet (Rindge, N.H.) 1
Carchia, Louis Joseph 1
Cassel, Emily 1
Cavileer, Jr., Alfred 1
Child Care Resource Center (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Christian East End Union 1
Clark, Xonnabel 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Comcast Corporation 1
Committee of Correspondence for the Towns of Cambridge and Charlestown 1
Cooper, Susan, 1935- 1
Corbett, William, 1942- 1
Dewey & Almy Chemical Company 1
Dimitri Pokrovsky Singers 1
Dowley, Jennifer 1
Dropkin, Celia, 1888-1956 1
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 1
Dungan-Levant, Timothy 1
Dunn, Betsy 1
Early Childhood Connection 1
Early Childhood Education Advisory Council (Mass.) 1
East Cambridge Catholic Institute and Club (East Cambridge, Cambridge, 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
Father Mathew Total Abstinence Society (East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 1
Festival "Amaru Alcarza" 1
Fitzgerald School (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Fleischmann, Susan 1
Foro Latino 1
Four Socials (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Glanz-Leyeless, A. (Aaron), 1889-1966 1
Graham, Saundra 1
Grolier Poetry Book Shop 1
Guy, Tonton 1
Haley & Aldrich 1
Halpern, Moshe Leib, 1886-1932 1
Harris, Athrin Icilmah Thomson, -2009 1
Harris, H. Benton, 1898-1970 1
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 1
Hodges, Elizabeth Jamison 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935 1
Immunization Action Project 1
Indian Rights Association. Cambridge Branch. 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jewish Community of Cambridge 1
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