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Corcoran’s Department Store Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CHC008
Abstract This collection consists of one flat box of materials relating to Corcoran’s. The collection documents the history and development of a long and successful family-run department store that was an important part of the Cambridge community.
Dates: 1888-1981; Majority of material found within 1940s

Curtis Mellen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P010
Abstract Biography Note: The Mellens were a very prominent family in Cambridge, and their soap business, Curtis Davis & Co., became the American branch of Lever Brothers, the largest soap manufacturer in the world at the time.

Dates: 1890-1910

Daniel Shaw Papers

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Identifier: CHC014
Abstract The Shaw Collection is comprised of 25 folders of Daniel W. Shaw’s personal correspondence; his papers relating to both the Braman Shaw & Co., and the Shaw & Applin Furniture Company, including receipts and bills from Cambridge-area businesses; several personal account books; and various insurance policy contracts. The collection also includes miscellaneous papers relating to Shaw’s position as treasurer of the North Cambridge Masonic Charity Lodge and bills and receipts associated with...
Dates: 1844-1879

Daniel White Charity Fund Cash Book

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Identifier: CHC022
Abstract One ledger, detailing the income, cash account, interest, and other financial aspects of the Daniel White Charity Fund from its inception to early 1959.The fund was called the Daniel White Charity, and its single volume ledger contains entries beginning in October of 1863 and continuing through February of 1959. It records cash amounts paid out to the City, various area banks, local coal and fuel companies, as well as interest amounts accrued.
Dates: 1863-1959

Dr. Charles E. Vaughan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CHC024
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, deeds, maps, leases, and other documents related to a property on 8 Garden Street and its sale by Dr. Charles E. Vaughan to Radcliffe College in 1896. Documents relate to previous owners of the property including Charles C. Foster of Cambridge and Louisa Higginson of Brattleboro, VT.
Dates: ca. 1853-1896

Dudley Borland Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CHC072
Scope and Contents This collection contains property cards, some with images, newspaper clippings, calling cards, correspondence, receipts, and maps, dating to 1927 from the Dudley and Borland real estate firm. This was owned by Parker Dudley and James P. Borland. The cards "include notes and pictures of many of the houses that still stand as well as ones that are missing." In addition to the property cards, there are indexes for property sales and mailing lists. The photographs section...
Dates: ca. 1927

Timothy Dungan-Levant Photographs, 2012-2015

 Collection
Identifier: 046
Collection Overview This collection contains photographs of the Cambridge Public Library taken between 2012 and 2015. The photographs are 11x17 inkjet, color digital prints, printed on a Cannon Pixma Pro 9000 Mark II.
Dates: 2012-2015

Dunn, Betsy (Betsy Dunn Papers, 1968-1983)

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Identifier: 057
Collection Overview The Betsy Dunn papers consist of a small number of files related to Cambridge city elections and Cambridge civic life. It includes copies of several letters Dunn wrote to city officials or press outlets.
Dates: 1968-1983

East End Union of Cambridge Records, 1887-2001

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Identifier: 023
Dates: 1887-2001; Majority of material found in 1887-1946

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Arts on the Line (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Autumn Uprising Festival of New Improvised Music 1
Ayer, Clarence Walter, 1862-1913 1
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East Cambridge Catholic Institute and Club (East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.) 1
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Eliot, Charles W. (Charles William), 1899-1993 1
Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950 1
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Farquhar, David, 1871-1955 1
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Father Mathew Total Abstinence Society (East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.) 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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Hodges, Elizabeth Jamison 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935 1
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
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