Harvard Square (Cambridge, Mass.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: circa 1960-1969
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
Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1980-1989
Dates: 1872-1998 and undated
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
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: Majority of material found in circa 1880s to 1930s
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
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.