Recap: Cambridge Open Archives 2019

In late June, the Cambridge Historical Society participated in the eleventh annual Cambridge Open Archives, a free event organized by the Cambridge Historical Commission where archival repositories around Cambridge open their doors to visitors and highlight thematic collections. This year’s theme was “Politics and Activism in Cambridge (and Beyond).” Visitors to the Society had the opportunity to learn about and … Read More

06/13/18: Past — Open Archives 2018

On June 13, the Cambridge Historical Society participated in the annual Open Archives, hosted by the Cambridge Historical Commission. Under the direction of our Archivist Maggie Hoffman, we were able to showcase a variety of historical materials from our archival collections, such as the Hodges-Swan family papers and the Harvard Square Defense Fund.

The 8th Annual Cambridge Open Archives: “Tales from the Archives” 2016

Mon, 06/20/2016 (All day) – Wed, 06/22/2016 (All day) June 13-15 & June 20-22, 2016 For six days over two weeks, twelve archives, special collections and collecting institutions in Cambridge will open their doors to the public to showcase some of their most interesting materials – and the tales that go along with them. Week One: Monday, 6/13, 3-5 pm: Cambridge Historical … Read More