A Cambridge Archives.org Event

With the following participating organizations

Coolidge Farm on the west side of Cambridge, September 1898. Lois Lilley Howe Collection - Cambridge Historical Society

The Cambridge Historical Society

Asa Gray Garden, 1885. Mount Auburn Cemetery Collection

Mount Auburn Cememtery

Longfellow Garden and Field, July 1940. Longfellow National Historic Site Collection

Longfellow National Historic Site

The Cambridge Historical CommissionThe Cambridge Historical Commission

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The Cambridge Historical Society, Longfellow National Historic Site, Mount Auburn Cemetery, and the Cambridge Historical Commission hosted the:

2nd Annual Open Archives Tour:
Growing Collections - Planting Ideas

Mark Vassar explaining features of the CHS collection
Sample of material on display
Sample of material on display

This year's tour focused on our collections that deal with the changing landscapes and horticultural diversity of our sites and our city.

Participants had a chance to look behind-the-scenes and see examples of rare, original material from collections of manuscripts, photographs and ephemera.