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Cambridge Archives Crawl
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge’s Third Annual Open Archives Tour

Cambridge in the 1860s

The Open Archives tour is a chance to see behind the scenes at a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. This year, there will be nine archives featured over three days (3 per day). You can sign up for one, two or three tours, but you must sign up for each tour individually.

 

The Cambridge Historical Commission

Cambridge Public Library

City Clerk's Office

Tour One

July 11

Featuring:
The Cambridge Historical Commission
The Cambridge City Clerk
The Cambridge Room of the Public Library

There are three tours, they all start at 5:00 and all go until 7:30. Each tour will see all three locations, but each tour will start at a different place. To sign up, please email us at rsvp@cambridgearchives.org and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour One. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

 

Harvard University Archives

Houghton Library

Schlesinger Library

Tour Two

July 12

Featuring:
The Harvard University Archives, The Houghton Library, and the Schlesinger Library

There are three tours, they all start at 3:00 and all go until 5:30. Each tour will see all three locations, but each tour will start at a different place. To sign up, please email us at rsvp@cambridgearchives.org and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour Two. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

 

 

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Cambridge Historical Society

Schlesinger Library

Tour Three

July 13

Featuring:
The Mount Auburn Cemetery, The Cambridge Historical Society, and The Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarter's National Historic Site

There are three tours, they all start at 5:00 and all go until 7:30. Each tour will see all three locations, but each tour will start at a different place. To sign up, please email us at rsvp@cambridgearchives.org and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour Three. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

 

 

If you would like to sign up for multiple tours, please email rsvp@cambridgearchives.org and indicate which tours you would like to take. You can also call The Cambridge Historical Society at 617-547-4252 with any questions.

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