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Open Archives 2012
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge’s Fourth Annual Archives Crawl

Famous and Infamous

The Open Archives tour is a chance to see behind the scenes at a number of archives and unique collecting agencies in Cambridge. In 2012 we featured twelve archives over four days (3 per day).

 

The Cambridge Historical Commission

Cambridge Public Library

City Clerk's Office

Tour One

July 9 5:00-8:00

SOLD OUT!

Featuring:
The Cambridge Historical Commission
The Cambridge Room of the Public Library
The Cambridge Public Works Department

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 pay through PayPal below, or send a check (made payable to the Cambridge Historical Society 159 Brattle Street 02138) and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour One. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

To be added to the waiting list, please email your name and contact info to rsvp@cambridgearchives.org  

 

Harvard University Archives

Houghton Library

Schlesinger Library

Tour Two

July 10 3:00-6:00

SOLD OUT!

Featuring:
The Harvard University Archives
The Houghton Library at Harvard
The Schlesinger Library at Harvard

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 pay through PayPal below, or send a check (made payable to the Cambridge Historical Society 159 Brattle Street 02138) and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour Two. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

To be added to the waiting list, please email your name and contact info to rsvp@cambridgearchives.org  

 

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Cambridge Historical Society

Schlesinger Library

Tour Three

July 11 5:00-8:00

SOLD OUT!

Featuring:
The Mount Auburn Cemetery
The Cambridge Historical Society
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 pay through PayPal below, or send a check (made payable to the Cambridge Historical Society 159 Brattle Street 02138) and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour Three. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

To be added to the waiting list, please email your name and contact info to rsvp@cambridgearchives.org  

MIT List Center

MIT Institute Archives

MIT Museum

Tour Four

July 12 3:00-6:00

SOLD OUT!

Featuring:
MIT List Visual Arts Center
MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections
MIT Museum

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 pay through PayPal below, or send a check (made payable to the Cambridge Historical Society 159 Brattle Street 02138) and indicate that you would like to sign up for Tour Four. Once you are registered, we will tell you where to start.

To be added to the waiting list, please email your name and contact info to rsvp@cambridgearchives.org  

For more information, please email rsvp@cambridgearchives.org or call The Cambridge Historical Society at 617-547-4252.

 

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