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MS Am 1646-1646.2

Cambridge Book Club (Cambridge, Mass.). Cambridge Book Club (Cambridge, Mass.) records, 1832-1975: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1646-1646.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cambridge Book Club (Cambridge, Mass.)
Title: Cambridge Book Club (Cambridge, Mass.) records,
Date(s): 1832-1975.
Quantity: 3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Records of the Cambridge Book Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*61M-90-92. Deposited by the Cambridge Book Club; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Cambridge Book Club (Cambridge, Mass.) Records, 1832-1975 (MS Am 1646-1646.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Cambridge Book Club was founded in 1832 in Cambridge, Massachusetts with the purpose of circulating current periodicals and books among its members. The number of members was limited to 20.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Records include minutes of meetings, catalogues of periodicals and books circulated, reports, miscellaneous correspondence including acceptances and resignations, obituaries of members, bills, receipts, vouchers, and photographs.

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