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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,
Quantity: 3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Records of the Cambridge Book Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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:
- I. bMS Am 1646: Catalogues (notebooks)
- II. bMS Am 1646.1: Records (notebooks)
- III. bMS Am 1646.2: Miscellaneous papers (folders)
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.