History Cambridge holds a small collection of records relating to the history of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Want to view materials in person?

  • Please send your request for information or an appointment to archives@historycambridge.org. Response time for requests is minimum a week, but can be variable depending on the inquiry’s nature/complexity
  • Searches are limited by time, fees may apply
  • Please provide specific box and folder numbers for your request from our finding aids.
  • Suggest some days that work best for you. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 AM-3PM. Because of our small staff, we cannot accommodate drop-in researchers.

Image Requests:

  • Please make arrangements at least three weeks before your deadline. We cannot accommodate last minute requests.