History Cambridge holds eclectic collections from Cambridge’s past. Specializing in social history, they tell the story of how people lived during the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, and the cultural revolution of the mid-20th century.

How to research Cambridge History online:

    If you want to visit the archive to view materials in person, please read our Rules for the Use of Materials and call 617-547-4252 or email us at archives@cambridgehistory.org to schedule your appointment at least a week in advance. More information is here.