Cambridge Open Archives
Please join us for the 11th Annual Cambridge Open Archives at Mount Auburn Cemetery
This year’s theme is Politics and Social Activism so we’ll be looking at Burial Reform and Evolving Landscape practices.
Limit of 20 people per program.
Meet at the Administration Office
Right inside the main entrance of the Cemetery
Please select a timeslot:
- Thursday June 27 5:00-5:45
- Thursday June 27 6:00-6:45
CAMBRIDGE OPEN ARCHIVES: June 24 – 28, 2019
Dive into the tangled history of Cambridge politics and social activism at 7+ local archives. Archivists at each site will share treasures from their collections (photographs and art, posters and letters) that tell complex and unique stories about dynamic politicians and dedicated activists, fights over highways and development schemes and more. See what an archive is, find out what archivists do all day, and learn how you can use these resources to learn more about your family and community.
This event is free but registration is required.
617-349-4070 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.