Visit Historical & Special Collections (and lots of other archives!) during Cambridge Open Archives this June

This year Historical & Special Collections is celebrating Cambridge Open Archives’ 10th Anniversary as part of two weeks of behind-the-scenes tours at 15 archives, libraries, and special collections around Cambridge! Get a closer look at special collections and archival material here at HLS, as well as 14 other archives at Harvard and across the city.


: Unite to Support Rent Control flyer with additional information about Cambridge Open Archives
Unite to Support Rent Control flyer, Records of the Cambridge Tenants’ Union, Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections, Box 11, Folder 1.

When:   June 11-15 and June 18-21, 2018
Various locations in Cambridge, including Historical & Special Collections
Free! Space is limited, however, so be sure to register below.



HSC will have a ton of great material for you to check out, including a small display featuring items from the Cambridge Tenants’ Union records and Community Legal Assistance Office records. Other highlights will include items from a wide range of collecting areas and formats, including early manuscripts, rare books, and audio-visual material.

If you’re a Harvard Law School or Harvard Library affiliate, save room for members of the general public to visit HSC on June 19 and swing by the next day—Wednesday, June 20—between 12:00 and 1:30 instead. All members of the HLS and Harvard Library communities are welcome to stop by during the June 20 open house before we take down the display.

Questions? Email Jane: [email protected]

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