Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: DCA collecting area. Do not use as an approved LC subject; see Medford (Mass.) -- History and Somerville (Mass.) -- History for this purpose.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
E. B. Dennison Photographs
Call Number: MS073
Scope and Contents: This collection contains glass plate negatives and prints taken by Medford photographer E. B. Dennison. Most of the images document the destruction of the Reservoir, but campus views are also present, as well as pictures of the brickyards formerly located on College Avenue.
Dates: 1920 -- 1950
Lost Theatres of Somerville Papers
Call Number: MS124
Scope and Contents: This collection contains oral history tapes and transcripts from David Guss's Lost Theatres of Somerville project, documenting the history of movie theaters in Somerville, MA, as well as oversize maps, and CDs, floppy disks, mini-tapes, and DAT tapes. The collection is based on a year-long exhibition curated by David Guss, a Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and hosted by the Somerville Museum from March 2003-April 2004 entitled "Lost Theatres of Somerville." This collection, like...
Dates: 2002 -- 2003
Medford Historical Society Collection of Civil War Photographs
Call Number: MS267
Overview: The Medford Historical Society Collection of Civil War Photographs contains photographs of Civil War subjects, including landscapes and studio portraits of soldiers and veterans.
Dates: circa 1861 -- 1907, bulk circa 1861 -- 1865
Medical Prescriptions Ledger
Call Number: MS140
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of one oversize ledger including prescriptions by various local doctors and pharmacists, largely from West Somerville but also including Cambridge. They are glued into the oversize ledger. It is currently unknown why a central ledger was kept that tracked prescriptions by various doctors and pharmacies by consecutive numbers.
Dates: 1909-05-04 -- 1910-08-11
Office of Community Relations Records
Call Number: UA233
Overview: This collection contains records created by the Office of Community Relations, including information on Tufts campus buildings, projects, and surrounding neighborhoods.
Dates: bulk 1970 -- 2016, 1921 -- 2018
Tufts Family Collection
Call Number: MS050
Overview: This collection contains materials relating to the Tufts family and consists of business and legal records; clippings; correspondence; genealogical materials such as family trees, family histories, and a family Bible; photographs and portraits; publications; scrapbooks; subject files; and the Tufts Kinsmen newsletter. The bulk of this material dates from 1930 to 1980, with the business ledgers and many of the legal documents dating from 1791 to about 1920.
Dates: bulk 1930 -- 1980, circa 0253 -- 0350, 1791 -- 2013
Urban Borderlands Records
Call Number: MS083
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of oral history tapes and transcripts, photographs, and supporting documentation for the Anthropology 183 seminar Urban Borderlands. Urban Borderlands was a joint effort between Tufts undergraduates and Latino high school students from Cambridge and documents the arrival and integration of the Latino community in contemporary US cities. Through interviews, recorded oral histories, and field research, students developed a history of the Latino community of Cambridge...
Dates: bulk 2002 -- 2011, 1969 -- 2011
West Medford African-American Remembrance Project Oral Histories
Call Number: MS123
Scope and Contents: This collection includes oral histories created as part of The West Medford Afro-American Remembrance Project, conducted by Tufts Department of Sociology and Anthropology Associate Professor Rosalind Shaw. The West Medford Afro-American Remembrance Project was an oral history project conducted in 2005 and 2006 by the classes of Tufts University and Brandeis University in conjunction with Project LOCAL (Learning Our Communities American Lore). The aim of the West Medford Afro-American...
Dates: bulk 2005 -- 2006, 2005 -- 2012