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Visit Cambridge Open Archives Virtually June 15-19, 2020

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Cambridge Open Archives is occurring virtually this year due to the continued closure of many sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual weeklong event offers an opportunity for participants to visit various archives, libraries, and collecting institutions around the City of Cambridge for free, often including behind the scenes tours and curator chats.

This year, Cambridge Historical Commission, #CambridgeHistoricalCommission, along with seven archives and archive adjacent repositories will be participating virtually through Instragram. Each day during the week of June 15-19, 2020, please follow along with the hashtag #VirtualCambridgeOpenArchives to see posts from Cambridge archives and highlights from their digital collections (and more). The event will only be on Instagram, on each individual archive's page.

The Cambridge Open Archives schedule will be as follows:
June 15 – Cambridge Historical Commission
June 16 -- Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site
June 17 -- Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East (formerly Semitic Museum)
                  Brian Coleman, Massachusetts cultural history, Masscult617.com
June 18 -- Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
                  Harvard Film Archive
June 19 – Pacey Foster, UMass Boston, Massachusetts Hip Hop Archive
                  Mount Auburn Cemetery

For more information and a listing of Frequently Asked Questions, visit: https://www.cambridgema.gov/historic/researchaids/openarchives
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