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Albert B. Wolfe Collection          (pdf version available)
1958-1998

Donated to the
Cambridge Historical Commission
by Albert B. Wolfe and his daughter, Diana Wolfe Larkin

3.6 linear feet

Prepared by
H. Alice Dodds
April – October, 2006

Cambridge Historical Commission
City of Cambridge
831 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Description

The Albert B. Wolfe Collection was donated to the Cambridge Historical Commission in part by Mr. Wolfe himself and in part by his daughter, Diana Wolfe Larkin. Mr. Wolfe collected these papers during his tenures as Chairman of the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee (1961-1962) and as Chairman of the Cambridge Historical Commission (1962-1973). Also included are a few personal papers from 1963 until the time of his death in 1998. During the entire period of his service to the City of Cambridge, Mr. Wolfe maintained his legal practice and worked out of the offices of his law firm, Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, at 28 State Street in Boston.

Historic preservation undertakings, such as noted above, were enabled and empowered throughout the country by federal, state and local legislation passed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Mr. Wolfe was a pioneer in promoting these efforts. The Cambridge City Council moved quickly to implement these laws. In 1961 it adopted a resolution creating the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee; a group charged with proposing a plan for an historical preservation program for the city.

The papers of the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee are of interest for their description of the pioneer work done to identify the preservation needs of Cambridge and to propose specific steps to meet these needs. A major debate over the advantages of “historic sites” vs. “historic districts,” to define the historic units to be worked with, was resolved in favor of “historic districts.” Within a year, the Study Committee completed its mission by proposing the establishment of a permanent city agency, the Cambridge Historical Commission, to oversee and administer the city’s historic preservation program. Ordinance No. 727, passed by the City Council in 1962, established this Commission, and defined its membership and responsibilities.

The records kept by Mr. Wolfe on the work of the Cambridge Historical Commission are the primary focus of this collection. They also are a reflection of Mr. Wolfe’s personal involvement in the work of the Commission; as chairman, as administrator, as attorney, and as a leading figure in the preservationist field.

Mr. Wolfe’s role as chairman placed him at a structural apex, which gives an overall view of every aspect of the work of the Commission. His role as an administrator records organizational structures, committee and Commission memberships and meetings, and budgetary and staff concerns. As an influential leader in the field, Mr. Wolfe maintained far flung contacts with many diverse individuals and institutions.

But Mr. Wolfe may have made one of his greatest contributions as an attorney, and in so doing have responded to one of the most important responsibilities assigned by the City to the Commission: the adjudication of cases regarding work on historic buildings. Mr. Wolfe presided over nearly forty such largely precedent setting cases. The records he maintained are in depth and meticulous, and reflect an important contribution to the preservation of the integrity of the community’s historical environment.

However, in the most significant area of the Commission’s work, The Survey of Architectural History, there is a paucity of materials available in the Wolfe Collection. This Survey produced a definitive, scholarly report on five Cambridge districts. Mr. Wolfe appointed a highly qualified Advisory Committee for each survey and selected a working staff of trained architects and historians. He also drew up a statement of purpose to guide the work. Then as an administrator, perhaps he stepped aside and delegated to experts. His records do not reflect his day-to-day, personal involvement in this significant effort. The bulk of these materials must be found elsewhere.

An exception to Mr. Wolfe’s apparent disengagement from the Commission’s historical endeavors can be found in the full records he maintained on historic sites. These background materials on over thirty locations, buildings and monuments were assembled in connection with the Commission’s program on Markers, Trails and Brochures. Two publications were produced using these materials, and they were also an integral part of the Commission’s collaborative effort with the National Park Service on The Historic American Buildings Survey undertaken in 1963, 1964, and with the Eastern Massachusetts Regional Planning Project in 1967.

In his role as leader and facilitator, Mr. Wolfe may be acknowledged for the superb results achieved by the Commission in its major undertaking: the historical surveys of Cambridge. On publication of the fifth and final survey report in 1977, Mr. Wolfe was able to write to Charles Sullivan, Executive Director of the Cambridge Historical Commission as follows: “With the completion of Report V: Northwest Cambridge. . . completing the Survey of Architectural History, Cambridge now has what is probably the most thorough, complete and professional history and analysis of its current built environment of any city as large in the world.”

The few personal papers contained here concern primarily Mr. Wolfe’s presentations, particularly his speech to the American Bar Association in 1963, as well as correspondence, biographical materials, honors bestowed on him, and obituaries.

Scope and Content

Series I – Historic Preservation Legislation
Mr. Wolfe played a significant role in the passage of legislation directed toward historic preservation goals; particularly the enactment of the Massachusetts State Legislature’s Chapter 40C, which empowered cities and towns to establish historical commissions. Nothing of this role is evident in this collection. Furthermore, most of the legislative materials contained here, both Federal and State, are fragmentary and in process. Two exceptions are the Massachusetts State Chapter 359 (1971) amending 40C, and Chapter 517 (1971); both in full and final texts. The materials available on the City of Cambridge’s preservation legislation do give some insight into Mr. Wolfe’s contribution; both to the City Council Resolution of 1961 establishing the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee and to its Ordinance 727 (1962) creating the Cambridge Historical Commission. Full texts of both measures are included.

Series II – Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee
The records of the Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee give a sketchy picture, through correspondence, of the group’s operations and results. Two major issues are covered: the debate between the establishment of “historic sites” vs. “historic districts,” and the reach of the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan District Commission vs. the Cambridge Historical Commission. The outcome of the first is clearly stated: “historic districts.” The latter must be assumed to have been resolved, since the Cambridge City Council was able to adopt Ordinance 727. A copy of the Committee’s report, at an unspecified stage of its preparation, is available, but the final report, that was published and widely distributed, is not. An independent report by Rosamund Coolidge Howe (1962, 1964), a member of the Committee, provides a useful overview of the Committee’s work and a summary of its principal recommendations. The many letters received in response to the wide distribution of both the preliminary report (1962) and the final report (1962) are also available and of interest. A large number of clippings provide a welcome fleshing out of the Committee’s work.

Series III – Cambridge Historical Commission – Members, Advisory Committees, Minutes
The membership materials provide a running account of the changing members of the Commission itself (1963-1973), and also list the members of the Advisory Committees, which eventually numbered seven. Also included here is a statement of the Committees’ guiding purposes. The minutes, fully covering the 1963-1972 period, are an especially rich source of information on the day-to-day workings of the Commission, and the questions and issues it confronted. The Commission’s meetings also served as public hearing on requests for Certificates of Appropriateness; the approval needed to allow work to be done on historic buildings and locations.

Series IV –Cambridge Historical Commission – Budget and Staff
The budget materials provide information on the financial support of the Historical Commission by the City of Cambridge from 1964-1974. Of special interest are the occasional annual reports on the work of the Commission. These reports are folded in with the budget report of the past year and the budget request for the coming year; making it desirable to check several years to obtain the full picture. The staff records indicate the importance attached to a clear-cut contractual relationship with each employee; as a folder on the development of such a contract and the presence of a contract(s) in the file of each of the twenty-nine staff members confirms. Most of the staff members were temporary, part time, and seasonal, with little material on file. Others, such as Bainbridge Bunting, Arthur Krim, Robert Nylander, and Robert Rettig, were the professional, if intermittent, backbone of the Commission and accumulated substantial records over a period of years. There is also a folder on applicants who were not employed.

Series V – Cambridge Historical Commission -- Correspondence
Mr. Wolfe’s correspondence represents a substantial segment of his collection for two reasons: first, as a prominent figure in the historical preservation field, Mr. Wolfe was in touch with numerous, far flung communicants, and; second, working from his law office in Boston, he often engaged in written communication with the Commission staff located in Cambridge. The letters exchanged with individuals outside the Commission usually do not exceed brief exchanges, cover an infinite variety of subjects, and represent prominent leaders as well as private individuals. Mr. Wolfe’s correspondence with the Commission’s staff is found throughout this collection under almost every subject heading. The letters included in this series are either of a general nature or cover a number of different subjects, no one of which predominates.

Series VI – Cambridge Historical Commission – Architectural History Surveys of Cambridge
The materials in this collection on the Commission’s signature undertaking, the five historical surveys of Cambridge, are primarily restricted to Ms. Wolfe’s limited involvement in this effort. Included are copies of his contributions to these reports, consisting of two forewords and two conclusions (East Cambridge, and Cambridgeport, and Old Cambridge). The texts of two reports (East Cambridge and Cambridgeport), whether in process or in final form is uncertain, are also available. Some correspondence on day-to-day matters can be found. Otherwise, however, these records are sparse. Printing and distribution arrangements with the MIT Press, are also recorded here.

Series VII – Cambridge Historical Commission – Markers, Trails, Brochures
This series covers modest ground but is well documented. A general folder on “markers” describes a number of sites, including the Kosciuszko plaque, locations of interest in and around the Cambridge Common and other points of interest. These materials were of assistance in the preparation by Commission staff of two popular walking tour guides: “The Heritage Trail” and “A Guide to Cambridge Architecture: Ten Walking Tours.”

Series VIII -- Cambridge Historical Commission – National and Regional Historical Surveys
These files record the cooperative arrangements made by the Cambridge Historical Commission with federal and state agencies to conduct surveys of historic Cambridge buildings and sites. Included here is correspondence with the National Park Service regarding the Commission’s cooperative efforts with the Park Service’s Historic American Buildings Survey. A folder of Park Service literature fully describes this project. The Eastern Massachusetts Regional Planning Project is outlined in some detail by Mr. Wolfe in a letter of February 15, 1967 to President Pusey of Harvard University and President Johnson of MIT. A folder containing a number of lists of historic buildings and sites, one dated as far back as 1940, offers comparative data of interest. This series leads into Series IX, which describes many of these historic locations in some detail. .

Series IX – Cambridge Historical Commission – Commission’s Inventory of Historic Cambridge Buildings and Sites
The records in this series touch on over 30 Cambridge buildings and sites. Many are described in historical and architectural detail. Some, such as the Jared Sparks House, the Ross House, and the Sargent House, were studied as part of the National Park Service’s Historical American Buildings Surveys. (See Series VIII) The write-ups on buildings such as these by the Cambridge Historical Commission’s professional staff provide a rich resource on Cambridge’s historic infrastructure. In addition to the materials on buildings, this series covers significant sites such as the Cambridge Common, Brattle Street, and the Old Burying Ground.

Series X – Cambridge Historical Commission –- Historic Buildings and Sites -- Cases
Collected in this series are the materials on thirty-eight cases presided over by Mr. Wolfe. These primarily concern alterations to historic building, though cases on infrastructure such as Longfellow Park and Harvard Yard, were also heard. By far the largest number of these buildings were located in the Longfellow Park/Brattle Street area, though Harvard University and Garden Street locations are also represented. Mr. Wolfe maintained these records meticulously. They are in date order, are carefully numbered in sequence of appearance, usually include a notice of a hearing, and in every instance have the statement of approval, known as “The Certificate of Appropriateness.” The amount of activity generated by each case varied widely. The 3 Garden Street case in 1965 generated a single sheet of paper, the Certificate of Appropriateness, while three folders of materials were collected, covering the years 1969-1972, regarding the interrelated cases of 24 Craigie Street, 127 Brattle Street and 133 Brattle Street. A folder on Mr. Wolfe’s carefully maintained running list of these cases, and another on the development of the Certificate of Appropriateness form, are also of interest. The folder on “Public Hearings” contains records dating only from 1963-1966, and should be supplemented by the “Minutes” folder in Series III.

Series XI – Cambridge Historical Commission -- Preservation Groups and Institutions
Indicative of Mr. Wolfe’s wide influence in the historical preservation field are the materials gathered into this series on preservation groups and institutions. Nearly thirty such organizations were in correspondence with Mr. Wolfe from every corner of the United States and from abroad. Most of the exchanges were brief, with the exception of the city of Providence. Providence had been a leader in the field, and Mr. Wolfe’s correspondence and direct personal contacts with Antoinette Downing, Chairman of the Providence Historic Districts Commission, are recorded here. There is also a folder on the preservation literature published by Providence.

Series XII – Wolfe, Albert B.
Most of the papers in this series were collected after Mr. Wolfe’s retirement as Chairman of the Cambridge Historical Commission in 1973. These records include correspondence from the years 1973-1977 and 1995, biographical information, material regarding a gift for Mr. Wolfe at the time of his retirement, and obituaries. Earlier records, during his tenure as Chairman, relate to his talks and presentations to various groups. Of particular interest is Mr. Wolfe’s speech, “Conservation of Historical Buildings and Areas, Legal Techniques,” to the American Bar Association in 1963, and the warm letters of response it prompted. A transcript of an extensive interview with Mr. Wolfe is available, but difficult to follow.

Folder List

BOX I
Series I -- Historic Preservation Legislation
1. United States Congress, 73 stat. 279 1959
2. United States Congress, HR 5984, HR 5985 1961
3. United States Congress, HR 5985 1962
4. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, H 1145 1958
5. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, H 974 1959
6. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chapter 40C 1960
7. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Bills Pending 1964
8. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Section 44A of Chapter 149 1970
9. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chapter 359 Amending Chapter 40C 1971
10. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chapter 517 1971
11. Cambridge, City of, City Council Resolution Re: The Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee 1961
12. Cambridge, City of, Ordinance 727 Establishing The Cambridge Historical Commission 1962
13. Legislation, General Information 1964, 1966

Series II -- Cambridge Historic Districts Study Committee
14. Committee, Correspondence 1961-1962
15. Committee, Debate – Historic Sites vs. Historic Districts 1959,1962, 1963
16. Committee, Meetings 1961, undated
17. Committee, Members 1961
18. Committee, Metropolitan District Commission 1962
19. Committee, Miscellaneous
20. Committee, Report, First 1962
21. Committee, Report, First -- Distribution
22. Committee, Report, First – Responses 1962
23. Committee, Report, First – Hearing 1962,1963
24. Committee, Report, Final 1961,1962, 1963
25. Committee, Report, Final – Distribution 1962, 1963, 1964
26. Committee, Report, Final – Responses 1962
27. Committee, Report – Rosamund Howe 1962, 1964
28. Committee, Clippings 1962, 1963

BOX I
Series III – Cambridge Historical Commission – Members, Advisory Committees, Minutes
29. Commission, Members 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1973
30. Advisory Committees, Membership Lists 1964
31. Advisory Committee, Purposes 1964
32. Advisory Committees, Architectural/Historical 1964
33. Advisory Committees, East Cambridge 1964
34. Advisory Committees, Harvard Square 1967, 1968
35. Advisory Committees, History/Sources 1964
36. Advisory Committees, Markers, Trails and Brochures 1964
37. Advisory Committees, Mid Cambridge undated
38. Advisory Committees, North Central Cambridge 1966
39. Advisory Committees, Old Cambridge undated

BOX II
Series III – Cambridge Historical Commission – Members, Advisory Committees, Minutes (continued)
40. Commission, Minutes 1963
41. Commission, Minutes 1964
42. Commission, Minutes 1965
43. Commission, Minutes 1966
44. Commission, Minutes 1967
45. Commission, Minutes 1968
46. Commission, Minutes 1969
47. Commission, Minutes 1970
48. Commission, Minutes 1971
49. Commission, Minutes 1972

Series IV—Cambridge Historical Commission -- Budget and Staff
50. Commission, Budget – Federal Matching Grants 1971
51. Commission, Budget 1964
52. Commission, Budget 1965
53. Commission, Budget 1966
54. Commission, Budget 1967
55. Commission, Budget 1968
56. Commission, Budget 1969
57. Commission, Budget 1970
58. Commission, Budget 1971
59. Commission, Budget 1972
60. Commission, Budget 1973-1974

BOX III
Series IV –Cambridge Historical Commission – Budget and Staff (continued)
61. Commission Staff, Applicants 1963, 1964, 1969
62. Commission Staff, Contractual Form 1964
63. Commission Staff, Correspondence Re 1964-1969
64. Commission Staff, Athey, Isabelle W. 1968, 1971
65. Commission Staff, Baldwin, Gordon
66. Commission Staff, Bunting, Bainbridge 1952, 1958, 1964-1971
67. Commission Staff, Bushara 1966
68. Commission Staff, Choban, Michele, Jr. 1965
69. Commission Staff, Celleneri, Louis D. 1946
70. Commission Staff, Cheek, Richard W. 1968, 1969
71. Commission Staff, Cohn, Amy 1970-1972
72. Commission Staff, Diver, Colin 1965
73. Commission Staff, Dooley, William G. 1965
74. Commission Staff, Downing, Antoinette 1964-1965
75. Commission Staff, Holander, Patricia C. 1968
76. Commission Staff, Jacoby. Edward 1969, 1970
77. Commission Staff, Krim, Arthur J. 1966, 1970- 1972
78. Commission Staff, Lillie, Rupert B. 1961, 1965, 1966
79. Commission Staff, Lockwood, Stephen C. 1964
81. Commission Staff, Lyndon, Alice A. 1967-1969
82. Commission Staff, MacDougal, Elisabeth 1964-1967
83. Commission Staff, Marangola, John 1966
84. Commission Staff, Nylander, Robert 1964-1965, 1967-1973
85. Commission Staff, Pearson, Eleanor 1965-1968
86. Commission Staff, Petkus, Maureen 1969, 1970
87. Commission Staff, Reiff, Daniel D. 1967
88. Commission Staff, Rettig, Robert Bell 1964-1971
89. Commission Staff, Terry, John 1965
90. Commission Staff, Trowbridge, Stephen 1965
91. Commission Staff, Turner, Paul 1964, 1965
92. Commission Staff, Van Zandt, David 1966
93. Commission Staff, Vogel, Susan Matlock 1966, 1968-1972

Series V – Cambridge Historical Commission -- Correspondence
94. Correspondence, External 1963
95. Correspondence, External (Silverstone) 1963
96. Correspondence, External 1964
97. Correspondence, External 1965
98. Correspondence, External 1966
99. Correspondence, External 1967
100. Correspondence, External 1968
101. Correspondence, External (City of Cambridge -- City Stable) 1969
102. Correspondence, External (City of Cambridge – Walden Square) 1969
103. Correspondence, External l970
104. Correspondence, External (City of Cambridge) 1970
105. Correspondence, External 1971
106. Correspondence, External (City of Cambridge) 1971
107. Correspondence, External 1972
108. Correspondence, External (City of Cambridge) 1972
109. Correspondence, Internal 1964
110. Correspondence, Internal 1965
111. Correspondence, Internal 1966
112. Correspondence, Internal 1967
113. Correspondence, Internal 1968
114. Correspondence, Internal 1969
115. Correspondence, Internal 1970
116. Correspondence, Internal 1971
117. Correspondence, Internal 1972
118. Correspondence, Internal undated

BOX IV
Series VI Cambridge Historical Commission – Architectural History Surveys of Cambridge
119. Historical Surveys, East Cambridge 1965-1966
120. Historical Surveys, East Cambridge – Report Foreword 1964
121. Historical Surveys, East Cambridge – Survey Report undated
122. Historical Surveys, Harvard Square -- Survey Report 1967
123. Historical Surveys, Mid Cambridge 1966-1967
124. Historical Surveys, Cambridgeport 1971
125. Historical Surveys, Cambridgeport – Report Foreword 1971
126. Historical Surveys, Cambridgeport – Report Conclusion 1971
127. Historical Surveys, Northwest Cambridge 1970-1971
128. Historical Surveys, Old Cambridge 1971, 1973
129. Historical Surveys, Clippings
130. Historical Surveys, Maps and Drawings
131. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1967
132. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1968
133. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1968
134. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1969
135. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1970
136. Historical Surveys, MIT Press 1971
137. Historical Surveys, Distribution 1966-1968, 1971, undated
138. Historical Surveys, Publishing Companies – Miscellaneous 1970-1971

Series VII Cambridge Historical Commission – Markers, Trails. Brochures
138. Commission, Markers 1964-1972
139. Commission, “Heritage Trail” 1964, 1965, 1967
140. Commission, “Guide to Cambridge Architecture: Ten Walking Tours” 1967-1971
141. Commission, Commercial Tourist Guides 1964, 1965

BOX V
Series VIII Cambridge Historical Commission – National and Regional Historical Surveys
142. Historic Building and Sites, Lists
143. Historic Buildings and Sites, HAB Survey 1963,1964
144. Historic Buildings and Sites, HAB Survey -- Pamphlets and Forms undated
145. Historic Buildings and Sites, HAB Survey, Photograph and Data Survey 1967
146. Historic Districts and Sites -- Eastern Massachusetts Regional Planning Project 1967

Series IX Cambridge Historical Commission – Commission’s Inventory of Historic Buildings and Sites
147. Cambridge Building and Sites, Lists and Maps 1940,1961, 1967, undated
148. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Miscellaneous Sites A-P
149. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Emily Burleigh House 1964
150. Cambridge Buildings and Sites,Cambridge City Council Chamber 1888, 1890, 1970, 1971
151. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Cambridge Common 1965-1972
152. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Cambridge Neighborhood House 1971
153. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Charles River Basin(Magazine Beach)1877, 1963,
154. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Cooper-Frost-Austin House 1970
155. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Elmwood 1962,1971
156. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Margaret Fuller House 1968,1970, 1971, 1972
157. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Harvard Hall 1968
158. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Memorial Drive 1964
159. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Nichols/Read House 1938, 1965-1969
160. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Nichols/Read House, 1966, 1968
        Descriptions and Reports, undated
161. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Nichols/ Read House, Drawings 1969, undated
162. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Old Burying Ground 1966-1971
163. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Ross Land (Gift to Cambridge) 1969-1971
164. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Ross House 1969
165. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Sargent House 1972, undated
166. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Jared Sparks House 1963, 1968, undated
167. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Tappan House 1967
168. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Henry Vassal House 1966, 1969, undated
169. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Waterhouse House 1967
170. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, Watson House 1968
171. Cambridge Buildings and Sites, George Whittemore House 1964, 1965

BOX VI
Series X Cambridge Historical Commission – Historic Buildings and Sites -- Cases
172. Cases, Cases not processed 1969, 1970, 1972
173. Cases, Certificate of Appropriateness 1963
174. Cases, Certificate of Appropriateness (Advertising Signs) 1969
175. Cases, Hearings (See also Commission Meeting Minutes) 1963-1966
176. Cases, Lists of Cases Undated
177. Cases, #1 20-22 Appian Way December, 1963
178. Cases, #2 12 Garden Street January, 1964
179. Cases, #3 9 Waterhouse Street May, 1964
180. Cases, #4 2 Garden Street July, 1964
181. Cases, #5 3 Garden Street 1965
182. Cases, #6. 20-22 Appian Way June, 1965
183. Cases, #7 3 Garden Street June, 1965
184. Cases, #8 167 Brattle Street April, 1966
185. Cases, #9 Harvard Yard April, 1966
186. Cases, #10 Premises abutting Cambridge and Kirkland Streets November, Re underpass 1966
187. Cases, #11 13 Brattle Street 1966
188. Cases, #12 115 Brattle Street August, 1966
189. Cases, #13 1 Garden Street November, 1966
190. Cases, #13A 101 Brattle Street September, 1966
191. Cases, #14 15 Hawthorn Street December, 1966
192. Cases, #15 7 Longfellow Park April, 1967
193. Cases, #16 108 Brattle Street May, 1967
194. Cases, #17 6 Longfellow Park 1967, 1968, 1971
195. Cases, #18 2 Longfellow Park November, 1969
196. Cases, #19 6 Longfellow Park May, 1968
197. Cases, #20 Harvard Hall, Harvard Yard, Peabody Street May, 1968
198. Cases, #21 40 Willard Street May, 1969
199. Cases, #22 30 Elmwood Avenue May, 1969
200. Cases, #23 Garden Street and Appian Way – Yurt November, 1969
201. Cases, #24 Premises near Cambridge Street underpass May, June, 1970
202. Cases, #25 24 Craigie Street (See also cases 27 and 28) March, 1970 December, 1970
203. Cases, #26 Longfellow House December, 1970
204. Cases, #27 127 (133) Brattle Street (See also cases 25 and 28) 1969,1970
205. Cases, #27 (continued) 127 (133) Brattle Street 1971
206. Cases, #27 (continued) 127 (133) Brattle Street 1972
207. Cases, #28 24 A Craigie Street May, 1972
208. Cases, #29 Longfellow Park (Two new signs) undated
209. Cases, #30 16 Garden Street May, 1972
210. Cases, #31 1 Garden Street May, 1972
211. Cases, #32 133 Brattle Street (Formerly #127) July, 1972 (See case # 27)
212. Cases. #33 108 Brattle Street May, 1972
213. Cases, #34 151 Brattle Street June, 1972
214. Cases, #35 167 Brattle Street October, 1972
215. Cases, #36 Harvard University Science Center October, 1972
216. Cases, #37 First Church Congregational October, 1972
217. Cases, #38 Blank
218. Cases, #39 Blank
219. Cases, #40 2 Appleton Street March, 1973
220. Cases, #41 6 Longfellow Park April, 1973
221. Cases, Harvard University, Massachusetts Hall 1973
        (Case resolution not recorded)

BOX VII
Series XI Cambridge Historical Commission -- Preservation Groups and Institution
222. Groups and Institutions Back Bay Residential District 1964, 1967
223. Groups and Institutions, Boston Historical Committee 1961
224. Groups and Institutions, Cambridge Heritage Trust 1967, 1968, 1970
225. Groups and Institutions, Lexington, Town of 1958,1963, 1971
226. Groups and Institutions, Massachusetts Historical Commission 1963,1964, 1972
227. Groups and Institutions, National Park Service 1962, 1963, 1964
228. Groups and Institutions, National Trust for Historical Preservation 1961, 1963, 1964
229. Groups and Institutions, Providence, City of 1962-1964, 1968
230. Groups and Institutions, Providence, City of 1958, 1960 First Street Festivals 1962, 1964
231. Preservation Groups and Institutions, B-L
232. Preservation Groups and Institutions, M-W

Series XII Wolfe, Albert B. – Personal Papers
233. Wolfe, American Bar Association Speech, Preparation 1963
234. Wolfe, American Bar Association Speech, Text, “Conservation of Historical Buildings and Areas, Legal Techniques” August 12, 1963
235. Wolfe, American Bar Association Speech, Printing and Distribution 1963
236. Wolfe, American Bar Association Speech, Responses 1963
237. Wolfe, Article, “Urban Growth” 1973
238. Wolfe, Biographical Material
239. Wolfe, Correspondence 1973
240. Wolfe, Correspondence 1974
241. Wolfe, Correspondence 1975
242. Wolfe, Correspondence 1976
243. Wolfe, Correspondence 1977
244. Wolfe, Correspondence 1995
245. Wolfe, Honors and Obituaries 1973, 1998
246. Wolfe, Presentations 1961, 1963, Undated
247. Wolfe, Proposal -- Cambridge Environmental Planning Council 1974
248. Wolfe, Transcript of Taped Interview with Mr. Wolfe undated

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