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MIT and Regional Interest

MIT and Regional Interest

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Cambridgeport

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a rich mixture of closely mingled examples of architectural periods—17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th century, with the 21st century already near the drawing board and before the planning board. Yet implicit in the city is a continuity overruling what might be chaos.

A History of Harrisburg, New Hampshire 1774-1969

This is a detailed history of one instance of a vanishing phenomenon, the small New England mill town. Source materials such as company records, newspapers, personal interviews, and indeed the town itself, which survives very largely as it did a century ago, were examined with assiduous scholarship. The resulting history is colorful and lively, its rich detail making it good reading as well as careful history.

MIT’s History Revealed through Its Most Evocative Objects

“[T]hese countless connecting threads, woven into one indissoluble texture, form that ever-enlarging web which is the blended product of the world’s scientific and industrial activity.” 

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