First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1804-2010.


First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1804-2010.

Records of the First Parish in Cambridge including committee and club records, financial records, membership lists, correspondence, orders of service, and photographs. The records span 1804-2008.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6382967

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