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Locke-Ober Cafe collection

CC008 (RS177542)

Description

A collection of materials related to the Locke-Ober Cafe of Boston. The collection includes ephemera, such as menus, gift cards, and pencils, as well as an account book.

Details

Collection Name
Locke-Ober Cafe collection
Collection Code
CC008
Dates
1942-1984, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
37 items
Finding Aid Info
A print finding aid is available in the Library & Archives.
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Collection
Custodial History
The materials in this collection were acquired through two accessions. One was a gift from the Locke-Ober Cafe, and the other was a purchase from an auction of Locke-Ober Cafe items.
Credit Line
Gift of the Locke-Ober Cafe, 2012; Library & Archives purchase, 2012.
GUSN
272674
Reference Code
CC008

Historical/Biographical Note

The Locke-Ober Cafe was established in 1875 and was the third oldest cafe in Boston, Massachusetts, until it closed in 2012. The cafe featured French cuisine and seafood, and it was a popular destination throughout the early- and mid-1900s.

Record details

Originator
Locke-Ober Cafe
Restrictions
This collection is available for research.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-201
Related Items
Account books collection, ca. 1750-1880s
Ephemera collection, 1800s-2000s
Ephemera collection, 2011 donation
Language Note
This collection is entirely in English.
Preferred Citation
[Item identification]. Locke-Ober Cafe collection (CC008). Historic New England.
Processing Information
This finding aid was prepared by Abigail Cramer, March, 2013.
Rules and Conventions
This finding aid is DACS-compliant.

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