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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.
A print finding aid is available in the Library & Archives.
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.
Locke-Ober Cafe collection
Gift of the Locke-Ober Cafe, 2012; Library & Archives purchase, 2012.
This collection is available for research.
This collection is entirely in English.
[Item identification]. Locke-Ober Cafe collection (CC008). Historic New England.
This finding aid was prepared by Abigail Cramer, March, 2013.
This finding aid is DACS-compliant.
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.