SpColl 22: Somerville Gates Collection

This collection includes:

  • 1 Somerville Gate
  • 1 multimedia CD, including original web site and all photographs of the gates
  • 17 "Media Gates" postcards
  • 1 media packet, including articles from:
    • New York Times, 2/13/05 (highlights inspiration for Somerville Gates), 2/19/05, 2/26/05, 2/27/05
    • Boston Globe, 2/25/05 (mentions BPCL), 2/27/05, 3/22/05, n.d.,
    • Boston Herald, 2/19/05, 2/25/05
    • Cape Cod Times, 2/26/05
    • Chicago Tribune, 2/25/05, 2/28/05
    • Cincinnati Enquirer, 2/27/05
    • El Colombiano, 2/27/05 (Colombia)
    • Folha de S.Paulo, 2/24/05 (Brazil)
    • The Gazette (Colorado Springs, CO), 2/20/05
    • Naples Daily News, 2/26/05
    • National Review, 3/28/05
    • The News and Observer, 3/6/05
    • NRC Handdelsblad, 2/22/05 (Netherlands)
    • Palm Beach Post, 2/26/05
    • Press Democrat, 2/20/05
    • San Francisco Chronicle, 2/20/05
    • Somerville Journal, 3/3/05
    • Somerville News, 3/2/05
    • Spiegel Online, 2/21/05
    • Washington Post, 2/26/05
    • The Week, 3/18/05
    • untitled, undated piece "FW: Gates"
    • "Hargo Day" Proclamation
    • "The New York Times Most Popular/Most E-mailed Articles" website
    • e-mail from a professor in the United Arab Emirates
    • 1/2 page letter from Larry Cafiero of the Santa Cruz Sentinel and a 1 page article from the New York Times, no date
    • Inquiry from CNN regarding the use of photos for a "quirky story"
    • VMS Broadcast Schedule for all appearances of "Somerville Gates" from 2/1/05 to 3/29/05

There is a web site by the creator of the Somerville Gates that has more information (and some photos!) about these items.