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Atlases, 1871-1930 Edit


Finding Aid Author
Alyssa Pacy (finding aid author 2015) and Moira MacKay (editor 2017) under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy.
Finding Aid Date
June 12, 2015 and March 30, 2017
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  • 1871-1930 (Creation)


  • 30.1 Linear feet (Whole)
  • 21.7 Cubic Feet (Whole)
  • 19 Volumes (Whole)
    7 Flat File Drawers

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  • Collection Overview

    This collection contains atlases on the subjects of Cambridge, Middlesex County, and Massachusetts by various surveyors, including G. M. Hopkins, G. W. Bromley, and George H. Waker.

  • Organization of Collecion

    This collection is organized into the following three series:

    Series 1: Cambridge, 1873-1930

    Series 2: Middlesex County, 1900-1908

    Series 3: Massachusetts, 1871-1909

    19 volumes grouped chronologically within series.

  • Custodial History

    This is an artifical collection created by the archivist to maintain atlases that are donated to the collection. See Collection Documentation or Related Accessions for information on donations.

  • Access to Collection

    This collection is open to research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    This collection contains a mixture of public domain and copyrighted material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to understand and observe copyright law and to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyright. The materials for which no copyright exists are believed to be in the public domain. For the materials subject to copyright and other intellectual property restrictions, researchers must obtain written permission from the copyright owner(s) if they wish to publish these documents. Questions concerning copyright should be directed to the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.

  • Preferred Citation

    Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection: [Identification of item], Atlases,1871-1930, 053, [Box#, Folder title], Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Alyssa Pacy in June 2015 and edited by Moira MacKay in March 2017 under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy.