Scope and Contents note
This series consists of 5.5 cubic feet of records from the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The records cover the dates from 1880-1992, with bulk dates of 1885-1960. These records deal with various park projects of the Boston Parks Department (and its predecessors) from the 1880s through the early 1970s. Documents include land takings, deeds, land transfers, sales of land, leases, as well as other legal agreements between the Boston Parks Department (or its predecessors) and government entities (including local, state, and federal) private citizens, corporations, and other businesses. In addition there are a large number of plans for various projects including blue prints, engineer drawings, and maps.
- 1880-1992 (bulk, 1885-1960)
Language of Materials
From the Series: English
- From the Collection: Boston (Mass.). Parks and Recreation Department (Organization)