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Maps, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

A series of plans showing the existing ways and owners of property 1630, 1635, 1640, 1645, 1909

 Item — Volume 55
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes copies of Annual Reports for the years 1868, 1870-1871, 1873-1883, 1885, 1892-1898, 1900-1905, 1907-1910; indexes to Births in the City of Boston for the years 1923, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1945-1947, 1949-1951, 1953-1959, 1961-1967; index to marriage intentions and marriages recorded in 1894; "Bills of Mortality 1810-1849; "List of Freemen 1630-1678"; "A Series of Plans Showing the Existing Ways and Owners of Property 1630, 1635, 1640, 1645" published in 1909; and "Maps of the Street Lines...
Dates: 1909

Assessing Department plans

 Series
Identifier: 2100.016
Scope and Contents Large format plans arranged by ward number and block. Includes the block numbers, street names, plot dimensions, and building footprints. These plans were used for reference purposes only.
Dates: circa 1918-1985

Atlases

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.003
Scope and Contents Collection of atlases published by G. M. Hopkins & Co., G. W. Bromley & Co., and L.J. Richards.Holdings of Hopkins atlases include: Boston Proper, 1874; Roxbury, 1873; South Boston and Dorchester, 1874; Brighton, 1875; and Charlestown, 1875.Holdings of Bromley atlases includes: Boston Proper and Back Bay, 1898, 1908, 1912, 1917, 1922, 1928 and 1938; Brighton, 1890, 1897, 1909, 1916 and 1925; Charlestown, 1892 and 1901; Charlestown and East Boston, 1901, 1912 and...
Dates: 1873-1938

Bridge and Ferry Division plans

 Collection
Identifier: 5010.001
Scope and Contents Obsolete and superseded architectural and engineering drawings of the Bridge and Ferry Division for the following facilities: public ways such as bridges, streets, tunnels, navigable water bodies, ferries and ferry facilities, and miscellaneous city facilities such as cemeteries, garages, piers, sewage and rubbish facilities, parks and other open spaces, monuments, development plans, bulkheads, hospitals, penal facilities, MBTA facilities and vehicles, schools, bathhouses, Harbor islands, and...
Dates: circa 1849-1959

Cemetery Division maps and plans

 Collection
Identifier: 4410.002
Scope and Contents note This collection includes maps and plans from the Cemetery Division headquarters at Mt. Hope Cemetery. The maps and plans span the years circa 1899-1999. Many of the maps and plans are undated. The condition of many of the plans is poor because of previous storage and water damage. The collection has been divided into 4 series: Series I - Mt. Hope Cemetery, Series II - Evergreen Cemetery, Series III - Fairview Cemetery, and Series IV - Historic Burying Grounds. The Mt. Hope Cemetery...
Dates: circa 1899-1999

City Planning Board map

 Series
Identifier: 4030.003

Fenwick Smith Atlas collection

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.020
Scope and Contents Atlases of Boston donated to the City Archives by Fenwick Smith.
Dates: 1873-1938

Landmarks Commission survey maps

 Collection
Identifier: 5210.003
Scope and Contents note This series consists primarily of Topographical and Planimetric Survey Maps of neighborhoods within the City of Boston in which designated historic districts and landmarks reside. In addition to the Topographical maps, there are Historical Maps, Historic District Boundary Maps, and National Register Boundary Maps. Most of the maps are dated from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. There are a few historical maps dated 1872 and 1883.
Dates: circa 1962-1987

Parks Department plans

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.004
Scope and Contents Boston Parks Department Engineering Division plans. Includes plans produced for Boston Common, Fens, Airport, Commonwealth Avenue, Franklin Park, Copley Square and other projects.
Dates: circa 1890-1975

Plans filed in the City Clerk's Office

 Collection
Identifier: 0300.012
Scope and Contents Plans filed in the Office of the City Clerk. The materials in this collection date from circa 1830s-1982 with the bulk of the items dating from 1931-1982. These records consist primarily of twentieth century highway layouts, land taking plans and railroad plans. Also included are city maps, ward maps, and plans relating to bridges, gas and electric, streets and highways, the Parks Department, and the Longfellow School in Roslindale, as well as a small group of miscellaneous items. Some items...
Dates: circa 1830s-1982 (bulk, 1931-1982)

Surveyor plans

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2100.017
Scope and Contents In November of 1876, the Board of Assessors requested an appropriation of $1500 for the purpose of causing the preparation of a set of reduced copies, on tracing cloth, of surveyors' plans of estates, to be used in street and office work in the Assessors' Department. Includes copies of surveyor plans, arranged by neighborhood, which were drawn circa 1856-1877.
Dates: 1877

Ward and precinct maps

 Collection
Identifier: 4700.011
Scope and Contents Map books showing ward and precinct boundaries for the years 1878, 1886, 1889, 1890, 1895, 1916, 1921 and 1925 printed by the Election Department.
Dates: 1878-1925