Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Cambridge City Engineer Records
Abstract This collection consists of an assortment of books and one rolled item from the Cambridge Office of the City Engineer. The books cover a period from about 1860 to 1908. Examples of the content in the books are plot drawings, measurements, transcribed land deeds and abstracts, field notes, newspaper clippings, mathematical calculations, and copied legal documents.
Dates: ca. 1860s-1914
Cambridge City Planning Documents
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, booklets, correspondence, ephemera, and other documents pertaining to city planning and development in Cambridge. Most of the documents were created by City of Cambridge departments such as Cambridge Community Development (CDD) and the Cambridge Planning Board (including when it was the Planning Department), though other departments and city organizations like the Cambridge Housing Authority or Water Board may appear as creators as well. Some documents related...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-2003
Cambridge Engineering Department Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various documents from the Cambridge Engineering Department from ca. 1793 to 1957, ranging from water works documents to non-waterworks documents. Examples of the documents include reports, contracts, letters, legal documents, financial documents, advertisement and bids.The non-waterworks documents include documents about railroads, rapid transit system, rifle range, sewers, and streets. For the details of the water works documents, please refer to the...
Dates: ca. 1793-1957
Cambridge Traffic Department Collection
Abstract Correspondence, maps, studies, memos, plans, applications, and similar documents related to projects of the Cambridge Traffic Department. Projects include traffic installations, enhancements, and other forms of urban renewal.
Dates: ca. 1930-1980s
Cambridge Traffic Proposals and Plans, Supplement to Traffic Department Collection
Abstract Report plans, transit reports, and studies prepared by agencies for improvement projects in Cambridge.
James A. Stafford Plans
Abstract 1 oversize volume, measuring ~24 x 20.” Volume represents personal collection of plans of an engineer at the Cambridge Water Board.
Dates: ca. 1860-1870s
Thomas W. Danehy Park Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs reports of the construction and maintenance of Danehy Park. Boxes 1 and 2 contain photographs of Site Preparation, Site Improvements, and Comfort Station contracts occurring at Danehy Park from 1987 to 1990. Contract No. 1 was the Site Preparation conducted by J.E. Chase, Inc. of 1320 South Washington Street, North Attleboro and photographed by Maclone Studio of Photography of 396 Medford Street, Somerville. These black-and-white and color images...
Transportation Studies Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains studies, reports, plans, and correspondence pertaining to transportation in Cambridge. Most of the documents were created by City of Cambridge departments, such as the Cambridge Planning Board, and state departments including the Boston Transportation Planning Review, the Joint Board for the Metropolitan Master Highway Plan, and the Massachusetts Highway Department. Many of the other creators were consulting firms and businesses while some items were submitted to both...
Dates: ca. 1945-1995