Special Collections

Massachusetts Archives
220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston MA , 02125
FAX: (617)288-8429
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Michael Cuomo, Reference Supervisor (617)727-2816 mcuomo@mecn.mass.edu
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa 9:00AM-3:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Coat room/lockers Gift shop
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Michael Cuomo, Reference Supervisor (618)727-2816
Collections: 1
Formats: 50 linear feet of manuscripts 20,000 linear feet of archives 6,500 maps 25 linear feet of photographs microforms 200 video tapes 350 16mm. motion picture reels 575 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Massachusetts Archives Collection (concentration on Colonial and Revolutionary Documents) (Finding Aid)
Access: Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM THE NORTH: Take Route 3 / I-93 to exit 15 (Morrisseey Blvd / JFK Library). Follow signs for UMASS Boston and JFK Library. FROM THE WEST: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-93 South. Follow signs for UMass Boston and JFK Library. FROM THE SOUTH: Take Route 3 / I-93 to exit 14 (Morrissey Blvd / JFK Library. BT MBTA: Take the Red Line to JFK / UMass station. Take shuttle bus #2 to Archives.