Special Collections

Department of Conservation and Recreation
DCR Archives
251 Causeway St., Suite 600
Boston MA , 02114 2119
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Sean M. Fisher, Archivist (617)727-5117 ext. 140 sean.fisher@state.ma.us
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
Closings: Massachusetts legal holidays
Online Catalog:
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: MDC Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Sean M. Fisher, Archivist (617)722-5140 sean.fisher@state.ma.us
Collections: 11
Formats: 1,000 linear feet of archives 500,000 maps 300,000 photographs 100 microforms 5 audio tapes 25 video tapes 2,750 linear feet of 16mm. motion picture reels 50 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Boston Water Board
Metropolitan Sewerage Commissioners
Metropolitan Park Commission
Metropolitan Water Board
Metropolitan Water & Sewerage Board
Charles River Basin Commission
Cambridge Bridge Commission
Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission
Metropolitan District Commission
Preliminary Board of Metropolitan Park Commissioners
Boston and Cambridge Bridge Commission
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only 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 Loans permitted with permission of director
Finding Guides Available:
  Specialized indexes