Special Collections

Boston National Historical Park
Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston MA , 02129
FAX: (617)241-8650
Institution Contact(s):
  Gay E. Vietzke, Museum Curator (617)242-5615 gay_vietzke@nps.gov Phil Hunt, Museum Technician phil_hunt@nps.gov
Hours: M-F, by appointment 8:30AM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Cafeteria Gift shop Exhibits and tours
Journals: "The Broadside"
Name: Archives and photographs
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Gay Vietzke, Curator (617)252-5615 gay_vietzke@nps.gov
Collections: 5
Formats: 69,900 manuscripts 11,000 archives 3,500 newspapers maps photographs audio tapes oral histories 8mm. motion picture reels 16mm. motion picture reels ephemera realia/artifacts archaeological materials
Collection Description:
  Historic Shipyard Records
Shipyard Closure Papers (to present)
Photograph / Negative Collection
USS Cassin Young Archives
Architectural Drawings Collection
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras
Loans: Application for loan must be approved
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: FROM I-93 TO CHARLESTOWN NAVY YARD Follow signs to the USS Constitution. From Chelsea Street in Charlestown, turn into the Charlestown Navy Yard at gate 4. At stop sign turn right into gates of Boston National Historical Park. Stop at guard house for parking instructions and directions to archives. Appointments are necessary.