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Quabbin Reservoir Maps of Proposed Site Collection, 1926, 1933
1 folder (0.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 78

Abstract:
Five maps prepared by the Massachusetts Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission of the anticipated site for the Quabbin Reservoir, and a map showing the route of Boston's water supply.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Historical Note

The Western Massachusetts towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, Prescott, and North Dana were abolished in 1938 to allow the Swift River Valley to be flooded, thereby creating the Quabbin Reservoir to provide Boston with water.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Five maps prepared by the Massachusetts Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission of the anticipated site of the Quabbin Reservoir, some with hand-written notes. Also one showing the route of Boston's water supply.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Quabbin Reservoir Maps of Proposed Site Collection (MS 78). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from: Donald Howe, 1960.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1985.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Language
English.