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Parks contract photographs [Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission Division of Parks Engineering]

Part of: Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission Division of Parks Engineering

Parks contract photographs, 1895-1982.

photographs in record center carton and 52 boxes
Call no.: EN4.04/1326

Scope and Content: When the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) was established in 1919 as a successor to the Metropolitan Park Commission (MPC) and the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board, the Engineering Dept. of the MDC’s Parks Division continued the functions of the Engineering Dept. of the MPC.  Known also as Park Engineering, Parks Engineering, and the Parks Engineering Dept., it was designated at least as early as 1953 as the Division of Parks Engineering, until absorbed into the Engineering Division by 1975.
Arrangement: Arranged by project
Notes: Some items in box 14 transferred from: Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission. Construction Division. Water and sewer construction photographs ((M-Ar)889X). Revere Beach Reservation/Lynnway photo album, 1905-1910. Gift of Leonard R. Piazza, Revere, Dec. 2013
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