Charles River Basin (Mass.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 137: [Barcode: 39080032131051]
Abstract The collection documents the activities of John Ripley Freeman, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and later a member of the MIT Corporation. Freeman worked as a consulting engineer for almost sixty years, 1876-1932. Project files containing correspondence, photographs, drafts and published reports, maps, diaries, computation and data, clippings, reprints and transcripts of testimony record his work on over 100 projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Panama...
Dates: Bulk, 1876-1932 1827-1952; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1932
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008691740]
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Souther family papers contain biographical material about and photographs of Ella and John Souther. There are advertisements from his firm, and a copy of an agreement (1897) between the City of Cambridge and Souther's company, stating the terms of work to be done for filling in portions of the Charles River on the Cambridge side. Also included is correspondence between Souther's son, John F. Souther, and the City of Cambridge about taxation and development of Souther property along the...
Dates: 1876 - 1923
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents of the Collection The bulk of the collection of the papers of William O. Crosby consists of correspondence and geological research as well as reports of consulting projects on sites in Boston, New England, Long Island, Colorado, Alaska, western United States mines, and other US locations, maps of the Massachusetts area by Crosby, bibliographies, reports, reprints, and printed material. Plans and maps of the "New Technology," the new campus for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, made by...
Dates: 1873 - 1931