Abstract

Town of Enfield, Massachusetts, which was among the Western Massachusetts towns abolished in 1938 to allow the Swift River Valley to be flooded, thereby creating the Quabbin Reservoir to provide Boston with water. A graphic blueprint depiction prepared by the Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission of the lots of landholders in Enfield Village in 1930.

Access

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Language:

English
Special Collections & University Archives
UMass Amherst Libraries
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275
413-545-2780
Enfield Village Real Estate Survey
1930
1 folder
Call no.: MS 77

Historical Note

Enfield was among the Western Massachusetts towns 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

A graphic blueprint depiction prepared by the Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission of the lots of landholders in Enfield Village in 1930.

Administrative information
Provenance

Acquired from Donald Howe, 1960.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1985.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Enfield Village Real Estate Survey (MS 77). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms
Subjects
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Surveys.
  • Landowners--Massachusetts--Enfield.
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.)--Surveys.
  • Real property--Massachusetts--Enfield.
Names
  • Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission.
Genre terms
  • Blueprints.