COLLECTION GUIDES

1962-2002

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the research materials on Quincy Market are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of research material gathered by historian John Quincy Jr. for Quincy's Market, a book about the history of the Quincy family, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston, Mass., 1962-2002.

Acquisition Information

Gift of John Quincy, Mar. 2004.

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the research materials on Quincy Market are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.

Restrictions on Use

The Massachusetts Historical Society does not claim ownership to the literary rights (copyright) of letters and manuscripts written by individuals other than John Quincy, Jr. in this collection. The Massachusetts Historical Society cannot give permission to publish or quote from documents by individuals for whom it does not hold copyright. Use of these materials does not imply permission to publish. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain formal permission from the owners of the literary rights (copyright) to publish or quote from documents in this collection.

Photocopies are for personal use only. Personal use photocopies may not be donated or deposited in other libraries or archives, or made available to other researchers without the written permission of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Summary Description of the Collection

Materials stored offsite

Carton 1SH 1742 G
Clippings,1970s-1990s

(photocopy)

Carton 1SH 1742 G
Letters and other manuscript material related to clippings and research, 1990
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Faneuil Hall Markets report prepared for the BRA, 1968
Carton 1SH 1742 G
MIT Case Study on Faneuil Hall, Jan. 1984(2 copies)
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Indenture of Lease, 21 Feb. 1975 between BRA and Faneuil Hall (2 copies)
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Photocopies of articles from journals
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Photocopies of maps of Boston
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Images Faneuil Hall
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Research files on Fletcher Granite Company (contains photographs)
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Research file on construction of dome (contains photographs)
Carton 1SH 1742 G
Research files on Benjamin and Jane Thompson (contains photographs)
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Maritime Heritage Prints permissions
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Articles copied from journals at the Westford Historical Society regarding Fletcher Granite Company
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Bostonian Society permissions
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Bostonian Society information
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Bostonian Society newsletters
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Articles copied from the Bostonian Society
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Draft of Quincy's Market with remarks by Sally Pierce, May 2001
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Correspondence and articles copied from the Harvard University Archives
Carton 2SH 1743 H
SPNEA information
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Articles and items copied from the Chelmsford Historical Society
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Permissions from the Boston Athenaeum
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Correspondence and articles from the Boston City Archives
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Images and permissions from the Boston Dept. of Neighborhood Development
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Images from the Boston Redevelopment Authority
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Rouse Company permissions
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Report: Redevelopment of the Boston Waterfront

(Only known copy. Should be a copy at Harvard School of Design-- see if they want copy of this).

Carton 2SH 1743 H
Faneuil Hall Markets Landmark Co. report, 1970
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Architectural Heritage Inc. Faneuil Hall Markets report, 30 Oct. 1972
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Architectural Heritage Foundation (Roger Webb) correspondence and permissions
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Bob Kenney research file
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Boston Magazine, April 1979
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Tape recording of Kevin White interview, 7 May 2002

(Need to transcribe; only copy of recording)

Carton 2SH 1743 H
Faneuil Hall press packet, 1976
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce publication, 1962
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Frederic Detwiller review of Quincy Market
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Correspondence with M.L. McQueen
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Durgan Park ephemera
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Photographs, 1990s
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Lighting fixture schedule, 24 Aug. 2000
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Resumes and obituaries of architects
Carton 2SH 1743 H
Miscellaneous research material

Oversize materials stored onsite

OS Box
Boston Globe Magazine, 24 June 1973, 30 Mar. 1980, 18 May 1980, 10 Oct. 1999Stored at Ms. N-333 (oversize)
OS Box
Benjamin Thompson articles and citation, 1990sStored at Ms. N-333 (oversize)
OS Box
D'Aggistino Izzo Quirk plans for phase 3 renovations, 25 Aug. 2000Stored at Ms. N-333 (oversize)
Extra OS Folder 1-3
Faneuil Hall Markets Redevelopment Proposal plans, Nov. 1970Stored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)
Extra OS Folder 4
"Restoration of North and South Market Buildings Faneuil Hall Markets, Boston, Massachusetts," 19722 photocopy sets of plansStored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)
Extra OS Folder 5
"Faneuil Hall Markets," ca. 19722 photocopy sets of plansStored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)
Extra OS Folder 6
Photocopy of Benjamin Thompson drawing of domeStored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)
Extra OS Folder 6
D'Aggistino Izzo Quirk architectural drawingsStored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)
Extra OS Folder 6
Color copies of proposed redevelopment, Emmonds, San Francisco firm, 1970Stored at Ms. N-333 (extra oversize)

Preferred Citation

Quincy, John. Research materials on Quincy Market, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Organizations:

Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.).
Quincy's Market (Boston, Mass.).

Subjects:

Architecture--Massachusetts--Boston.
Markets--Conservation and restoration--Massachusetts--Boston.
Urban renewal--Massachusetts--Boston.
Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc.