• Boston

      Watson, Gaylord (1885-01-01)
      Includes Boston proper, Cambridge, Charlestown, parts of South Boston, and East Boston. From Watson's New and Complete Illustrated History of the World, 1885.
    • Bristol County

      Walling, Henry Francis (1871-01-01)
      Shows town boundaries. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title from atlas' table of contents. From: Walling's Official topographical atlas of Massachusetts from astronomical, trigonometrical, and various local surveys. 1871. p. 28-29.
    • Chatham Harbor

      United States Geological Survey (1893-01-01)
      Bathymetry shown by soundings and isolines. From Thirteenth annual report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1891-'92 / by J.W. Powell, part II. "Geo. S. Harris & Sons, litho, Phila." Shows quadrant correction.
    • Coast Lines: Part of Falmouth (Mass.) Sheet

      United States Geological Survey (1908-01-01)
      Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings; depths shown by soundings, shading, and form lines. Map is Plate CLIV excerpted from U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper no. 60, Washington, DC, 1908.
    • Coast Lines: Part of Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Sheet

      United States Geological Survey (1908-01-01)
      Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings; depths shown by soundings, shading, and form lines. Map is Plate CXXXIII excerpted from U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper no. 60, Washington, DC, 1908.
    • Coast Lines: Part of Provincetown and Wellfleet (Mass.) Sheets

      United States Geological Survey (1908-01-01)
      Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings; depths shown by soundings, shading, and form lines. "Datum is at mean sea level" Map is Plate CXXXVIII excerpted from U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper No. 60, Washington, D.C., 1908.
    • Duxbury Harbor, Mass. Showing Proposed Improvements

      United States Army Corps of Engineers; Haagensen, Sophus (1887-01-01)
      Surveyed in accordance with act of Congress approved August 5, 1886 to accompany report of Lt. Col. Geo. L. Gillespie, Corps of Engrs. U.S.A. "U.S. Engineer Office, Boston, Mass, November 28, 1887. Respectfully forwarded with letter of this date to the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C." Soundings are expressed in feet and tenths and are taken at low tide.
    • Entrance of Newburyport Harbor, Mass.: Plan Showing Condition of Improvement

      United States Army Corps of Engineers; Gillespie, George L. (1886-01-01)
      The soundings are expressed in feet and refer to the mean low water. Inset drawing: chart of mean low water thalwegs from gorge to ocean. "To accompany annual report for the year ending June 30, 1886." Published by The American Graphic Co., New York, NY.
    • Harbor of Refuge, Woods Holl, Mass.

      United States Army Corps of Engineers; Elliot, George H. (1884-01-01)
      "Respectfully submitted to the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army with my annual report, George H. Elliot, Lieut. Col., Corps of Engineers."
    • Historical Map of Nantucket

      Ewer, Ferdinand C.; Old Colony Railroad Company (1888-01-01)
      This map is a reduced version of Reverend F. C. Ewers' map of Nantucket. This variant was issued by the Old Colony Rail line in various formats from roughly 1869 to 1889. Covers the island of Nantucket, focusing on transportation and communities. Advertises the “Old Colony Line” as the “Shortest, Quickest, Best, and Only Direct Route between Boston or New York and Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard.” Also notes Native American claims to the Island. Features three columns of text breaking down the history of Nantucket from its discovery by Bartholomew Gosnold in 1602 to the laying of the first communications cables between Nantucket and the mainland in 1886.
    • Hyannis Harbor, Mass.: Surveyed in Accordance With an Act of Congress of July 5 1884, Under the Direction of George H. Elliot, Lt. Col. of Engineers, U.S.A.

      United States Army Corps of Engineers; Elliot, George H.; Simmons, W.C.; Abell, C.O.; Rounds, I.P. (1884-01-01)
      Shows Hyannis Breakwater in green. "Copy sent to the Chief of Engineers with letter of this date (Dec.12, 1884)." Soundings in feet at mean low water. Includes information on buoys, weather signal stations, tides, and lights. "H Ex1 pt2 v2 49 1"--Lower left margin.
    • Map of Massachusetts

      Moses King Corporation (1891-01-01)
      "Engraved for King's Handbook of the United States, by Matthews, Northrup & Co., Buffalo, NY."
    • Map of Scituate Harbor: Showing the Plan Adopted For Making it a Harbor of Refuge

      United States Army Corps of Engineers; Thom, George (1881-01-01)
      Projected by Bvt. Brig. General Geo. Thom, Colonel of Engineers. "To accompany annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30th 1881.' Insets: Section of Line a-b; Logitudinal section of breakwater off Cedar Point; Longitudial section of breakwater off First Cliff Point. Includes Table of borings and note on soundings.
    • Massachusetts

      Boynton, George W. (1851-01-01)
      "Pop. 737,698. Sq.r M.7,500" Townships and major rivers delineated. Taken from First Book of History for Children and Youth, 4th rev. ed. / Samuel G., Goodrich, Boston, Mass. Jenks, Palmer & Co., , 1851.
    • Massachusetts

      Boynton, George W. (1844-01-01)
      "Pop. 737, 698. Sqr. M. 7,500." Townships and major rivers delineated. Taken from First Book of History for Children and Youth, rev. ed. Boston: Charles J. Hendee and Jenks and Palmer, 1844.
    • Massachusetts

      1855-01-01
      Includes county outlines and major place names. Taken from an unknown school geography book.
    • Massachusetts

      Boynton, George W. (1852-01-01)
      Townships and major rivers delineated. Taken from The First Book of History, Combined With Geography; Containing The History and Geography of The Western Hemisphere. For the Use of Schools. By the Author of Peter Parley's Tales. Boston: Jenks, Hickling, and Swan, 1852.
    • Massachusetts

      Boynton, George W. (1846-01-01)
      Taken from First Book of History for Children and Youth, rev. ed., by Samuel G. Goodrich. Boston: Charles J. Hendee and Jenks and Palmer, 1846. Townships and major rivers delineated. "Pop. 737,698. Sqr. M.7,500"
    • Massachusetts, Chatham Sheet

      U.S. Geological Survey; Gannett, Henry; Baker, Marcus (1887-01-01)
      A topographical map of Chatham, Massachusetts. Shows major roads, identifies water features, locations of light houses and light ships in additional to topographical features.
    • Massachusetts, Eastern Part.

      Century Co., The (1897-01-01)
      "This map is made from that of the U.S. Geological Survey and contains all Towns, Post Offices, and important Railroad Stations." Relief shown by hachures. Inset map: Martha's Vineyard island.