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Bancroft, James A., 1834-1923



James Ames Bancroft was an American civil engineer and surveyor. He was born June 23, 1834 in Reading, Massachusetts, and was active from approximately 1867-1921 in Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Lynnfield, and Wilmington, MA. His business was acquired by Dana F. Perkins & Sons, Inc. James Ames Bancroft died March 8, 1923 in Reading, MA.

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Dana F. Perkins, Inc. surveying records

Call Number: MS.LMEC.0006
Scope and Contents The Dana F. Perkins, Inc. surveying records consists of surveys, notebooks, and ancillary surveying documents from firms and individual surveyors acquired by the company, as well as some surveys created by Dana F. Perkins, Inc. The majority of items were created by W.A. Mason & Son, with the next largest group of items created by Fuller & Whitney (later William H. Whitney). Other surveyors with a significant number of materials are Charles D. Elliot, Dana E. Perkins, and Dana F....
Dates: 1817 - 1965