Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 7248
Abstract The indentures and related material of the Boston Overseers of the Poor, whose responsibility it was to assist in aiding the poor of New England, consist of about 1,800 indentures, certificates of endorsement, and other related materials spanning the years 1734-1805. The collection documents the Overseers’ efforts to place children who, because of the conditions in their homes, were living in the Almshouse, into either homes or other suitable means of employment where they would learn skills...
Dates: 1734 - 1805
Collection — MS Th. 1
Call Number: MS Th. 1
Scope and Contents This collection documents the administrative, financial and performance history of the Federal Street Theater, the first public theater in Boston, from its beginning in 1793 to 1852. Records include agreements, contracts, deeds, financial accounts, inventories, meeting minutes and receipts.
Dates: 1793-1852; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1902