Boston Archives at Waltham branch of National Archives U.S.

The Boston Archives is located in Waltham, just outside the downtown area of Boston. This archive houses genealogy and historical records for research and is a Federal Records Center.

Records for genealogy research and historical interest are: Census Records 1790-1930. Naturalizations records of new American citizens from these states: Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont from 1790-1970's.

Ship passenger lists for: New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and a few other ports. Canadian Border Crossings.

There are some featured documents from the National Archives, Northeast Region:

The Ship Mount Vernon, records of a Salem Vessel in 1803.
The von Trapp Family in Federal Records, copies of part of the documents are on
the website. I looked at one document that had a picture of Maria von Trapp.

Added Information:

Toll Free Telephone: (866) 406-2379
Telephone: (781) 663-0144
Fax: (781) 663-0154

Reference (Computer/Microfilm)
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Ref. Room Extended Hours (Computer/Microfilm)
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Research (Original Records)
Mondday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
Original records are not pulled after 3:45 p.m.

Acessibility: Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
some files in this format are downloadable.
Also their are documents in PowerPoint and Word Files
that are downloadable.

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