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History of Chelmsford : 1910-1970 / Eleanor Parkhurst ; edited by Fred Merriam.

Parkhurst, Eleanor. (Author). Merriam, Fred. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780615480671
  • ISBN: 0615480675
  • Physical Description: 344 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Chelmsford, MA : Chelmsford Historical Commission ; c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
"A rural Massachusetts town deals with explosive growth in the 20th century"--dust jacket.
"Photographs were provided courtesy of the Chelmsford Historical Commission, Chelmsford Historical Society, Chelmsford Public Library and several private sources."--Acknowledgements.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword ; Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; Part I : Town government -- Police -- Fire -- Welfare -- Libraries -- Health -- Transportation -- Schools -- Water districts -- Boards and committees ; Part II : The town halls -- Social life -- Business and industry -- Epilogue 2010 ; Index.
Summary, etc.: "Each of the chapters...in Part I will deal with a town department and its development during the 1910-1970 period as well as discussion of its earlier origins as necessary to understand the more recent past. Part II will be concerned with the broad social aspects of the same period; what the people were doing when not at town meetings or otherwise carrying on the business of the town." -- Introduction.
Funding Information Note: "Partial financial support was provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council."

Available copies

  • 8 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 8 copies at Chelmsford. (Show)
  • 7 copies at Chelmsford Main Library.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Subject: Chelmsford (Mass.) > History.
Chelmsford (Mass.) > Social conditions.

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