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National Archives at Boston

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Address: Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center, Waltham, MA 02452-6399
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The National Archives at Boston is located just outside downtown Boston, in...

The National Archives at Boston is located just outside downtown Boston, in Waltham. This facility is among New England's renowned learning centers for local, regional and national historical research, serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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The staff was so helpful. They helped me find my grandfather;s citizen papers. They shared the history at the time he came over from Italy and the rules at that time. There was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2015
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Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

The staff was so helpful. They helped me find my grandfather;s citizen papers. They shared the history at the time he came over from Italy and the rules at that time. There was no charge. I was amazed how accurate their process is.

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

The National Archives complex on Trapelo Road in Waltham is the Northeast US storehouse for important government documents. Visit the research room, which is a great resource for anyone doing genealogy research. I was able to see the originals of my great-grandparents' applications for citizenship from the late 1930s, complete with photos. For a nominal fee, I received high-resolution copies... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

It is a place to visit if time permits while you are in the area. Specially if you are visitor to the area there are lot to learn. Kids enjoyed too

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

While not at Boston, but located on Trapello road in Waltham, Ma, The National Archives is a treasure trove for those doing Genealogical & Historical research. You will find many documents including Ship arrival manafests, Military records from all of our wars, Post Office Records, Railroad Records, Court Records, Boston Passengers arrival lists, Boston Historical Street Lists. All that you... More 

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