TABLE OF CONTENTS
NOTES FOR USING THE COLLECTION:
Because the majority of Hoosac Tunnel materials are in the vault,
requests for using them must be submitted
at least two business days before the day you wish to see them.
Photocopying of items in the collection is at the discretion of the Special Collections Librarian or the Reference Librarian. Many items may not be photocopied.
Occasionally other arrangements for duplication may be made - please ask the librarian.
In order to quote or pubish any materials from this collection,
please request "Permission to Publish" on a form
available through the Special Collections Department.
Other parameters for use may be in effect.
VOLUME: 53.5 linear inches (5.125 linear feet), plus
695.625 cubic inches (.40 cubic feet) of boxed items,
plus 2 drawers of flat files (combined 8 inches deep),
plus over 150 printed volumes in stacks and storage.
DATES: 1802-2000 (inclusive); (bulk 1860-1880, 1970-1976)
Explanations & Abbreviations
ACQUISITION: Materials found in the North Adams Public Library,
as well as those donated by Ruth B. Browne in and before 2002.
Any new acquisitions will be included in this finding aid as they are acquired.
ACCESS: Access to these materials is unrestricted.
However, researchers are asked to request stored materials
at least 48 hours prior to their visit.
COPYRIGHT: Requests for permission to publish material from this collection
should be discussed with the Special Collections Librarian.
Each item is followed by an acquisition number if one has been given to that item,
followed by a location if established, each in brackets.
Acquisition number key:
FIC HT= "Found in [North Adams Public Library] Collection,
Hoosac Tunnel material"
2002-1-[…]= Ruth Browne Collection
FF= Flat files
VF= Vertical Files
HT #1= Document case labeled Hoosac Tunnel #1 [others #2, etc.]
RB #1= Document case labeled Ruth Browne #1 [others #2, etc.]
NAPL= North Adams Public Library
OPAC= Online Public Access Catalog