|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Mystic Fire District|
|Title:||Records of the Mystic Fire District|
|Extent:||150 items, and 5 vol.|
|Abstract:||The collection contains portions of the organization’s official records, including by-laws, tax lists, contracts, Executive Committee, Treasurer’s, Collector’s, and Chief Engineer’s Reports, and other miscellaneous related material.|
The Mystic Fire District was organized in 1879 by the community in order to sustain their volunteer fire fighting force through property tax revenues. It still exists today.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Hoxie, Benjamin F.,–1810-1899
Mallory, Charles Henry,–1818-1890
Fire prevention–Connecticut–Mystic–Societies, etc.
Coll. 159, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|Reports, contracts, notices, bylaws, and other papers; 1883-1919|
|1||1||Miscellaneous papers and documents; 1883-1899|
|2||Miscellaneous papers and documents; 1900|
|3||Miscellaneous papers and documents; 1901-1905|
|4||Miscellaneous papers and documents; 1906-1908|
|5||Miscellaneous papers and documents; 1909-1919|
|6||Copy of M. F. D. bylaws; 1879 Jul 30|
|7||M. F. D., Act of Incorporation, and Charter Amendments; ca. 1879-1903|
|8||M. F. D., Executive Comm. Reports; 1887-1919|
|9||M. F. D., Treasurer’s Reports; 1894-1919|
|10||M. F. D., Chief Engineer’s Reports; 1907-1919|
|11||M. F. D., Collector’s Reports; 1886-1919|
|12||M. F. D., Collector’s Bonds; 1885-1908|
|13||M. F. D., Inventory of Property; 1910-1916|
|14||M. F. D., Tax Lien Certificates; 1904-1907|
|15||M. F. D., Lighting Contracts; 1899, 1909, and 1919|
|16||Fire Alarm System for Mystic, Connecticut; ca. 1910|
|17||Material re. “No. 8 Class B Rotary Pump, Waterous Gasoline Fire Engine”; ca. 1900|
|18||Notices and other miscellaneous material; undated|
|1||Assessment List of Fire Districts; 1879|
|2||Copies of reports, notices, charter, etc.; ca. 1880|
|3||“Record Book No. 2” (similar to Vol. #2); ca. 1896|
|4||M. F. D., List of Taxable Property; 1885-1890|
|5||M. F. D., List of Taxable Property; 1893-1896|