William E. Wight Business Papers, 1906-1910 | Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database
Collection Identifier: MS 7106
Extent: 190.0 Items
Predominant Dates: 1906-1910
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Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of approximately 190 items related to the development and financing by William E. Wight of triple-decker houses in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The collection provides insight into the costs of building materials and home furnishings in the first decade of the twentieth century, as well as a look into various contracting companies which did business in Boston. Included are business invoices, receipts of payment, and building permits.