Massachusetts Archives at Columbia Point
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220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
The Massachusetts Archives holds all state copies of vital records (1841–95); passenger lists for the Port of Boston (1848–91), including a new index expected to go online; federal census records (state copies, 1850–70, with 1880 on microfilm) with all supplemental federal schedules and state censuses for 1855 and 1865; legislative records from the General Court with land grants, petitions, tax records (1643–1787); Eastern land records for the settlement of Maine; human service institution records; all military records for the state through the Revolution; and Judicial Archives beginning with colony era courts to mid-nineteenth century courts (see Massachusetts Court Records).