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Boston (Mass.)

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

City Census records

 Collection
Identifier: 0300.010
Scope and Contents note

The City Census records span the years 1820-1855 and are divided into two series: Returns and Report. The collection includes returns for the city censuses of 1820, 1835, 1837, 1840, 1850, and 1855. The 1820 census returns include volumes for wards 5, 9, 11, and 12 only. These volumes list names, property ownership, buildings and livestock. The 1835 census returns include 12 volumes, one for each ward and South Boston, as well as a map for ward 4 and commentary. The 1837 census returns ...

Committee on Sale of Lands near Court Street (County Lands) records

 Series — Box: Early Records #2, Folder: 3-5
Identifier: 0300.023
Scope and Contents Appointed by the Court of Common Pleas, the Committee was responsible for the sale at public auction of all lands with appurtenances lying between the County Courthouse and Court Street. Includes correspondence, deeds, etc.

LIST OF MAPS OF BOSTON PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1600 AND 1903, 1903

 Item — Publications: PB 010
Scope and Contents Includes three bound volumes of City Engineer's reports for 1875-1897; "Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston in relation to Railroad Facilities, Foreign Commerce, Population, Wealth, Manufactures, etc.", 1851; "Prevention of Floods in the Valley of Stony Brook", 1886; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1614 and 1822", 1902; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903", 1903; "Lists of Maps of Boston published Subsequent to 1600", 1904; and "Series of ...

LIST OF MAPS OF BOSTON PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1614 AND 1822, 1902

 Item — Publications: PB 010
Scope and Contents Includes three bound volumes of City Engineer's reports for 1875-1897; "Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston in relation to Railroad Facilities, Foreign Commerce, Population, Wealth, Manufactures, etc.", 1851; "Prevention of Floods in the Valley of Stony Brook", 1886; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1614 and 1822", 1902; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903", 1903; "Lists of Maps of Boston published Subsequent to 1600", 1904; and "Series of ...

LIST OF MAPS OF BOSTON PUBLISHED SUBSEQUENT TO 1600, 1904

 Item — Publications: PB 010
Scope and Contents Includes three bound volumes of City Engineer's reports for 1875-1897; "Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston in relation to Railroad Facilities, Foreign Commerce, Population, Wealth, Manufactures, etc.", 1851; "Prevention of Floods in the Valley of Stony Brook", 1886; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1614 and 1822", 1902; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903", 1903; "Lists of Maps of Boston published Subsequent to 1600", 1904; and "Series of ...

Papers relating to the Town Dock

 Series — Box: Early Records #1, Folder: 15-17
Identifier: 0300.022
Scope and Contents Bundle of "old papers and memorandum respecting the town's rights and the boundaries of estates on the dock with some old plans." Includes both original documents and extracts from town records.

Record Commissioner's reports

 Series
Identifier: 0330.002
Scope and Contents Published between 1876 and 1909, the Record Commissioners reports include transcriptions of early Boston town records including town meeting records, Selectmen records, births, deaths and marriages, Charlestown records, Dorchester records and other miscellaneous records.

Record of expenditures

 Series
Identifier: 2400.013
Scope and Contents Ledgers documenting expenditures of the Town of Boston, 1809/1810, 1812/1813-1813/1814, 1815/1816 1819/1820. Expenditures are listed by department or account.

SERIES OF PLANS OF BOSTON SHOWING EXISTING WAYS AND OWNERS OF PROPERTY 1630-1635-1640-1645, 1905

 Item — Publications: PB 010
Scope and Contents Includes three bound volumes of City Engineer's reports for 1875-1897; "Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston in relation to Railroad Facilities, Foreign Commerce, Population, Wealth, Manufactures, etc.", 1851; "Prevention of Floods in the Valley of Stony Brook", 1886; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1614 and 1822", 1902; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903", 1903; "Lists of Maps of Boston published Subsequent to 1600", 1904; and "Series of ...

Story of Boston by Boys of Grade VI Room 5, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents note This is an artificial collection compiled from books and pamphlets transferred from the Campbell Resource Center (formerly the School Committee Administration Library). It includes published works about individual Boston Schools, works by students and faculty, and works about the individual for whom the school was named.

The collection is broken down into three series based on the size and format: Pamphlets and small-size publications; Books; and Other publications and information. ...

Town of Boston records

 Record Group
Identifier: 1000.001
Scope and Contents note

The Town of Boston records extend 4 cubic feet and cover a period shortly after the founding of the town until its incorporation as a city, 1634 – 1822. The Record group contains primarily volumes from the Assessors 1785 – 1820; the Treasurer, including account books related to Brooker Fund and Smith Fund for a “school for the instruction of the people of Colour”, and city accounts generally; and the By-laws and town orders from 1786, 1801, and 1818. Other volumes included are Permits to ...