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Agassiz School photographs

Identifier: 0420.010
Scope and Contents Includes photograph of the Agassiz School building, circa 1971; and class photographs, 1971-1974 and 1976.

Alexander Hamilton School records

Identifier: 0420.042
Scope and Contents Includes portrait of Alexander Hamilton, 193?; print of Alexander Hamilton, undated; photograph of Principal Emeritus Mary T. O'Connell, 1957-1975; school banner, trophy, 1989; and miscellaneous photographs, circa 2000.

Another Course to College yearbook

 Item — Publications: 1
Identifier: 0420.077

Bilingual Education Program records

Identifier: 0433.001
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, staff meeting minutes, project files, curricula, sample lesson plans, publications and photographs.

Board of Superintendents circulars

Identifier: 0415.002
Scope and Contents Notices circulated to school headmasters and principals from the Board of Superintendents, 1907-1948. Several volumes also include Board of Apportionment Circulars for 1918-1921 and 1923-1944. The Board of Apportionment was responsible for overseeing financial matters of the School Department.

Board of Superintendents proceedings

Identifier: 0415.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Superintendents from 1907-1953.

Boston Business School records

Identifier: 0420.012
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, scrapbook, photographs and graduation programs of the Boston Business School formerly called Boston Clerical School.

Boston High School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.013
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1969-1975, 1977-1978, 1982-1995, and 1998-2000.

Boston Latin School records

Identifier: 0420.014
Scope and Contents Includes Catalogues of the Boston Latin School, 1924-1970, 1972-1973; "Graduates of the Public Latin School in Boston, 1816-1917", presented to Dr. Jeremiah S. Burke compliments of Patrick T. Campbell; the 1952 yearbook; and copies of the "Register", 1956-1964.

Boston Technical High School records

Identifier: 0420.015
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, scrapbooks of news clippings, photographs, and student newsletters. Also includes Mechanic Arts High School yearbooks for 1940-1941 and 1943-1944 and Boston Technical High School yearbooks for 1946-1958, 1960-1967, 1969, 1972, 1975-1985, and 1987-1991.

Boston Trade High School for Boys yearbooks and photograph

Identifier: 0420.016
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1931, 1935, 1939, 1944, 1945, 1947 and 1948 and a photograph of the school orchestra from the 1926-1927 school year.

Bowditch School photograph

Identifier: 0420.017
Scope and Contents Photograph of Class of 1909.

Brandeis Vocational High School administrative records

Identifier: 0420.018
Scope and Contents Includes reports, teacher assignments, diploma returns and attendance records.

Brighton High School records

Identifier: 0420.019
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1938, 1944, 1950, 1954-1956, 1960, 1970-1974, 1977-1979, 1982, 1984-1985, 1987-1988; school newsletter "Towers" from 1961; two diplomas from the class of 1915; and a framed portrait of the class of 1921.

Charles Sumner School graduation program

Identifier: 0420.062
Scope and Contents Graduation program from 1912.

Charlestown High School records

Identifier: 0420.023
Scope and Contents Includes a register of visitors to the School, 1852-1872; framed portraits of the classes of 1926 and 1927; photograph album of Class of 1937; graduation programs, 1873-1885, 1878-1987, 1991-1992; and yearbooks, 1926-1933, 1935, 1937-1944, 1946-1950, 1952-1954, 1957-1970, 1972, 1974-1975, 1977-1979, and 1990-2005.

Comins School photograph

Identifier: 0420.025
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Class of 1912.

Copley High School yearbook

 Item — Publications: 1
Identifier: 0420.078
Scope and Contents Yearbook for Copley High School from 1980.

Curriculum Guides and Courses of Study

Identifier: 0400.003
Scope and Contents Includes copies of courses of study and curriculum guides for the Boston Public Schools. Courses of study and curriculum guides may also be found in the School Committee Annual Reports and Documents series.

Department of Implementation records

Identifier: 0450.001

Department of Statistics records

Identifier: 0450.005
Scope and Contents The Department of Statistics collection is 2 cubic feet and contains files from 1967 to 1973 pertaining to Boston Public Schools students and teachers. The original arrangement of the collection has been maintained, they are arranged in reverse chronological order by school year. Each years files contain statistics gathered through questionaires and surveys as well as the questionaires and surveys themselves. A large portion of these statistics were used for the annual statistics report and...

Deputy Superintendent's Memoranda

Identifier: 0410.004
Scope and Contents Memorandum circulated to cluster leaders, headmasters, principals and other administrative heads by the Deputy Superintendents, 1978-1990 and 1992-1999.

Desegregation related grants

Identifier: 0450.004
Scope and Contents The Desegregation related Grants Collection is arranged into 8 series: I. Chapter 636; II. Management Information Services Evaluation Reports; III. Office of Planning and Policy; IV. O'Connor, Thomas Evaluation Specialist; V. Gorham, Thomas Office of Chapter 636 Evaluation Specialist; VI. Hunt, Martin University Liaison, Chapter 636; VII. Horoschak, Peter Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent; and VIII. McCabe, Robert Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent.The Chapter 636...

Dorchester High School collection

Identifier: 0420.027
Scope and Contents Records of Dorchester High School, Dorchester High School for Boys and Dorchester High School for Girls. Includes administrative records, textbooks, framed copy of the first issue of "The Shrine" 1855, student magazines, programs, framed map of Dorchester from 1930, artifacts, photographs and yearbooks. Artifacts include DHS pins and a megaphone. Photographs include Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Fencing teams from the early 1900s; various classroom and school scenes from the early 1900s;...

Dudley School publications

Identifier: 0420.028
Scope and Contents Published copies of "The Dudley Record", a student newspaper, from 1911-1915.

East Boston High School photographs and film

Identifier: 0420.029
Scope and Contents Includes photographs of football teams from 1975-1979 and 1981-1982 and film reels of football games from 1975-1978.

Edward Everett School records

Identifier: 0420.032
Scope and Contents Includes Exhibition programs, 1875-1883, 1885-1886; graduation programs, 1887-1894, 1897-1919; and Edward Everett Evening School graduation program from 1925; photographs, circa 1900-1936; and copy books of Florence Lurie, 1909.

Elbridge Smith School photographs

Identifier: 0420.061
Scope and Contents Class portraits from 1940 and 1947.

Elementary Principals Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 9800.005
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, correspondence, etc. of the Elementary Principals Association in the Boston Public Schools.

English High School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.031
Scope and Contents Yearbooks for 1949 and 1977.

Examination papers

Identifier: 0415.003
Scope and Contents Bound volumes of examinations given to candidates for qualification as teachers in the Boston Public Schools for the years 1876-1893, 1925-30, 1932-1935, 1937-1938, 1940-1957, and 1959-1962.

Fairmount School photographs

Identifier: 0420.034
Scope and Contents Photographs of students in school yard performing May pole dance, circa 1960-1965.

Fenway Middle College High School publication

 Item — Publications: PB 061
Identifier: 0420.035
Scope and Contents Publication from 1993 called "Our Future Community".

Frederic W. Lincoln School records

Identifier: 0420.070
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Class of 1911 and diploma of Percy Blair. Also includes diploma of Frank Schofield from 1888.

Frederick O. Prince School records

Identifier: 0420.074
Scope and Contents Includes diploma of Ethel Remick from 1891 along with a photograph of Remick, a photograph of principal E. B. Young and a class of '91 ribbon; photograph of the Class of 1967; Grade 8 photograph; Grade 5 photograph, 1970; and graduation programs, 1970 and 1971.

Girls' High School records

Identifier: 0420.039
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1952, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962 and 1969; student newsletter "The Distaff" from 1937-1965 with gaps; photographs of the Class of 1920 and 1929; diplomas from 1920 and 1929; class ring from 1929; and small pennant.

Girls' Latin School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.040
Scope and Contents Yearbooks for 1969 and 1971.

Girls' Trade School lantern slides

Identifier: 0420.041
Scope and Contents Lantern slides from a presentation on the school circa 1914. Includes views of students, classrooms and student projects.

Graduation Programs

Identifier: 0400.004
Scope and Contents note Includes bound volumes of graduation programs of High Schools and Grammar Schools for the years 1885, 1890-1891, 1893, 1895-1897, 1904-1913 and 1918-1923; and graduation programs on microfilm of high schools for the years 1919-1979.

Grover Cleveland School photograph

Identifier: 0420.024
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Grover Cleveland School Class of 1932.

Henry L. Pierce School photograph

Identifier: 0420.051
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Class of 1899.

High School of Commerce records

Identifier: 0420.026
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1938-1940; photograph of unidentified sports team, circa 1913-1914; framed photographs of the Classes of 1919 and 1920; framed photograph of the baseball team from circa 1916-1919; diploma from 1920; and framed school cadets certificate.

Horace Mann School for the Deaf records

Identifier: 0420.047
Scope and Contents note The Horace Mann School for the Deaf records range in date from 1847-1995, with the bulk of the dates ranging from 1870-1994. The records have been arranged into six series: Series I – Administrative; Series II – Sarah Fuller; Series III – Memorabilia; Series IV – Boston Educational Association for Deaf Children; Series V – Reference Files; Series VI – Photographs.

Hyde Park High School records

Identifier: 0420.072
Scope and Content note The collection includes records from Hyde Park High School ranging from 1886-2008 with gaps. The records include paper, volumes, yearbooks and photographs. The records reflect aspects of the school including school history, student life, teacher information and parent information. The smaller portion of the records are divided into folders that include recorts such as a coin honoring Hyde Park High School from 1967, the alumni association, correspondence, drama, information for parents, epics...

Jamaica Plain High School records

Identifier: 0420.044
Scope and Contents (Old) West Roxbury High School was renamed Jamaica Plain High School in 1923. Includes yearbooks for 1942, 1946, 1951, 1956 and 1984; framed class photo from 1931; student newsletters 1895-1967 with gaps; Agricultural Department photographs, circa 1925-1940; and yearbook photographs, circa 1950s. See also (Old) West Roxbury High School.

James J. Chittick School photographs

Identifier: 0420.076
Scope and Contents Class photographs of James J. Chittick School attended by donor and her brother. Robert Cumming attended Kg-6th grade, 1949-1956. Virginia Cumming attended Kg-2nd grade, 1954-1956.

Jeremiah E. Burke High School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.021
Scope and Contents Yearbooks for 1948, 1950, and 1968.

John A. Andrew School records

Identifier: 0420.011
Scope and Contents Includes program of the Exhibition of the Andrew School from 1885, graduation programs from 1887-1912 with gaps, and a framed diploma from 1903.

John D. O'Bryant High School yearbooks

 Series — Box: 9
Identifier: 0420.050
Scope and Contents Yearbooks from 1993, 1995, 1999, and 2001-2004.

Joseph H. Barnes School photograph

 Series — FlatBox: 1
Identifier: 0420.069
Scope and Contents Photograph of the class of 1927.

K. Marie Clarke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 9800.004
Scope and Contents Records documenting K. Marie Clarke's activities within various organizations which were involved in the monitoring of the Boston Public School system at different levels. K. Marie Clarke was involved with the Secondary School Commission, the Boston Home and School Association and the Citywide Coordinating Council. Records includes correspondence, reports, proposals, court documents, memorandum, meeting agendas and minutes, studies, handbooks, pamphlets, newsletters, news clippings, etc.

Kougeas Family collection

Identifier: 0400.009
Scope and Contents Collection of materials relating to the Boston Public Schools donated by the Kougeas Family. Includes yearbooks, photographs, textbook, class ring, etc. School represented include English High School, Girls' High School, Prince School and others.

Lewis School photographs

 Collection — Box: School Photographs 1
Identifier: 0420.080

Longfellow School photograph

Identifier: 0420.045
Scope and Contents Photograph of Longfellow class, circa 1908.

Lowell School photograph

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: 0420.073
Scope and Contents Framed photograph of the Class of 1925.

Madison Park High School yearbook

Identifier: 0420.046
Scope and Contents Yearbook for 1979.

Margaret Fuller School photographs

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0420.037
Scope and Contents Includes class photographs from 1972-1975, 1978-1984, 1986-1988, 1991 and 2000.

Mary Hemenway School photographs

Identifier: 0420.043
Scope and Contents Class portraits from 1940 and 1947.

Mather School photographs and diploma

Identifier: 0420.049
Scope and Contents Includes panoramic photographs of the graduating classes of 1922-1923, 1925, 1927-1928, 1930, 1932, 1934-1935, 1938-1939, 1941 and 1945-1952; and a diploma from 1932.

Morgan et al. v. Hennigan et al. and related cases files

Identifier: 0700.028
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of records of the City's Law Department concerning the "School Cases" relating to desegregation in the late 1960s-1970s. The major case represented in this collection is Tallulah Morgan et al. v. James Hennigan et al. (later known as Morgan v. Kerrigan, Morgan v. McDonough, Morgan v. Sullivan, etc. due to the changes in the School Committee presidency). Also included in this collection are files of the following two cases: Boston School Committee v. Board of Education...

News clippings

Identifier: 0400.007
Scope and Contents Includes scrapbooks of news clippings, 1941-1943 and 1946-1958 and news clippings compiled by the Office of Communications, April 1985-February 1988 and 1993-2000 on topics relating to the Boston Public Schools.

Old Franklin School photograph

Identifier: 0420.036
Scope and Contents Undated photograph of the Old Franklin School in use as a veterans' post. The school was built in 1845.

Patrick T. Campbell School photographs

Identifier: 0420.022
Scope and Contents Panoramic photographs of the graduating classes of 1943, 1947-1950 and 1952-1954.

Payroll records

Identifier: 2200.018
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous records documenting payroll for various departments. Includes Fire Department, 1829-1868 with gaps; Schools, 1833-1870 with gaps; Police, 1869-1870; Water Works, 1869-1870; Chestnut Hill Reservoir, 1868-1869; Lamps, 1869-1870; Paving, 1869-1870; Health, 1868-1869, Auditing, 1875-1885; Welfare, 1920-1923; and Institutions, 1922-1923.

Phillips Brooks School photograph

Identifier: 0420.020
Scope and Contents Framed portrait of the Class of 1920.

Phillis Wheatley School records

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0420.066
Scope and Contents Includes the yearbook from 1994 and miscellaneous plaques and medals from 1991-2000.

Photographs of School Headmasters

Identifier: 0403.001
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs of school headmasters who served circa 1830-1878. Includes John D. Philbrick, Joshua Bates, Samuel W. Mason, Elbridge Smith, W.L.P. Boardman, William E. Endicott and others.

Prescott School photograph

 Series — Box: School Photographs 1
Identifier: 0420.079

Proceedings of the School Committee

Identifier: 0405.002
Scope and Contents Includes published proceedings of School Committee meetings, 1870, 1873-May 1987; verbatim transcripts of School Committee meetings, July 1936-June 1996; and School Committee board papers, September 1915-2011.

Register of Boston Public School teachers and index

Identifier: 0415.005
Scope and Contents Alphabetical List of Instructors of the Boston Public Schools, 1876-1901 and Registry of Instructors, 1901-1906?.

Robert Gould Shaw School photographs

Identifier: 0420.060
Scope and Contents Includes photograph of unidentified class of the Robert Gould Shaw School, circa 1900; and panoramic photographs of the classes of 1960 and 1963.

Rochambeau School photographs

Identifier: 0420.052
Scope and Contents Class portraits from 1940 and 1947.

Roger Wolcott School diploma

Identifier: 0420.067
Scope and Contents Diploma from the Roger Wolcott School, 1912.

Roslindale High School records

Identifier: 0420.054
Scope and Contents Roslindale High School was renamed West Roxbury High School in 1977. Includes yearbooks from 1937-1976, graduation programs, student magazines and four 16mm film reels of football games between Roslindale and Brighton in 1968 and Roslindale and Boy's Trade on 10 October 1969. See also (New) West Roxbury High School.

Roxbury High School photographs

Identifier: 0420.056
Scope and Contents Includes photographs of headmaster, assistants and students of the Class of 1880; alumni photographs; framed photograph of the Class of 1907; photograph of the Class of 1920; and photograph of 75th anniversary banquet in 1929.

Roxbury High School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.055
Scope and Contents Yearbook from 1977 and 1980.

Roxbury Memorial High School for Boys yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.057
Scope and Contents Yearbooks for 1936-1937, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1948, 1952-1956, and 1959-1960.

Roxbury Memorial High School for Girls records

Identifier: 0420.058
Scope and Contents Includes yearbooks for 1947, 1949, 1958 and 1960; student newsletter "Enterprises", 1928-1931 with gaps; programs; and photograph of the Class of 1931.

Rules and Regulations of the Boston Public Schools

Identifier: 0400.002
Scope and Contents note The Rules and Regulations of the Boston Public Schools are dated 1877-1879, 1883, 1888, 1895, 1897-1898, 1900, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1919, 1921, 1923, 1927, and 1935. Each volume is divided into two sections. The first describes the rules and structure of the Boston School Committee. The second the regulations of the Boston School Department. Each volume contains a definition of the school districts.

School building photographs

Identifier: 0403.002
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs of Boston Public School buildings. Most photographs show exterior views of buildings. A small number include interior views.

School Committee annual reports and documents

Identifier: 0405.001
Scope and Contents Annual reports and other documents including annual statistics, committee reports, curriculum, courses of study, etc. of the School Department. Includes School Committee annual reports, 1845-1850, 1852-1855, 1857-1963 and School Documents, 1853-1861, 1877, 1879-1905. Also includes Annals of the Primary Schools, 1818-1854; Report of Committee on Drawing, 1870-1877; Report on Accounts, 1869-1877; and budget reports.

School Committee Secretary Desegregation files

Identifier: 0405.004
Overview The School Committee Secretary Desegregation Files date from 1963 to 1984. They are comprised of correspondence, meeting minutes, transcripts, student assignment plans, court orders and news clippings collected by Edward J. Winter; Secretary of the Boston School Committee from 1962 to 1984. Items of interest in this collection include letters from the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), Office of Civil Rights; the United States Attorney General; the Boston Police...

School Committee Secretary reference files

Identifier: 0405.007

School Committee Secretary's circulars

Identifier: 0405.005
Scope and Contents Notices circulated to headmasters, principals and others by the School Committee Secretary. Includes amendments to the Rules and Regulations and salary schedules.

School Department grants

Identifier: 0405.006
Scope and Contents Grants submitted by the Superintendent to the School Committee for approval.

School Department publications

Identifier: 0400.005
Scope and Contents Publications produced by the Boston School Department. Includes Code of Discipline, contracts, handbooks, newsletters, reports, plans, etc.

School History collection

Identifier: 0400.008
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....

Scrapbook of school forms

 Item — Volume: 1-2
Identifier: 0400.006
Scope and Contents note Scrapbook of forms used by the School Department, circa 1940. Includes samples of office record cards, attendance and scholarship records, transfer cards, report cards, monthly reports, teacher record cards, etc.

Student records

Identifier: 0420.001
Scope and Contents Student transcripts, office record cards and attendance records of primarily closed Boston Public Schools. Includes records of the following high schools and programs: Boston Technical High School/Mechanic Arts High School, pre-1952 only; Boston Trade School for Boys, pre 1929 only; Brandeis Vocational High School; Charlestown High School, pre-1917 only; High School of Commerce; Dorchester High School, pre-1946 only; Evening High and Trade Schools, pre-1978 only; Girls' High School; Girls'...

Superintendent Lois Harrison-Jones administrative records

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0410.002
Scope and Contents Subject and correspondence files of Superintendent Lois Harrison Jones. This collection is unprocessed.

Superintendent's annual reports

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0410.003
Scope and Contents Collection of copies of the published annual reports of the Superintendent for the years 1919-1929, 1931, 1933-1946, 1948, 1950-1957, 1959-1973 and 1979-1985. Annual reports can also be found in the School Committee Annual Reports and Documents series.

Superintendent's circulars

Identifier: 0410.001
Scope and Contents Administrative notices circulated to all school headmasters and principals by the Superintendent, 1899-1936, 1942-1952, and 1962-1990.

Theodore Roosevelt School photograph

Identifier: 0420.053
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Class of 1929.

Thomas Gardner School photograph and diploma

Identifier: 0420.038
Scope and Contents Includes photograph of the Class of 1926 and diploma from 1926.

Umana Harbor Technical High School yearbooks

Identifier: 0420.063
Scope and Contents Yearbooks from 1979-1980, 1982-1983 and 1987.

Washington Irving School scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0420.075

West Roxbury High School records

Identifier: 0420.064
Scope and Contents Records of West Roxbury High School formerly called Roslindale High School. Includes yearbooks 1977-2000, graduation programs, student newsletters, and student produced slide presentation and audio cassette narration on construction of new Southwest High School, ca. 1976-1977. See also Roslindale High School.