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Administrative Services Department annual reports and publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 8000.002
Scope and Contents Includes annual reports, employee handbooks, City Hall telephone directories, indexes to city services, and Municipal Administration Conference reports.

Administrative Services Department records

 Record Group
Identifier: 8000.001
Scope and Contents The records of the Administrative Services Department cover the years 1948-1976 with the bulk of the records from 1954-1976. Series include Directors' correspondence files; files of four staff members; general files of the department; responses to City Council orders and resolutions; files of the Records Inventory Program from the 1960s; survey forms of city employees that were completed as a part of the Jacobs Study in 1962; and reports and publications.

The Directors' ...

Boston Housing Authority proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 9000.001
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the proceedings of the Boston Housing Authority from 1936-1974. The collection is comprised of 61 volumes in 11 boxes and includes minutes, personnel schudules, bids for construction and furnishing, reports, and housing developement plans.

City Council Committee hearing transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.002b
Scope and Contents note

This collection includes transcripts of City Council committee hearings dating from 1886-1937. It is not a comprehensive collection of all committee hearings from this time period. The transcripts in this collection are filed chronologically in the record cartons. However, the transcripts are organized by committee in this finding aid. The transcripts are typewritten verbatim records of hearings on various topics including building limits, bicycle path on the common, automobile vehicles, ...

City Council Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 0140.031
Scope and Contents Includes files of the following committees: Government Operations; Education; Public Safety; Information Technology; Environment and Historic Preservation; Hunger and Homelessness; Whole; Residency; Youth Violent Crime Prevention; University and Community Relations; New Bostonians; Human Rights; Housing; Economic Development and Planning; and other miscellaneous committees.

City Council meeting and hearing transcripts and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.002a
Scope and Contents note

The City Council meeting and hearing transcripts span the years 1947-2015. This collection has been divided into 5 series: Series I - City Council debate; Series II - Committee hearing transcripts; Series III - Audiotape recordings; Series IV - Videotape recordings; and Series V - DVD recordings. Transcripts and recordings of City Council meetings and hearings are fairly complete from 1947-1970 and 1996-2015. There appears to be missing transcripts or recordings between 1970 and 1996 in all ...

City Council proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.001
Scope and Contents note

The City Council proceedings includes official records of the Board of Aldermen, 1822-1909; the Common Council, 1822-1909; and the Boston City Council, 1910-2015 with gaps. This collection has been divided into 5 series: Series I - Board of Aldermen; Series II - Common Council; Series III - City Council; Series IV - Published minutes; and Series V - Dockets filed separately.

The Board of Aldermen series includes minutes of the meetings of the Aldermen from 1822-1909; indexed ...

City Councilor Thomas M. Menino records

 Series
Identifier: 0247.002
Scope and Contents Mayor Thomas M. Menino served as City Councilor for District 5: Hyde Park, West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain from 1984-1993. He served as President of the Council in 1993. Includes correspondence and subject files.

City Documents

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.003
Scope and Contents Published series of documents ordered to be printed by the City Council. Includes departmental annual reports, committee reports, orders, ordinances, annual addresses, and other reports.

City Record

 Collection
Identifier: 0200.007
Scope and Contents Includes bound volumes of issues of the City Record from 1898-1900, 1909-1960, 1972 October-1980 and 1984-1988 and loose copies of the City Record from 1969-1988 with gaps and 2000-2010 with gaps.

Intergovernmental Relations records

 Series
Identifier: 0275.001
Scope and Contents Subject files pertaining to topics such as Boston's bids for the 2000 and 2004 Democratic National Conventions, City to City Boston's Leadership Exchange, remarks and Correspondence of Mayors Flynn and Menino, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Also includes photographs and videotapes from Boston's bid for the 2000 Democratic National Convention.

Mayor John F. Collins records

 Collection
Identifier: 0244.001
Scope and Contents Records of the administration of Mayor John F. Collins, 1960-1967. Includes correspondence, subject files, reports, briefings, speeches, photographs and memorabilia.

Mayor Kevin H. White records

 Collection
Identifier: 0245.001
Scope and Contents note When Mayor Kevin H. White left office in 1983, he gifted the records of his administration to the Boston Public Library, as at that time there was no city archives. The records were closed sometime after that by the Attorney General and research was restricted. In the early 1990s, Dick Dray, a former advisor under Mayor White, doing business as Boston Research Associates, attempted to organize and describe the records with the intention of writing a book on Mayor White. At some point, this ...

Mayor Raymond L. Flynn records

 Collection
Identifier: 0246.001
Scope and Contents note

The Mayor Raymond L. Flynn collection includes the records of the mayoral administration of Raymond L. Flynn, the 46th Mayor of Boston, who served from 1984-1993. The collection is divided into the following series: I. Subject files; II. Briefings; III: Correspondence; IV. Issue files; V. Press Office records; VI. Reports and publications; VII. Executive orders; VIII. A/V material; and IX. Artifacts. The records of the Flynn administration document the many issues facing the City of Boston ...

Municipal Registers

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.004

Organization of the City Government of Boston

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0100.005
Scope and Contents Pocket guides including the members of city government, department heads and rules and orders of the City Council. Includes guides for 1880-1882, 1888-1889, 1905, 1920, 1923-1927, 1929, 1931-1935, 1938, 1940-1948, 1950-1982, 1985-1993, 1996-2006.

Political ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 9800.006
Scope and Contents Collection of political ephemera from 1924 and 1927-1931. Includes campaign literature for various local, state and federal offices with a focus on ward 10; invitations; programs; and miscellaneous papers of City Councilor Leo F. Powers.

Research Office files

 Series
Identifier: 0100.008
Scope and Contents Files relating to the issue of the conditions and relocation of the Charles Street Jail. This collection is unprocessed.

Rules and regulations filed with the City Clerk

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0301.047

State Representative/City Councilor Raymond L. Flynn records

 Collection
Identifier: 0246.002
Scope and Contents Includes subject files. correspondence and campaign files of Mayor Flynn during his years as a State Representative and a Boston City Councilor. These records are unprocessed.

Warrants issued for General Meetings

 Series
Identifier: 0300.007
Scope and Contents note Warrants issued for General Meetings, 1825-1836. Includes warrants, petitions, notifications and copies of acts.