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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 5211.001
Scope and Contents Minutes, master files and audiotapes documenting the meetings of the Commission.

Board of Appeals proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5450.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Appeals on Zoning from 1936 and minutes of the Board of Appeals from 1974-1980.

Board of Assessors proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 2100.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Assessors which record the actions of the Board relating to abatements, exemptions, legal questions, the appointment of assessors, etc. Volumes for 1901-1956 are indexed. The volume for 1928-1929 is missing.

Board of Commissioners for Health of the Northern and Western Districts proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 7010.002
Scope and Contents For the purposes of preventing the introduction of Asiatic Cholera and limiting its ravages, the City Council ordered, in June of 1832, the creation of a Board of Commissioners of Health with full power to carry into execution all the authority vested in the City Council by the laws of the Commonwealth and by the ordinances of the City, relating to the internal health of the City. The City was divided into four districts: the Northern, Western, Southern and Middle Districts. The Northern ...

Board of Land Commissioners proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 0100.010
Scope and Contents Ordinance passed December 26, 1856, amended December 28, 1857 and May 8, 1861, established a Board of Land Commissioners which was responsible for the care and management of public lands belonging to the City of Boston so far as it related to improvements, sales and disposal of the same. The Joint Committee of the City Council along with one alderman and one common councilor chosen in November and December to serve for the following two years constituted the Board of Land Commissioners. The ...

Board of Schoolhouse Commissioners proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 0430.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Schoolhouse Commissioners, 1901-1929.

Board of Superintendents proceedings

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

Board of Trustees of Mt. Hope Cemetery proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 4410.003
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of the Board of Trustees of Mt. Hope Cemetery from 1865-1897. The first volume of the minutes which covered 1857-1865 is missing.

Board of Zoning Adjustment proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5460.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.

Boston City Federation of Organizations records

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.010
Scope and Contents note Records document the activities of the Boston City Federation of Organizations. The bulk of the materials consists of meeting minutes, agendas, and announcements. The records also contain some correspondence and a memorial program for Dr. Melnea Cass who served as the president of the federation from 1976 to 1978

Boston City Hospital collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7020.001
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the Boston City Hospital from 1864-1996. Parts of this collection were originally in the custody of the Boston City Hospital Library. The collection includes Board of Trustees minutes and records; published reports of the hospital; administrative files of the hospital and of the library; financial records of the hospital; historical files and news clippings compiled by the library over time; holdings of the library including medical texts dating back ...

Boston Health Department Association minutes

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: 7010.007

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.

Central Board Meeting files

 Series
Identifier: 9000.004
Scope and Contents Since 1935 the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has been responsible for planning, building, and managing housing for low-income families and the elderly in Boston, Massachusetts, with financial assistance from state and federal agencies. Until 1980, when BHA was placed in receivership, overall policy- and decision-making power was vested in its board of commissioners, while responsibility for daily administration was vested in an administrator and staff. The administrator attended regular ...

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: 0140.001
Scope and Contents note

This collection includes records of various City Council committees during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The collection spans the years 1828-1912 with the bulk of the material dating from 1860-1895. These records were kept by the Clerk of Committees and include minutes of committee meetings, correspondence, reports, bids, petitions, programs, etc. Committees represented include Police, Fire, Claims, Arrangements, Common & Public Grounds, Underground Wires, Public ...

City Council Joint Committee on Alien Passengers records

 Collection
Identifier: 0140.011
Scope and Contents note

The records of the Joint Committee on Alien Passengers span the years 1847-1848. Records of the Consulting Physicians from the 1830s which were found stored with the Alien Passenger Committee records were separated. The collection includes records not only created by the Committee but also submitted to the Committee by private citizens, the Inspector of Alien Passengers, the Port Physician, and the Resident Physician at the Deer Island Hospital. The Committee on Alien Passengers collection ...

City Council Joint Committee on the Extension of Faneuil Hall Market records

 Collection
Identifier: 0140.010
Scope and Contents note

The records of the Committee on the Extension of Faneuil Hall Market span the years 1823-1828 with the bulk of the material from 1824-1826. The collection is divided into three series: Records, Proceedings, and Account Book.

The records of the Committee were previously stored in bundles. The titles of the groups of records, taken from the wrappers of the bundles, were retained and used at the subseries level. The Records series is broken down into 9 subseries. Loose material was ...

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 Planning Board minutes

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 4030.001
Scope and Contents note Includes minutes of the City Planning Board from 2 November 1954-8 June 1956, 1958, 1960 and 1962.

Commission on the Height of Buildings proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5470.001
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, hearing transcripts and orders of the Commission.

Committee on Accounts proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 2200.001
Scope and Contents note The ordinance passed August 2, 1824 establishing the position of Auditor of Accounts also established a joint committee of the City Council as part of a new system of accountability in the expenditures of the City. Includes the proceedings of the meetings of the Committee on Accounts.

Committee on Licenses proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5420.001
Scope and Contents note Minutes and hearing lists of the meetings of the Public Safety Commission, Committee on Licenses.

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.

Fire Commissioner proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 0500.013
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of chronological bound volumes of the proceedings of the mostly daily meetings of the Board of Fire Commissioners, as well as the proceedings of what later became a single Fire Commissioner. The Board of Fire Commissioners was abolished and replaced by a single Fire Commissioner on July 1, 1895. The minutes record the actions of the Board of Fire Commissioners and the single Fire Commissioner on issues involving personnel, supplies, equipment, etc.

Franklin Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: 0100.014
Scope and Contents note

This collection includes records documenting the management of the Franklin fund from 1791-1902. This collection is arranged in three series: Series I: Proceedings; Series II: Financial records; Series III: Publications.

Series I includes the proceedings of meetings of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Managers of the Franklin Fund. According to the first volume which covers 1791-1866, continuation of the records after 1866 can be found in the Proceedings of the Board of ...

Human Rights Commission proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 6220.001
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the meetings of the Human Rights Commission, 1985-1992. Includes minutes, agenda, and board papers.

Jamaica Pond Aqueduct Company proceedings

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0301.024
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the Jamaica Pond Aqueduct Corporation, 1857-1893.

Long Island Hospital records

 Collection
Identifier: 7020.004

Parks Commission proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 4400.002
Scope and Contents Microfilm copies of proceedings of Parks Commission, 1875-1963 with gaps. Original records remain in the custody of the Parks and Recreation Department. Includes summary minutes of the meetings of the Parks Commission. Original volumes (1875-1983 with gaps) have been scanned and are available on the Internet Archive.

Proceedings of Dooming Board

 Series
Identifier: 2100.002
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Dooming Board for the years 1869-1901, 1946-1947 and 1949-1950. Includes the individual or company being assessed a tax on their personal property, the original assessment, and the revised assessment.

Proceedings of the School Committee

 Series
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.

Public Health Commission Board records

 Record Group
Identifier: 7000.001
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of the Boston Public Health Commission, which was formed in 1996 as a result of the merger between the Boston Department of Health and Hospitals and Boston University Medical Center. The consolidation of these two institutions also created the Boston Medical Center, which subsumed the former Boston City Hospital. In addition, the histories of the Department of Health and Boston City Hospital from 1865-1965 (with gaps), the history of the Department of ...

Public Improvement Commission proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5060.001
Scope and Contents Unindexed minutes of the Board of Street Commissioners for 1871, 1874, 1876, 1879, 1881, 1883-1884, 1901, 1905-1909 and 1911; and digital copies of Board of Street Commissioners minutes from 1871-1954 April 30 and Public Improvement Commission minutes from 1954 May 7-1986. The volumes for 1899-1900 are missing.

Real Property Board proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 4310.001
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of the Board of Real Estate Commissioners, 1950 January 2-1951 December 19; minutes of the Committee on Foreclosed Real Estate, 1954-1962, 1964; and minutes of the meetings of the Real Property Board, 1956-1960, 1962 and 1973-1988.

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.

Rent Board proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 9705.002
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, docket books and related material of the Boston Rent Board.

Rental Housing Resource Center minutes

 Collection
Identifier: 9705.003

Retirement Board proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 2700.001
Scope and Contents Includes minutes and hearings of the Boston Retirement Board, 1922-1932 and 1934-1962.

Traffic and Parking Department proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5110.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Traffic and Parking Commission.

Vaccinating Committees of the several wards proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 7010.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Vaccinating Committees for the several wards of the cities to discuss plans for the use of kine pock for the vaccination of residents against small pox.