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Boston (Mass.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Boston and Its Story, 1630-1915, 1916

 Item — Volume 5
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

Boston. Where It All Began, 1973

 Item — Publications PB 020
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

Boston Yesterday and Today, 1939

 Item — Publications PB 021
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

City Archives publications

 Item — Publications PB 004
Identifier: 0320.002
Scope and Contents Boston Recollections: The Boston History Calendar, 2001, compiled and produced by the Archives Division staff.

From Trimountaine to Boston, 1930

 Item — Publications PB 021
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

Inventory of books, pictures and articles of historic interest in departments of the City of Boston

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: 0300.008
Scope and Contents Chapter 5 of the Ordinances of 1891 required the City Clerk to keep a book recording books, pictures and articles of historic interest held in departments except for those in permanent charge of the School Board or the Trustees of the Public Library. Includes 2 copies of inventory compiled by the City Clerk.

Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.001
Scope and Contents Includes issues of the Boston Chronicle, 2-9 May 1768 and the Columbian Centinel, 31 January 1795.

Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.002
Scope and Contents Includes a small collection of photographs documenting the visit and reception for Charles Lindbergh in Boston, 1927; visit of President Coolidge to Cambridge, 1925; Trinity Church altar, 1926; other miscellaneous street scenes, etc., circa 1923-1927; and a small collection of photographs of views of downtown streets, parks and beaches, circa 1900-1914.

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...