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Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dorchester Day. Celebration of the two hundredth and seventy ninth anniversary of the settlement of Dorchester, 1909

 Item — Volume: 46
Scope and Contents From the Series: Memorial volumes ordered to be printed by the City Council. Includes memorials of prominent men, anniversary celebrations and dedications of buildings and monuments.
Dates: 1909

Dorchester Day. Celebration of the two hundredth and seventy seventh anniversary of the settlement of Dorchester, June 8, 1907., 1907

 Item — Volume: 44
Scope and Contents From the Series: Memorial volumes ordered to be printed by the City Council. Includes memorials of prominent men, anniversary celebrations and dedications of buildings and monuments.
Dates: 1907

Engineering Division plan books

 Series
Identifier: 5020.008
Dates: circa 1850-1900

Map of Dorchester, undated

 Item — Box: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Plans filed in the Office of the City Clerk. The materials in this collection date from circa 1830s-1982 with the bulk of the items dating from 1931-1982. These records consist primarily of twentieth century highway layouts, land taking plans and railroad plans. Also included are city maps, ward maps, and plans relating to bridges, gas and electric, streets and highways, the Parks Department, and the Longfellow School in Roslindale, as well as a small group of miscellaneous items. Some items...
Dates: undated

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.
Dates: Publication: 1876-1909

Record of grades

 Series
Identifier: 5070.002
Scope and Contents Volume kept by the City Surveyor's Office of copies of orders of the Board of Street Commissioners to establish the grades of streets in Dorchester.
Dates: 1870-1879

Town of Dorchester records

 Collection
Identifier: 1100.001
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the records for the Town of Dorchester from the late eighteenth century to 1870 when the town was annexed to the City of Boston. The bulk of the records date from 1823 onwards, although there are some records from the 1780s and 1790s, and two volumes of Assessor's records cover 1807-1812 and 1818-1823. One item has been dated [1750] although this date is not conclusive. The majority of the records are either tax based or center around the proceedings of the town...
Dates: 1784-1870 (bulk, 1806-1870)