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Boston (Mass.). Retirement Board


Historical note

The Boston Retirement System was established on February 1, 1923, under the provisions of Chapter 251 of the Acts of 1922, which was accepted by the Mayor and City Council in August, 1922. An additional retirement system for city and county employees was provided by Chapter 658 of the Acts of 1945. This act was accepted by the City Council on June 3, 1946 and approved by the Mayor on June 5, 1946. The new system, designated as the State-Boston Retirement System, went into effect on October 1, 1946. Every employee appointed after that date becomes a member of the new system.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Retirement Board annual reports and publications

Identifier: 2700.003
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of annual reports of the Boston Retirement Board for the years 1959-1968 and 1971 and miscellaneous publications. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Dates: 1959-1968, 1971

Retirement Board ledgers

Identifier: 2700.002
Scope and Contents

Financial ledgers of the Retirement Board for the years 1923-1966, 1990-1992 and 1995.

Dates: 1923-1995 with gaps

Retirement Board proceedings

Identifier: 2700.001
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes and hearings of the Boston Retirement Board, 1922-1932 and 1934-1962.

Dates: 1922-1932, 1934-1962

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Account books 1
Annual reports 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Municipal officials and employees 1