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Boston (Mass.). Health Department

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Health, 1873-1915 with gaps

 Sub-Series
Identifier: B
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: 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...
Dates: 1873-1915 with gaps

Health Commissioner, 1916-1939 with gaps

 Sub-Series
Identifier: C
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: 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...
Dates: 1916-1939 with gaps

Record of prosecutions

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: 7010.006
Scope and Contents

Record of prosecutions for violations of health laws.

Dates: 1919-1921

Smallpox : the nature of the disease and how it may be controlled : prevention by vaccination, circa 1919

 Item — Publications PB 121: Series I
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes copies of annual reports of predecessor boards/departments including Trustees of Boston City Hospital, Board of Health and Department of Health and Hospitals; Digest of Health Laws and Rules and Regulations, 1904 and 1923; History of Boston City Hospital, 1906; Proceedings of the Dedication of City Hospital, 1865; and publications on Health Units, statistics and other topics. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Dates: Other: circa 1919

Stable petitions

 Series
Identifier: 7010.004
Scope and Contents

Chapter 89 of the Acts of 1889, an "Act Relating to the Use of Buildings in the City of Boston for Stables", transferred the power to regulate stables from the Board of Aldermen to the Board of Health. Includes petitions numbered 1-6696 to occupy stables presented to the Board of Health.

Dates: 1889-1952; Majority of material found within Bulk, 1889-1936