0300. City Clerk, Office of the
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
City Clerk's Office copies of loan orders, appropriations and transfers approved by the Mayor and City Council.
Inventory of books, pictures and articles of historic interest in departments of the City of Boston
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.
Jamaica Pond Aqueduct Company proceedings
Proceedings of the Jamaica Pond Aqueduct Corporation, 1857-1893.
Laws and ordinances, 1630-2016
Collection of printed copies of City of Boston charters, statutes, by-laws and ordinances, 1630-2016.
List of Accepted Streets in the City of Boston, 1700-1867 inclusive
The list records all streets which have been formally accepted, 1700-1867 inclusive, based on an examination of the records of the Town and City. Includes name of street with year in which street was recognized by the proper authorities as a public highway.
List of Jurors drawn
Lists of names of individuals drawn for jury service. Includes date drawn and court of service.
Lists of constables appointed
Printed lists of the names of constables appointed, 1877-1891.
Lists of special laws and statutes
Handwritten lists of Special Laws and Statutes of the Massachusetts Legislature relating to the City of Boston.
Married women doing business certificates
Mayor's Office of Cable Communications filings
Mortgages of personal property
Mortgages of Personal Property filed with the City Clerk's Office. Personal property mortgages were filed separately up until the enactment of the Uniform Commercial Code in 1958. Includes grantor/grantee indexes, 1832-1854; grantor indexes, 1854-1954; grantee indexes, 1870-1958; entry books, 1853-1956; record of mortgages, 1832-1958; and a consolidated grantor index of mortgages and tax liens, 1959-1973.
Notary journals and record books
Notice of interest in contracts
Notices of filing application to become a citizen
Notices filed with the City Clerk of applications to become a citizen by Section 3 of Chapter 345 of the Acts of 1885. Includes one volume recording filings, 1885-1895 and filings, 1885-1900.
Notices of Street Improvements
Notices of valuables found
Includes notices of livestock, money and other valuables found in the city.
Objects kept in the custody of the City Clerk. Includes a gold pen belonging to the Clerk of the Common Council from 1845, the baton used by the Chief Marshals at the parades celebrating the 250th and 350th anniversary of the settlement of Boston, the city seals of Boston, Roxbury and Hyde Park, a minor's bootblack badge and a minor's newsboy badge.
Office of the City Clerk records
Opinions of the Corporation Counsel
Opinions requested by City Council
Ordinances (Digital copies)
Papers relating to the Town Dock
Bundle of "old papers and memorandum respecting the town's rights and the boundaries of estates on the dock with some old plans." Includes both original documents and extracts from town records.
Payroll of volunteer militia
Personal records of Members of the Board of Aldermen and Common Council 1861-1890
Plans filed in the City Clerk's Office
Pole and conduit locations
Record of petitions filed for hearings to construct transmission lines upon, along, under or across a public way, 1903-1919 and record of notices of pole and conduit locations granted, 1911-1983, that were required to be filed in the City Clerk's Office by Chapter 509 of the Acts of 1911.
Power of Attorney filings and index
Includes power of attorney filings and card index.
Includes index card file to raffle permits issued to local businesses and organizations, 1969-1992 and raffle permit applications from 2015-2017.