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9800. Non-City records

 Record Group
Identifier: 9800
Collections donated to the City Archives or used for reference purposes. Includes records not created or maintained by city departments.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: 9800.003
Scope and Contents Collection of atlases published by G. M. Hopkins & Co., G. W. Bromley & Co., and L.J. Richards.Holdings of Hopkins atlases include: Boston Proper, 1874; Roxbury, 1873; South Boston and Dorchester, 1874; Brighton, 1875; and Charlestown, 1875.Holdings of Bromley atlases includes: Boston Proper and Back Bay, 1898, 1908, 1912, 1917, 1922, 1928 and 1938; Brighton, 1890, 1897, 1909, 1916 and 1925; Charlestown, 1892 and 1901; Charlestown and East Boston, 1901, 1912 and...

Boston City Federation of Organizations records

Identifier: 9800.010
Scope and Contents note Records document the activities of the Boston City Federation of Organizations. The bulk of the materials consists of meeting minutes, agendas, and announcements. The records also contain some correspondence and a memorial program for Dr. Melnea Cass who served as the president of the federation from 1976 to 1978

Elementary Principals Association records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.005
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, correspondence, etc. of the Elementary Principals Association in the Boston Public Schools.

Fenwick Smith Atlas collection

Identifier: 9800.020
Scope and Contents Atlases of Boston donated to the City Archives by Fenwick Smith.

Fran Johnnene collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.012
Scope and Contents This collection documents Francesca A. Johnnene's involvement with Restore Our Alienated Rights (ROAR), a national organization against the racial desegration of public schools. It contains the correspondence of ROAR National Director, Louise Day Hicks in addition to anti-desegration publications like the organzation's newspaper, The Boston News Digest, and the pamphlet for its first national conference in 1975. Johnnene's materials include her position statement against desegration in Boston...

Henry Parkman, Jr. campaign poster

 Item — Box Oversized single items 1
Identifier: 9800.025
Scope and Contents Campaign poster for Henry Parkman, Jr. who ran for Mayor in 1933. Parkman placed 4th in election. Frederick Mansfield was elected Mayor.

Hyde Park photographs collection

Identifier: 9800.027
Scope and Contents Photographs of men and women, mostly identified as Hyde Park residents. All photographs were taken by photographers with studios in Hyde Park at the end of the nineteenth century.

Jamaica Plain Citizens' Association July 4th races memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.026
Scope and Contents Pewter mug from the July 4, 1903 races held on Jamaica Pond as part of Boston's July 4th celebrations and sponsored by the Jamaica Plain Citizens' Association. This mug was presented to A.J. Hankey for first prize in the 1/4 mile swimming race.

Julie M. White photographs and slides

Identifier: 9800.017
Scope and Contents Prints, negatives and slides donated to the City Archives by photographer Julie M. White. Photographs document work on the Big Dig as well as Boston Harbor, Tall Ships and U.S.S. Constitution. This collection is unprocessed.

K. Marie Clarke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 9800.004
Scope and Contents Records documenting K. Marie Clarke's activities within various organizations which were involved in the monitoring of the Boston Public School system at different levels. K. Marie Clarke was involved with the Secondary School Commission, the Boston Home and School Association and the Citywide Coordinating Council. Records includes correspondence, reports, proposals, court documents, memorandum, meeting agendas and minutes, studies, handbooks, pamphlets, newsletters, news clippings, etc.

Louise Day Hicks papers

Identifier: 9800.015
Scope and Contents note The Louise Day Hicks papers consist of two boxes of various documents written and collected by Louise Days Hicks during the 1970s. The papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and legal documents. Many of the papers detail the period of public school desegregation and busing in Boston during the 1970s. The correspondence is the most extensive part of the collection and includes letters written mostly between the years 1974 and 1975 which are addressed to Louise...


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


Identifier: 9800.024

Patricia Corcoran papers

Identifier: 9800.016

Peter Dreyer slide collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.007
Scope and Contents note Collection of color slides of buildings, events and scenes in Boston donated to the City Archives by photographer Peter Dreyer. The photographs reflect various locations in and around the Boston area. Examples of subjects include the Boston Public Garden, the Massachusetts State House, the John Hancock Tower, and the Prudential Tower. There is also an extensive group of photographs of the Tall Ships when they returned to Boston in 1980 as part of the celebration for Boston's 350th anniversary.


 Collection — Multiple Containers
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.

Political ephemera

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.006
Scope and Contents Collection of political ephemera from 1924 and 1927-1931. Includes campaign literature for various local, state and federal offices with a focus on ward 10; invitations; programs; and miscellaneous papers of City Councilor Leo F. Powers.

Postcard collection

Identifier: 9800.028

Spectacle Island photograph album

Identifier: 9800.011
Scope and Contents Photograph album documenting Spectacle Island donated to the City Archives.

West End demolition photographs

Identifier: 9800.008
Scope and Contents note This series includes photographs of the demolition of Boston's West End during July and November 1959.