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Auditing Department annual reports and publications

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2200.019
Includes copies of the Auditor's Reports which are annual reports of the receipts and expenditures of the City. Also includes miscellaneous publications of the Auditing Department. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.


  • 1821-2001 with gaps



4.0 Cubic feet (138 volumes)

Historical note

The office of Auditor was established by ordinance passed on August 2, 1824. The office of Deputy City Auditor was established by ordinance passed on July 11, 1934. Regular annual reports of receipts and expenditures have been published by the Auditor since 1825. These reports show the annual receipts and expenditures of the City and County, the debt and the public property.

The Auditing Department provides controllership and audit functions for the City and its departments and agencies. The Department implements fiscal controls over departmental spending, prepares detailed departmental expenditure reports, prepares the City’s annual financial statements and conducts on-site internal audits and reviews of departments and agencies.

Repository Details

Part of the Boston City Archives Repository

201 Rivermoor St.
West Roxbury MA 02132 United States
617-635-1194 (Fax)