Boston Historic Conservation Committee records
Scope and Contents
The records were collected by William Gurney, an employee of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, who served as secretary to the committee. Includes correspondence, newsclippings, newsletters and a report of the survey of the north slope of Beacon Hill.
- Boston Historic Conservation Committee (Organization)
The Boston Historic Conservation Committee was created in November of 1961 by Mayor John Collins. The committee consisted of 48 members including historians, preservationists, businessmen, and city leaders. The committee worked in close contact with Edward J. Logue, development administrator, in making an inventory of significant landmarks and setting standards for maintaining and preserving them.