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Boston Historic Conservation Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 0200.011

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.

Dates

  • 1961-1967

Creator

Historical note

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.

Extent

6 Folders