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Abandoned or Derelict Automobile reports

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5000.013
Scope and Contents Includes Public Works Department copies of abandoned or derelict automobile reports with photographs attached.

Abatements

 Series
Identifier: 2100.005
Scope and Contents Records of abatement of real estate, personal estate and poll taxes. The majority of the volumes are registers including names, assessed amounts, amount abated, and reason for the abatement. Also includes certificates of abatement, applications and petitions.

ABCC License approval forms

 Series
Identifier: 8400.004
Scope and Contents The Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission License Approvals are forms that were completed upon approval of various liquor related licenses. Dating from 1961-1962 the forms include the owner's name, name of the business, address, and type of license approved.

Aberdeen Architectural Conservation District Commission hearing audiotapes

 Series
Identifier: 5218.001
Scope and Contents Includes audiotapes of hearings regarding the Aberdeen District from 2000-2001.

Accident notices

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0301.044

Address of Greeting presented to the City of Boston by the City of Manchester on the occasion of the visit of the Lord Mayor

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 0300.019
Scope and Contents Address of Greeting presented to the City of Boston by the City of Manchester on the Occasion of the visit of the Lord Mayor.

Administrative files of the court-appointed master

 Series
Identifier: 9000.009
Scope and Contents Since 1935 the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has been responsible for planning, building, and managing housing for low-income families and the elderly in Boston, Massachusetts, with financial assistance from state and federal agencies. As the result of a suit brought against BHA in the Housing Court of the City of Boston, the court in 1975 appointed a master to oversee BHA's management. Administrative files of the court-appointed master were created and maintained by the master in carrying out...

Administrative files of the Receiver

 Series
Identifier: 9000.007
Scope and Contents Since 1935 the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has been responsible for planning, building, and managing housing for low-income families and the elderly in Boston, Massachusetts, with financial assistance from state and federal agencies. Following a lawsuit brought in the Housing Court of the City of Boston, a master was appointed in 1975, a consent decree was issued in 1977, and a receiver was appointed by the Superior Court for Suffolk County in 1980 to administer BHA. Administrative subject...

Administrative Services Department annual reports and publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 8000.002
Scope and Contents Includes annual reports, employee handbooks, City Hall telephone directories, indexes to city services, and Municipal Administration Conference reports.

Administrative Services Department records

 Record Group
Identifier: 8000.001
Scope and Contents The records of the Administrative Services Department cover the years 1948-1976 with the bulk of the records from 1954-1976. Series include Directors' correspondence files; files of four staff members; general files of the department; responses to City Council orders and resolutions; files of the Records Inventory Program from the 1960s; survey forms of city employees that were completed as a part of the Jacobs Study in 1962; and reports and publications.The Directors'...

Agassiz School photographs

 Series
Identifier: 0420.010
Scope and Contents Includes photograph of the Agassiz School building, circa 1971; and class photographs, 1970, 1972-1974 and 1976; and the Old Agassiz class photographs, 1972.

Agreements and bonds register

 Series — Volume: 1
Identifier: 2200.016
Scope and Contents Register of agreements and bonds. Lists date, name, street and object.

AIDS/HIV Planning Council proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 7000.004
Scope and Contents Includes proceedings of the Boston AIDS/HIV Planning Council. Includes meeting minutes, agenda, transcripts, etc.

Air Pollution Control Commission parking freeze permits

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0301.041

Air Pollution Control Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 5230.001
Scope and Contents Includes hearing files, litigation files, parking freeze files, photographs and videotapes.

Alexander Hamilton School records

 Series
Identifier: 0420.042
Scope and Contents Includes portrait of Alexander Hamilton, 193?; print of Alexander Hamilton, undated; photograph of Principal Emeritus Mary T. O'Connell, 1957-1975; school banner, trophy, 1989; and miscellaneous photographs, circa 2000.

Allen v. McDonough working files

 Collection
Identifier: 0450.003-II
Scope and Contents On June 10, 1976, plaintiffs filed suit in Suffolk Superior Court alleging a system-wide failure to evaluate and prepare educational plans for students referred for special education and to conduct periodic reviews to monitor progress in accordance with state regulations. Allen v. McDonough was the first class action suit brought against a school system in Massachusetts for non-compliance with Chapter 766. The State Department of Education intervened on the side of the plaintiffs. The Allen v....

Almshouse records

 Collection
Identifier: 8501.100
Scope and Contents note The records in this collection consist of three volumes documenting persons admitted to the almshouses on Deer and Rainsford Island from 1853-1914. There are two registers and one index. The registers cover the dates November 1853 through August 1914. The dates of the index are January 1893 through August 1914. The Registers record the name of every person who entered the Almshouse along with a register number, age, place of birth, date admitted, date discharged, whether the person was...

Amendments to Zoning Code

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0301.036
Scope and Contents Amendments to the Zoning Code filed with the City Clerk's Office, 1966-1971.

Annual Listing of Residents

 Series
Identifier: 4720.001
Scope and Contents Annual Listing of Residents age 20 and over. Includes listings for 1931, ward 1; 1938, wards 1-2, 9-13, 16-17, 19-21; 1952, wards 9, 11-12; 1959, ward 18; 1961, ward 15; 1965, wards 17-18, 20, 22; 1976, wards 4, 16-22; and 1978, wards 15-17, 20.

Annual reports of Public Utilities

 Series
Identifier: 0301.004
Scope and Contents note The annual reports of the Public Utilities are filed chronologically. Companies include New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, Boston Edison, Quaker Building Company, Dedham and Hyde Park Gas and Electric Light Company, Boston Gas Company, Worcester Gas Light Company, Commonwealth Gas Company. Most companies filed the Department of Public Utilities Statement of Expenses and Revenues form except for the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company which filed a copy of the published annual...

Another Course to College yearbook

 Item — Publications: 1
Identifier: 0420.077

Applications for exemptions

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 2100.012
Scope and Contents Applications for exemptions from taxes completed by individuals.

Applications to use Faneuil Hall

 Series
Identifier: 4320.001
Scope and Contents Withdrawn and canceled applications to use Faneuil Hall.

Appointment/Reinstatement Forms

 Series
Identifier: 0500.015
Scope and Contents note This series consists of loose leaf binders housing Appointment/Reinstatement forms used for documenting the appointments and/or reinstatements of Boston Fire Department staff. The documents include appointments after certification to become a fire fighter, emergency appointments, provisional appointments, reinstatements of employment following leaves of absence due to injury, illness, maternity and suspensions. Some retirement benefit requests forms are also included. In addition, 2 binders...

Appropriation records

 Series
Identifier: 2200.005
Scope and Contents The Appropriation ledgers document the monthly obligations taken on by each department and how these obligations were paid for, including general drafts, payroll drafts, and special drafts. They also present the initial total amount provided by appropriation for each department as well as any additional amounts obtained through other means (e.g. loans) to meet the year-end total departmental obligations.

Architectural Division correspondence

 Series
Identifier: 4321.001
Scope and Contents Three letter-copy volumes of outgoing correspondence of the Engineering Department - Architectural Division and the Public Buildings Department.

Archives Division administrative records

 Series
Identifier: 0320.001
Scope and Contents note Administrative files kept by the City Archivist. Includes correspondence, reports, clippings and a daily journal.

Archives Survey project files

 Series
Identifier: 7600.003
Scope and Contents Records of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant funded archives survey project to conduct a retrospective citywide survey of departmental records. Includes inventories, site visit notes, interviews, departmental history research notes, statistics, administrative and financial records.