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Register of agreements and bonds. Lists date, name, street and object.
Notices of apportionment and revision of assessments for street improvements, street watering and sewerage works and notices of street improvements.
This series of plans for the Public Works Department illustrate where underground cable lines where laid in the early 1980s by Cablevision of Boston. Arrangement is by neighborhood and street.
City Council orders to the Board of Street Commissioners relative to laying out streets, extending streets and providing estimates.
Five outgoing letter-copy volumes of Engineering Department - Survey Division and Street Laying-Out Department - Engineering Division correspondence. Includes volumes from 1904-1926 and 1932-1941.
Engineering Department and Public Works Department, Highway Division plans for streets, retaining walls, sea walls, edgestones, etc. Includes two sets of plans: OB# plans and OC# plans.
Atlases of Boston donated to the City Archives by Fenwick Smith.
Includes 3 miscellaneous level books of the Highway Division, Paving Service. One book is labeled L-35
The list records all streets which have been formally accepted, 1700-1867 inclusive, based on an examination of the records of the Town and City. Includes name of street with year in which street was recognized by the proper authorities as a public highway.
One volume of news clippings of court decisions relating to streets.
Includes miscellaneous volumes that appear to be indexes to permits for conduits, drains, etc.
Record of petitions filed for hearings to construct transmission lines upon, along, under or across a public way, 1903-1919 and record of notices of pole and conduit locations granted, 1911-1983, that were required to be filed in the City Clerk's Office by Chapter 509 of the Acts of 1911.
Orders of the Public Improvement Commission (formerly Board of Street Commissioners) relating to the laying-out, alteration, opening, discontinuance and naming of streets.
Unindexed minutes of the Board of Street Commissioners for 1871, 1874, 1876, 1879, 1881, 1883-1884, 1901, 1905-1909 and 1911; and digital copies of Board of Street Commissioners minutes from 1871-1954 April 30 and Public Improvement Commission minutes from 1954 May 7-1986. The volumes for 1899-1900 are missing.
Specifications and contracts for Public Works Department projects kept by the Public Works Department Bridge and Ferry Division and Contract Office.
Photographs collected by the Public Works Department showing Transit construction and street scenes.
Scrapbooks kept in the Public Works Department library. Includes scrapbooks of the City Engineer, scrapbooks on the subway, real estate transactions, and miscellaneous topics.
Log of business before the Street Commission relating to laying out of streets. Lists street, parties in interest, number of square feet taken, when taken, estimates, amount paid and notes.
Volume kept by the City Surveyor's Office of copies of orders of the Board of Street Commissioners to establish the grades of streets in Dorchester.
- Subject: Streets X
- Streets 39
- Public works 8
- Photographs 3
- Annual reports 2
- Boston (Mass.) -- Maps 2
- Bridges 2
- Correspondence 2
- Electric conduits 2
- Maps, etc. 2
- Minutes (Records) 2
- Municipal services 2
- Streets -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Maps 2
- Subways 2
- Surveying 2
- Automobile parking 1
- Betterments 1
- Building permits 1
- Cable television 1
- Contracts 1
- Deeds 1 + ∧ less
- Boston (Mass.). Public Works Department 15
- Boston (Mass.). Street Laying-Out Department 10
- Boston (Mass.). Board of Street Commissioners 8
- Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department 5
- Boston (Mass.). City Council 4
- Boston (Mass.). City Clerk 3
- Boston (Mass.). Auditing Department 2
- Boston (Mass.). Public Improvement Commission 2
- Boston (Mass.). Traffic & Parking Department 2
- Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) 2
- G. W. Bromley & Co. 2
- Hopkins, Griffith Morgan, Jr. 2
- Boston (Mass.). Assessing Department 1
- Boston (Mass.). Board of Aldermen 1
- Boston (Mass.). Committee on Streets 1
- Boston (Mass.). Street Department 1
- Boston (Mass.). Street Department. Sewer Division 1
- Boston (Mass.). Surveying Department 1
- Boston (Mass.). Transit Commission 1
- Boston (Mass.). Transit Department 1 + ∧ less