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Board of Commissioners of the Summer Street Fire Loan records

Identifier: 0200.022
Scope and Contents

Includes the proceedings of the Board from December 20, 1872-March 17, 1873 and a list entitled "Memo" recording inquiries made to the Board.

Dates: 1872-1873

Field incident reports

Identifier: 0500.025
Dates: 1987-2000

Fire Alarm house journals

Identifier: 0510.004
Scope and Contents

House journals of the Fire Alarm Division and Communications Unit located in the Fenway. House journals are daily logs that record calls received and response, members present and other functions of house.

Dates: 1959-2010 with gaps

Fire Alarm Superintendent files

Identifier: 0510.002
Content Description

Administrative files of Superintendent of Fire Alarm circa 1930s-1970s

Dates: circa 1930-1970

Fire Commissioner records

Identifier: 0500.016
Scope and Contents This series includes subjects files of the Fire Commissioner with the bulk of the files from the 1990s and early 2000s. Fire Commissioners during this period include, Commissioner Martin Pierce, Commissioner Paul Christian, Acting Commissioner Dennis DiMarzio, and Commissioner Roderick Fraser. This series also includes historical files, reports, photographs, etc. kept in the Commissioner's Office for reference purposes. The subject files when transferred to the Archives were arranged in...
Dates: circa 1940-2015; Majority of material found in , 1990-2006

Fire records

Identifier: 0500.007
Scope and Contents note This series consists of oversized chronological log books of fire alarms received and responded to by the Boston Fire Department from 1880-1967. The location and existence of earlier volumes is unknown at this time. These log books may have been in use as early as 1852 when the fire alarm telegraph system was officially accepted by the City. It is believed that the department no longer recorded fire alarms in this format after 1967. The information recorded in the logs over time include the...
Dates: 1880 May-1967 December

Hotel Vendome records

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 5410.011
Scope and Contents

Records relating to the collapse of the Hotel Vendome which killed nine Boston firefighters on June 17, 1972. Includes files of permits, correspondence, etc. of the Hotel Vendome at 154-170 Commonwealth avenue that were reviewed during the investigation into the collapse; correspondence relating to the investigation; final report of the investigation; and supplemental report on the reconstruction.

Dates: circa 1911-1973

Law Department photographs

Identifier: 0700.010
Dates: circa 1957-1993

Master copy of list of dead and injured in Cocoanut Grove Fire

 Item — Box: SB - 033
Identifier: 0285.001
Scope and Contents

List in envelope with the following description on outside "List of Dead and Injured in Cocoanut Grove Fire, November 28, 1942, Official List of Master File, Boston Committee on Public Safety. VERY PRECIOUS MATERIAL, NEVER TO BE DESTROYED, 1 copy at 9 Park Street, 1 copy at 261 Franklin Street} for safety in event of fire or air raid."

Dates: 1942 November 28

Photographs of Cocoanut Grove Fire, Boston, Mass., November 28, 1942

Identifier: 0500.027
Dates: 1942 December 1-11

Record of fire alarms

Identifier: 0510.003
Scope and Contents

Daily log books documenting alarms received with remarks from 1884-1905 with gaps.

Dates: 1884-1905 with gaps

Scrapbook of fires

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0500.006
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook and log of fires in Boston and other towns, 1841-1847.

Dates: 1841-1847