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ABCC License approval forms

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.
Dates: 1961-1962

Billiards/Bowling Alley licenses (cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.011
Dates: circa 1999-2012

Common Victuallers licenses (cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.007
Dates: circa 1998-2012

Dormitory licenses (cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.009
Dates: circa 1998-2012

Fortune Teller licenses (Cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.012
Dates: circa 1999-2012

License applications

Identifier: 8400.002
Scope and Contents Applications for licenses granted by the Boston Licensing Board. Includes applications for variety stores, lodging houses, common victuallers, common victuallers-alcohol, druggists, innholders, retail package stores, clubs, intelligence offices, taverns and entertainment. Arranged alphabetically by name of business within each year.
Dates: 1960-1963

Licensing Board correspondence

Identifier: 8400.003
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence from the Boston Licensing Board. Includes one letter copy book of correspondence from 1952 February 15-October 8.
Dates: 1952

Licensing Board master record cards

Identifier: 8400.015
Scope and Contents This series includes two sets of master record cards arranged by address kept by the Boston Licensing Board documenting the alcohol, innkeeper and common victualler licenses issued. The first set covers the years from 1933-1960 and the second set covers the years from 1960-1979. Information for licenses from 1980 on can be found in the Liquor license files (8400.001). The master record cards document year by year the license issued, name of owner/operator and any changes to the license.
Dates: 1933-1979

Licensing Board proceedings

Identifier: 8400.014
Scope and Contents This series includes the minutes of the Boston Licensing Board from 1907-2015 with gaps. The records from 1906-1993 are in bound volumes and are indexed. The volume for January-June of 1993 is missing. The records from 2002-2015 include agendas, hearing lists and minutes. The records from 2009 are missing. The location or existence of records from 1994-2001 is unknown.
Dates: 1906-2015 with gaps

Liquor license applications (ABCC disapprovals)

Identifier: 8400.021
Dates: circa 2000-2012

Liquor license applications (Rejected)

Identifier: 8400.019
Dates: circa 1995-2010

Liquor license applications (Withdrawn)

Identifier: 8400.020
Dates: circa 2000-2012

Liquor license files

Identifier: 8400.001
Scope and Contents note This series includes 261 cubic feet of records. The liquor license files generally each cover a five year period for an address. The six series are 1980-1985; 1986-1990; 1991-1995; 1996-2000; 2001-2004; and 2005-2009. The two exceptions to the 5 year file are the first series and the fifth series. The first and the third series are filed by type of license and within each type of license alphabetically by street address. The second, fourth, fifth and sixth series are filed alphabetically by...
Dates: 1980-2009

Lodging House licenses (cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.008
Dates: circa 1980s-1990s

Lodging house master record cards

Identifier: 8400.017
Scope and Contents Master record cards of lodging house licenses arranged by address. Includes year, name of licensee, date granted, cancelled, etc.
Dates: 1918-1960

One Day Special Alcoholic Beverages applications

Identifier: 8400.010
Dates: 1995-1996, 1998, 2011-2012

Publications relating to liquor laws

Identifier: 8400.006
Dates: 1912

Record of liquor license bonds filed

Identifier: 8400.005
Scope and Contents Indexes of liquor license bonds filed with the Boston Licensing Board. Includes name, location, date approved and date filed.
Dates: 1915-1933

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