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Black Voters et al. v. John McDonough et al. case files

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.012
Scope and Contents Includes the City's Law Department records concerning the class action suit brought by black registered voters against Boston's Mayor, City Council, School Committee, Election Commissioners and City Clerk challenging the at-large voting procedure for the election of members of the Boston School Committee. The court found in favor of the defendants.

Committee for Superintending the School for Mutual Instruction records

 Collection
Identifier: 0401.001
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of three series: Series I - Committee correspondence and reports; Series II - Reports on attendence and tokens; and Series III - Observation reports. Series I includes correspondence, votes, reports, and records of the business of the Committee. One significant item is a detailed description by William B. Fowle of his visit to the Free Schools in New York City. Series II includes the reports of the schoolmaster, William B. Fowle, which provided attendance statements,...

Manuals of the Public Schools of the City of Boston

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0400.001
Scope and Contents note Manual of the Public Schools of the City of Boston is a serial publication, which includes listings of schools, school districts, school officials and employees in the School Department of the City of Boston. The collection includes manuals from 1869-1973 with gaps. The volume for 1972 is entitled “Directory of the Public Schools of the City of Boston” and the volume for 1973 is entitled “Personnel Directory of the Public Schools of the City of Boston. The collection consists of 68 volumes. The...

Morgan et al. v. Hennigan et al. and related cases files

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.028
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of records of the City's Law Department concerning the "School Cases" relating to desegregation in the late 1960s-1970s. The major case represented in this collection is Tallulah Morgan et al. v. James Hennigan et al. (later known as Morgan v. Kerrigan, Morgan v. McDonough, Morgan v. Sullivan, etc. due to the changes in the School Committee presidency). Also included in this collection are files of the following two cases: Boston School Committee v. Board of Education...

Proceedings of the School Committee

 Series
Identifier: 0405.002
Scope and Contents Includes published proceedings of School Committee meetings, 1870, 1873-May 1987; verbatim transcripts of School Committee meetings, July 1936-June 1996; and School Committee board papers, September 1915-2011.

School Committee administrative records

 Collection
Identifier: 0405.003
Scope and Contents Includes subject files, reports, correspondence, orders etc. of the School Committee; task force records; records relating to superintendent searches, contracts, and evaluations; and miscellaneous photographs of members.

School Committee annual reports and documents

 Series
Identifier: 0405.001
Scope and Contents Annual reports and other documents including annual statistics, committee reports, curriculum, courses of study, etc. of the School Department. Includes School Committee annual reports, 1845-1850, 1852-1855, 1857-1963 and School Documents, 1853-1861, 1877, 1879-1905. Also includes Annals of the Primary Schools, 1818-1854; Report of Committee on Drawing, 1870-1877; Report on Accounts, 1869-1877; and budget reports.

School Committee meeting and hearing recordings

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Identifier: 0405.002a
Scope and Contents Includes recordings on both audio cassette tapes and CDs of Boston School Committee meetings

School Committee Secretary reference files

 Series
Identifier: 0405.007

School Department grants

 Series
Identifier: 0405.006
Scope and Contents Grants submitted by the Superintendent to the School Committee for approval.

School Department publications

 Series
Identifier: 0400.005
Scope and Contents Publications produced by the Boston School Department. Includes Code of Discipline, contracts, handbooks, newsletters, reports, plans, etc.

William Arthur Reilly collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0299.001