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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

Index of victuallers

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0600.002
Scope and Contents One index volume of licenses granted for victuallers, 1878-1879. Includes date, name and address.
Dates: 1878-1879

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


Identifier: 0301.013
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous licenses recorded by the City Clerk's Office. Includes one volume recording oaths administered July 1850-January 1858 and fees for licenses settled with the City Treasurer for Dogs, 1850-1852; Dealers in Second Hand Articles, 1850-1857; Stray beasts and articles found, 1850-1857; Permits to construct coal holes and arches in sidewalks, 1850-1854; Auctioneers, 1850-1857; Intelligence Offices, 1850-1857; Account of fees etc. received by City Clerk, 1852-1858; Receipts for licenses...
Dates: 1829-1977

Licenses for intoxicating liquors

Identifier: 0600.003
Scope and Contents Includes records of licenses issued and indexes to licenses filed initially with the Board of License Commissioners and then with the Police Commissioner.
Dates: 1875-1885

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 hearing audiotapes

Identifier: 8400.023
Scope and Contents Audiotape recordings of Licensing Board hearings. Tapes are numbered consecutively from #1-1300s.
Dates: circa 1986-1996

Licensing Board hearing index card file

Identifier: 8400.024
Scope and Contents Partial index to Licensing Board hearings. Cards are arranged by name of business or owner.
Dates: circa 1950-1986

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

Licensing Division records

Identifier: 0241.002
Scope and Contents This series documents the correspondence of Mayor Maurice J. Tobin's Licensing Division. Correspondence from between 1940 and 1945. The correspondence is both loose and pasted into a scrapbook. Mayor Tobin's Licensing Division's correspondence primarily pertains to the use of public space by organizations. Organizations include the United States Coast Guard and the Boston Socialist Labor Party.
Dates: 1940-1945

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: 1980-2014

Lodging House licenses (cancelled)

Identifier: 8400.008
Dates: circa 1980s-1990s

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

Suffolk County Board of License Commissioners records

Identifier: 8220.001
Scope and Contents note The Suffolk County Board of License Commissioners records consist of 4 series: Series I: Proceedings; Series II: Record of License Applications; Series III: Record of Licenses granted: and Series IV: Financial records.
Dates: 1868-1869