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Archie Briggs et al. v. John T. Kerrigan et al. case files

 Series
Identifier: 0700.032
Dates: circa 1969-1971

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.
Dates: circa 1975-1977

Briefs, etc.

 Series
Identifier: 0700.019
Dates: circa 1910-1976

City of Boston et al. v. Keene Corporation et al. records

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.005
Scope and Contents Records from the suit brought by the City of Boston against manufacturers of materials containing asbestos for reimbursement for the cost of abatement of the asbestos in public buildings. Includes contracts of city-owned buildings from 1923-1971 that were used as exhibits in the case. Buildings include schools, libraries, fire stations, police stations, city hospital, etc. Also includes records from the case itself.
Dates: circa 1923-1990

Doris B. Bunte v. Mayor of Boston case files

 Series
Identifier: 0700.035
Dates: 1971-1972

General docket

 Series
Identifier: 0700.002
Scope and Contents Docket of cases handled by the Law Department. Lists names of parties, date of process, court, cause of action, remarks and results.
Dates: 1939-1997

Latino Political Action Committee, Inc., ET AL vs. City of Boston, ET AL case files (Latino PAC II)

 Series
Identifier: 0700.008
Dates: Majority of material found in Bulk, 1984; 1973-1985

Law Department photographs

 Series
Identifier: 0700.010
Dates: circa 1957-1993

Law Department records

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.007
Scope and Contents note This collection includes files kept by the City's Law Department on various issues, cases, questions that came before the department during the 20th century. Significant issues, etc. represented in this collection include the Cocoanut Grove Fire, West End Redevelopment, World War, City Real estate holdings, gifts to the city, bridge construction, City Hospital, City Hall construction and many others. The first series includes a numbered reference file that was kept by the Law Department from...
Dates: 1908-1997; Majority of material found within Bulk, 1915-1970

McGrath et al. v. HUD case files (BHA Reverse Discrimination case)

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.013
Dates: circa 1988

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...
Dates: 1967-1979

Police and Fire hiring cases (Castro, Fagan, Mackin)

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.024
Dates: circa 1971-1991

Record of suits against the city

 Series
Identifier: 2400.006
Scope and Contents Record of suits against the City in which summonses have been served upon the City Treasurer for 1881-1899 and ?-1927. Includes date, name of plaintiff, attachment, course of action, and date returnable to Superior Court and Municipal Court.
Dates: 1887-1927 with gaps

Riot cases

 Collection
Identifier: 0700.020
Scope and Contents note This series contains a wide variety of documents relating to both the 1967 and 1968 riots, including but not limited to: fire reports, auditor reports, case law, police journals, and damage claims. All files are created and organized by the original creator, Theodore R. Stanley, who acted as Assistant Corporation Counsel. Mr. Stanley represented several businesses in the Blue Hill Avenue of Roxbury, many of whom still exist, who were bringing a suit to the city for damage compensation following...
Dates: 1967-1972