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Executive Department reports

Identifier: 0200.005
Scope and Contents

Bound volumes of departmental annual reports submitted to the Mayor. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Dates: 1890-1911 with gaps

Fair Housing Commission publications

Identifier: 6210.002
Scope and Contents

Publications relating to Housing produced by the Fair Housing Commission.

Dates: circa 1980

Fair Housing Commission records

Identifier: 6210.001
Scope and Contents

Includes administrative files, correspondence, legislation, regulations, reports and budgets.

Dates: 1976-1988

Fairmount School photographs

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0420.034
Scope and Contents

Photographs of students in school yard performing dances, circa 1960-1965 and other miscellaneous events.

Dates: circa 1960-1965

Fairview Cemetery records

Identifier: 4413.001
Scope and Contents note

The Fairview Cemetery collection consists of 6 cubic feet of records and spans the period from 1892-1951 with gaps. Included in the records of the Fairview Cemetery are burial permits from 1892-1951 and foundation orders from 1928-1939.

Dates: 1892-1950 with gaps

Faneuil Hall and Curtis Hall register

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: 4320.002
Scope and Contents

Register documenting use of Faneuil Hall and Curtis Hall. Includes date, for whom, engaged by, for what purpose and amount paid.

Dates: 1905-1914

Faneuil Hall visitor logs

Identifier: 4320.005
Dates: 1904-1906, 1914-1916, 1966-1968

Fence viewer decisions

Identifier: 0301.033
Scope and Contents According to Sec. 6 of Chapter 49 of the Massachusetts General Laws when a dispute arises concerning the part of a partition fence which under this chapter each party is required to build or maintain, either party may apply to the fence viewers, who, after notice to each party and a hearing, may in writing assign to each his share thereof, and may direct the time within which each party shall erect or repair his share; which assignment, being recorded in the office of the city or town clerk...
Dates: 1889-1931

Fenway Middle College High School publication

 Item — Publications: PB 061
Identifier: 0420.035
Scope and Contents

Publication from 1993 called "Our Future Community".

Dates: 1993

Fenwick Smith Atlas collection

Identifier: 9800.020
Scope and Contents

Atlases of Boston donated to the City Archives by Fenwick Smith.

Dates: 1873-1938

Field incident reports

Identifier: 0500.025
Dates: 1987-2000

Fields Corner Main Streets website

Identifier: 7660.008
Dates: 2016-2019


Identifier: 8400.022
Dates: 2001-2010

Finance Commission records

Identifier: 9701.001
Scope and Contents The Boston Finance Commission records are comprised of three series: administrative files, project files, reports. The administrative files is a small series containing the records of the Finance Commissioner and the records of the Boston Assessing Committee. The project files include reports, correspondence, studies and related information on issues investigated by the Boston Finance Commission. The reports series includes both published and unpublished reports that were issued by the...
Dates: 1908-1972

Finance Commission reports and publications

Identifier: 9701.002
Scope and Contents

Includes Reports of the Boston Finance Commission and surveys on the Boston Public Schools, Building Department, Welfare Department, Health Department, Boston Elevated Railway, etc.

Dates: 1908-1974

Financial orders

Identifier: 0300.024
Scope and Contents

City Clerk's Office copies of loan orders, appropriations and transfers approved by the Mayor and City Council.

Dates: 1900-1989

Financial records

Identifier: 2400.014
Scope and Contents

Various financial records kept by the City Treasurer. Includes ledgers, journals, cash books, records of bonds, records of debt, etc.

Dates: circa 1822-1980

Financial records

Identifier: 2420.006
Scope and Contents

Includes Ledgers of the Sinking funds, 1881-1894, 1921-1955; Cashbooks and Journals, 1881-1985 with gaps; Schedules of Investments, circa 1881-1945; Drafts, 1877-1898; Receipts and Disbursements, 1870-1882; and other miscellaneous volumes.

Dates: 1870-1985

Fire alarm cable records

Identifier: 0520.002
Scope and Contents

Log books of the circuits in fire alarm cables. These are the circuits (wires) that connect to all of the fire boxes in the area of Engine's firehouse. These circuits are also used for sounding alarms. Includes index at the front of the book with references to each specific cable box.

Dates: 1906-1927

Fire Alarm cards

Identifier: 0500.011
Scope and Contents note

Includes a set of Fire Alarm cards in use from 1960-1981 and a set that was in use in the 1950s as they are marked with updates in 1955. The Fire Department began using a card system for the fire alarm boxes in 1910. New sets were issued in 1910, 1921, 1929, 1960 and 1981. Includes a card for each fire alarm box in the City with information on the order of response and coverage of fire companies to alarms on the fire box. These sets were kept in each fire house in the City.

Dates: circa 1960-1981

Fire Alarm Division photograph collection

Identifier: 0510.001
Scope and Contents

The original photographs are on display at the Fire Alarm Division at 59 The Fenway. The photographs in this collection were digitized by a member of the Fire Alarm Division and the files were made available to the City of Boston Archives.

Dates: circa 1878

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 proceedings

Identifier: 0500.013
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of chronological bound volumes of the proceedings of the mostly daily meetings of the Board of Fire Commissioners, as well as the proceedings of what later became a single Fire Commissioner. The Board of Fire Commissioners was abolished and replaced by a single Fire Commissioner on July 1, 1895. The minutes record the actions of the Board of Fire Commissioners and the single Fire Commissioner on issues involving personnel, supplies, equipment, etc.

Dates: 1873-1954 with gaps

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 Commissioner's office correspondence

Identifier: 0500.014
Scope and Contents note This series consists of chronological bound volumes of correspondence and loose letters documenting the day to day business and activities of the office of the Board of Fire Commissioners, and later the Office of the Fire Commissioner. The letters, signed by the Fire Commissioner and other staff including the Clerk and Secretary, are addressed to various organizations and businesses, attorney’s offices, city departments, city council members, members of the state legislature, and private...
Dates: 1893-1911 with gaps

Fire Department annual reports and publications

Identifier: 0500.005
Scope and Contents Includes copies of annual reports for 1879, 1885-1890, 1945, 1969, 1971, 1982 and 2002; programs for Fire Department annual ball for 1973 and 2004; Constitution of the Charitable Association of the Boston Fire Department, 1835; Report of the Joint Special Committee appointed to inquire into the causes of recent fires in Boston, 1893; Boston Fire Prevention Code (Chapter 3 of the Ordinances of 1959), 1959 and 1979; and Rules and Regulations of the Fire Department, 1947, 1965 and 1997; and...
Dates: 1835-2004

Fire Department microfilm

Identifier: 0500.023
Dates: circa 1920-1986

Fire Department photographs

Identifier: 0500.004
Scope and Contents

Small collection of 10 photographs donated to City Archives. Includes image of horse-drawn fire apparatus, undated; Fire Engine on Cambridge Street, undated; Engine 47 Fire Boat, 1948; Fire Department Banner on Washington Street, 1956; Fire on Brattle Street, 1959; 4 photographs of damage to North Station MTA, 1959; and Gil Jones and Fire Prevention Detail, 1961.

Dates: circa 1900-1961