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Assessing Department annual reports and publications

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2100.022
Scope and Contents Includes copies of Annual Reports of the Assessing Department for the years 1894, 1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1937, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1973-1977, 1981, 1983, 1988-1992 and 1994-1995; List of Persons, Copartnerships and Corporations Who were Taxed Twenty-five Dollars and Upwards in the City of Boston in 1838; List of Persons, Copartnerships and Corporations Who were Taxed Twenty-five Dollars and Upwards in the City of Boston in 1842; Boston's Tax Rate for 1926; Rules of Procedure in the Abatement of...

Assessing Department correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2100.003
Scope and Contents Incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Assessing Department. Includes mayoral circulars.

Assessing Department payroll

 Series
Identifier: 2100.021
Scope and Contents Payroll of the Assessing Department. Includes name, position and pay.

Assessing Department photographs

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2100.023
Scope and Contents Collection of aerial photographs of Boston from 1983.

Assessing Department plans

 Series
Identifier: 2100.016
Scope and Contents Large format plans arranged by ward number and block. Includes the block numbers, street names, plot dimensions, and building footprints. These plans were used for reference purposes only.

Assignments for the benefit of creditors

 Series
Identifier: 0301.006
Scope and Contents Sec. 41 of Chapter 203 of the Massachusetts General Laws requires the filing of a valid copy of an assignment a debtor has made for the benefit of creditors with the City Clerk's Office. Includes one index volume of assignments filed 1897-1942 and a card index of filings for circa 1947-1995.

Assignments of wages

 Series
Identifier: 0301.005
Scope and Contents Sec. 12 of Chapter 154 of the Massachusetts General Laws requires the authorization to collect the future wages or salary of a person to be filed with the City Clerk. Includes indexes from 1857-1861; 1865-1883; 1885-1889; 1899-1906; 1912-1942; and 1943-1993. Also includes records of filings from 1865-1869; 1877; 1880-1881; and 1992-2005.

Atlases

 Collection
Identifier: 9800.003
Scope and Contents Collection of atlases published by G. M. Hopkins & Co., G. W. Bromley & Co., and L.J. Richards.Holdings of Hopkins atlases include: Boston Proper, 1874; Roxbury, 1873; South Boston and Dorchester, 1874; Brighton, 1875; and Charlestown, 1875.Holdings of Bromley atlases includes: Boston Proper and Back Bay, 1898, 1908, 1912, 1917, 1922, 1928 and 1938; Brighton, 1890, 1897, 1909, 1916 and 1925; Charlestown, 1892 and 1901; Charlestown and East Boston, 1901, 1912 and...

Attachments of bulky property

 Series
Identifier: 0301.008
Scope and Contents Records of attachments of articles of personal property which by reason of their bulk or for other cause can not be immediately removed were filed with the City Clerk's Office. Includes filings from 1912-1918 and 1940-1984.

Auditing Department annual reports and publications

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2200.019
Scope and Contents Includes copies of the Auditor's Reports which are annual reports of the receipts and expenditures of the City. Also includes miscellaneous publications of the Auditing Department. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Auditor's reports

 Collection
Identifier: 9000.019
Scope and Contents Since 1935 the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has been responsible for planning, building, and managing housing for low-income families and the elderly in Boston, Massachusetts, with financial assistance from state and federal agencies. Auditor's reports are prepared by the Dept. of the State Auditor after its examination of the finances of BHA pursuant to MGLA c 121B, s 29. Also included is the audit report for the State Housing Board (1950-1951) as well as some correspondence between the...

Audits

 Series
Identifier: 0301.007
Scope and Contents Includes state audits of city accounts conducted by the Bureau of Accounts, Department of Corporations and Taxation in compliance with provisions of Chapter 44 of the Massachusetts General Laws, 1950-1965 and audits of city departments conducted internally and by independent certified public accountants, 1971-1979.

Back Bay Architectural Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 5212.001
Scope and Contents Subject files, minutes and audiotapes documenting the meetings of the Commission.

Barnett v. Goldman case files

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0700.037

Bath Department annual reports and publications

 Item
Identifier: 4440.002
Scope and Contents Includes annual reports of the Bath Department for 1906-1907 and "Free Municipal Baths in Boston" by William I. Cole published in 1899. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Bay State Road/Back Bay West Architectural Conservation District records

 Collection
Identifier: 5214.001
Scope and Contents Master files and audiotapes documenting the meetings of the Commission.

Bay Village Historic District records

 Collection
Identifier: 5215.001
Scope and Contents Master files and audiotapes documenting the meetings of the Commission.

Beacon Hill Architectural Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 5211.001
Scope and Contents Minutes, master files and audiotapes documenting the meetings of the Commission.

Benchmarks

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 5020.007

Betterment plans

 Series
Identifier: 5040.001
Scope and Contents Assessment plans for the construction and improvement of sewers.

Betterments

 Series — Volume: 1
Identifier: 2100.015
Scope and Contents Includes one volume of betterments assessed to properties whose value benefitted from public works projects such as the widening or paving of streets, 1868-1908.

Bilingual Education Program records

 Series
Identifier: 0433.001
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, staff meeting minutes, project files, curricula, sample lesson plans, publications and photographs.

Bills and Receipts for Payment

 Series
Identifier: 2200.002
Scope and Contents Includes bills and receipts for services and materials purchased by the City of Boston, circa 1822-1870. The records are generally grouped by department and date and record the materials or services purchased, the cost and a signature or note approving the purchase.

Bills of cost for Civil Superior Court

 Series
Identifier: 2430.011
Scope and Contents Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Civil Superior Court.

Bills of Cost for Criminal Superior Court

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Identifier: 2430.012
Scope and Contents Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Criminal Superior Court.

Bills of Cost for Jurors, etc.

 Series
Identifier: 2430.010
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of payment for jurors, etc.

Bills of Cost for Supreme Judicial Court

 Series
Identifier: 2430.013
Scope and Contents Record of fees paid in the Supreme Judicial Court. Includes amounts charged to the Commonwealth.

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.

Board of Appeals proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 5450.001
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Appeals on Zoning from 1936 and minutes of the Board of Appeals from 1974-1980.