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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.
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Appeals on Zoning from 1936 and minutes of the Board of Appeals from 1974-1980.
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Assessors which record the actions of the Board relating to abatements, exemptions, legal questions, the appointment of assessors, etc. Volumes for 1901-1956 are indexed. The volume for 1928-1929 is missing.
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. Until 1980, when BHA was placed in receivership, overall policy- and decision-making power was vested in its board of commissioners. Board of commissioners administrative files were created by the board in carrying out its responsibilities. Files contain...
Scope and Contents For the purposes of preventing the introduction of Asiatic Cholera and limiting its ravages, the City Council ordered, in June of 1832, the creation of a Board of Commissioners of Health with full power to carry into execution all the authority vested in the City Council by the laws of the Commonwealth and by the ordinances of the City, relating to the internal health of the City. The City was divided into four districts: the Northern, Western, Southern and Middle Districts. The Northern...
Scope and Contents Includes the proceedings of the Board from December 20, 1872-March 17, 1873 and a list entitled "Memo" recording inquiries made to the Board.
Scope and Contents Established by Chapter 434 of the Acts of 1898, "An Act Relative to the Finances of the City of Boston." Repealed by Section 1 of Chapter 449 of the Acts of 1899. The records were transferred to the custody of the City Clerk when the Board was disbanded. Includes hearing transcripts and records.
Scope and Contents An ordinance establishing a Board of Public Land Commissioners was passed . This board was abolished by ordinance passed on March 13, 1855. Ordinance passed December 26, 1856, amended December 28, 1857 and May 8, 1861, established a Board of Land Commissioners which was responsible for the care and management of public lands belonging to the City of Boston so far as it related to improvements, sales and disposal of the same. The Joint Committee of the City Council along with one...
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Board of Schoolhouse Commissioners, 1901-1929.
Scope and Contents Notices of apportionment and revision of assessments for street improvements, street watering and sewerage works and notices of street improvements.
Scope and Contents Notices circulated to school headmasters and principals from the Board of Superintendents, 1907-1948. Several volumes also include Board of Apportionment Circulars for 1918-1921 and 1923-1944. The Board of Apportionment was responsible for overseeing financial matters of the School Department.
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Superintendents from 1907-1953.
Scope and Contents Card file kept by Board of Survey for miscellaneous notes, miscellaneous calculations and Brighton notes.
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of the Board of Trustees of Mt. Hope Cemetery from 1865-1897. The first volume of the minutes which covered 1857-1865 is missing.
Scope and Contents Copies of annual reports submitted to the Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office for the years 1925, 1927-1931, 1936 and 1939. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.
Scope and Contents note Decisions on petitions presented to the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Includes petition, correspondence, hearing transcript, decision and maps.
Scope and Contents Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
Scope and Contents Publications produced by the Boston 200 Committee, which was created to organize the celebration of the Bicentennial of the United States in Boston. Includes an official guidebook, final report, the neighborhood history series and other publications.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one folder of records that appear to be receipts for people being admitted to the almshouse, a register of admitted persons from 1808, and a tax record for a W. Tileston Clark from the year 1782. The folder also contains a note that these papers were found in the corner of the attic of the Suffolk Court House in January of 1885.
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records of the Boston Art Commission from 1890-1959. It also includes several published reference volumes on art. The Art Commission records have been organized into 5 series: Series I: Proceedings, Series II: Annual reports, Series III: Memorials, Series IV: Plans and Series V: Reference works. Series I includes 6 volumes of the minutes of the meetings of the Art Commission from its establishment in 1890 through January of 1959. The minutes are not...
Scope and Contents note Records of the Boston Arts Festival. The bulk of the materials in this collection are newsclippings and scrapbooks, 1952-1954 and 1962-1963, covering all aspects of the festival including performances, award winning works, events and programming, community involvement, and critical response. Also included in the collection are the 10th Anniversary Report from 1962, covering expenses, fundraising, and programming; Executive Committee minutes, 1958-1964; trustees meeting minutes, 1952, 1954-1958;...
Scope and Contents Includes grant applications, budgets and supporting documentation.
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, scrapbook, photographs and graduation programs of the Boston Business School formerly called Boston Clerical School.
Scope and Contents note Records document the activities of the Boston City Federation of Organizations. The bulk of the materials consists of meeting minutes, agendas, and announcements. The records also contain some correspondence and a memorial program for Dr. Melnea Cass who served as the president of the federation from 1976 to 1978
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the Boston City Hospital from 1864-1996. Parts of this collection were originally in the custody of the Boston City Hospital Library. The collection includes Board of Trustees minutes and records; published reports of the hospital; administrative files of the hospital and of the library; financial records of the hospital; historical files and news clippings compiled by the library over time; holdings of the library including medical texts dating back...
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- Boston Housing Authority 23
- Suffolk County (Mass.) 22
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