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Series — Box: SB - 008, Folder: 12-13
Scope and Contents note Rainsford Island, in Boston Harbor, was used as a quarantine facility beginning in 1737. This collection of reports by Island Keeper Moses L. Hobart, includes about 40 items. They cover the period from January 9, 1822 through November 30, 1822. In the winter season the reports have to do with such maintenance concerns as painting and repairs. By the end of May, the reports concern the arrival of sailing ships (mostly brigs, but also schooners and sloops). The name and captain of...
Scope and Contents Brian J. McLaughlin served as City Councilor for District 9: Allston-Brighton from 1984-1995. Includes subject files, reports, correspondence, etc. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents Lawrence S. DiCara served as a City Councilor from 1972-1981. He served as President of the Council in 1978. Includes subject files, reports, correspondence, etc. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents Mayor Thomas M. Menino served as City Councilor for District 5: Hyde Park, West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain from 1984-1993. He served as President of the Council in 1993. Includes correspondence and subject files.
Scope and Contents Published series of documents ordered to be printed by the City Council. Includes departmental annual reports, committee reports, orders, ordinances, annual addresses, and other reports.
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.
Scope and Contents note The City of Charlestown records extend approximately 24 cubic feet and cover the period from 1725–1875. The records fall into two groups, Town records and City records. The town records are approximately 3 cubic feet and cover the period prior to Charlestown’s incorporation as a city in 1842. These records are from the Selectmen, including correspondence from John Hancock President of the Continental Congress, petitions and reports concerning the Rioting and Burning of the Ursuline...
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Scope and Contents Annual reports and other publications produced by the Planning Board. Includes publications documenting urban renewal, zoning, capital improvements, transportation and public buildings. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents note Includes minutes of the City Planning Board from 2 November 1954-8 June 1956, 1958, 1960 and 1962.
Scope and Contents Includes bound volumes of issues of the City Record from 1898-1900, 1909-1960, 1972 October-1980 and 1984-1988 and loose copies of the City Record from 1969-1988 with gaps and 2000-2010 with gaps.
Scope and Contents Two letter-copy volumes of City Treasurer correspondence.
Scope and Contents City Treasurer's files of departmental correspondence, Commonwealth departmental correspondence and correspondence with banks. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents note Includes record of City Wharfage, 1829-1832; List of Vessels laying at City Wharf, 1829-1831; and financial journals, 1829-1832 and 1839-1841. City Wharfage volume lists date, name of vessel, list of items on board and charge. Vessels laying at City Wharf volume lists date, name of vessel, place, master, owner or agent, time of leaving, number of days at wharf, and fee.
Abstract The Citywide Parents Council, Inc. (CPC) was a community/school based, non-profit, advisory organization established by Federal District Court mandate (Judge Arthur Garrity in the case of Tallulah Morgan vs. James Hennigan) in 1974. The CPC operated as an autonomous entity of the school system from 1974 to 2004. The Citywide Parents Council Records document the organization's mission to foster parental involvement in the schools, provide positive input into educational policies, and hold the...
Scope and Contents Deeds and releases for property and easements taken for the Cochituate Water Works and index to deeds. Also includes Church Street District deeds.
Item — Box: Artifact box 1
Scope and Contents Wooden "clapper" (noisemaker) from "The New Cocoanut Grove" used as an advertisement
Scope and Contents Copies of collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and City unions filed in the City Clerk's Office, 1965-1994.
Item — Box: SB - 001
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Class of 1912.
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, hearing transcripts and orders of the Commission.
Scope and Contents Collection of records donated by Ricki Lieberman who served as Commissioner of Aging from 1980-1984. Includes manual, reports to the Mayor, audio tapes, publications, artifact, etc.
Scope and Contents This collection includes the incoming and outgoing correspondence files of the Commissioner of the Public Works Department from 1961-2010. It includes the files of Commissioner James W. Haley (1961-1965), Commissioner John F. Flaherty (1965-1968), Commissioner Joseph F. Casazza (1968-2007), and Chief of Public Works and Transportation Dennis Royer (2006-2010) The files are arranged alphabetically by subject and include correspondence along with reports, publications, photographs and other...
- Photographs 99
- Minutes (Records) 44
- Annual reports 40
- Streets 33
- Correspondence 29
- Municipal government -- Massachusetts -- Boston 28
- Public buildings 27
- Yearbooks 27
- Public housing 24
- Public schools 24
- Finance, Public 23
- Litigation 21
- Municipal finance 21
- Municipal officials and employees 21
- Housing authorities 20
- Boston (Mass.) -- Politics and Government 18
- Schools 18
- Courts 17
- Licenses 17
- Mayors -- Massachusetts -- Boston 17 ∧ less
- Boston Public Schools 106
- Boston (Mass.). City Clerk 72
- Boston (Mass.). City Council 47
- Boston (Mass.). Treasury Department 40
- Boston (Mass.). Law Department 38
- Boston (Mass.). Office of the Mayor 33
- Boston (Mass.). Public Works Department 33
- Boston (Mass.). Fire Department 26
- Boston (Mass.). Assessing Department 25
- Boston Housing Authority 23
- Boston (Mass.). Auditing Department 22
- Suffolk County (Mass.) 22
- Boston (Mass.). Building Department 15
- Boston (Mass.). Election Department 15
- Boston (Mass.). School Committee 14
- Boston (Mass.). Inspectional Services Department 13
- Boston (Mass.). Police Department 13
- Boston (Mass.). Licensing Board 12
- Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department 11
- Boston (Mass.). Parks and Recreation Department 10 ∧ less