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Item — Box: SB - 025
Scope and Contents note Badges were issued to members of the Common Council. Includes badge of Lyman H. Bigelow who served on the Common Council in 1884.
Dates: circa 1998-2012
Item — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Register recording complaints made to the Mayor's Office from 1885-1888. Includes date, name of person, complaint and disposition.
Series — Box: SB - 016
Scope and Contents Complaints against dangerous dogs filed with the City Clerk's Office.
Dates: circa 1979-1982
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. As the result of a suit brought against BHA in the Housing Court of the City of Boston, the court in 1975 appointed a master to oversee BHA's management. Consent decree files of the court-appointed master were created and maintained by the master in carrying out...
Scope and Contents note Index to contracts, 1865-1895 and leases, 1865-1904. Contracts section lists contractors, object and date completed.
Scope and Contents Includes select contracts retained for historical purposes. Includes contracts for school buildings, public works and other significant projects.
Scope and Contents note The City Contracts collection consists of records from 1852-1869, with the bulk of materials from 1862-1869. There is a small amount of leases for apartment buldings, but the majority of the records deal with either the construction of public buildings or the maintenance of Boston. There are numerous contracts for New City Hall, City Hospital, Public Garden, and school houses. These have been grouped together into a subseries for each prospective year (i.e., records for school houses in 1862...
Scope and Contents note This series consists of a set of bound volumes of contracts and specifications for school buildings, 1902-1938 with gaps. The set is numbered volumes I-XVLI. Volumes VI, VII and X are missing.
Dates: 1902-1938 with gaps
Item — Publications: 1
Scope and Contents Yearbook for Copley High School from 1980.
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. As the result of a suit brought against BHA in the Housing Court of the City of Boston, the court in 1975 appointed a master to oversee BHA's management. Correspondence files of the court-appointed master were created and maintained as a result of orders issued...
Series — Volumes: 1-5
Scope and Contents Includes County drafts for Police Court, 1864-1867; County drafts for Municipal Court for criminal business, 1867-1879; and County drafts for Municipal Court for Civil business, 1867-1879. Includes record of bills for charges and expenses arising in said court.
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. As the result of a suit brought against BHA in the Housing Court of the City of Boston, the court in 1975 appointed a master to oversee BHA's management. The master's draft report to the court was prepared pursuant to an order dated May 22, 1975, stipulating...
Scope and Contents Includes copies of courses of study and curriculum guides for the Boston Public Schools. Courses of study and curriculum guides may also be found in the School Committee Annual Reports and Documents series.
Scope and Contents The Debt records document all the debt of the City of Boston. This includes the City Debt, the Water Debt, and any additional bonds or notes issued by the City. Also included are records for the City’s Sinking Fund; the Sinking Fund serves as a means by which the City pays down its debt.
Dates: circa 1842-1938
Scope and Contents note The Declarations of Trust are filed chronologically by date of filing in City Clerk's Office. Entries for the Declarations of Trust filed between 1909-1983 are included in the indexes to the Business Certificates. For the index from 1984-2011, contact the City Clerk's Office.
Scope and Contents Includes deeds, releases, agreements, contracts, plans, and correspondence relating to sewers.
Dates: circa 1866-1914
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records of deeds of property to the City of Boston, etc. that were filed with the City Auditor's Office. The types of instruments included are street deeds, quitclaim deeds, agreements, easements, partial releases of mortgages, release of damages, warranty deeds, etc. The records relate primarily to properties taken or purchased for school, police and fire purposes, laying out and widening streets, and other city departments and functions. The collection includes...
Dates: 1803-1968; Majority of material found within Bulk, 1823-1938
Scope and Contents Building permit files of demolished buildings, also called "Takedowns." File jacket usually includes original building permit, permits for repair or renovation, violation notices, correspondence and permit to repair or raze (Takedown permit).
Dates: circa 1880s-1990s
Scope and Contents Photograph files of buildings ordered razed by the City of Boston. Photographs document condition of building just prior to demolition and usually include photograph of lot after demolition.
Dates: circa 1950-1990
Scope and Contents Includes Demolition delay review files #1-#2055 from 1995-2016.
Dates: 1952-2002 (bulk, 1975-2000)
Scope and Contents Administrative records of the Department of Neighborhood Development from 1979-2008
Content Description Includes photographs of DND events, etc., slides of images by Kit Pyne Photography for promotional materials, and brochures and publications circa 1900s-2000s. This series is unprocessed.
Dates: circa 1990-2010
Scope and Contents Includes copies of the annual reports of the Schoolhouse Department/Department of School Buildings for the years 1901-1915, 1918-1919, 1921, 1925, 1928, 1934-1935, 1943-1946, 1948-1949, 1951, and 1963-1965. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.
Dates: 1901-1965 with gaps
Scope and Contents note The records of the Department of School Health services include subject files on a variety of topics including departmental budgets, polio, immunizations, school nurses and physicians, drugs, dental issues, vision and hearing and other medical issues. There are a small number of photographs in the collection. Records have been redacted when necessary. Records that have been removed from the collection are exempt from the public records law due to personnel and medical issues.
- Photographs 103
- Minutes (Records) 45
- Annual reports 40
- Streets 37
- Correspondence 29
- Municipal government -- Massachusetts -- Boston 28
- Public buildings 27
- Yearbooks 27
- Licenses 25
- Public schools 25
- Finance, Public 24
- Public housing 24
- Municipal finance 22
- Litigation 21
- Municipal officials and employees 21
- Housing authorities 20
- Schools 19
- Scrapbooks 19
- Boston (Mass.) -- Politics and Government 18
- Mayors -- Massachusetts -- Boston 18 ∧ less
- Boston Public Schools 106
- Boston (Mass.). City Clerk 72
- Boston (Mass.). City Council 49
- Boston (Mass.). Law Department 40
- Boston (Mass.). Treasury Department 40
- Boston (Mass.). Public Works Department 38
- Boston (Mass.). Office of the Mayor 35
- Boston (Mass.). Fire Department 27
- Boston (Mass.). Assessing Department 26
- Boston (Mass.). Auditing Department 23
- Boston Housing Authority 23
- Suffolk County (Mass.) 22
- Boston (Mass.). Licensing Board 20
- Boston (Mass.). Building Department 16
- Boston (Mass.). Election Department 16
- Boston (Mass.). School Committee 15
- Boston (Mass.). Inspectional Services Department 13
- Boston (Mass.). Police Department 13
- Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department 11
- Boston (Mass.). Parks and Recreation Department 10 ∧ less