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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Boston City Hospital collection

Identifier: 7020.001
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...
Dates: circa 1790-1996 (bulk, 1864-1996)

City Council Committee on the House of Industry records

Identifier: 0140.021
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed primarily of reports. Some reports are from Directors of the House of Industry to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commmon Council. These generally cover such items as property inventories, statements of receipts and expenditures, and tallies of inmates accepted and discharged. Others are from Joint Committees composed of both branches of City Council which are reporting about the House of Industry. A copy of the legislation granting authority to the Directors of the...
Dates: 1822-1826

Pamphlets relating to the Overseers of the Poor

Identifier: 8710.001
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet published in 1823 by the Overseers of the Poor, providing their account of the controversy between the Overseers and the City Council pertaining to the authority over the Almshouse and the new House of Industry and two reports to the City Council from 1823 and 1825.

Dates: 1823, 1825

Public Welfare Department annual reports

Identifier: 8700.001
Scope and Contents

Includes "Annual Report of the Overseers of the Poor" for 1891; "Annual Report of the Overseers of the Public Welfare" for 1952 and 1964. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Dates: 1891-1964 with gaps

Report of the commission appointed by the mayor to investigate tenement-house conditions in the city of Boston, 1904

 Item — Publications PB 024
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

Dates: Other: 1904