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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bills and Receipts for Payment

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.

Dates: 1813-1921 with gaps (bulk, 1822-1870)

City of Boston et al. v. Keene Corporation et al. records

Identifier: 0700.005
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.

Dates: circa 1923-1990

Contract and lease index

Identifier: 2200.015
Scope and Contents note

Index to contracts, 1865-1895 and leases, 1865-1904. Contracts section lists contractors, object and date completed.

Dates: 1865-1904

Contract for erecting and completing Printing Department Building orner North and Richmond Streets (North End District), 1931 June

 Item — Publications PB 074
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes annual reports of the Printing Department for the years 1898-1900, 1902, 1904-1905, 1909, 1924-1928, and 1938-1939; Type Specimen Book, 1911 and circa 1980; "The Value of Time: a little article addressed to the employees of the City of Boston Printing Department", 1926; "Chapel Rules", 1948; and "Constitution and By-Laws Boston Typographical Union", 1976. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.

Dates: 1931 June


Identifier: 2200.014
Scope and Contents

Includes select contracts retained for historical purposes. Includes contracts for school buildings, public works and other significant projects.

Dates: 1923-1982 with gaps

Contracts and leases

Identifier: 0301.012
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...
Dates: 1852-1869

Contracts and specifications

Identifier: 0430.002
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

New Suffolk County Courthouse contracts

Identifier: 2200.017
Scope and Contents

Two bound volumes of contracts executed for the construction of the new Suffolk County Courthouse at Pemberton Square. Includes contracts, specifications and correspondence.

Dates: 1886-1893

Notice of interest in contracts

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: 0301.039

Public Building Department contracts

Identifier: 4320.004
Scope and Contents

Includes miscellaneous copies of contracts of the Public Buildings Department. Includes contracts for West Roxbury Branch Library; Restoration of Faneuil Hall; Hyde Park Police Station; Overseers of the Public Welfare and Temporary Home; Dorchester Court House, etc.

Dates: 1921-1925

Public Works Department contracts

Identifier: 5000.004
Scope and Contents

Specifications and contracts for Public Works Department projects kept by the Public Works Department Bridge and Ferry Division and Contract Office.

Dates: 1911-1992 with gaps

Street Lighting contract

Identifier: 5030.002
Scope and Contents

Copy of the Street Lighting Contract between the City of Boston and the Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Boston.

Dates: 1909 May 5