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Public records

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Services Department records

 Record Group
Identifier: 8000.001
Scope and Contents The records of the Administrative Services Department cover the years 1948-1976 with the bulk of the records from 1954-1976. Series include Directors' correspondence files; files of four staff members; general files of the department; responses to City Council orders and resolutions; files of the Records Inventory Program from the 1960s; survey forms of city employees that were completed as a part of the Jacobs Study in 1962; and reports and publications.The Directors'...
Dates: 1949-1976 (bulk, 1954-1976)

Archives Division administrative records

 Series
Identifier: 0320.001
Scope and Contents note Administrative files kept by the City Archivist. Includes correspondence, reports, clippings and a daily journal.
Dates: 1988-1993

Archives Survey project files

 Series
Identifier: 7600.003
Scope and Contents Records of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant funded archives survey project to conduct a retrospective citywide survey of departmental records. Includes inventories, site visit notes, interviews, departmental history research notes, statistics, administrative and financial records.
Dates: 1984-1987

Inventory of books, pictures and articles of historic interest in departments of the City of Boston

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: 0300.008
Scope and Contents Chapter 5 of the Ordinances of 1891 required the City Clerk to keep a book recording books, pictures and articles of historic interest held in departments except for those in permanent charge of the School Board or the Trustees of the Public Library. Includes 2 copies of inventory compiled by the City Clerk.
Dates: 1891

Office of the City Clerk records

 Collection
Identifier: 0300.001
Scope and Contents note This collection includes administrative files and reference files from the Office of the City Clerk. The collection is divided into 7 series - Series I: Card index, Series II: Correspondence, Series III: Opinions, Series IV: Inaugural Records, Series V: Administrative files, Series VI: Reference files, and Series VII: Reports. Series I is a consolidation of several card indexes used in the Clerk's Office from the early to mid 1900s. The card indexes include references to...
Dates: 1829-2011 (bulk, 1900-1984)