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School buildings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Schoolhouse Commissioners proceedings

Identifier: 0430.001
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Board of Schoolhouse Commissioners, 1901-1929.

Dates: 1901-1929

Budget Department photographs

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2300.002
Scope and Contents

Photographs of city buildings, capital projects, etc. used in budget reports.

Dates: Circa 1980s-2000

Capital Construction project files

Identifier: 4300.001
Scope and Contents

Project files of construction, alteration and renovation projects managed by the Public Facilities Department (Property Management)/Capital Construction of city-owned buildings including schools, libraries, fire stations, police stations, municipal buildings, and Boston City Hospital. Records include contracts, plans, correspondence, memoranda, and photographs.

Dates: 1967-2012

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


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 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

Department of School Buildings annual reports

Identifier: 0430.003
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

Public Facilities Department plans

Identifier: 7600.005

School building photographs

Identifier: 0403.002
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs of Boston Public School buildings. Most photographs show exterior views of buildings. A small number include interior views.

Dates: circa 1920-1960

School building plans

Identifier: 0430.004
Scope and Contents note

4 sets of plans of closed/obsolete school buildings.

Dates: circa 1900-1940