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Parks

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

A Guide to the Parks of Boston's Emerald Necklace, circa 1990

 Item — Publications PB 027
Scope and Contents Includes copies of annual reports for the years 1875-1877, 1881, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1894-1895, 1907, 1910, 1920, 1938-1954, 1956-1966, 1968-1970, 1972-1974, 1984 and 1989; "Notes on the Plan of Franklin Park and Related Matters", 1886; "Preliminary Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Parks with Plans and Estimates for a Zoological Garden at Franklin Park and an Aquarium at Marine Park", 1910; "Special Report", 1925; "Future Parks, Playgrounds and Parkways", 1925; and...

Environment Department publications

 Series
Identifier: 5200.001
Scope and Contents Includes "Charles to Charles", a report on the need to preserve open space along the Charles river, 1972; and three successive publications for 1995, 1996, and 1997 entitled "Environmental Blueprint" outlining an environmental plan and action agenda for the City of Boston.

Frank W. Clark papers and publications

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2016-025

Future Parks, Playgrounds and Parkways: Report of Arthur A. Shurtleff, Landscape Architect, 1925 November

 Item — Publications Tray
Scope and Contents Includes copies of annual reports for the years 1875-1877, 1881, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1894-1895, 1907, 1910, 1920, 1938-1954, 1956-1966, 1968-1970, 1972-1974, 1984 and 1989; "Notes on the Plan of Franklin Park and Related Matters", 1886; "Preliminary Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Parks with Plans and Estimates for a Zoological Garden at Franklin Park and an Aquarium at Marine Park", 1910; "Special Report", 1925; "Future Parks, Playgrounds and Parkways", 1925; and...

Parks Commission proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 4400.002
Scope and Contents Microfilm copies of proceedings of Parks Commission, 1875-1963 with gaps. Original records remain in the custody of the Parks and Recreation Department. Includes summary minutes of the meetings of the Parks Commission. Original volumes (1875-1983 with gaps) have been scanned and are available on the Internet Archive.

Parks Department annual reports and publications

 Series
Identifier: 4400.005
Scope and Contents Includes copies of annual reports for the years 1875-1877, 1881, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1894-1895, 1907, 1910, 1920, 1938-1954, 1956-1966, 1968-1970, 1972-1974, 1984 and 1989; "Notes on the Plan of Franklin Park and Related Matters", 1886; "Preliminary Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Parks with Plans and Estimates for a Zoological Garden at Franklin Park and an Aquarium at Marine Park", 1910; "Special Report", 1925; "Future Parks, Playgrounds and Parkways", 1925; and...

Parks Department construction photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.003
Scope and Contents note The photographs in this collection represent visual documentation of various improvements to active and passive recreation facilities in Boston. The Parks and Recreation Department, Engineering Division administered the improvement projects. The photographs record work done by contractors and architects between 1968 adn 1984. They were a part of the City of Boston Archives accession #99013, which also contained maps and plans. The original order of the collection was adhered to with...

Parks Department legal records

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.001
Scope and Contents note This series consists of 5.5 cubic feet of records from the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The records cover the dates from 1880-1992, with bulk dates of 1885-1960. These records deal with various park projects of the Boston Parks Department (and its predecessors) from the 1880s through the early 1970s. Documents include land takings, deeds, land transfers, sales of land, leases, as well as other legal agreements between the Boston Parks Department (or its predecessors) and government...

Parks Department photographs and slides

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 4400.007

Parks Department plans

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.004
Scope and Contents Boston Parks Department Engineering Division plans. Includes plans produced for Boston Common, Fens, Airport, Commonwealth Avenue, Franklin Park, Copley Square and other projects.

Parks Department records relating to the Zoo

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.006
Scope and Contents note The documents in this series are primarily correspondence between zoo workers, exotic animal suppliers, and zoo patrons. The dates range from 1951 to 1957 during which time James A. Walsh was deputy commissioner of the Boston Parks Department; therefore, the majority of correspondences are to or from him. During this time period, the park was in a period of expansion and many documents refer to the cost of purchasing animals as well as park supplies. A notable example of this is the file title...

Preserving & Improving Boston's Public Parks, 1989 January

 Item — Publications PB 050
Scope and Contents Includes copies of annual reports for the years 1875-1877, 1881, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1894-1895, 1907, 1910, 1920, 1938-1954, 1956-1966, 1968-1970, 1972-1974, 1984 and 1989; "Notes on the Plan of Franklin Park and Related Matters", 1886; "Preliminary Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Parks with Plans and Estimates for a Zoological Garden at Franklin Park and an Aquarium at Marine Park", 1910; "Special Report", 1925; "Future Parks, Playgrounds and Parkways", 1925; and...

Public Grounds Department records

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: 4420.001
Scope and Contents Includes time and payroll records, 1885-1890; receipt book, 1906-1907; employee cards, circa 1909; misc. employee time records and loose papers, circa 1912.

Report of the Special Committee of the Parkman Fund Income, 1922

 Item — Volume 4
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.