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Public works

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Approved plot plans

 Series
Identifier: 5000.016
Scope and Contents Plot plans approved by the Division Engineer on behalf of Public Works Commissioners to simply verify the relationship gradewise of the proposed building to the abutting street, and acknowledge that there is sewer and water available.
Dates: 1970-1971

Commissioner of Public Works correspondence files

 Collection
Identifier: 5000.001
Scope and Contents This collection includes the incoming and outgoing correspondence files of the Commissioner of the Public Works Department from 1961-2010. It includes the files of Commissioner James W. Haley (1961-1965), Commissioner John F. Flaherty (1965-1968), Commissioner Joseph F. Casazza (1968-2007), and Chief of Public Works and Transportation Dennis Royer (2006-2010) The files are arranged alphabetically by subject and include correspondence along with reports, publications, photographs and other...
Dates: 1961-2010 with gaps

Contracts

 Series
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: 1923-1967

Driveway permit applications

 Series
Identifier: 5000.007
Dates: circa 1960s-2012

Engineering Department annual reports and publications

 Series
Identifier: 5020.004
Scope and Contents Includes three bound volumes of City Engineer's reports for 1875-1897; loose copies of annual reports for 1898-1901, 1903-1910; "Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston in relation to Railroad Facilities, Foreign Commerce, Population, Wealth, Manufactures, etc.", 1851; "Prevention of Floods in the Valley of Stony Brook", 1886; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1614 and 1822", 1902; "Lists of Maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903", 1903; "Lists of Maps of...
Dates: 1875-1910

Engineering Department correspondence

 Series
Identifier: 5020.002
Scope and Contents Five outgoing letter-copy volumes of Engineering Department - Survey Division and Street Laying-Out Department - Engineering Division correspondence. Includes volumes from 1904-1926 and 1932-1941.
Dates: 1904-1941 with gaps

Engineering Department scrapbook and badge

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5020.003
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of H.G. Botsford containing photographs documenting work with the Engineering Department of the City of Boston, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. Also includes City of Boston Engineering Department badge.
Dates: circa 1890-1910

Engineering Division plans

 Series
Identifier: 5020.001
Scope and Contents Engineering Department and Public Works Department, Highway Division plans for streets, retaining walls, sea walls, edgestones, etc. Includes two sets of plans: OB# plans and OC# plans.
Dates: circa 1892-1960

Permit indexes

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: 5000.014
Scope and Contents Includes miscellaneous volumes that appear to be indexes to permits for conduits, drains, etc.
Dates: circa 1920-1960s

Projection permit applications

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: 5000.015
Dates: circa 1969-1983

Public Works Department annual reports and publications

 Series
Identifier: 5000.002
Scope and Contents Includes copies of the annual reports of the Public Works Department for 1913-1914, 1916-1930, 1948-1959, 1962, 1964, 1966-1970, 1972-1977, 1980-1993 with gaps and miscellaneous publications. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.
Dates: 1913-1993 with gaps

Public Works Department contracts

 Series
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

Public Works Department scrapbooks

 Series
Identifier: 5000.005
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks kept in the Public Works Department library. Includes scrapbooks of the City Engineer, scrapbooks on the subway, real estate transactions, and miscellaneous topics.
Dates: 1871-1919

[Scrapbook of cyanotype photographs]

 Digital Record
Identifier: Scrapbook of cyanotype photographs
Dates: circa 1898