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Boston (Mass.). Administrative Services Department


Historical note

Chapter 8 of the Ordinances of 1983 created in the City of Boston the Administrative Services Department and consolidated therein certain existing departments. Chapter 3 of the Ordinances of 1956 reorganized the Administrative Services Department and created therein the office of Supervisor of Budgets. Chapter 2 of the Ordinances of 1968 created within the Administrative Services Department the office of Deputy Director of Administrative Services for Fiscal Affairs. Chapter 5 of the Ordinances of 1974 reorganized the Administrative Services Department and created the office of Supervisor of Labor Relations. The Administrative Services Department provides much of the internal framework and support services for the operation of the City Government.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Services Department annual reports and publications

 Collection — Publications PB 076
Identifier: 8000.002
Scope and Contents

Includes annual reports, employee handbooks, City Hall telephone directories, indexes to city services, and Municipal Administration Conference reports.

Dates: 1956-1988

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)

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