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Boston Technical High School records

Identifier: 0420.015
Scope and Contents

Includes administrative files, scrapbooks of news clippings, photographs, and student newsletters. Also includes Mechanic Arts High School yearbooks for 1940-1941 and 1943-1944 and Boston Technical High School yearbooks for 1946-1969, 1972, 1975-1985, and 1987-1991.

Dates: 1893-1991

Boston Tercentenary Committee records

Identifier: 0200.002
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records relating to the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of Boston. Mayor James M. Curley served as the honorary chairman of the Boston Tercentenary Committee. Included in the collection is a time capsule that was created by the city government for the bicentennial celebration with instructions to be opened by the Mayor on September 17, 1930. The materials in the time capsule document the 200th anniversary celebration. Also included is a letter...
Dates: 1829-1830, 1928-1930 (bulk, 1930)

Boston Trade High School for Boys yearbooks and photograph

Identifier: 0420.016
Scope and Contents

Includes yearbooks for 1931, 1935, 1939, 1944, 1945, 1947 and 1948 and a photograph of the school orchestra from the 1926-1927 school year.

Dates: 1926-1947

Boston Water and Sewer Commission publications

Identifier: 5080.003
Dates: 1978, 1984-1986

Boston Women's Commission records

Identifier: 9704.001
Scope and Contents

Includes projects files, photographs, files on Women's Memorial, publications, etc. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: circa 1990s-2014

Boston zoning code and enabling act

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 0301.045
Dates: 1997 as amended to 2003

Bowditch School photograph

 Item — Box: SB - 003
Identifier: 0420.017
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Class of 1909.

Dates: 1909

Brandeis Vocational High School administrative records

Identifier: 0420.018
Scope and Contents

Includes reports, teacher assignments, diploma returns and attendance records.

Dates: 1939-1953

Brattle Street Church records

 Series — Box: SB - 017, Folder: 3-5
Identifier: 0301.050
Scope and Contents

Includes miscellaneous correspondence, etc. of the Brattle Street Church. Includes a diagram of pews with names of owners.

Dates: 1832-1858

Bridge and Ferry Division photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5010.004
Scope and Contents

Photographs and negatives of bridges and ferries. Subjects include views of City bridge, ferry, and pier facilities before, during, and after repairs, views of fire boats and ferry boats moored at these facilities, and views of motor vehicles involved in accidents damaging these facilities.

Dates: circa 1926-1947, 1971-1977

Bridge and Ferry Division plans

Identifier: 5010.001
Scope and Contents Obsolete and superseded architectural and engineering drawings of the Bridge and Ferry Division for the following facilities: public ways such as bridges, streets, tunnels, navigable water bodies, ferries and ferry facilities, and miscellaneous city facilities such as cemeteries, garages, piers, sewage and rubbish facilities, parks and other open spaces, monuments, development plans, bulkheads, hospitals, penal facilities, MBTA facilities and vehicles, schools, bathhouses, Harbor islands,...
Dates: circa 1849-1959

Bridge and Ferry Division records

Identifier: 5010.006
Scope and Contents

Subject files and miscellaneous records documenting the work of the Bridge and Ferry Division of the Public Works Department. Also includes a sampling of log books for three bridges.

Dates: circa 1910-1975

Bridge history cards

Identifier: 5010.003
Scope and Contents note

Constitutes a historical summary of each structure at the time compiled, with the earliest and latest construction work being 1839-1922. Composed on 5"x8" cards and alphabetically arranged by geographic name, usually a street or water body associated with the structure. Base information was derived from research done in the City Documents and City Council Minutes, and annotated as alterations and repairs were made.

Dates: circa 1900-1922

Bridge survey reports

Identifier: 5010.002
Scope and Contents note

Bridge inspection reports completed as part of a Federal Emergency Relief project in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Briefs, etc.

Identifier: 0700.019
Dates: circa 1910-1976

Brighton High School records

Identifier: 0420.019
Scope and Contents

Includes yearbooks for 1938, 1942, 1944, 1948, 1950, 1954-1956, 1960, 1970-1974, 1977-1979, 1982, 1984-1985, 1987-1988; school newsletter "Towers" from 1961; two diplomas from the class of 1915; and a framed copy print of the class of 1921.

Dates: 1915-1988

Brighton Main Streets website

Identifier: 7660.002
Dates: 2016-2019

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

Budget Department reports and publications

Identifier: 2300.001
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of annual budget recommendations, operating budgets and other reports.

Dates: 1915-1994 with gaps

Builder license applications

Identifier: 5480.001
Scope and Contents

The license allows a person to perform certain types of construction work in the City. In most cases, it's illegal to perform certain types of construction work without a license. Includes applications for license and registration from circa 1940-1990 arranged alphabetically by last name.

Dates: circa 1940-1990

Building Codes

Identifier: 5410.006
Scope and Contents

Printed volumes of legislation relating to buildings for the years 1886, 1887, 1892, 1895, 1901, 1915, 1921, 1944, 1954, 1962, 1964 and 1970.

Dates: 1886-1970

Building Commissioner correspondence

Identifier: 5410.013
Scope and Contents note

Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Building Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: 1969-1975

Building Commissioner subject files

Identifier: 5410.007
Scope and Contents

Subject files of the Building Commissioner. Includes correspondence, reports, plans, etc.

Dates: circa 1958-1985

Building Commissioner's Bulletin

Identifier: 5410.008
Scope and Contents note

Building Commissioner's Bulletins relating to approvals for use of new building products. Includes bulletins #101-#184.

Dates: 1962-1972

Building Department annual reports

Identifier: 5410.014
Scope and Contents

Annual report of the Building Department from 1939.

Dates: 1939-1956 with gaps

Building Inspector reports

Identifier: 5410.016
Dates: 1879-1903 with gaps

Building permit files (Microfilmed jackets)

Identifier: 5410.015
Dates: circa 1900-1980

Building permit plans

Identifier: 5410.004
Scope and Contents The Building permit plans series includes building plans that were submitted to the Inspectional Services Department (formerly the Building Department) for approval by the Building Inspector. Building plans and plot plans are required to be submitted with the long-form permit application which is used for new construction and updates to existing buildings. The Building Inspector reviews the plans prior to the issuance of the building permit. This series includes plans submitted in paper...
Dates: circa 1883-1995; Majority of material found in 1902-1995

Burial permits

Identifier: 7000.003
Scope and Contents

Includes the stub and section 3 endorsed by superintendent of cemetery or crematory for burial permits issued from 1988-2012.

Dates: 1988-2012