Archives Guide ~ Administrative Services Department (8000)

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.



8000.001 Records 1948-1976 80 record cartons
Scope and Contents note
Administrative and subject files of the Director of the Administrative Services Department, 1948-1976. Includes files on departments, annual reports, correspondence, city policies and procedures, and personnel related matters. This collection is unprocessed.


8000.002 Publications circa 1956-1988 17 volumes
Scope and Contents note
Includes employee handbooks, City Hall telephone directories, indexes to city services, and Municipal Administration Conference reports.