Archives Guide ~ Elderly Commission (9702)

Historical note

The Council on Aging was established by Chapter 5 of the Ordinances of 1968. By Chapter 4 of the Ordinances of 1970, the council was reorganized and the name changed to Commission on Affairs of the Elderly. The Commission on Affairs of the Elderly is cognizant of federal and state legislation concerning financial assistance, information exchange and planning for better community programming for the elderly, and coordinates or carries out programs designed to meet the problems of the aging in coordination with programs of the Commission on Aging established under Chapter 6 of the General Laws.




9702.001 Newsletters 1977 November-1999 July 6 flat boxes

Scope and Contents note
Issues of the newsletter "Boston Seniority" published by the City of Boston Elderly Commission.



9702.002 Photographs 1977 November-July 1999 5 photograph boxes

Scope and Contents note
Collection of photographs published in the newsletter "Boston Seniority" by the City of Boston Elderly Commission. Subjects include views of Boston, activities of the Elderly Commission, individuals and buildings.



9702.003 Commissioner Lieberman records 1980-1984 1 record carton

Scope and Contents note
Collection of records donated by Ricki Lieberman who served as Commissioner of Aging from 1980-1984. Includes manual, reports to the Mayor, audio tapes, publications, artifact, etc.


9702.004 Publications 2007-2008 2 volumes

Scope and Contents note
Includes "Born Before Plastic", 2007 and "My Legacy is Simply This", 2008.