The City Archives has volunteer opportunities for anyone who would like to assist with archival projects for preserving and making accessible the city's historic records. Volunteers have given invaluable service to Boston's history by donating their time for data input projects, arrangement, microfilm prep and other tasks. Volunteers work under professional supervision in a friendly and tranquil environment. For further information call the Archives at (617) 635-1195.


  • Vital Records

    To obtain birth, marriage and death records for the City of Boston and the annexed cities and towns of Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Roxbury and West Roxbury contact the Registry Division.

  • Merged Boston Public High Schools

    Certain high schools no longer operating have merged into open Boston Public Schools. Transcripts from merged schools can be obtained from the open schools into which these former schools have merged.

    List of Merged, Closed or Renamed Boston Public High Schools

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