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Allegheny City Records, 1842-1907 [bulk 1870-1907]

Identifier: RG-03-001
Scope and Contents The Allegheny City Records, 1842-1907 [bulk 1870-1907], contain both bound volumes and loose-paper ordinances, resolutions, communications, petitions, and reports. The collection is chronologically arranged into nine series and four sub-series.Topics covered within the records range from legislation, petitions, or communications regarding city business surrounding Allegheny City. Particular topics of interest include legislation discussing presidential visits to Allegheny City,...
Dates: 1842-1907

Beechview Borough Records

Identifier: RG-03-002
Scope and Contents

The Beechview Borough Records contain meeting minutes and ordinances from 1905 to 1908, as well as court decrees concerning the borough's annexation by the City of Pittsburgh.

Dates: 1905-1909

Beltzhoover Borough Records

Identifier: RG-03-003
Scope and Contents

The Records of the Borough of Beltzhoover consist of two volumes of borough meeting minutes (1887-1898) and one volume containing an ordinance index.

Dates: 1875-1898

Birmingham Borough Records

Identifier: RG-03-004
Scope and Contents

The Birmingham Borough records contain handwritten meeting minutes from 1848 to 1856 and one pamphlet entitled "Acts of Assembly and Ordinances of the Borough of Birmingham with a List of Borough Offices since its incorporation," published in 1866.

Dates: 1848-1856; 1866

Board of Viewers Case Files

Identifier: RG-05-001
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 8,000 case files from 1870 to 1967 (only three files fall outside this range, from 1859, 1869, and 1969-1970, respectively). Each case file includes at minimum a viewers’ report, which is a standardized form listing assessments of damages and benefits. The majority of the files also include a plan of the improvement that indicates which properties are being assessed and identifies their owners. Other documents that are typically though not always...
Dates: 1859-1970 (bulk 1870-1967)

Brushton Borough Records

Identifier: RG-03-005
Scope and Contents

The Brushton Borough Records contain one volume of meeting minutes (1890-1894), one volume of ordinances (1890), and five folders of borough council papers including ordinances, resolutions, and one street commissioner's report.

Dates: 1890-1894

Carrick Borough Records

Identifier: RG-03-006
Scope and Contents

The Carrick Borough Records contain five volumes of meeting minutes from 1905-1927 and six volumes of ordinances from 1904-1927.

Dates: 1904-1927

Chartiers Township Records

Identifier: RG-03-007
Scope and Contents

The Chartiers Township Records contain four volumes of township meeting minutes (1901-1920), two volumes of ordinances (1901-1920), and the bills of ordinance numbers 175 to 253 (1914-1920), as signed by the President of the township's Board of Commissioners and the board's secretary.

Dates: 1901-1920

City Council Minute Books, 1816-1906 [bulk 1816-1875]

Identifier: RG-01-001
Scope and Contents The City Council Minute Books, 1816-1906, contain 27 handwritten volumes of meeting minutes for the Select and Common Councils. Of the 27 books, 12 relate to the Common Council and 11 relate to the Select Council. The remainder of the books detail meeting notes from Special Committees.Topics covered in the books range from general meeting notes, legislation, roll calls of the council members and other city business. Within the Special Committee volumes, topics discussed include...
Dates: 1816-1906 [bulk 1816-1875]

City Council Records, c.1800-1859 [bulk 1816-1843]

Identifier: RG-01-002
Scope and Contents The City Council Records, c.1800-1859 [bulk 1816-1843] contain nearly 2,000 documents created or received by the Common and Select City Councils of Pittsburgh from the beginning of the 19th century to the 1850s. Records typically include communications, petitions, reports, drafts of ordinances and resolutions, attendance sheets and invoices. Topics covered by the records include public works projects, commerce, public safety and the administration of laws and regulations. Matters...
Dates: c.1800-1859

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