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Name of Creator:Greater Boston Business Council
Title:Greater Boston Business Council records
Reference Code:M211
Location Code:39/3
Extent:2.70 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Scope and Content Note:The collection includes board of directors records consisting of by-laws, correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, and documentation concerning the “crisis” and subsequent restructuring in 2000. In addition, there are publications including general and membership brochures, the News and its predecessor the Business Counselor, and directories.
Historical Note:Founded in 1991, “the mission of the Greater Boston Business Council (GBBC) is to foster and promote the vitality and productivity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) business and professional community in the greater Boston area, thereby contributing to the economic welfare of the general Commonwealth” of Massachusetts. The Council holds monthly dinner meetings and networking parties, as well as additional social events and a yearly Awards for Excellence gala. In addition, the GBBC publishes a bimonthly newsletter, the Business Counselor. The Council is sponsored by Art's Dune Tours, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Cambridge Trust Company, Eastern Bank, and TD Bank. Membership levels include student, individual, and business.
Language and Scripts:English.
System of Arrangement:Organized into two series: Series 1. Board of Directors and Series 2. Publications.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Greater Boston Business Council
  • Greater Boston Business Council

  • Gay business enterprises
  • Gays -- Employment -- Massachusetts -- Boston

Conditions Governing Access:The collection is unrestricted.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:Received from Paul Anagnostos on September 2, 2015.
Accruals:Further accruals are expected.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:Copyright restrictions may apply.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Daniel Lavoie, March 2016