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Archival Record Series

USCC - Bureau of Awards

[Record Group 230-22]

230-22.1 Correspondence and Papers
1875-1878
2 cu.ft., no index
This series includes outgoing correspondence which concerns chiefly the issuance of awards during the Exhibition. It also includes minutes of meetings of the judges of exhibit group XIV (Heating, Lighting, Ventilation, Water Supply, and Drainage Apparatus) and exhibit group XXV (Instruments of Precision, Research, Experiment, and Illustration, including Telegraphy and Music), 1876. It also lists of judges names, places of origin, and biographical information; lists of exhibitors' names, type and location of exhibit; selection, organization, and duties of judges; systems of awards; also, informational sheets concerning exhibits for the use of judges, regulations for exhibit tests, description of awards ceremony; lists of awards to national, state and collective exhbiits, and in rifle matches, rowing and yacht regattas; and report of the Special Committee on Appeals [from judges's decisions] of the Centennial Commission.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
230-22.2 Reports of Awards
1876
6 volumes, 12 cu. ft., no index
Both manuscript and printed and published judges' reports on each exhibit; each report lists exhibitor's name, address, description of exhibit, citation of merits, judges names; catalogue, group and award numbers; manuscript versions bear judges' signatures; also included are exhibitors' receipt notices for awards received and some relative correspondence.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
230-22.3 Register, Diplomas and Medals Awarded
1877-1878
1 volume, no index
This register lists the date, exhibitor's name, address, exhibit group number, note of whether a diploma or medal was awarded, and some indication of the receipt of the award by the exhibitor.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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