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USCC - Department of the Engineer of the Centennial Grounds

[Record Group 230-23]

230-23.1 Correspondence and Papers
1873-1876
4 volumes, 2 cu. ft., no index
This series consists of incoming correspondence concerning the maintenance of the various buildings and recommendations of employment applicants. There are also Exhibition grounds situation plans and topographical maps of Fairmount Park, ground plans, installation plans, and elevations chiefly of the Main Exhibition Building, Machinery Hall, and the Agricultural Building. Other buildings are represented as well. The series also contain specifications for grounds grading, level books showing installation locations of water and gas lines and railroads, and descriptions of lots allocated for erection of private buildings.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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