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Gas, Department of

[Record Group 75]

75.1 Correspondence
1885-1886
1 volume
Correspondence chiefly concerned with the tracks of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad through the Gas Works property.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.2 Bureau of Gas. Annual Reports
1889, 1890, 1901, 1902, 1904-1908, 1910-1923
23 volumes, index
Volumes for 1901, 1902, 1904-1908, 1910-1912 also contain the Annual Report of the Director of Public Works. For other Annual Reports between 1887-1930, see Record Series 60.1
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.3 Bureau of Gas. Gas Works Inventory
1887
1 volume
Inventory of all property transferred by the Trustees of the Philadelphia Gas Works to the Department of Public Works, April 4, 1887. Verified April 25, 1887
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.4 Bureau of Gas. Papers, Re Construction of the Gas Works, 25th Ward
1888-1889
1 cu.ft.
Plant constructed at Delaware River and Tioga Street; contractor Philadelphia Gas Improvement Co. of Camden, N. J.; papers include bids, agreements, PGI bond, specifications, some correspondence.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.5 Bureau of Gas. "Title Papers"
1894
1 volume
A list of papers in Bureau's possession as of date; entries grouped under headings of each gas installation property list type of instrument (deed, lease, etc.), date on which made, parties to it.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.6 Bureau of Gas. Papers Re Lease of Gas Works to United Gas Improvement Company
1897
1 cu.ft.
Includes inventory of property leased, some correspondence, copies of agreements.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.7 Bureau of Lighting and Gas. Annual Reports
1948
1 volume, index
For other Annual Reports between 1932-1938, see Record Series 60.1
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.8 Bureau of Lighting, Street Light Route Maps
ca. 1928
1 volume, index
Maps indicate "route" (area) numbers and locations of street lamps within each by street numbers; also indicated are number of lamps on each route located on main streets, "small" streets, courts or alleys, and numbers of naphtha and gas lamps on each route.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.9 Bureau of Lighting. Annual Reports
1889, 1911-1913, 1915-1923
13 volumes, index
Volumes for 1911, 1912 also contain the Annual Report of the Director of Public Works. For other Annual Reports between 1887-1930, see Record Series 60.1
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
75.10 Bureau of Lighting. Report: Street Lighting by Gas and Gasoline
1914
1 volume, index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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