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City Charter Revision Commission

[Record Group 171]

171.1 Transcripts of Public Hearings
1973
2 cu.ft., index
Complete transcripts of testimony on administrative and legal proposals for changes in City Charter given before Commission; includes witnesses' names and occupations or community group affiliations; also filed with each hearing transcript are lengthy statements presented by witnesses but not printed in the transcripts; transcripts contain identifying references to these statements.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
171.2 Final Report of City Charter Revision Commission
1973
1 volume, index
Presented to Mayor and President of City Council; includes names of Commission members and staff; contains both broad general recommendations for changes in form of Philadelphia city government and specifically worded proposals for changes in the forms of designated sections and paragraphs of Philadelphia Home Rule Charter adopted in 1951.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
171.3 Files
1973
1 cu.ft., index
Includes statements made to Commission by individuals and organizations, most of which are also included in Record Series 171.1; newspaper articles; press releases; membership of commission; index of functions covered by revision of Charter; and History of Philadelphia City Government, prepared by the Pennsylvania Economy League, 1973.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
171.4 "City Charter History from Newspapers"
1956-1973
1 folder, index
Collection of photo static copies of clippings from Philadelphia Evening Bulletin of news articles and editorials concerning City Charter of 1952, legislation relating to it and amendments to it, and the establishment of the City Charter Revision Commission.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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