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[Record Group 232-5]

232-5.1 Correspondence and Files
1927-1931
43 folders, no index
Includes summative information and letters concerning individual exhibitors. Folder 1 contains letters from the office of the National Sesqui-Centennial Exposition, Washington, D.C., requesting statements about the origins, scope, participation, attendance, and financial arrangements for the exhibition which were addressed to the first official Sesqui-Centennial exposition historian, Joseph R. Wilson, and forwarded to E. L. Austin. Folder 2 contains an alphabetical list of the Association's creditors and their addresses. Folders 3-25 concern awards made by the Jury of Awards including 7 folders of correspondence with exhibitors in the British section. Folders 26-33 concern the salvage operation and auction sale.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-5.2 Auction Catalogue of Receivers' Sale
July - August 1927
6 volumes, no index
Include copies of the receivers' sale in equity catalogues of items sold in sales on exposition grounds: Police Equipment, Restaurant Equipment, Theatrical Equipment(July 18); Plumbing Equipment and Plumbing Supplies, Lawn and Garden Equipment (July 22); Large Quantity of Electrical Equipment (July 28); Automobiles and Trucks, Office Furniture, and Office Equipment (August 2); Buildings and Structures(August 8-9).
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
232-5.3 Daily Cash Receipts
30 April 1927 - 31 May 1928
22 folders, no index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-5.4 Transcripts of Equity Proceedings in Case of John D. Cardinell vs. Sesqui-Centennial Association
25 January 1928 - 25 November 1928
1.25 cu.ft., partial index
Consist of the typed transcript of meetings and hearings held before the special master John Arthur Brown and special reports of the special master, May 16 and November 19, 1928; accounting data produced in evidence. The equity proceedings include all claimants, not only John D. Cardinell. Austin's testimony appears in the record for April 18, 1928. The testimony for December 6, 1927-May 16, 1928, is indexed; July 23, 1928-November 15, 1928, is partially indexed.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
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