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Philadelphia Committee on Higher Educational Opportunities

[Record Group 60-13-2]

60-13-2.1 Survey
ca. 1956-1957
1 volume,
Includes copy of questionnaire given to high school students, primarily seniors, of Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties, and tabulated results of survey. Approximately 20,000 students returned survey; results are tabulated from approximately 16,000 answers. 100% sample from Philadelphia and 50% sample from suburban counties used. Tabulated results include 30 tables containing information ranging from personal data (sex, age, parentage, nativity, etc.) to reasons for attending college, choice of college and alternative choices, need for higher education, etc. Includes Summary of Findings and Statistical Appendices, prepared by Temple University. June 1957.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
60-13-2.2 Reports
1956-1958
2 volumes,
Includes: Inventory of Higher Educational Facilities in the Philadelphia Area. A Report to the Committee on Higher Educational Opportunities in Philadelphia, prepared by Government Consulting Service, Institute of Local and State Government, University of Pennsylvania. December 1956. Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations of the Philadelphia Committee on Higher Educational Opportunities. A Summary Report. January 28, 1958.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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