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Archival Record Series

Public Health, Department of

[Record Group 80]

80.1 Department of Public Health. Annual Report
1950, 1952-1980, 1987
30 volumes, index
For other Annual Reports between 1920-1938, see Office of the Mayor, Annual Reports
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.2 Department of Public Health. Historical Ordinances
1942-1952
1 volume
Copies of ordinances for the period 10 February 1942 to 2 January 1952 pertaining to the Department of Public Health and also including letters of approval addressed by the Director of Public Health to the Mayor.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.3 Philadelphia Public Health Reports and Publications
1949, 1952, 1956, 1959, c. 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1978
14 volumes, index vols. 1949, 1952 only
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
80.4 Reports and Publications Received
1950, 1952, 1959
3 volumes
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
80.5 Scrapbooks
1931-1962
6 cu.ft., 6 volumes
Contains chiefly clippings from Philadelphia and area newspapers concerning matters specifically or generally relevant to public health.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.6 Papers
1953, 1966-1970
1 cu.ft.
Includes minutes of the Exhibits Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Health Fair, May 16, 1966, June 19, 1966 and Minutes of the Community Health Services Staff, Jan. 1969- June 1970; monthly reports of the Division of Health Education, 1969; previsional vital statistics reports which include all Health Districts, Dec. 1968 - Nov. 1969; reported Communicable Diseases, Jan-Dec. 1969; confidential Commissioner's Reports, Nov. 1968-July 1970; the Deputy Health Commissioner's Comments for the Commissioner's Report, Jan. 1969-July 1970; the dedication program for District Health Center No. 4, 25 April 1967; and Philadelphia General Hospital ceremonies marking the Presentation of the painting "Osler at Old Blockley" to the Osler Memorial and the Blockley Historical Museum by Wyeth Laboratories, 5 June 1953.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.7 Monthly Bulletin of The Department of Public Health and Philadelphia Health Bulletin
1920, 1930, 1943-1952; missing January-April, August-December 1930, November-December 1943, September-October 1944, July, December 1945, February 1946, August 1950, March, April, December 1951
90 volumes
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
80.8 Department of Public Health "Historical Publications"
ca. 1959
1 volume
A list of publications, reports, studies, surveys, and proposals for the period 1860-1959, which, at the time, were in the offices of the Department of Public Health.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.9 Hospital Surveys
1947, 1949, 1953, 1956
4 volumes, index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
80.10 Health Code
1956, 1974
2 volumes, no index
Volume (ca.) 1956 is excerpted from the Code of General Ordinances of the City of Philadelphia. Volume December 31, 1974 is excerpted from the Philadelphia Code, as amended to 31 December 1973.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
80.11 Laws, Ordinances & Regulations
1928
1 volume, index
Includes all laws and regulations in force at the time of publication concerning the Department of Public Health. There is also included a capsule history of the development of public health work in the City of Philadelphia
For other health laws and regulations, 1848, 1858, 1907, 1908, 1922-1960, see Record Series 37.24 & 76.40
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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