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Free Library of Philadelphia, Board of Trustees of the

[Record Group 154]

154.1 Annual Reports
1896, 1903, 1916-1918, 1922, 1930-1950, 1952-1989, 1992, 1993
54 volumes, index
Volumes 1988-1989, 1992-1993 are biennial reports. For other Annual Reports between 1907-1938, see Office of the Mayor, Annual Reports.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.2 Reports and Publications
1926-1965
5 volumes, partial index
Illustrations of floor plans, Main Library, Logan Square, 1926; "A Regional Library System for Philadelphia" ca. 1960; "A Decade of Growth (1951-1960)" 1960; "Philadelphia's Central Library Problem and Plan," 1965; "Financial Procedures of the Free Library of Philadelphia," 1955, by the Fels Institute, University of Pennsylvania .
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.3 Treasurer's Statements
1893-1896. 1907-1908
1 cu.ft., no index
Entries list dates and amounts of receipts and disbursals, parties from whom received or to whom paid, receipt and disbursal statements, trial balances.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.4 Treasurer's Statements, George S. Pepper Fund
1893-1901
1 cu.ft., no index
Entries list dates and amounts of receipts and expenditures, parties from whom received or to whom paid; receipts, disbursals, and mortgages statements.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.5 Bank Books
1895-1937; missing 1907
8 volumes, no index
Entries for accounts with Provident Life and Trust Company list dates, types, and amounts of deposits and withdrawals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.6 Dues Record, Free Library Association
1893
1 volume, no index
Entries list members' names, dates and amounts dues paid.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.7 Insurance Policies Register
1903-1905, 1909-1927
2 volumes, no index
Entries list insuring company, policy number and face amount, property insured, annual premium, expiration date.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
154.8 Specifications for the Erection and Completion of the Building for the Free Library of Philadelphia.
ca. 1921
1 cu.ft., no index
Included are a typescript and printer's proof of Specifications prepared by Horace Trumbauer, Architect, and two proposals prepared by bidding contractors.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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