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USCC - Executive Committee and Director-General

[Record Group 230-2]

230-2.1 Correspondence and Papers
1872-1878
10 volumes, 5 cu. ft., partial index
This series includes principally the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Director-General A. T. Goshorn (1874-1878), Executive Committee Chairman D. J. Morrell (1872-1876) and Executive Committee Secretary B. H. Haines (1872-1874). There are also copies of reports received by the Executive Committee and staff, bills for the Director-General's expenses, correspondence relating to the medals awarded by the Centennial Commission and the report by the Executive Commissioner to the Executive Committee on 21 January 1873. One cubic foot is devoted the approved applications of the site allocations of the city building, several foreign buildings, many of the privately-operated structures, the Medical Department Building, most of the state buildings and the United States Government Building. These applications bear a number, date, exhibitor's name, building's intended use, description and plot plan. Finally, there are numerous petitions requesting that the Exhibition grounds be opened on Sundays.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
230-2.2 Final Report of the Director-General
1878
2 vols., no index
These volumes also include the reports of the Bureaus of Admissions, Agriculture, Art, Awards, Classification & Catalogue, Engineering, Fire, Horticulture, Installation, Machinery, Medical Service, Protection, Telegraphy, Transportation, and Water Supply.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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