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Philadelphia Court Sampling Project

Appendix A: Reduction in Bulk 1949-52 

Philadelphia Criminal Court Records Sampling Project

Report of Reduction in Bulk for Sampled Years, 1949-1958

Measured In Cubic Feet Units

Bills of Indictment

Notes of Testimony

Total # Boxes

Total Reduction in

% Reduction

Year

Before

After

Before

After

Before

After

Bulk (Cubic Feet)

in Bulk

1949

16.0

5.5

29.0

18.0

45.0

23.5

21.5

0.48

1950

17.0

7.0

33.5

16.0

50.5

23.0

27.5

0.54

1951

15.0

5.5

31.5

14.0

46.5

19.5

27.0

0.58

1952

16.0

5.5

37.0

19.0

53.0

24.5

28.5

0.54

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

Total

64

23.5

131.0

67.0

195

85.0

104.5

54%