Philadelphia Information Locator Service
Shelf List

Scrapbooks, Philadelphia Public Buildings

[Record Series: 160.36]

31 scrapbooks of clippings from various Philadelphia newspapers clipped and organized by Samuel C. Perkins, President of the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings from 1871 to 1901. Clippings relate to the construction of City Hall and of the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings. Scrapbooks also include much published material relating to construction and controversaries surrounding City Hall.

Included at the end of Reel 4 are various published pamphlets relating to the controversary of building at Center Square, legal opinions, guides to City Hall and official publications of the Commissioners from the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Reel Numbers, volumes and dates included are as follows:

Also: Reports and Publications (1799-1891)


Links to related information...
PhILS Home
-->City Agencies
---->Erection of the Public Buildings, Commissioners for the [160]
------>Scrapbooks, Philadelphia Public Buildings [160.36]
-------->Shelf List. (Graphical version of this page)

Send your comments to phils@libertynet.org
Last updated on November 8, 2000