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[Record Group 94]

94.1 Annual Reports
1855-1862, 1864-1951, 1957-1965
102 volumes, index
For other Annual Reports between 1858-1912, see Office of the Mayor, Annual Reports.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.2 Appropriation Ledger
1854-1948, missing 1912
490 volumes, no index
Entries, under heading of proper City or County office and year, list monthly disbursals of each appropriation item; for each disbursal is shown its date, amount, reason for payment, warrant number, and (occasionally) payee; totaled annually.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
94.3 Monthly Appropriation Ledgers
1854-1927
42 volumes, index
Entries for each departmental and bureau annual appropriation list date and title of ordinance creating it and total appropriation followed by lists of total monthly value of warrants countersigned and issued; also added variously are summaries of appropriations balances for preceding year, additional appropriations, and transfers of appropriations.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
94.4 Register of Warrants
1854-1857
8 volumes, index
Lists of warrants issued for expenditures; each entry shows warrant number, date countersigned by Controller, appropriation item to which charged, to whom payable, amount, date paid by City Treasurer; departments or bureaus for which warrants included are City Controller, City Ice Boats, City Property, City Treasurer, City Trusts, Clerks of Councils, Department of Education, Fire, Trustees of Girard Estate, Guardians of the Poor, Health, Highways, Law, Lighting, Markets, County Prison, Receiver of Taxes, Sinking Fund Commissioners, Surveys, Water, Wharves and Landings, Trustees of Wills Estate.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.5 Trust Funds Appropriation Ledger
1857
1 volume, no index
Appropriations from proceeds of various trusts for use of Guardians of the Poor, the Board of Controller of the Public Schools, and Wills Hospital; under headings for each are listed ledger entries for each appropriation number listing item's purpose, amounts appropriated and dates, payees, amounts, reasons for disbursals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.6 Departmental Estimates of Expenditures for Budget
1919
1 volume, no index
This volume consists of ten forms for use in preparing expenditure estimates of the 1919 Budget. The forms are: Recapitulation General and Loan Funds; Direct Expense and Miscellaneous; Repairs and Net Stores Balances; Replacements and Property Acquisitions; Salary Supporting Schedule; Special and Trust Funds; Department of Supplies Recapitulation General and Loan Funds; Department of Supplies-Direct Cost of Service and Net Stores; Department of Supplies-Repairs, Replacements and Property Acquisitions; and Miscellaneous. Each form includes the form number and identification; date prepared; department or bureau, and division thereof for which form was prepared; signatures of the head of the Department, chief of bureau, and employee who prepared the form; character and object of expenditure; amount of 1917 expenditures including General Fund, Loan Funds and total; amount of 1918 appropriations including 1917 non-merging balances, annual appropriations, and additional appropriations of the General Fund and Loan Funds with totals for each and a general total; amount of 1918 expenditures, actual and estimated, including amounts of the General Fund and Loan Funds that are actual to September 1 and amounts estimated and totals, and total amount requested for 1919 including indication of amount of increase or decrease over 1918 expenditures. This volume is labeled "No. 2".
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.7 Estimated Departmental Expenses
1857-1859
1 volume, index
Lists of expected annual expenditures for City and County agencies, apparently derived through requests to each office; entries consist of listing, by appropriation item number and title, of totals of expected expenses for that item; for those offices that receive revenues directly from the public (fees, rentals, etc.) are included lists of their estimated receipts from each source; both lists totaled; departments and bureaus for which entries made include City Commissioners, City Controller, City Ice Boats, City Property, City Treasurer, Clerks of Councils, Fire, Guardians of the Poor, Health, Highways, Inspectors of the County Prison, Law, Markets, Receiver of Taxes, Surveys, Water, Wharves and Landings for 1857-1859; for 1858-1859 only, City Trusts, Police, Trustees of Wills Hospital; for 1857, 1859 only, Controllers of the Public Schools, Commissioners of the Sinking Fund; for 1858 only, Trustees of the Girard Estate.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.8 General Ledger
1857-1927; missing 1863-1865
26 volumes, no index
Yearly ledger form entries of all City and County office accounts overseen by Controller, in which receipts by each office-or its appropriation-balanced against disbursals;
see also: City Treasurer, GENERAL LEDGER.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.9 Journal
1862-1919; missing 1898, 1902-1904, 1911
19 volumes, no index
Entries, chiefly at one or two week intervals but sometimes daily, list receipts and disbursals of all City and County office appropriation accounts.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.10 General Journal
1911-1936
14 volumes, no index
Monthly entries listing moneys receivable and payable under account headings of Cash, Capital, Sinking Fund, General Fund, Loan Fund, warrants, taxes.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.11 Monthly Reports for General Journal Entries
1915-1942; missing 1917-1918
13 volumes, no index
Monthly listings of amounts of appropriations and transfers, contracts registered, reductions in contract reserves, reductions in departmental accounts, stores issued, summary classifications of expenditures, all analyzed by departments and bureaus and their appropriation item numbers; monthly entries of total amounts of warrants approved by Controller and paid by Treasurer, analyzed by the accounts on which issued; monthly and quarterly statements of additions, allowances, receipts, refunds and transfers of duplicate and excess taxes, analyzed by type of tax; monthly lists (beginning 1921) of total city contributions to pension fund from 1915 of employees placed on pension that month; employee's name, age, length of service also included.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.12 Daily Statements, City Treasurer's Bank Deposits and Drafts
July - December 1885
1 volume, no index
Entries include amounts and sources of Treasurer's receipts, certification notice from bank in which deposited, statements of drafts made upon and balances remaining in banks (some forty in all) in which City funds deposited.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.13 Endorsed Warrants Paid by City Treasurer
1857-1858
1 volume, no index
Daily lists of warrants paid, the entry for each of which lists warrant number, department or bureau for which issued, person to whom payable, dates of issue and registry, amount, interest.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.14 Returns of Fees from City Offices to Treasurer
1858-1902, missing: 1883, 1889-1896, 1898-1901
12 volumes, no index
Journal entries of fees received by Treasurer from each office; entries list date, office from which received, reasons for which fees paid, amounts, totaled daily only.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.15 City Treasurer's Receipts and Expenditures
1859-1862
1 volume, no index
Bi-weekly lists of receipts and disbursals; entries for receipts indicate amount and City or County office from which received or account (taxes, loans) on which received; entries for disbursals indicate amount, warrant number, and office for which paid.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.16 City Treasurer's Payments of Warrants
1855-1858
1 volume, no index
Under headings of individual City and County offices journal entries list dates and amounts paid, balanced against total Amounts of warrants originally outstanding for year.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.17 Appropriation Ledger, School Loan of 1864
1865-1868
1 volume, no index
Citation of Ordinance of December 1, 1864, authorizing $1,000,000 loan for school purposes; schedule of how proceeds allotted to the 26 school sections of Philadelphia County; accounts of disbursals for each section showing improvements intended for them and journal entries of dates, amounts, payees, and causes for disbursals for effecting them; these payments totaled and balanced against initial section allotment.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.18 Certificates of Loan
1857, 1863-1877
3 volumes, partial index
Daily lists of issuance of certificates, countersigned by Controller, for a variety of public loans. Each entry lists the title, number and amount of the loan, and its date of passage; the date of certificate issuance, its number; persons to whom issued and amount of certificate. The volume for January to June 1857 lists certificates issued on loan of December 3, 1856.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.19 City Loan Certificates Redeemed by Agent Bank
1895-1910; missing 1898-1899, 1902, 1906
11 volumes, no index
Monthly lists of loan certificates redeemed submitted by agent bank; entries list certificate number, name of holder, date canceled, amount, title, and maturity date.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.20 City Loan Certificates Issued and Transferred by Agent Bank
1859-1904; missing 1887-1903
29 volumes, no index
Monthly reports submitted by agent bank; entries list persons to whom new certificates issued, certificate numbers, and total value.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.21 City Loan Certificates Issued, Reissued, Cancelled
1860-1915
33 volumes, no index
Entries vary in form but essentially list certificate number, title of loan, value of certificate, its holder, date issued, reissued, or canceled.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.22 Ledger, Transfer and Division of City Loan Certificates
1863-1904
4 volumes, index
Under headings of individual loans, lists of canceled certificates' numbers and dates, owners' names, amounts, and numbers and dates of certificates replacing them with new holders' names, amounts, dates redeemable.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.23 Loans Record
1855-1858
1 volume, index
This volume appears to be an attempt at a unified record of City loans of period; includes entries for loans redeemed, "temporary" loans, loans purchased for trust funds, various sinking fund accounts, loans due and payable, etc.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.24 Issues of New Loan Certificates for Cancellations
1855
1 volume, no index
Undated list of quantity only of certificates canceled and total value; certificate numbers of new certificates issued in their place and their value, persons to whom issued, dates redeemable.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.25 Journal, Matured Loans Redeemed
1859-1884
1 volume, no index
Entries for each certificate redeemed list certificate number and amount, holder's name, date redeemed, agency by whom issued (City, County, or County boroughs or districts of pre-Consolidation period), ordinance authorizing loan, maturity date, rate of interest.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.26 Sinking Fund Commissioners, Securities Purchased
1911-1916
1 volume, no index
Entries list date, title of loan purchased, amount and from whom purchased, rate of interest, certificate numbers, price, total cost, date received by City Treasurer, fund charged and date.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.27 Loan Ledger, Sinking Fund Treasurer
1885-1891
1 volume, no index
Monthly statements of income to Sinking Fund from loans and disbursals from that income, totaled separately; entries list certificate number, loan title, amount, or amounts of commissions paid or received (as, for instance, when Commission acts as agent for State Loans).
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.28 Loan Ledger, Sinking Fund Commission
1892-1919
3 volumes, no index
Under individual loan headings are listed monthly entries of amounts of matured loan, interest upon it, shares purchased or transferred, and totals; also listings of appropriations, interest on investments and deposits, amounts of loans sold, and totals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.29 Register, Loans Held by Sinking Fund Commissioners
1877-1891
1 volume, index
Under individual loan headings are listed numbers of certificates held, their value, maturity date, payment date, remarks chiefly concerning consolidations or transfers.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.30 Certificates of Various Loans of Sinking Fund
1885-1901
1 volume, index
Listed under heading of each loan the various loan certificates assigned to Sinking Fund, giving, for each, date, loan title, certificate number, and amount.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.31 Statement of City Dect at Consolidation
1854
1 volume, no index
List of July 12, 1854, of all outstanding loan certificates of city and boroughs, districts and townships; each entry lists number of certificates of each loan (identified by ordinance authorizing it and date of maturity) and total amount due on them.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.32 City Debt Register
1859-1884
1 volume, no index
Monthly statements of outstanding loans contracted by "Old City" and County districts, boroughs and townships consolidated with it as reported in 1854, with discrepancies since corrected; includes also those of sinking funds of old City and County and of the District of Spring Garden and County Guardians of the Poor which at consolidation, along with above loans, were canceled and credited to "new" City debt; in effect, a detailed record of the total governmental debt of Philadelphia at consolidation in 1854 and its eventual repayment .
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.33 Instruments Register
1896-1922; missing 1902-1907
2 volumes, no index
Entries for each instrument (e.g., bonds, leases, petitions, agreements) list department from which received and date received, subject, date and terms, date executed by Mayor, party to whom forwarded and date; vol. 1908i1922 adds date of approval of ordinance authorizing instrument.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.34 Delinquent Tax Returns, Receiver of Taxes
1926-1927, 1929-1936
12 volumes, no index
Entries list daily totals of receipts of delinquent City and personal taxes, and the amount of tax upon which received; amount of difference between these apparently fines or penalties.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.35 Payroll, Department of Highways and Markets
1854-1857
1 volume, no index
Chiefly monthly lists, under headings of each department, of names of employees, salary due them, numbers of warrants by which paid; Highways' payrolls subdivided according to area of City or institutions in which workers employed; Markets' payrolls divided by markets at which employees attended.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.36 Payroll, Police Department
July - September 1854
1 volume, no index
Monthly lists for Marshall's Police, Night Police, Constable's Day Police, Market Watchmen, Lamplighters and officers attached to Mayor's office, each of which subdivided under headings of City police divisions or former County districts, boroughs, or townships in which stationed; entries consist of officers' names and amount of salary due them.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.37 Payroll, Pennsylvania Nautical School Ship
1911
1 volume, no index
Monthly lists of names of officers and crew, their ranks, salary due each, signatures of recipients of payments.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.38 Audits of Fees Received by City and County Offices
1889-1900, 1910-1929
2 volumes, no index
Chiefly onepage annual summaries of sources of revenues (other than taxes) received; notes on sources provide data the operations for which they were received.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.39 Report of Audit, Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company and Philadelphia Transportation Company
1916, 1921-1924, 1928, 1943-1944, 1947-1950
12 volumes, index
Reports made to, and at direction of City Council(s); reports 1916, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 and 1928 concern the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company; reports 1943, 1944, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950 are an "examination of certain accounts and financial records" of the Philadelphia Transportation Company (which was formed on 1 January 1940 from the merger of the P.R.T. and underlying companies.);1916 report concerns six years preceding 30 June 1916; 1928 report concerns five year period ending 30 June 1928; reports for 1921-1924, 1943-1944 and 1947-1950 cover annual periods ending in December of those years.
For similar records, 1929 - 1946, see Journal of City Council
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.40 Triennial Audit of the City Controller
1954, 1957, 1960, 1963, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1978
8 volumes, no index
Audits performed pursuant to Section 2-300(5) of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, which provides that at least once in three years provision shall be made for a firm of certified public accountants named by the City Council to make an examination of the manner in which the Auditing Department (City Controller) performs its auditing duties. Reports include comments and recommendations made by the certified public accountants. Procedures employed in conducting the examination include observation of the daily operating routines, discussions and interviews with the personnel of the Controller's Office, examination of audit reports and working paper files and analysis and review of office procedures, operational manuals, forms, correspondence and other information.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
94.41 Special Audits
1951, 1953-1957, 1961-1964, 1966, 1968, 1970-1987, 1989, 1993
382 volumes, no index
Audits of programs receiving city monies and/or of programs in which the city is a recipient of outside funding.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.42 Audits of Departments
1949-present
38 cu.ft., index
Not complete for every City and County office for every year; in addition to detailed statement of audit of each office accounts reports include comments and opinions of Controller and/or auditing firm on conditions of audit, past practices of office, and recommendations for future procedure; also, a prefatory summation of organizational structure of office.
Audits for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 issued as one volume and include no financial statements. Audits for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 include financial statements for the preceding year. Audits for Fiscal Years 1994 and afterwards include financial statements for the current fiscal year. Audits beginning in Fiscal Year 1992 also include organizational charts of each office.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
94.43 Analysis of Operations
1957-1960
4 volumes, no index
Bound compilation of controller's standard audits of all departments, together with the controller's summary of the operations. Volumes for 1957 and 1960 only include controller's summary.
A similar record can be found in the Director of Finance's Annual Report
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.44 Manual of Accounting, Reporting, and Business Procedure
1917
1 volume, index
Presents detailed description of principles of accounting and reporting established in Controller's office, 1911; also reprints copies of all forms prescribed for use by all City and County offices in regard to requisitions, contracts, purchases, expenditures, payrolls, and receipts of revenue.
2nd Edition
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.45 Object of Expenditure Classification
1914, 1923
2 volumes, index
Schedule establishing object expenditure code numbers for all supplies and services purchased by City. There is also included a Detailed Explanation of Object of Expenditure Classification (ca. 1914) which explains the type of items included in each expenditure classificaition.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.46 Inventory, Bureau of City Property, Department of Public Works
31 August 1928
1 volume, no index
Real estate and buildings entries list a short description of each, its address, size of lot, cost of land, total cost, date of construction, estimated life of structure from construction date, accumulated estimated reserve for capital depreciation as of December 31, 1927; entries for equipment list description, quantity, unit and total costs, present condition, date of acquisition, probable total life, accumulated estimated reserve for capital depreciation as of December 31, 1927.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.47 Records Disposal File
1951-1952
1 cu.ft., no index
Contains correspondence, memos, reports, inventory of records in Controller's Office May 1, 1950 and lists of disposed materials; first City departmental records disposal program.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.48 Reports and Publications
1940-1996
436 volumes, no index
Includes various controller's reports on the state of the finances of Philadelphia and upon various practices and procedures within the city government.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.49 Salaries and Claims Appropriation Ledger
1854-1856
1 volume, no index
Arranged in the form of a balance sheet. Information includes number of appropriation, department or purpose for which funds spent, date, purpose and amount of warrant, total spent and balances, date and purpose of the appropriation and total of appropriation.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.50 Sinking Funds General Balances
1878-1891
1 volume, no index
A balance sheet for all the City's debts included in Sinking Fund and for sources of income such as securities in the possession of the Treasurer, and railroad stock. Each balance includes the title and number of the loan or object of investment and date of entry, value of Sinking Fund securities, interest, appropriations and other sources of income, reason for and amount of dispersals and balance. There is also included for each year a balance sheet for the Treasurer, Sinking Fund Commissioners, and securities in possession of the Treasurer.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.51 Ledger, Special Appropriations at Consolidation
1854
1 volume, no index
Includes salaries, special appropriations and counter claims against the corporation including obligations incurred by the districts, townships, and boroughs incorporated. Contents include date and amount of appropriation, warrant number, date and amount of payment, name of payee and occasionally reason for payment, subtotals and totals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.52 Licenses, Permits and Fees
1946
1 volume, no index
Report to Controller Frank L. Tiemann from the Philadelphia Committee, Pennsylvania Economy League.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.53 Departmental Cash Receipt Ledger
1951-1952
1 volume, no index
Includes Department or Bureau, date, source of receipt and amount.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.54 Auditors Record of Schedules of Bids and Contracts
1943-1948
2 volumes, no index
Includes department and/or bureau, year of contract, item number, name of contractor, character of work of contractor, contract number, amount of contract, date schedule of bids received, date contract received, date contract checked to schedule of bids, date contract passed to registrar of contracts, date copy of contract received, date of completion of contract, and remarks.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.55 Firemen's Pension Fund of the City of Philadelphia
16 September 1952
1 volume, index
Includes the history and organization of the Pension Fund, comments respecting financial statements, income and general comments, comparative balance sheets fiscal years 1951 and 1952, comparison of investments for the same years, analysis of circulation of loans receivable and statements of income, income deductions, pension distributions, cash receipts and disbursements for fiscal years, 1951 and 1952.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.56 Record of Real Estate Bail
April 1947 - January 1950
1 volume, no index
Entries list ward number, name of assessed owner, location, assessed value of property, amount of bail, whether back taxes are paid, name of defendant, charge against defendant, person who accepted bail, date of entry, date of release and certificate number.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.57 Audit, Philadelphia Gas Works Company
1936-1939
17 volumes, index
Audit of the lessee accounts and financial records of the Philadelphia Gas Works Company, each for the 12 month period ending 31 August of each year, with the exception of the 2-year report which covers the period 1 September 1928 -31 August 1930 and the reports which cover the period 1 September 1936 - 31 December 1937 and 1 January 1938 - 31 August 1938 (owing to the transfer of the City's gas lease from United Gas Improvement Company to the Philadelphia Gas Works). Each report includes exhibits, schedules, and a balance sheet. Report ending 31 August 1930 prepared by Maltbie Associates, under the instruction of the City Controller. Report ending 31 August 1931 prepared by Hyne, Goldthwaite & Mylott, under the instruction of the City Controller. Reports ending 31 August 1941 to the 31 August 1949 prepared by Charles S. Rockey & Company, Certified Public Accountants, under the instruction of the City Controller.
For later audits, see Audits of Department.
For other audits between 1 September 1931 and 31 August 1934, see Journal of City Council

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.58 Report on the Valuation of the Property of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company and Philadelphia Rural Transit Company Systems
25 February 1937
1 volume, index
Entries include valuation summary, general procedures and rules for depreciation; depreciation data by accounts for engineering, way (land excepted); buildings, structures, etc.; equipment machinery and tools; distribution system, etc.; and bus system; valuation data of Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company Sustem for engineering, way (land excepted); buildings, structures, etc.; equipment machinery and tools and distribution system, etc.; valuation data for land, overheads, Philadelphia Rural Transit Company System, miscellaneous physical property, price indices and service condition per cent-track; and a definition and classification of terms. Report prepared under the direction of Gordon R. Exley, Consulting Engineer.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.59 Papers of City Controller Robert C. White
1936-1948
1 cu.ft., 7 volumes, index
Includes correspondence, statements and addresses, letters to City Council, 1936-1939, 1941; newsclippings from the Evening Ledger, 1936-1937; reports to the Governor and miscellaneous items; several framed plaques and editorial cartoons; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings 1936-1948
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
94.60 Annual Budget Statements
1915
2 volumes, no index
Under the Act of 11 June 1879, (# 134), as amended on 9 May 1913, the City Controller was responsible for the preparation and submission of the City's budget to the City Councils. This document contains a summary consolidated balance sheet; limit of appropriations for general and loan funds; comparative five-year statement of estimated receipts and obligations; estimated and actual receipts for 1914; annual and special appropriations; General Account statement; Capital Account statement; Special and Trust Accounts; Comparative Fund Balance Sheet; School Debt; estimate of general fund surplus at 31 December 1914; estimated assessed valuation of taxable property; summary of cash receipts, disbursements and balances; increases and decreases in General Account cash receipts; general summary of estimated financial requirements for fiscal year 1915; and the budget for 1915.

The Appendix to the Budget Statement contains the actual salaries for all positions in 1913 and 1914 and the proposed salaries for 1915.
For similar records, 1920, 1934-1952, see Mayor's Budgets;
For similar records, 1953-present, see Operating Budget
For related materials 1917-1952, see City Council, Financial Programs.

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.


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