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Philadelphia Charter Commission

[Record Group 143]

143.1 Official Report
December 1938
1 volume, index
Addressed to Governor and General Assembly; surveys contemporary structure of City and County governments and their fiscal problems, discusses principal general problems and the nature of most desirable solutions, presents a draft of proposed new charter.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
143.2 Official Report, Summary
1938-1939
2 volumes, index
Includes:
Summary Report of the Philadelphia Charter Commission, September 1938 and
Revised Edition of the Summary Report of the Philadelphia Charter Commission, February 1939.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
143.3 Reports Prepared by the Philadelphia Charter Commission
1937-1938
6 volumes, index
Includes:
Factual Material Memorandum Nos. 1 (Form of Government), 3A & 3B (Organization of Departments);
Abstracts of the . . . Hearings of the Legislative Committee to Investigate the Cost of Government in the City of County of Philadelphia; Preliminary Draft of Legislation; and
Proposed Government, Part V., Finance.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
143.4 Reports Prepared for the Philadelphia Charter Commission
1937-1938
8 volumes, index
Includes A Topical Index of Statutes and Ordinances, prepared by the Bureau of Municipal Research; Suggestions concerning Accounting System and Budgeting and Financial Procedure, prepared by the Pennsylvania Economy League; A Report on Real Property Assessments in Philadelphia, Factual Material Memorandums Nos. 2 (City-State Relations), 4 (City Planning) and 5 (Administration of Penal Treatment), An Historical Survey of Certain County Offices, Tax-Exempt Property in Philadelphia, all prepared by the Institute of Local and State Government, University of Pennsylvania.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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