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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)

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